64th Annual Berryville Hamfest

& Computer/Electronics Show
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds
in Berryville, Virginia

Always the first Sunday in August!
Presented by the Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club

  • Gate opens at 6:00 AM  •  Vendor buildings open at 8:00 AM
  • Donation $6.00, children under 16 free
  • Additional $10.00 per space for tail-gaters - no reservations. First come, first served.
  • Commercial and indoor tables by reservation (see vendor form download below)
  • Talk-in 146.82(-) call W4RKC
  • Country ham and egg breakfast at 7am
  • Ruritan's famous chicken and beef barbecue at 11am
  • Concessions and snack bar available
  • Grand prizes (HF Rig; VHF Rig; Power Supply) and hourly drawings
  • County park with pool, picnic area, and playground opposite hamfest 
  • Camping spaces available Saturday night - $15 - no hookups
  • Special Hamfest rate of $84 at Hampton Inn Winchester North (1204 Berryville Ave., Winchester, VA) until July 12. Call 540-678-4000 and ask for the Hamfest Discount. 

Large tail-gating area with ample shade under the big oak trees. Also, electric power is available for testing purposes at various places within the tailgating area.

VE Exams: Laurel Amateur Radio Club VE team will be administering license exams at Cooley School, across the road from the Hamfest. Walk-ins welcome. All license classes. Testing begins at 12 noon. Photo ID required. For more information about the exams contact: John Creel or 301-572-5124.

Last year's (2013) Attendance 

1392 General Admission
230 Tailgaters
107 Inside Vendor Tables (22 Vendors)

2014 Inside VENDORS to date:

AC & DC Electronics - Larry (WB4WTI) and Deborah Councilman


Affordable Computer Repair: Kevin Dahlke


dBj Radio Electronics: Bob Austin KG4YOU

Eagle 1 Communications: Ronald Roush KC8PNZ
EHI Company: Norman Cohen WB4LJM 

EZ Hang, Inc: Dennis Currence KG4ETM 

Gold Medal Ideas: Custom embroidery, sportswear, hats & name badges 

Grace Technology: Computers - desktop and laptop

Hectic Electric - Cindy Hughes

KJI Electronics, Inc.: Gene Niemiec K2KJI

Pat McDermott

Erik Misavage KI4BXU

N1XP - Dec 15: Ed Krom WD4KHP

North Carolina Single SideBand Net: 3938 - "The Learning Frequency"

Quicksilver Radio: John Bee N1GNV 

Satellite Sam: Sam Adams KG4JMN

Tower Electronics: Jill Cole KB9PZF

Plus 200+ outside tailgate vendors throughout the Fairgrounds!

Last year's Vendors get first priority if they send their reservation and money before April 1, 2014. 
After that, spaces are first come, first served on receipt of rental fee.

Download copy of Hamfest 2014 Flyer (in PDF*) for distribution
Download a copy of the directions (in PDF*)

Download a copy of the Hamfest Grounds (in PDF*)
Download Vendor Registration Form 2014 (in PDF*) first come, first served $20.00 - air conditioned building. $15.00 in other buildings, $10 for tailgater space.

No registration and no reservations for tailgater spaces.

*All downloads in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format.

For reservations and table assignments please contact:

John (WD4GEK) and Elizabeth (W4EHC) Cottrell - - 540-436-3818

Or write:
P.O. Box 2273 • Winchester, VA 22604

Reservations not be confirmed until you receive verbal, email, or written acknowledgement from vendor coordinators. All vendors/tail-gaters are also required to purchase a $6.00 general admission ticket as well as your $10.00 per space rental fee. No refunds after July 1stThere will be a 10% charge on refunds prior to July 1st. 

Click here for Directions and a map to the Hamfest

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