WELCOME! The 2015 Palm Springs Hamfest will once again be held at the beautiful Palm Springs Pavilion, 401 S Pavilion Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262, 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.
Admission: Still just $5. Where else can you get a day’s worth of entertainment for that?
UPDATE: VE Testing hours extended one hour to 11 a.m. Flyer updated 2/5/15.this registration form. If you have any questions Please contact Glenn Morrison via our Contact us page or 760-770-6434. Expo
Vendors can setup between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Friday March 13th & 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday March 14th
Public is admitted starting 9 a.m. on Saturday. Doors close at 4:30 p.m.
• Keynote by Gordon West
• Andre Hansen presents on Broadband Hamnet
• 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
NEW in 2015: VE Testing for all license classes an hour before the Hamfest opens
See our VE Testing page for information
The Desert R.A.T.S club will be running a consignment table. The club keeps 20 percentage (20%) of the sale price. Bring all your old equipment that you would like to see if anyone is interested in purchasing. Contact Glenn through the Contact Us Page if you have any questions.
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7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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 8 p.m. for access to the campground. (if you will be arriving later than 8 p.m. 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 12:00 p.m. (NOON) on Sunday March 15th
Flea Market (tailgaters)
You must be in before 9 a.m. on Saturday March 14th when we open the flea market section. Vehicles cannot be moved or admitted once the public is admitted