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Rochester Hamfest 2018

June 2, 2018 — Download the Hamfest RaRa-Rag

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Location: Hilton Exempt Club, 137 South Ave, Hilton, NY 14468.


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The 91st Rochester Hamfest will be happening on June 2nd, 2018 at the Hilton Exempt Club, 137 South Ave. Hilton, NY 14468 from 6AM to 2PM. Vendors and flea market sellers may enter starting at 6AM, non-selling attendees may enter starting at 7AM. Access from the East and West via Rt. 90 and from the south via Rt. 390. (Detailed directions will be in the Hamfest edition of the rag ) We've got plenty of space this year and are excited to host you and your friends for another great hamfest!

RVs welcome the evening before (no hookups provided). RV parking will be in the main flea-market area.

The Hamfest will Include:

—  License Testing – Always Free 10a-12pm

—  QSL Checking – For WAS, VUCC, DXCC and WAC

—  Testing Station — Want to do some quick checks before you buy? We'll have some basic test equipment available.

—  Raffles — All items will be listed in the future special Hamfest Edition of the Rag

—  Door Prizes – You can win just by attending!

—  Country StoreRaRa will be selling a few items, we'll try to sell yours for you too for a small percentage

—  Flea Market — And of course flea market space for you to buy and sell a variety of treasures.

—  Food — We have confirmed breakfast and lunch vendors, so come hungry.

Breakfast:   Hot breakfast foods, and of course coffee from Tech Logistics & Svcs
Lunch:   Grill favorites and sides from Todd Verno of Verno On The Roll


Member: As stated on the front page of our website, RaRa members get free admission.

Volunteers: Non-member volunteers that work for two or more hours will receive free admission.

Non-Members: $10 per person.

Students: Free (under 18 or with a college ID).

Sellers: $10 for any vehicle brought into the flea market.

Limited indoor flea market space w/ table available for $20.

Contact for an indoor reservation.

Non-Sellers: We have plenty of free parking for attendees not wishing to sell the flea market.

RVs: Are welcome to arrive the night before (June 1st), after 6PM.

There is no additional charge to arrive early, but you will need to pay admission and flea market entry fees in the morning as stated above.

Talk-in Call Sign: K2JD

Primary: 145.11MHz, PL110.9 (WR2AHL Repeater)

Secondary: 146.61MHz PL110.9 (N2MPE Repeater)

Watch this page and the Hamfest edition of the RaRa-Rag for additional details and updated information.




If you would like to volunteer, please email

Last revised: 05/25/18 10:12 AM

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