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CQ Announcements: May 2016

MAY


WRIGHTSTOWN PENNSYLVANIA — The Warminster Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfest 2016 Sunday, May 1 at the Middletown Grange Fair. Contact: Mike Karabin, WJ3O, (215) 317-4029. Email: <ham-fest16@k3dn.org>. Website: <http://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 1 at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. Contact: Bob Yurs, W9ICU, (815) 895-7584. Email: <w9icu@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.karc-club.org>. Talk-in 146.730- (PL 100).


CADILLAC, MICHIGAN — The Wexaukee Amateur Radio Club will hold the 54th Annual Cadillac Amateur Radio and Computer Swap Saturday, May 7 at Cadillac Junior High School. Contact: Alton McConnell, (231) 862-3774. Email: <nu81@yahoo.com>. Talk-in 146.98. VE exams and card checking.


HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND — The Antietam Radio Association will hold The Great Hagerstown Hamfest Saturday, May 7 at the Washington County Agricultural Center. Contact: Herman Niedzielski, K2AVA, (301) 791-5841. Email: <k2ava@myactv.net>. Website: <http://w3wcw.org>. Talk-in 147.090+ (PL 100) or 146.940-. VE exams and card checking.


LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO — The Mesilla Valley Radio Club will hold its Bean Feed Saturday, May 7 at the MVRC Club House. Website: <http://www.n5bl.org>. Talk-in 146.640+ (PL 100). VE exams.


NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — The Crescent City Amateur Radio Group will hold the New Orleans Ham Radio & Computer Flea Market Saturday, May 7 at the Lake Vista Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Contact: Joe, (504) 288-7084. Email: <joen5ozg@cox.net> or Eric, <af5jg@outlook.com>. Talk-in 146.82 (PL 114.8) or 147.105 (PL 114.8). VE exams.


SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA — The Cochise Amateur Radio Association will hold the Cochise Hamfest and 7th Region Communications Exercise Saturday, May 7 at 2756 South Moson Road. Contact: Ken, KX6X, (520) 255-4817. Email: <kx6x@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.k7rdg.org>. Talk-in 146.76- (PL 162.2). VE exams.


SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA — The Blue Ridge Amateur Radio Society will hold the Upstate Hamfest and 2016 ARRL South Carolina Section Convention Saturday, May 7 at the Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds. Contact: Robert Webster, WR8RW, <wr8rw@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.blueridgears.org>. Talk-in 146.610 or 146.820. VE exams.


SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN — The Arrowhead Radio Amateur Club will hold its HAM FEST! Saturday, May 7 at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds-Multipurpose Building. Contact: Robert Schulz, KCØNFB, 115 Eden Lane, Duluth, MN 55805-1533. Phone: (218) 481-7458. Email: <arac_hamfest@charter.net>. Website: <http://www.thearac.org>. Talk-in 146.940- (PL 103.5), 147.000- (PL 103.5), or 146.940- (PL 114.8). VE exams and card checking.


VERDI, NEVADA — The Sierra Nevada Amateur Radio Society will hold the Reno Ham Swap Saturday, May 7 at the Boomtown Casino Hotel. Email: <info@renohamswap.com>. Website: <http://renohamswap.com>. Talk-in 147.210- (PL 100). VE exams.


KEYSTONE, COLORADO — Rocky Mountain Ham Radio will hold Hamcon 2016 and the 2016 ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Convention, Friday, May 13 through Sunday, May 15 at the Keystone Conference Center. Contact: Hamcon 2016, 9975 Wadworth Parkway K2-275, Westminster, CO 80021. Website: <http://hamconcolorado.org>.


ZANESVILLE, OHIO — The Muskingum Valley Council Radio Club will air a special event station from 2000 UTC Friday, May 13 through 0000 UTC, Saturday, May 14 to salute Scoutfest 2016. Frequencies include 7.280 and 14.290. QSL to MVCRC, 734 Moorehead Avenue, Zanesville, OH 43701. Contact: Matthew Murphy, KC8BEW. Email: <matt.kc8bew@gmail.com>. Phone: (740) 704-8836. Website: <http://mvcbsa.org>.


BOONE, IOWA — The 3900 Club will hold its 2016 Hamboree Saturday, May 14 at the Boone County Fair   Grounds   Community   Building.   Contact:   Clay   Conrad,   WØFS,   (515)   838-2285.   Website: <http://3900club.com>. Talk-in 146.85. VE exams and DXCC card checking.


CHASSELL, MICHIGAN — The Copper County Radio Amateur Association and the Keweena County Repeater Association will hold its Hamfest & Swap Saturday, May 14 at the Chassell VFW. Contact: CCRAA, P.O. Box 217, Dollar Bay, MI 49922-0217. Email: <ccraaclub@gmail.com>.


CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE — The Clarksville Amateur Transmitting Society will hold the CATS Tail-Gate Party Saturday, May 14 at the Hilldale Baptist Church Picnic Pavilion. Website: <http://kf4l.org>. Talk-in 147.390.


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


STANWOOD, WASHINGTON — The Stanwood-Camano Amateur Radio Club will hold its 25th Annual Electronic Flea Market and Hamfest Saturday, May 14 at Stanwood Middle School. Contact: Fred, N7KRN, <n7krn@arrl.net> or <w7pig@arrl.net>. 145.19- (PL 127.3). 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, May 15 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).


TINTON FALLS, NEW JERSEY — The Garden State Amateur Radio Association will hold its Hamfest Sunday, May 15 at the MOESC parking lot. Contact: Rem Hunnewell, K2REM, (732) 889-6692. Email: <ham-fest@gardenstateara.org>. Website: <http://www.gardenstateara.org>. Talk-in 147.045+ (PL 67). VE exams.


DAYTON, OHIO — The Dayton Amateur Radio Association will hold the 2016 Dayton Hamvention® Friday, May 20 through Sunday, May 22 at the Hara Arena and Convention Center. Website: <http://hamven-tion.org>. VE exams and card checking.


GOOSE CREEK, SOUTH CAROLINA — The Trident Amateur Radio Club will hold the TARC Annual Tailgate Saturday, May 21 at the Goose Creek Masonic Lodge 401. Contact: Ron Davis, K4TCP, <ron.davis@gmx.us>. Website: <http://tridenthams.org>. Talk-in 147.270+ (PL 123).


GOSHEN, CONNECTICUT — The Southern Berkshire Amateur Radio Club will hold its 25th Annual Hamfest Saturday, May 21 at the Goshen Connecticut Fairgrounds. Contact: Stan, W2VID, (518) 398-7003, or Lee, K1LEE, (860) 435-0051. Email: <info@w1baa.org>. Website: <http://www.w1baa.org>. Talk-in 147.285+ (PL 77). VE exams.


ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO — The Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold its Annual Tailgate Saturday, May 21 at the Club Headquarters. Contact: Gary Blosser (575) 420-0822. Website: <http://www.pecosvalleyarc.com>. Talk-in 147.32+ (PL 162.2). VE exams.


WALL TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY — The Ocean-Monmouth Amateur Radio Club will hold the OMARC Tailgate Hamfest Saturday, May 21 at Diana Site, 2300 Marconi Road. Contact: Jeff Harshman, N2LXM, (732) 996-0637. Email: <jharshman@n2mo.org>. Website: <http://www.n2mo.org>. Talk-in 145.110- (PL 127.3). VE exams and card checking.


DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA — The Durham FM Association will hold the 42nd DurHamFest Saturday, May 28 at the Durham Public Schools Staff Development Center M-1. Contact: Durhamfest chair, (919) 732-7616. Email: <durhamfest@dfma.org>. Website: <http://dfma.org>. VE exams.


PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA — The Glorious Society of the Wormhole will hold its 2016 Hamfest Saturday,  May  28  at  Freedom  Lake  State  Park.  Contact:  Mike  Scott,  (727)  492-6454.  Email: <jemke1@jemke.com>. Talk-in 146.850- (PL 146.2).


ROCHESTER, NEW YORK — The Rochester Amateur Radio Association will hold the 85th Annual Rochester Hamfest Saturday, May 28 at Kodak's Eastman Business Park. Email: <rochesterhamfest@gmail.com>. Website: <http://www.rochesterhamfest.org>. VE exams and card checking.


TOWN OF WASHINGTON, NEW JERSEY — The Bergen Amateur Radio Association will hold the BARA Spring Hamfest Saturday, May 28 at Westwood Regional High School. Contact: Jim Joyce, K2ZO, (201) 664-6725. Email: <k2zo@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.bara.org>. Talk-in 146.19+ (PL 141.3). VE exams and card checking.


WEST FRIENDSHIP, MARYLAND — The Maryland FM Association Inc. will hold its Annual Memorial Day Hamfest Sunday, May 29 at the Howard County Fair Grounds. Contact: Maryland FM Association Inc., P.O. Box 351, Hanover, MD 21076. Phone (301) 641-5313 (btw. 6 and 10 p.m.). Email: <marylandfm@verizon.net>. Website: <http://www.marylandfm.org>. Talk-in 146.16+ (PL 107.2), 223.16+ (PL 107.2), or 449.000- (PL 107.2). VE exams


JUNE


BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The Amateur Radio Club of the National Electronics Museum will air special event station, W2W, daily from 1300 to 2000 UTC, Saturday, June 3 through Monday, June 6 to commemorate the anniversary of D-Day. Frequencies include 7.244, 14.244, 7.044, 14.044. QSL a SASE to: W2W – D-Day, Box 1693, MS 4015, Baltimore, MD 21203. Website: <http://ww-2.us>.


SEASIDE, OREGON — The Sea-Pac Ham Convention will hold SEA-PAC and the 2016 ARRL Northwest Division Convention Friday, June 3; Saturday, June 4; and Sunday, June 5 at the Seaside Convention Center. Contact: Wayne Shuler, AI9Q, (360) 892-5580. Email: <info@seapac.org>. Website: <http://www.seapac.org>. Talk-in 145.45 (PL 118.8) or 145.49 (PL 118.8). VE exams.


GREECE, NEW YORK — The Rochester Radio Repeater Association will hold the Barnard Hamfest of Rochester, NY Saturday, June 4 at the Barnard Fireman's Field. Website: <http://k2rra.org> or <http://barnardfire.org>. VE exams.


MARIETTA, GEORGIA — The Atlanta Radio Club and the Kennehoochee Amateur Radio Club will hold the Atlanta Hamfest and 2016 ARRL Georgia State Convention Saturday, June 4 at Jim Miller Park. Contact: John Talipsky, N3ACK, <n3ack@atlantaradioclub.org>. Website: <http://www.atlantahamfest.org>. Talk-in 146.820- (PL 146.2). VE exams.


MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO, CANADA — The Mississauga Amateur Radio Club will air special event station, VE3MIS, from 1400 to 2000 UTC daily from Saturday, June 4 to Sunday, June 5 to salute the Annual Streetsville Bread and Honey Festival. QSL $2 to MARC, c/o Michael Brickell, VE3TKI, 2801 Bucklepost Cres., Mississauga, ON, Canada L5N 1X6. Website: <http://www.marc.on.ca>.


PRINCETON, KENTUCKY — The Princeton Ham Radio Club will hold the Fifth Annual Princeton Hamfest in conjunction with the Pennington Folk Music Festival, Saturday, June 4 at the Princeton, KY Fire Training Center. Phone (270) 365-7777. Email: <n4mht@mchsi.com>. Website: <http://www.w4kbl.org>. Talk-in 145.230 (PL 179.9) or 444.175 (PL 123). VE exams.


FISHKILL, NEW YORK — The Mt. Beacon Amateur Radio Club will hold the Spring Ham Radio Hamfest Sunday, June 5 at the Employee's Recreation Center. Contact: Adam Nowik, KC2DAA, (845) 849-3666. Email: <president@wr2abb.org>. Talk-in 146.97- (PL 100). VE exams.


PROSPECT, PENNSYLVANIA — The Breezeshooters will hold its 62nd Annual Hamfest & Computer Show and the 2016 ARRL Western Pennsylvania Section Convention Sunday, June 5 at the Big Butler Fairgrounds. Contact: Jim, KB3IYS, (412) 600-1979. Email: <hamfest2016@breezeshooters.org>. Website: <http://www.breezeshooters.org>. VE exams.


PRINCETON, ILLINOIS — The Starved Rock Radio Club will hold its Amateur Radio Hobbyist and Collectors Show Sunday, June 5 at the Bureau County Fairgrounds. Contact: SRRC c/o Hamfest Chairman, P.O. Box 198, Lenmore, IL 61332. Email: <starvedrockhamfest@hotmail.com>. Website: <http://www.w9mks.org>. Talk-in 146.955 (PL 103.5). VE exams.


RAVENA, OHIO — The Portage Amateur Radio Club will hold Hamfair 2016 Sunday, June 5 at the Maplewood Career Center. Contact: Joanne Solak, KJ3O, (330) 274-8240. Email: <kj3o@arrl.net>. Website: <http://potagearc.org>.


TOMS RIVER, NEW JERSEY — The Jersey Shore Amateur Radio Society will hold the Hamfest By The Shore Sunday, June 5 at Riverwood Park. Contact: Darlene (732) 237-9448. Email: <jsars910@gmail.com>. Website: <http://www.jsars.org>. Talk-in 146.910- (PL 127.3). VE exams.


PRESCOTT, ARIZONA — The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club, Eagle Amateur Radio Club, and the Amateur Radio Council of Arizona will hold the Prescott Hamfest 2016 Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11 at the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Contact: Bill Noe, W7PVA, <w7pva@arrl.net> or Chuck Zappala, KE7SA, <czappala@cableone.net>. Website: <http://www.w7yrc.org>. Talk-in 146.88- (PL 100) or 447.650- (PL 100). VE exams and DXCC card checking.


IRVING, TEXAS — Ham-Com 2016 will be held Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11 at the Irving Convention Center. Website: <http://www.hamcom.org>. Talk-in 146.720 (PL 110.9) or 147.180 (PL 107.2). VE exams.


LIME RIDGE, PENNSYLVANIA — The Columbia-Montour Amateur Radio Club will hold the 26th Annual Bloomsburg Hamfest Saturday, June 11 at the Lime Ridge Community Center.  Contact:  Dave,  W3CA,  (570)  951-9694. Email:  <bloomfest2016@yahoo.com>. Website: <http://www.qsl.net/cm-arc>. Talk-in 147.225+ (PL 85.4). VE exams.


PORT LUDLOW, WASHINGTON — The Port Ludlow Amateur Radio Club will hold its Tailgater Swap Meet Saturday, June 11 at the Grace Christian Center Parking Lot. Website: <http://www.n7pl.org>. Talk-in 146.52.


WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA — The Forsyth Amateur Radio Club will hold the Winston-Salem Classic Hamfest Saturday, June 11 at the Summit School Dining Center. Email: <hamfest@w4nc.com>. Website: <http://www.w4nc.com>. Talk-in 146.64 (PL 100) or 145.47 (PL 100). VE exams.


HASTINGS, NEBRASKA — The Amateur Radio Association of Nebraska will hold the Greater Midwest Radio Show 2016 Saturday, June 18 at the Kiewit Gymnasium-Hasting College. Website: <http://www.greatermidwestradio.org>. VE exams and fox hunt.


KNOXVILLE, TENNESEE — The Radio Amateur Club of Knoxville will hold its 50th Annual Hamfest and 2016 ARRL Tennessee State Convention Saturday, June 18 at the Kerbala   Temple.   Contact:   Lou   Dreinhoefer, WB3JKQ,   (865)   995-1588.   Email: <wb3jkq@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.w4bbb.org>. Talk-in 53.770, 147.300, or 224.500. VE exams.


MIDLAND, MICHIGAN — The Midland Amateur Radio Club will hold the Midland Hamfest Saturday, June 18 at the Salvation Army Building. Contact: Pat Russell, W8PMR, 4451 E. Wise Road, Freeland, MI 48623. Phone: (989) 832-2924. Email: <chuck.cribley@live.com>. Website: <http://w8kea.org>. Talk-in 147.00. VE exams.


MILFORD, OHIO — The Milford Amateur Radio Club will hold the 26th Annual Milford Hamfest Saturday, June 18 at the Eastside Christian Church. Contact: Jim, WB8RRR, (513) 831-6255. Email: <wb8rrr@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.w8mrc.com>. Talk-in 147.345+ (PL 123). VE exams.


ORCUTT HILL, CALIFORNIA — The Satellite Amateur Radio Club will hold the Santa Maria Ham Radio Swapfest and BBQ Saturday, June 18 at the Newlove Picnic Grounds. Website: <http://www.satellitearc.com>. Talk-in 145.14- (PL 131.8). VE exams and t-hunt.


PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY — The Raritan Valley Radio Club will hold the W2QW Hamfest Saturday, June 18 at Piscataway High School. Contact: Drew, W2OU, (732) 801-4654 (before 9 p.m.). Email: <w2oudrew@gmail.com>. Website: <http://www.w2qw.org>. Talk- in 146.625- (PL 241.8), 442.250- (PL 141.3), or 146.52. VE exams and DXCC/VUCC/WAS card checking.


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, June 19 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).


MANASSAS,VIRGINIA — The Ole Virginia Hams Amateur Radio Club will hold the 42nd Manassas Hamfest Amateur Radio & Maker Technology Show Sunday, June 19 at the Prince William County Fairgrounds. Contact: Terry, KC4DV, <chairman@manassashamfest.org>. Website: <http://manassashamfest.org>. Talk-in 146.97- or 442.200+. VE exams and DXCC card checking.





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