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CQ Announcements: August 2016

AUGUST


CLACKAMAS, OREGON — The Willamette Valley DX Club will host the 61st Annual Pacific Northwest DX Convention Friday, August 5 through Sunday, August 7 at the Monarch Hotel. Contact: Al Rovner, K7AR, <k7ar@arrl.net>. DXCC card checking.


HAMILTON COUNTY, NEW YORK — The Hamilton County Radio Club will operate special event sta- tion K2H Friday, August 5 through Monday, August 15 in conjunction with Hamilton County's Bicentennial Year Celebration. Frequencies include 7031 on CW. SSK and PSK 31 on 75, 40, and 20 meters. Website: <http://www.hamcoarc.org>.


ALL OVER, COLORADO — The Colorado 14er Event will be held Saturday, August 6 through Sunday, August 7 throughout Colorado as radio amateur try to light up all 1,700 Summits on the Air peaks in the state. Frequencies include 147.42, 446.000, 144.200, 50.125, 14.060, 14.345, 18.092, 18.158, 21.060, 21.330, 28.060, and 28.350. Website: <http://www.ham14er.org>. See article on p. 10.


GROVE CITY, OHIO — The Voice of Aladdin Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2-16 Columbus, Ohio Hamfest and 2016 ARRL Ohio Section Convention Saturday, August 6 at the Aladdin Shrine Center. Website: <http://www.columbushamfest.com>. Talk-in 146.760- (PL 123). VE exams.


TRUMANSBURG, NEW YORK — The Tompkins County Amateur Radio Association will hold the Ithaca Hamfest Saturday, August 6 at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds. Email: <ithacahamfest@gmail.com>. Website: <http://tcara-ny.org>. Talk-in 146.940-, 146.970-, or 449.025-. VE exams.


BERRYVILLE, VIRGINIA — The Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club Inc. will hold the 66th Annual Berryville Hamfest Sunday, August 7 at the Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds. Contact: John, WD4GEK, or Elizabeth, W4EHC, (540) 436-3818 or (540) 333-0837. Email: <berryvillehamfest@gmail.com>. Website: <http://www.shenvalarc.org>. VE exams.


CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA — The Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold Hamfest 2016 Sunday, August 7 at Teamster's Hall. Contact: Dave Wilson, KØRN, (319) 393-3776. Email: <krk9840@msn.com>. Website: <http://w0gq.org>. Talk-in 146.745. VE exams and card checking.


PEOTONE, ILLINOIS — The Hamfesters Radio Club will hold its 82nd Annual Hamfest Sunday, August 7 at the Will County Fairgrounds. Contact: Kurt, WB9FMC, P.O. Box 992, Orland Park, IL 60462. Phone: (773) 284-9500. Email: <kurtt@pinrod.com>. Website: <http://www.hamfesters.org>. Talk-in 146.52. VE exams.

ALBEQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO — The New Mexico Hamvention Inc. will hold the Duke City Hamfest and 2016 ARRL New Mexico State Convention Friday, August 12 through Sunday, August 14 at the Marriott Pyramid Northside Hotel. Website: <http://www.dukecityhamfest.org>.


ANGOLA, INDIANA — The Land of Lakes Amateur Radio Club will hold the Angola Hamfest Saturday, August 13 at the Angola Community Church of the Nazarene. Contact: Sharon Brown, WD9DSP, (260) 475-5897. Email: <landoflakesarc@gmail.com>. Talk-in 147.180+ (PL 131.8).


FAIRBANKS, ALASKA — The Arctic Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2016 KL7KC Hamfest Saturday, August  13  at  3750  Bonita  Street.  Contact:  John  Slater,  KL1AZ,  <hamfest@hughes.net>.  Website: <http://www.kl7kc.com>. VE exams and DXCC card checking.


FORT PIERCE, FLORIDA — The Fort Pierce Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfest Saturday, August 13 at the Indian River State College. Website: <http://fparc.net>. Talk-in 147.345 (PL 107.2). VE exams and DXCC card checking.


ST. ALBANS VERMONT — The Saint Albans Amateur Radio Club Inc. will hold the STARC Annual HamFest Saturday, August 13 at the St. Albans VFW. Contact: Arn Benjamin (802) 309-0666. Email: <n1arn@yahoo.com>. Website: <http://www.starc.org>. Talk-in 145.230- (PL 100). VE exams.


LAWRENCEBURG, KENTUCKY — The Bluegrass Amateur Radio Society will hold the 2016 BARS Central Kentucky Hamfest Sunday, August 14 at the American Legion Post 34 Fair Grounds. Website: <http://www.bluegrassars.org>. Talk-in 146.760. VE exams.


O'FALLON, MISSOURI — The St. Charles Amateur Radio Club will hold the SCARC Hamfest 2016 Sunday, August 14 at the Elks Lodge. Contact: Renee Simon, KDØOTG, (636) 978-8422. Email: <akaqb@charter.net>. Website: <http://www.wb0his.org>. Talk-in 146.67- or 145.33.


HUNSTVILLE, ALABAMA — The 2016 Huntsville Hamfest and 2016 ARRL Southeastern Division Convention will be held Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21 at the Von Braun Center. Contact: Charlie Emerson, N4OKL, (256) 882-9137. Email: <bluzman512@comcast.net>. Jim Spikes, N4KH, (256) 679-8891. Email: <jimn4kh@gmail.com>. Website: <http://www.hamfest.org>. Talk-in 146.94 or 147.30. VE exams and DXCC card checking.


RINGWOOD, NEW JERSEY — The Ramapo Mountain Amateur Radio Club will hold the RMARC 38th Annual Hamfest Saturday, August 20 at St. Catherine's RC Church. Contact: Kenneth Hansen, KB2SSE,
<kb2sse@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.qsl.net/rmarc>. Talk-in 146.49 (PL 107.2) or 147.69 (PL 107.2).


VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON — The Clark County Amateur Radio Club will hold the Clark County Ham Fair Saturday, August 20 at the Salmon Creek American Legion Post 176. Contact: Venessa McCoy, KE7UBB, <clarkcountyhamfair@w7aia.org>. Website: <http://www.w7aia.org>. Talk-in 147.240 (PL 94.8). VE exams.


WINDSOR, MAINE — The Augusta Amateur Radio Association will hold the Windsor Ham Fest Saturday, August 20 at the Windsor Fair Grounds. Website: <http://www.w1tlc.com>. Talk-in 146.70. VE exams.


CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — The Harvard Wireless Club, MIT Electronics Research Society, MIT UHF Repeater Association, and the MIT Radio Society will hold Flea at MIT Sunday, August 21 at the Parking Garage on Albany and Main Streets. Contact: MIT Radio Society, P.O. Box 397082, Cambridge, MA 02139-7082. Phone: (617) 253-3776. Website: <http://www.swapfest.us>. Talk-in 146.52 or 449.725- (PL 114.8).

GOLDEN, COLORADO — The Denver Radio Club will hold the Denver Hamfest 2016 Sunday, August 21 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Contact: Jason Smallwood, ACØUA, (303) 429-2536. Email: <drcfest@w0tx.org>. Website: <http://www.w0tx.org>. Talk-in 145.490- (PL 100) or 448.625- (PL 100). VE exams.


SALINA, KANSAS — The Central Kansas Amateur Radio Club will host the 2016 ARRL Kansas State Convention Sunday, August 21 at the Webster Conference Center. Website: <http://www.w0cy.org>. Talk-in 147.030+ (PL 118.8).


STOW, OHIO — The Cuyahoga Falls Amateur Radio Club will hold the 8th Annual Tailgate Hamfest Sunday, August 21 at the Robert Pinn Armory. Website: <http://www.cfarc.org>.


SPENCER, INDIANA — The Owen County Amateur Radio Association will hold the Owen County Hamfest Saturday, August 27 at the Owen County Fairgrounds. Contact: Katie Smith, K9INU, (812) 829-2140. Email: <k9inu@arrl.net>. VE exams.


AVELLA, PENNSYLVANIA — The Washington Amateur Communicators Amateur Radio Club will air special event station W3M from 1900-2300 UTC daily from Saturday, August 27 through Monday, September 5. Frequencies include 21.360, 14.270, 7.275, and 3.865. QSL to Wiley Dawson, WD8W, 139 Blanche Avenue, Benwood, WV 26031. Website: <http://www.wacomarc.org>.


BARABOO, WISCONSIN — The Yellow Thunder Amateur Radio Club Inc. will hold the Circus City Swapfest Saturday, August 27 at the Badger Steam & Gas Engine Show Grounds. Contact: Tom Harrison, N9PQJ, (608) 963-0762. Email: <n9pqj@yellowthunder.org>. Website: <http://www.yellowthunder.org>.


JOPLIN, MISSOURI — The Joplin Amateur Radio Club will hold the Joplin Hamfest Saturday, August 27 at the John Q. Hammons Trade Center. Contact: Jim Scott, WBØIYC, <chairman@joplinhamfest.org>. Website: <http://joplinhamfest.org>. Talk-in 147.210+ (PL 91.5). VE exams.


ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS — The Northern Berkshire Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfest Sunday, August 28 at the Bowe Field-Adams Agricultural Fair Grounds. Contact: Eric, (413) 743-9975. Website: <http://www.nobarc.org>. Talk-in 146.91 (PL 162.2). VE exams.


NEWTOWN, CONNECTICUT — The Candlewood Amateur Radio Association will hold the Western CT Hamfest Sunday, August 28 at Edmond Town Hall. Contact: John Morelli, W1JGM, (203) 417-0160. Email: <w1jgm@aol.com>. Website: <http://hamfest.cararadioclub.org>. Talk-in 147.300+ (PL 100).


SEPTEMBER


WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WISCONSIN — The Mid-State Repeater Association will air special event station W9W from 0001-2359 UTC daily from Wednesday, September 7 through Monday, September 13. Frequencies include 21.350, 14.250, 7.250, 3.850. QSL to: Mid-State Repeater Association, W9W Event, P.O. Box 1001, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495.


VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA — The Tidewater Radio Conventions Inc. will hold the Virginia Beach Hamfest Electronic & Computer Flea Market Saturday, September 10 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Website: <http://www.vbhamfest.com>. Talk-in 146.970 (PL 141.3). VE exams.


CINCINNATI, OHIO — The OH-KY-IN Amateur Radio Society will hold its 3rd Annual Hamfest Saturday, September 17 at Aiken High School. General Contact: Lynn Ernst, WD8JAW, 10650 Aspen Place, Union, KY 41091. Email: <wd8jaw@arrl.net>. Vendor contact: Ted Morris, NC8V, 6306 Kincaid Road, Cincinnati, OH 45213. Email: <nc8v@arrl.net>. Website: <http://hamfest.ohkyin.org>. Talk-in 146.67- (PL 123). VE exams and 45213. E fox hunt.





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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