Annual OARC Hamfest, September 09, 2023
Editor’s note: Hamfest 2023 has come and gone. The original notice/invitation to the event appears below the report and photo gallery.
2023 Hamfest chair report
Ed VE3WGO, the hamfest chair, will provide a PDF event summary in due course.
Hamfest 2023 photo gallery
Mike VE3MKX has kindly provided the OARC the photos he took at the 2023 Hamfest. Thanks Mike!
About the OARC Hamfest
The annual OARC Hamfest is the region’s largest fleamarket and hamfest. All of the big ham radio retailers are going to be there! Dozens of fellow hams will set up tables loaded with radio goodies at unbelievable prices. There will also be major doorprize draws.
To learn more about the OARC Hamfest, please see the Hamfest information page. It has links to past Hamfest descriptions and photos and gives a quick summary of OARC Hamfest history. But for the 2023 Hamfest, keep reading!
Location, times, and dates
Click on the marker to open in Google maps.
Facilities and services
As of 2023-08-26, the following commercial vendors have confirmed their attendance:
- Degen Designs – https://degendesigns.com/
- Gerald Lemay Study Books – https://www.lulu.com/search?contributor=Gérald+Julien+Lemay+VA2GJ
- Icom Inc. – https://www.icomamerica.com/lineup/amateur/
- Macfarlane Electronics – http://www.macfarlaneelectronics.on.ca/Index.htm
- Netty Electronics – http://nettyelectronics.com/index.html
- Premier Communications/Anytone – https://premier01.com/transceivers.html – Click here for hamfest offer!
In addition to several great door prizes donated by the commercial vendors (above), the following commercial vendors who cannot make it to the hamfest are also donating door prizes.
- Radioworld – https://www.radioworld.ca/amateur-radio/z-ar
- VE2DX Electronics Design INC. – https://ve2dx.com/
Need more info? Want to reserve a table?
Contact Ed VE3WGO via email@example.com .
Can you volunteer to help out?
We need volunteers to help before, during, and after the hamfest!
Things to do after the Hamfest
Last Updated on 2023-09-14 by AdminOARC