Swap Meet | Ham Fest Saturday


The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest is set for Saturday, 28 January 2023.

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The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet / Ham Fest

The Big Island of Hawaii International Swap meet will be Saturday January 28, 2023, at the Waimea Community Center, next to the ball field off Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela).


There will be a $10.00 donation per table per seller.

There will be a $5.00 donation per attendee at time of registration.

One raffle ticket included with registration.  Additional tickets $1.00.



8:00 am – breakfast at Hawaiian Style Cafe

9:00 am – vendor setup

9:30 am – Doors open to public. Be sure to get your raffle tickets for the “Big ticket item”

12:00 pm – AMSAT Presentation

2:00 pm – Event ends


Guest Speaker this year:

Our guest speaker is Craig Bledsoe, KL7H.  He will be giving a situation report and demonstration of AMSAT.  In addition, he will talk about his work in restoring tube radios which are donated to scouts.



There will be surprise giveaways throughout the day.


Please note: This is a non-commercial event that promotes the trading of equipment and information between hams and the general public and to promote the open exchange of exploring Ham radio as a hobby.


Talk in 147.32 Waimea (100 Hz tone)

This is an event sponsored by the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club (KHRC).

This is an Island wide event, be sure to tell all your radio friends.

For more information contact: Steve Milner –


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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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