South Milwaukee ARC Swapfest 2024

South Milwaukee ARC Swapfest 2024

The South Milwaukee Amateur Radio Club (SMARC) is excited to announce the annual Swapfest, a highlight event for amateur radio enthusiasts, hobbyists, and the general public. This event promises a day filled with great deals, knowledge sharing, and community bonding.

Event Details:

  • Date: July 6, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM (Sellers can enter at 6:30 AM)
  • Location: American Legion Post 434, 9327 S. Sheppard Ave., Oak Creek, WI 53154
  • Website:
  • Sponsor: South Milwaukee ARC WI9SM
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In Frequency: 146.910 127.3 PL -offset
  • Public Contact: Karen Burris, KC9WQJ


  • General Admission: $5.00 per person at the gate


  • Indoor and Outdoor Setup: Our contract with the American Legion does not allow any early setup to reserve selling spaces, so arrive early to secure your spot.
  • Food and Refreshments: Available through the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary from 6:30 AM. The American Legion Bar will open at 10:00 AM.
  • Amateur Radio Licensing: Information about obtaining or upgrading your amateur radio license will be available.
  • Community and Public Service: Learn how amateur radio operators support their communities during events and emergencies.

About South Milwaukee Amateur Radio Club:

The SMARC is dedicated to promoting the interest of amateur radio operators in the South Milwaukee area. Our club values learning, community, and inclusivity, welcoming members from all walks of life. We organize various activities, including meetings, auctions, and the annual swap fest, all aimed at fostering a sense of community among amateur radio enthusiasts.

Club Leadership:

  • President: Karen Burris, KC9WQJ
  • Vice President: Bert Rognsvoog, K9AYL
  • Secretary: Ron Clayton, KC9PQD
  • Treasurer: Paul Gruettner, WB9ODQ

For more information about the swapfest or the South Milwaukee Amateur Radio Club, visit our website or contact Karen Burris at

We look forward to seeing you at the South Milwaukee ARC Swapfest 2024 for a day of fun, learning, and community engagement!

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