Friday, December 22, 2017

New Building Approved for Hamvention Site

The Greene County (Ohio) Commissioners and the Greene County Fair Board have approved construction of a new building at the Fairground/Expo Center in Xenia, which is the new home of the Dayton Hamvention®. 

According to the Dayton Amateur Radio Association, the new building is expected to be completed in time for use during the 2018 Hamvention next May. In addition, the "Fairgrounds Furniture" building, which was not available for Hamvention use last year, is being vacated and will also be available. DARA says it's been told that the combined new floorspace will cover an area larger than the tents used at the 2017 Hamvention, meaning that all exhibitors should be able to have indoor booths. (Having been in one of the tents last year, we are really looking forward to this! - ed.)