Friday, July 28, 2017

Friedrichshafen "Ham Radio" Show Draws 17,000

Two attendees enjoy an exhibit at HAM RADIO 2017
in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
(Photo courtesy Messe Friedrichshafen)
The "Ham Radio" show in Friedrichshafen, Germany, combined with Maker Faire Bodensee, attracted 17,100 visitors this year, according to show officials. That's nearly identical to last year's reported attendance of 17,230. The show featured 196 exhibitors from 33 countries, as well as an additional 100 exhibitors at the co-located Maker Faire. Ham Radio is the largest hamfest in Europe and is held each June in the southern German city of Friedrichshafen.