Pacific Northwest Hamfairs & Events

(Last update Wednesday, March 29, 2023 07:59)

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Recent Updates

3/26 -  Added the July 28-30. Third annual DMR Gathering. Valley Camp near North Bend WA 
3/25 -  Added the June 3rd & 4th Museum Ships Weekend Event (MSWE)
3/15 -  Added the  March 19th CVRS Antique Radio Swapmeet.  Burnaby, B.C.
3/12 -  Added the August 20th date for the Puget Sound Antique Radio Association swapmeet.
3/7 -  Added the April 1 Southwest Idaho ARC Spring Hamfest.  Meridian, ID.
3/1 -  The October 7-8 SOAR Expo in Klamath Falls, Oregon has been canceled.

-  Added the Oct 14th date for the Kitsap County ARC Annual Hamfest.


April 1.  Southwest Idaho ARC Spring Hamfest. Meridian, ID.    This is an ARRL Sanctioned Event.

April 8th.  Northwest Vintage Radio Society Spring Radio Show and Sale.  Aurora, Oregon. Flyer in PDF.  (550K)

April 16th Comox Valley ARC 2023 Ham Swap Meet. Vancouver Island, BC.  Setup 8:30, public 10:00 am - 1 pm.  Merville Hall (Yellow Building ), 1245 Fenwick Rd at Hwy 19A.  (Just 15 min. north of Courtenay on the old highway), Merville, BC.  Contact Brian Sellstedt, VE7RD,

April 29.  Kamiah Hamfest.   Kamiah, ID.  This is an ARRL Sanctioned Event.  Flyer in PDF.  (255K)

May 6. Winston VFW Ham Swap Meet, Winston Oregon. Contact: Dennis, AG7K.  Flyer in PDF (400K)  , (541)733-9850.

May 6.  Microhams Digital Conference.  Redmond, WA.

May 13. Stanwood Camano Hamfest, Stanwood, WA.  This is an ARRL Sanctioned Event. .   Flyer in PDF (284K).

May 20.  N7YRC Tailgate Party, Dept of Emergency Management, 2403 S. 18th Street, Union Gap, WA.  This is an ARRL Sanctioned Event.  Contact: Rod Rath , KC7VQR, P.O. Box 4058 Yakima, WA 98904.  Phone: 509-952-6077.

June 2-3-4.  SEA-PAC Hamfest and ARRL Northwestern Division Convention.  Seaside Convention Center, Seaside, Oregon. . .  Flyer in PDF.  (600K). 

June 3.  Grays Harbor Electronics and Hamfest FleemarketFlyer in PDF.  (120K)

June 3 & 4.   Museum Ships Weekend.   The Kootenai Amateur Radio Society will participate in the Museum Ships Weekend Event (MSWE) from Farragut State Park near Athol, Idaho.  Farragut State Park was Naval Training Station Farragut from 1942 to 1946.  KARS will be operating under Special Event Call N7F ("Navy 7 Farragut") from the park museum. They plan to put three stations on the air, 80-10 Meters, CW, SSB, FT8. from 8AM Saturday to Noon Sunday (PDT), June 3 and 4.

June 9-10-11. Wenatchee ACARC Hamfest, Dryden, WA.  Flyer in PDF.  (640K)

July 8-9.  SALMONCON QRP Conference.  Valley Camp (Near North Bend, WA) .  For info contact

July. Chehalis Valley ARC Ham Radio Tailgate Swapmeet.  Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, Chehalis, WA. 

July 14-16.  Glacier Waterton International Peace Park Hamfest.  Glacier Meadows Campground, 13 miles west of East Glacier on MT Hwy 2. 

July 15. Coos County Radio Club Hamfest and Swapmeet. Bandon, Oregon.  Flyer in PDF. (237K)

July 28-30.  Third annual DMR Gathering. Valley Camp near North Bend WA.

August 11-13. Pacific NW DX Convention.  New Westminster, BC.  

August 12.   Kootenai Amateur Radio Society Hamfest.  Post Falls, ID.

August 20.  Puget Sound Antique Radio Association Swapmeet.  Flyer in PDF.  (415 K)

September 23.  Spokane Hamfair.  University High School in Spokane Valley

September 30. High Desert Amateur Radio Group 2nd Annual High Desert Ham Fest, Redmond, Oregon. Deschutes County Fairgrounds.  contact 

October.  Pacific Northwest VHF Society Conference.

October.  Swaptoberfest.  Rickreall, OR.  Contact:

October 14. Kitsap County ARC Hamfest. Bremerton, WA. 



February.  Salem Hamfair.  Rickreall, OR. 

March.  Mike & Key Swapmeet.  Puyallup, WA.

May 31, June 1-2, 2024.  SEA-PAC Hamfest and ARRL Northwestern Division Convention.  Seaside Convention Center, Seaside, Oregon.  . .


May 30-31, June 1, 2025.  SEA-PAC Hamfest and ARRL Northwestern Division Convention.   Seaside Convention Center, Seaside, Oregon.  . .

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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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