Massillon Amateur Radio Club
 Hamfest Information Page


The MARC Presents our 58th Annual


Sunday, October 28, 2017

Massillon Boy's & Girls Club
730 Duncan Street S.W.
Massillon, Ohio 44646

Setup at 6:00 AM  -  Doors open at 8:00 AM

13,000 Sq Ft : Handicap Accessible : All Indoors

Free Parking !!

Saturday Setup -  Not Available This Year

Additional details will be posted as they are completed. 
 Click Here To See The Layout.

Limited electric will be available, generally only at the wall table locations and select inside tables.


Click Here for the 2018 Hamfest Flyer



General Admission is $ 5.00. Under 12 free. Admission ticket good for all main & door prizes. Advanced Sale tickets will offer two chances at the main prize drawing!


Grand Prize Drawing at 1:00 PM. You DO NOT have to be present to win the grand prizes. Major Door Prizes will be drawn at 1:00 PM and you must be present to claim these prizes.



The Sale of Illegal Amplifiers or Adult Material is Strictly Prohibited.


EMail us for information !


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The Grand Prize Lineup for Hamfest 2018

Prizes subject to Change


Announcing our First Prize !



Yaesu FT - 8900  QUAD BAND  

29/50/144/430 MHz FM Transceiver

The FT-8900R is a ruggedly-built, high quality Quad Band FM transceiver providing 50 Watts of power output on the 29/50/144 MHz Amateur bands, and 35 Watts on the 430 MHz band. It includes leading-edge features like cross-band repeat, dual receive, VHF-UHF Full Duplex capability, and over 800 memory channels. And its 10-meter FM coverage brings the possibility of world-wide FM DX-ing to you on your drive in to work!




Second Prize


The MFJ Model 993B Antenna Tuner

 First dual power level Tuner -- Select 300 Watt SSB/CW and match 6-1600 Ohm antennas Or select 150 Watt SSB/CW and match extra wide-range 6-3200 Ohms. New 10,000 VirtualAntennaTM Memories. Like MFJ-993B, less digital SWR/Wattmeter/ LCD display, audio SWR meter/audio feedback, antenna switch or 4:1 current balun.





Digital HT


Yaesu's newest 144/430 MHz 5-Watt FM Hand-held was introduced at Dayton 2004. The FT-70DR includes wide receiver coverage, outstanding audio quality, the most CTCSS/DCS flexibility in the industry, and a new Emergency Automatic Identification (EAI) feature for search-and-rescue work now with advanced C4FM Digital communications mode.




A Special Thanks to our Major Door Prize Donors !

Click on their logo's to learn about them.

















The club will also sponsor a used cellphone recycle collection station during the hamfest. Bring your old cellphones to donate to our drive. They will be sent to a cellphone recycle station. Help us keep a heathly environment !



Auction begins at 10:00 AM. 15% Commission charged on all items sold. You may buy back your own items at no charge. Seller must be present when your items are being auctioned. MARC reserves the right to limit the amount or type of items sold at the auction. No Computer Equipment.


Tables are $14.00 per 8 foot size. Mail your request for advance tables and tickets to Terry Russ, N8ATZ. 
3420 Briardale Drive NW, Massillon, Ohio  44646
(330)  837 - 3091

EMail to


Mobile Checkins & Directions provided on the 147.18+  Club Repeater.


Some of previous years attendee's

The American Radio Relay League

Quarter Century Wireless Association

M & K Engraving            Radio Shack


Webster Communications

The Weller Man

KLD Enterprises            GEM City TV

A - 1 Rechargers            Mercury Media

International Computer Exchange   


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CLICK HERE for the table layout of this years Hamfest

CLICK HERE for directions to the Hamfest


This page was last updated on - 06/17/18