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OCTOBER

ALPENA, MICHIGAN — The Thunder Bay Amateur Radio Club will hold the 5th Annual Alpena Swap Meet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, October 6 at the Alpena Mall, 2380 U.S. 23 South. Email: w1up@thunderbayarc.org. Website: http://thunderbayarc.org .


BELTON, TEXAS — The Temple Amateur Radio Club will hold HamEXPO from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, October 6 at the Bell County EXPO Center, 301 Loop 121. Email: hamexpo@tarc.org or expo@tarc.org. Website: www.tarc.org. Talk-in 146.820- (PL 123). VE exams.


BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY — The Kentucky Colonels Amateur Radio Club will hold the 7th Annual Vette City Hamfest from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, October 6 at the WKU-Knicely Conference Center, 2355 Nashville Road. Contact: Frank Armstrong, KI4HEJ, (270) 781-0349. Email: frankarmstrong@insightbb.com. Website: www.vettecityhamfest.com. Talk-in 147.33 (PL 107.2).


HOLLYWOOD, MARYLAND — The St. Mary’s County Amateur Radio Association will hold its 6th Annual TailgateFest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, October 6 at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Bingo Hall, 24801 Three Notch Road. Contact: Chuck Gantz k3wjx@yahoo.com.


LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA — The Lakeside Amateur Radio Club will hold the San Diego Hamfest from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, October 6 at the Lakeside Rodeo Grounds, 12584 Mapleview Street. Email: kc6qsl@cox.net. Website: www.sdhamfest. org . Talk-in 146.55. VE exams, T-hunt.


MITCHELL, INDIANA — The Hoosier Hills Ham Club will hold the 57th Annual Hoosier Hills Hamfest from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, October 6 at the Lawrence County 4H Fairgrounds, 11265 U.S. Hwy 50 West. Contact: W.W. Warren, KB9TMP, (812) 675-2450. Email: hamfest@w9qyq.org. Website: www.w9qyq.org. Talk-in 146.73- (PL 107.2). VE exams, foxhunt.


OLIVE BRANCH, MISSISSIPPI — The Chicksaw Amateur Radio Association and the Olive Branch Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2018 ARRL Day in the Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, October 6 at the Olive Branch City Park, 8267 Goodman Road. Contact: Glen Popiel, KW5GP, kw5gp@arrl.net. Talk-in 147.255+ (PL 79.7). VE exams.


ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA — The York County Amateur Radio Society will hold the 66th Annual Rock Hill Hamfest from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, October 6 at the New Kirk Baptist Church, 175 Museum Road. Contact: Brent Case, K4BSC, k4bsc@arrl.net. Website: www.ycars.org. VE exams.


WICHITA, KANSAS — The Valley Center Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2018 Wichita Area HAMFEST from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, October 6 at the RiverWalk Church of Christ, 225 N. Waco. Contact: Steve Perriman, NØYYI, (316) 617-1658 or Bruce Barley, KKØS, (316) 744-3555. Email: wichitaareahamfest2018@gmail.com. Website: www.vcarc.org. Talk-in 146.94-. VE exams.


FLUSHING MEADOWS, NEW YORK — The Hall of Science Amateur Radio Club will hold its HamFest 2018 and Electronics Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, October 7 at The New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street. Contact: Steve Greenbaum, WB2KDG, (718) 898-5599 (evenings only). Email: wb2kdg@arrl.net. Website: . Talk-in 444.200+ (PL 136.5). VE exams.


LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK — The Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club will air special event stations W2V, W3VL, and WV2LI on Sunday, October 7 to commemorate the 110th Anniversary of the Long Island Motor Parkway. QSL $2 and a SASE to LIMARC, P.O. Box 392, Levittown, NY 11756-0392. Website: www.limarc.og.


LONGMONT, COLORADO — The Boulder Amateur Radio Club will hold the 64th Annual BARCfest Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Sunday, October 7 at the Boulder County Fairgrounds-Exhibit Building, 9595 Nelson Road. Contact: Mike, W3DIF, (303) 404-2161. Email: barc70@arrl.net. Website: www.qsl.net/w0dk. Talk-in 146.700-. VE exams.


WEST FRIENDSHIP, MARYLAND — The Columbia Amateur Radio Association will hold the 2018 CARAFest beginning 8 a.m., Sunday October 7 at the Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Road. Contact: David Parkison, KB3VDY, (443) 492-9501. Email: info@carafest.org. Website: www.carafest.org. VE exams, card checking.


WEST LIBERTY, IOWA — The Muscatine Amateur Radio Club and the Washington Area Amateur Radio Club will hold the 34th Annual SE Iowa Hamfest and 2018 ARRL Iowa Section Convention from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, October 7 at the Muscatine County Fairgrounds, 101 N. Clay Street. Contact: C. Scott Richardson, NØMRZ, (563) 506-0304. Email: . Website: www.waarc.net. Talk-in 146.910- (PL 192.8) or 147.760-. VE exams, DXCC / VUCC / WAS/ WAC card checking.


FAIRBORN, OHIO — The Midwest VHF-UHF Society will hold Microwave Update 2018 from Thursday, October 11 through Sunday, October 14 at the Holiday Inn-Fairborn, 2800 Presidential Drive. Email: mud2018info@mvus.org. Website: www.microwaveupdate.org.


DEERFIELD, NEW HAMPSHIRE — The New England Amateur Radio Festival (NEAR-Fest) will held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, October 12 and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, October 13 at the Deerfield Fairground, 34 Stage Road (NH 43). Website: www.near-fest.com. Talk-in 146.700- (PL 88.5).


MELBOURNE, FLORIDA — The Platinum Coast Amateur Radio Society will hold the 53rd Annual Melbourne HAMFEST from 1 to 7 p.m., Friday, October 12 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, October 13 at the Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Boulevard. Email: hamfest@pcars.org. Website: www.pcars.org. Talk-in 146.852-. VE exams, DXCC card checking.


BREMERTON, WASHINGTON — The Kitsap County Amateur Radio Club will hold the KCARC Hamfest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, October 13 at the West Side Improvement Club, 4109 West E Street. Contact: Jim hamfest@kcarc.org. Website: www.kcarc.org.


MINERAL WELLS, WEST VIRGINIA — Wood County Emergency Communications will hold the Wood County / Parkersburg Area 2018 Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, October 13 at the Wood County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2230 Butcher Bend Road. Contact: Ken Harris, WA8LLM, (304) 679-3470. Email: wa8llm@yahoo.com. Website: www.wc8ec.org. Talkin 147.255 (PL 131.8). VE exams, WAS / WAC / VUCC / DXCC card checking.


MORRILTON, ARKANSAS — The Randy Griffin Memorial Radio Club will hold the K5BOC Memorial Ham Fest from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, October 13 at the Petit Jean Lutheran Camp, 110 Montgomery Trace. Phone: (501) 771-1111 or (501) 626- 6252. Website: http://k5boc.org. Talk-in 146.520. VE exams.


REDDING, CALIFORNIA — The Anderson California Amateur Radio Club and ARES will hold the ARCA & ST-ARES Swap Meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, October 13 at 141 Locust Street. Contact: Bill (530) 246-2227. Website: www.st-ares.org. VE exams.


TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, NEW JERSEY — The Bergen Amateur Radio Association will hold the BARA Fall Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, October 13 at Westwood Regional Jr./Sr. High School, 701 Ridgewood Road. Contact: Jim Joyce, K2ZO, (201) 664-6725. Email: k2zo@arrl.net. Website: www.bara.org. Talk-in 146.19+ (PL 141.3) VE exams, DXCC card checking.


WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WISCONSIN — The Wisconsin ARES/RACES will hold the 20th Annual Wisconsin ARES/RACES Conference and 2018 ARRL Wisconsin State Convention from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, October 13 at the McMillian Memorial Library, 490 E. Grand Avenue. Website: www.wi-aresraces.org.


SAN RAMON, CALIFORNIA — The Mount Diablo Amateur Radio Club will hold Pacificon 2018 and 2018 ARRL Pacific Division Convention from 4-7 p.m., Friday, October 19; 9 a.m., to 5 p.m., Saturday, October 20; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, October 21 at the San Ramon Marriott, 2600 Bishop Drive. Phone: (925) 288-1730. Email: info@pacificon.org. Website: www.pacificon.org. VE exam, special event station W1AW/6.


BELTON, MISSOURI — The Southside Amateur Radio Club will hold the SouthSide ARC 2018 Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, October 20 at Mill Creek Upper Elementary School, 308 South Cleveland Avenue. Contact: Jay Duthler, KEØU, (816) 607-1330. Email: info@southsidearc.net. Talk-in 147.12+ (PL 151.4). VE exams.


EAST RIDGE, TENNESSEE — The Chattanooga Amateur Radio Club will hold Hamfest Chattanooga and 2018 ARRL Tennessee State Convention from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, October 20 at the Camp Jordan Arena, 323 Camp Jordan Parkway. Phone: (423) 308-3477. Email: info@w4am.net. Website: http://w4am.net . VE exams, card checking.


GREENVILLE, TENNESSEE — The Andrew Johnson Amateur Radio Club will hold the Greenville TN Hamfest beginning 7 a.m., Saturday, October 20 at the Greene County Fairgrounds, 123 Fairgrounds Road. Email: ke4eac@greenvillehamfest.com. Website: http://greenvillehamfest.com. Talk-in 145.390- (PL 186.2) or 147.060+.


RICKREALL, OREGON — Mid-Valley ARES will hold Swap-Tober-Fest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, October 20 at the Polk County Fairgrounds, 520 S. Pacific Highway. Contact: Chris Portal, W7CLP, w7clp@w7clp.net. Website: http://swaptoberfest. net.


SHELBYVILLE, INDIANA — The Blue River Valley Amateur Radio Society will hold the Shelbyville Tailgate 2018 from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, October 20 at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, 500 Frank Street. Website: http://brvars.com. Talk-in 145.48 (PL 88.5).


SINTON, TEXAS — The South Texas Hamfest Association will hold the South Texas Hamfest and Electronics Expo from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, October 20 at the San Patrico County Fairgrounds Event Center, 219 West 5th Street. Contact: Diana MacGregor, K5DNG, or Gary MacGregor, KF5DZQ, (361) 947-5665. Email: southtexashamfest@gmail.com. Website: www.southtexashamfest.org. VE exams.


SOCORRO, NEW MEXICO — The Socorro Amateur Radio Association will hold the Socorro Hamfest and 2018 New Mexico State Convention from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, October 20 at the New Mexico Fire Academy, 600 Aspen Street. Website: www.socorroara.org. Fox hunt.


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, October 21 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).


KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN — The Kalamazoo Amateur Radio Club and Southwest Michigan Amateur Radio Club will hold the 36th Annual Kalamazoo Ham-fest & Amateur Radio Swap and Shop from 8 a.m. to noon, Sunday, October 21 at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center and Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake Street. Phone: (269) 205-3560. Email: info@kalamazoohamfest. com. Website: http://kalamazoohamfest.com. Talk-in 147.040 (PL 94.8). VE exams.


MERIDEN, CONNECTICUT — The Meriden Amateur Radio Club will hold the 26th Annual Nutmeg Hamfest and 2018 ARRL Connecticut State Convention from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, October 21 at the Sheraton Four-Points Hotel, 275 Research Parkway. Contact: John Bee, N1GNV, (203) 440-4973 (days only). Email: nutfest@qsradio.com. Website: www.nutmeghamfest.com. VE exams.


SELLERSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA — The RF Hill Amateur Radio Club will hold its 42nd Annual Hamfest from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, October 21 at the Sellersville Fire House, 50 N. Main Street. Contact: Jim Soete, WA3YLQ, (215) 622-4344. Fax: (215) 257-0724. Email: wa3ylq@arrl.net. Website: www.rfhillarc.org . Talk-in 145.31- (PL 131.8). VE exams.


ARDMORE, OKLAHOMA — The Texhoma Hamarama Association will hold the Texoma Hamarama on Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 at the Ardmore Convention Center, 2401 Rockford Road. Contact: Ed Harwood, (580) 504-7378. Email: w5cve@arrl.net. Website: www.texomahamarama.org. VE exams.


CONWAY, SOUTH CAROLINA — The Grand Strand Amateur Radio Club will hold 22nd Annual Grand Strand BEACHFEST from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, October 27 at the Old Pee Dee School, 3521 Juniper Bay Road. Contact: Edward Jordan (843) 458- 3856. Email: kf4eck@w4gs.org. Website: www.w4gs.org. Talk-in 145.110 (PL 85.4). VE exams, DXCC / VUCC / WAS / WAC card checking.


LAGRANGE, GEORGIA — The LaGrange Amateur Radio Club will hold the LaGrange Hamfest beginning 9 a.m., Saturday, October 27 at the Oakside Baptist Church, 1921 Hamilton Road. Contact: Rob Momon (706) 594-9035. Email: . Website: www.lagrangeradioclub.org. Talk-in 146.70- (PL 141.3). VE exams.


JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA — The North Florida Amateur Radio Society will hold the 18th Jacksonville Free Hamfest from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, October 27 at the Terry Parker Baptist Church Parking Lot, 7024 Merrill Road. Website: http://nofars.net.


KIRKWOOD, MISSOURI — The Saint Louis Amateur Radio Club will hold the Saint Louis Halloween Hamfest from 7:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, October 27 at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S. Geyer Road. Contact: Bob Sluder, NØIS, (636) 285-7605. Email: bcsluder@msn.com. Website: . Talk-in 147.75-. VE exams.


LYNNVILLE, INDIANA — The Tri-State Amateur Radio Society will hold the Southern Indiana HamtoberFest from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, October 27 at the Lynnville Community Center, 318 IN-68. Email: hamfest@w9og.net. Website: http://hamtoberfest. com. Talk-in 146.790 (PL 88.5). VE exams, fox hunt.


MARICOPA, ARIZONA — The Maricopa Amateur Radio Association will hold CopaFest 2018 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, October 27 at the UtraStar MultiTainment Center, 16000 N. Maricopa Road. Website: www.copafest.org. VE exams.


PORT RICHEY, FLORIDA — The Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Clubwill hold its Fall Hamfest from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, October 17 at the Millennium Academy, 10005 Ridge Road. Website: http://gulfcoastarc.org. VE exams.


HICKSVILLE, NEW YORK — The Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, October 28 at Levittown Hall, 201 Levittown Parkway. Website: www.limarc.org. VE exams, DXCC / WAS card checking.


MADISON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN — The Utica-Shelby Emergency Communications Association will hold the USECA Hamfest 2018 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, October 28 at the UFCW Local 876 Hall, 876 Horace Brown Drive. Contact: Gary Simms, KI8M, (586) 322-2134. Email: ki8m@arrl.net. Talk-in 147.180+ (PL 100). VE exams, DXCC card checking.


UPPERCO, MARYLAND — The Carroll County Amateur Radio Club will hold the Mason Dixon Hamfest on Sunday, October 28 at the Sportsman’s Hall Roller Skating Center, 15500 Hanover Pike. Contact: Steve Beckman, N3SB, (410) 876-1482. Email: n3sb@gis.org. Website: http://k3pzn.net.


NOVEMBER

ENID, OKLAHOMA — The Enid Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2018 Enid Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Saturday, November 3 at the Garfield County Fairgrounds-Hoover Building, 302 E. Oxford Avenue. Contact: Bill, W5EIY, (580) 716-4788. Email: nokes3139@gmail.com. Website: www.enidarc.org. Talk-in 147.375+, 444.825+, and 145.290-. VE exams.


INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI — The Raytown Amateur Radio Club will hold its 2018 Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, November 3 at the American Legion Post 21, 16701 East U.S. 40 Highway. Contact: Dan, KCØNYT, (816) 674-8854. Email: dlcole640@gmail.com. Website: www.k0gq.com. Talk-in 145.17-. VE exams.


LAKEWOOD, COLORADO — The 285 TechConnect Radio Club will hold the 2018 Fall TechFest from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, November 3 at The Bridge Church at Bear Creek, 3101 S. Kipling Street. Website: www.na0tc.org. Talk-in 145.145- (PL 107.2).


LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA — The Stone Mountain Hamfest and 2018 ARRL Georgia State Convention will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, November 3 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, November 4 at the Gwinnet County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway. Contact: Stone Mountain Hamfest, P.O. Box 1282, Stone Mountain, GA 30086. Phone: (855) 786-8643. Website: http://stonemountainhamfest.com. VE exams.


MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — The Milwaukee Repeater Club will hold it 34th Annual Swapfest from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, November 3 at the Elks Lodge, 5555 W. Goodhope Road. Contact: Karen, KC9WQJ, (414) 578-0492. Email: kc9wqj@gmail.com. Website: www.mrc91.org. Talk-in 146.910- (PL 127.3).


NORFOLK, NEBRASKA — The Elkhorn Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2018 Northeast Nebraska Hamfest from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, November 3 at CHC Hall, 105 West Elm Avenue. Contact: Fred Wiebelhaus, KØFJW, (402) 992- 7653. Email: fwiebelhaus@cableone.net.


CANONSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA — Washington Amateur Communications Inc. will hold the WACOM 2018 Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, November 4 at The Printscape Arena at Southpointe, 114 Southpointe Boulevard. Contact: Bud, N3TIR, (724) 350-6745. Email: bud@n3tir.com. Website: www.wacomarc.org. Talk-in 146.790, 147.285, 147.390, 145.250, and 147.315 (PL 131.8 for all). VE exams, card checking.


MANITOWIC, WISCONSIN — The U.S.S. Cobia’s, a WWII submarine, radio (NB9QV) will be activated from 1400-2100 UTC, Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11 to honor Veteran’s Day. Frequencies include 7.240 and 14.240 +/-. QSL to W6BSF with a #10-sized SASE to 4932 S. 10th Street. Manitowic, WI 54220.


MARANA, ARIZONA — The Oro Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfest from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, November 10 at the Marana Middle School, 11285 West Grier Road. Email: hamfest@tucsonhamradio.org. Talk-in 146.620-, 444.100+, 147.320-, and 447.525- (PL 156.7 for all). VE exams, card checking.


MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA — The Montgomery Amateur Radio Club will hold its 2018 Hamfest and the 2018 ARRL Alabama Section Convention beginning 8:30 a.m., Saturday, November 10 at the Alcazar Shrine Temple, 555 Eastern Boulevard. Contact: Fred Beatty, K8AJX, (334) 270-0909. Website: www.w4ap.org. Talk-in 146.84-. VE exams, card checking.


FORT WAYNE, INDIANA — The Allen County Amateur Radio Tech Society will the 46th Annual Fort Wayne Hamfest & Computer Expo and 2018 ARRL Central Division Convention from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, November 17 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, November 18 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue. Contact: Hamfest Chairman (260) 579-2196. Email:chairman@fortwaynehamfest.com. Website: www.fortwaynehamfest.com. Talk-in 146.880-. VE exams, DXCC/WAS card checking.


BENSON, NORTH CAROLINA — The Johnston Amateur Radio Society will hold its Hamfest on Sunday, November 18 at the Benson American Legion Post 109, 605 North Wall Street. Contact: Mark Gibson, (919) 614-6822. Email: president@jars.net. Website: www.jars.net. Talk-in 147.270+ or 146.970-.


WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA — The Palms West Amateur Radio Club will hold The Fall 2018 WV4I Memorial Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, November 24 at the Alpert Family Service Center, 5841 Corporate Way. Contact: John, K2CIB, radiowhiz@gmail.com. Talk-in 147.045+ (PL 110.9).


WORLDWIDE — FISTS Friday will be held from 0000-23:59 UTC, Friday, November 23 to encourage FISTS/CW activity during the Thanksgiving weekend. Frequencies include 28.058, 24.908, 21.058, 17.085, 14.058, 10.118, 7.028, 3.558, and 1.808 MHz. QSL to awards@fistsna.org. Website: www.fistsna.org.


DECEMBER

DELTA, OHIO — The Fulton County Amateur Radio Club will hold its Winter Hamfest from 8-11 a.m., Saturday, December 1 at the Village of Delta Memorial Hall, 401 Main Street. Contact: Bryan Patterson, KBELG, (419) 822-5038 or (419) 250-6694. Email: kb8elg@hotmail.com. VE exams.


MESA, ARIZONA — The Superstition Amateur Radio Club will hold Superstition SuperFest 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, December 1 at Mesa Community College, 1833 W. Southern Avenue. Email: . Website: www.sperstitionsuperfest.org. Talk-in 147.120+ (PL 162.2), 448.275- (PL 100), 449.600- (PL 100). VE exams, card checking, fox hunt, special event station K7A.


OCALA, FLORIDA — The Silver Springs Radio Club will hold its Hamfest from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, December 1 at the Southeast Livestock Pavilion, 2232 NE Jacksonville Road. Email: hamfest@k4gso.us. Website: http://k4gso.us. Talk-in 146.610 (PL 123). VE exams.


MADISON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN — The L’Anse Creuse Amateur Radio Club will hold its 46th Annual Swap & Shop from 8 a.m. to noon, Sunday, December 2 at UFCW Local 876 Hall, 876 Horace Brown Drive. Contact: Russ Price, N8HAR, n8har1977@gmail.com. Website: . Talk-in 147.08+ (PL 100). VE exams.


PLANT CITY, FLORIDA — The Florida Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Council will hold the 43rd Annual Tampa Bay Hamfest and Electronics Show and 2018 ARRL West Central Section Convention from 1-6 p.m., Friday, December 7 and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, December 8 at the Strawberry Festival Grounds Expo Building, at the intersection of Lemon Street and W. Palmetto Avenue. Website: www.tampabayhamfest.org. Talk-in 146.685- (PL 127.3) or 147.165+ (PL 136.5). VE exams, WAS / DXCC / IARU / VUCC card checking.





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