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CQ Announcements: November 2015

NOVEMBER APPLETON, WISCONSIN — The Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club will hold its 2015 Swapfest Sunday, November 1 at the Monarch Gardens. Contact: Anthony Mach, AB9IO, 773 Yorkshire Road, Neenah, WI 54956. Phone: (920) 722-0482. Email: <hamfest@fcarc.us>. Talk-in 146.76 (PL 100). VE exams.


DAVENPORT, IOWA — The Davenport Radio Amateur Club will hold the 44th Annual Hamfest/Computer Show Sunday, November 1 at the Clarion Hotel. Contact: Kelly Lovely, W1HAM, 1261 Woodlawn Avenue, Clinton, IA 52732. Phone: (563) 321-7559. Email: <w1ham@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.arcsupport.com/drac/hamfest.html>. Talk-in 146.28+ (PL 77) or 146.10+.


TOMS RIVER, NEW JERSEY — The Jersey Shore Amateur Radio Society will hold the Hamfest by the Shore Sunday, November 1 at Riverwood Park. Contact: Darleen (732) 237-9448. Email: <jsars@gmail.com>. Website: <http://www.jsars.org>. Talk-in 146.910- (PL 127.3). VE exams.


WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA — The Washington Amateur Communications Inc. will hold the WACOM 2015 Hamfest Sunday, November 1 at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Contact: Bud Plants, N3TIR, (724) 350-6745. Email: <bud@n3tir.com>. Website: <http://www.wacomarc.org>. Talk-in 146.70 (PL 131.8). VE exams and card checking.


EUROPE — The Council of Europe Radio Amateur Club TP2CE and the Amateur Radio Operator's of Macedonia will honor the 20th anniversary of becoming a member of the Council of Europe by airing a joint special event station, Z38CE from Saturday, November 7 through Friday, November 13. QSL via F5LGF. Website: <http://www.tp2ce.eu>.


ENID, OKLAHOMA — The Enid Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2015 Enid Hamfest Saturday, November 7 at the Garfield County Fairgrounds (Hoover Building). Contact: Bill, W5EIY, (580) 716-4788. Email: <nokes3139@gmail.com>. Website: <http://www.enidarc.org>. Talk-in 145.290-. VE exams.


GEORGETOWN, OHIO — The Grant Amateur Radio Club will hold its 22nd Annual Hamfest Saturday, November 7 at the ABCAP Building. Contact: Rodney Crawford, WD8CTX, (937) 446-2338. Email: <wd8ctx@juno.com>. Talk-in 146.730.


LAKEWOOD, COLORADO — The 285 TechConnect Radio Club will hold its 2015 Fall TechFest Saturday, November 7 at the Lakewood Elks Club. Email: <techfest@centurylink.net>. Website: <http://www.na0tc.org>. Talk-in 147.225+ (PL 107.2)


LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA — The Alford Memorial Radio Club will hold the Stone Mountain Hamfest & Computer Expo Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds. Contact: Hamfest Chairman, (855) 786-8643. Fax: (678) 228-1885. Email: <hamfest@stonemountainhamfest.com>. Talk-in 146.760- (PL 107.2) or 145.450- (PL 107.2). VE exams.


MARANA, ARIZONA — The Oro Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfest Saturday, November 7 at the Marana Middle School. Email: <hamfest@tucsonhamradio.org>. Website: <http://www.tucsonhamradio.org>.


PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA — The Peace River Radio Association will hold its Fall Hamfest Saturday, November 7 at The Punta Gorda Boat Club. Contact: Bob Mayes, KC9DRY, <rmayes@iquest.net>. Website: <http://www.prra.club>. Talk-in 147.255+ or 442.925+. VE exams.


ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA — The North Fulton Amateur Radio Club and the Southeastern DX Club will hold HamJam 2015 Saturday, November 14 at the Metropolitan Club. Contact: Wes Lamboley, W3WL, <weslamb@aol.com> or Neil Foster, N4FN, <n4fn@nfarl.org>. Website: <http://hamjam.info>. Talk-in 145.47- (PL 100) or 146.52.


FORT WAYNE, INDIANA — The Allen County Amateur Radio Technical Society (ACARTS) will hold the 43rd Annual Fort Wayne Hamfest & Computer Expo and 2015 ARRL Indiana State Convention Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Exposition Center. Contact: ACARTS, P.O. Box 10342, Fort Wayne, IN 46851-0342. Phone: (260) 579-2196. Website: <http://www.fortwaynehamfest.com>. Talk-in 146.880-. VE exams.


NIXA, MISSOURI — The Nixa Amateur Radio Club will hold NARCFEST Saturday, November 14 at the Nixa Event Center. Contact: Larry Grinstaad, WAØJZK, (417) 887-8517. Email: <lgrinsta@hotmail.com>. Website: <http://nixahams.net>. Talk-in 147.015+ (PL 163.2). VE exams.


OAKLAND PARK, FLORIDA — The Broward Amateur Radio Club will hold the Cy Harris W4MAQ Memorial Free Flea Saturday, November 14 at the Collins Center. Contact: Tony Becker, KK4GUU, (954) 612-9303. Email: <tony@mcrsys.com>. Talk-in 146.910- (PL 110.9) or 146.790- (PL 88.5). VE exams and card checking.


PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA — The St. Petersburg Amateur Radio Club will hold SPARCFest Saturday, November 14 at the Freedom Lake Park. Contact: Clayton Parrott, KJ4RUS, (727) 215-8140. Email: <clayton_ parrott@yahoo.com>. Website: <http://www.sparc-club.org>. Talk-in 146.06+. VE exams.


BENSON, NORTH CAROLINA — The Johnston Amateur Radio Society will hold the 27th Annual JARSFEST at the American Legion Complex. Contact: JARS, P.O. Box 302, Benson, NC 27504. Phone: (919) 934-9623 or (919) 820-3498 (7-10 p.m.). Email: <jarsmember@yahoo.com>. Website: <http://jars.net>. Talk-in 147.270+ or 146.970-. VE exams.


MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA — The Montgomery Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2015 Montgomery Hamfest Saturday, November 21 at the Alcazar Shrine Temple. Contact: Fred Beatty, K8AJX, (334) 270- 0909. Website: <http://www.w4ap.org>. Talk-in 146.84-. VE exams.


FAIR LAWN, NEW JERSEY — The Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club will hold its Ham Radio Auction Friday, November 27 at the Fair Lawn Senior Center. Email: <w2npt@arrl.net> or <fairlawnres@yahoo.com>. Website: <http://www.flres.net>. Talk-in 145.470- (PL 107.2).


DECEMBER


BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The Amateur Radio Club of the National Electronics Museum will air special event station W2W daily from 1400-2100 UTC Friday, December 4 through Monday, December 7. Frequencies include 7.041, 7.241, 14.041, and 14.241 MHz. QSL a SASE to: ARCNEM: W2W-Pearl Harbor, P.O. Box 1693, MS 4015, Baltimore, MD 21203. Website: <http://ww-2.us>.


HARRISON TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN — The L'Anse Creuse Amateur Radio Club will hold its 43rd Annual Swap & Shop Sunday, December 6 at the L'Anse Creuse High School. Contact: LCARC Swap, 2855 Norton Lawn, Rochester, MI 48307. Email: <k8ro@arrl.net>. Website: <http://www.qsl.net/n8lc>. Talk-in 147.080+ (PL 100). VE exams.


JANUARY 2016


WAUKESHA, WISCONSIN — The West Allis Radio Amateur Club will hold its 44th Annual Midwinter Ham Radio, Computer, and Electronics Swapfest Saturday, January 9 at the Waukesha County Expo Center Arena. Contact: Phil Gural, W9NAW, (414) 425-3649. Website: <http://www.warac.org>. VE exams.


FORREST HLL, TEXAS — The Cowtown Amateur Radio Club will hold the Cowtown Hamfest and ARRL North Texas Section Convention Friday, January 15 and Saturday, January 16 at the Forest Hill Civic & Convention Center. Contact: Keith Vickers <vickersdc@aol.com>. Website: <http://www.cowtownhamfest.com>.


FORT MYERS, FLORIDA — The Fort Myers Amateur Radio Club will hold the Southwest Florida Hamfest and ARRL Southern Florida Section Convention Friday, January 15 and Saturday, January 16 at the Gulf Coast Church of Christ. Contact: FMARC, P.O. Box 061183, Fort Myers, FL 33906-1183. Phone: (941) 380-2483. Email: <w4lwz@arrl.net>. Website: <http://swflhamfest.info>. Talk-in 147.345 (PL 136.5). VE exams and card checking.


STRASBURG, OHIO — The Tusco Amateur Radio Club will hold its 26th Annual Hamfest Sunday, January 24 at 965 N. Wooster Avenue. Contact: Janice Green, KB8YDK, 32210 Norris Road, Tippecanoe, Ohio 44699. Phone: (740) 922-4454. Email: <k8wfn@tusco.net>. Website: <http://www.tuscoarc.org>. Talkin 146.730-.




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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