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CQ Announcements: May 2012
CADILLAC, MICHIGAN: Wexaukee Amateur Radio Club 50th Annual Cadillac Swap on May 5 at the Cadillac Junior High School. Contact: Alton McConnmell, (231) 867-3774, P.O. Box 163, Cadillac, MI 49601. E-mail: <nu81@yahoo.com>. (Talk in 146.98 [no PL])

CEDARBURG, WISCONSIN: The Ozaukee Radio Club Inc.34th Annual Indoor Amateur Radio, Electronics & Computer Spring Swapfest, May 5 at the Circle B Recreation Center Contact: Tom Nawrot, AA9XK, (262) 242-1029. (Talk in 146.97- [PL 127.3]).

GREENSBURG, KANSAS: Salvation Army Emergency Radio Network special event station, KSØSA, 1600 to 2100 UTC May 5 to honor the fifth anniversary of the Greensburg Kansas Tornado. Frequencies 10.115, 18.135, 7.255, and 14.040. Certificate and QSL available by sending a 9- by 12- inch SASE to SATERN, KSØSA, Greensburg Special Event, c/o The Salvation Army EDS, P.O. Box 412577, Kansas City, MO 64141.

HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND: Antietam Radio Association The Great Hagerstown Hamfest, May 5 at the Washington County Agricultural Center. Contact: Antietam Radio Association, PO Box 52, Hagerstown, MD 21741. Website: <http://www.w3cwc.org/HamFests.html>. (Talk in 147.090; exams 12:30 PM).

PITT MEADOWS, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA: Maple Ridge Amateur Radio Club annual Maple Ridge Swap Meet, May 6, 12460 Harris Road. Contact: Nick (604) 465-9476. E-mail: <ve7te@mrarc.net>. Website: <http://www.mrarc.ca>. (Talk in 146.800 -600 [tone 156.7]).

WRIGHTSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Warminster Amateur Radio Club Hamfest 2012, May 6, Middletown Grange Fair Grounds. Contact: Stew Leabman (215) 794-1360. E-mail: <hamfest12@k3dn.org>. Website: <http://www.k3dn.org/hamfest.htm>. (Talk in 147.09+ (131.8)/443.95; exams 10 AM).

BYRON, GEORGIA: Middle Georgia Radio Association, Central Georgia Amateur Radio Club, Inc., and KG4BMS, Heart of Georgia Hamfest, May 12 at the Byron Middle School. Contact: Dave Stewart, KN4DS, (478) 335-2852. E-mail: <kn4ds@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.heartofgeorgiahamfest.com>. (Talk in 146.850 –600; exams 9 AM to noon)

FAIRMONT, WEST VIRGINIA: Mountaineer ARA special event station, W8SP, from 0000 UTC to 2400 UTC, May 12 to commemorate the first official observance of Mother’s Day at the International Mother’s Day Shrine in Grafton, WV. Bottom portion of the General 80-, 40-, 20-, and 15-meter phone and CW bands, and Novice 10-meter phone sub-band. For a certificate, send QSL and 9 by 12 inch SASE to Charles T. McClain, K8UQY, RT. 4, Box 161, Grafton, WV 26354.

REIDSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: TRockingham County Amateur Radio Club Inc. 8th Annual Rockingham County Swapfest, May 12 at the Calvary Baptist Church. Contact RCARC Swapfest, c/o George Brewer, WN4LTY, 5190 NC Hwy 700, Eden, NC 27288. Website: <http://www.rcarc.com>. (Talk in 146.850 [PL 103.5]).

STANWOOD, WASHINGTON: The Stanwood Camano Amateur Radio Club 21st Annual Electronic Flea Market and Hamfest, May 12 at the Stanwood Middle School. Contact: Jim Ruble, KE7MHF, (360) 629-4713. E-mail: <ke7mhf@arrl.net>; <http://www.scarcwa.org>. Talk in 145.19-; exams)

TINTON FALLS, NEW JERSEY: Garden State Amateur Radio Assn Fifth Semi-Annual Hamfest, May 12 at the MOESC, 100 Tornillo Way. Contact: (732) 493-4236. E-mail: <w2kq@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.gardenstateara.org>. (Talk in 147.045 +600 [PL 67.0] or NJ Link System; exams 10 AM)

SUMISWAL, EMMENTAL, SWITZERLAND: Mennonitischer Europaischer Regional Konferenz (Mennonite European Rigional Conference), Special Event Station HB9MERK. 0900 UTC May 17 to 1900 UTC May 20 on 80, 40, 15, 10 propagation permitting. (Ops: HB9ARL, HB9ELZ, PAØHEL, plus). QSL via: PAØHEL, Almelo, Netherlands (no eQSL, only paper).

Norwich, New York: UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital 100th Anniversary Special Event Station NN2C, 1600 UTC May 18–20, 2200 all bands, all modes. QSL to Tony Masi, N2GVB, <amasijr@sthy.rr.com>.

DAYTON, OHIO: Dayton Amateur Radio Association Dayton Hamvention® May 18–20, Hara Arena. (VISIT: <http://bit.ly/zli5Uu> to purchase tickets online). Contact: (937) 276-6930. E-mail: <info@hamvention.org>. Website: <http://hamvention.org>. See us at the CQ Booth.

DAYTON, OHIO: SouthWest Ohio DX Association 27th Annual DX Dinner® Friday, May 18 at the Dayton Marriott, 1414 South Patterson Boulevard. The dinner will include prizes and speakers. Tickets are $42. Website: <http://www.swodxa.org>.

PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA: Glorious Society 2012 Wormfest, May 26 at Freedom Lake Park. Website: <http://www.thewormholesociety. org>.

WASHINGTON, NEW JERSEY: Bergen Amateur Radio Association B.A.R.A. Spring Hamfest, May 26 at the Westwood Regional High School. Contact: Jim Joyce, K2ZO, (201) 664-6725. E-mail: <k2zo@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.bara.org>. Talk in 146.19/79 (PL 141.3); exams 8 AM).

WEST FRIENDSHIP, MARYLAND: The Maryland FM Association, Inc. Memorial Weekend Hamfest, May 27 at the Howard County Fair Grounds. AContact: Maryland F.M. Association, Inc., PO Box 351, Hanover, MD 21076. E-mail: <wa3mnn@verizon.net>. Website: <http://www.marylandfm.org>. (Talk in 146.16/146.76, 223.16/224.76, 449.0/444.0 [PL 107.2]; exams 8:30 AM).

SEASIDE, OREGON: SEAPZAC NORTHWESTERN DIVISION CONVENTION, June 1–3, contact Will Sheffield, N7THL, (503) 642-7314, e-mail: <n7thl@arrl.net>; website: <www.seapac.org>. See us at the CQ Booth.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA: The Atlanta Radio Club and the Gwinnett Amateur Radio Society Atlanta Hamfest and ARRL Georgia Section Convention, June 2 at Jim Miller ParkContact John Talipsky, N3ACK, 385 Madison Chase Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30045. E-mail: <n3ack@atlantaradioclub.org>. Website: <http://www.atlantahamfest.com>. (Talk in 146.820- [PL 146.2]; exams)

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND: Amateur Radio Club of the National Electronics Museum (K3NEM) special event station W2W, 1200 to 2200 UTC June 2–6 to commemorate the role of electronics in World War II. Frequencies: 7.240, 14.270, 21.270. QSL to W2W – Special Event Station, Box 1693, MS 4015, Baltimore, MD 21203. Certificate available via SASE. Website: <http://ww-2.us>.

HUDSONVILLE, MICHIGAN: Independent Repeater Association, Inc. 2012 Annual Hamfest, June 2 at the Hudsonville FairgroundContact Don, (616) 532-7769 after 4 PM. E-mail: <ira-hamfest@w8ira.org>. (Talk in 147.160 (PL 94.8); exams 9– 10:30 AM).

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO, CANADA: Mississauga Amateur Radio Club a special event station from 1400 to 2000 UTC, Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3 at the Annual Bread and Honey Festival. Frequencies: 14.240 and 7.230. For a certificate, contact MARC, c/o Michael Brickell, VE3TKI, 2801 Bucklepost Cres., Mississauga, ON, Canada L5L 1M6. Include $2 U.S. for postage. Website: <http://www.marc.on.ca>.

SHOW LOW, ARIZONA: Kachina Amateur Radio Club White Mountain Hamfest, June 2 at the Show Low City HallContact Jim Mortensen, <w7azy@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.kachina-arc.org>. (Talk in 145.310 [PL 110.9]; exams)

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA: South East Metro Amateur Radio Club special event station WØM to commemorate the Battle of Midway from 1300 to 0000 UTC June 2 at Fleming Field Airport. Frequencies: 7.260, 14.260, 21.360, and 28.460. QSL with an 8.5- by 11-inch SASE to WØCGM Special Event, 1655 – 68th Street West, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077. Contact Skip Jackson, KSØJ, (651) 260-4330. Email: <ks0j@arrl.org>. Website: <http://www.semarc.org>.

TEDROE, OHIO: Fulton County Amateur Radio Club Outdoor Flea Market and Hamfest, June 2 at the Roth Family Woodlot, 105 Hill Avenue. Website: <http://www.k8bxq.org>. (Talk in 147.195+)

TOPEKA, KANSAS: Special event station WØVFW 1500 to 2350 UTC June 2 to honor the 92nd Annual State Convention of the VFW Department of Kansas. Frequencies include 21.240, 18.140, and 14.240 SSB. QSL rto: Dwight Holtzen, 795 N. McComas Street, Wichita, KS 67203.

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO, CANADA: Guelph and the Kitchener-Waterloo Amateur Radio Clubs 38th Annual Central Ontario Amateur Radio Fleamarket and Hamfest, June 3 at the Waterloo Regional Police Association Recreation Centre. Contact: Nick, VA3NNW, weekends and nights only (519) 884-3760. E-mail: <info@hamfest.on.ca>. Website: <http://www.hamfest.on.ca>. (Talk in 146.970- [tone 131.8] or 146.529 simplex)

PRINCETON, ILLINOIS: The Starved Rock Radio Club Amateur Radio Hobbyist and Collectors Show, June 3 at the Bureau County Fairgrounds. Contact with a SASE: Matthew Weaver, KB9VZH, 319 Desoto Street, Ottawa, IL 61350. Phone: (815) 313-5924. E-mail: <starvedrockhamfest@hotmail.com>. Website: <http://www.qsl.net/w9mks/hamfest.htm>. (Talk in 146.955 -103.5; exams)

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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