Prescott Hamfest 2022

Saturday – May 14, 2022 – 0800 to 1200 MST

Granville Elementary School

5250 Stover Drive, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

The 2022 Prescott Hamfest will be held on May 14, 2022, at the Granville Elementary School in Prescott Valley from 8 AM to Noon, MST.  We will have a swapfest where hams will sell their used radio equipment.  VE license examinations will also be held.

Rick Paquette W7RAP, ARRL AZ Section Manager, will be onsite.   ARRL QSL Card checking will be available.

Coffee and Donuts will be offered for sale.

A Youth Table will be available – local licensed youth will have a table showing their remarkable radio projects and items for sale to fund their activities.

The Prescott Hamfest is co-sponsored by the Yavapai Amateur Radio Club ( YARC) and the Amateur Radio Council of Arizona (ARCA).  The hamfest is sanctioned by the ARRL.

Admission is $5 per person, persons 12 and under are free.  Swapfest spaces, which must be pre-ordered, below, are $10 each, with a limit of three spaces per seller.

REGRETABLY, BECAUSE OF LIMITED SPACE AT THE SCHOOL, PLEASE NOTE THAT WHEN HAMFEST PARKING REACHES ITS CAPACITY, WE WILL BE FORCED TO TURN AWAY ATTENDEES.  OFF SITE PARKING IS NOT AVAILABLE.  PLEASE CHECK WITH HAMFEST TALK-IN FOR UPDATED PARKING STATUS.

NOTE:  PARKING AND SWAPFEST PARKING SPACES ARE LIIMITED.  YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR SWAPFEST PARKING SPACE BELOW NO LATER THAN MAY 10, 2022.  ADDITIONAL SWAPFEST SPACES WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO BE RENTED ON THE DAY OF THE HAMFEST (UNLESS SWAPFEST SPACES ARE NOT SOLD OUT BY MAY 10, 2022).  THERE WILL BE NO INDOOR VENDOR OR SWAPFEST SPACES AVAILABLE

ALSO NOTE THAT, BECAUSE OF LIMITED SPACE, RVs, CAMPERS, AND TRAILERS WILL NOT BE ADMITTED.

Hamfest Schedule

  • 0800 – Hamfest Opens – PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE EARLY AS SWAPFEST SELLERS WILL BE ADMITTED FIRST TO SET UP PRIOR TO 0800.
  • 0900 – VE Exams
  • 0900 – 1100 Hourly Prize Drawings
  • 1130 – Grand Prize Drawings (You do not need to be present to win Grand Prizes)
  • 1200 – Hamfest Ends

Prescott Hamfest Flyer (To view you may need to do a browser refresh by pressing F5)

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Hamfest Grand Prizes (you do not need to be present to win Grand Prizes – To view you may need to do a browser refresh by pressing F5)

We wish to thank The DX Store, Comet Antennas, and DX Engineering for donating several Grand Prizes.  Thanks also go to GigaParts for providing special pricing and warranties for a number of our Grand Prizes.

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Purchase Grand Prize Tickets

Tailgate/Swapfest Parking Spots require Pre-Registration

Consignment Sales

VE License Exam Info

Hamfest Directions (To view you may need to do a browser refresh by pressing F5)

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Hamfest Talk-in Frequencies – Available from 0700 to 1030

We will be providing regular parking availability updates on the linked repeaters.

  • 146.580 MHz – Simplex
  • Linked Repeaters
    • 146.880 (-), 100 Hz – W7YRC or
    • 447.650 MHz (-) 100 Hz – K7YCA