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


Maps:

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

Gates Open At 7:00 A.M.
Gate admission: $7.00 with
1 door prize drawing entry.

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

Talk-in: 146.31/91, 146.25/85, 192.8 Hz CTCSS
146.52 local

On-site repeater: 146.16/76, no tone

HAMFEST FEATURES

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  • Outside Flea Market space is FREE with gate ticket
  • 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, details 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
  • Computer dealers with new equipment & software
  • CB equipment available in Flea Market
  • Food & beverage on grounds
  • Door prizes!
Pictures from our '96, '98 2000 2002, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 2013 and 2016 Hamfests.
Hamfest Coordinator:

Bob Weatherman KDØSVH
408 Chestnut St
Muscatine, IA 52761
Phone (563) 506-3390

Inside Table Contact:

Bob Weatherman KDØSVH
408 Chestnut St
Muscatine, IA 52761
Phone (563) 506-3390

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License Exam Contact:

Testing Session Jerry Schroder Jr., KCØWWV
1815 F Avenue
Muscatine, IA 52761
Phone (563) 607-0793
E-mail KCØWWV

Exams Sunday
Begin 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 at the site.
    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 7, 2016.