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March 6, 2020 @ 4:00 PM - March 7, 2020 @ 4:00 PM EST
March 6-7, 2020
Doors open at 4:00 p.m. on Friday and close at 7:00 p.m. The hamfest will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and close at 4:00 p.m. with the grand prize drawing.
Trussville Civic Center
5381 Trussville-Clay Road
Trussville, AL 35173
Talk-in will be available on the Club’s 146.88 MHz repeater.
Admission is $10.00 and this includes 1 prize ticket. Admission is good for both days of the Hamfest. Children under 12 are free.
A wide variety of prizes will be awarded. Stay tuned for a list of those in the coming months. There will be hourly prizes (Winner must be present). And a Grand Prize (Winner need not be present).
Amateur radio license exams will be given at 9:00 AM on Saturday in the Fireside Room. The $10 Hamfest admission is not required for testing. Those wishing to test will need to bring two forms of ID (one with a picture), and a copy of any existing Amateur License or CSCE, if applicable. The testing fee is $15 for anyone over 16 years old. Fees for those 16 and under will be paid by the Birmingham Amateur Radio Club on their behalf. For more information contact John Outland, K3FP, (205) 354-5258.
Flea Market Set-up is scheduled for Friday beginning at 12:00 AM for vendors with a prior reservation and beginning at 1:30 p.m. for walkups. The facility will open on Saturday at 7:00 AM for additional move-in. This will allow 90 minutes for move-in before opening to the public at 8:30 AM.
▶ Vendor registrations are now open! Click here.
For more information, contact August Treubig, AG5AT, firstname.lastname@example.org (205) 902-3320.
Stay tuned for a Forum Schedule including the Alabama ARRL Section Meeting.
Each year at BirmingHAMfest, the Birmingham Amateur Radio Club makes a special presentation of the Citizenship Award. This is the highest honor awarded by the Birmingham Amateur Radio Club in recognition of outstanding service, unselfish devotion and contributions to the Club, the community, and to the Amateur Radio Fraternity. The recipient is selected by the President and two past recipients of the award. The 2019 honoree will be revealed at this year’s BirmingHAMfest!
Hamfest is at the Trussville Civic Center, 5381 Trussville-Clay Road, Trussville, Al 35173