Special Event Station W8BI

Special Event Station Rules and Information


Work the world from Hamvention as W8BI at the Special Event Station !

The station will be operating during normal Hamvention hours.

Frequencies (+/- QRM) will be:

  • 40M –
  • 20M –
  • 17M –
  • 10M –

CW will be tried on the hour as conditions permit. The station will have paddles for CW.

To operate the station you must have a copy of your license available.

For QSLs and certificates, please send a self addressed and stamped envelope to:

Dayton Amateur Radio Association
ATTN: Hamvention Special Event Station
PO Box 44
Dayton, Ohio  45401-0044

Hamvention 2021
Special Event Station

Keeping with the tradition of a Special Events Station at Dayton Hamvention®, we will once again have a special events station. Equipment details to come.

Station operating hours will be regular show hours and are planned to be on 40M, 20M, 17m, and possibly 10M. All depending on band conditions.

Special Event Station Chairman and Assistant Chairmen and their volunteers invite all to swing by the new Station and see the premier equipment operating at this year’s station.

The following suppliers are once again supporting the Special Events Station this year:

Dave Ziegler
Chairman, Special Event Station

Tim McElfresh
Asst. Chairman, Special Event Station

D.J. Ziegler
Asst. Chairman, Special Event Station

Jim Tiderman
Advisor, Special Event Station


The best way to contact us is email: