Belton Hamfest Details

Ham EXPO Spring 2023 — The Belton Hamfest — April 15, 2023

Saturday, April 15, 2023 Bell County Expo Center in Belton, Texas  (301 West Loop 121) 


ADMISSION FEE for the public is $5.00 per person at the door (children under 12 free). Includes one free raffle ticket (a $2.00 value). 




The DEADLINE for pre-registering online is 1:00AM, Monday, April 10, 2023

Reserve your space at HamEXPO! — the Belton Hamfest — today.


CANCELLATIONS: Reservations canceled before Monday, April 10, 2023, will receive a full refund minus process refund fees. Reservations canceled on or after that date will receive a 50-percent refund minus refund fees.  Cancellations made on Friday April 14, or after will not be issued a refund. Notifications will be excepted by US Mail or Email.


Questions?  Please e-mail  P.S. Check the HamEXPO! link at 


Houston Hamfest Announced

Greater Houston Hamfest Greater Houston HamFest
Host to the ARRL Texas State Convention
March 3rd and 4th 2023
The Greater Houston HamFest is back and now the largest hamfest in Texas. This will be a Two day show both Friday and Saturday.
Friday 2PM – 8PM Saturday 8AM – 3PM
Greater Houston Hamfest will be at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds.
To Contact Us Chairman Mike Hardwick – N5VCX 713-826-6917 Co-Chair Eddie Runner – NU5K 713-569-8799 Information General Info Information
Admission and Tables now available!
HamFest Website
713-826-6917   713-569-8799

Midland Field Day Announced

The Midland Amateur Radio Club is pleased to announce the 67th annual St. Patrick’s Day Hamfest and ARRL West Texas Section Convention will be held March 18, 2023.  The hamfest will be held at the MLK Community Center in Midland, Texas.

We are raffling an Icom IC-7610 HF+50 MHz All Mode Transceiver.

Hamfest prizes include an AnyTone AT-D878UVII Plus DMR handheld, an Icom IC-705 All-Mode Portable Transceiver, a RigExpert STICK-230 Antenna Analyzer, and an Alinco DM-330MVT Power Supply.

For more information and register for the hamfest and/or purchase a raffle ticket please visit

Questions? Contact us at

Thanks & 73,
Midland Amateur Radio Club

Thanks to all who helped make this year’s summer field day a success

AARO would like to take the time to “THANK” the American Legion Post #300, 3290 Grosenbacher Rd, San Antonio, TX 78245 for the use of their facility. The staff at POST #300 are the “BEST”. Some are going to become HAMs some day soon. Thank you, Thank you, Thank You.

Also want to thank Chris KI5MJZ Field Day Chairman, Shane NS5D Field Day Co-chair for an awesome time. Thank you Kelly WB5MZT for the soldering class. Thank you Steve KE5WYV, Freddie (the dogs name) and all of those that attended this year’s Field Day events. Looking forward to Winter Field Day, already.
-vr AARO Keith Hicks

Summer Field Day 2022 Slide Show

Membership Dues

We are accepting membership dues. There’s a membership form on this website. Download it and mail it to: AARO Membership Chairman, PO Box 380032, San Antonio TX 78268.

Remember AARO meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (Except December) at Mamacito’s Restaurant on I-10 near Callaghan. Meeting starts at 7PM.

Come early for food service which starts around 6PM.



The Alamo Area Radio Organization (AARO) is a nonprofit Amateur Radio organization, club call sign AA5RO, dedicated to assisting the community through radio communications, and the enjoyment, appreciation, and the sharing of knowledge and advancement of Amateur Radio. The purpose of this site is to provide club news and messages from the AARO Board to club members, and to present information that might be useful to HAMs anywhere.