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JUNE


PRESCOTT, ARIZONA — The Eagle Amateur Radio Club and Yavapai Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2018 Prescott Hamfest and 2018 ARRL Arizona State Convention from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, June 1 and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 2 at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, 3700 Willow Creek Road. Contact: Frank Bender, K8FB, k8fb@w7yrc.org. Website: www.prescotthamfest.com . Talk-in 146.880- (PL 100). VE exams, DXCC card checking.


SEASIDE, OREGON — The Oregon Tualatin Valley Amateur Radio Community Services will hold SEA•PAC and the 2018 ARRL Northwestern Division Celebration from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, June 1; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, June 2; and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, June 3 at the Seaside Convention Center, 415 First Avenue. Phone: (503) 882-7388. Email: info@seapac. org. Website: www.seapac.org. Talk-in 145.450- (PL 118.8). VE exams.


BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The Amateur Radio Club of the National Electronics Museum will air special event station, W2W, from 1300 UTC, Saturday, June 2 through 2000 UTC, Wednesday, June 6. Frequencies include 14.244, 14.044, 7.244, 7.044, 3.544, and 3.844 MHz +/- depending on QRM. QSL a SASE to W2W – D-Day, P.O. Box 1693, MS 4015, Baltimore, MD 21203. Website: ww-2.us.


HILTON, NEW YORK — The Rochester Amateur Radio Association will hold the 91st Rochester Hamfest from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 2 at the Hilton Exempt Club, 137 South Avenue. Phone: (585) 210-8910. Website: http://rochesterham. org. VE exams, WAS / VUCC / DXCC / WAC card checking.


HUDSONVILLE, MICHIGAN — The Independent Repeater Association will hold the 2018 Hudsonville IRA Hamfest from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 2 at the Hudsonville Fairgrounds, 5235 Park Avenue. Contact: Kathy, KB8KZH, (616) 541-4090. Email: hamfest@w8ira.org. Website: www.w8ira.org. Free VE exams.


MARIETTA, GEORGIA — The Atlanta Radio Club and the Kennegoochee Amateur Radio Club will hold the Atlanta Hamfest 2018 and 2018 ARRL Georgia State Convention on Saturday, June 2 at the Cobb County Civic Center, 548 Marietta Parkway. Email: hamfestchair@atlantahamfest.org. Website: www.atlantahamfest.org. Talk-in 146.82 (PL 146.2). VE exams, card checking.


PRINCETON, KENTUCKY — The Princeton Ham Radio Club will hold the 7th Annual Princeton Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 2 at the Princeton Fire Training Center, 2001 Training Center Drive. Phone: (270) 365-7777. Email: n4mht@mchsi.com. Website: www.w4kbl.org. Talk-in 145.230 (PL 179.9) or 444.175 (PL 123). VE exams.


PROSPECT, PENNSYLVANIA — The Breeze Shooters Amateur Radio Club will hold its 64th Annual Hamfest and the 2018 ARRL Western Pennsylvania Section Convention from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 2 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, June 3 at the Butler Fairgrounds, 1127 New Castle Road. Email: hamfest@breezeshooters.org. Website: www.breezeshooters. org. Talk-in 147.000+ (PL 131.8). VE exams, DXCC card checking.


SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS, NEW JERSEY — The Ocean-Monmouth Amateur Radio Club will hold its Spring Hamfest from 7:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 2 at the Spring Lake Heights Fire Company No. 1, 700 Sixth Avenue. Contact: Joe Kruszewski, KC2SVS, (732) 618-5328. Email: joekru1@hotmail.com. Talk-in 145.110- (PL 127.3). VE exams.


WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA — The Forsyth Amateur Radio Club will hold its 2018 SummerFest Hamfest from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 2 at the Robinhood Road Baptist Church, 5422 Robinhood Road. Email: hamfest@w4nc.com. Website: www.w4nc.com.


CHELSEA, MICHIGAN — The Chelsea Amateur Radio Club will hold its 40th Annual Ham Radio Swap ‘n’ Shop beginning 8 a.m., Sunday, June 3 at the Chelsea Fairgrounds, 20501 W. Old U.S. Hwy 12. Website: http://wd8iel.com. Card checking.


FISHKILL, NEW YORK — The Mt. Beacon Amateur Radio Club will hold its Spring Into Summer Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, June 3 at the Employee’s Recreation Center, 83 Red Schoolhouse Road. Contact: Adam Nowik, KC2DAA, (845) 849-3666. Email: president@wr2abb.org. Website: www.wr2abb.org. Talk-in 146.97+ (PL 100). VE exams.


MANASSAS, VIRGINIA — The Ole Virginia Hams Amateur Radio Club will hold the 44th Annual Manassas Hamfest Amateur Radio & Maker Technology Show on Sunday, June 3 at the Prince William County Fairgrounds, 10624 Dumfries Road (Route 234). Contact: Don, WA2SWX, chairman@manassashamfest.org. Website: http://manassashamfest.org. Talk-in 146.97-. VE exams, DXCC card checking.


PRINCETON, ILLINOIS — The Starved Rock Radio Club will hold its HAMFEST from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, June 3 at the Bureau County Fairgrounds, 811 W. Peru Street. Contact: Keenan Campbell, KB9ZDK, (815) 252-6383. Email: hamfest@ w9mks.org. Website: www.w9mks.org. VE exams.


DRYDEN, WASHINGTON — The Apple City Amateur Radio Club will hold its 50th Anniversary Hamfest beginning noon, Friday, June 8 through Sunday, June 11 at the Dryden Gun Club on Saunders Road. Contact: Tracy Lathrop (509) 393-2579 (leave message). Email: kd7kbe@msn.com. Talk-in 146.88- (PL 156.7). VE exams.


CORTLAND, NEW YORK — The Skyline Amateur Radio Club will hold the 36th Annual SARC Summer Hamfest from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 9 at the Cortland County Fairgrounds, 4849 Fairgrounds Drive. Website: www.skylineradioclub.org. VE exams.


LIME RIDGE, PENNSYLVANIA — The Columbia-Montour Amateur Radio Club will hold its 28th Annual Boomsburg Hamfest from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 9 at the Lime Ridge Community Center, 6405 4th Street. Contact: Dave, W3CA, (570) 951-9694. Email: ten_speed_99@yahoo.com. Website: www.qsl.net/cm-arc. Talk-in 147.225+ (PL 85.4). VE exams.


PORT LUDLOW, WASHINGTON — The Port Ludlow Amateur Radio Club will hold its 11th Annual Old Fashion – Tailgater Swap Meet from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 9 at the Grace Christian Center Parking Lot, 200 Olympic Place. Website: www.n7pl.org. Talk-in 146.52.


BETHPAGE, NEW YORK — The Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club will hold its Semi-Annual LIMARC Hamfest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, June 10 at Briarcliff College, 1055 Stewart Avenue. Contact: Richie, K2KNB, (516) 694-4937. Email: hamfest@limarc.org. Website: www.limarc.org. DXCC / WAS card checking.


GRANITE CITY, ILLINOIS — The Egyptian Radio Club will hold EgyptianFEST 2018 on Sunday, June 10 at the Holy Family Catholic Church, 2600 Washington Avenue. Email: aa9fq@arrl.net. Website: http://w9aiu.org. Talk-in 146.760 (PL 141.3) or 146.790 (PL 127.3). VE exams.


KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE — The Radio Amateur Club of Knoxville will hold the 52nd Annual Knoxville Hamfest & Electronics Exposition and 2018 ARRL Tennessee State Convention on Saturday, June 16 at the Kerbala Temple, 315 Mimosa Avenue. Contact: Dave Garner, K4YRK, (865) 966-9811. Email: dgarner@usit.net. Website: www.w4bbb.org. Talk-in 147.300 (PL 100). VE exams.


PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY — The Raritan Valley Radio Club will hold the W2QW Hamfest from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 16 at Piscataway High School, 110 Behmer Road. Contact: Drew, W2OU, (732) 801-4654 (before 9 p.m.). Email: w2oudrew@gmail.com. Website: www.w2qw.org. Talk-in 156.3625 (PL 103.5) or 442.250 (PL 141.3). VE exams, DXCC / VUCC / WAS card checking.


CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — The Harvard Wireless Club, MIT Electronics Research Society, MIT UHF Repeater Association, and MIT Radio Club will hold the FLEA at MIT from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, June 17 at the Parking Lot on Albany and Main Streets. Phone: (617) 253-3776. Website: www.swapfest.us. Talk-in 146.52 or 444.725- (PL 114.8).


MONROE, MICHIGAN — The Monroe County Radio Communications Association will hold the Monroe Hamfest and Computer Show from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, June 17 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds, M-50 at Raisinville Road. Contact: Fred VanDaele, KA8EEBI, ka8ebi@yahoo.com. Website: www.mcrca.org. Card checking.


UPPERCO, MARYLAND — The Baltimore Amateur Radio Club will hold its Father’s Day Hamfest & Marketplace from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, June 17 at the Arcadia Carnival Grounds, 16020 Carnival Avenue. Email: w3ft67@yahoo.com. Website: www.w3ft.com. DXCC card checking.


WHEATON, ILLINOIS — The Six Meter Club of Chicago and Antique Radio Club of Illinois will hold the 61st Annual Hamfest and Antique Radio Club Swap Meet beginning 7 a.m., Sunday, June 17 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road. Phone: (708) 442-4961. Email: wd9gjk@arrl.net. Website: www.k9ona.com. Talk-in 146.37+ (PL 107.2).


HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA — The Harrisburg Radio Amateurs’ Club will hold its 47th Annual Firecracker Electronics Expo and Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Saturday, June 30 at the Harrisburg Area Community College-Fire Training Grounds, 3599 Industrial Road. Contact: Tim Lehman, KB3OZA, (717) 461-3398 or Terry Snyder, WB3BKN, (717) 979-9515. Email: kb3oza@arrl.net or wb3bkn1@gmail.com. Website: www.w3uu.org. Talk-in 146.16+ (PL 100). DXCC / WAS card checking, special event station.


JULY

PLAINS, PENNSYLVANIA — The Murgas Amateur Radio Club will hold the 38th Annual Wilkes-Barre Hamfest and Computerfest beginning 8 a.m., Sunday, July 1 at the Polish American Veterans, 2 South Oak Street. Contact: Herb, K2LNS, (570) 829-2695. Email: murgasarc@gmail.com. Website: http://hamfest.murgasarc.org. Talk-in 146.61 (PL 82.5). VE exams.


SOMERSET, PENNSYLVANIA — The Somerset County Amateur Radio Club will hold the Somerset County PA Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, July 1 at the Somerset County Technology Center, 281 Technology Drive. Contact: Stew, AK3J, (814) 444-0637. Email: ak3j@arrl.net. Website: www.k3smt.org. Talk-in 147.195+ (PL 123) or 443.250+ (PL 123). VE exams.


WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK — The Metro 70cm Network will hold its Computer-Electronics Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, July 1 at the Knights of Columbus Mansion, 139 North Broadway. Contact: Carl R. Everts, N2VQP, (914) 269-7205. Website: http://metro70.org. Talk-in 147.060 (PL 114.8).


MANTUA, OHIO — The Portage County Amateur Radio Service will air special event station, K8BF, from 1400 UTC, July 7 through 0200 UTC, July 8 to honor being named the Hamvention 2018 Club of the Year. QSL to Tom Parkinson, KB8UUZ, 9992 State Route 700, Mantua, OH 44255.


MONUMENT, COLORADO — The Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association will hold the PPRAA 48th Annual Ham Radio Megafest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 7 at the Lewis-Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Road. Email: megafest@ ppraa.org. Website: http://ppraa.org. Talk-in 146.970- (PL 100). VE exams.


OAK CREEK, WISCONSIN — The South Milwaukee Amateur Radio Club will hold its 53rd Annual Swapfest beginning 6:30 a.m., Saturday, July 7 at the American Legion Post 434, 9327 South Shepard Avenue. Contact: karen, KC9WQJ, (414) 578-0492. Email: kc9wqj@gmail.com. Website: www.qsl.net/wa9txe. Talk-in 146.91.


SALISBURY, NORTH CAROLINA — The Rowan Amateur Radio Club will hold the 33rd Annual Firecracker Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 7 at the Salisbury Civic Center, 315 Martin Luther King Avenue S. Contact: Doug Spriggs, W4DCS, (704) 762-0192. Email: w4dcs@arrl.net. Website: www.rownars.org. Talk-in 145.41 (PL 136.5). VE exams.


TEXAS CITY, TEXAS — The Tidelands Amateur Radio Society will hold the Texas City, Tidelands Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 7 at the Doyle Convention Center, 2010 5th Avenue North. Website: http://tidelands.org. Talk-in 147.14 (PL 167.9) or 442.025 (PL 103.5). VE exam, transmitter hunt.


AUSTINTOWN, OHIO — The 20/9 Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, July 8 at the Austintown Senior Center, 112 Westchester Drive. Phone: (330) 651-8420. Email: hamfest@20over9.org. Website: www.20over9.org. Talk-in 147.315+. VE exams, card checking.


SYRACUSE, NEW YORK — The Radio Amateurs of Greater Syracuse will hold RAGS Hamfest 2018 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sunday, July 8 at the Lakeside Fire Station, 1002 State Fair Boulevard. Email: hamfest@ragsclub.org. Website: www.ragsclub.org. VE exams.


ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA — The Wattsburg Wireless Association will hold the 17th Annual Northwest Pennsylvania Hamfest beginning 7:30 a.m. Saturday, July 14 at the Greene Township Municipal Building, 9333 Tate Road. Email: hamfest@wattsburgwireless. us. Website: www.wattsburg-wireless.us. VE exams.


INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA — The Indianapolis Hamfest Association will hold the 48th Indianapolis Hamfest and 2018 ARRL Indiana State Convention from 2-7 p.m., Friday, July 13 and from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 14 at the Marion County Fairgrounds, 7300 E. Troy Avenue. Phone: (317) 829-6868. Website: www.indyhamfest.com. Talk-in 146.76-. DXCC card checking.


NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — The Rare Ones of New Orleans will air special event station N3O from 1400 UTC, Saturday, July 14 through 2000 UTC, Sunday, July 15 to honor New Orleans 300th Anniversary. Frequencies include 7260, 14260 on FT8. QSL to http://therareonesneworleans.loa.us.


NORTH BEND, NEBRASKA — The Pioneer Amateur Radio Club will hold its 21st Annual Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, July 14 at the St. Charles Parish Center, 8th and Locust Streets. Contact: Rich Mehaffey, KBØARZ, (402) 652- 3410. Email: 4randjme@futuretk.com. Website: www.k0jfn.com. Talk-in 146.67-. VE exams.


PHOENIXVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA — The Mid Atlantic Amateur Radio Club will hold the Valley Forge Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Saturday, July 14 at the Kimberton Fire Company Fairgrounds, 762 Pike Springs Road. Contact: Brian Kelly, AA3BK, (240) 498-1964. Email: aa3bk@marc-radio.org. Website: www.marc-radio.org. Talk-in 145.13- or 147.06+ (PL 131.8). VE exams, WAS / DXCC card checking.


AUGUSTA, NEW JERSEY — The Sussex County Amateur Radio Club will hold the 40th Aniversay SCARC Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Sunday, July 15 at the Sussex County Farm & Horse Show Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Road. Contact: Dan Carter, N2ERH, (973) 862-8197. Email: hamfest@scarcnj.org. Website: www.sussexhamfest.org. Talk-in 147.30+ (PL 151.4). VE exams.


PEOTONE, ILLINOIS — The Kankakee Area Radio Society will hold KARSFEST 2018 beginning 6 a.m., Sunday, July 15 at the Will County Fairgrounds, 710 S. West Street. Contact: Art Reis, K9XI, 308 Eastgate Court, New Lenox, IL 60451. Phone: (815) 348-7752. Email: karsfest@gmail.com. Website: www.w9az.com. VE exams, card checking.


ESSEX, MONTANA — The Glacier-Waterton Hamfest Committee will hold the 84th Annual Glacier-Waterton International Peace Park Hamfest from Friday, July through Monday, July 22 at the Glacier Meadow RV Park, 15735 U.S. Highway 2 East. Email: directors@gwhamfest.org. Website: www.gwhamfest.org. VE exams.


RENO, NEVADA — The Sierra Nevada Amateur Radio Society will host the 2018 ARRL Nevada State Convention from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, July 20; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, July 21; and 9 a.m. to noon, Sunday, July 22 at the Boomtown Casino Hotel, 2100 Garson Road. Phone: (775) 453-4142. Email: info@nvcon.org. Website: www.nvcon.org. Talk-in 147.210+ (PL 100) or 147.150+ (PL 123). VE exams.


ALEXANDER, NEW YORK — The Lancaster Amateur Radio Club will hold the Batavia Hamfest beginning 6 a.m., Saturday, July 21 at the Alexander Firemans Grounds, 10708 Alexander Road (RT. 98). Website: http://w2so.org. Talk-in 147.285 (PL 141.3). VE exams.


CARY, NORTH CAROLINA — The Cary Amateur Radio Club will hold its 46th Annual Mid-Summer SWAPFEST from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 21 at the Harold Ritter Park, 301 Lochmere West Lochmere Drive. Email: n4nc@arrl.net. Website: www.qsl.net/n4nc. Talk-in 146.28+. VE exams.


CENTERVIEW, MISSOURI — The Warrensburg Area Amateur Radio Club will hold the Warrensburg Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 21 at the Crest Ridge Secondary School, 92 NW 58 Highway. Contact: Ken Smith (660) 441-0007. Email: hamfest@waarci.org. Website: http://waarci.org. Talk-in 146.880- (PL 107.2). VE exams.


CHEHALIS, WASHINGTON — The Chehalis Valley Amateur Radio Society will hold the 20th Anniversary Ham Radio Tailgate Swap Meet and Auction from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 21 at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, 2555 N. National Avenue. Contact: John, K7OSK, (360) 273-5929. Email: k7osk@boatanchor.com. Talk-in 147.060+ (PL 110.9).


CHIPPEWA FALLS, WISCONSIN — The Chippewa Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold its Tailgate Swap Fest from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 21 at Eagle’s Banquet Center and Conference Hall, 2588 Highway 53. Email: info@w9cva.org. Website: http://w9cva.org. Talk-in 147.375+ (PL 110.9).


ELYRIA, OHIO — The Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society will hold its Annual NOARSFEST from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 21 at the Lorain County Community College-John A. Spitzer Conference Center, 1005 N. Abbe Road. Contact: Tom Porter, W8KYZ, (440) 320-5523 (before 10 p.m.). Email: noarsfest@noars.net. Website: www.noars.net. Talk-in 146.70 (PL 110.9).


NORTH BEND, OREGON — The Coos County Radio Club will hold its Annual Hamfest and Swapmeet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 21 at North Bend High School, 2323 Pacific Avenue. Contact: Joe Burkleo, WA7JAW, (541) 396-4926. Email: joeburkleo@hotmail.com. Talk-in 146.610- (PL 110.9) or 147.280+ (PL 146.2). VE exams.


SLIDELL, LOUISIANA — The Ozone Amateur Radio Club will hold the Sildell EOC Hamfest 2018 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 21 at the John Slidell Park, 105 Robert Boulevard. Contact: OARC, P.O. Box 553, Slidell, LA 70459. Email: hamfest@w5sla.net. Website: www.w5sla.net. Talk-in 147.27+ (PL 114.8). VE exams, fox hunt.





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