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CQ Announcements: August 2014

AUSTIN, TEXAS — The Austin Summerfest 2014 and the ARRL Texas State Convention will be held from Friday, August 1 through Saturday, August 2 at the Crowne Plaza. Website: < http://www.austinsummerfest.org >. Talk-in 146.94 (PL 107.2). VE exams.

ANGOLA, INDIANA — The Land of Lakes Amateur Radio Club will hold the Angola Hamfest Saturday, August 2 at the Angola Community Church of the Nazarene. Contact: Sharon Brown, WD9DSP, (260) 475-5897. Email: < kc9qdo@arrl.net >. Talk-in 147.18+ (PL 131.8).

CARLINVILLE, ILLINOIS — The Macoupin County Amateur Radio Club will hold the West Central Illinois Hamfest Saturday, August 2 at the Macoupin County Fairgrounds. Contact: Jim Pitchford, N9LQF, (217) 854-3352. Email: < james@royell.org >. Talk-in 444.250 (PL 103.5). VE exams.

EMERSON, IOWA — The Heartland Hams Amateur Radio Club will hold its annual Hamfest Saturday, August 2 at the Indian Creek Historical Society Building. Contact: Don Brown, WØAF, (712) 526-2080. Email: < w0af@arrl.net >. Talk-in 145.290.

ESCANABA, MICHIGAN — The Delta County Amateur Radio Society will hold the U.P. Hamfest Saturday, August 2 at the Bay de Noc Community College – Joseph Heiman University Center. Contact: John Amderson < wd8rth@dcars.org >. Website: <http://dcars.org/u-p-hamfest>. Talk-in 147.15+ (PL 100).

FAIRBANKS, ALASKA — The Arctic Amateur Radio Club will hold its 2014 Hamfest Saturday, August 2 at the Associated General Contractors of Alaska Building. Contact: Sterling W. Muth, 912 N. STOL Drive, North Pole, Alaska 99705. Phone: (907) 347-0265. Website: < http://www.kl7kc.com >. VE exams.

TRUMANSBURG, NEW YORK — The Tompkins County Amateur Radio Association will hold the Annual Ithaca Hamfest Saturday, August 2 at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds. Email: < ithac-ahamfest@gmail.com >. Website: < http://tcara-ny.org/hamfest >. Talk-in 146.940-. 146.970-, or 449.025-. VE exams.

VINTON, VIRGINIA — The Roanoke Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold the Roanoke Hamfest 2014 Saturday, August 2 at the William Byrd High School. General contact: Tom Wilcox, W4TKW, (540) 772-0907. Email: < w4tkw@cox.net >. Website: < xhttp://www.w4ca.us >. Talk-in 146.985- (PL 107.2). VE exams.

BERRYVILLE, VIRGINIA — The Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club, Inc. will hold the 64th Annual Berryville Hamfest Sunday, August 3 at the Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds. Contact: John Cottrell, WD4GEK, or Elizabeth Cottrell, W4EHC, (540) 436-3818. Email: < berryvillehamfest@gmail.com >. Website: < http://www.w4rkc.org >. Talk-in 146.82-. VE exams.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA — The Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfest 2014 Sunday, August 3 at the Teamster’s Hall. Contact: Dave Wilson, KBØDW, (319) 393-3776. Email: <krk9840@msn.com >. Website: < http://cvarc.rf.org >. Talk-in 146.745 or 146.520 simplex. VE exams.

PEOTONE, ILLINOIS — The Hamfesters Radio Club will hold its 80th Annual Hamfest Sunday, August 3 at the Will County Fairgrounds. General contact: Kerry Nelson, AA9SB, 3404 Hazel Lane, Hazel Crest, IL 60429. Phone: (708) 335-4574 or (708) 501- 0238. Email: < kw_nelson@earthlink.net >. Website: <http://www.hamfesters.org >. Talk-in 146.52 simplex. VE exams.

FORT PIERCE, FLORIDA — The Fort Pierce Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2014 Fort Pierce Hamfest Saturday, August 9 at the Indian River State College-KSU Student Union Center. Website: < http://fparc.weebly.com >. Talk-in 147.345 (PL 107.2). VE exams.

VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON — The Young Ladies Radio League will hold its YLRL 2014 Convention and 75th Anniversary Thursday, August 7 through Saturday, August 9 at the Heathman Lodge. Contact: Barbara Yasson, < ac7uh@arrl.net>. Website: < http://www.ylrl.org >.

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO — The Duke City Hamfest and ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Convention will be held Friday, August 8 to Sunday, August 10 at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town. Contact: Bill Ripley, KY5Q, (505) 503-7491. Email: < ky5q@arrl.net >. Website: < http://www.dukecityhamfest.org >. Talk-in 144.33- (PL 100) or 444.0+ (PL 100). VE exams.

HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA — The Tri-State Amateur Radio Association, Inc. will hold its 52nd Annual Hamfest Saturday, August 9 at the Christ Temple Church Health and Life Center. Contact: John Davis, KB8TGK, 130 Township Road 1252, Proctorville, OH 45669. Phone (304) 412-2355. Email: <kb8tgk@gmail.com>. Talk-in 146.76- (PL 131.8). VE exams.

ONALASKA, WISCONSIN — The Riverland Amateur Radio Club will hold its Annual Swapfest Saturday, August 9 at the Onalaska Omni Center. Contact: Greg Miller, KA9FOZ, Riverland ARC, P.O. Box 621, Onalaska, WI 54650. Phone: (608) 792-7841. Email: <gmiller@centurytel.net>. Talk-in 146.97 (PL 131.8). VE exams.

SHREVEPORT, LUISIANA — The Shreveport Amateur Radio Association will hold the Shreveport Hamfest Saturday, August 9 at the Red Cross Building. Shreveport ARA, P.O. Box 37632, Shreveport, LA 71133-7632. Email: < hamfest@k5sar.com >. Website: <http://k5sar.com>.

DANVILLE, ILLINOIS — The Vermilion County Amateur Radio Association will hold the 2014 East Central Illinois Hamfest Saturday, August 16 at The Edge. Contact: Francis Dearth, KC9KZB, (217) 446-0215. Email: < fldearth@comcast.net >. Talk-in 146.820- (PL 88.5). VE exams.

HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA — The Huntsville Hamfest will be held Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17 at the Van Braun Civic Center. Exhibitors and dealers contact: Charlie Emerson, N4OKL, 8003 Craigmont Road, S.W., Huntsville, AL 35802. Phone:  (256)  882-9137.  Email: < n4okl@arrl.net >. Website: < http://www.hamfest.org >. Talk-in 146.94 or 147.30. VE exams.

VACOUVER, WASHINGTON — The Clark County Amateur Radio Club will hold the Clark County Ham Fair Saturday, August 16 at the Salmon Creek American Legion Hall. Contact: Don Parvin, KG7FEN, <clarkcountyhamfair@w7aia.org>. Website: < http://www.w7aia.org >.Talk-in 147.240 (PL 94.8). 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, August 17 at the Albany Street Garage. 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).

CORTLAND, OHIO — The Warren Amateur Radio Asso- ciation will hold its annual Hamfest/Computer Show Sunday, August 17 at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds. Contact: Jacqueline Williams, N8JMW, P.O. Box 809, Warren, OH 44482. Phone (440) 636-2806. Email: < warrenhamfest@gmail.com >.Website: < http://www.w8vtd.com >. Talk-in 146.970- (PL 100) or 443.000+. VE exams.

GOLDEN, COLORADO — The Denver Radio Club will hold the Denver Hamfest 2014 Sunday, August 17 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.  Contact: Bryan Steinberg, KBØA, (303) 987-9596. Email: < drcfest@w0tx.org >. Website: < http://www.w0tx.org >. Talk-in 145.490- or 448.625- (PL 100). VE exams.

JOPLIN, MISSOURI — The Joplin Amateur Radio Club will hold the Joplin Hamfest Friday, August 22 and Saturday, August 23 at The Joplin Convention & Trade Center. Contact: JARC, P.O. Box 2983, Joplin MO 64803-2983. Phone: (417) 437-9547. Website: < http://www.joplin-arc.org >. VE exams

BARABOO, WISCONSIN — The Yellow Thunder Amateur Radio Club, Inc. will hold the Circus City Hamfest Saturday, August 23 at the Badger Steam & Gas Engine Property. Contact Tom Harrison, N9PQJ, (608) 963-0762. Email: < n9pqj@yellowthunder.org >. Website: < http://www.yellowthunder.org >. Talk- in 147.315+ (PL 123). VE exams.

FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA — The Cape Fear Amateur Radio Society will hold the 16th Annual Ole Fashioned CFARS SwapFest Saturday, August 23 at the Cumberland County Shrine Club. Contact: David, KR4OE, (910) 425-8003. Email: < n4ughpat@aol.com >. Website: < http://www.cfarsnc.org >. Talk-in 146.910- (PL 100). VE exams.

LEBANON, TENNESSEE — The Short Mountain Repeater Club will hold the Cedars of Lebanon 34th Annual Hamfest and Emergency Expo Saturday, August 23 at the Cedars of Lebanon State Park. Contact: SMRC, P.O. Box 330914, Murfreesboro, TN 37133. Phone: (615) 787-7672. Website: < http://smrclub.com >. Talk-in 146.910-. VE exams.

STOW, OHIO — The Cuyahoga Falls Amateur Radio Club will hold the 6th Annual Tailgate Hamfest Sunday, August 24 at the Robert Pinn Armory. Email: < tailfest2014@cfarc.org >. Website: < http://cfarc.org >.

ALAMOGORDO, NEW MEXICO — The Alamogordo Amateur Radio Club will hold its 30th Annual Hamfest Saturday, August 30 at the Otero County Fairgrounds. Contact: Rick Norton, KB7SQF, (575) 491-4290. Website: < http://www.qsl.net/k5lrw/ >. Talk-in 146.800- (PL 100). VE exams.

SHELBY, NORTH CAROLINA — The Shelby Amateur Radio Club will hold the 58th Annual Shelby Hamfest and ARRL North Carolina State Convention Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31 at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds. Contact: SARC, P.O. Box 2206, Shelby, NC 28151-2206. Phone: (980) 295-5151. Email: < chairman@shelbyhamfest.org >. Website: < http://www.shelbyhamfest.org >. Talk-in 146.880-. VE 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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