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The Denver Radio Club, WØTX

Providing Amateur Radio Services for the Denver Area Since 1917.
Denver Colorado, U.S.A.
E-Mail to: W0TX@w0tx.org
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The DRC HAMFEST - The BIG ONE!

Thanks for supporting our 2016 Hamfest!
We had 500+ Attendees.

Please join us for the 2017 D.R.C. Hamfest

There are  [an error occurred while processing this directive]until the Hamfest starts.

Sunday, August 20st, 2017, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Jefferson County Fairgrounds
15200 West 6th Avenue
Golden, CO 80401

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Talk-In on 145.49- 100Hz. tone; and 448.625- 100 Hz. tone

Hourly Door Prizes – Main Drawing at Noon (Must be present to win)


Admission: Only $6.00 (Children under 13 are free with a paid adult).

Sellers' Tables: $12.00 prepaid by Aug. 18th, or $16.00 at the door - if any tables are still available.
(Sellers may start setting up at 7:15 am)

Click Here for the Sellers' Table Reservation Form and Site Location Map
(in Adobe PDF file format, 154 kB download size)

Click here for the proposed Table Layout Plan.
(in Adobe PDF file format)
This layout is subject to change prior to the hamfest.


Get your first F.C.C. Amateur Radio License, or upgrade your existing license:

10:00 AM – VE Testing Session,
     conducted by the DRC VE Team,
     in Room 1 (down the stairs, located at the rear of the main hall, opposite the main entrance doors)


Technical Forums:

We are presenting several technical forums during the 2017 Hamfest.
These forums are open to all attendees showing proof of paid admission (the hand stamp).

09:00 AM – Introduction to the BrandMeister DMR digital radio network.
     Presenter: Bill Rinker, W6OAV, in Room 2.

10:00 AM – Introduction to Packet Radio, ARDOP, Winlink and APRS.
     Presenter: Larry Irons, KØLAI, in Room 2.

11:00 AM – Question and Answer Session for New Hams (old hams are welcome too).
     Presenter: Fred Hart, AAØJK, in Room 1.

The Technical Forums and VE Testing sessions will be held in the conference rooms on the north lower level.
Access is via the stairs at the north east corner of the building. Follow the arrows.

For more information contact:

Jason Smallwood, ACØUA, 303-429-2536
E-Mail to: drcfest@w0tx.org