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CQ Announcements: July 2012
• These Special Event stations are scheduled for July and early August:

VINELAND, ONTARIO, CANADA — The Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club special event station CG3B 1400–2100 UTC, Sunday, July 1 from Fort George, Niagara on the Lake, to honor the 200th anniversary of friendship and peace between Canada and the U.S. The station will air throughout the month and special QSL cards will be available. Send QSL and a self-addressed envelope with $2 U.S. to Dave Digweed, VE3FOI, 4117 Hazelnut Court, Vineland, ON, Canada L0R 2C0. Email: <ve3foi@yahoo.ca>.

RENO, NEVADA — From the 2012 Mensa Annual Gathering, special event station N7M, July 4–6 on HF 15, 20, and maybe 40 meters. Contact KB7RJF for details.

SMITHVILLE, TENNESSEE — DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club special event station K4F 1400–2200 UTC, July 7 to honor the 41st Annual Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree & Crafts Festival. Frequencies include 28.425, 21.335, 14.280, 7.275. For QSL, send SASE to Wm. Freddy Curtis, KC4GUG, 288 Dogwood Circle, Smithville, TN 37166-2712; <http://www.dcarc. drivehq.com/>.

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — Puerto Rico Amateur Radio League, special event station K4O from July 8–20 to honor the flag bearing of the Puerto Rico Delegation to the 2012 Summer Olympics. Contact: Otis Vicens, NP4G, (787) 633-6847.

HAMILTON, ONTARIO, CANADA — Hamilton Amateur Radio Club, special event station, XM31812, July 13–15 to honor the War of 1812. For more information: <http://www.wix.com/xm31812/xm31812>.

CANTON, OHIO — Canton Amateur Radio Club special event station W8AL, 1200 –2400 UTC August 4 and 1200–2400 UTC August 5 to salute the Annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival in Canton. Frequencies include 28.365, 21.365, 14.265, and 7.265. For a certificate, send QSL and $2 to Roger Gray, W8VE, 3506 21st Street, NW, Canton, Ohio 44708; <http://www.w8al.org>.

• The following hamfests, etc., are slated for July and early August:

LEHMAN, PENNSYLVNIA — Murgas Amateur Radio Club 33rd Annual Wilkes- Barre Hamfest and Computerfest July 1 at the Luzerne County Fair Grounds. Contact: Herb, K2LNS, (570) 829-2695 or Bill, KB3KUJ, (570) 510-1680. E-mail: <murgasarc@gmail.com>. (Talk-in 146.61 [PL 82.5]; exams 10 a.m.)

VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON — Mobile Amateur Radio Awards Club 44th Annual MARAC National Convention, July 4–7 at the Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay. Contact: Phil Yasson, AB7RW – MARAC #44, 13208 NE 5th Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98685-2679; <http://bit.ly/It6NLz>.

ALLISON PARK, PENNSYLVANIA — North Hills Amateur Radio Club 27th Anniversary Hamfest, July 7 at the Parkwood United Presbyterian Church.Contact: Cathy Heiles, KB3OYS, (412) 486-2785; e-mail: <hamfest@nharc.org>; <http://www.nharc.org>. (Talk-in 147.09)

KIMBERTON, PENNSYLVANIA — Mid-Atlantic Amateur Radio Club Valley Forge Hamfest and Computer Fair July 8 at the Kimberton Fire Co. Fairgrounds. Contact: MARC, (610) 696-5040; e-mail: <hamfest-info@marc-radio.org>; <http://www.marc-radio.org>.(Exams 10 a.m. , pre-registration encouraged by contacting Bob Lees, (610) 324-5319, <w3zqn@arrl.net>.

SOMERSET, PENNSYLVANIA — Somerset County Amateur Radio Club Somerset County PA Hamfest July 8 at the Somerset County Technology Center. Contact: Stew, AK3J, (814) 444-0637; e-mail: <ak3j@arrl.net>; <http://www.k3smt.org>. (Talk-in 147.195+ [PL 123] or 443.250+ [PL 123]; exams 1 p.m.)

ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA — Wattsburg Wireless Association and the Union City Wireless Association 11th Annual Northwest PA Hamfest July 14 at the Greene Township Municipal Building. E-mail: <hamfest@nw-pa-hamfest.com>; <http://bit.ly/HEo03w>. (Exams)

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA — Indianapolis Hamfest Association Indianpolis Hamfest July 14 at Camp Sertoma. Contact: (317) 261-6658; <http://www.indyhamfest.com>.

MONUMENT, COLORADO — Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association, Inc. PPRAA Ham Radio Megafest July 14 at Lewis-Palmer High School. Email: <megafest@ppraa.org>; <http://ppraa.org>. (Talk-in 146.970- [CTCSS 100] or 146.520 simplex; exams 10 a.m.).

SOLDOTNA, ALASKA — Moosehorn Amateur Radio Club 7th Annual Kenai Peninsula Hamfest July 14 at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Emergency Response Center. Contact Ed Cole, KL7UW, <kl7uw@arrl.net>. (Talk-in 146.88/28; exams 1 to 2:30 p.m.)

TEXAS CITY, TEXAS — Tidelands Amateur Radio Society 25th Annual Texas City Hamfest July 14 at the Doyle Convention Center. Contact: Tidelands Amateur Radio Society, P.O. Box 703, Texas City, TX 77590; <http://www.tidelands.org>. (Talk in 147.14 [PL 167.9]).

WARRENSBURG, MISSOURI — Warrensburg Area Amateur Radio Club annual Hamfest July 14th, at the Y.E.S. (Youth Excited about Sports) Center Contact Sherri, KDØCAT, (660) 441-3998; e-mail: <hamfest@waarci.org>; <http://www.waarci.org/hamfest.htm>. (Talk in 146.880- [Tone 107.2]).

WASHINGTON, MISSOURI — Zero Beaters Amateur Radio Club 50th Annual Hamfest July 15 at the Washington Elks Hall. Contact: Zero Beaters ARC, P.O. Box 1305, Washington, MO 63090. E-mail: <kd0kcf@sbcglobal.net>. (Talk in 147.24+; exams)

EAST GLACIER, MONTANA — 78th Annual Glacier-Waterton International Peace Park Hamfest July 20–22 at the Glacier Meadow RV Park. E-mail: <w7wof@arrl.net>; <http://www.gwhamfest.org>. (Exams)

WILLIAMS, ARIZONA — Amateur Radio Council of Arizona and the City of Williams 2012 ARCA/Williams Hamfest July 20–21 at the Williams Rodeo Grounds, 800 Rodeo Road. Contact: ARCA, (602) 881-ARCA (2722); <http://www.arca-az.org>. (Talk-in 146.78– [PL 91.5]; exams).

CARY, NORTH CAROLINA — Cary Amateur Radio Club 40th Annual Cary Mid- Summer Swapfest July 21 at Harold Ritter Park. Contact Cary ARC, P.O. Box 53, Cary, NC 27512; <http://bit.ly/LXQlVk>. (Talk-in 146.88 -0.6; exams 10 a.m.)

PEOTONE, ILLINOIS — Kankakee Area Radio Society Karsfest 2012 July 22 at the Will County Fairgrounds, Peotone Exit 327 (East) off Interstate 57. Contact: Craig Cahan, N9FD, 7 Franklin Drive, Manteo, IL 60950. Email: <karsfest@gmail.com>; <http://www.w9az.com>. (Talk-in 146.94- [PL 107.2]; exams)

VAN WERT, OHIO — Van Wert Amateur Radio Club 25th Annual Van Wert Hamfest July 22 at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds. Contact: Louis Thomas, WD8LLO, (419) 238-2812;. <http://www.w8fy.org/hamfest. html>. (Talk-in 146.850)

WEST FRIENDSHIP, MARYLAND — Baltimore Radio Amateur Television Society Maryland Hamfest and Computer Fest July 22 at the Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Howard County Fair Road. Contact: BRATS, P.O. Box 5915, Baltimore, MD 21282; e-mail: <hamfest@bratsatv.org>; <http://www.bratsatv.org>. (Exams, pre-registration required by calling 301-572-5124 between 6 and 9 p.m.)

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA — Central Oklahoma Radio Amateurs Ham Holiday 2012 at the Biltmore Hotel/Conference Center. Information: CORA website: <www.HamHoliday.org>. (Talk-in 146.925– offset PL 141.3; exams)

COLFAX, WASHINGTON — Kamiak Butte Amateur Repeater Association Camp Out & Annual Meeting July 27–29 at the Boyer Park & Marina. Contact: Betsy, N7WRQ, (509) 448-5821; e-mail: <n7wrq@aol.com>. (Talk-in 146.74– or 146.520 simplex)

CLEAR LAKE, SOUTH DAKOTA — Deuel County Amateur Radio Club Hamfest 2012 July 28 at the city park in Clear Lake. Contact: Deuel County ARC, P.O. Box 427, Clear Lake, SD 57226; e-mail: <dcarc@w0gc.org>; <http://www.w0gc.org>. (Talk-in 444.950 [PL 136.5] or 444.300 [PL 136.5]; exams)

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA — Central Oklahoma Radio Amateurs, Inc. Ham Holiday 2012 July 27–28 at the Biltmore Hotel and Conference Center, 401 South Meridian Avenue. E-mail: <vicepresident@hamholiday.org>; <http://www.HamHoliday.org>. (Talk-in 146.925– [PL 141.3]; exams)

WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA — Western Carolina Amateur Radio Society Hamfest July 28 at the Haywood County Fairgrounds. Contact: WCARS, P.O. Box 1488, Asheville, NC 28802; (828) 298-6685; <http://www.wcars.org>. (Talk-in 146.910- [PL 91.5)] or 147.390+ [PL 94.8]; exams)

ANGOLA, INDIANA — Land of Lakes Amateur Radio Club Angola Hamfest August 4 at the Steuben County 4-H Fairgrounds. Contact Sharon Brown, WD9DSP, (260) 475-5897. (Talk-in 147.18+ [PL 131.8]).

COLUMBUS, OHIO — Voice of Aladdin Amateur Radio Club, W8FEZ & Ohio Section-ARRL Columbus Hamfest & ARRL Ohio State Convention August 4 at the Aladdin Shrine Center, 3850 Stelzer Road. Website: <http://www.aladdinshrine.org/fraternal/hamfest.php> or <http://arrl-ohio.org>. (Talk-in 146.970 [PL 123.0]; exams)

TRUMANSBURG, NEW YORK — Tompkins County Amateur Radio Association Ithaca Hamfest 2012 August 4 at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds. Contact: Bill Klinko, KC2OYN, (607) 738-4694. E-mail: <whk2@cornell.edu>. (Talk-in 146.97- [PL 103.5]; exams)

PEOTONE, ILLINOIS — Hamfesters Amateur Radio Club 78th Annual Hamfest August 5 at the Will County Fairgrounds. Contact Kerry Nelson, AA9SB, (708) 335-4574; e-mail: <kw_nelson@earthlink.net>; <http://bit.ly/J0dEHK>. (Talk-in 146.52 simplex; exams)

PORTLAND, OREGON — Willamette Valley DX Club 2012 Pacific Northwest DX Convention fAugust 3–5 at the Monarch Hotel and Conference Center. Contact Al Rovner, K7AR, <k7ar@arrl.net>; <http://www.wvdxc.org/dxconvention>.

BERRYVILLE, VA — Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club 62nd Annual Berryville Hamfest and Computer Show August 5 at the Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds. Contact: Dave Adsit, (540) 303-7055. Email: <hamfest2012@comcast.net>; <http://www.w4rkc.org/hamfest>. (Talk-in 146.82-; exams, noon registration)

QUINCY, ILLINOIS — Western Illinois Amateur Radio Club Ham Radio and Computer Swapfest August 11 at the Eagles Alps, 3737 North 5th Street. Contact: Danny Pease, (217) 430-2046; e-mail: <ng9r@arrl.net>; <http://www.w9awe.org>. (Talk-in 147.030 +600 [CTCSS 103.5]; exams)

SAINT ALBANS, VERMONT — Saint Albans Amateur Radio Club STARC 2012 Summer Hamfest August 11 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars – Post 758, 353 Lake Street. (Exams, Tech only)

ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS — Northern Berkshire Amateur Radio Club NoBARC Hamfest August 12 at Bowe Field in the Adams Agricultural Fair Grounds off Route 8. E-mail: <hamfest@nobarc.org>. (Talk-in 146.910 [PL 162.2]; exams 9 a.m.)



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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