UPCOMING HAMFESTS

This is a list of hamfests in the Maryland-DC area.

I am including a list of hamfests in nearby Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, West Virginia and Delaware as a courtesy to our neighboring Section Managers.

I, your MDC Section Manager, Marty Pittinger - KB3MXM, and/or a designated ARRL representative(s) plan to attend all hamfests in the Maryland-DC Section.

We hope to see you all there.


York Hamfest
Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Location: Elicker's Grove Park, Spring Grove, PA
Sponsor: York Hamfest Foundation
For more info, click on: www.yorkhamfest.org
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The Great Hagerstown Hamfest
Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018

Sponsor: Antietam Radio Association
Location: Washington County Agricultural Center
For more info, click on: https://w3cwc.club/hamfest
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Eastern Pennsylvania Section Convention
Date: Sunday, May 06, 2018

Sponsor: Warminster Amateur Radio Club
Location: Bucks County Community College
                  Lower Bucks Campus, Bristol, PA
Website: www.k3dn.org
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Great Lakes Division Convention (Dayton Hamvention)
Dates: Fri. thru Sun. May 18-20, 2018

Location: Greene County Fairgrounds & Expo Center, Xenia, OH
Sponsor: Dayton Amateur Radio Association
For more info, click on: hamvention.org
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Memorial Day Hamfest
Date: Sunday, May 27, 2018

Sponsor: Maryland FM Association
Location: Howard County Fair Grounds, West Friendship, MD
For more info, click on: www.marylandfm.org
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W4OVH Manassas Hamfest / Convention
Date: Sunday, June 03, 2018

Sponsor: Ole Virginia Hams ARC
Location: Prince William County Fairgrounds, Manassas, VA
For more info, click on: manassashamfest.org/index.html
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BARC's Father's Day Hamfest
Date: Sunday, June 17, 2018

Sponsor: Baltimore Amateur Radio Club
Location: Arcadia VFC Carnival Grounds, Upperco, MD
For more info, click on: www.w3ft.com
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Harrisburg Radio Amateurs Club Firecracker Hamfest
Date: Saturday, June 30, 2018

Location: Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA
Sponsor: Harrisburg Radio Amateurs Club
For more info, click on: www.w3uu.org
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68th Annual Berryville Hamfest
Date: Sunday, August 5, 2018

Sponsor: Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club
Location: Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds, Berryville, VA
Website: www.svarc.us/hamfest
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Pennsylvania State Convention (Uniontown Gabfest)
Date: Saturday, September 01, 2018

Location: Uniontown ARC Clubhouse, Uniontown, PA
Sponsor: Uniontown Amateur Radio Club
For more info, click on: www.w3pie.org
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Virginia Beach Hamfest
Date: Saturday, September 8, 2018

Location: Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Beach, VA
For more info, click on: virginiabeachhamfest.com
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CARAfest
Date: Sunday, October 7, 2018

Location: Howard County (Maryland) Fairgrounds
Sponsor: Columbia Amateur Radio Association
For more info, click on: www.carafest.org
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Third Annual SantaFest
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018

Location: American Legion Youth Camp, Cheltenham, MD
Sponsor: Prince George's County Emergency Radio Association & American Legion
For more info, click on: pgares.org/santafest

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You may view upcoming hamfests which are being held in the MDC Section and nearby in Pennsylvania, Delaware, West Virginia and the northern Virginia area by clicking on the ARRL's Hamfest and Convention Calender, "WWW.ARRL.ORG/hamfests-and-conventions-calendar."

As always, "I am ready to serve you."

Tnx es 73,
Marty Pittinger, KB3MXM, <KB3MXM@ARRL.NET>
ARRL Maryland-DC Section Manager

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