66th Annual Berryville Hamfest
1519 General Admission
Large tailgating area with ample shade under the big oak trees. Also, electric power is available for testing purposes at various places within the tailgating area.
RURITAN FAIRGROUND RULES: NO pets, pornography, or weapons
VE Exams: Laurel Amateur Radio Club VE team will be administering license exams at the Cooley Elementary School (across 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 WB3GXW@arrl.net or 301-572-5124.
Last year's (2015) Attendance
108 Inside Vendor Tables (25 Vendors)
Satellite Sam will be donating an RC Drone to the
youngest licensed ham at the hamfest. That give-away will be sometime in the afternoon to give newly licensed youngsters time to get over from the test site, so stop by the announcer's stand and find out exactly what time to be there.
7/24/16 -- Only a few center spaces left in the Arts & Crafts Building (Bldg. C nearest the concession stand). $15 each includes a table and chair. The large pavilion with picnic tables rents for $115 -- great for clubs. Let us know immediately if you want to reserve any of these: firstname.lastname@example.org
2016 Inside VENDORS:
AC & DC Electronics - Larry & Deborah Councilman - Ruritan Building
ARES Races of VA - Ed Krom - Ruritan Building
Computer & Telecom Recycling Service (CTRS) - Charles Holland - Arts & Crafts
dBj Radio - Bob Austin - Ruritan Building
Eagle 1 Communications - Ron Roush - Horticulture Building
EHI - Norm Cohen - Ruritan Building
EZ Hang, Inc. - Dennis Currence - Ruritan Building
Gold Medal Ideas - Amy & Ron Kritzman - Ruritan Building
Jack McDermott N4YIC - Arts & Crafts Building
KJI - Gene Niemiec - Ruritan Building
Bob Lafferty K3RUO - Arts & Crafts Building
N1XP/WD4KHP - Ed Krom - Ruritan Building
Pixos Designs - Jerry Pixton - Ruritan Building
William Price - Arts & Crafts Building
Quicksilver - John Bee -- Ruritan Building
Satellite HDQ - Sam Adams - Arts & Crafts Building
Sam will be donating an RC Drone to the
youngest licensed ham at the hamfest
Norm Sheckman - Arts & Crafts Building
Tower Electronics - Jill and Scott Cole - Horticulture Building
Transistor and Tube Radio Restoration - Arts & Crafts Building
Jon Weiner K1VVC - Ruritan Building
Woodbridge Amateur Radio Club - Mark Rhinehart -- Ruritan Building
2016 Pavilion Vendors:
K4AMG Memorial Amateur Radio Club, Richard Siff
Mentors in Electronics and Wireless Communications
Small pavilion to the left of the announcer’s stand
Plus outside tailgate vendors throughout the Fairgrounds!
Inside vendors will be spotlighted on our Facebook page throughout the morning of the event: https://www.facebook.com/ShenandoahValleyARC
Last year's Vendors get first priority if they send vendor form & money before May 1.
After that, spaces are first come, first served on receipt of rental fee. Vendors may set up after 2pm on Saturday afternoon, the day before the Hamfest. Late arrivals and access to vendor buildings by special arrangement with vendor coordinators, John and Elizabeth Cottrell (See contact info below).
NO Pets, Pornography, or Weapons!
Download a copy of the Hamfest Grounds (in PDF*)
No registration and no reservations required for tailgater spaces. First come, first served.
*All downloads in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format.
For reservations and table assignments please contact vendor coordinators:
John (WD4GEK) and Elizabeth (W4EHC) Cottrell - BerryvilleHamfest@gmail.com - 540-436-3818
Reservations are not confirmed until you receive verbal, email, or written acknowledgement from vendor coordinators. All vendors and tail-gaters are also required to purchase a general admission ticket as well as their per space rental fee. No refunds after July 1st. There will be a 10% charge on refunds prior to July 1st.
Click here for Directions and a map to the Hamfest