Red River Radio Amateurs Hamfest, ARRL Dakota Division Convention

Red River Radio Amateurs Hamfest, ARRL Dakota Division Convention

Event Details:

  • Start Date: September 28, 2024
  • End Date: September 28, 2024
  • Location: West Fargo Fairgrounds, Hartl Bldg, 1805 Main Ave. W., West Fargo, ND 58078
  • Website: RRRA
  • Sponsor: Red River Radio Amateurs
  • Type: ARRL Convention
  • Talk-In Frequency: 145.350 MHz, PL 123

Contact Information:

  • Public Contact: Kent Olson, KA0LDG
  • Mailing Address: 148 Ironwood Dr., Horace, ND 58047
  • Phone: 701-261-4674
  • Email:

Event Highlights:

  • Registration Fee: $15 (includes Lunch & Hourly Prize Drawings)
  • Major Prize Drawing Tickets: $10 each or 3 for $25
  • Flea Market Tables: $5 each for an eight (8) foot table


  • Amateur Radio Exams
  • ARRL Forum
  • Camper Space at Roughrider Campground in Minot
  • Educational Forums
  • Food
  • Free Parking
  • Ham of the Year Award for the most distinguished North Dakota Amateur
  • Introduction to Ham Radio
  • Major Prizes
  • Raffle Prizes

Major Prizes:

  • Yaesu FTDX-10 HF Radio
  • Yaesu FTDM-200DR Dual Band Radio
  • Yaesu FT-70DR Handheld
  • Hygain 12-17 HF Beam
  • Alpha Portable Verti-Tenna Antenna


Friday, September 27th

  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Flea Market Setup

Saturday, September 28th

  • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM: Flea Market Setup
  • 8:00 AM: Doors Open
  • 2:00 PM: General Assembly with Awards and Prize Drawings
  • 6:00 PM: Pot Luck Dinner at Campground
  • After Dinner: Quick Left Foot (QLF) CW Contest at Campground

Join us for a day of ham radio fun and fellowship at the Red River Radio Amateurs Hamfest and ARRL Dakota Division Convention. Don't miss the chance to win great prizes, participate in forums, and enjoy a pot luck dinner with fellow ham radio enthusiasts!

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