CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA — Charleston Amateur Radio Society,
Inc. 40th Annual Charleston Hamfest and Computer Show & ARRL 2013
State Convention, February 2 at the Armory Park Community Center. Contact:
Jenny Myers, WA4NGV, 2630 Dellwood Ave., N. Charleston, SC 29405-6814;
phone: (843) 747-2324; e-mail: <email@example.com>; website: <http://www.wa4usn.org>. (Talk-in 146.790-, 146.940- (PL 123), or 147.045+ (PL
103.5); VE exams begin at 1 p.m.)
MIAMI, FLORIDA — The Dade Radio Club of Miami Miami Hamfest and
Tropical Hamboree February 1 & 2 at the Miami-Dade Fair Expo Center.
Contact: Dade Radio Club of Miami, Inc., P.O. Box 452253, Miami, FL 33245-
2253; phone (305) 590-8523; e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; website:
<http://miamihamfest.net>. (Talk-in 147.00 -600 or 146.925 -600 [PL 94.8];
VE exams 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday)
NEGAUNEE, MICHIGAN — Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association Winter
Swap-meet February 2 at the Negaunee Township Hall. Contact: John,
N8RSE, <email@example.com>. (Talk-in 147.27 [PL 100]).
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA — Richmond Amateur Telecommunications
Society (RATS) Frostfest 2013&ARRL Virginia State Convention February
2 at the Richmond Raceway Complex. Call (804) 657-7038 for exhibit booth
pricing. Contact: Rob Marshall, KI4MCW, phone (804) 657-7038; e-mail:
<firstname.lastname@example.org>; website: <http://www.frostfest.com>. (VE exams)
ELYRIA, OHIO — Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society Winter Hamfest
& Computer Show February 3 at the VFW Post 1079. Contact: Darlene
Ohman, KA8VTS, phone (216) 398-8858 before 11 p.m. EST; e-mail:
<email@example.com>; website: <http://www.noars.net>. (Talk-in
146.70 [PL 110.9])
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA — Washington Amateur Communications,
Inc. (WACOM) will air Special Event Station W3C from 1500 to 2100
UTC Wednesday, February 6 to Sunday, February 10 in conjunction with the
Washington County Sportsman Show. Frequencies include 21.250, 18.130,
14.260, 7.120 MHz. QSL to Bill Steffey, NY9H, 401 Bells Lake Rd., Radio Hill,
Prosperity, PA 15329. Website: <http://www.wacomarc.org>.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA — Orlando Amateur Radio Club will hold the 67th
Annual HamCation® Amateur Radio and Computer Show and ARRL
South Eastern Convention February 8–10 at the Central Florida Fairgrounds.
Special Event Station K4H will be on the air during HamCation®. Contact:
Orlando HamCation, P.O. Box 547811, Orlando, FL 32485-7811; phone:
(407) 841-0874; e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; website: <http://www.hamcation.com>. (Talk-in 146.760 -600, 147.015 +600 (PL 103.5), and
146.570 -600 D-Star; VE exams Saturday for attendees who pre-register)
YUMA, ARIZONA — Yuma Amateur Radio Hamfest Organization and the
Amateur Radio Council of Arizona 9th Annual Yuma Hamfest & ARRL 2013
Arizona State Convention February 15–16 at the Yuma County Fairgrounds.
E-mail: <email@example.com>; website: <http://www. yumahamfest.org>.
(Talk-in 146.840- [PL 88.5]).
BROWNSBURG, INDIANA — Hendricks County Amateur Radio Society
Second Annual Brownsburg Indiana Hamfest February 16 at the American
Legion Post 331. Contact Wayne Fox, KE9P, phone: (317) 204-2725; e-mail:
<firstname.lastname@example.org>; website: <http://www.hcars.org>. (Talk-in
HOXIE, ARKANSAS — Lawrence County Amateur Radio Club, Inc. 2013
Winterfest February 16 at the Hoxie (Community) Service Center. Contact:
Glendal Floyd, W5WEC, 104 North Larkspur Lane, Walnut Ridge, AR 72476;
phone: (870) 886-1360; e-mail: <email@example.com>; website:
<http://www.w5wra.org>. (Talk-in 147.045/645; VE exams at 11 a.m.)
LIVONIA, MICHIGAN — Livonia Amateur Radio Club 42nd Annual Swap-
N-Shop February 17 at the Civic Park Senior Center. Contact: Livonia ARC,
P.O. Box 51532, Livonia, MI 48151-0532; phone: (734) 941-5043; e-mail:
<firstname.lastname@example.org>; website: <http://www.livoniaarc.com>. (Talk-in 145.35 [PL
100] or 146.52)
MANSFIELD, OHIO — Intercity Amateur Radio Club, Inc. Mid-Winter
Hamfest & Computer Show, February 17 at the Richland County Fairgrounds.
Contact: Danny Bailey, KB8STK, 70 Euclid Street, Shiloh, OH 44878.; phone
(after 3 p.m.); (419) 896-3603; website: <http://hamfest.w8we.org>. (Talk-in
146.94 [PL 71.9]; VE exams begin 1 p.m.)
NEW PROVIDENCE, NEW JERSEY — New Providence Amateur Radio
Club (NPARC) Auction 7 p.m., Friday, February 22, New Providence Municipal
Center. Contact: Dr. Barry Cohen, K2JV, <email@example.com>. Website:
<http://www.nparc.org/auction.htm>. (Talk-in 147.255 [PL 141.3])
GEORGIA, WASHINGTON – Special Event Station WS7G to celebrate
George Washington's birthday, 1101Z February 22 through 0220Z February
23 on SSB 3.880, 14.250, 18.135 ±QRM. QSL for QSL and SASE to address
DALTON, GEORGIA — Dalton Amateur Radio Club Dalton Hamfest,
February 23 at the North Georgia Fairgrounds. Vendor contact: Tom
Maheny, NS4U, 3–8 p.m. phone (706) 299-4859; e-mail:
<firstname.lastname@example.org>; website: <http://www.daltonhamfest.net/about.html>. (Talk-in 145.230-; VE exams begin at 1 p.m.)
LaPORTE, INDIANA — LaPorte County Amateur Radio Club will hold
its Cabin Fever Hamfest, February 23 at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium.
Contact: LPCARC, P.O. Box 148, Michigan City, IN 46361. Vendor contact:
John Rozinski (219) 380-9684; e-mail: <email@example.com>; website:
<http://www.lpcarc.org/hamfest>. (Talk-in 146.610 [PL 131.8]; VE exams
begin at 8 a.m.)
ORANGE, TEXAS — The Orange Amateur Radio Club Orange
Hamfest 2013 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., February 23 at the VFW Post 2775
Hall, 5303 16th Street; website: <http://www.qsl.net/w5nd/>.
SOUTH BURLINGTON, VERMONT — Radio Amateurs of Northern
Vermont (RANV) HAM-CON The Vermont Ham Radio Convention,
February 23 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. Special Event Station
W1V will operate during show hours. Contact: RANV afternoon and
evening, (802) 879-6589; e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; website:
<http://www.ranv.org/hamcon.html>. (Talk-in 145.15 -600; VE exams
begin at 1 p.m.)
ANNANDALE, VIRGINIA — Vienna Wireless Society Winterfest!
The National Capital Area Ham Radio Fair, February 24 at the Northern
Virginia Community College, Annandale Campus. Vendor contact: Doug,
AK4AO, (703) 698-6158; e-mail: <email@example.com>.
General contact: Jack, AI4SV, phone: (314) 266-8426; e-mail:
<firstname.lastname@example.org>. Website: <http://www.viennawireless.org/winterfest.php>. (Talk-in 146.91)
CASTLE SHANNON, PENNSYLVANIA — Wireless Association of
South Hills Amateur Radio Club 18th Annual WASHfest 2013, February
24 at the Castle Shannon VFD Memorial Hall. Contact: Carol Danko,
KB3GMN, phone (412) 884-1466; e-mail: <email@example.com>. (Talkin
146.955- [PL 131.8])
Please submit hamfest and special event announcements at least three months in advance by e-mail to <firstname.lastname@example.org> or <email@example.com>, or by postal mail to: CQ Magazine, Attn: Hamfests (or Special Events), 25 Newbridge Rd., Hicksville, NY 11801. In addition, CQ’s sister publication WorldRadio Online has extensive information on hamfests and special event stations months in advance of the events; go to <www.worldradiomagazine.com>.