Come celebrate! Thousands of members and friends of ARRL will gather at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, ARRL’s birthplace, to celebrate the organization’s first 100 years of members “Advancing the Art and Science of Radio.” Founded in 1914, ARRL (American Radio Relay League) is the national association for Amateur Radio in the US and the largest organization of radio amateurs, or “hams,” in the world.
WHAT: ARRL National Centennial Convention 2014
Connecticut Convention Center -100 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, Connecticut 06103
WHEN: Thursday, July 17, 2014 – Saturday, July 19, 2014
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