HamFest 2023

Sponsored by William Byrd Middle School Amateur Radio Club
and Roanoke Valley Amateur Radio Club

Talk-In on 146.985 Repeater -600 Hz Offset, Tone 107.2

Simplex 146.580 MHz

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

Special Exhibit

Scott KE4WMF has a unique contest vehicle that will be on display.


Donated by RVARC, ARRL and our Sponsors!


Please visit our vendors and thank them for attending the Roanoke HamFest!

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.


Please visit our sponsor websites and thank them for supporting the Roanoke HamFest!

The Original Wireman

HamCall Buckmaster

RT Systems


Easy Way Ham Books

Vendor Liaison/Table Reservations: Frank W4FLX w4flx@outlook.com
HamFest Co-Chair: David W4SSE w4sse@cox.net
HamFest Co-Chair: Darrell KI4LLA darrell@ki4lla.us

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 ARRL Logo

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