November 17 - 18, 2018
Sponsored by the Allen County Amateur Radio Technical Society
The 2018 Fort Wayne Hamfest
will be held on November 17th and
18th 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.
2018 will feature the ARRL Central Division Convention at the Hamfest.
Reservations for the Saturday evening Convention Banquet may be made here
Another feature is the Buy It, Test It station near the announcers platform.
Buy It, Test It
Enter thru the Conference Center Entrance
A little history about our 2017 event ....
This past year we enjoyed many fine forums and exhibits, along with a flea
market of over 400 tables, which included the following manufacturers and dealers: Alpha Antennas, Ham World, R&L Electronics, Tower Electronics, and Quicksilver Radio. We had both new and used dealers for radio equipment,
computers, electronics and general computer and electronic supplies. Attendance was aproximately 1750.
And our plans for 2018 ....
The 2018 Fort Wayne Hamfest 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 $6.00 parking fee as of 9/1/18. Children 11 and under are free with an
We will once again be offering VE
testing. See the Forums/VE test page for details (2017's schedule shown for reference. 2018 will be added as hamfest time approaches.
We have several forums on Saturday, on many subjects relating to amateur radio
We will also be welcoming several representatives from the American Radio
For More Information and table orders, just select one of the hamfest links on the left.
If you still haven't found the answers you're looking for, you can email
your question to our Hamfest Chairman at chairman (at) fortwaynehamfest.com, 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 at tables (at) fortwaynehamfest.com,
or leave a message on the Hamfest Information line.