Contact Information

PO Box 5006
Lincoln, NE

Questions regarding Lincoln Hamfest please contact:

Marlene McLaughlin, KDØHYM
Reynolds Davis, KØGND
Larry Frisch, KDØRTK

ARRL Nebraska State Convention 2016

“First of Spring Hamfest”

Saturday, April 23, 2016
8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Hosted by the Lincoln Amateur Radio Club

Commercial Vendors – Flea Market – Forums
FCC Testing - On-going Tech Demos


Lancaster Event Center
84th and Havelock Ave., Lincoln, NE


General Admission Saturday 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Commercial Vendors and Flee Market tables will only be allowed into the facility starting at 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM to set up on Friday, April 22, 2016. Just a reminder, (NEW this year) we will have security officers there overnight so no one will be able to get in after 5:00 PM.

Vendors and Flea Market setup starts at 7:30 AM Saturday.

Confirmed Vendors

Forums/Fun Sessions

  • 10:00 AM -  “Emergency Communications” – Ken Bailey, K1FUG
  • 11:00 AM -   Emergency “Go” kits for HF and VHF – Joe Eisenberg, KØNEB
  • 12:00 PM -  Nebraska ARRL Officials – Matt Anderson, KAØBOJ
  • 1:00 PM –  ARRL Forum – KØDAS and KØAIZ

Technical Sessions and Demonstrations

Be sure to visit these Demonstrations held throughout the day

  • Digital Modes
  • PSK31
  • JT65
  • WSPR
  • Digital Voice


Drawings every 15 minutes for lots of other neat stuff!

Grand Prize Drawing at 2:00 PM

You MUST be present to win all prizes!

Admission and Table Prices

Entry for those 18 and over will be $8.00 per person and will include 1 raffle ticket.
Additional raffle tickets can be purchased at the convention for $1.00 each.
No charge for anyone under 18.

Admission for LARC members is $5.00 per member and will also get 1 Raffle ticket.

8 ft. flea market tables – $10.00 each

Pre-registration is encouraged. New in 2016 will be an express lane for those who pre-register.

Join the Lincoln Amateur Radio Club now! Enjoy all the benefits of membership! LARC Membership is only $20.00/year!

PayPal is available for convention registration, flea market tables.


  • KØKKV 146.16/76
  • D-Star 145.25(-)
  • APRS beacon on 144.39


200 RV Camper Hookups


Visit Staybridge Suite Lincoln Northeast and use group code ARR to get the convention rate. You may also call the hotel directly at 402.484.6000 to book your room. Be sure to mention the group code. Reservation deadline for the convention rate is April 1, 2016.


RV and tent camping available for a small fee. Reserve at

Convention Support and Donations by the Following

Please support these generous sponsors!

General Manager – Marlene McLaughlin, KDØHYM
Reynolds Davis, KØGND
Treasurer – Greg Brown, KTØK
Secretary – Larry Frisch, KDØRTK