75th Annual Texoma Hamarama
October 27-28, 2023
Welcome to the 75th Annual Texoma Hamarama!
Yes, we’ve been around, at one location or the other, for that long!
We hope to capture all of the pictures of the ballroom dancing, past events, speakers, etc., that YOU might have.
Please CONTACT US to pass along your interesting memories.
Hamarama 2023 Information & Pricing
The 2023 Texoma Hamarama Hamfest will be held at the Ardmore Convention Center. Click here for directions.
Hours of Operation
Friday – Setup Only 12:00 Noon – 5:00 pm
Saturday – Setup 7:00 AM – Open 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM
if purchased online before
Midnight, October 20, 2023
if purchased after
Midnight, October 20, 2023
Includes 1 Admission Ticket and 5 Raffle Tickets
Includes 1 Admission Ticket and 4 Raffle Tickets
|Special Raffle Tickets|
(only 300 tickets will be sold)
|Non-Ham Raffle Tickets||$2||$2|
|Vendor / Flea Market Tables||$15||$20|
See Scholarship Information Here
|$2 Increments online||$2 Increments online|
or any amount at the show
** All Admission Tickets include one Raffle Ticket, which is included in the Hourly Raffle Drawings and the Grand Prize Raffle.
Pre-Registration Prize Drawing
If you buy your tickets early, before Midnight on October 20th, you will automatically be entered in the pre-registration drawing for a Buddistick PROTM Deluxe antenna package that includes MilSpec Coax and an SL239 adapter.
Special Raffle Package Drawing
The 2023 Special Raffle consists of the following spectacular radio:
An Icom IC-705 radio, an Icom IC-IH-705 automatic antenna tuner, carrying cages, and more. This package costs well over $3,000. For 2023 we have added a Rig Expert antenna analyzer, a Begali Traveler Morse Code Key, an end-fed antenna, and more.
The winner will have everything they need to get on the air!!
Raffle tickets are still only $20, with only 300 tickets available to be sold.
Hourly Raffle Drawings and Grand Prize Drawing
Saturday will feature hourly prize drawings starting at 9:00 am
Prizes will include:
- Wolf River Coils SOTA Special Antenna
- Alpha Delta 4-Position Antenna Switch
- TekPower TP305WI 30 Amp DC Power Supply
- Icom IC-V80 2M HT
- Yaesu FT-70DR C4FM Fusion Dual Band 5W HT Transceiver
- Quansheng UV-K6 UV-K5(8) Walkie Talkie
- Hamarama Bucks, valid at all show vendors
- ARRL Gift Certificates
- and More
And the GRAND PRIZE DRAWING at 2:30 pm will be for:
ICOM IC-7300 HF Transceiver
- Class Leading Real-Time Spectrum Scope
- High-Resolution Waterfall Function
- Audio Scope Function
- RF Direct Sampling System
- Class Leading RMDR and Phase Noise Characteristics
- 15 Discrete Band-Pass Filters
- Built-In Automatic Antenna Tuner
- Multi-Dial Knob for Smooth Operation
- Large Touch Screen Color TFT LCD
- One-Touch FT8 Mode Preset
- Superior Sound Quality
- SD Memory Card Slot for Saving Data
Non-Ham Prize Drawing
Formerly known as the Ladie’s Prize, this drawing will be for non-Ham radio prizes.
Purchase your tickets online or at the door.
Prizes will be announced and on display at the Hamfest.
Hamarama – Prize Drawing Rules
- You must be present to win the Hourly Drawing prizes. Hourly Prize winners must claim and remove their prize(s) at their own expense by 2:30 pm on Saturday. A Second-Chance Drawing for unclaimed Hourly Prizes will begin at the conclusion of the Grand Prize and Special Prize drawings on Saturday.
- The Pre-Registration Prize, the Grand Prize and the Special Raffle Prize do not require the winner to be present and will be sent to the winners if they are not present at the time of the drawing.
- The current Hamarama Entry Receipt displaying the winner’s name, call sign (if any) and registration number must be presented to claim a prize. No other identification will be accepted!!!
- The Pre-Registration Prize drawing will be held after the Pre-Registration purchase period has ended and the results will be posted upon the opening of the show. Hourly Drawings will be held starting at 9:00 am on Saturday and concluding at 2:00 pm the same day.
- TICKETS drawn for the Hourly Prize drawings will not be eligible for further Hourly Prize drawings, but will be returned to the drum immediately prior to the Grand Prize drawing.
- A Special Drawing for unclaimed Hourly Prizes will begin at the conclusion of the Grand Prize and Special Prize drawings.
Main Trading Company from Paris, TX will be onsite with a variety of radios and accessories.
Clear Signal Products, LLC – The CoaxmanTM
Breakfast / Lunch On Site
There will be food and refreshments available onsite. Check back for more details as the event approaches!
Buy/Sell/Trade Your Ham Gear
Tables are available for just $15 if you register before midnight October 20th, or $20 after that date and at the door.
Bring your used Ham equipment to sell or just browse the treasurers brought by others.
Come back soon for details on the 2023 Hamarama Forums
Save $2 per Admission Ticket when you buy online today.
(Pre-Registration discount ends at Midnight on October 20, 2023)