All times listed in Eastern Time

8:00am - 12:00pm Amateur Radio Exams - W.C.A.R.S. VE Testing

Isaac W. Bernheim Room

Signups begin at 8:00am. Testing is from 9:00am - Noon.

You Must Bring the Following:

  • $10 Fee - Exact Amount - Cash Only

  • A Valid Picture ID (Driver's License, etc.)

  • FCC Registration Number (FRN) and Valid Email

  • Your Original and One Copy of Your Ham License and/or Certificate of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCE)

Contact: Dick Truax, K9RT Phone: 502 905-4736

8:00am - 2:30pm Scouts Radio Merit Badge Class

Jacob Beam Room

  • Scouts are invited to earn their Radio Merit Badge and learn about Amateur Radio in this exciting class.

  • To reserve a spot for the Merit Badge Class, email Steven Driver or call him at 502 876-5498.

  • Free Complementary Scout Admission Tickets for Scouts and Scouters (leaders) at the Inside Ticket Booth. Additionally, up to two parents/guardians with each Scout will receive a Complementary Scout Parent/Guardian Ticket so they can browse the hamfest, events and use the concession stand while the Scouts are in the Radio Merit Badge Class.

Note: Free Complementary Admission Tickets are not eligible for prize drawings.

8:30am - 12:30pm Door Prize Drawings

Prize Booth, Salt River Expo Hall

Drawings will be done throughout the day. You must be present to claim a Door Prize.

1:00pm Major Prize Drawings

Prize Booth, Salt River Expo Hall

You do not need to be present for Major Prize drawings, but it's nice to be there to take one home if you're a winner.

See Prizes for more information on our hamfest giveaways.


Salt River Expo Hall (Inside)

Vendors, Flea Market, Inside Tailgating
Hourly Door Prizes - Prize Booth
PSCC Concession Stand


Outside in the Parking Lot


Outside Tailgating


Salt River Expo Hall (Inside)

ARRL Booth 

  • Meet with your Great Lakes Division and Kentucky ARRL Representatives.

  • ARRL QSL Card Checking by Jim Vaughan K4TXJ


Jefferson County Search Dog Association Booth

  • Meet and Greet with Search And Rescue Dogs

  • Ask Handlers about Searches and using Amateur Radio

  • Free Activity Books for Your Kids - and You Too!


Radio Scouting and K2BSA Booth

  • See how Scouts are involved in Amateur Radio and JOTA

  • Learn about the K2BSA Amateur Radio Association

  • Learn how Ham Radio can be used in your Scouting Program


Mastrant Antenna Guying Booth

  • Specializing in Products and Advice on Guying and Truss Support of Antennas

  • Optimized Synthetic Ropes Designed for Outdoor Use and Appropriate Accessories

  • Guying Mast Clamps and All of the Ropes are Made in the Czech Republic

Mastrant Antenna Guying is an unmanned booth with samples of their rope, catalogs and some mints. All this is free and if you think you might want to purchase some of their products, please sign up for the drawing. Two $20 and two $10 gift certificates, donated by Mastrant, will be given away in a drawing. Please, one ticket per person for the drawing.