RRRA Hamfest & ARRL ND State Convention

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RRV Fairgrounds Hartl Building


  • ARRL Card Checking by K0QQ
  • Cash and merchandise door prizes
  • Flea Market
  • Food & Beverages
  • License Testing (aka VE Testing)
  • Seminars
  • Special YL only prizes
  • Talk-In on 145.350-T123, 147.255+T123, and 444.875+T123
  • APRS Object: HFEST-29r

Ticket and Flea Market Table Pricing

  • Admission Tickets
    • Adults: $9.00 each
    • 12 years and under admitted free with parent
  • 8’ Flea Market Tables - limited electricity available
    • Cost: $15.00 each
    • Minimum 1 admission ticket purchase required per vendor
  • Special for 2018: $3.00 off total vendor table(s) cost with each additional admission ticket purchase
  • Please contact the to reserve your table


Schedule subject to change without notice

Friday, September 28th

4PMFlea Market setup in Main Hall
7PMBuilding closes for the night

Saturday, September 29th

7AMFlea Market setup in Main Hall
Light Breakfast served in the lobby of the Hartl Building
8AMFlea Market opens
9AMSeminars begin
10AMLicense Testing begins
10:30AMLunch served in Main Hall
NoonLicense Testing cut off
2PMHamfest ends


Seminars subject to change without notice

TimeSubjectPresented by
9AM to 10AMImprove Your Antenna EfficiencyKen Glanzer K7GCO
10AM to 11AMARRL ForumMatt Holden K0BBC
Lynn Nelson W0ND
11AM to NoonSkywarnGreg Gust KC0TIY
Noon to 1PMND and National Traffic Net SystemDave Heintzleman ND0CW

License Testing

aka VE Testing


  • From I-94: Exit 343 toward W Fargo, Turn right onto 15th St NW, Turn right onto Ave of Flags (Fair Ground entrance)
  • From I-29 (heading south): Exit 65 for US-10W/Main Ave, Turn right onto US-10W/Main Ave, Turn left onto 15th St NW, Turn right onto Ave of Flags (Fair Ground entrance),
  • From I-29 (heading north): Exit 63B for I-94W toward Bismarck, Follow I-94 instructions above
  • From 13th Ave S (e. g. West Acres): Take I-29 south to exit 63B for I-94W toward Bismarck, Follow I-94 instructions above
  • On-line directions: Search for “Red River Valley Fair Hartl Ag Building West Fargo” in Google Maps or visit http://rrra.org/places/rrv-fairgrounds-hartl-building


Some of the accomodations available in the Fargo area include:

Still have questions?

Please contact the if you have any questions about this event.