The Florence HamFest is an Italian Ham Radio Convention and Flea Market dedicated to Amateur Radio enthusiasts including Antique Radio, Boat anchors, military and surplus.
The only Ham Radio HamFest in Italy, exclusively and entirely dedicated to Amateur Radio.
Like last year it will be held in Spazio Reale, a local exposition and convention site, offering a large parking area, a 2000 meter square exposition area, Bar Restaurant and Pizzeria and Hotel.
During the morning will be held the second edition of the Ham Radio Home Brewing Contest, sponsored by ARI CRT, the ARI Firenze 50MHz Marathon prize-giving, and in the contiguous meeting rooms, some interesting workshops about Ham Radio Arduino Projects, AMSAT HAMTV, Presentation of World War II Enigma Machine, and CHIRP radio programming demonstration.
Main popular ham radio brands will be represented by local dealers like Yaesu, Kenwood, Icom, Elecraft, Acom, OM Power, EAntennas, Begali, ProSiStel, Diamond Antenna, Antenna Dinamica along to most popular Ham Radio Shops and over 50 private ham operators joining the flea market.
Antenna Dinamica, Begaly Keys, Carlo Bianconi, DAE Telecomunicazioni, DRA Services, Eantenna, Franco Borgia, Ham Radio Shop, Ham Store Communications, I.L. Elettronica, IK5HHA, In Orbita, L’Elettronica di Vespignani G. , Magic Phone Telecomuniczioni, Marcucci SPA, Messi e Paoloni, Parsic Italia, Planet Ham Radio, Pro.Sis.Tel, Radio Frequenza Shop, Radio-Line, RadioKit Elettronica, RGM Divisione EL.SAT, Sandit libri, SKY Gem Telecomunicazioni, Sky Ham Radio , Spagnuolo Giovanni Surplus
Additional 75 private hams will be present at the local Flea Market.
Most popular Italian Ham Radio Associations will be present with representative desks, including C.O.T.A. CARABINIERI ON THE AIR, CB Firenze Radio, MEDITERRANEO DX CLUB, RADIO CLUB TIGULLIO, AIRE Associazione Italiana Radio d’Epoca, HAM SPIRIT, Gruppo Radioamatori Aeronautica Militare Italiana, Gruppo Radio Firenze, TOP RADIO TEAM, ARI Scandicci, ARI VINCI, ARI Comitato Regionale Toscana, ARI Firenze, DMR Italia, C.I.S.A.R., AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY , ARS Valdinievole, ARS Sestri Levante, Ass. Italia-Angola, TESLA, TEN-FIFTY CONTEST GROUP
For more information visit the Florence HamFest Web Site