Pacific Northwest Hamfairs & Events

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Recent Updates

2/1 Bulletin.  The 2015 ARRL Idaho State Convention has been canceled!
1/30 -  Added August 22 date for the Annual Clark County Amateur Radio Club (CCARC) Ham Fair, Vancouver, WA.
1/26 -  Added October 10 date for the Kitsap Amateur Radio Hamfest.
1/21 -  Added June 12-14 dates for the Apple City ARC Wenatchee Hamfest,  Dryden, WA. 

Added June 7. CVRS Antique Radio Swapmeet, Burnaby, BC

1/18 -  March 12 Microhams Digital Conference is now open for registration.    

-  Added July 25 date for the  17th Annual Pacific Northwest Ham Radio Tailgate Swapmeet. Lewis County Fairgrounds.

1/9 -  Added Oct 10 & 11 date and location for the Pacific Northwest VHF Society Annual Conference.

February 14.  Salem Hamfair & Computer/Electronics Swapmeet.   This is an ARRL sanctioned event.  Rickreall, Oregon at the Polk County Fairgrounds. .  

February 22.  Burnaby ARC Swapmeet, New Westminster, BC.

March 7.  Mike & Key Swap Meet. Puyallup fairgrounds exhibition hall, Puyallup, WA.  This is an ARRL sanctioned event.  Flyer in PDF  (62K()

March 21.   MicroHams Digital Conference.  Redmond, WA.  This is an ARRL sanctioned event.

April.  ARRL Idaho State Convention. Boise, ID, Voice of Idaho ARC.   Canceled. 

April 11.  Yakima Hamfest. Yakima, Washington.   Selah Civic Center, 216 South 1st Street, Selah, WA.

April 11 & 12. Communications Academy. Seattle, WA.  This is an ARRL sanctioned event. 

May 1-3.  Nevada State Convention.  Reno, Nevada.

May 3.  Maple Ridge Swapmeet.  Pitt Meadows BC.

May 9.  Stanwood Camano Amateur Radio Club Hamfest, Stanwood Middle School, Stanwood, WA.   Contact Vic, N7KRE (360)387-7705)    nwecop@tgi.net 

May 15-17. Washington State Search And Rescue Conference.  Carnation, WA.

May 22-24.  Pateros 16th Annual Ham Radio, Campout/Potluck. Pateros WA.  Free "dry" camping along the Methow River at Pateros.   Always the weekend prior to Memorial Day Weekend - except this year!   Contact Roger W7CH (509)687-3919.

June.   Port Ludlow ARC Annual TailGate'r.  Port Ludlow, WA.  

June 5-7.  Sea-Pac Hamfest and ARRL Northwestern Division Conference.  Seaside Convention Center, Seaside, Oregon. This is an ARRL sanctioned event.  .  .

June 12-14.  47th Annual Wenatchee Hamfest.  Apple City ARC. Dryden Gun Club.  Dryden, WA.

June 7.  CVRS Antique Radio Swapmeet.  Burnaby, BC.

June 13.  KARS Hamfest. Kootenai Amateur Radio Society.  Post Falls, ID.  Always the 2nd Sat in June. For information contact Bonnie, KG6QQM, 208-683-2939 or  or John,  

July 10-12.  Salmoncon.  Pacific Northwest QRP Group annual weekend outing.   North Bend, WA at Valley Camp.  Contact Wayne McFee

July 17-19.  Glacier Waterton International Peace Park Hamfest.  Glacier Meadows Campground, 13 miles west of East Glacier on MT Hwy 2.  .  

July 17-19.  6th Annual KUH Family BBQ.  Springdale, WA.   Contact Ray, (509)258-7078   Flyer in PDF.  (400 K)

July 25.    17th Annual Pacific Northwest Ham Radio Tailgate Swapmeet.  Lewis County Fairgrounds.   Contact John Ellingson, K7OSK. .

August 7-9.  60th Annual Pacific Northwest DX Convention.   Everett, WA.

August 16. Antique Radio Swap Meet.  Puget Sound Antique Radio Association. 9 AM to 1 PM. Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, WA 98155. Free admission.   (Always the 3rd Sunday in August)  

August 22.  Annual Clark County Amateur Radio Club (CCARC) Ham Fair, Vancouver, WA.  or .

August 22.  Highline Amateur Radio Club SwapFest.  DesMoines, WA. Always the 4th Saturday in August. This is an ARRL sanctioned event.  

September 11-13.  18th Annual Northwest APRS/Digital Summer Gathering. Valley Camp, North Bend, WA .  Contact

September 26.  Washington State Convention (Spokane Hamfest) Spokane Valley, WA.  This is an ARRL sanctioned event.  Contact, Betsy, N7WRQ.  (509)448-5821  

October 4.  Comfest.  Delta, BC.

October 10.  Kitsap County Hamfest.  Silverdale, WA. This is an ARRL sanctioned event.  Contact Public Contact: Jim Nicolet , N7SYD, (360)874-0180.   

October 10.  Pacific Northwest VHF Society Conference.  Issaquah, WA.  This is an ARRL sanctioned event.

October 17. Swap-Tober-Fest. Mid-Valley ARES. Polk County Fairgrounds, Rickreall, OR.  Contact: Don Brusch,  .


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Disclaimer:  I do my best to keep up with scheduling changes on these events, but there is always the chance that one will be canceled or re-scheduled and I will not find out about it.  I suggest that you verify all dates and locations with the sponsor.

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