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Dayton Hamvention

May 15, 2020 - May 17, 2020

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Hamvention Hamfest

Dayton Hamvention is the world’s largest ham radio expo, bringing together hams from around the world. The theme for the 2020 Dayton Hamvention is “Amateur Radio, The Future.”

Since 1952 Hamvention® has been sponsored by Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA). For many years it has been the world\’s largest amateur radio gathering, attracting hams from throughout the globe.

Hamvention has long been the place to find a part for an antique radio or to see the latest technology. The theme acknowledges the role that amateur radio has always played and will continue to play in future communication developments.

General Hours:

Friday: 9 AM to 5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM to 5 PM
Sunday: 9 AM to 1 PM

The Dayton gateway W8RTL^^B will be linked to D-Extra X-Reflector XRF038C during Hamvention weekend.
D-Plus REF038C will also be available for the weekend on W8RTL^^C. Use 446.1000 Digital Code Squelch CSQL use #13 as a D-Star simplex frequency at Hamvention®.
DMR Coverage – Coverage is available from the W8AK repeater. See for more information.

What to Expect: A look at last year’s Hamvention


May 15, 2020
May 17, 2020
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Greene County Fairgrounds
120 Fairground Rd.
Xenia, OH 45385 United States
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