Tassie Ham Radio Conference and Expo

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th November 2022

STOP PRESS – ICOM IC-905’s VK debut will be at the Tassie Ham Radio Expo on 6th November!

ICOM IC-905 Debut Promo

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On behalf of the Radio and Electronics Association of Southern Tasmania Inc (REAST) we’d like to invite you to the newest and most exciting event on the Amateur Radio calendar – the Tassie Ham Radio Conference & Expo to be held in Hobart at the University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay Campus in a spacious and contemporary venue – The Sir Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre. Plenty of free car parking will be available directly outside the venue for those willing to travel.

Stanley Burbury Theatre
Sir Stanley Burbury Theatre main presentation area (University of Tasmania – Sandy Bay Campus)
Sir Stanley Burbury Theatre Foyer
Sir Stanley Burbury Theatre foyer – Expo Vendors and Pre-loved area (University of Tasmania – Sandy Bay Campus)

A short 20 minute trip from the airport, flights into Hobart run from all major capital cities and direct to Auckland, NZ, so our ZL buddies across the ditch, why not come over for a weekend of fun and socialization!

* check out some of the options on offer.

Raffle Prizes:

There is a fantastic range of raffle prizes available for those that attend the Conference and/or Expo.

Friday 4th of November 2022 – Social BBQ – REAST Clubrooms

REAST will be hosting a social evening and BBQ at the REAST clubrooms located at the top of the Queens Domain from 5pm. Come hang out, check out our clubrooms and enjoy an evening of socialization before the event. Here’s how you get there – Location

Saturday 5th of November 2022 – Amateur Radio Conference 

Speakers from across VK and the World with presentations* and talks* including:

  • The How and Why of Youth Engagement / Steve Goodgame K5ATA ARRL Education and Training Person
  • Remote Station Operation – Don’t miss that elusive or rare DX / Scott Williams VK3KJ VK3K KO4GTC
  • Electrical safety from a medical not engineering perspective / Kevin VK4UH
  • WWFF in VK / Paul VK5PAS
  • Interference Mitigation / Ian Jackson VK3BUF
  • Low Power Portable EME / Wayne VK5APN
  • QRP SOTA builds (United States) / Adam K6ARK
  • 122/134GHz Developments / David VK5KK
  • G.A.Taylor a humorous look at a VK AR Giant / Roger VK2ZRH
  • DATV Developments in VK / Peter VK3BFG
  • Ideas on how to use your club for AR Promotion / Justin VK7TW

* Preliminary program – may change without notice

These will be delivered both In-person and Online.

Sunday 6th of November 2022 – Ham Expo

  • Amateur Radio Vendors and Traders:
    • All About DX
    • Australian Ladies Amateur Radio Association
    • DX Systems
    • Icom Australia Pty Ltd with the ICOM IC-905 and large range of ICOM radios
    • Northern Tasmania Amateur Radio Club
    • Radio and Electronics Association of Southern Tasmania
    • Rotarians of Amateur Radio
    • Spooktech
    • Summits on the Air
    • Volunteer Examiner Australia
    • Wireless Institute of Australia
    • World Wide Flora and Fauna
  • Preloved equipment
  • Raffles


If you are a vendor and are interested in having a stall at the Ham Expo, please contact the Ham Expo Organizing Committee at [email protected]

Registrations will open shortly for the event and are essential.

We know you’ve been locked down and are starving for more Amateur Radio gatherings, eager to show off what you’ve been building in the shack, so, why not consider a Tassie holiday? Bring the XYL, come down and enjoy the sights, food and experience that Hobart will have to offer.   
Look forward to seeing you all in Hobart!
73 Tassie Ham Expo Organizing Committee
[email protected]