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Ottawa Amateur Radio Club, Inc. (Hamfest)

September 9, 2023 @ 12:00 am

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Ottawa Amateur Radio Club, Inc.
Start date: Saturday, September 9, 2023
End date: Saturday, September 9, 2023
Closest town: Ottawa (Carp), ON
Directions to location: Carp Agricultural Fairgrounds (in the W. Erskine Johnston Arena at the north end of the fairgrounds)
3882 Carp Road, Ottawa, Ontario

From Ottawa or Highway 416, take Highway 417 West to Carp Road (exit #144). Then go North about 10.5 km to the Carp fairgrounds/Farmer’s Market, and follow the signs into the W. Erskine Johnson Arena

Opening times: Commercial Vendor Setup: 7:30 am
Private Vendor Setup: 8 am
Fleamarket Open to Public: 9 am – Noon
Cost: Admission: $6. Children 12 and under are free.
Vendor Tables: $17 per 8-foot table
Please book tables early to reserve your preferred table location.
Talk-in frequency: Talk-in on VE2CRA, 146.94-, 100 Hz
Description: The region’s largest fleamarket and hamfest. All of the big Ham Radio retailers are going to be there! Major door-prize draws.

Coffee and snack concession in the lobby area. Volunteer organizations and displays, including RAC, ARES, QCWA, etc will be present.

On-site Amateur Radio licence exams. Get your licence, or upgrade during the hamfest!
NOTE: if you are upgrading, bring the 11-digit certificate number on your licence to speed processing.

We are located right next door to the famous Carp Farmers’ Market, and just minutes from the Diefenbunker museum! Come to Ottawa and enjoy your visit!

For more info: Ed VE3WGO
Email contact: [email protected]
Webpage: https://oarc.net/hamfest2023
Date updated: 2023-03-12 13:05:55


September 9, 2023
12:00 am