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JULY

HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA — The Harrisburg Radio Amateurs’ Club will hold its 48th Annual Firecracker Electronics Expo and Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Saturday, July 6 at the Harrisburg Area Community Center, 3599 Industrial Road. Contact: Terry Snyder, WB3BKN, P.O. Box 355, Halifax, PA 17032. Phone: (717) 896-0256. Email: wb3bkn1@gmail.com. Website: www.w3uu.org. Talk-in 146.13+ (PL 100). DXCC / WAS card checking.


OAK CREEK, WISCONSIN — The South Milwaukee Amateur Radio Clubwill hold its Swapfest 19’ beginning 6:30 a.m., Saturday, July 6 at the American Legion Post 434, 9327 South Shepard Avenue. Contact: Karen, KC9WQJ, (414) 578-0492 or Mike Lea, W9MRL, (262) 880-2091. Website: www.qsl.net/wa9txe. Talk-in 146.91.


SALISBURY, NORTH CAROLINA — The Rowan Amateur Radio Society will hold the 34th Annual Firecracker HAMFEST from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 6 at the Salisbury, NC Civic Center, 315 Martin Luther King Avenue, S. Contact: Doug Spriggs, W4DCS, (704) 762-0192. Email: w4dcs@arrl.net. Website: www.rowanars.com . Talk-in 145.41 (PL 136.5) or 146.52. VE exams.


PLAINS, PENNSYLVANIA — The Murgas Amateur Radio Club will hold the 40th Annual Wilkes-Barre Hamfest and Computerfest beginning 8 a.m., Sunday, July 7 at the Polish American Veterans Hall, 2 South Oak Street. Contact: Herb, K2LNS, (570) 829-2695. Email: murgasarc@fmail.com. Website: http://hamfest.murgasarc.org . Talk-in 146.61 (PL 82.5). VE exams.


INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA — The Indianapolis Hamfest Association will hold the 49th Annual Indianapolis from 2-7 p.m., Friday, July 12 and from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 13 at the Marion County Fairgrounds, 7300 E. Troy Avenue. Phone: (317) 829-6868. Website: www.indyhamfest.com. DXCC card checking.


ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA — The Wattsburg Wireless Association will hold the 18th Annual Northwest PA Hamfest beginning 7:30 a.m., Saturday, July 13 at the Greene Township Municipal Building, 9333 Tate Road. Email: hamfest@ wattsburg-wireless.us. Website: www.wattsburg-wireless.us. VE exams.


PHOENIXVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA — The Mid Atlantic Amateur Radio Club will hold the Valley Forge Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Saturday, July 13 at the Kimberton Fire Co. Fairgrounds, 762 Pike Springs Road. Contact: Jeremy Carlo, N2ZLQ, (917) 612-2163. Email: n2zlq@marc-radio.org. Website: www.marc-radio.org . Talk-in 146.13- (PL 131.8) or 147.06+ (PL 131.8). VE exams.


ROSEVILLE, MINNESOTA — The Minnesota Amateur Group of Independent Communicators will hold the 16th Annual MAGIC TAILGATER from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 13 at the Galilee Lutheran Church, 145 N. McCarrons Boulevard. Website: www.magicrepeater.net. Talk-in 145.170 (PL 100).


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 13 at the Doyle Convention Center, 2010 5th Avenue North. Contact: TARS, P.O. Box 73, Texas City, TX 77592. Website: www.tidelands.org. Talk-in 147.14 (PL 167.9) or 442.025 (PL 103.5). VE exams, T-hunt.


AUGUSTA, NEW JERSEY — The Sussex County Amateur Radio Club will hold the 41st Annual SCARC Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Sunday, July 14 at the Sussex County Farm & Horse Show Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Road. Phone: (973) 862-8197. Email: hamfest@scarcnj.org. Website: www.sussexhamfest.org. Talk-in 147.30+ (PL 151.4). VE exams.


ESSEX, MONTANA — The 85th Annual Glacier-Waterton International Hamfest will be held Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21 at the Glacier Meadow RV Park, 15735 U.S. Highway 2 East. Email: directors@gwhamfest.org. Website: www.gwhamfest.org . VE exams, T-hunt.


RENO, NEVADA — The Sierra Nevada Amateur Radio Society will hold NVCON and 2019 ARRL Nevada State Convention from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, July 19 and from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday, July 20 at the Boomtown Casino Hotel, 2100 Garson Road. Phone: (775) 453-4142. Email: info@nvcon.org. Website: . VE exams, special event station.


ALEXANDER, NEW YORK — The Lancaster Amateur Radio Club will hold the Batavia Hamfest beginning 6 a.m., Saturday, July 20 at the Alexander Firemen Grounds, 10708 Alexander Road (Rt. 98). Contact: Luke, N2GDU, luke48@gmail.com. Website: http://w2so.org. Talk-in 147.285 (PL 141.3). VE exams.


CARY, NORTH CAROLINA — The Cary Amateur Radio Club will hold its 47th Annual SWAPFEST from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at Harold Ritter Park, 301 West Lochmere Drive. Website: www.caryarc.org. VE exams.


CHEHALIS, WASHINGTON — The Chehalis Valley Amateur Radio Society will hold the 21st Annual Ham Radio Tailgate Swap Meet from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 20 at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, 2555 N. National Avenue. Contact: John, (360) 273-5929. Email: k7osk@boatanchor.com. Website: http://cvars.org . Talk-in 147.060+ (PL 110..9).


ELYRIA, OHIO — The Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society will hold NOARFEST from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 20 at Lorain County Community College-John A. Spitzer Conference Center, 1005 N. Abbe Road. Contact: Carl Rimmer, W8KRF, (216) 256-9624 (before 9 p.m.). Email: noarsfest@noars.net. Website: www.noars.net . Talk-in 146.70- (PL 110.9).


KENAI, ALASKA — The Moosehorn Amateur Radio Club will hold the 12th Annual Kenai Peninsula Hamfest from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, July 20 at the Kenai American Legion Hall, 902 Cook Avenue. Contact: Ed Cole, KL7UW, (907) 776-5829. Email: kl7uw@acsalaska.net. Website: www.kl7uw.com. Talk-in 146.88-. VE exams.


LOUISA, KENTUCKY — The Big Sandy Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 20 at the Lawrence County Community Center, 205 Bulldog Lane. Contact: Tom Lykins, K4LID, (606) 638-4735, Email: k4lid@panix.com. Website: http://bsarc.org. Talk-in 147.390 (PL 127.3).


SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS — The Motorola Amateur Radio Club will air special event station K9MOT to commemorate Motorola’s contribution to the Apollo program. Frequencies include 3.83, 7.23, 14.245, 21.435 MHZ for SSB; 3.543, 7.043, 14.043, 21.043, 28.043 MHz for CW. QSL to Motorola ARC, P.O. Box 59701, Schaumburg, IL 60159. Email: k9mot@arrl.net. Website: www.qsl.net/k9mot.


SLIDELL, LOUISIANA — The Ozone Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2019 Slidell EOC Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, July 20 at the John Slidell Park Gymnasium, 105 Robert Boulevard. Email: hamfest@ w5ala.net. Website: www.w5ala.net. Talk-in 147.27+ (PL 114.8). VE exams.


PEOTONE, ILLINOIS — The Kankakee Area Radio Society will hold KARSFEST 2019 beginning 6 a.m., Sunday, July 21 at the Will County Fairgrounds. Contact: Art Reis, K9XI, (815) 348-7752. Email: karsfest@gmail.com. Website: www.w9az.com. VE exams, card checking.


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 21 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.


VAN WERT, OHIO — The Van Wert Amateur Radio Club will hold the 31st Annual Van Wert Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Sunday, July 21 at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds, 1055 S. Washington Street. Contact: Steve Kouts, WA8WKF, (419) 771-8152. Email: secretary@w8fy.org. Website: http://w8fy.org . Talk-in 146.850.


WASHINGTON, MISSOURI — The Zero Beaters Amateur Radio Club will hold its annual Hamfest from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, July 21 at the Washington Elks Hall, 1459 West 5th Street. Contact: Bruce Serbus kd0kcf@sbcglobal.net. Talk-in 147.24+. VE exams.


LINCOLN, NEBRASKA — The Central States VHF Society will hold the 53rd Annual CSVHFS Conference from 3-8 p.m., Thursday, July 25; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, July 26; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, July 27; and Sunday, July 28 at the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, 5353 N. 27th Street. Email: registration@csvhfs.org. Website: http://2019.csvhfs.org . DXCC / VUCC / WAS / WAC card checking.


OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA — Ham Holiday 2019 and the 2019 ARRL Oklahoma State Convention will be held from 3-9 p.m., Friday, July 26 and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 27 at Oklahoma City Community College, 7777 S. May Avenue. Website: http://hamholiday.com. VE exams.


CHAMBERSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA — The Cumberland Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold the CVARC Hamfest 2019 from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 27 at the Cumberland Valley Engine & Machinery Association Show Grounds, 1501 Criders Church Road. Email: hamfest@w3ach.org. Website: http://w3ach.org . Talk-in 147.120+ (PL 100). VE exams.


MONUMENT, COLORADO — The Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association will hold the PPRAA 49th Annual Ham Radio Megafest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 27 at Lewis-Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Road. Email: megafest@ppraa.org. Website: http://ppraaa.org . Talk-in 146.970- (PL 100). VE exams.


WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA — The Western Carolina Amateur Radio Society will hold the WCARS Hamfest 2019 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 27 at the Haywood County Fairgrounds, 758 Crabtree Road. Email: wcars.nc. hamfest@gmail.com. Website: www.wcars.org . VE exams.


RAVENNA, OHIO — The Portage Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfair 2019 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, July 28 at the Maplewood Career Center, 7075 State Route 88. Contact: Joanne Solak, KJ3O, (330) 274-8240. Email: kj3o@arrl.net. VE exams.


UTICA, NEW YORK — The Utica Amateur Radio Club will hold RadioCom 2019 from 8 a.m. to noon, Sunday, July 28 at the Deerfield Firehouse Grounds, 5476 Trenton Road. Contact: Bob Decker, AA2CU, (315) 797-6614. Email: tbd2626@yahoo.com. Website: www.uticaarc.com. Talk-in 146.76-. VE exams.


AUGUST

CARLINVILLE, ILLINOIS — The West Central Illinois Hamfest will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, August 3 at the Macoupin County Fairgrounds. Contact: Jim, N9LQF, (217) 248-3548. VE exams. GROVE CITY, OHIO — The Voice of Aladdin Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2019 Columbus Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, August 3 at the Aladdin Shrine Center, 1801 Gateway Circle. Website: www.columbushamfest.com. Talk-in 146.760- (PL 123). VE exams.


TRUMANSBURG, NEW YORK — The Tompkins County Amateur Radio Club will hold the Ithaca Hamfest from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, August 3 at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds. Email: ne2t@arrl.net. Website: http://tcara-ny-org. VE exams.


VINTON VIRGINIA — The Roanoke Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold the Roanoke HamFun from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, August 3 at the Vinton Moose Lodge, 2127 E. Washington Avenue. Website: http://roanolehamfest.info. Talk-in 146.985- (PL 107.2). VE exams.


BERRYVILLE, VIRGINIA — The Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold the 69th Annual Berryville Hamfest beginning 6 a.m., Sunday, August 4 at the Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds, 890 W. Main Street. Contact: John, WD4GEK, (540) 436-3818 or (540) 333-0837. Email: berryvillehamfest@gmail.com. Website: www.svarc.us . VE exams.


FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA — The Cape Fear Amateur Radio Society will hold the 21st Annual Ole Fashioned CFARS SwapFest from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, August 10 at the Cumberland County Shrine Club, 7040 Ramsey Street. Contact: David, KR4OE, (910) 624-1394. Email: kr4oe@nc.rr.com. Talk-in 146.910- (PL 100). VE exams.


HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA — The Tri-State Amateur Radio Association will hold its 57th Annual Hamfest from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, August 10 at the New Baptist Church, 610 28th Street. Contact: Fred Herr, WD8AGH, (304) 736-2057. Email: wd8agh@gmail.com. VE exams, card checking.


ONALASKA, WISCONSIN — The Riverland Amateur Radio Club will hold its Swapfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m, Saturday, August 10 at the Onalaska American Legion, 731 Sand Lake Road. Contact: Greg Miller, KA9FOZ, (608) 792-7841. Email: ka9foz@gmail.com. Talk-in 146.970 (PL 131.8). VE exams, DXCC / VUCC / WAC / WAS / 160m card checking.


RACINE, WISCONSIN — The Megacycle Club of Racine will hold its Free Fest from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, August 10 at the Greater Racine Kennel Club, 6320 Six Mile Road. Contact: Dan, KA9OIL, ka9oil@yahoo.com. Website: www.w9udu.org . Talk-in 147.270+ (PL 127.3).


O’FALLON, MISSOURI — The St. Charles Amateur Radio Club will hold the SCARC Hamfest from 7 a.m. to noon, Sunday, August 11 at the O’Fallon Elks Lodge, 1163 Tom Ginnever Avenue. Contact: Michael Maninger, KCØGKN, (636) 697-5381. Email: scarc.hamfest@gmail.com. Website: http://wb0his.org.hamfest. Talk-in 146.670- or 145.330-.


HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA — The Huntsville Hamfest Association will hold the Huntsville Hamfest and 2019 ARRL Alabama State Convention from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, August 17 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, August 18 at the Von Braun Center, South Hall, 700 Monroe Street W. Contact: Mark Brown, N4BCD, (256) 503-8887. Email: mark.n4bcd@yahoo.com. Website: www.hamfest.org . Talk-in 146.94 (PL 100) or 145.33- (PL 100). VE exams, DXCC card checking, Young Ham of the Year presentation.





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