Southeast Iowa Hamfest
ARRL Iowa Section Convention
C Scott Richardson - NØMRZ
1109 1st Avenue
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
Sunday, October 7, 2018
ARRL Iowa Section Convention
SOUTHEAST IOWA HAMFEST
Doors Open at 7:00am All Wristbands are $8.00
Hours: 7:00am to 2:00pm
Indoor Tables are $10 each (All include electricity)
$5.00 each for returning commercial vendors,
or new commercial vendors if paid prior to Sept 1, 2019
Outside area is FREE!
Muscatine County Fairgrounds
1Ø1 N. Clay Street | West Liberty, Iowa
Indoor / Outdoor Flea Market / Commercial Vendors
Seminars / Licence Testing (walk-in) / QSL Card Checking
Talk in Repeaters:
146.910- with 192.8 Hz CTCSS & 147.760- with No Tone
For more information go to:
Muscatine County Mobile EOC Trailer
Drone video from 2017 SE Iowa Hamfest By K9ZK
Schedule of Events:
7:00am - Doors Open to the Public
Admission is $8.00 per head at the gate - Tailgaters open for business! Get your goodies!
8:00am - Seminar - Emergency Communications by Lee Garner / WAØUIG - Ia State Traffic Coordinator
Held in the Floral Building. Find out how you can get involved in public service communications and make a difference in times of disaster. Work with your local government and non-government agencies providing emergency communications and providing piece of minds to your neighbors when they are in their time of need.
9:00am - ARRL Iowa Section Convention
Held in the Floral Building. More information coming soon!
9:30am - VE Sign In for Testing Session - Contact: Jerry - KCØWWV - 563-607-0793
Sign up to be held in the Midway Pavillion. Sign up to take your test! $15.00 charge - Walk-Ins Welcome!
10:00am - License Test Session- Contact: Jerry - KCØWWV - 563-607-0793
Testing to be held in the Midway Pavillion. Information coming soon
11:00pm - Seminar - DMR - Digital Mobile Radio by Iowa DMR Users Group 3119
Seminar to be held in the Floral Building. Everything DMR. Learn more about what is spreading across the state of Iowa like wild-fire! See live demonstrations and programming tips.
1:00pm - Seminar - HF Digital Communications by TBA
Seminar to be held in the Floral Building. Using FLdigi and multiple modes. Learn about its practical uses in everyday QSOs, Contesting, and Emergency Communications. Discover just how easy it is to setup and to operate. See a live demonstartion in the mobile EOC trailer.
2:00pm - Close of event - Final Drawings
Best Go Box Contest
The Muscatine & Washington County
Amateur Radio Emergency Service
Winner to receive a $50.00 ARRL Gift Card
LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS: During this event the Muscatine & Washington County ARES teams will be participating in the 2018 SET - Simulated Emergency Test from the mobile EOC trailer participating in Operation Black Swan. Stop in and catch the action! See Emergency Communications and HF Digital Communications first hand. See DMR demonstrations and programming in the main building.
The RF Adapter Guy
RF Connectors, Adapters, Antennas & Accessories
Dan Harland - KAØJHL
Service Monitors, Power Supplies, Receivers, Tools, Parts Bins, Radio Literature, Motorola
No Website - No Email
Electric Guru Parts House
A variety vacuum tubes that test like new-old-stock tubes
Weather Stations and Digital Clocks
No Website - Email
Amateur Radio Missionary Service
Christian Fellowship and Service - On-The-Air since 1957
S.T.E.A.M. Fab Lab
Iowa City’s makerspace. 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC mills, a wood shop, computing lab, electronics lab, crafting studio, and more.
Jerome Ehlers - WØSAT
Various Flea-market Items
Website - Email
(2) Door Prize Certificates provided by BridgecomSystems.com
(1) Baofeng UV-5R H/T - donated by Muscatine Amateur Radio Club
(1) Baofeng UV-5R H/T - donated by Washington Area Amateur Radio Club
(2) $30.00 Off Coupons - donated by Bridgecom Systems
(2) $25.00 Gift Cards - donated by Casey's General Store
(2) $25.00 ARRL Gift Cards - donated by ARRL
(1) $10.00 Gift Certificate - donated by The RF Adapter Guy
(5) Large Single Topping Pizzas - donated by Casey's