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Ottawa (Carp) 22nd Annual Hamfest

Sponsor: Ottawa Amateur Radio Club, Inc.
Start date: Saturday, September 8, 2018
End date: Saturday, September 8, 2018
Closest town: Ottawa (Carp), ON
Directions to location: Carp Agricultural Fairgrounds (in the W. Erskine Johnston Arena at the north end of the fairgrounds)
3832 Carp Road, Ottawa, Ontario

From Ottawa or Highway 416, take Highway 417 West to Carp Road (exit #144). Then go North about 10.5 km to the Carp fairgrounds/Farmer's Market, and follow the signs into the W. Erskine Johnson Arena
Opening times: Commercial Vendor Setup: 7:30 am
Private Vendor Setup: 8 am
Fleamarket Open to Public: 9 am - Noon
Cost: $6 General Admission, $14/table (plus admission), Please book tables early to reserve your preferred table location.
Talk-in frequency: Talk-in on VE2CRA, 146.94-, 100 Hz
Description: The region's largest fleamarket and hamfest. All of the big Ham Radio retailers are going to be there! Major doorprize draws.

Breakfast, coffee, and snack concession in the lobby area. Volunteer organizations and displays, including RAC, ARES, QCWA, etc will be present.

QSL checker for DXCC, etc will be on site. Bring your cards for checking!

On-site Amateur Radio licence exams. Get your licence, or upgrade during the hamfest!
NOTE: if you are upgrading, bring the 11-digit certificate number on your licence to speed processing.

We are located right next door to the famous Carp Farmers' Market, and just minutes from the Diefenbunker! Come to Ottawa and enjoy your visit!

Radioworld, Icom, Netty, MacFarlane, Maple Leaf Comm, Anytone, and The Tube Man, will be there!
For more info: Ed VE3WGO
we are also on facebook: oarc.hamfest
Email contact: fleamarket at
Date updated: 2018-09-07 16:49:03
Author: Ed Sich

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