FMARC HAMFEST 2018
January 19 / 20 2018
Fort Myers Amateur Radio Club Inc.
Southwest Florida Regional 2018
Date: January 19 – 20 2018
Setup Jan 19th 0800
Gates open @ 12:00 noon until 5:00 PM
Setup Jan 20th 0600
Gates open @ 08:00 until 3:00 PM
Just off I-75 Exit 131
Talk-In Repeater: 147.345 (136.5 Tone)
General Admission Early Tickets $5.00 At the Gate $7.00
Children 12 and under are free with paying adult.
Students 13-18 $5.00 with valid student ID.
Each ticket good for BOTH days!
On site security is provided.
Hourly Prizes and a GRAND prize plus two RUNNER-UP prizes at the event.
Quality food, reasonable prices on site.
FREE Parking (handicap parking available)
FREE FCC LICENSE TESTING Saturday January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 AM
ARRL Card Checking.
Vendor Tables: $15each (All Vendors MUST purchase Ticket)
Booths Determined by size.
Indoor Vendor Setup – TBD.
Reserve Early for best placement.
Tailgate Spaces: $5. (All Vendors MUST purchase ticket)
Additional Tailgate Spaces: $5
Free Parking – Handicap parking available.
Professional Food Vendors on Site
VENDOR REGISTRATION (click for registration form)
To reserve your Vendor spot, contact Larry Zimmer (W4LWZ) at
NOTICE: Supporting FCC Regulations, FMARC will not permit selling uncertified or modified equipment.
MAIL TICKET REQUESTS TO: FMARC P. O. Box 061183 Fort Myers, FL 33906
Please include SASE, otherwise tickets will be held at door.
We will also offer “Radio Programming” of HTs and Mobiles during the Hamfest. The programming will install our current ARES Recommended Frequency List to your VHF/UHF Analog transceivers.
We will also be offering programming of your DMR HTs and Mobiles with the latest Code Plug. Firmware updating may be available for some units.