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CQ Announcements: July 2014

HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA — The Harrisburg Radio Amateurs’ Club will hold the 42nd Annual Firecracker Electronics Expo and Hamfest and the ARRL Eastern Pennsylvania Section Convention Saturday, July 5. General contact: Tim Lehman, KB3OZA, P.O. Box 453, Hummelstown, PA 17036. Phone: (717) 982-8550. Email: <kb3oza@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.w3uu.org>. Talk-in 146.16+ (PL 100). Special event station, W3W, and VE exams.

LEHMAN, PENNSYLVANIA — The Murgas Amateur Radio Club will hold the 35th Annual Wilkes-Barre Hamfest and Computerfest Sunday, July 6. Contact: Bill, KB3KUJ, (570) 510-1680 or Herb, K2LNS, (570) 829-2695. Website: <http://www.murgasarc.org>. Talk-in 146.61 (PL 82.5). VE exams.

DUNSEITH, NORTH DAKOTA — The 51st International Hamfest will be held Friday, July 11 and Saturday July 12. Contact: Richard Holder, VE4QK, P.O. Box 1011, Beausejour, Manitoba, Canada R0E 0C0. Phone: (204) 268-1702. Email: <ve4qk@mts.net>. Website: <http://www.mts.net/~holderr/ihf.htm>. VE exams.

MILTON, FLORIDA — The Milton Amateur Radio Club will hold the 19th Annual Ham Fest Friday, July 11 and Saturday, July 12. Contact: Milton ARC, P.O. Box 4072, Milton, FL 32570-4072. Phone (850) 390-1665. Talk-in 145.490 (PL 100). VE exams.

AUSTINTOWN, OHIO — The 20/9 Radio Club will hold the 20/9 Radio Club Tailgate/Hamfest 2014 Saturday, July 12. Contact 20/9 Radio Club, (330) 651-8420. VE exams.

CEDAR FALLS, IOWA — The Northeast Iowa Radio Amateur Association (WØMG) will hold WØMG Swap Meet 2014 Saturday, July 12. Email: <swapmeet2014@w0mg.net>. Website: <http://www.w0mg.net>. Talk-in 146.94– (PL 136.5).

ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA — The Wattsburg Wireless Association will hold the 13th Annual Northwest Pennsylvania Hamfest Saturday, July 12. Contact: NW PA Hamfest, 9333 Tate Road, Room #114, Erie, PA 16509. Email: <hamfest@wattsburgwireless.us>. Website: <http://www.wattsburg-wireless.us>. Talk-in 147.315. VE exams.

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA — The Indianapolis Radio Club will hold the 44th Indianapolis Hamfest and Communications Expo Saturday, July 12. Contact: Indianapolis Hamfest, P.O. Box 1672, Noblesville, IN 46061. Phone: (317) 261-6658. Website: <http://www.indyhamfest.com>. Talk-in 146.76–. VE exams.

KIMBERTON, PENNSYLVANIA — The Mid-Atlantic Radio Club will hold the Valley Forge Hamfest and Computer Fair Saturday, July 12. Contact: MARC, P.O. Box 557, Fagleville, PA 19408. Email: <hamfest-info@marc-radio.org>. Website: <http://www.marc-radio.org>. Talk-in 145.13– or 147.06+ (PL 131.8). VE exams.

NORTH BEND, NEBRASKA — The Pioneer Amateur Radio Club will hold its 17th Annual Flea Market Saturday, July 12. Contact: Rich Mehaffey, KBØARZ, 230 W. 11th Street, North Bend, NE 68649-4011. Phone (402) 652-3410. Email: <4randjme@futuretk.com>. Website: <http://www.k0jfn.com>. Talk-in 146.67–. VE exams.

OAK CREEK, WISCONSIN — The South Milwaukee Amateur Radio Club Inc., will hold its Swapfest ’14 Saturday, July 12. Contact: Robert (414) 764-3871. Email: <wb9tik@arrl.net>. Talk-in 146.52 simplex.

SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA — The Minnesota Amateur Group of Independent Communicators will hold its 11th Annual Magic Repeater Yard Sale Saturday, July 12. Contact: George, NØSBU, <n0sbu@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.magicrepeater.net>. Talk-in 145.170– (PL 100).

SALISBURY, NORTH CAROLINA — The Rowan Amateur Radio Society will hold the 29th Annual Firecracker Hamfest Saturday, July 12. Contact: Ralph Brown, WB4AQK, (704) 636-5902. Email: <rkbrown5902@bellsouth.net>. Website: <http://www.rowanars.org.> Talk-in 145.41 (PL 136.5) or 146.52. VE exams.

TEXAS CITY, TEXAS — The Tidelands Amateur Radio Society will hold Hamfest 2014 Saturday, July 12. Contact: Tidelands Amateur Radio Society, P.O. Box 73, Texas City, TX 77592. Email: <aa5op@yahoo.com>. Talk-in 147.14 (PL 167.9) or 442.025 (PL 103.5). VE exams.

AURORA, ILLINOIS — The Fox River Radio League will hold its Hamfest Sunday, July 13. Contact: Dawn Williams, KC9LQS, (630) 531-1670. Email: <hamfest@frrl.org>. Website: <http://www.frrl.org>. Talk-in 147.210+ (PL 103.5). VE exams.

CICERO, NEW YORK — The Radio Amateurs of Greater Syracuse will hold the RAGS 2014 Hamfest Sunday, July 13. Contact: Roger Hamilton, WA2AEW, <hamfest@ragsclub.org>. Website: <http://www.ragsclub.org>. Talk-in 146.91– (PL 103.5). VE exams.

AUGUSTA, NEW JERSEY — The Sussex County Amateur Radio Club will hold the 35th Annual SCARC Hamfest Sunday, July 13. Contact: Dan Carter, N2ERH, 8 Carter Lane, Branchville, NJ 07826. Phone: (973) 948-6999. Email: <hamfest@scarcnj.org>. Website: <http://www.sussexhamfest.org>. Talk-in 147.30+ (PL 151.4). VE exams.

HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT — The American Radio Relay League will hold its ARRL National Centennial Convention 2014 from Thursday, July 17 through Sunday, July 19. Contact: ARRL, 225 Main Street, Newington, CT 06111. Phone: (860) 594-0200. Email: <expo@arrl.org>. Website: <http://www.arrl.org>.

WILLIAMS, ARIZONA — The Amateur Radio Council of Arizona and the City of Williams will hold the 2014 ARCA/Williams Hamfest and ARRL Arizona State Convention Thursday, July 17 to Sunday, July 20. Contact: ARCA, (602) 881-ARCA (2722). Website: <http://www.arca-az.org>. Talk-in 146.78- (PL 91.5). VE exams.

ESSEX, MONTANA — The 80th Annual Glacier-Waterton International Peace Park Hamfest will be held Friday, July 18 through Sunday, July 20. Contact: Hamfest Registrar, P.O. Box 1763, Great Falls, MT 59403. Website: <http://www.gwhamfest.org>. VE exams.

ALEXANDER, NEW YORK — The Lancaster Amateur Radio Club, Inc. will hold the Batavia Hamfest Saturday, July 19. Contact: Luke, N2GDU, (716) 481-5747. Talk-in 147.285 (PL 141.3). VE exams.

ALLISON PARK, PENNSYLVANIA — The North Hills Amateur Radio Club will hold its 29th Annual Hamfest Saturday, July 19. Contact: John Fowler, KB3YBS, 200 Lee Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Phone: (412) 366-3133 or (412) 496-3720. Email: <johnr.fowler@gmail.com>. Website: <http://www.nharc.org>. Talk-in 147.090 (PL 88.5). VE exams.

ATHENS, TENNESSEE — The McMinn County Amateur Radio Club, Inc. will hold the 10th Annual MCRAC Hamfest Saturday, July 19. Contact: MCARC (423) 263-1989. Email: <kg4fzr@yahoo.com>. Website: <http://www.mcminnarc.com>. Talk-in 147.060– (PL 141.3) or 145.150– (PL 141.3).

CARY, NORTH CAROLINA — The Cary Amateur Radio Club will hold the Annual Cary NC Mid-Summer Swapfest Saturday, July 19. Email: <n4nc@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.qsl.net/n4nc>. VE exams.

ELYRIA, OHIO — The Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society will hold NOARSFEST 2014 Saturday, July 19. Contact: NOARS Hamfest Committee, 161 Herrmann Drive, Avon Lake, OH 44012. Darlene Ohman, KA8VTS, (216) 398-8858 (before 11 p.m.) Email: <noarsfest@noars.net>. Website: <http://noars.net>.

FRANKFORT, NEW YORK — The Utica Amateur Radio Club, Inc. will hold Radiocom 2014 Hamfest and Computer Fair Saturday, July 19. Contact: Bob Decker, AA2CU, (315) 797-6614. Email: <tbd2626@yahoo.com>. Website: <http://www.uticaarc.com>. Talk-in 146.76–. VE exams.

NORTH BEND, OREGON — The Coos County Radio Club will hold its Annual Hamfest and Swapmeet Saturday, July 19. Contact: Zane Albertson, WA7OXM, Coos County Radio Club, P.O. Box 698, Coos Bay, OR 97420. Phone: (541) 404-6908. Email: <zane.albertson@gmail.com>. Talk-in 146.610– (PL 110.9) or 147.280+ (PL 146.2). VE exams.

OTTUMWA, IOWA — The Ottumwa Amateur Radio Club will air special event station, W4H, from 0400 to 1000 UTC, Saturday, July 19. Frequencies include 14.250 and 7.250. QSL a #10 SASE to Paul Cartwright – W4H, 8431 215th Avenue, Blakesburg, IA 52536. Website: <http://w4h.wa0dx.org>.

SLIDELL, LOUISIANA — The Ozone Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2014 Slidell EOC Hamfest Saturday, July 19.Contact: Paul Strickland, WB9SUG, (985) 373-8093. Email: <hamfest@w5sla.net>. Talk-in 147.270+ (PL 114.8). VE exams.

WARRENSBURG, MISSOURI — The Warrensburg Area Amateur Radio Club, Inc. will hold the Warrensburg Hamfest Saturday, July 19. Contact: Ken Smith, (660) 441-0007. Email: <hamfest@waarci.org>. Website: <http://www.waarci.org>. Talk-in 146.880 (PL 107.2). VE exams.

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — The Harvard Wireless Club, MIT Electronics Research Society, MIT UHF Repeater Association, and MIT Radio Society will hold the monthly Flea at MIT Sunday, July 20. Contact: MIT Radio Society, W1GSL, P.O. Box 397082, Cambridge, MA 02139-7082. Phone: (617) 253-3776 (9-5, Monday-Friday). Website: <http://www.swapfest.us>. Talk-in 146.52 or 449.725– (PL 114.8).

PEOTONE, ILLINOIS — The Kankakee Area Radio Society (W9AZ) will hold KARSFEST 2014, the 31st Annual Hamfest Sunday, July 20. Contact: Craig Cahan, N9FD, 7 Franklin Drive, Manteno, IL 60950. Phone: (815) 474-2237. Email: <karsfest@gmail.com>. Website: <http://www.w9az.com>. VE exams.

SOMERSET, PENNSYLVANIA — The Somerset County Amateur Radio Club will hold the Somerset County PA Hamfest Sunday, July 20. Contact: Stew, AK3J, (814) 444-0637. Email: <ak3j@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.k3smt.org>. Talk-in 147.195+ (PL 123) or 443.250+ (PL 123). VE exams.

VAN WERT, OHIO — The Van Wert Amateur Radio Club will hold the 27th Annual Van Wert Hamfest Sunday, July 20. Contact: Steve Kouts, WA8WKF, (419) 771-8152. Email: <secretary@w8fy.org>. Website: <http://w8fy.org>. Talk-in 146.850.

WASHINGTON, MISSOURI — The Zero Beaters Amateur Radio Club will hold the 52nd Annual Zero Beaters ARC Hamfest Sunday, July 20. Contact: Bruce Serbus <kd0kcf@sbcglobal.net>. Website: <http://www.zerobeaters.org>. Talk-in 147.24+. VE exams.

WEST FRIENDSHIP, MARYLAND — The Baltimore Radio Amateur Television Society will hold the Maryland Hamfest and Computer Fest Sunday, July 20. Email: <hamfest@bratsatv.org>. Website: <http://www.bratsatv.org>. VE exams.

AUSTIN, TEXAS — The Central States VHF Society will hold the 48th Annual CSVHFS Conference from Thursday, July 24 through Sunday, July 27. Website: <http://www.csvhfs.org>.

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA — The Central Oklahoma Radio Amateurs will hold Ham Holiday Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26. Contact: CORA, P.O. Box 1103, Nicoma Park, OK 73066. Vendors email: <vicepresident@hamholiday.org>. Website: <http://www.hamholiday.com>. Talk-in 146.82– (PL 151.4). VE exams.

CHEHALIS, WASHINGTON — The Chehalis Valley Amateur Radio Society will hold the 16th Annual Indoor/Outdoor Electronic Tailgate Swapmeet Saturday, July 26. Contact: John, (360) 273-5929. Email: <k7osk@boatanchor.com>. Website: <http://www.cvars.org>. Talk-in 146.07 (PL 110.9). or 146.52 simplex. VE exams.

COVINGTON, GEORGIA — The Newton County Radio Club will hold the 2014 Covington Hamfest Saturday, July 26. Contact: Del Davis, W4DEL, (404) 229-7555. Email: <w4del@att.net>. Website: <http://ncrcga.org>. Talk-in 146.925 (PL 88.5). VE exams.

LANSING, MICHIGAN — The Central Michigan Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2014 CMARC “Outdoor” Hamfest Saturday, July 26. Contact: Julie McLain, KB8ZXR, (517) 694-0812. Email: <kb8zxr@aol.com>. Talkin 145.390 (PL 100). Special event station, K8H, and VE exams.

MONUMENT, COLORADO — The Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association, Inc. will hold the PPRAA Ham Radio Megafest Saturday, July 26. Contact: PPRAA, P.O. Box 16521, Colorado Springs, CO 80935. Email: <megafest@ppraa.org>. Website: <http://ppraa.org>. Talk-in 146.970- (PL 100). VE exams.

WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA — The Western Carolina Amateur Radio Society (W4MOE) will hold its Hamfest Saturday, July 26. Contact: WCARS, P.O. Box 1488, Asheville, NC 28802. Website: <http://www.wcars.org>. Talk-in 146.910– (PL 91.5) or 147.390+ (PL 94.8). VE exams.

OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN — The Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club will air a special event station from 1500 to 0000 UTC daily, from Wednesday, July 30 to Sunday, August 3. Frequencies include 14.250, 7.250, 50.150 SSB. QSL a large SASE to FCARC AirVenture 2014, P.O. Box 2346. Appleton, WI 54912.


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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