Richmond, Kentucky, Hamfest

Richmond, Kentucky, Hamfest

Event Details:

  • Date: September 14, 2024
  • Location: Madison County Fairgrounds, 3237 Old Irvine Road, Richmond, KY 40475
  • Sponsor: Central KY ARS (CKARS)
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In Frequency: 145.370, PL 192.8, also Fusion

Contact Information:

  • Public Contact: Glenn Foley, KO4OL
  • Mailing Address: 411 Wallace Ct., Richmond, KY 40475
  • Phone: 859-623-1139
  • Email:

Event Highlights:

  • Time: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Eastern time)
  • Entry Fee: $8.00
  • Tables: $5.00 each (contact
  • Tailgating: Free outdoor tailgating space (with ticket purchase)
  • Ham Exams: W5YI-VEC testing begins at 12:30 PM
  • Concessions: Provided by Union City Christian Church Youth Group

Main & Door Prizes:

  • Sponsored by ARRL, Arrow Antennas, Bioenno Power, DX Engineering, Heil Ham Radio, and N3FJP
  • Drawing Time: 12:00 PM
  • Extra Chance Tickets: Available at the door
  • Must be present to win Door and Main Prizes


  • T.A.W.


  • Location: Madison County Fairgrounds, 3237 Old KY 52, Richmond, KY
  • Directions: Turn East at traffic light 13. Only 6 easy miles from I-75, Exit 90.

Talk-in Frequency: 145.370, PL 192.8

Join the Central Kentucky Amateur Radio Society for a fun-filled day at the Madison County Fairgrounds. Enjoy the climate-controlled indoor event, free outdoor tailgating, and a variety of vendors. Participate in the ham exams and have a chance to win fantastic prizes. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with fellow ham radio enthusiasts and support CKARS and its community activities.

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