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Welcome

2019 Virginia Beach Hamfest
September 7, 2019
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Lat: 36.8462° N Lon: 75.9873° W

Talk-in has been changed and the new Frequency is:

146.895 – PL 141.3

DMR Suggested Simplex frequency 441.000 TG 99, TS 1

General Admission 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Reservation Information for the 2019 Virginia Beach Hamfest can be found on the Ticket Info page.

Dealers and Vendors can download the flyer and mailing information from the .pdf below.
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