The 2019 Sevier County Hamfest

@ the Sevier County Fairgrounds

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

Largest Tailgate / Boneyard In East Tennessee

Sponsors, Dealers, Organizations & Commercial Dealers

Information on our W4VEC Test Session

Information Data & Policy for Hamfest

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
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Yaesu FT-70DR
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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 Repeater:

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 SCFEST before & during the Hamfest !

APRS Comment: "Hamfest Beacon provided by N9SIR"

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, Organizations & Commercial Dealers


DX Engineering

BridgeCom Systems

Sevier County Food Ministry



Tennessee Digital Amateur Radio Group

WB4GBI Repeater System


Debco Electronics

Mastrant Antenna Guying

UT Amateur Radio Club

Mountain Creek Creations Vinyl Decals

Sevier County Amateur Radio Emergency Service

Buckmaster International

CQ Amateur Radio

KE2YK Ham Radio Events

McMinn County Amateur Radio Club


W4DRC 2019 Dalton Hamfest

Sevier County Rescue Squad

Mobility Scooter Sales & Rentals

Easy Way Ham Books

The RF Adapter Guy


CT Morgan Amateur Radio Division

Tower Electronics

N3FFR Custom Embroidery while you wait !

Lowe's Sevierville, TN

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.