Denton County Amateur Radio Association presents...

Friday & Saturday June 14-15, 2024 - Vista Mall - Lewisville TX

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DFW Ham Expo Features For 2024

Twice as Many Tables of Ham Gear

We've got more space for more than 90 tables in the Ham Expo space this year so there will be even more goodies for you to discover!

Twice the Expo Time

We're open on Friday and Saturday this year, so twice the time to browse the expanded space.

Saturday Outdoor Tailgating

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

Great Prizes

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.

ADVANCE TICKET SALES

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

Tailgate Space

$10 Each

1/50

Expo Show Tables

$20 Each

10/90

General Admission

$5 Each

10/1000

Raffle Tickets

3 For $5

10/1000

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]

SCHEDULE DETAILS

DFW Ham Expo Event Schedule

Doors to the DFW Ham Expo Space will open Friday at 1PM until 6PM and again Saturday at 9AM.  Advance Ticket purchasers can retrieve their ticket and wristband 30 minutes prior 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. 

Vendors

Indoor Table Purchases will receive one General Admission Ticket and one Raffle Ticket per table purchased. The advertised door open time is Friday 13:00 (1:00pm) until 18:00 (6:00pm) and Saturday 09:00 (9:00am) and we will close at 15:00 (3:00pm). 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.

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 DFW Ham Expo Space will open Friday at 1PM until 6PM and again Saturday at 9AM.  Advance Ticket purchasers can retrieve their ticket and wristband 30 minutes prior 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. 

Vendors

Indoor Table Purchases will receive one General Admission Ticket and one Raffle Ticket per table purchased. The advertised door open time is Friday 13:00 (1:00pm) until 18:00 (6:00pm) and Saturday 09:00 (9:00am) and we will close at 15:00 (3:00pm). 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.