Denton County Amateur Radio Association presents...

Saturday June 3, 2023 - 9am-3pm - Vista Mall - Lewisville TX

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DFW Ham Expo Features For 2023

Over 50 Tables of Ham Gear

We've managed to fit over 50 tables in the Ham Expo space this year so there will be even more goodies for you to discover!

Great Prizes

Grand Prize - Yaesu FT-710 AESS
First Prize - Yaesu FTM-400
Other Hourly Prize Drawings
BeLoud.US Remote Radio
Alpha Antennas

Outdoor Tailgating

Show up early (7am) and stake out your spot in our large outdoor tailgating area. Only $10 per vehicle.

Radio and Antenna Testing

Test that prospective item before you buy! Mike AE5IV has the equipment and will be glad to help.

Food Court

The DFW Ham Expo has easy access to the Vista Mall Food Court and you can come and go with your admission wristband

VE Testing

Get or upgrade your Ham Radio license with our on-site VE Testing. Commercial Radiotelephone license testing is also available through Allan WB5QNG.


Get your Tickets and Tables In Advance and Skip the Line!

Tailgate Space

$10 Each


Expo Show Tables

$20 Each


General Admission

$5 Each


Raffle Tickets

3/$5 or 15/$20


Location & Directions

  • Location

    Vista Mall
    North Entrance #6 (Food Court)

    2401 S. Stemmons Fwy Lewisville, TX 75067
    I35E & TX-121 (Sam Rayburn Tollway)

  • From North I-35E:

    Take I-35E Southbound to Lewisville. Exit... Road Turn West on Round Grove Road, then left into the second mall entrance. Turn Left on the Mall ring road until you get to Mall Entrance 6 (Food Court / David's Bridal)

  • From South I-35E:

    Take I-35E North, Exit 447B Towards TX-121/Hebron Pkwy/Round Grove Road Road. Turn West on Round Grove Road, then left into the second mall entrance. Turn Left on the Mall ring road until you get to Mall Entrance 6 (Food Court / David's Bridal)

  • Email

    Bob Storey AF5RS [email protected]


DFW Ham Expo Event Schedule

The Outdoor Tailgate area opens at 7am.  Spaces will be available at $10 per vehicle and assigned on a First-Come, First-Served basis.  The outdoor tailgate area is adjacent to Mall Entrance 6 which is the closest entrance to the inside DFW Ham Expo space.

Outdoor Tailgate Space exhibitors will receive only a Tailgate Space and no General Admission Ticket or Raffle Ticket will be included. Outdoor tailgate sales may begin setting up at 06:00 (6:00am) local time with an advertised start of sale at 07:00 (7:00am). You may stay open till 17:00 (5:00pm) which is the conclusion of the event. Tailgate vendors may not leave the tailgating area until close of event or attendants give permission. This is for the safety of all involved.


Doors to the Grand Stage Expo Space will open at 9AM.  Advance Ticket purchasers can retrieve their ticket and armband at 8:30AM at the Will Call table and will be the first to be admitted to the space.  There will be a separate cash table for GA ticket purchases outside the Expo space fronts doors. 


Indoor Table Purchases will receive one General Admission Ticket and one Raffle Ticket per table purchased. The advertised door open time is 09:00 (9:00am) and we will close at 17:00 (5:00pm). Vendor setup will occur between Noon-18:00 (6:00pm) on Friday, June 2. We can not guarantee advance access for setup on the day of the event, so please plan accordingly.

Door Prize drawings will be held hourly from 10AM-2PM.

First-Prize Drawing (Yaesu FTM-400DR) will be drawn at 2PM.

Grand Prize drawing will be held at 3PM.  

Alpha Antennas

5 $100 Gift Certificates from Alpha Antennas

BeLoud.US has provided us with the following gift certificates for annual subscriptions:

(5) Silver ($49)
(1) Gold ($249)
(1) Platinum ($499)
Total Value $1000

The drawing for the DFW Ham Expo Grand Prize will be held at 3PM.  The winner does not need to be present to win.