Ham Radio, Electronics and Computer Parts
William Byrd Middle School
2910 E Washington Ave
Vinton, VA 24179
HamFest and Tailgate area - 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
HamFest Poster 2023 - Please print and distribute
- Admission - $5.00 per person, free for under 18 or college ID under 25
- Outside Tailgate Area - $5 (plus $5 admission). Setup starts at 7:00 am
- FREE On-Site Parking
- Air Conditioned Inside Exhibit Hall
- Laurel VEC Testing Session* 10:00 am - FREE
- Food Concessions - Breakfast and Lunch served by Wm Byrd HS Women's Lacrosse team
- Get-On-The-Air (GOTA) Station
Scott KE4WMF has a unique contest vehicle that will be on display.
Donated by RVARC, ARRL and our Sponsors!
- Yaesu FTM-300DR C4FM/FM Dual Band mobile
- Yaesu FT-70DR C4FM/FM Dual Band HT
- Retevis RT3 DMR HT + RT Systems DMR-RT3-USB Kit
- Bioenno Power Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) Batteries + Chargers
2 – 20 Ah, 2 – 15 Ah, 2 – 12 Ah (total retail value $1,045)
- BeLoud Annual Memberships - Silver ($49), Gold ($249) and Platinum ($499)
- Buckmaster HamCall DVD
- Easy Way Ham Books - Technician, General, Extra
- DX Engineering 3 - $50 Gift Certificates
- RT Systems Gift Card
- Wireman $50 Gift Certificate
- ARRL Gift Certificates and 100th Anniversary ARRL Handbook, 6 volume set
- HC Baker - batteries, electronics
- Gold Medal Ideas - custom embroidery, name badges, hats, t-shirts
- The Original Wireman - NEW for 2023
Note: Radio Cardinal Communication Service, LLC will not be attending the event and the two donated Icom radios will not be available as door prizes. We apologize for the inconvenience.
- DX Engineering
- R and L Electronics
- Bioenno Power
- RT Systems
- Buckmaster International, LLC
- BeLoud.US - Work DX or be DX
- Easy Way Ham Books
- Icom USA
Note: A limited number of inside table reservations will be available. Outdoor tailgate spaces are first-come, first-serve.
The Roanoke HamFest is an ARRL-sanctioned event
HamFest 2-for-1 Weekend! Visit the Berryville HamFest on Sunday, August 6, 2023!
* To pre-register for the VEC Testing session, contact Sarah, AC4SJ.
Note: There is no cost for the exam session, however the FCC now charges a fee to issue a license once you pass the exam.
NO inside pets, smoking, alcohol, pornography or weapons