The Society of Midwest Contesters
The Society of Midwest Contesters

SMC Fest

SMC Fest 2021 – August 28, 2021

Yes, Virginia, SMC Fest will be an in person event this year. Well, that’s the plan anyway.

 SMCFest will be at the Marriott in Naperville on August 28, 2021.

Chicago Marriott Naperville
1801 North Naper Boulevard
Naperville, Illinois 60563 USA

Room Reservations

We have a block of rooms reserved for Friday night and some on Saturday night for those who want to stay an extra night.

You may make your hotel reservation online or you may call them (800-228-9290 or 630-505-4900) and request the room rate for the Society of Midwest Contesters.

Make hotel reservation online

The special group rate for SMC Fest will expire July 30th. The special room rates will no longer apply after this date. Make your reservations early, once our reserved blocks of rooms our booked, the hotel cannot guarantee availability.


We have a full schedule of programs 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, including lunch. Presenters include K9CT, N9LQ, NN1N,W9RE and W9XA.


The cost for SMCFest is $53, which includes lunch.

The lunch menu and exact program schedule are still being refined.

We are looking at a possible Friday evening social dinner. At this point, we are unsure of capacity limitations which might be in effect, we need to know the amount of interest so we can plan accordingly.

Register For SMC Fest 2021


Updated: 6/15 3:00 PM

CallsignNameFriday Dinner
AB9YCAnthony WillardY
K7JOEJoe FitterY
K9CTCraig ThompsonY
K9ELJohn SweeneyY
K9JKJohn KalenowskyY
K9LCCharles GoodenY
K9NRDon KerouacY
K9NUPaul DeFelicey
K9WXTim GennettY
KC9EOQDean HolsteY
N9TCAMark CaldwellN
ND9GMike RickettsY
W0HBHWilliam WieseY
W7KAMDick PalmerY
W9ILYJohn HolmesY
W9QLDave PritchardN
W9XAKermit CarlsonY
WB8BZKMike MetrokaY
WT9UJim WalterY