Dayton-Xenia Hamvention 2017

Waiting for the gate to open 9 AM Friday..

W8BI Special Event Station..

DARA Facebook page post, May 25, 2017..

Northeast Amateur Radio Club members

Russ K1RTA, Jeff W3VE, Bill N2KNL & Mark W8MAS..

W5KUB.COM LIVE Stream at our table..

Jay W0JAY selling his ICOM 7600 & SP-125 speaker,  Russ K1RTA selling his ICOM 7000 and Bill N2KNL selling his ICOM 756 PRO 3.

The Northeast Amateur Radio Club welcomes Tony N2XJS and George K2GTV as new club members.

Gordon West WB6NOA and Bill N2KNL 2017


Our License ID’s made by Ben Doran …

Joel K8SHB operating on 70cm

Sam N8VES LIVE stream

My old friend John KB2ERJ


Russ K1RTA Snoozing..

Dave N1DRS zzz


Xenia Mudfest Saturday and Sunday. Mostly in the Oval track area. Electric scooters beware!

The mud


Well…it wasn’t that bad..

Lots of quality food and beverages!

ICOM Booth set up Thursday afternoon..

Yaesu Booth open Friday morning..

KENWOOD Staff setting up Thursday afternoon..

Dayton-Xenia area 6:17 AM Friday morning. Hams using APRS still at hotels in Beavercreek, Ohio..

We arrived at our flea market space at 6:20 AM Friday morning. N2KNL-9 and K1RTA-3 ..

11:15 AM flea market spots filling in on APRS..

Sunday afternoon prize drawing


N2KNL-9 APRS Trip Harwich, MA to Dayton, OH and back home.


K1RTA-3 APRS Trip Wellfleet, MA to Dayton, OH and back home.

HARA Arena May 2017  Just a memory