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CQ Announcements: November 2016

November


BOURNE, MASSACHUSETTS — The Falmouth Amateur Radio Association will hold FARAFest Saturday, November 5 at the Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School. Website: <www.fakara.org>. VE exams.


CAMBRIDGE, OHIO — The Cambridge Amateur Radio Association will air special event station W8VP from 1900-2100 UTC Saturday, November 5. Frequencies include 7.235+/-. QSL a SASE to Cambridge Amateur Radio Association, P.O. Box 1804, Cambridge, OH 43725. Contact: Lyn Afman, N8IMW, (740) 872-3888.


ENID, OKLAHOMA — The Enid Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2016 Enid Hamfest Saturday, November 5 at the Garfield County Fairgrounds. Contact: Bill, W5EIY, (580) 716-4788. Email: <nokes3139@gmail.com>. Website: <www.enidarc.org>. Talk-in 145.290-. VE exams.


GEORGETOWN, OHIO — The Grant Amateur Radio Club will hold its 23rd Annual Hamfest Saturday, November 5 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 TechFest 2016 Saturday, November 5 at the Lakewood Elks Lodge. Contact: Roy Wall, KØREW, <techfest@na0tc.org>. Website: <www.na0tc.org>.


LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA — The Alford Memorial Radio Club will hold the Stone Mountain Hamfest Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds. Contact: AMRC Hamfest 2016, P.O. Box 1282, Stone Mountain, GA 30086. Phone: (855) 786-8643. Email: <hamfest@stonemountainhamfest.com>. Website: <www.stonemountainhamfest.com>. Talk-in 146.76 (PL 107.2). VE exams.


MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — The Milwaukee Repeater Club will hold its 32nd Annual Swapfest Saturday, November 5 at the Elks Lodge. Contact: Karen, KC9WQJ, (414) 578-0492. Email: <kc9wqj@gmail.com>. Website: <www.mrc91.org>. Talk-in 146.910- (PL 127.3).


NIXA, MISSOURI — The Nixa Amateur Radio Club will hold the NARCFEST Saturday, November 5 at the Nixa Event Center. Contact: Larry Grinstead, WAØJZK, <lgrinste@hotmail.com>. Website: <http://nixahams.net>. Talk-in 147.015+ (PL 162.2). VE exams.


APPLETON, WISCONSIN — The Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club will hold its 2016 Swapfest Sunday, November 6 at the Monarch Gardens. Contact: Anthony Mach, AB9IO, (920) 722-0482. Email: <hamfest@fcarc.us>. Website: <www.fcarc.us>. Talk-in 146.76 (PL 100). VE exams.


DAVENPORT, IOWA — The Davenport Radio Amateur Club will hold the 45th Annual DARC Hamfest & Computer Show Sunday, November 6 at the Davenport Hotel & Conference Center. Contact: Kelley Lovely, W1HAM, 1261 Woodlawn Avenue, Clinton, IA 52732. Phone: (563) 321-7559. Email: <w1ham@arrl.net>. Website: <www.arcsupport.com/drac/hamfest.html>. Talk-in 146.28+ (PL 77) or 146.10+ (PL 77).


WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA — The Washington Amateur Communications will hold the WACOM 2016 Hamfest Sunday, November 6 at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Contact: Bud Plants, N3TIR, (724) 350-6745. Email: <bud@n3tir.com>. Website: <www.wacomarc.org>. Talk-in 146.790 (PL 131.8). VE exams and DX card checking.


D'LBERVILLE, MISSISSIPPI — The Jackson County Amateur Radio Association, Inc. will hold the JCARA Hamfest Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12 at the St. Martin Community Center. Email: <k5moz@arrl.net>. Website: <www.jcmsara.com>.


CONWAY, SOUTH CAROLINA — The Grand Strand Amateur Radio Club will hold the Grand Strand BEACHFEST 2016 & Computer Expo Saturday, November 12 at the Old Pee Dee School. Contact: Edward Johnson (843) 458-3856. Email: <kf4eck@w4gs.org>. Website: <www.w4gs.org>. Talk-in 145.110 (PL 85.4). VE exams.


FORT WAYNE, INDIANA — The Allen County Amateur Radio Technical Society will hold the 2016 Fort Wayne Hamfest & Computer Expo and 2016 ARRL Indiana State Convention Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 13 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Contact: Ft. Wayne Hamfest & Computer Expo, P.O. Box 10342, Fort Wayne, IN 46851. Phone (260) 579-2196. Email: <tables@fortwaynehamfest.com>. Website: <www.fortwaynehamfest.com>. Talk-in 146.880-. VE exams and DXCC/WAS card checking.


HARAHAN, LOUISIANA — The Crescent City Amateur Radio Group will hold the New Orleans Ham Radio & Computer Flea Market Saturday, November 12 at the Lions Club Building. Contact: Joe Glorioso, N5OZG, 727 N. Atlanta Street, Metrairie, LA 70003. Phone: (504) 288-7084. Email: <joen5ozg@hotmail.com>. Talk-in 146.82+ (PL 114/8).


KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI — The Raytown Amateur Radio Club will hold the Raytown Club 2016 Hamfest Saturday, November 12 at the Ararat Shrine Temple. Contact: Dan, KCØVYT, (816) 674-8854. Email: <hamfest@kogq.com>. Talk-in 145.17-. VE exams.


MANITOWIC, WISCONSIN — The USS Cobia will air special event station NB9QV from 1400-2100 UTC Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 13 in honor of Veterans Day. Frequencies include 7.250 and 14.240. QSL to W6BSF. Website: <www.qrz.com/db/nb9qv>.


MARANA, ARIZONA — The Oro Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold the Oro Valley ARC Hamfest Saturday, November 12 at the Marana Middle School. Email: <hamfest@tucsonhamradio.org>. Website: <www.orovalleyhamfest.com>. Talk-in 146.620- (PL 156.7), 444.100+ (PL 156.7), or 147.0320- (PL 156.7). VE exams and card checking.


PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA — The St. Petersburg Amateur Radio Club will hold SPARCFest Saturday, November 12 at Freedom Lake Park. Contact: Ed Erny, NZ1Q, <vice-president@sparc-club.org>. Website: <www.sparc-club.org>. Talk-in 146.06+. VE exams.


MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA — The Montgomery Amateur Radio Club will hold the MARC Hamfest 2016 and 2016 ARRL Alabama State Convention Saturday, November 19 at the Alcazar Shrine Temple. Contact: Fred Beatty, K8AJX, (334) 270-0909. Email: <hamfest@w4ap.org>. Website: <www.w4ap.org>. Talk-in 146.84-. VE exams.


PALM HARBOR, FLORIDA — The Upper Pinellas Amateur Radio Club will hold its Fall Hamfest 2016 Saturday, November 19 at the Palm Harbor United Methodist Church. Website: <http://w4afc.com>. Talk-in 147.120 (PL 100). VE exams.


BENSON, NORTH CAROLINA — The Johnston Amateur Radio Society will hold the 28th Annual JARSFEST Sunday, November 20 at the American Legion Complex. Contact: JARS, Inc., P.O. Box 302, Benson, NC 27504. Phone: (919) 934-9623 or (919) 820-3498. Email: <jarsmember@yahoo.com>. Website: <www.jars.net>. Talk-in 147.270+ or 146.970-. VE exams.


FAIR LAWN, NEW JERSEY — The Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club will hold its Ham Radio Auction Friday, November 25 at the Fair Lawn Senior Center. Phone: (201) 791-3841. Email: <w2npt@arrl.net> or <fairlawnarc@gmail.com>. Website: <www.flarc.net>. Talk-in 145.470- (PL 107.2).


OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA — The Okeechobee Amateur Radio Club will hold the Okeechobee Hamfest in the Woods Saturday, November 26 at the Freedom Ranch. Contact: Jack Schwartz, KM4CRA, (863) 763-8819. Website: <www.flweather.com/oarc>. Talk-in 147.195+ (PL 100).


DECEMBER


MESA, ARIZONA — The Superstition Amateur Radio Club will hold the Superstition SuperFest 2016 Saturday, December 3 at Mesa Community College. Email: <info@superstitionsuperfest.org> or <chairman@superstitionsuperfest.org>. Website: <www.superstitionsuperfest.org>. Talk-in 147.120+ (PL 162.2) OR 449.600- (PL 100). VE exams, card checking, special event station K7A.


OCALA, FLORIDA — The Silver Springs Radio Club will hold its annual Hamfest Saturday, December 3 at the Florida National Guard Armory. Contact: Silver Spring Radio Club, P.O. Box 787, Silver Springs, FL 34489. Phone (352) 233-8663. Website: <http://k4gso.us/hamfest>. Talk-in 146.610- (PL 123). VE exams and DXCC/VUCC/WAS card checking.


MADISON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN — The L'Anse Creuse Amateur Radio Club will hold its 44th Annual Swap & Shop Sunday, December 4 at the United Food & Commercial Workers 876 Hall. Contact: Dale McGorman, K8RO, 2855 Norton Lawn, Rochester Hills, MI 48307. Email: <k8ro@arrl.net>. Website: <www.n8lc.org>. Talk-in 147.08+ (PL 100). VE exams.


PLANT CITY, FLORIDA — The Florida Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Council will hold the 41st Annual Tampa Bay Hamfest and 2016 ARRL West Central Florida Convention Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10 at the Strawberry Festival Grounds Expo Building. Contact: FGCARC, P.O. Box 22042, Tampa, FL 33622. Email: <president@fgcarc.org>. Website: <www.tampabayhamfest.org>. Talk-in 145.410- (PL 131.8). VE Exams and WAS/DXCC/IARU/VUCC card checking.


MINDEN, LOUISIANA — The Minden Amateur Radio Association will hold the MARA Christmas Hamfest Saturday, December 17 at the Minden Civic Center. Website: <http://n5rd.org>. Talk-in 147.300. VE exams.


JANUARY 2017


SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS — The San Antonio Radio Club will hold its Radio Fiesta 2017 Saturday, January 14 at the Schertz Civic Center. Contact: Harold, AE5AS, (210) 497-2532. Email: <ae5as@arrl.net>. Website: <www.w5sc.org>. Talk-in 146.940- (PL 179.9). VE exams and card checking.


MADISON HEIGHTS, WISCONSIN — The Hazel Park Amateur Radio Club will hold its 51st Annual Swap & Shop Sunday, January 29 at the UFCW Local 876. Contact: Hugh Boyle (248) 755-6094. Email: <hazelparkswap@gmail.com>. Website: <www.hparc.org>. Talk-in 146.640 (PL 100).


STRASBURG, OHIO — The Tusco Amateur Radio Club will hold its 27th Annual Hamfest Sunday, January 29 at 965 North Wooster Avenue. Contact: Janice Green, KB8YDK, 32210 Norris Road, Tippecanoe, OH 44699. Phone (740) 922-4454. Email: <k8wfn@tusco.net>. Website: <www.tuscoarc.org>. Talk-in 146.730-.


FEBRUARY 2017

DALTON, GEORGIA — The Dalton Amateur Radio Club will hold its Annual Hamfest Tuesday, February 28 at the Dalton Fairgrounds. Contact: Tom Smith, KI4IG, <ki4ig@windstream.net>. Website: <http://w4drc.webstarts.com>.


MARCH 2017

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — The Las Vegas Amateur Radio Club will host the 2017 ARRL Nevada State Convention Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2 at the Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel. Website: <http://nvcon.org> or <www.lvrac.org>. Talk-in 146.94 (PL 100). VE exams





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