Rocky Mountain Section Hamfest Utah August 8-9-10

An Yaesu FT 70 DR dual band can be yours if you register no later than July 15th.  Winner will be announced on July 16th.  

Register online at and save $5 now.   

The push is on to get everyone registered for this hamfest and convention before July 16th .


New Ham Workshop
Operating Amateur Satellites
NBEAMS – Emergency Messaging
FT8 – From Setup to First QSO 
DXing from the Middle East
Antenna modeling with 4nec2
Mobile Installation Tips and Tricks 
Breaking Through the Pileups
HF Station Interfacing
Setting up a Pi-Star Hotspot for DMR
CW For Beginners: Why Morse Code Is Still Cool
Solar and Propagation Update for 2019
SOTA – Lessons From the Trail
The Digital Radio Amateur Workstation (DRAWS™) – An Overview
Installing a rooftop tower and antenna
DxLab Logging Software and much more 
Army Mars Forum – Steve Carver AAA8RD
Amateur Radio on High Altitude Balloons

See all the sessions scheduled so far here

Bob Heil K9EID, CEO and founder of Heil Sound and host of the Ham Nation podcast, will be the keynote speaker on Saturday August 10th. Howard E. Michel (pronounced Mickel) the CEO of the ARRL will be the Friday keynote speaker. 

A highlight of the convention is DX University, an all-day workshop taught by some of the best DX operators in the Rocky Mountain West. DX University will be held on Thursday August 8th and requires participants to register in advance. 

 For the crafting people among us, we will again be offering Homebrew Boutique. A chance to sell your marvelous handmade crafts to a waiting audience! We supply tables and chairs – no cost to you. We track all sales and collect the money for later distribution to the craft people. We will have a large room that will be locked at night. Just please remember, everything is to be handmade – not from another country for resale here. 

Call Sue Cogger, K7SUZ, 801 829-3614 with any questions.

You can sign-up for a craft table here.    
You can stay on-campus at Weber State University at a very reasonable rate.   Check out this page to learn more.

Even if you have already registered for the convention you can still sign up for meals.  Lunch time will feature our guest speakers.  

Friday Meals

Breakfast:  Beverages: Juice, Milk, Ice water and coffee, Fresh fruit, Hash Browns, Scrambled Eggs, Waffles/Syrup and Hickory Smoked Ham. 

Lunch:  Beverages: Ice Water, Lemonade and Coffee  Mixed Green Salad/Ranch, Roll/Butter, Roasted New Potatoes, Broccoli-Cauliflower, Mustard Herb Pork Loin and Chocolate Mousse.Dinner: Mixed Green Salad/Ranch, Roll/butter, Mashed Potatoes/Gray, Carrots, Roasted Turkey and Apple Pie. (Cranberry Sauce).

Saturday Meals

Breakfast: Fruit, Breakfast Burrito/Tortilla, Tater tots, Scrambled Eggs, Grated Cheese, Chorizo and Tomatoes.  Beverages: Juice, Milk, Ice water and coffee,

Lunch:  Green Salad/Ranch, Roll/Butter, Dirty Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Carrots, Southern Pot Roast and Devil’s Food Cake.  Beverages: Ice Water, Lemonade and Coffee

Dinner:  Green Salad/Ranch, Rolls/Butter, Yellow Squash/Carrots, Augratin potatoes, London Broil Beef and Lemon Cake.

You can register and learn more about the 2019 ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Convention by visiting  You can also find us on Facebook by searching for the “2019 ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Convention.”

We encourage all who plan to attend to register before July 16th to allow the organizers to plan for the appropriate number of attendees and to make sure the facilities are adequate for the expected crowd.  

Test session, Wouff Hong, Swap Meet, Presentations, Food, Craft Boutique, Vendors, and more await you Utah’s biggest Hamfest to date.  

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