The OFFICIAL website of the 2018 Midwest Division Convention is HERE!

Stay tuned for news on 2018 ARRL Midwest Division Convention / Midwest STEM TechFest 2018, to be held August 4 & 5, 2018 at the Linn County Fairgrounds in Central City, Iowa! Yes, this is a hamfest.  But it’s also so much more!  39 acres of fun for hams, makers, and STEM hobbyists of all kinds!

Official Hamfest Flyer

  • This will be THE ARRL 2018 Midwest Division Convention!
  • HUGE open-air flea market with plenty of parking (handicap parking on grounds).
  • Inside, air-conditioned trade floor with well-known vendors
  • Technical forums and presentations
  • STEM activities & displays for kids of all ages
  • Saturday night banquet featuring ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR.  Wouff Hong ceremony afterward.
  • Homemade food and drinks
  • Prize drawings
  • On-site ARRL VE testing