Sunshine Swapfest 2024

Sunshine Swapfest 2024

The Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club, Inc. (FCARC) is excited to invite all enthusiasts of amateur radio, computers, electronics, and related curiosities to the Sunshine Swapfest 2024. This tailgate hamfest promises a day filled with buying, selling, trading, and community bonding for all attendees.

Event Details:

  • Date: June 15, 2024
  • Time: Gate opens at 7:00 AM
  • Location: American Legion Post 38, 3220 W. College Ave., Appleton, WI 54911
  • Website: FCARC Sunshine Swapfest
  • Sponsor: Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club, Inc.
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In Frequency: 146.760 PL100
  • Public Contact: Anthony Mach, AB9IO
    • Address: 773 Yorkshire Rd., Neenah, WI 54956
    • Phone: 920-858-6300
    • Email:

Admission and Pricing:

  • General Admission: Free
  • Vendor Spaces: Free (one parking spot per seller vehicle)

Event Highlights:

  • Outdoor Event: The swapfest will be held rain or shine in the parking lot.
  • Buy, Sell, and Trade: Electronics, computers, computer games, test & scientific equipment, and more.
  • Great Food and Refreshments: Available all day, with the bar open.
  • Tailgate Hamfest: Sellers park their vehicle and sell right from their truck or car. Sellers can also bring a table to set up.


  • GPS Coordinates: 44.262453N, 88.455312W
  • From US Hwy 41:
    • Exit College Ave.
    • Drive east on College Ave.
    • Take a left onto N. Bluemound Dr.
    • Drive north on N. Bluemound Dr. for approximately 600 feet.
    • The entrance to the parking lot is on the right.

Why Attend?

The Sunshine Swapfest is a fantastic opportunity to:

  • Explore and Purchase: Discover a wide range of amateur radio and electronic items.
  • Network: Connect with fellow enthusiasts.
  • Enjoy: Great food, community atmosphere, and a unique tailgate experience.

Join us for a day of fun, learning, and community at the Sunshine 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 FCARC Sunshine Swapfest. We look forward to seeing you there!

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