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CQ Announcements: May 2017

MAY 2017


CADILLAC, MICHIGAN — The Wexaukee Amateur Radio Club will hold the 55th Annual Cadillac Amateur Radio and Computer Swap Saturday, May 6 at Cadillac Junior High School, 500 Chestnut Street. Contact: Wexaukee ARC, P.O. Box 163, Cadillac, MI 49601. Website: <http://www.wexaukeearc.org>. VE exams, card checking.


CEDARBURG, WISCONSIN — The Ozaukee Radio Club will hold its 39th Annual Amateur Radio, Electronics & Computer Spring Swapfest Saturday, May 6 at the Columbia St. Mary's Center, W67N866 Washington Avenue. Contact: Loren Jentz, N9ENR, 1213 Woodridge Drive, Apt. 1, Grafton, WI 53024. Phone (262) 377-7941. Website: <http://www.ozaukeeradioclub.org>. Talk-in 146.91- (PL 127.3).


HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND — The Antietam Radio Association will hold The Great Hagerstown Hamfest Saturday, May 6 at the Washington County Agricultural Center, MD Rt. 65 South Sharpsburg Pike. Contact: Herman Miedzielski, K2AVA, (301) 791-5841. Email: <k2ava@myactv.net>. Website: <http://w3cwc.org>. Talkin 147.090+ (PL 100) or 146.940- (PL 100). VE exams.


LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO — The Mesilla Valley Radio Club will hold its annual Bean Feed Saturday, May 6 at the Mesilla Valley Radio Club house. Website: <http://www.n5bl.org>. Talk-in 146.640. VE exams


SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA — The Cochise Amateur Radio Association will hold the Cochise Hamfest and 7th Regional Communications Exercise Saturday, May 6 at 2756 South Moson Road. Contact: Peter, NH6BF, (520) 216-6381. Email: <lr60@yahoo.com>. Website: <http://www.k7rdg.org>. Talk-in 146.76- (PL 162.2). VE exams.


SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN — The Arrowhead Radio Amateur Club will hold its Hamfest Saturday, May 6 at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds-Multipurpose Building, 4700 Tower Avenue (Wisconsin Hwy 35). Contact: Robert Schulz, KCØNFB, (218) 481-7458. Email: <arac_hamfest@charter.net>. Website: <www.thearac.org>. Talk-in 146.940- (PL 103.5), 147.000- (PL 103.5), or 146.940- (PL 114.8). VE exams, card checking.


BRISTOL, PENNSYLVANIA — The Warminster Amateur Radio Club will hold its 2017 Hamfest and the 2017 ARRL Eastern Pennsylvania Section Convention Sunday, May 7 at the Bucks County Community College- Lower Bucks Campus, 1304 Veterans Highway. Contact: Michael Shanblatt, W3MAS, (267) 461-5773. Email: <hamfest17@k3dn.org>. Website: <www.k3dn.org>. Talk-in 147.09+ (PL 131.8) or 443.95+ (PL 131.8). VE exams.


SANDWICH, ILLINOIS — The Kishwaukee Amateur Radio Club will hold the DeKalb Hamfest Sunday, May 7 at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. Contact: Bob Yurs, W9ICU, (815) 895-7584. Email: <w9icu@arrl.net>. Website: <www.karc-club.org>. Talk-in 146.730- (PL 100).


BOONE, IOWA — The 3900 Club will hold Hamboree 2017 and the 2017 ARRL Iowa Section Convention Saturday, May 13 at the Boone County Fair Grounds-Community Building, 1601 Industrial Park Road. Contact: Clay Conard, WØFS, (515) 838-2285. Email: <hamboree@3900club.com>. Website: <www.3900club.com>. Talkin 146.850-. VE exams, DXCC card checking.


DADE CITY, FLORIDA — The East Pasco Amateur Radio Society will hold its Tailgate in the Park Saturday, May 13 at the American Legion Hall, 37745 Church Avenue. Email: <aa4cb@arrl.net>. Website: <http://eparsonline.org>. VE exams.


EAST GREENBUSH, NEW YORK — The East Greenbush Amateur Radio Association will hold its 14th Annual Hamfest Saturday, May 13 at the East Greenbush Fire Company, 68 Phillips Road. Contact: Tom, KC2FCP, <kc2fcp@nycap.rr.com>. Website: <www.w2egb.org>. Talk-in 147.270+ (PL 94.8).


HASTINGS, NEBRASKA — The Amateur Radio Association of Nebraska will hold The Greater Midwest Radio Show Saturday, May 13 at the Adams County Fairgrounds, 947 S. Baltimore Avenue. Website: <http://greatermidwestradio.org>.


REIDSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA — The Rockingham County Amateur Radio Club will hold the 13th Annual Rockingham County Swapfest Saturday, May 13 at the Community Baptist Church, 509 Triangle Road. Contact: Paul Patterson, 125 Woodstone Drive, Stoneville, NC 27048. Website: <www.w4iv.org>. Talk-in 147.345 (PL 103.5).


WORLDWIDE — Amateur radio operators throughout the world will air special event stations Saturday, May 13 through Sunday, May 14 from windmills as part of the Mills on the Air program. Certificates are available to amateurs who contact six mills. For more information, contact: Bernard, <nationalmolendag@gmail.com>. Website: <www.pd6mill.com>.


PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA — The Glorious Society of the Wormhole will hold the 2017 Womfest Saturday, May 17 at Freedom Lake Park, corner of U.S. 19 ad 49th Street. Contact: Mike Scott (727) 492-6454. Email: <jemke1@jemke.com>. Talk-in 146.850 (PL 146.2)


GOSHEN, CONNECTICUT — The Southern Berkshire Amateur Radio Club will hold its 26th Annual Hamfest Saturday, May 20 at the Goshen Fairgrounds, 116 Old Middle Street. Contact: Stan, W2VID, (518) 369-2863 or Lee, K1LEE, (860) 435-0051. Website: <www.sberk.org>. Talk-in 147.285+ (PL 77). VE exams.


XENIA, OHIO — The Dayton Amateur Radio Association will hold the Dayton Hamvention Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 21 at the Greene County Fairgrounds, 120 Fairgrounds Road. Phone: (937) 276-6930. Email: <info@hamvention.org>. Website: <www.hamvention.org>. VE exams, card checking, special event station.


CODY, WYOMING — The Big Horn Valley Amateur Radio Club will host WyoHamCon 2017 and the 2017 ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Convention Friday, May 26 through Sunday, May 28 at the Holiday Inn-Buffalo Bill Village, 1701 Sheridan Avenue. Website: <http://wyominghamcon.org>.

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA — The Durham FM Association will hold the 43rd DurHamFest Saturday, May 27 at the Durham Public Schools Staff Development Center, 2107 Hillandale Road. Contact: Jack Hill, KM4MBG, (919) 724-2576. Email: <durhamfest@dfma.org>. Website: <http://dfma.org>. VE exams.


TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, NEW JERSEY — The Bergen Amateur Radio Association will hold the BARA Spring Hamfest Saturday, May 27 at Westwood Regional High School, 701 Ridgewood Road. Contact: Jim Joyce, K2ZO, (201) 664-6725. Email: <k2zo@arrl.net>. Website: <www.bara.org>. Talk-in 146.19+ (PL 141.3). VE exams, card checking.


WEST FRIENDSHIP, MARYLAND — The Maryland FM Association Inc. will hold the Memorial Day Hamfest Sunday, May 28 at the Howard County Fair Grounds on Rt. 44. Contact: Maryland FM Association Inc., P.O. Box 351, Hanover, MD 21076. Phone: (301) 641-5313 (btw. 6-10 p.m.). Email: <marylandfm@verizon.net>. Website: <www.marylandfm.org>. Talk-in 146.16+ (PL 107.2). VE exams.


TINTON FALLS, NEW JERSEY — The Garden State Amateur Radio Association will hold its Hamfest Sunday, May 28 at MOESC parking lot, 100 Tornillo Way. Contact: Rem Hunnewell, K2REM, (732) 889-6692. Email: <hamfest@gardenstateara.org>. Website: <www.gardenstateara.org>. Talk-in 147.045+ (PL 67). VE exams, card checking.


JUNE 2017


BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The Amateur Radio Club of the National Electronics Museum will air special event station, W2W, 1300-2000 UTC daily from Saturday, June 3 through Tuesday, June 6. Frequencies include 14.244, 14.044, 7.244, and 7.044 +/- according to QRM. QSL $1 and large envelope to: W2W–D-Day, P.O. Box 1693 MS4015, Baltimore, MD 21203. Website: <http://ww-2.us>.


MANITOWOC, WISCONSIN — The U.S.S. Cobia, a World War II museum submarine, will air a special event station 1400-2100 UTC Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4. Frequencies include 7.240 and 14.240 +/-. QSL to W6BSF with a SASE #10. Website: <www.qrz.com/db/nb9qv>.


PRINCETON, KENTUCKY — The Princeton Ham Radio Club will hold its annual PHRC Hamfest Saturday, June 3 at the Princeton Fire and Rescue Training Center, 2001 Training Center Drive. Website: <www.w4kbl.org>. VE exams.


PITTSFORD, NEW YORK — The Rochester Amateur Radio Association will hold the Rochester Hamfest 2017 Saturday, June 3 at Walnut Hill Farm, 397 West Bloomfield Road. Email: <rochesterhamfest@gmail.com>. Website: <http://rochesterham.org>. Talk-in 145.11 (PL 110.9). VE exams, card checking.


IRVING, TEXAS — The DFW Contesting Club, Irving Amateur Radio Club, and Lone Star DX Association will hold Ham-Com 2017 and the 2017 ARRL West Gulf Division Convention Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10 at the Irving Convention Center, 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard. Website: <www.hamcom.org>. Talkin 146.720 (PL 110.9) or 147.180 (PL 107.2). VE exams.


NEWTON FALLS, OHIO — The Newton Falls Technology and Multimedia Club will air its first Tigers on the Air Special Event station, K8TGR, from 1900 UTC Friday, June 9 through 2000 UTC Saturday, June 10. Frequencies include: 28.300, 14.225, 7.175, and 3.800. QSL $5 to: NFHSTMC, 909 1/2 Milton Boulevard, Newton Falls, OH 44444. Contact: Shawn Donley, (330) 872-0294 x.7357. Email: <nfhstmc@nfschools.org>.


FLUSHING, NEW YORK — The Hall of Science Amateur Radio Club will hold its semi-annual Hamfest Sunday, June 11 at the Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 47-01 111th Street. Contact: Steven Greenbaum, WB2KDG, (718) 898-5599 (nights only). Email: <wb2kdg@arrl.net>. Website: <www.hosarc.org>. Talk-in 444.200 (PL 136.5). VE exams, card checking.


KNOXVILLE, TENNESEE — The Radio Amateur Club of Knoxville will hold the Knoxville Hamfest & Electronics Exposition and 2017 ARRL Tennessee State Convention Saturday, June 17 at the Kerbela Temple, 315 Mimosa Avenue. Contact: Lou Dreinhoefer, WB3JKQ, (865) 995-1588. Email: <wb3jkq@arrl.net>. Website: <www.w4bbb.org>. Talk-in 147.300 (PL 100). 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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