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We are pleased to be able to provide the following Coming Events which were included in the March-April 2024 issue of The Canadian Amateur magazine. For more events please visit: https://secure.eton.ca/rac/events/index.html and Hamshack.ca

CVRS Antique Radio Swapmeet

Canadian Vintage Radio Society

Date: Sunday, March 17.

Place: Burnaby, BC; Charles Rummel Park at Lozells Avenue and Government Road.

Time: Public 12 noon until 1 pm.

Cost: Public free; Tables $5.

W: https://canadianvintageradio.com/event/swap-meet-3/

Iroquois Amateur Radio Club Hamfest

Date: Saturday, April 6.

Place: Iroquois, ON; the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 370 at 24 Dundas Street

Time: Vendors 8 am; Public 9 am.

Cost: Admission: $5 which includes a ticket for a door prize. Table rentals are $10 each.

Talkin: Iroquois repeater VE3IRO 145.290 (-) CTCSS 100.0 Hz.

Info: General info Janek at ; for tables contact Mike at or Janek at

W: https://IroquoisARC.ca

Kamiah Hamfest

Three Rivers Amateur Radio Club and Clearwater Valley ARC

Date: Saturday, April 20.

Place: Kamiah, Idaho; American Legion Hall

618 Main Street

Time: Public 8 am to 3 pm.

Cost: Public $5; Vendor tables $20.

Talkin: Repeater frequency: 146.62 with the tone 88.5 or Simplex frequency 146.52

Info: Contact:

W: https://www.3riversarc.club/home

45th Annual Durham Hamfest!

North Shore Amateur Radio Club

Date: Saturday, April 20.

Place: Pickering, ON; Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex,1867 Valley Farm Rd South.

Time: Public 9 am to noon.

Cost: Admission $10; children under 12 free

Info: Laird, VE3LKS at

W: https://www.durhamhamfest.com

NEAR-Fest Spring Event
New England Amateur Radio Festival

Date: Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26 only (not Saturday due to scheduling conflict).

Place: Deerfield, NH; Deerfield Fairgrounds.

Time: Gates open Thursday at 7 am for prepaid ticket holders only. 

Cost: Admission $10; Overnight parking and tent passes $15; RVs/Campers $30.

W. https://www.near-fest.com

Simcoe County Hamfests

Simcoe County Amateur Radio Enthusiasts

Date: Saturday, May 11.

Place: Barrie, ON; Grenfel Community Centre, 1989 Sunnidale Road (County Road 40).

Time: Vendors 8 am; Public 9 am.

Cost: Admission free. Vendors $5. Donations to the Grenfel Community Centre Building fund are greatly appreciated.

Talkin: 146.55 MHz simplex no tone.

Info: Brant Smith, VE3UME at 705-733-0554 or

W: http://scare-radio.com

Rideau Lakes ARC Hamfest

Rideau Lakes Amateur Radio Club

Date: Saturday, May 11.

Place: Smiths Falls, ON; Civitan Club,

12468 Highway 15 North.

Time: Vendors 7 am; Public 8:30 am.

Cost: Tables (Aprox 2.5 x 5 ft) $20 (includes one admission); Public $5 per person (includes door prize ticket); youth under 16 free.

Talkin: VE3RLR 147.210 + PL 151.4 Hz AMS

Info: Contact for Hamfest information and for Amateur Radio exam information.

W: https://www.ve3rlr.ca/p/httpsgoo.html

5th Steeltown Tailgate Treasures

Hamilton Amateur Radio Club

Date: Saturday, May 18.

Place: Grimsby, ON; St. Joseph RC Church

135 Livingston Avenue.

Time: Vendors 7:30 am; Public: 9 am.

Cost: Vendors: $15 per space includes admission for you and helper. Bring your own tables. Public: $5; Children admitted free.

Talkin: HARC repeater 146.760 MHz -600 Hz 131.8 tone Simplex: 146.52 MHz no tone.

Info: Contact:

W: https://hamiltonarc.com/hamfest/grimsby_tailgate/index.html

NPARC Big Event 44

Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club

Date: Saturday, May 25.

Place: Stevensville, Ontario

Time: Vendors 7:30 am; Public 9 am until noon.

Cost: Indoor tables, $15. Outdoor tailgate spots $10. Each table includes 1 admission.

Talkin: VE3WCD 147.300+ 107.2 Hz tone

Info: See the flyer on our website or contact

W: https://nparc.ca

50th Ontario Hamfest

Burlington Amateur Radio Club

Date: Saturday, July 13

Place: Milton, ON; Milton Fairgrounds,

Robert Street entrance for vendors and tailgaters. Public entrance Thomas Street.

Time: Vendors and Tailgaters 7 am; Public 9 am

Cost: Tailgate space and admission $18.
Extra tailgate space $10. Guest admission $8.

Info:

W: https://www.barc.ca/ontario-hamfest

Parry Sound Hamfest

Parry Sound Amateur Radio Club

Date: Saturday, August 17

Place: Parry Sound, ON; Foley Community Hall 60 Rankin Lake Road

Time: Vendors 7:30 am; Public 9 am.

Cost: Donation to Harvest Share Food Bank.

Talkin: 145.49 minus pl 156.7

Info: Contact

W: https://hamfest.ve3rpl.com/

Ottawa (Carp) 2024 Hamfest

Ottawa Amateur Radio Club, Inc.

Date: Saturday, September 7

Place: Ottawa (Carp), ON; Carp Agricultural Fairgrounds, 3882 Carp Road (W. Erskine Johnston Arena at north end of fairgrounds).

Time: Commercial vendors 7:30 am;
Private vendors: 8 am; Public 9 am to noon.

Cost: Admission: $6. Children 12 and under are free. Vendor Tables: $17 per 8-foot table

Talkin: VE2CRA, 146.94-, 100 Hz

Info: Contact Ed, VE3WGO, at .

W: https://oarc.net/hamfest2024

Simcoe County Hamfests

Simcoe County Amateur Radio Enthusiasts

Date: Saturday, September 14.

Place: Barrie, Ontario; Grenfel Community Centre,1989 Sunnidale Road (County Rd 40).

Time: Vendors 8 am; Public 9 am to noon.

Cost: Admission free. Vendors $5. Donations to the Grenfel Community Centre Building fund are greatly appreciated.

Talkin: 146.55 MHz simplex no tone.

Info: Brant Smith, VE3UME, 705-733-0554 or

W: http://scare-radio.com

NEAR-Fest Fall Event
New England Amateur Radio Festival

Date: Saturday, October 11 and Sunday, October 12.

Place: Deerfield, NH; Deerfield Fairgrounds.

Time: Gates open Saturday at 7 am for prepaid ticket holders only. 

Cost: Admission $10; Overnight parking and tent passes $15; RVs/Campers $30.

W. https://www.near-fest.com

Montreal South Shore Hamfest

Club Radio Amateur Rive-Sud de Montreal

Date: Saturday, October 19.

Place: Longueuil, QC; Bingo Longeuil,
1591 Boulevard Roland-Therrien, which is just 10 minutes from downtown Montreal.

Time: Vendors 6 am; Public 8:30 to 11:30 am.

Cost: Public $10; Tables $ 10 plus admission;

Talkin: VE2RSM 145,39 MHz, CTCSS 103,5 Hz

Info: Francois Drien, VE2FDA, 450-672-9994. Email:

W: http://www.ve2clm.ca/activites/hamfest