Vienna Wireless Society

Vienna Wireless Winterfest
The National Capital Area Ham Radio Fair
Will Be Back in 2016!

The 40th annual Winterfest will bring hams and equipment vendors together for a full day of fun in 2016! Several amateur radio clubs will be on hand to provide information about the ham radio hobby, getting started, where to find instructional help for earning the amateur radio license and much, much more! Dealers in new and used communications equipment, antennas, cabling, parts and supplies will also be on hand to help you find the hard-to-find.

Winterfest 2015 Vendor Listing/Map: click here


Winterfest 2016 will again be held at the Northern Virginia Community College Annandale Campus. Click here for directions.

For Visitors

You'll be able to find great deals on some of the best of both old and new gear.

QSL Checking will be available on-site until 12 noon.

For Vendors

A large indoor exhibit space can accomodate over 100 vendors. It's an opportunity to reach customers in a region with many licensed amateur radio operators, and one that has the highest per-capita income in the country. Several major cities are within a 90-minute driving distance. Don't miss this chance to reach new customers!


Winterfest 2016 will feature an outdoor tailgate area with 150 paved tailgate spaces. Tailgate spaces will be available on a first-come first-served basis. Admission for everyone, vendors and the general public, begins at 6 AM, Sunday. The college does not permit overnight parking prior to the event.


The indoor exhibit area (gymnasium) opens to the general public at 8 AM on Sunday and will remain open until at least 1:00 p.m.. Nobody will be allowed into the exhibit area before 8 AM without a vendor pass.


You can search Priceline for nearby hotels at this link: Priceline Hotel Search Disclaimer: Vienna Wireless Society has no connection with Priceline or any listed accommodation. This link is provided as a courtesy only.

Inside Tables

Over 100 tables are filled with radio gear, cables, rope, connectors, and other treasures releated to ham radio.


A large tailgating area is always well stocked with unique items.

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