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CQ Announcements: November 2017

NOVEMBER


ENID, OKLAHOMA — The Enid Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2017 Enid Hamfest on Saturday, November 4 at the Garfield County Fairgrounds-Hoover Building, 305 E. Oxford Avenue. 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 on Saturday, November 4 at the ABCAP Building, 406 West Plum Street. Contact: Rodney, WD8CTX, (937) 446-2338. Email: <wd8ctx@juno.com>. Website: <http://garcohio.net>. Talk-in 147.730. VE exams.


KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI — The Raytown Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfest 2017 on Saturday, November 4 at the Ararat Shrine Temple, 5100 Ararat Drive. Website: <www.k0gq.com>. Talk-in 145.17-. VE exams.


LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA — The Alford Memorial Radio Club will hold the 2017 Stone Mountain Hamfest and 2017 ARRL Georgia State Convention on Saturday, November 4 and Sunday, November 5 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugar Loaf Parkway. Phone: (855) 786-8643. Email: <hamfest@stonemountainhamfest.com>. Website: <http://stonemountainhamfest.com>. Talk-in 146.76 (PL 107.2). VE exams.


MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — The Milwaukee Repeater Club will hold its 33rd Annual Swapfest on Saturday, November 4 at the Elks Lodge, 5555 W. Goodhope Road. Contact: Karen, KC9WQJ, (414) 578- 0492. Email: <kc9wqj@gmail.com>. Wesbite: <www.mrc91.org>. Talk-in 146.910- (PL 127.3).


NORFOLK, NEBRASKA — The Elkhorn Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold the Northeast Nebraska Hamfest on Saturday, November 4 at CHC Hall, 105 West Elm Avenue. Contact: Fred Wiebelhaus, KØFJW, <fwiebelhaus@cableone.net> or <evarc@qsl.net>. Talk-in 146.73- (PL 131.8), 444.250+ (PL 88.5). VE exams.


APPLETON, WISCONSIN — The Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club will hold its 2017 Swapfest on Sunday, November 5 at Monarch Gardens, 2311 W. Spencer Street. Contact: Anthony Mach, AB9IO, (920) 858-6300. Email: <hamfest@fcarc.us>. Website: <www.fcarc.club>. Talk-in 146.76 (PL 100). VE exams.


DAVENPORT, IOWA — The Davenport Radio Amateur Club will hold its 46th Annual WØBXR Hamfest/Computer Show on Sunday, November 5 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1111 W. 35th Street. Contact: Kelly Lovely, W1HAM, (563) 321-7559. Email: <w1ham@arrl.net>. Website: <www.arcupport.com/drac>. Talk-in 146.28+ (PL 77) or 146.10+.


WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA — Washington Amateur Communicators Inc. will hold the WACOM 2017 Hamfest on Sunday, November 5 at the Washington County Fairgrounds, 2151 North Main Street. Contact: N3TIR, (724) 350-6745. Email: <bud@n3tir.com>. Website: <www.wa3com.com>. Talk-in 146.790 (PL 131.8), 147.285 (PL 131.8), 147.390 (PL 131.8), 145.250 (PL 131.8), or 147.315 (PL 131.8). VE exams, card checking.


ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA — The North Fulton Amateur Radio League will hold HamJam 2017 on Saturday, November 11 at the Mill Springs Academy, 13660 New Providence Road. Website: <www.hamjam.info>.


CONWAY, SOUTH CAROLINA — The Grand Strand Amateur Radio Club will hold the 21st Annual Grand Strand "BEACHFEST" on Saturday, November 11 at the Old Pee Dee School, 3521 Juniper Bay Road. Contact: Edward Jones, KF4ECK, (843) 458-3856. Email: <kfeck@w4gs.org>. Website: <www.w4gs.org>. Talk-in 145.110 (PL 85.4). VE exams, DXCC / WAS / WAC / VUCC card checking.


MARANA, ARIZONA — The Oro Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold its annual Hamfest on Saturday, November 11 at Marana Middle School, 11285 West Grier Road. Email: <hamfest@tucsonhamradio.org>. Website: <www.orovalleyarchamfest.com>. Talk-in 146.620- (PL 156.7), 444.100+ (PL 156.7), or 147.320- (PL 156.7). VE exams, ARRL card checking.


MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA — The Montgomery Amateur Radio Club will hold Hamfest 2017 on Saturday, November 11 at the Alcazar Shrine Temple, 555 Eastern Boulevard. Contact: Fred Beatty, K8AJX, (334) 270-0909. Email: <hamfest@w4ap.com>. Website: <www.w4ap.org>. Talk-in 146.84-. VE exams, ARRL card checker.


NIXA, MISSOURI — The Nixa Amateur Radio Club will hold NARCFEST on Saturday, November 11 at The Bridge, 308 W. Mt. Vernon Street. Contact: Larry Grinstead, WAØJZK, <lgrinste@hotmail.com>. Website: <http://nixahams.net>. Talk-in 147.015+ (PL 162.2). VE exams.


PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA — The St. Petersburg Amateur Radio Club will hold SPARC Fest on Saturday, November 11 at Freedom Lake Park, 9990 46th Street North. Contact: Ed Erny, NZ1Q, <vice-president@sparc-club.org>. Website: <www.sparc-club.org>. Talk-in 147.06+. VE exams.


WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA — The Palms West Amateur Radio Club will hold the WV4I Memorial Flea Market on Saturday, November 11 at the Lampert Family Service Center, 5841 Corporate Way. Contact: John, K2CIB, <radiowhiz@gmail.com>. Talk-in 147.045+ (PL 110.9). VE exams.


FORT WAYNE, INDIANA — The Allen County Amateur Radio Technical Society will hold the 45th Annual Fort Wayne Hamfest & Computer Expo and 2017 ARRL Indiana State Convention on Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue. Contact: AC/ARTS/Fort Wayne Hamfest, P.O. Box 10342, Fort Wayne, IN 46851-0342. Phone: (260) 579- 2196. Website: <www.fortwaynehamfest.com>. Talk-in 146.880-. VE exams, DXCC / WAS card checking.


FAIR LAWN, NEW JERSEY — The Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club will hold its Ham Radio Auction on Friday, November 24 at the Fair Lawn Senior Center, 11-05 Gardiner Road. Phone: (201) 791-3841. Email: <auction@fairlawnarc.org> or <w2npt@arrl.net>. Website: <http://auction.fairlawnarc.org>. Talk-in 145.470- (PL 107.2).


BRAZIL, INDIANA — The Wabash Valley Amateur Radio Association will hold the 2017 TURKEYFEST Hamfest & Computer Expo on Saturday, November 25 at the Clay County Fair Grounds, 6550 North State Road 59. Email: <hamfest@w9uuu.org>. Website: <www.w9uuu.org>. Talk-in 146.685 (PL 151.4). DXCC / WAS / VUCC card checking.


DECEMBER


BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The Amateur Radio Club of the National Electronics Museum will air special event station, W2W, from 1300-2200 UTC Saturday, December 2 and 1300-2200 UTC Sunday, December 3. Additional operations from December 4-10 possible. Frequencies include 7.041, 7.241, 14.041, 14.241 MHz. Website: <http://ww-2.us>.


MESA, ARIZONA — The Superstition Amateur Radio Club will hold the Superstition SuperFest 2017 on Saturday, December 2 at Mesa Community College, 1833 W. Southern Avenue. Email: <info@superstitionsuperfest. org>. Website: <www.superstitionsuperfest.org>. Talk-in 147.120+ (PL 162.2), 448.275- (PL 100), or 449.600- (PL 100). VE exams, ARRL card checking, special event station K7A, GOTA station, and fox hunt.


OCALA, FLORIDA — The Silver Springs Radio Club will hold its Hamfest 2017 on Saturday, December 2 at 2232 NE Jacksonville Road. Website: <http://k4gso.us/hamfest>. Talk-in 146.610 (PL 123). VE exams, DXCC / WAS / VUCC card checking.


MADISON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN — The L'Anse Creuse Amateur Radio Club will hold its 45th Annual Swap & Shop on Sunday, December 3 at Madison Place, 876 Horace Brown Drive. Contact: Dale McGorman, K8RO, 2855 Norton Lawn, Rochester Hills, MI 48307. Email: <k8ro@arrl.net>. Website: <www.n8lc.org>. Talkin 147.08+ (PL 100). VE exams.


PLANT CITY, FLORIDA — The Florida Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Council will hold the 42nd Annual Tampa Bay Hamfest and Electronics Show and 2017 ARRL West Central Florida Section Convention on Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9 at the Strawberry Festival Grounds-Expo Building, intersection of Lemon Street and W. Palmetto Avenue. Website: <www.tampabayhamfest.org>. Talk-in 145.410- (PL 131.8). VE exams, DXCC / WAS / IARU / VUCC card checking.


CHELTENHAM, MARYLAND — The Prince Georges County ARES will hold the Second Annual American Legion PGCERA SantaFest on Saturday, December 9 at the American Legion Youth Camp, 9201 Surratts Road. Email: <selbynet@hotmail.com>. Website: <http://pgares.org/santafest>. Talk-in 145.230 (PL 110.9). VE exams.


MINDEN, LOUISIANA — The Minden Amateur Radio Association will hold the MARA Christmas Hamfest on Saturday, December 16 at the Minden Civic Center, 520 Broadway. Website: <http://n5rd.org>. Talk-in 147.300. 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), 17 West John St.., Hicksville, NY 11801.



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