WELCOME! The 2015 Palm Springs Hamfest will once again be held at the beautiful Palm Springs Pavilion, near the Palm Springs Baseball Stadium, Saturday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year’s hamfest will offer a VE testing session before the opening of the regular event. Please check back regularly for updates.


to register as vendor please download and fill out this registration form.
If you have any questions Please contact Glenn Morrison via our Contact us page or 760-770-6434.

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Vendors can setup between 3PM and 6PM Friday March 13th & 7:30AM to 9AM Saturday March 14th

Public is admitted starting 9AM on Saturday, doors close at 430PM

Vendors click here for more info

Public click here for more info



• Keynote by Gordon West

• Andre Hansen presents on Broadband Hamnet

• Dennis Kidder, author of Arduino Projects for Amateur Radio, will talk about Maker Faire

• Clint Bradford will present “How to work the Amateur Satellites with your HT

• Bob Brehm, Chief Engineer at Palomar Engineers will present on curing RFI, working more DX and keeping your neighbors happy

See the hamfest presentations page for the schedule of all events and details about the presenters


VE Testing

NEW in 2015: VE Testing for all license classes an hour before the Hamfest opens

See our VE Testing page for information


Talk-in NET

2 Meters

146.940 Mhz -107.2

7AM to 1PM


Food and Beverage

9AM – Morning Snacks & Coffee

Noon – Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, salads, sodas & more

more info about food click here



If you are camping Friday night you will be able to gain access to your camping spot after 3PM.  Gates will close at 8PM for access to the campground. (if you will be arriving later than 8PM please contact us to make arrangements)
If you will be camping Saturday night you will have to be in the gate BEFORE 9AM, when we open the flea market section to the public

Note you must be out of the ball field by 12:00PM (NOON) on Sunday March 15th

For more information click here


Flea Market (tailgaters)

You must be in before 9AM on Saturday March 14th when we open the flea market section. Vehicles cannot be moved or admitted once the  public is admitted

For information on Flea market click here