CQ Announcements: July 2013GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA — Adams County ARS Special Event Station, W3KGN, July 1–7, from 1400–2359 UTC to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Frequencies: 3.863, 7.1863, 14.263, and 145.63 (FM simplex). QSL to Perry Wood, 255 Chapel Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, with a 9- x 12-inch SASE to receive a commemorative certificate. Website: <http://www.w3kgn.org>.
ALLISON PARK, PENNSYLVANIA — North Hills ARC 28th Annual Hamfest, July 6 at the Parkwood Presbyterian Church. Contact: John Fowler, KB3YBS, 200 Lee Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15237; phone: (412) 366-3133 or (412) 496-3720; e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>. (Talk-in 147.090 [PL 88.5]; exams)
OAK CREEK, WISCONSIN — South Milwaukee Amateur Radio Club, Inc. Swapfest ’13, July 6 at the American Legion Post #434. Contact: Robert, (414) 764-3871; e-mail: <email@example.com>. (Talk-in 146.52)
SALISBURY, NORTH CAROLINA — Rowan ARS 28th Annual Firecracker Hamfest, July 6 at the Salisbury Civic Center.Contact: Rowan Amateur Radio Society, P.O. Box 593, Salisbury, NC 28145. Ralph Brown, WB4AQK, <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <http://www.rowanars.org>. (Talk-in 145.41 [PL 136.5] or 146.52; exams by W4VEC at 10 a.m.)
KIMBERTON, PENNSYLVANIA — Mid-Atlantic ARC Valley Forge Hamfest and Computer Fair, July 7 at the Kimberton Fire Co. Fairgrounds. General contact:
LEHMAN, PENNSYLVANIA — Murgas ARC 34th Annual Wilkes-Barre Hamfest & Computerfest, July 7 at the Lurne County Fair Grounds. Contact: Herb, K2LNS, (570) 829-2695 or Bill, KB3KUJ, (570) 510-1680. E-mail: <email@example.com>. Website: <http://www.qsl.net/k3ytl>. (Talk-in 146.61 [PL 82.5]; exams 10 a.m.)
WINDSOR LOCKS, CONNECTICUT — Ten-Ten International Net 2013 Convention, July 11–14 at the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley International Airport. To register online: <http://bit.ly/VXR3XG>; <http://www.ten-ten.org/con2013>.
ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA — Wattsburg Wireless Association & Union City Wireless Association 2013 NW Pennsylvania Hamfest, July 13 at the Greene Township Municipal Building. Contact: 2013 NW PA Hamfest, 9333 Tate Road, Room #114, Erie, PA 16509; e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>. (Exams)
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA — Indianapolis ARA Indianapolis Communications
MILTON, ONTARIO, CANADA — Burlington ARC 39th Annual Amateur Radio Festival and Flea Market, July 13 at the Milton Fairgrounds. Contact: Ontario Hamfest 2013, P.O. Box 85037, Burlington, ON, Canada L2R 4K3; general e-mail: <email@example.com>; <http://www.barc.ca>.
ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA — Minnesota Amateur Group of Independent Communicators (MAGIC) 10th Annual MAGIC Repeater Yard Sale, July 13 at 37 West Hatch Avenue. Website: <http://www.magicrepeater.net>. (Talk-in 145.170- [PL 100]).
TEXAS CITY, TEXAS — Tidelands ARS 26th Annual Texas City Hamfest, July 13 at the Doyle Convention Center, 2010 5th Avenue North. Contact: Tidelands ARS, P.O. Box 73, Texas City, TX 77592; <http://www.tidelands.org>. (Talk-in 147.14 [PL 167.9[ or 442.025 [PL 103.5[; exams)
AUGUSTA, NEW JERSEY — Sussex County ARC SCARC Hamfest, July 14 at the Sussex County Farm & Horse Show Fairgrounds,Contact: SCARC, P.O. Box 312, Augusta, NJ 07822; phone: (973) 948-6999; e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <http://www.scarcnj.org>. (Talk-in 147.300+ [PL 151.4]).
AURORA, ILLINOIS — Fox River Radio League Hamfest, July 14 at the Aurora Central Catholic High School. Contact: Dawn, KC9LQS, <hamfest@ frrl.org>; <http://www.frrl.org>. (Exams 10 a.m.)
CICERO, NEW YORK — Radio Amateurs of Greater Syracuse RAGS Hamfest, July 14 at the American Legion. Contact: RAGS, Box 88, Liverpool, NY 13088; phone: (315) 698-4558; e-mail: <email@example.com>; <http:// www.ragsclub.org>. (Talk-in 147.90-; exams 9:45 a.m.)
EAST GLACIER, MONTANA — 79th Annual Glacier-Waterton International Peace Park Hamfest, July 19–21 at the Glacier Meadow RV Park. Contact: Hamfest Registrar, P.O. Box 1763, Great Falls, MT 59403; <http://www.gwhamfest.org>. (Exams)
WILLIAMS, ARIZONA — Amateur Radio Council of Arizona & City of Williams 2013 ARCA/Williams Hamfest, July 19–20 at the Williams Rodeo Grounds. Contact: ARCA, (602) 881-2722; <http://www.arca-az.org>. (Talk-in 146.78- [PL 91.5]; exams)
CARY, NORTH CAROLINA — Cary ARC Cary Mid-Summer Swapfest, July 20 at the Harold Ritter Park. Contact: Cary Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 53, Cary, NC 27512; e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Website: <http://www.qsl.net/n4nc/>. exams
EL DORADO, KANSAS — WØVFW ARC special event station WØVFW, 0200 UTC July 20 to Sunday, July 21 to salute the Kansas Veterans and Family Reunion at El Dorado Lake. Frequencies: 3.865, 7.229, 14.265, 18.140 SSB. QSL with #10 SASE to Dwight Holtzen, N3ARU, 795 N. McComas Street, Wichita, KS 67203-4832; <http://www.ksvetsreunion.com>.
NORTH BEND, NEBRASKA — Pioneer ARC 16th Annual Flea Market, July 20 at the St. Charles Parish Center. Contact: Rich Mehaffey, KBØARZ, 230 West 11th Street, North Bend, NE 68649-5007; phone: (402) 652-3410; e-mail: <email@example.com>; <http://www.k0jfn.com>. (Talk-in 146.67; exams 10 a.m..
SLIDELL, LOUISIANA — The Ozone Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2013 Slidell EOC Hamfest, July 20 at the John Slidell Park Gymnasium. Contact: Slidell Hamfest c/o OARC, P.O. Box 553, Slidell, LA 70459. Ron Riviere, WB5CXJ, (985) 640-5858; e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <http://www.w5sla.net>. (Talk-in 147.27+ [PL 114.8[;]; exams)
WARRENSBURG, MISSOURI — Warrensburg Area Amateur Radio Club, Inc. Warensburg Hamfest, July 20 at the Y.E.S. Building. Contact: WAARCI, P.O. Box 1364, Warrensburg, MO 64093. Keith Raihala, NØVJ, (660) 864-1911; e-mail: <email@example.com>; <http://www.waarci.org>. (Talk-in 146.880 [PL 107.2]; exams 10 a.m..)
PEOTONE, ILLINOIS — Kankakee Area Radio Society 30th Annual Hamfest, KARSFEST 2013, Sunday, July 21 at the Will County Fairgrounds. Contact: Craig Cahan, N9FD, 7 Franklin Drive, Manteno, IL 60950; phone: (815) 474-2237; e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <http://www.w9az.com>. (Talk-in 146.94- [PL 107.2]; exams 8 to 10 a.m.) VAN WERT, OHIO —
The Van Wert Amateur Radio Club 26th Annual Van Wert Hamfest, July 21 at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds. Contact: Steve Kouts, WA8WKF, (419) 771-8152; e-mail: <email@example.com>; <http://www.w8fy.org>. (Talk-in 146.850)
WASHINGTON, MISSOURI — Zero Beaters ARC 51st Annual Zero Beaters ARC Hamfest , July 21 at the Washington Elks Hall. Contact: Bruce Serbus, <firstname.lastname@example.org>. (Talk-in 147.24+; exams)
WEST FRIENDSHIP, MARYLAND — Baltimore Radio Amateur Television Society (BRATS) annual BRATS Maryland Hamfest and Computer Fest, July 21 at the Howard County Fairgrounds . Contact: Ed Rosen, (312) 854-9273; e-mail: <email@example.com>; <http:// bratsatv.org/>. Talk-in 147.03+ or 224.96-; exams 8:30 a.m.)
ELK GROVE, ILLINOIS — Central States VHF Society 47th Annual Central States VHF Society Conference, July 25–28 at the Elk Grove Village Holiday Inn. To register, contact: Kermit Carlson, W9XA, 1150 McKee Street, Batavia, IL 60510; e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <http://www.csvhfs.org>.
CHEHALIS, WASHINGTON — Chehalis Valley ARS 15th Annual Pacific Northwest Indoor/ Outdoor Ham Radio Electronic Tailgate Swapmeet, July 27 at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, 2555 North National Avenue. Contact: John, (360) 273-5929; e-mail: <email@example.com>; <http://www.cvars.org>. (Talk-in 147.06 (PL 110.9) or 146.52; exams 10:30 a.m.)
CULLMAN, ALABAMA — Cullman ARC 7th Annual CARC Hamfest, July 27 at the McGukin Civic Center. Contact: CARC Hamfest, c/o Charles McBrayer, WB4PED, 614 6th Avenue SE, Cullman, AL 35055; phone: (256) 708-1000; <http://cullmanarc.webs.com/>. (Talk-in 145.310; exams 11a.m.)
LANSING, MICHIGAN — Central Michigan ARC 2013 CMARC “Outdoor” Hamfest, July 27 at the Holt Christian Church, 2424 South Washington Road. Special event station, K8H, will air from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Frequencies include 14.250, 21.325, and 147.420 simplex. QSL cards will be available. Contact: Julie McLain, KB8ZXR, (517) 694-0812. Email: <firstname.lastname@example.org>. (Talk-in 145.390 (PL 100); exams 10 a.m.)
MONUMENT, COLORADO — Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association, Inc. PPRAA Ham Radio Megafest , July 27 at the Lewis- Palmer High School. Contact: PPRAA, P.O. Box 16521, Colorado Springs, CO 80935; email: <email@example.com>; <http://ppraa.org/>. (Talk-in 146.970- [PL 100]; exams 10 a.m.)
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA — Central Oklahoma Radio Amateurs, Inc. Ham Holiday 2013, July 26–27 at the Bricktown Hotel and Conference Center. Contact: Central Oklahoma Radio Amateurs, Inc., P.O. Box 1103, Nicoma Park, OK 73066; Vendor e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <http://www.hamholiday.org>. (Talk-in 146.82- [PL151.4]; exams)
VALLEYFORD, WASHINGTON — Kamiak Butte Amateur Repeater Association KBARA 35th Annual Meeting and Picnic, July 27 at the Valleyford Park, 11300 E. Palouse Highway. Website: <http://www.kbara.org/>. (Exams 11 a.m.)
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA — Western Carolina ARS Hamfest, July 27 at the Haywood County Fairgrounds Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 at the door. IContact: WCARS, P.O. Box 1488, Asheville, NC 28802; <http://www.wcars.org>. Talk-in 146.910- [PL 91.5] or 147.390+ [PL 94.8]. (Exams)
RANDOLPH, OHIO — Portage ARC Hamfair 2013, July 28 at the Portage County Fairgrounds. Contact: Portage Amateur Radio Club, 9971 Diagonal Road, Mantua, OH 44255. Joanne Solak, KJ3O, (330) 274-8240; <http://www.portagearc.org>. (Talk-in 145.39-; exams)