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Vienna Wireless Winterfest: The National Capital Area Ham Radio Fair

March 29, 2020 @ 6:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Winterfest Event

Vienna Wireless Society presents the 44th annual Winterfest Ham Radio Fair.

Several amateur radio clubs will be attending Winterfest to provide information about the ham radio hobby, getting started, where to find instructional help for earning the amateur radio license and much, much more!


Winterfest 2020 will feature an outdoor tailgate area with 150 paved tailgate spaces. Tailgate space selection will be available on a first-come first-served basis. We have never run out of tailgate space.  Admission for everyone, vendors and the general public, begins at 6:00 am  Sunday.  The college does not permit overnight parking prior to the event.


The indoor exhibit area (gymnasium) opens to the general public at 8 am on Sunday and will remain open until at least 1:00 pmNobody will be allowed into the exhibit area before 8 am without a vendor pass.

  • Tailgating ~ Tailgate area opens at 6:00 AM
  • Indoor Exhibit Area~ 8:00 AM-1 :00 PM
  • AUXCOMM Conference ~ 9:00 AM-2 :00 PM
  • Door Prizes 9:00 AM-1 :00 PM
  • QLF (CW) Contest– Hourly
  • License Exams ~ 11 :00 AM – 12:30 PM

Admission: $10.00 per person
Tailgate spaces: $20 for one space (includes one admission) +$10/each additional space
Talk-in: 146.91 MHz — Courtesy of Fairfax ARES and the NVFMA


March 29, 2020
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Northern Virginia Community College Annandale Campus
8333 Little River Tpke
Annandale, VA 22003 United States
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(703) 323-3000