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DeKalb Hamfest

May 5 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Calling amateur radio enthusiasts! 📻 Are you ready to take your hobby to the next level and connect with like-minded people? Then you’re in luck because the DeKalb Hamfest, brought to you by the Kishwaukee Amateur Radio Club, is coming soon, and it’s going to be a blast! 🚀
Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 5th, 2024, and head to the Sandwich Fairgrounds from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. You’ll get the chance to explore two large buildings filled with unique items that will enhance your collection like never before! And if that wasn’t enough, there will be free tailgating and delicious food vending by Hy-Vee! 🚐 🍔
But wait, there’s more! You can win cash and door prizes every half hour, and you can even camp overnight on the fairgrounds for only $25 per night, including electricity and sewer. Imagine staying up all night, chatting with fellow enthusiasts under the stars, and waking up to the sound of your favorite radio channels in the morning. Sounds amazing, right? 🌟
If you want to be a vendor, secure a table for demonstrations, or tailgate, contact Bob Hamfest Chairman, Bub Yurs, is also available to address any questions you may have at 815-757-3219 or via email at w9icu@arrl.net. Also, don’t forget that the setup is on Saturday, May 4th, from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Rain or shine, the DeKalb Hamfest promises to be an incredible day full of excitement, learning, and one-of-a-kind opportunities. And the best part? Advanced tickets are only $8.00, so purchase them now and save money! You can also buy them at the gate for $10.00, but why wait? For mail-in advanced ticket purchases, door prize donations, vendor, and table registration, please send them to KARC P.O. Box 371 DeKalb, IL 60115!


May 5
8:00 am - 1:00 pm


Kishwaukee Amateur Radio Club
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Sandwich Fair Grounds
15730 Pratt Road
Sandwich, IL
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