About Us

Palm Springs Hamfest was originally organized by the Palm Springs DX Club and the Desert RATS Club joined the Hamfest the second year. Hamfest is now managed exclusively by Desert  RATS.

This is an ARRL sanctioned event.

The Palm Springs Hamfest has grown from about 80 people the first year to over 1,000 today. The Palm Springs Hamfest has become one of the largest hamfests in the Southwestern California area.

The address for the event is

Palm Springs Air Museum
745 North Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, California 92262