Roger's RAGS Hamfest 2024

Roger's RAGS Hamfest 2024

The Radio Amateurs of Greater Syracuse (RAGS) are thrilled to announce Roger's RAGS Hamfest 2024! This event is a prime opportunity for amateur radio enthusiasts to connect, learn, and exchange equipment. Whether you're a seasoned ham or just starting out, there's something for everyone.

Event Details:

  • Date: July 13, 2024
  • Time: 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Location: Camillus Elks Lodge #2367, 6117 Newport Road, Camillus, NY 13031
    • GPS Coordinates: 43.06857, -76.32461
  • Sponsor: Radio Amateurs of Greater Syracuse (RAGS)
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In Frequency: 146.91/31 (PL 103.5)

Admission and Vendor Information:

  • Admission: $5 per person, Group Discount: 5 for $20
  • Tailgate Spaces: $5 per car
  • Indoor Tables: $8 each
  • Tickets: Available at the gate or online at RAGS Hamfest


  • Setup: Starts at 7:00 AM, Open from 7:30 AM
  • Breakfast and Lunch: Served indoors
  • FCC Exams: 9:00 AM by the ARRL VE Team
    • Requirements: Bring two forms of ID (one photo), email address, $15 cash, black pen, and two #2 pencils. If upgrading, bring original license, FRN number, and CSCE if applicable.


  • Main Prizes:
    • $500 Gift Certificate to DX Engineering
    • Rig Expert Stick 500 Antenna Analyzer
    • Comet GP-3 144/440 Base Antenna
  • Prizes Drawn Throughout the Day
  • Main Prizes & 50/50 Drawing at 12:00 Noon


  • ATM On Site
  • Commercial Vendors: Can set up Friday afternoon, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (no hookups, water, electricity, or toilets if overnight)

Contact Information:

  • Public Contact: Jeryl Wright, NK2C
  • Phone: 315-727-2762
  • Email:
  • Address: 229 Windcrest Drive, Camillus, NY 13031
  • Website: RAGS Club

About RAGS:

The Radio Amateurs of Greater Syracuse (RAGS) is an ARRL-affiliated Amateur Radio Club serving Central New York since 1955. The club provides fellowship, technical advice, and public service communications to promote and support amateur radio in the community. RAGS members actively participate in emergency communications (ARES, RACES) and traffic nets. The club welcomes both Hams and non-Hams and offers mentorship to newcomers. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month, except July and August.

Join Us:

Roger's RAGS Hamfest is a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the amateur radio community, find great deals, and participate in informative and fun activities. Mark your calendars for July 13, 2024, and join us at the Camillus Elks Lodge for a memorable day.

For more information or to reserve tables, visit our website or contact Jeryl Wright at the details above. We look forward to seeing you there!

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