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CQ Announcements: April/May 2015

April

LONGMONT, COLORADO — The Longmont Amateur Radio Club will hold LARCFest 2015 Saturday, April 4 at the Boulder County Fairgrounds Exhibit Building. Contact: LARC, 1541 Judson Drive, Longmont, CO 80501. Website: <http://w0eno.org>. VE exams.

NOBLE, ILLINOIS — The W.H.E.R.E. Amateur Radio Club will hold its 5th Annual April Fools Fest Saturday, April 4 at the Former West Richland High School. Contact: W.H.E.R.E. ARC, 207 S. Washington Street, Geff, IL 62842. Phone: (618) 919-0536. Email: <wherearc@gmail.com>. Website: <http://www.whereradio.webs.com>. Talk-in 146.760-(PL 94.8).

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA — The Raleigh Amateur Radio Society will hold the 43rd Annual RARSFest and 2015 ARRL North Carolina State Convention Saturday, April 4 at the Jim Graham Building-NC State Fairgrounds. Contact: RARS, P.O. Box 17124, Raleigh, NC 27619-7124. Website: <http://www.rars.org>. Talk-in 146.64. VE exams.

SEBRING, FLORIDA — The ARRL West Central Florida Section will hold its First Annual Technical Conference Saturday, April 4 at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Civic Center. Contact: Darrell Davis, KT4WX, 6350 Mills Road, Fort Meade, FL 33841. Email: <kt4wx@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.arrlwcf.org>.

BOONE, IOWA — The 3900 Club will hold its Hamboree 2015 Saturday, April 11 at the Boone County Fair Grounds Community Building. Contact: Clay Conard, WØFS, (515) 838-2285. Website: <http://www.3900club.com>. Talk-in 146.85-. VE exams.

CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO — The Cuyahoga Falls Amateur Radio Club will hold its 61st Annual Hamfest Electronic & Computer Show Saturday, April 11 at Emidion & Sons Party Center. Contact: Ted Sarah, W8TTS, 239 Bermont Avenue, Munroe Falls, OH 44262. Phone: (234) 206-0270. Email: <hamfest2015@cfarc.org>. Website: <http://www.cfarc.org>. Talk-in 147.27+.

VENICE, FLORIDA — The Tamiami Amateur Radio Club will air special event station, K4S, from the Annual Sharks Tooth Festival from 1800Z, Friday, April 10 to 1800Z, Sunday, April 12. Frequencies include 14.236, 18.153, 21.313 on SSB, RTTY, and PSK-31. QSL with SASE to Jack Sproat, W4JS, 1419 E. Manasota Beach Road, Englewood, FL 34223-6341.

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — The Communications Academy will be holding the 2015 Communications Academy Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12 at the South Seattle College. Contact: Marina Zuetell, N7LSL, P.O. Box 15624, Seattle, WA 98115. Phone: (206) 524-6567. Email: <n7lsl@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.commacademy.org>.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA — The Oklahoma City-County Health Department, Georgia Tech Amateur Radio Club, Southwest Utah Public Health Department, Cobb County GA ARES, Monroe County NY ARES, and National Association of County and City Health Officials will air special event station, N4P, daily from 1700Z-2359Z Monday, April 13 to Friday, April 17. Frequencies include 28.365, 21.365, 14.265, 7.265. QSL a SASE to Andrew Roszak, NACCHO, 1100 17th Street NW, Seventh Floor, Washington, DC 20036.

VISALIA, CALIFORNIA — The Northern California DX Association will hold the 66th International DX Convention Friday, April 17; Saturday, April 18; and Sunday, April 19 at the Visalia Conference Center. Email: <info@dxconvention.com>. Website: <http://www.dxconvention.com>. Special event station, N6V.

LAKE, MINNESOTA — The Northern Lights Radio Society will hold the 2015 Aurora Conference, Saturday, April 25 at the First Lutheran Church. Website: <http://www.nlrs.org>.

ATHENS, OHIO — The Athens County Amateur Radio Association will hold the Athens Ohio Hamfest Saturday, April 26 at the Athens Community Center. Contact: Carl Denbow, N8VZ, 17 Coventry Lane, Athens, OH 45701. Phone: (740) 592-2133. Eric McFadden, WD8RIF, 12600 Adeline Circle, Athens, OH 45701. Phone: (740) 593-7176. Website: <http://www.ac-ara.org>. Talk-in 145.15-. VE exams.

MAY

MARGRATEN, THE NETHERLANDS — The Plusscouts PA3EFR/J will air special event station, PH70CALM, during the month of May to honor the 70th anniversary of the liberation of The Netherlands during World War II. PH70CALM will be active on all HF bands in both digital and voice modes.

DAYTON, OHIO — The Dayton Amateur Radio Association will hold the Dayton Hamvention® from Friday, May 15 through Sunday, May 17 at the Hara Arena. Website: <http://www.hamvention.com>. VE exams.

DAYTON, OHIO — The SouthWest Ohio DX Association will hold the 30th Annual SWODXA DX Dinner Friday, May 15 at the Marriott Marquis. Contact: Bill Salyers, AJ8B, <aj8b@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.swodxaevents.org>.

JULY

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA — The Central Oklahoma Radio Amateurs, Inc. will hold Ham Holiday 2015 Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25 at the Bricktown Hotel & Conference Center. Contact: CORA Inc., P.O. Box 1103, Nicoma Park, OK 73066. Email: <vicepresident@hamholiday.org>. Website: <http://hamholiday.org>. Talk-in 146.82- (PL 151.4). VE exams.



Please submit hamfest and special event announcements at least three months in advance by e-mail to <hamfest@cq-amateur-radio.com> or <specialevent@cq-amateur-radio.com>, or by postal mail to: CQ Magazine, Attn: Hamfests (or Special Events), 25 Newbridge Rd., Hicksville, NY 11801.



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