Every amateur radio operator must do three things in their life...  
1: Go to "Dayton", 2: Visit ARRL Headquarters, 3: Attend the
35th Annual

Muscatine County Fairgrounds
101 N Clay Street
West Liberty, Iowa
West Liberty is:  

45 miles west of the Quad Cities;
17 miles northwest of Muscatine;
and 15 miles east of Iowa City.

Gates Open At 7:00 A.M.
Gate admission: $7.00 with
1 door prize drawing entry.
14 & under, free admission.

Visitors using Interstate 80 should exit south at exit 259.
The Fairgrounds are just south of the business district.

Repeaters: 146.31/91, 192.8 Hz CTCSS
On-site: 146.16/76, no tone

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Hamfest Coordinator &
Inside Table Contact:

C. Scott Richardson NØMRZ
1109 1st Ave.
Muscatine, IA 52761
Phone (563) 506-0304 email: ec@muscatineares.org

Make checks payable to
Southeast Iowa Hamfest

  • Outside Flea Market space FREE with admission
  • Outside electrical hookup (fee required)
  • Saturday evening pre-hamfest Wiener and Brat Roast at 6:00 p.m.
    • Wiener meal - $5.00 adults; $3.00 children - 12 years old & under.
    • Brat meal - $6.00 adults; $4.00 children - 12 years old & under.
  • Commercial vendors
  • Extensive drive-in Flea Market
  • Amateur Radio license exams, see below
  • QSL checking
    • DXCC, VUCC, WAS, and WAC applications.
    • Requires filled out application and stamped envelope to mail it to the ARRL.
  • Overnight parking & camping, $10.00 fairgrounds fee
  • Electricity available on site
  • New radios, antennas and test equipment
  • Dealers with wire, cable, connectors and more
  • Computers, peripherals & software available in Flea Market
  • CB equipment available in Flea Market
  • Food & beverage on grounds
  • Door prizes!
  • Grand Prize Drawing at 2:00 pm!
License Exam Contact:
Testing Session Jerry Schroder Jr., KCØWWV
1550 W Acre Drive
Muscatine, IA 52761
Phone (563) 607-0793
E-mail KC0WWV@machlink.com
Testing on Sunday
in the Midway Pavilion
Starts at 9:30 a.m.
No test after
11:30 a.m.
  • FCC License Exams for all classes. Walk-ins welcome.
  • NCVEC Form 605 must be completed by the candidate and will be provided.
    It also may be downloaded from the ARRL VEC
  • Examinees must present personal picture ID (no exceptions).
  • If licensed, bring original and photocopy of current FCC license and/or CSCEs.
  • Exam fee as allowed by FCC.

Last updated October 30, 2018.