Midwinter Madness

March 21st, 2020 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The 39th Annual Midwinter Madness Hobby Electronics Show is at the Buffalo Civic Center in Buffalo, MN. This is a nice drive out Hwy 55 West from the Twin Cities with free on-site parking and a short walk to the building entrance.

Admission is still only $10 and children under 15 are free. Talk-in on the KØLTC Repeater 147.000 +600 114.8 – Call for KØLTC.

Quality Door Prizes

(2019 prizes- 2020 may be different)

  • Grand Prize will be drawn at 11:30 PM:
    • $200 Giga Parts Gift Certificate
  • Additional Prizes to be drawn individually
    • 2 x $50 Portable Zero Gift Certificates
    • 1 x $50 ARRL Gift Certificate
    • 2 x $25 ARRL Gift Certificates
    • 2 x $20 RF Guys 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@kØltc.org for more information 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. Prices below are 2019 prices.

  • 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.)

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 KØLTC, 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 7/28/2019

Vendor/Club Registration

A limited number of tables may be available the day of the event. Prices below are 2019 prices.

  • 8 foot Swap Table: $30.00 each or 3+ for $25 each
  • Electricity: $15.00/vendor
  • Club Table: $20.00 each (Clubs tables may not sell personal items on behalf of its members.)

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 KØLTC, 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.