Announcements: August 2008
The WAE Marathon – Two contests that
are closely related to the WAE award, the WAEDC CW and the WAEDC SSB,
will form the cornerstone of this Marathon 60 celebration, to be held
August 9 through September 14, 2008. It is sponsored by the DARC
Committee for DX and HF Contesting. A certificate will be available,
similar to the WAE Award in accordance with the current award rules.
Information is available at: <www.wae60.de/>.
There is also information about the WAE in general at: <www.dxhf.darc.de/>.
Pittsburgh area clubs /250, to celebrate
the 250th anniversary of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Aug.
2–3 with operations from the Pittsburgh area on 3.850, 7.250, 14.250,
21.350, 28.350, and elsewhere. Each club will operate with its own call
/250. For certificate send $2.00 to Edward Oelschlager, N3ZNI, 60 Carl
Ave. B2, Eighty Four, PA 15330. <http://pittsburgh250ham.org>
N8AIR, from Wings of Freedom Tour presented by the Collings Foundation and the Military Preservation Society; Airwaves Radio Club and Massillon ARC; 1400–1900Z daily, Aug. 16 and 17, on 14.260– 14.270 and 7.260 MHz. For certificate send 9 x 12 SASE to MAPS Air Museum, 2260 International Parkway, North Canton, OH 44720.
W8AL, in conjunction with the Pro Football of Fame Festival, Canton, Ohio; 1300Z Aug. 1 to 2400Z Aug. 4 on 7.265, 14.265, 21.365, 28.365 MHz. For certificate send 9 x 12 SASE to Donald Perry, WQ8J, 968 Culverne Ave., Massillon, OH 44647 (e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
W8V, from West Virginia State ARRL 50th Convention, Jackson’s Mill/Weston, West Virginia; Stinewall Jackson ARA; 1300–0100Z Aug. 23–24 on 14.270 and 7.200 MHz. For certificate send 9 x 12 SASE to SJARA, P.O. Box 752, Clarksburg, WV 26301-0752. <www.sjara.org>
VA3OIL, from commemoration of first commercial oil well in North America, Oil Museum of Canada, Oil Springs, Ontario; Lambton County RC; 9 AM to 6 PM EDT Aug. 9 on 3.840, 7.240, 14.240 ±QRM. Canadians QSL with SASE to VA3KSF. U.S. QSL with SASE to KB1SF, 3560 Pine Grove Ave. #488, Port Huron, MI 48060. <www.ve3sar.org>
VE5LGT, from Cochin Lighthouse, Canada,
Aug. 15–17, by VE5EL and VE5MC, two stations, 100 watts, SSB only. QSL:
QRZ.com or via the bureau.
Aug. 1–3, Pacific Northwest DX Convention, Monarch Hotel, southeast Portland, Oregon. For information go to <www.wvdx.org>, or contact Al Rovner, e-mail: K7AR@arrl.net>.
Aug. 1–4, Alaska 2008 Hamfest & ARRL Alaska State Convention, Anchorage Sheraton Hotel, Anchorage, Alaska. For details go to: <www.akhamfest.com>.
Aug. 3, St. Charles ARC Hamfest 2008, St. Charles American Legion Hall, St. Charles, Missouri. Contact WBØHSI, St. Charles ARC, P.O. Box 658, St. Charles, MO 63302-0658. (Exams)
Aug. 9, St. Albans Hamfest, Sno-Devils Snowmobile Club, St. Albans, Maine. For details go to: <http://www.qsl.net/parc/> (Talk-in 146.520 [alternate 146.850]; exams 9 AM)
Aug. 15–16, Duke City Hamfest, Sandia Baptist Church, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Contact Mike Langner, K5MGR, e-mail: <email@example.com>, phone 505-898-3212; <www.qsl.net/dchf>. (Talk-in 145.33, 100 Hz tone, and 444.00; exams)
Aug. 16–17, Huntsville Hamfest, Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Alabama. For details go to: <http://www.hamfest.org>. See us at the CQ Booth.
Aug. 22–24, Boxboro Hamfest & ARRL New England Convention, Holiday Inn Boxboro Woods, Boxborough, Massachusetts. For details go to <http://www.boxboro.org>. (Talk-in 53.810, 147.270, 224.880, 449.925) See us at the CQ Booth.
Aug. 23, Owen/Monroe County Hamfest, Owen
County , Spencer, Indiana. Contact Katie Smith, K9INU, e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
phone 812-829-2140. (Talk-in 146.985, PL 136.5; exams 1 PM)
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