Thousand Islands Repeater Club Hamfest 2024

Thousand Islands Repeater Club Hamfest 2024

Attention all ham radio enthusiasts! Mark your calendars for a day filled with fun, learning, and radio magic at the Thousand Islands Repeater Club (TIRC) Hamfest. This one-day event will be held on May 18, 2024, at the Depauville Fire Department Community Center in Depauville, NY. Whether you're a seasoned ham or new to the hobby, this event promises an engaging experience for all.

Event Details

  • Date: May 18, 2024
  • Location: Depauville Fire Dept Community Center, 15191 School St., Depauville, NY 13632
  • Time: The event details regarding the start and end time are typically announced closer to the event, so please keep an eye on the website for updates.

What to Expect

The Hamfest, sponsored by the Thousand Islands Repeater Club, features a variety of activities for amateur radio enthusiasts:

  • Vendor Booths: A chance to browse through a selection of equipment and accessories which can be hard to find elsewhere.
  • ARRL Hamfest: As an ARRL-sanctioned event, expect well-organized testing sessions for entry and upgrade in privileges, provided through W5YI.
  • Talk-In: For those arriving with mobile units, the talk-in frequency is 147.030+ with a 151.4 tone to guide you in.

Membership and Community

TIRC is not just about radios; it’s about community. Located in the picturesque Thousand Islands Region of New York State, the club is a hub for amateurs to gather, share knowledge, and enjoy the hobby. Membership details include:

  • Fees: $25 per individual, $37.50 per family, and $10 for students. New members pay an additional $5 application fee.
  • Application: Interested parties can fill out an application form available on the TIRC website. This can be emailed or mailed to the club for approval.

How to Connect

For more information or to reach out with questions:

This event is a fantastic opportunity to meet fellow hams, exchange tips, and enhance your skills in amateur radio. Don’t miss out on the fun and educational experience at the Thousand Islands Repeater Club Hamfest 2024!

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