Saturday August 5th, 2017

27th Annual Columbus Hamfest

27th Annual Columbus Hamfest
The Aladdin Shrine Center, and the Voice Of Aladdin Amateur Radio Club, welcomes the ARRL Ohio Section Conference

Saturday August 5th, 2017
The hamfest is held the 1st Saturday of August, at the Aladdin Shrine Center. Vendor setup at 6 am, open to the public from 8 am, until 2 pm.

The Aladdin Shrine Center has moved!

It is now located in Grove City
APRS Marker - W8FEZ


$5 admission, under 12 is free.

Flea Market

Flea market spaces are an additional $5 each. Sell from the trunk of your car, or, if selling inside, table and chairs are included. Fist come first served.


Forums covering a wide range of fun and interesting amateur radio topics, including the ARRL Forum, and the Ohio Single Side Band semi annual meeting.

9:00 am – Tom Sly, WB8LCD on Clubs and how to keep members interested

10:00 am – Scott Yonally, N8SY on ARRL and Ohio Section Presentations ( Newsletter awards and Allan Severson Award)

11:00 am – Mike Hayward, KC8WH and the Semi-Annual OSSBN meeting

VE Testing

Get an amateur radio license, or upgrade.

VE Amateur Radio Testing will begin at 9:00am. Walk ins are welcome, but pre-registration is encouraged to save time.

For Hamfest information email

2017 Columbus Hamfest Flyer

The purchase of your ticket is not tax exempt