Radio Fiesta 2024 Visitor Information

Events and Schedule
Friday , July 19, 2024
⇒ 7:00 am to 12:00 – Setup for Flea Market, Vendor.
¤ 1:00 -8:00 pm Open Vendor -Flea Market area.
Saturday, July 20, 2024
⇒ 7 am to 8:00 am – Setup for Flea Market, Vendor, and Tailgate Areas
¤ 8:00 am – Open Flea Market, Vendor , and Tailgate Areas
⇒ 9:00 am – Programs begin
¤ 9:00 am – DX and WAS Card Checking (until noon)
CPS Energy high voltage demonstration all day outside in parking lot.
¤ 1:30 pm – ARRL VE Testing Sign Up & Testing at COMMUNITY CENTER – GYM:
⇒ ⇒ Please PRE-REGISTER for the test session at hamtest@w5sc.org
¤ 1 pm – Raffle Grand Prize Drawing
¤ 2 pm – Close
FEES
Note: there are no ATM’s onsite or within walking distance. So make sure to “cash up” before for looking for deals. Most vendors take credit cards, flea market tables may not.
Reserve and purchase tables & admission on-line:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sarc-radio-fiesta-2024-tickets-700417777427?aff=oddtdtcreator
Admission$13 online for 2 day Pass (includes Taxes & Fees)
$15 at door for 2 day Pass
Children – under 12 and Scouts,
Military and First Responders in Uniform get in FREE.
Students with school ID – $10
All Tables – $25 – for 2 day – Includes 1 Admission ticket & Electric (if available)
Tailgate Spaces – 1 free space with admission – Saturday only
Extra spaces $5 each
Door Prize tickets – $2 Each, 6 for $10, 15 for $25

Note: No refunds after July 12, 2024
Prizes (You do not need to be present at drawing to win Grand, 2nd, 3rd or 4th Prizes)
Grand Prize Drawing on Saturday 1pm
Grand Prize: Icom IC-718
2nd Prize: YAESU FT5DR
3rd Prize: YAESU FTM-6000R
4th Prize: Baofeng Handheld

Many hourly door prizes (Must be present to win hourly prizes)
(*) Handhelds generously donated by Baofeng
PROGRAM SCHEDULE: July 20, 2024
COMMUNITY CENTER – GYM:
09:00 – 9:50 am
10:00 – 10:50 am ARES Forum
11:00 – 11:50 am ARRL Forum
12:00 – 1 pm
COMMUNITY CENTERSide Room
09:00 – 10:00 am
11:30 – 1:00 pm
PARKING LOT
09:00- 1:00 pm CPS Energy high voltage demo and training.
1:30 pm ARRL VE Testing in the COMMUNITY CENTER – GYM:
Please PRE-REGISTER for the test session at hamtest@gmail.com.

NOTE: CHECK OUR WEBPAGE AFTER 5/1/2024 FOR UPDATED PROGRAM

Download Flyer 2024 Flyer
Mailer with application Mailer Letter size
The entire complex is accessible
Plenty of FREE parking
Friday & Saturday
Refreshment Concessionaire from 7 am to 2 pm is:
Samuel Clemens Cheer Booster
Friday & Saturday
Refreshment Concessionaire from 7 am to 2 pm is:
Samuel Clemens Cheer Booster
Lodging & RV park info

There are lots of local restaurants near the Civic Center.
The Chamber of Commerce has a list of many of them.

Trip Advisor best 10 list.
For additional information, contact the 2024 Amateur Radio Fiesta Chairperson, radiofiesta@w5sc.org

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We will have talk-in available on the 147.000 repeater (thanks to GVARC) on Friday and Saturday, July 19-20
Frequency: 147.000 MHz Offset: Negative Tone: 103.5 Hz
It will be available as an undirected net. If you are trying to figure out which exit to take or if you got turned around and you’re not sure where you need to be headed, some of your fellow hams on frequency will try to help you out.