TarcFest 2024

TarcFest 2024

Join us for TarcFest, hosted by the Tampa Amateur Radio Club, on August 24, 2024. This ARRL-sanctioned Hamfest promises a day full of amateur radio excitement, community, and fun.

Event Details:

  • Date: August 24, 2024
  • Location: Tampa Amateur Radio Club, 7801 N. 22nd St., Tampa, FL 33601
  • Website: Tampa Amateur Radio Club
  • Sponsor: Tampa Amateur Radio Club
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In Frequency: 147.105 PL 146.2

Admission:

  • General Admission: $5.00 per person
  • Children 12 & under: FREE
  • Tailgating: FREE with paid admission
  • Indoor Tables: $15.00 in advance

Schedule:

  • Event Hours: Doors open for everyone at 7:00 AM
  • W5Y1 VE Testing Sessions: Following the event

Activities and Features:

  • Tailgating: Free with paid admission, enjoy selling and buying amateur radio gear
  • Indoor Vendor Tables: $15 each, available in advance
  • Food & Drinks: Available from the TARG Grill
  • VE Testing: On-site license testing sessions for new and upgrading hams

Directions:

  • From I-4: Take the Hillsborough Avenue (US 92) exit west to 22nd Street and turn north. TARC is located at the end of 22nd Street on the right.
  • From I-275: Take the Sligh Avenue exit east to 22nd Street and turn north. TARC is located at the end of 22nd Street on the right.
  • From I-75: Take I-4 west to Hillsborough Avenue (US 92) exit west to 22nd Street and turn north. TARC is located at the end of 22nd Street on the right.

About TARC: The Tampa Amateur Radio Club has been proudly serving the Tampa community for over 100 years. They hold member meetings on the first Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday Socials featuring coffee, donuts, and radios at 9 a.m. Additionally, the TARC Net meets every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. on the 147.105 repeater.

Public Contact:

  • Name: Bill Bode, N4WEB
  • Address: 14302 Capitol Dr, Tampa, FL 33613
  • Phone: 813-382-9262
  • Email: n4web@hamclub.org

Come and be part of "Florida's Friendliest Tailgate," where you can meet fellow amateur radio enthusiasts, learn, share, and enjoy a day dedicated to the amateur radio hobby. We look forward to seeing you at TarcFest 2024!

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