ARRL Expo 2015: Dayton Hamvention®


ARRL EXPO – Welcome! ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio®, welcomes all members and friends to Dayton Hamvention®. Use this handy guide to find ARRL-sponsored activities, exhibits and program representatives. ARRL EXPO is a large exhibit area located in the Ballarena Hall (near the 400-numbered booths). Kay C. Craigie, N3KN – ARRL President Dale Williams, WA8EFK – Great Lakes Division Director Thomas Delaney, W8WTD – Vice Director Scott Yonally, N8SY – Ohio Section Manager  

100 Years of QST Special Commemorative Reissue
Help us celebrate 100 years of ARRL’s membership journal, QST. First published in December 1915, QST is the most widely read Amateur Radio magazine in the world. A century later, QST remains true to its original design as source of ideas, information, innovation and exploration—devoted entirely to Amateur Radio. The celebration has included winning photos from members on 2015 covers, and articles, columns, and cartoons republished from vintage issues. Join us for the celebration by picking-up a commemorative reissue of the first QST—the December 1915 issue. The special reprint is free when you join, renew, or extend your ARRL membership at Hamvention® (at the ARRL Store). The reprint is also free for ARRL Life Members. Additional copies are $9.95 each.

ARRL Store
Visit the HUGE ARRL bookstore to purchase popular ARRL publications, join, renew or extend your ARRL membership, and pick up official ARRL merchandise.

  •     FREE Gift when you join, renew, or extend your ARRL membership at Hamvention®.
  •     BONUS Commemorative Reissue of QST when you join, renew, or extend your membership at Hamvention®. Free for ARRL Life Members.
  •     FREE ARRL Dayton 2015 Button!

2015 ARRL Field Day Supplies – ARRL Field Day is June 27-28, 2015. Gear up for the most popular on-the-air operating event in Amateur Radio. Official T-shirts (choose from 2 colors), pins, hats, mugs, and posters are available. 

ARRL Exhibits…

ARRL Laboratory: Get Your Handheld Radio Tested!

ARRL Development and ARRL Foundation
TravelPlus for Repeaters™ software and mobile app demonstration


ARRL Volunteer Examiner Coordinator Public Service ARRL Media and Public Relations ARRL Legislative Agenda…And You! Amateur Radio and Education Reaching Out!—Learning with Amateur Radio – The West Chester Amateur Radio Association in Ohio presents an interactive exhibit.


Radiosport and DXCC – DXCC Card Checking; ARRL Contests and Awards; QSL Bureau

The ARRL Logbook of the World (LoTW)


Ham Radio and Scouting

ARRL Field Organization Volunteers
– Visit this gathering area for ARRL Field Organization networking, hosted by the ARRL Ohio Section.

National Traffic System (NTS) ARRL Visa® Card – U.S. Bank

Home & Auto Insurance – Liberty Mutual Insurance
Meet representatives from the following organizations and national Amateur Radio societies in the ARRL EXPO exhibit area.


The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU)


Deutscher Amateur Radio Club (DARC) – Germany


Japan Amateur Radio League (JARL)


Qatar Amateur Radio Society (QARS) 


Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) – United Kingdom    


ARRL-sponsored Forums (see forum schedule in Hamvention Program)

Friday, May 15

ARRL Presents: Ham Radio and the Law: Getting Antennas Up and Keeping Them Up
Moderator: Fred Hopengarten, Esq., K1VR, Author of “Antenna Zoning for the Radio Amateur”   Saturday, May 16 ARRL Member Forum Moderator: Dale Williams, WA8EFK, ARRL Director, Great Lakes Division        

ARRL Presents: The Doctor is In Moderator: Joel R. Hallas, W1ZR, Contributing Editor, QST
ARRL Presents: NASA Astronaut Mike Fincke, KE5AIT

Sunday, May 17
ARRL Presents: Engaging Youth in Ham Radio through Informal Education Opportunities
Moderator: Larry Kendall, K6NDL, Instructor, ARRL’s Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology

THANK YOU! ARRL expresses its gratitude to the 2015 Dayton Hamvention® Committee, Dayton Amateur Radio Association, and all the volunteers who contributed to the success of ARRL EXPO 2015 in Dayton, Ohio.



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