Riverland ARC Swapfest 2024

Riverland ARC Swapfest 2024

The Riverland Amateur Radio Club (RARC) is excited to invite all amateur radio enthusiasts to the Riverland ARC Swapfest 2024. This event promises a day filled with radio fun, great deals, and community bonding for all attendees.

Event Details:

  • Date: June 15, 2024
  • Time: All day event
  • Location: American Legion, 414 Broadway St., Stoddard, WI 54658
  • Website: rarc.qth.com
  • Sponsor: Riverland Amateur Radio Club
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In Frequency: 146.97
  • Public Contact: Drew Neve, AB9NE
    • Address: 417 21st St. S, La Crosse, WI 54601
    • Phone: 608-385-5990
    • Email: ab9ne@yahoo.com

Admission and Pricing:

  • General Admission: $5.00
  • Vendor Tables: $10.00 each (does not include entrance fee)

Event Highlights:

  • Indoor Sales Area: A variety of vendors offering amateur radio equipment and electronics.
  • Door Prizes: Exciting prizes to be won throughout the event.
  • Flea Market: Buy, sell, and trade a wide range of items.
  • Food Vendor: Delicious food available on-site.
  • Handicap Accessible: The venue is accessible to everyone.

VE Testing:

  • Date: June 15, 2024
  • Time: 9:00 AM
  • Location: Bethany Church on County B during the swapfest.
  • Registration: Required at least 5 days in advance. Contact Roger Reader, KA9BKK at (608) 783-0723 or rcnjr1229@gmail.com.
  • Requirements: Bring two forms of ID, a copy of your current license, FRN number, and any CSCEs you may already have. The fee is $15 for the ARRL exam and $35 for the FCC when you pass.

Club Information:

The Riverland Amateur Radio Club meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 401 West Avenue South in La Crosse. Anyone interested in amateur radio is invited to attend.

Join us for a day of fun, learning, and community at the Riverland ARC Swapfest 2024. Whether you're an experienced amateur radio operator or new to the hobby, this event offers something for everyone. For more details and to stay updated, visit rarc.qth.com. We look forward to seeing you there!

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