The 2019 Sevier County Hamfest

@ the Sevier County Fairgrounds

Saturday March 30th, 2019
Gates Open At 8:00 AM - Ends at 3:00 PM

View the current list of 2019 Sponsors, Dealers & Vendors

Information on our W4VEC Test Session

754 Old Knoxville Hwy, Sevierville, TN 37862

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$5 Per Person at the Gate to enter the Hamfest.

No additional fee to setup/sell outside in Boneyard (no electricity).

For an additional $5, setup/sell in Exhibit Hall (with electricity).

Inside buildings are climatically-controlled
and Dealers of course are FREE to setup !

Dealer's will also be in the Exhibit Hall as well
as The Main Street Market building.

Advanced Ticket Sales For 2019 Hamfest


Dealers & Vendors can enter and Setup at 7:00 AM on
Saturday or may setup between 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday.

Security and closed-in fence will be provided for Dealers setting up on Friday.

If you need to setup prior to 3:00 PM on Friday,
please contact Rick at:

Grand Prizes:

There will be door prizes given out every hour at the Main Street Market Building

These great Yaesu Grand Prize Drawings' will be at 12:00 Noon !

Grand Prize #1
Grand Prize #2

Yaesu FTM-7250DR
Read item description here.

Yaesu FT-70DR
Read item description here.

10 Year Warranty on each Grand Prize radio !

Extra tickets can be purchased at the Gate or inside the Hamfest.

Winners must be present and have admission/extra ticket stub(s) to win !

Prizes provided by our generous Sponsor's and the ARRL).

Drawings and Prizes Exclusions:

Volunteers, Workers & Guests receiving Free Entry into
the Hamfest need to purchase their own drawing ticket(s).

SCARS Officers and/or SCARES Committee Members are
NOT ELIGIBLE for any drawings and/or prizes.

This will be an ARRL Delta Section Convention & a QSL Card
Checker will be present, along with presentations from ARRL staff.

Test Session:

VE Testing at the Main Street Market Building at 1:00 PM,
The Sevier County W4VEC Team will be doing the Test Session.
Cost is $12.00 cash, please bring the exact amount !
Those taking the Tech Exam will need a photo ID.
Upgrades will need to bring a copy of your FCC license.
Test on Saturday and have your license or upgrade on Monday !


Scouts in uniform, when accompanied by an
adult uniformed leader, are provided free admission !

Hungry ?

On-site food and drinks will be available.

Talk-In Repeters:

Main Repeater: 146.940 MHz (offset -0.600 MHz w/ no Tone)

Backup Repeater: 146.850 MHz (offset -0.600 MHz w/ no Tone)

Thank you WB4GBI !

We'll use 146.550 MHz Simplex on-site too..


We'll beacon SC-HAMFEST before & during the Hamfest !

Have Questions ?

Please visit us at the Sevier County Amateur Radio Society website
or Email us at:

Open Door Policy:

All Amateur Radio Clubs and Organizations are welcome to setup !

Please contact Rick about setting up a table and
free admission for 4 of your members !

(Prize drawing ticket not included with free entry)

Need a place to sleep ?

Book your reservations early at these recommended Hotels & Motels:

Oak Haven Resort & Spa is just a few miles from the our Hamfest location,
bring the family and spend a few days enjoying the Great Smokey Mountains too.
When booking, let them know you're attending the 2019 Sevier County Hamfest.

Oak Haven Resort & Spa

Other great places to book your reservations:

Sleep Inn located in Sevierville
Days Inn by Wyndham Apple Valley located in Pigeon Forge/Sevierville
Days Inn by Wyndham located in Kodak/Sevierville
Baymont by Wyndham located in Pigeon Forge
The Lodge at Five Oaks located in Sevierville
Landmark Inn and Comfort Inn

Sponsors, Dealers & Vendors

Just a short list of who will be here !

DX Engineering
BridgeCom Systems
Sevier County Food Ministry
Tennessee Digital Amateur Radio Group
WB4GBI Repeater System
Tower Electronics
Mastrant Antenna Guying
UT Amateur Radio Club
Satellite Headquarters - Sam Adams KG4JMN
Mountain Creek Creations Vinyl Decals

More to be announced soon !


Sevier County Amateur Radio Society is the Host for this event !

Annual Hamfest:

Sevier County Hamfest will be held on the 4th Saturday of March each year.