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Kingman Hamfest

Copafest 2017/2017 ARRL AZ State Convention

Oro Valley ARC Hamfest

Superstition SuperFest

2017 Thunderbird Hamfest


2018 AZ Section Convention/Yuma Hamfest

Prescott Hamfest

7 October 2017
TARA 2nd Annual SwapFest
Hosted by the Tonto Amateur Radio Association
Rumsey Park, Ramada #4, N McLane Road, Payson, AZ
Click HERE for Map.
Hours: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, with potluck dinner immediately following.
Table Fee for Vendors: $3.00 - Tailgaters: $3.00 - Free Admission.
Contact Ray Adams, K7MLE at 928.468.6988 for information.

7 - 8 October 2017
Kingman Hamfest
Hosted by the Mohave Amateur Radio Club
Centennial Park, 3333 Harrison Street, Kingman, AZ
Click HERE for Map.
Hours: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM both days
VE Testing, Door and Grand Prizes.
Talk-In: 147.24 + Pl 123.0
For more information visit the web site at
or contact John Euler, KF7WTZ at 702.686.8544 or Bill Smith, KD7MIA at 928.303.9857

28 October 2017
Copafest 2017 / 2017 ARRL AZ State Convention
Hosted by the Maricopa Amateur Radio Association
UltraStar Multi-Tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle, 16000 N Maricopa Road, Maricopa, AZ
Click HERE for Map.
Admission $5.00. Swap Meet, Free VE Testing, Educational Seminars, Raffle Prizes and more.
UltraStar offers 12 Cinemas, 24 Lanes of Bowling, Laser Tag, a Video Arcade, Restaurants, Cocktail Lounge and much more.
For info, visit the web site at or email

11 November 2017
Oro Valley ARC Hamfest
Hosted by the Oro Valley Amateur Radio Club
Marana Middle School, 11285 W Grier Road, Marana, AZ
Click HERE for Map.
Gates open at 7:00 AM (5:00 AM for sellers) and close at 1:00 PM
General Admission: $5.00 - Under 12 years old free with paid adult
Valid Student ID's are also free.
Seller Admission: $10.00 per space and includes seller
Veterans Day Ceremony, Multiple Raffle Prizes, Breakfast and Lunch Available
VE Testing, QSL Card Checking, Seminars
Talk-In on OVARC Repeater System
For more information visit the web site at
or contact Steve, W1SR at

18 November 2017
HARKFEST Tailgate Hamfest
Hosted by the Hassayampa Amateur Radio Klub
North Ranch Escapees RV Park, 30625 S Hwy 89, Congress, AZ
Click HERE for Map.
Free Admission, Free Tailgate Sites (Pre-Registration Required -
Overnight Camping (Full Hook-Up or Dry) Available
     (pre-registration required for camping at
Tailgating permitted at campsite.
VE Testing Available upon Request - Prizes
Arts & Crafts Show 9 AM - 2 PM and Lunch at Activity Center

2 December 2017
Superstition SuperFest 2017
Hosted by the Superstition Amateur Radio Club
Mesa Community College, 1833 W Southern Avenue, Mesa, AZ
Click HERE for Map.
Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Admission: $5.00 per person, Children 12 and Under Free
Tailgate: $10.00 per space.
VE Testing: Registration from 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM, Testing begins at 9:00 AM
Grand and Hourly Prizes, ARRL Card Checking, GOTA Station, Fox Hunts
Special Event Station K7A Commemorating the USS Arizona.
For more information, contact the SuperFest Chairman at

13 January 2018
2018 Thunderbird Hamfest
Hosted by the Thunderbird Amateur Radio Club
Northwest Community Church, 16615 N 43rd Ave, Phoenix, AZ
Click HERE for Map.
Visit the web site at for more information.
Contact: Walter Reinert, NJ8G at 602.938.8219 or email

21 - 27 January 2018
Road Runner BLM, La Paz Valley Road (53rd Street N), Quartzsite, AZ
Click HERE for Map.
Talk-In: 146.55 FM Simplex
Website: - Contact Kristyn Weed, KR1SS

16 - 17 February 2018
2018 Arizona Section Convention/Yuma Hamfest
Hosted by the Yuma Amateur Radio Hamfest Organization
Yuma County Fairgrounds, 2520 E 32nd St, Yuma, AZ
Click HERE for Map.
Check the web site at for additional information.

1 - 2 June 2018
2018 Prescott Hamfest at ERAU
Hosted by the Eagle Amateur Radio Club at ERAU and the Yavapai Amateur Radio Club
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), 3700 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, AZ
Click HERE for Map.
Hours: 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM Friday and 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM Saturday
Admission: $5.00 for both days. Full time Students with Student ID and 12 years and under - Free.
Tailgating: $10.00 first parking space - $5.00 each additional
Indoor Commercial: $20.00 first table - $10.00 each additional.
Youth Activities, Special Event Station, Prizes, Food Concessions Seminars, DXCC Card Checking and more
Talk-In - 146.880 MHz (-) Pl 100 Hz.
For more information, visit the website at or
email Hamfest Chairperson - Frank Bender, K8FB at