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Reflections III

DX World Guide DX World Guide

CQ Announcements: May/June 2015

May

MARGRATEN, THE NETHERLANDS — The Plusscouts PA3EFR/J will air special event station, PH7ØCALM, during the month of May to honor the 70th anniversary of the liberation of The Netherlands during World War II. PH7ØCALM will be active on all HF bands in both digital and voice modes.

CADILLAC, MICHIGAN — The Wexaukee Amateur Radio Club will hold its 53rd Annual Cadillac Amateur Radio and Computer Swap Saturday, May 2 at Cadillac Junior High School. Contact: Wexaukee ARC, P.O. Box 163, Cadillac, MI 49601. Website: <http://www.wexaukeearc.org>. VE exams.

CEDARBURG, WISCONSIN — The Ozaukee Radio Club, Inc. will hold the its 37th Annual Indoor Swapfest Saturday, May 2 at Columbia St. Mary’s Center. Contact: Loren Jentz, N9ENR, 1213 Woodridge Drive, Apt. 1, Grafton, WI 53024. Phone: (262) 377-7941. Website: <http://www.ozaukeeradioclub.org>. Talk-in 146.97- (PL 127.3).

HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND — The Antietam Radio Association will hold The Great Hagerstown Hamfest Saturday, May 2 at the Washington County Ag-Center. Contact: Herman Niedzielski, K2AVA, (301) 791-5841. Email: <k2ava@myactv.net>. Talk-in 147.090+ (PL 100) or 146.940-. VE exams.

SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA — The Cochise Amateur Radio Association will hold the Cochise Hamfest and 7th Region Communications Exercise Saturday, May 2. Contact: Kurt, KF7PDF, (520) 254-2411. Email: <kurt@ecomautogroup.com>. 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 on Saturday, May 2 at the Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds. Contact: BRARS Inc., P.O. Box 6751, Greenville, SC 29606. 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! on Saturday, May 2 at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds-Multi Purpose Building. Contact: Robert Schultz, KCØNFB, 115 Eden Lane, Duluth, MN, 55805-1533. Phone: (218) 724-6957. Email: <arac_hamfest@charter.net>. Talk-in 146.940- (PL 103.5), 147.000- (PL 103.5), or 146.940- (PL 114.8), VE exams.

TEXARKANA, TEXAS — The Four States Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfest 2015 on Saturday, May 2 at the Fine Arts Building-Four States Fair Grounds. Contact: FSARC, P.O. Box 7810, Texarkana, TX 75505. Email: <kd5rca@gmail.com>. Website: <http://www.4sarc.org>.

THOMASVILLE, GEORGIA — The Thomasville Amateur Radio Club will hold its Tailgate/Mini Hamfest on Saturday, May 2 at the Morningside Methodist Church. Contact: Jimmy at (229) 221-3972.

SANDWICH, ILLINOIS — The Kishwaukee Amateur Radio Club will hold the Dekalb Hamfest Sunday, May 3 at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. Contact: Bob Yurs, W9ICU, (815) 895-7854. Email: <w9icu@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.karc-club.org>. Talk-in 146.730- (PL 100) or 146.52.

WRIGHTSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA — The Warminster Amateur Radio Club Inc. will hold its Annual Hamfest Sunday, May 3 at the Middletown Grange Fairgrounds. Contact: Mike Karabin, WJ3O. Talk-in 147.09 or 443.950. VE exams and WAS card checking.

EAST GREENBUSH, NEW YORK — The East Greenbush Amateur Radio Association will hold its 12th Annual Hamfest Saturday, May 9 at the East Greenbush Fire Company. Contact: Tom, KC2FCP, <kc2fcp@nycap.rr.com>. Website: <http://www.w2egb.org>. Talk-in 147.270+ (PL 94.8).

REIDSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA — The Rockingham County Amateur Radio Club Inc. will hold the 11th Annual Rockingham County Swapfest Saturday, May 9 at the Community Baptist Church. Contact: Matt Weatherford, WK4O, 341 Kentuck Church Road, Ringgold, VA 24586. Website: <http://www.n4iv.org>. Talk-in 147.345 (PL 103.5).

STANWOOD, WASHINGTON — The Stanwood-Camano Amateur Radio Club will hold its 24th Annual Electronics Flea Market and Hamfest Saturday, May 9 at the Stanwood Middle School. Contact: SCARC, P.O. Box 941, Stanwood, WA 98292. Email: <n7krn@arrl.net> or <w7pig@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.scarcwa.org>. Talk-in 145.19- (PL 127.3). VE exams.

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>.

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA — The Qorvo Amateur Radio Club will hold Freegate 2015 on Saturday, May 16 at the Qorvo Headquarters. Contact: Qorvo ARC, 7628 Thorndike Road, Greensboro, NC 27409. Email: <info@kd4rf.org>. Website: <http://kd4rf.org>. Talk-in 145.250 (PL 88.5).

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA — The North Hills Radio Club will hold the Annual Sacramento Hamfest Sunday, May 17 at Natomas High School. Website: <http://www.k6is.org>. Talk-in 145.190- (PL 162.2) or 224.400- (PL 162.2).

PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA — The Glorious Society of the Wormhole will hold the 2015 Wormfest Saturday, May 23 at the Freedom Lake Park. Contact: Mike Scott (727) 492-6454. Email: <jemke1@jemke.com>. Talk-in 146.850- (PL 146.2).

TINTON FALLS, NEW JERSEY — The Garden State Amateur Radio Association will hold its Hamfest Saturday, May 23 at the MOESC parking lot. Contact: Rem Hunnewell, K2REM, (732) 889-6692. Email: <hamfest@gardenstateara.org>. Website: <http://www.gardenstateara.org>. Talk-in 147.045+ (PL 67). VE exams and card checking.

FISHKILL, NEW YORK — The Mt. Beacon Amateur Radio Club will hold its Ham Radio Hamfest Sunday, May 31 at the Employee’s Recreational Center. Contact: Adam Nowik, KC2DAA, (845) 849-3666. Email: <president@wr2abb.org>. Talk-in 146.9- (PL 100). VE exams.

FLUSHING, NEW YORK — The Hall of Science Amateur Radio Club will hold its semiannual Hamfest and Electronics Bazaar Sunday, May 31 at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Contact: Steve Greenbaum (718) 898-5599 evenings only. Email: <wb2kdg@arrl.net>. Website: <http://hosarc.org>. Talk-in 444.200+ (PL 136.5) or 145.270- (PL 136.5). VE exams.

June

SEASIDE, OREGON — The Oregon Tualatin Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold the annual ARRL Northwestern Division Convention Friday, June 5 through Sunday, June 7 at the Convention Center. Contact: Sea-Pac Ham Convention, P.O. Box 25466 Portland, OR 97298-0466. Phone: (503) 882-7388. Website: <http://www.seapac.org>. Email: <info@seapac.org>. Talk-in on 145.450- (PL 118.8). VE exams.

HUDSONVILLE, MICHIGAN — The Independent Repeater Association Inc. will hold the 2015 IRA Grand Rapids Hamfest Saturday, June 6 at the Hudsonville Fairgrounds. Contact: Wayne, (616) 866-3316. Email: <hamfest@w8ira.org>. VE exams.

MAPLEWOOD, MINNESOTA — The TwinsLAN and Mining Amateur Radio Clubs will hold its 24th Annual Tailgate Swapfest Saturday, June 6 at the 3M Center. Website: <http://www.twinslan.net>. Talk-in 147.120.

MARRIETA, GEORGIA — The Atlanta Radio Club and the Kennehoochee Amateur Radio Club will hold the Atlanta Hamfestival and ARRL Georgia State Convention Saturday, June 6 at the 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, ONATARIO, CANADA — The Mississauga Amateur Radio Club will air special event station, VE3MIS, 1400-2000Z daily from June 6 to June 7 during the Annual Streetsville Bread and Honey Festival. Frequencies include 14.240 and 7.230. QSL $2 U.S. for postage via MARC, c/o Michael Brickell, VE3TKI, 2801 Bucklepost Cres., Mississauga, ON, Canada L5L 1M6. Website: <http://www.marc.on.ca/>.

PRINCETON, KENTUCKY — The Princeton KY Ham Radio Club will hold the Fourth Annual Princeton Hamfest Saturday, June 6 at the Princeton, KY Fire Training Center. Contact N4MHT, (270) 365-7777. Email: <n4mht@mchsi.com>. Website: <http://www.w4kbl.org>. Talk-in 145.230 (PL 179.9). VE exams.

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK — The Rochester Amateur Radio Association will hold the Rochester Hamfest 2015 Saturday, June 6 at Bernard Fireman’s Field. Email: <michael.williams@barnardfire.org>. Website: <http://www.rochesterham.org>. Talkin 146.610 (PL 110.9). VE exams.

SHOW LOW, ARIZONA — The Kachina Amateur Radio Club will hold the White Mountain Hamfest Saturday, June 6 at the City Hall Parking Lot. Contact: K-K, (480) 586-6303. Email: <kb9si@yahoo.com>. Talk-in 145.31- (PL 110.9). VE exams.

TEDROW, OHIO — The Fulton County Amateur Radio Club will hold its Outdoor Flea Market and Hamfest Saturday, June 6 at The Roth Family Woodlot. Email: <hamfest@k8bxq.org>. Website: <http://www.k8bxq.org>. Talk-in 147.195+. VE exams.

BUTLER, PENNSYLVANIA — The Breezeshooters will hold its 2015 Hamfest and Computer Show Sunday, June 7 at the Butler Farm Show Grounds. Contact: Bob Benna, N3LWP, P.O. Box 101018, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Phone: (412) 366-0488. Email: <hamfest2015@breezeshooters.org>. Website: <http://www.breezeshooters.org>. VE exams.

CHELSEA, MICHIGAN — The Chelsea Amateur Radio Club will hold the Chelsea Swap Sunday, June 7 at the Chelsea Fairgrounds. Contact: Michelle Roderick, KD8GWX, P.O. Box 43, Chelsea, MI 48118. Phone: (734) 864-6623. Email: <michelle.roderick@redcross.org>. Mike Bloomfield, KD8SRU, (734) 883-7329. Email: <kd8sru@gmail.com>. Website: <http://www.wd8iel.com>. Talk-in 145.450-.

KITCHENER, ONTARIO, CANADA —The Guelph and KW Amateur Radio Clubs will hold the 41st Central Ontario Hamfest Sunday, June 7 at the Waterloo regional Police Association Recreation Park. Contact: Central Ontario Hamfest, 613 Beechwood Drive, Waterloo, ON N2T 1Z3. Phone: (519) 884-3760 (evenings and weekend only). Email: <info@hamfest.on.ca>. Website: <http://www.hamfest.on.ca>. Talk-in 146.970- (PL 131.8) or 146.520.

PRINCETON, ILLINOIS — The Starved Rock Radio Club will hold its 2015 Hamfest Sunday, June 7 at the Bureau County Fairgrounds. Contact: Matthew Weaver, KB9VZH, 319 Desoto Street, Ottawa, IL 61350. Phone: (815) 313-5924. Email: <starvedrockhamfest@hotmail.com>. Website: <http://www.w9mks.org>. Talk-in 146.955- (PL 103.5).

IRVING, TEXAS — HamCom Inc. will hold HAM-COM and the ARRL West Gulf Division Convention Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13 at the Irving Convention Center. Contact: Hamcom Inc., P.O. Box 260721, Plano, TX 75026. Website: <http://www.hamcom.org>. VE exams.

CARRABELLE, FLORIDA — The LaGrange Amateur Radio Club will air special event station, K4E, from grid square EL79 during the ARRL VHF Contest Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14. Frequencies include 50.155 SSB, 50.095 CW, 144.225 SSB, 432.125. Website: <http://www.bandofbuzzards.net>.

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE — The Radio Amateur Club of Knoxville will hold its 49th Annual Hamfest Saturday, June 13 at the Kerbela Temple. Contact: Radio Amateur Club of Knoxville, P.O. Box 50514, Knoxville, TN 37950-0514. Lou Dreinhoefer (865) 995-1588. Email: <wb3jkq@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.w4bbb.org>. VE exams.

MANASSAS VIRGINIA — The Ole Virginia Hams Amateur Radio Club will hold the 41st Annual Manassas Hamfest Sunday, June 14 at the Prince William County Fairgrounds. Contact: Terry, KC4DV, <chairman@manassashamfest.org>. Website: <http://manassashamfest.org> or <http://w4ovh.org>. Talk-in 146.97- or 442.200+. VE exams and DXCC card checking.

MILFORD, OHIO — The Milford Amateur Radio Club will hold the 25th Annual Milford Hamfest Saturday, June 20 at the Eastside Christian Church. Contact: Milford ARC, P.O. Box 100, Milford, OH 45150. Jim, WB8RRR, (513) 831-6255. Email: <wb8rrr@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.w8mrc.com>. Talk-in 147.345+ (PL 123). VE exams.

MONROE, MICHIGAN — The Monroe County Radio Communications Association will hold the Monroe Hamfest and Computer Show Sunday, June 21 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds. Contact: Fred VanDaele, KA8EBI, 4 Carl Drive, Monroe, MI 48162. Email: <ka8ebi@yahoo.com>. Talk-in 146.72-. Card checking.

UPPERCO, MARYLAND — The Baltimore Amateur Radio Club will hold the BARC Father’s Day Hamfest Sunday, June 21 at the Arcadia Volunteer Fire Company Grounds. Contact: Dave Shadwell, AB3TE, (410) 842-5019. Email: <w3ft67@yahoo.com>. Website: <http://www.w3ft.com>. Card checking.

WHEATON, ILLINOIS — The Six Meter Club of Chicago will hold its 58th Annual Hamfest Sunday, June 21 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds. Contact: Six Meter Club of Chicago, 3532 Raymond Avenue, Brookfield, IL 60513-1204. Phone: (708) 442-4961. Email: <wd9gjk@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.k9ona.com>. Talk-in 146.52 or 146.37+ (PL 107.2). VE exams and card checking.




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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