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5 December 2015
Superstition SuperFest 2015
Hosted by the Superstition Amateur Radio Club
Mesa Community College, 1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ
Click HERE for map.
Hours: 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Admission is $5.00 with under 12 free.
Tailgate - $10.00 per space (includes 2 admission tickets)
VE Testing - Register between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM. Testing at 9:00 AM
ARRL Card Checking, Special Event Station, GOTA Station, Fox Hunts
Food and Drinks will be available.
Visit the web site at for all the details.

9 January 2016
Thunderbird Hamfest 2016
Hosted by the Thunderbird Amateur Radio Club
Northwest Community Church, 16615 N 43rd Ave, Phoenix, AZ
Click HERE for map.
Hours: 8: AM until 12:00 Noon
Vendor Set Up at 7:00 AM - Friday night after 5:00 PM permitted also.
General Admission: $3.00. Vendor Spaces: $10.00 per parking slot.
Door prizes - VE testing 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.
Talk-In 146.700 -600, 162.2 Pl or 446.150 -5, 100 Pl
Snack & Beverages will be available.

17-23 January 2016
Quartzfest 2016
Sponsored by the QuartzFest Planning Committee
Roadrunner Short-Term BLM Land, US Hwy 95 & 53rd St North, Quartzsite, AZ
Talk-In: 146.55 Simplex
Contact Dave Anderson, K1AN at 602.616.8338 or email for more information.

19 - 20 February 2016
2016 Southwestern Division Convention/Yuma Hamfest
Hosted by the Yuma Amateur Radio Hamfest Organization
Yuma County Fairgrounds, 2520 E 32nd St in Yuma, AZ
Click HERE for map.
Hours are Noon - 5:00 PM Friday and 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday.
Gates open Thursday, 18 February, at 2:00 PM for camping.
Admission $5.00 per person.
Talk-In frequency - 146.840 (-) Pl 88.5 Hz.
Check web site at for full details.
Email contact:

19 March 2016
2016 Spring Hamfest
Hosted by the Scottsdale Amateur Radio Club
Mountain Valley Community Church, 17800 North Perimeter Drive, Scottsdale, AZ
Click HERE for map.
Hours are 6:00 AM until 12:00 Noon.
VE testing will be held and refreshments will be available.

26 March 2016
Tucson Spring Hamfest
Hosted by the Radio Society of Tucson
Target Store (north parking lot), 9615 E Old Spanish Trail, Tucson, AZ
Click HERE for map.
Hours are 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Seller set up starts at 5:00 AM
Free Admission and Parking. Spaces are $10 per space.
Free VE Testing, GOTA (Get On the Air) station, Card checking, prizes.
Coffee, Tea and Donuts will be available.
Talk-In on 146.800 Pl 156.7 or 145.250 Pl 156.7.
For map and more information, visit web site at

9 April 2016 (date Tentative)
April Hamfest at DeVry
Hosted by the Arizona Amateur Radio Club and the Amateur Radio Council of Arizona
DeVry University, 2949 W Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
Click HERE for map
Watch for date and details.

7 May 2016
Cochise Hamfest
Hosted by the Cochise Amateur Radio Association
Green Acres Club Site, 2756 S Moson Road, Sierra Vista, AZ
Click HERE for map
Hours are 7:00 AM until 12:00 Noon
Open House demonstration of amateur radio communications, VE Testing.
Prizes. Breakfast and Lunch will be for sale for a reasonable price.
Contact Lee Ilse, KD7OED at for more information.

22 - 24 July 2016
ARCA/Williams Hamfest
Hosted by the Amateur Radio Council of Arizona
Williams Rodeo Grounds, 800 Rodeo Road, Williams, AZ
Click HERE for map
Hamfest hours are Dawn to Dusk Friday and Saturday.
Trip to the Grand Canyon aboard the Grand Canyon Railroad on Sunday, 24 July.
Hospitality Suite on Friday - Barbecue Dinner at Railside RV Ranch on Saturday.
Breakfast and Lunch served by the Kiwanis Club of Williams on Friday and Saturday.
Prizes, VE Testing, Seminars and more.
For complete up-to-date information, click on the "ARCA/Williams Hamfest" link at the left of the screen.

21 - 22 October 2016
2016 Arizona State Convention / CopaFest 2016
Hosted by the Maricopa Amateur Radio Association
Ultra Star Center at Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino, 16000 Maricopa Road, Maricopa, AZ
Click HERE for map
Talk-In: 449.125- (Pl 136.5) & 145.210- (Pl 162.2)
Contact Bob Howard at 520.222.7311 or email to for more information.

12 November 2016
Oro Valley ARC Hamfest
Hosted by the OroValley Amateur Radio Club
Marana Middle School, 11279 W Grier Road, Marana, AZ
Click HERE for map
Talk-In: 146.620(-), 444.100(+), and 147.32(+) - all Pl 156.7
Contact Steve Wood, W1SR at 520.906.1204 or email to for more information.