Joplin Amateur Radio Club
2023 Hamfest

A 501-(c)4 public service organization.
An ARRL affiliated organization,

Friday, August 25th & Saturday, August 26th, 2023
Registrations from the following States
AL, AR, CT, IA, IL, KS, MO, Mo, NE, OK, Ok, TX
There will be a Morse Code contest. Come test your skills. Prize TBD.
Advanced registrations has closed. You may still purchase tickets at the door.
Click here to see what spaces are still available for purchase at the door.
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Advance admission is $8.00, and required for entry. Commercial spaces $40.00
Additional drawing tickets are $1.00 each. Spaces (noncommercial) $20.00 each (Standard Size).
About the Joplin Hamfest
Joplin Family Worship Center
5290 E. 7th St., Joplin, MO 64801
GPS Coordinates 37.08337 -94.43332
Mailing address JARC PO Box 2983 Joplin, MO 64803

Click here for Hamfest Flyer (PDF)

  • Two Days
    Friday 12:00pm to 7:00pm
    Saturday 8:00am to 2:00pm
  • Setup Friday 8:00am until 7:00pm
    Setup will resume at Saturday 6:00am until 8:00am
  • ARRL VE Testing - Friday, 6:00pm at the Hamfest, also...
    Saturday, 8:00am at the Hamfest.
    Doors open 30 Min before scheduled time.
  • Large selection of Vendors (see below)
  • Door Prizes drawn every few minutes
  • sq/ft. Air Conditioned facility
  • Over 112 indoor spaces
  • Easy access and free parking
  • ARRL Sanctioned Event

Hamfest Location Information
Here are the GPS Coordinates 37.08337 -94.43332

The location is Joplin Family Worship Center
5290 E. 7th St., Joplin, MO 64801

The W0IN Repeater 147.210 +0.6 Mhz 91.5 will be used as a talk-in.

Associated Radio
D&l Antenna Supply Co.

    Yeasu FTM-300DR
    C4fm/fm 144/430mhz Dual Band W/dual Receive Transceiver
    Yaesu FTM-200DR
    C4fm/fm 144/430mhz Dual Band 50w Digital/fm Transceiver
    Yaesu FT-710 AESS
    Hf/50mhz Sdr Transceiver +$200 Aess Option
    Yaesu FT-65R
    2 Meter/70cm Dual Band FM Handheld
    Yaesu FT-4XR
    Dual Band 5W VHF/UHF FM Compact 5W handheld
    Treasurer Carolyn Hinze, KEØKUQ
    ARRL VE Testing information Ray Brown, KBØSTN
    JARC Hamfest Chairman for all other questions. Jim Scott, WBØIYC
    Registration Questions or Problems David Surgi, KEØBKM
    IMPORTANT SALES TAX INFORMATION Sales Tax Information for Vendors

    HamfestPhoto gallery
    Take a look at our Hamfest! Shown below are a few shots from previous years. You can see more pictures here.
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    59.5kB - Our friendly staff.
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    61kB - South side
    of the Hamfest
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    77kB - North side,
    more of the Hamfest
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    56kB - John - W0JRP
    with the Balloon Beam!

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