WIMU Hamfest 2017

We are pleased to announce the revival of the WIMU Hamfest! This great traditional hamfest will be held in Bear Lake Utah June 16-18. Bear Lake is a great destination point for families to vacation while attending the hamfest. Activities will be held at the garden city conference center and park. Outdoor vendors, swap meet, women and youth/child activities, fox hunt, special event station, and much more is planned for the hamfest.

ABOUT WIMU

WIMU (Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, and Utah) Hamfest for many decades was the rocky mountains premiere hamfest. It has been awhile since the WIMU was held. However 2017 is the year for the revival of this great tradition in the ham community. If you are interested in volunteering and helping organize the event please email wimuhamfest@gmail.com

REGISTRATION

Registration is now open using paypal. Select the link below to register for the event, and purchase meal tickets for the saturday lunch and sunday breakfast.

Click Here To Register

***Vendors, please contact wimuhamfest@gmail.com for reservation information***

LOCATION

Conference will be held in Garden City, Utah (Town Info). Garden City is one of many towns surrounding Bear Lake. The Bear Lake area features several RV parks and rental units. The hamfest date was selected to be off peak to enable availability and lower cost housing.

SESSION TOPICS

Antenna Construction
Amsat - Amateur Radio Satellite
Portable Man Pack
Digital Modes For Emergency Communication
Getting started with Raspberry Pi
****Call for presenters! Please contact wimuhamfest@gmail.com if you would like to present****

ARRL Event

WIMU is proud to be the official ARRL hamfest of Utah for 2017!

ACCOMMODATIONS

Bear lake area has housing options from hotel style rooms to condominimums and cabins starting at $75 a night. Several large RV parks in the area offer full hookups starting at $17 a night.

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PRELIMINARY ITINERARY

Friday - June 16, 2017

9:00am - 7:00pm Registration/Information Desk
11:00am - 7:00pm Vendor Area Open
11:00am - 11:00pm Special Event Station
11:00am - 7:00pm Workshops
11:00am - 7:00pm TBD Activities and Door Prize Drawings

Saturday - June 17, 2017

9:00am - 7:00pm Registration/Information Desk
9:00am - 7:00pm Vendor Area Open
9:00am - 2:00pm Swap Meet Open
9:00am - 11:00pm Seminars - DX Association
1:00am - 2:00pm Seminars - Taking communications off the grid
2:30pm - 3:30pm ARRL Forum
4:00pm - 5:00pm Seminars
9:00am - 7:00pm TBD Activities and Door Prize Drawings

Sunday - June 18, 2017

10:00am - 12:00pm Breakfast In The Park
11:00am - General Meeting And Grand Prize Drawings