The 2017 Fort Wayne Hamfest & Computer Expo will be held on November 18th and 19th at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum and Exposition Center, located at 4000 Parnell Avenue in Fort Wayne (at the corner of Parnell and Coliseum Blvd). Click here to see a contact list of this years hamfest general chairman and various managers.
The Hamfest Entrance this year will be the new Conference Center Entrance to the south of the Coliseum Main Lobby Entrance.
There will be an auction of equipment from an SK's estate Sunday morning at 10:00 conducted by the Hoover Auction and Realty Company.
Another feature is the Buy It, Test It station near the announcers platform.
A little history about our 2016 event ....
This past year we enjoyed many fine forums and exhibits, along with a flea market of over 500 tables, which included the following manufacturers: Alpha Antennas, Ameritron, Bridge Com Sytems, MFJ, HyGain, Mirage, Vectronics, and Wolf River Coils. We had both new and used dealers for radio equipment, computers, electronics and general computer and electronic supplies. Attendance was aproximately 2000.
And our plans for 2017 ....
The 2017 Fort Wayne Hamfest & Computer Expo will be open to the public from 9 AM to 4 PM on Saturday November 18th, and from 9 AM to 2 PM on Sunday, November 19th. Admission is only $6.00 per person (good for both days), or $3.00 for just Sunday, and there is plenty of parking in a large, paved parking lot, but please note that the Coliseum charges a $5.00 parking fee. Children 11 and under are free with an adult.
We will once again be offering VE testing. See the Forums/VE test page for details.
We have several forums on Saturday, on many subjects relating to amateur radio and electronics.
We will also be welcoming several representatives from the American Radio Relay League.
For More Information on most any aspect of the hamfest, just select one of the hamfest links on the left or download our flyer
If you still haven't found the answers you're looking for, you can email your question to our Hamfest Chairman, or call our Hamfest line at 260-579-2196, where you can leave a message and we'll return your call as soon as possible. If your questions relate specifically to tables or table sales, you can email our Table Chairman, or leave a message on the Hamfest Information line.