Von Braun Center South Hall

August 19 & 20, 2023

700 Monroe St SW, Huntsville, AL 35801

Hours:  Saturday 9 AM — 4:30 PM,  Sunday 9 AM — 3 PM


Program Guide 2022


Late-breaking News & Info

Major door prize each day plus hourly door prizes.

This year we will again host the ARRL Southeastern Division Convention.

  • Hamfest Hours:  We will be open to the public Sat, 9:00–4:30 PM and Sun, 9:00–3:00 PM.
  • Move-in hours for dealers and flea market are Fri, 10:00 AM–8:00 PM and Sat, 7:00–8:30 AM.
  • Grand Prize drawing – Saturday @ 4:00 PM (need not be present to win)
  • Main Prize drawing – Sunday @ 2:00 PM  (must be present to win).
  • Admission: is $15, ages 12 and under free.
  • Talk-in: Will be on the 146.94- repeater, 100Hz tone, and the backup in case of failure will be on the 145.33-, 100Hz tone, repeater
  • Huntsville’s Wide Coverage D-STAR System is W4WBC: 145.36-, 443.425+, 1285+ and 1251 DD
  • Yaesu Digital Fusion Users: Use 147.14+, 100 Hz PL
  • DMR Users: DMR Networked System 442.275+. For Talk Group info, go to N4HSV.net for more and code plugs.

2022 Amateur Radio Newsline -Young Ham of the Year 

The Young Ham of the Year for 2022 Audrey McElroy, KM4BUN. The Bill Pasternak WA6ITF Memorial Amateur Radio Newsline Young Ham of the Year award is traditionally presented during the Huntsville Hamfest. 

 Learn more about the award and last year’s recipient visit Amateur Radio Newsline: https://www.arnewsline.org


  • Bring the family along! — Lots to do in the Huntsville area
  • DX Club Banquet — 2022 DX Club Banquet <Click here> for Tickets and Information 

The Huntsville Hamfest is pleased to welcome the return of several YouTubers covering the event.  On Sunday be sure to visit Jason, Mike, Josh and several others for a 2 hour roundtable discussion in VBC Forum room 1.


W5KUB will be here again covering the Huntsville Hamfest with his famous live webcam!



Huntsville Hamfest — “The World’s Friendliest Hamfest! ®” Since 1954

Future Hamfest Dates:    August 17 & 18, 2024,  and  August 16 & 17, 2025

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