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Hamfest 2019

Battleford, Saskatchewan
July 26 & 27

Saskatchewan Hamfest 2019 sponsored by the Saskatchewan Amateur Radio League and hosted by the Battlefords Amateur Radio Association , July 26 and July 27 at the Legion Hall in Battleford, Saskatchewan. See below for information on getting to the Hamfest this year.

Summer – VE5SDH (sk)

Hamfest 2013 in Battleford was the first Hamfest that Summer attended. During the short time that she was involved in amateur radio Summer left her mark. She was active in many areas of the hobby and always eager to get involved and do her part. She called many nets, especially on 2 meters and the IRLP. She will be especially remembered for how quickly and proficiently she learned CW.

Early birds are special!

Register Early for chances on one of the special prizes below plus extra chances door prizes.

You could win a VHF Mobile radio.
VIP Special prize for Friday

Fee Night at the Comfort Inn
Boston Pizza Gift Certificate
Gift Basket

See below for more information!

We start Friday evening with a meet and greet.  This will also be the time for early setup at the hall. We will all check in to the Friday Saskatchewan 2 Meter Linked Net, before winding things down for the evening. It will be a good time to relax and visit.

Hamfest starts Saturday morning at 8:30, with registration, the flea market and the official opening. There will be lots of door prizes, merchants in our community have been very generous with their donations. We will also have some silent auctions to add to the fun.

Thank you to all the Sponsors who have helped make Hamfest 2019 possible. Please see the complete list here

See the Auctions & Door Prizes Page for  information on the Auctions and Door Prizes

73.. Ken - VE5KC

TGIF - Get an early start Friday night!

Last chance to "Pre-register" and get extra chances to win door prizes!

This years Hamfest will have a meet and greet Friday night, starting at 7 PM. - coffee and snacks available. This is a chance for those who come the day before to have a visit. If anyone wants to provide some entertainment you will be more than welcome. Vendors can also setup in advance. This will allow you more time to get a good night’s rest and be ready for the next day.

Hamfest Program

Auctions & Door Prizes Information

Flea Market – Fleas Wanted!

Sponsor List

How to get to Hamfest

Battlefords Area Repeater Information



Things to do for Non-Ham family members

Battlefords Amateur Radio Association

Email Contact

Admission: $10.00
Flea Market tables & Tailgaters: Free

(space available on first come first served)

$10.00 admission gives you a chance to win many great door prizes.


Special Bonuses for Pre-Registering!

If you pre-register before July 15 you could one of these prizes:

Register Early for chances on one of the special prizes plus get extra chances at door prizes.

1) - Winner of the TID TD-M558 VHF Mobile Radio will be announced at Hamfest,

2) - Winner of the Friday Night VIP prize package –Doris, VE5DJQ

3) - Receive 2 extra tickets for the Saturday door prize draws.
(Everyone that register before July 27)

Everyone who pre-registers before July 27 will get two extra draw tickets!
You will have three chances at winning door prizes. (instead of one)

Pre-Registration by Mail or on Friday night - July 26.

Download and print the following form:
(if your software supports it you can fill in this form before printing)

Click here>>> Registration Form <<<

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Flea Market - Bring your Fleas (we’re getting ours ready)!

Tailgater Sellers - Welcome!

We have the opportunity for tailgate venders to set up in the backyard which is fenced on three sides. Tailgaters must provide their own tables, shelter or whatever they need for their setup. The tailgate of your truck or van may be all you need. There is a door going to the backyard for easy access.

For Sale – Yaesu Repeater
- 144/430 Dual Band
 - C4FM/FM Digital Ready
$450 OBO
Will be available at Flea Market

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Things to do for Non-Ham family members

- Shopping & Restaurants - (1/2 block from Hamfest)
- Tot lot & kids paddling pool - free - (1 block)
- Fred Light Museum - (4 blocks)
- Fort Battleford - (2km)
- Paved & maintained hiking trails along river.
- Western Development Museum - (N. Battleford 8km)
- Gold Eagle Casino - (N.B)  free rides available

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Please plan to take in the whole day, a lot of work and planning go into a Hamfest. Your full participation and involvement is part of making the event a success.  Better still book a motel or campsite and make a holiday of the weekend. There are lots of things to do and see in the Battleford’s area.

We have the hall for the full day, so there is no problem with scheduling to go later in the day..

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Battlefords Area Repeater Information

(Primary Repeaters)






147.240 (+600)




146.880 (-600)

South of Battleford



145.390 (-600) 

Lizard Lake
(between Saskatoon & Battlefords


Talk in frequency - 147.240

146.88 & 147.24 are linked
No tone is required

(Backup if repeater not working, 146.520 simplex)

Repeater Status

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How to get to Hamfest

[GPS coordinates: 52°44′11″N 108°18′38″W]

Battleford - south of N. Battleford on Hwy 4 just off of Hwy 16

Hamfest. location in Battleford, camp grounds near by.

Turn east into Battleford at traffic lights, junction of Hwy 4 & 40

Battleford Legion - Hamfest. 2019

You have arrived at Saskatchewan Hamfest 2019

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Battleford Information and Accomodations

Battleford Saskatchewan
Town website

Comfort Inn and Suites - North Battleford

Where to stay, Motels and Camping

Destination Battlefords





Eiling Kramer Campground
15th St and Central Ave, Battleford, SK.

Tourism Saskatchewan

Located in the town of Battleford only a few blocks away from the Hamfest. location.

Reservations recommended
Day, Weekly and monthly rates available.

Call for the current rates

Tel: (306) 937-6212 / (306) 937-6216

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