Midwinter Madness - Cancelled for 2021

We appreciate your interest and look forward to seeing everyone in 2022.

Due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic, We have cancelled Midwinter Madness for 2021. We don’t expect gathering restrictions to be eased enough for us this year.

Quality Door Prizes

  • Grand Prize will be drawn at 11:30 PM:
    • $200 Giga Parts Gift Certificate
  • Additional Prizes to be drawn individually
    • 2 x $100 DX Engineering Gift Certificates
    • 2 x $50 ARRL Gift Certificate
    • 2 x $25 ARRL Gift Certificates

Amateur Radio VE Testing

  • Saturday, March 21th, 2020 Advance registration encouraged!
  • Exams start at 7:30 AM – ARRL VE fee $15.
  • Email: mwmve@k0ltc.org for more information on VE testing and registration.

What to bring to the VE Test Session:

  • Government issued photo ID (i.e.: Drivers License; School ID if a minor)
  • Amateur Radio License original AND photocopy (if currently licensed)
  • Know your Social Security Number (if currently NOT licensed)
  • Pen (for paperwork) and Pencil (for answers)
  • Calculator without saved formulas (we have loaner basic calculators)

Session fee $15.00 check or cash (prefer check made out to: ARRL/VEC)

Vendor/Club Registration

Advance table registration closes Wednesday March 11th. A limited number of tables may be available the day of the event.

  • 8 foot Swap Table: $30.00 each, 3+ Swap Tables $25 each
  • Electricity: $15.00/vendor
  • Club Table: $20.00 each (Clubs tables may not sell personal items on behalf of its members.)
  • Make check payable to “K0LTC, Inc.”

Click for a Hamfest flyer

Click for table order form

Click for MN state sales tax form ST19

Complete the order form and state sales tax form. if needed. Print forms and mail with your payment to K0LTC, Inc PO Box 22613, Minneapolis, MN 55422

Details will be provided by email about Friday setup times once your table is confirmed.

Email: swap@k0ltc.org with questions about table availability.

Updated 4/29/2020

Buffalo Civic Center

Located at 1306 County Rd 134, Buffalo MN 55313.
Approximately 1/2 Mile North of MN Highway 55 on CR134 (Calder Avenue). The site will be on the left side of Calder Ave as you head North.