Announcements: March 2008

Long Island Radio Day 2008 – The Long Island Wireless Historical Society will hold this event on Saturday, March 1, at the Tilles Center Atrium, C.W. Post Campus, L.I. University, Brookville, NY. Featured will be all aspects of radio from early spark transmission and Morse telegraphy to ham radio, broadcasting, radio control, and antique radios, plus lectures, tours, and workshops. Information call 516-623-5967.

50-year Sweetwater Jaycees Rattlesnake Roundup – This special event, sponsored by the Nolan County Amateur Repeater Association, will be held from 8 AM (local) March 7 to 5 PM March 9 on 7.245, 7.275, 14.247, and 14.256 MHz. For more information and certificate, contact Gary Armstrong, KC5NOX, 806 East 16th, Sweetwater, TX 79556 (e-mail: <garyarmstrong@sbcglobal.net>.


The following hamfests, etc., are scheduled for March:

Mar. 1, 2008 Greater Houston Hamfest, Ft. Bend County Fairgrounds, Rosenberg, Texas. Contact Allen Brier, N5XZ, phone 281-342-1590,
e-mail: <n5xz@arrl.org>. (Exams)

Mar. 8, MTARA Hamfest, Springfield Ternverein Club, Feeding Hills (Agawam), Massachusetts. Contact Cindy, K1ISS, phone 413-568-1175, e-mail: <k1iss-n1fi@comcast.net>; <http://www.mtara.org/ flea08.html>. (Talk-in 146.940 [PL 127.3]; exams 12 noon)

Mar. 8–9, Charlotte Hamfest, Charlotte Merchandise Mart, Charlotte, North Carolina. Contact info: phone 704-948-7373; e-mail:
<hamfest@w4bfb.org>; <www.w4bfb.org/hamfest.html>. (Talk-in 145.29 [–600 kHz]; exams) See us at the CQ Booth.

Mar. 15, Kennehoochee Hamfest, Jim R. Miller Park, Marietta, Georgia. Info: <www.W4BTI.org>. (Talk-in 146.880 [–PL 100]; exams)

Mar. 15, Charleston, WV Hamfest, Coonskin Armory, Charleston, West Virginia. Contact Jim Damron, N8TMW, phone 304-965-5349; e-mail: <n8tmw@arrl.net; <karc.wvhamradio.com>. (Talk-in 145.35; exams 12:30)

Mar. 29, Mississauga & Peel ARCs Ham-ex, Brampton Fall Fairgrounds, Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Information: e-mail <info@ham-ex.ca>; <http://ham-ex.ca>. (Talk-in 145.430 [–103.5 tone]); exams)

Mar. 29, Columbus ARC Hamfest, Bartholomew 4H Fairgrounds, SW of Columbus, Indiana. Contact Marion Winterberg, WD9HTN, 812-342-4670, e-mail: <carc_in@yahoo.com>. (Talk-in 146.790/146.190 PL 100.0; exams 11 AM)

Mar. 29–30, 2008 Greater Baltimore Hamboree & Computerfest, Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, Maryland. Information: phone 443-590-1444; e-mail: <W3FT67@yahoo.com>; <www.gbhc.org>. See us at the CQ Booth.

Mar. 30, Contoocook Valley Radio Club Hamfest, Henniker Community School, Henniker, New Hampshire. Contact Jim, N1SE, 603-428-7436; <www.k1bke.org>. (Talk-in 146.895 [–600 Hz, PL 100]; exams)

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