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MAY

DEERFIELD, NEW HAMPSHIRE — The New England Amateur Radio Festival (NEAR-Fest)) will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, May 3 and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 4 at the Deerfield Fairgrounds, 34 Stage Road. Website: http://near-fest.com.


AMARILLO, TEXAS — The Panhandle Amateur Radio Club will hold its 19th Annual Picnic & Swapfest from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 4 at 1900 Line Avenue. Contact: PARC, P.O. Box 10221, Amarillo, TX 79116-0221. Website: www.w5wx.org. Talk-in 146.940- (PL 88.5). VE exams.


BOONSBORO MARYLAND — The Antietam Radio Association will hold The Great Hagerstown Hamfest from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 4 at the Washington County Ag-Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike. Contact: Steve Struharik, WA8EIH, (240) 818-1248. Email: struhariks@gmail.com. Alternate Contact: William Collins, K3WJC, (304) 676-9391. Email: colli020@gmail.com. Website: http://w3cwc.org. Talk-in 147.090+ (PL 100). VE exams, card checking, fox hunt.


CADILLAC, MICHIGAN — The Wexaukee Amateur Radio Club will hold the 59th Annual Cadillac Swap on Saturday, May 4 at the Cadillac Junior High School, 500 Chestnut Street. Contact: Duane, KD8ULW, (231) 824-9813 (before 8 p.m.). Email: kd8ulw@arrl.net. Website: www.wexaukeearc.org. Talk-in 146.98. VE exams, card checking.


CEDARBURG, WISCONSIN — The Ozaukee Radio Club will hold its 41st Annual Spring Indoor Swapfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 4 at the Columbia St. Mary’s Center, W67N866 Washington Avenue. Contact: Kristian Moberg, KC9TFP, (262) 385-6027. Website: www.ozaukeeradioclub.org. Talk-in 146.97 (PL 127.3).


GRAND FORKS, MINNESOTA — The Forx Amateur Radio Club will hold the Grand Forks Hamfest Saturday, May 4 at Heritage Village, 219 20th Street N.E. Email: n0gfk@arrl.net. Website: www.wa0jxt.org. Talk-in 146.940- (PL 123). VE exams.


NORTHPORT, ALABAMA — The Black Warrior Hamfest Association will hold the Black Warrior Hamfest from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, May 4 at Echols Middle School, 2701 Echols Avenue. Email: kf4dgs1@gmail.com or kirkjema@ gmail.com. Website: www.blackwarriorhamfest.org. Talk-in 147.060- (PL 179.9). VE exams.


SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA — The Cochise Amateur Radio Association will hold the Cochise Hamfest and 7th Area Communications Exercise beginning 7 a.m., Saturday, May 4 at the club’s grounds, 2756 S. Moson Road. Contact: Charles, K4AFN, (520) 508-7087. Email: k4afn@arrl.net. Website: www.k7rdg.org. Talk-in 146.46- (PL 162.2). VE exams.


SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN — The Arrowhead Radio Amateur Club will hold its HAM FEST! from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 4 at the Head of Lakes Fairgrounds-Multi Purpose Building, 4700 Tower Avenue. Contact: Robert Schulz, KCØNFB, 115 Eden Lane, Duluth, MN 55805-1533. Phone: (218) 481-7458. Email: arac_hamfest@charter.net. Website: www.thearac.org. Talk-in 146.940- (PL 103.5), 147.000- (PL 103.5), or 146.940- (PL 114.8). VE exams, card checking.


BRISTOL, PENNSYLVANIA — The Warminster Amateur Radio Club will hold the WARC 2019 Hamfest beginning 7 a.m., Sunday, May 5 at the Bucks County Community College-Lower Bucks Campus, 1304 Veteran’s Parkway (Rt. 413). Contact: Michael Shanblatt, W3MAS, hamfest@k3dn.org. Website: www.k3dn.org. Talk-in 147.09 or 443.950. VE exams, DXCC card checking.


FISHKILL, NEW YORK — The Mt. Beacon Amateur Radio Club will hold the Spring Into Summer Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, May 5 at the Employee’s Recreation Center, 83 Red Schoolhouse Road. Contact: Adam Nowick, AE2AN, (845) 849-3666. Email: president@wr2abb.org. Website: http://wr2abb.org. Talk-in 146.97- (PL 100). VE exams.


SANDWICH, ILLINOIS — The Kishwaukee Amateur Radio Club will hold the DeKalb Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, May 5 at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. Contact: Bob Yurs, W9ICU, (815) 757-3219. Email: w9icu@arrl.net. Website: www.karc-club.org. Talk-in 146.730- (PL 100).


REIDSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA — The Rockingham County Amateur Radio Club will hold the 15th Annual Rockingham County Swapfest from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 11 at the Community Baptist Church, 509 Triangle Road. Contact: Paul Paterson, (336) 548-2027 or Roger D. Joyner, (336) 549-1222. Website: www.n4iv.org. Talk-in 147.345 (PL 103.5).


RENSSELAER, NEW YORK — The East Greenbush Amateur Radio Association will hold its 2019 Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Saturday, May 11 at the East Greenbush Volunteer Fire Department, 65 Phelps Road. Contact: Tom Scorsone, KC2FCP, kc2fcp@rr.nycap.com. Website: www.egara.cub.


STANWOOD, WASHINGTON —The Stanwood-Camano Amateur Radio Club will hold the SCARC 28th Annual Electronic Flea Market & Hamfest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 11 at Stanwood Middle School, 9405 271st Street NW. Contact Fred Laun, N7KRN, (360) 387-0624. Email: w7pig@arrl.net. Website: www.scarcwa.org . Talk-in 145.19. VE exams.


XENIA, OHIO — The Dayton Amateur Radio Association will hold the Dayton Hamvention from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, May 17; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 18; and 9 a.m., to 1 p.m., Sunday, May 19 at the Greene County Fairgrounds, 120 Fairgrounds Road. Phone: (937) 276-6930. Email: info@hamvention.org. Website: http://hamvention.org. Talk-in 146.94- (PL 123) or 146.985- (PL 120). VE exams, card checking, T-hunt, special event station: W8BI.


GOSHEN, CONNECTICUT — The Southern Berkshire Amateur Radio Club will hold its 28th Annual Hamfest from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 18 at the Goshen CT Fairgrounds, 116 Old Middle Street. Contact: Don, KB2SMZ, (845) 373- 7035 or Lee, K1LEE, (860) 435-0051. Website: www.sberk.org. Talk-in 147.285+ (PL 77). VE exams.


PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA — The Glorious Society of the Wormhole will hold the 2019 Wormfest beginning 8 a.m., Saturday, May 25 at Freedom Lake Park, corner of U.S. 19 and 49th Street. Contact: Mike Scott, (727) 492-6454. Email: k4zpe@jemke.com. Talk-in 146.850 (PL 146.2).


TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, NEW JERSEY — The Bergen Amateur Radio Association will hold the BARA Spring Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 25 at Westwood Regional Jr./Sr. High School, 701 Ridgewood Road. Contact: Jim Joyce, K2ZO, (201) 664-6725. Email: k2zo@arrl.net. Website: www.bara.net. Talk-in 146.19+ (PL 141.3). VE exam, DXCC card checking.


WEST FRIENSHIP, MARYLAND — The Maryland FM Association will hold the Memorial Day Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, May 26 at the Howard County Fair Grounds, Rt. #144. Contact: Maryland F.M. Association, P.O. Box 351, Hanover, MD 21076. Phone: (301) 641-5313 (between 6-10 p.m.). Email: marylandfm@verizon.net. Website: www.marylandfm. org. Talk-in 146.16+ (PL 107.2), 223.16+ (PL 107.2), and 449.00- (PL 107.2). Free VE exams.


PRESCOTT, ARIZONA — The Eagle Amateur Radio Club and the Yavapai Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2019 Prescott Hamfest at ERAU and the 2019 ARRL Arizona State Convention from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, May 31 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 1 at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, 3700 Willow Creek Road. Contact: Don Braun, KB8BOB, kb8bob@cox.net. Website: www.prescotthamfest.com. Talk-in 146.880- (PL 100) VE exams, DXCC card checking.


SEASIDE, OREGON — SEAPAC and the 2019 ARRL Northwestern Division Convention will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, May 31; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 1; and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, June 2 at the Seaside Convention Center, 415 First Avenue. Phone: (503) 882-7388. Email: info@seapac.org. Website: www.seapac.org . VE exams, card checking.


JUNE

BOONE, IOWA — The 3900 Club will hold Hamboree 2019 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 1 at the Boone County Fairgrounds-Community Building, 1601 Industrial Park Road. Contact: Clay Conard, WØFS, (515) 838-2285. Email: hamboree@ 3900club.com. Website: www.3900club.com. Talk-in 146.850-. VE exams, DXCC card checking.


HILTON, NEW YORK — The Rochester Amateur Radio Association will hold the 92nd Rochester Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 1 at the Hilton Exempt Club, 137 South Avenue. Email: hfproducer@rochesterham.org. Website: https://rochesterham.org. VE exams, WAS / WAC / DXCC / VUCC card checking.


HUDSONVILLE, MICHIGAN — The Independent Repeater Association will hold the 2019 Hudsonville IRA Hamfest from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 1 at the Hudsonville Fairgrounds, 5235 Park Avenue. Contact: Kathy, KB8KZH, (616) 541-4090. Email: hamfest@w8ira.org. Website: www.w8ira.org. Talk-in 147.16. VE exams.


MARIETTA, GEORGIA — The Atlanta Radio Club and Kennehoochee Amateur Radio Club will hold the Atlanta Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 1 at Jim Miller Park, 2245 Calloway Road. Contact: John Talipsky, N3ACK, n3ack@atlantaradioclub.org. Website: www.altantahamfest.org. VE exams.


PLYMOUTH, MINNESOTA — The Twin City FM Club will hold its Spring Tailgate Swapfest beginning 8 a.m., Saturday, June 1 at the West Medicine Lake Community Center, 1705 Forestview Lane North. Contact: Mike (612) 718-4718. Email: trustee.tcfmc@gmail.com. Talk-in 146.76 (PL 114.8).


PROSPECT, PENNSYLVANIA — The Breezeshooter Amateur Radio Club will hold its 65th Annual Hamfest and 2019 ARRL Western Pennsylvania Section Convention from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 1 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, June 2 at the Big Butler Fairgrounds, 1127 New Castle Road (Rt. 422). Phone: (412) 389-1739. Email: hamfest@ breezeshooters.org. Website: www.breezeshooters.org. VE exams, DXCC card checking.


TEDROE, OHIO — The Fulton County Amateur Radio Club will hold its Summer Hamfest 2019 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 1 at The Roth Family Woodlot, 105 Hill Avenue. Contact: Bryan Patterson, KB8ELG, (419) 822-5038 or (419) 250-6694. Email: kb8elg@hotmail.com. Website: http:///k8bxq.org. Talk-in 147.195+. VE exams.


QUEENS, NEW YORK — The Hall of Science Amateur Radio Club will hold Hamfest 2019 & Electronics Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, June 2 at the New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Contact Steve Greenbaum, WB2KDG, (718) 898-5599 (evenings only). Email: wb2kdg@arrl.net. Website: http://hosarc.org. Talk-in 444.200+ (PL 136.5). VE exams.


PLANO, TEXAS — Ham-Com 2019 and the 2019 ARRL Western Gulf Division Convention will be held from noon to 5 p.m., Friday, June 7 and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 8 at the Plano Event Center, 2000 East Spring Creek Parkway. Contact: HamCom, P.O. Box 260721, Plano, TX 75026. Email: info@hamcom.org. Website: www.hamcom. org . Talk-in 147.18 (PL 107.2). VE exams.


LIME RIDGE, PENNSYLVANIA — The Columbia-Montour Amateur Radio Clubwill hold the 29th Annual Bloomsburg Hamfest from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 8 at the Lime Ridge Community Center, 6405 4th Street. Contact: Dave, WC3A, (570) 951-9694. Email: ten_speed_99@yahoo.com. Website: www.qsl.net/cm-arc. Talk-in 147.225+ (PL 85.4). VE exams.


MARYSVILLE, OHIO — The Union County Amateur Radio Club will hold its 3rd Annual Ham Radio TailGate & TrunkFest from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 8 at the New Horizons Baptist Church, 17939 Paver Barnes Road. Contact: Ken, W8KWH, w8kwh@yahoo.com. Website: www.ohiohams.net . Talk-in 145.350 (PL 127.3) or 443.450.


BETHPAGE, NEW YORK — The Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club will hold the LIMARC Outdoor Hamfest beginning 9 a.m., Sunday, June 9 at the former Briarcliffe College, 1055 Stewart Avenue. Contact: Richie, K2KNB, (516) 694-4937. Email: hamfest@limarc.org. Website: http://limarc.org . Talk-in 146.85 (PL 136.5). VE exams, DXCC / WAS card checking.


GRANITE CITY, ILLINOIS — The Egyptian Radio Club will hold EgyptianFest 2019 from 7 a.m. to noon, Sunday, June 9 at the Holy Family Catholic Church Community Center, 2600 Washington Avenue. Contact: Jason, kb9lbc@gmail.com. Website: www.w9aiu.org. Talk-in 146.76 (PL 141.3) or 146.79 (PL 127.3). VE exams.


HELENA, ALABAMA — The Shelby County Amateur Radio Club will hold the Helena Hamfest 2019 from 4-7 p.m., Friday, June 14 and from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 15 at the Helena Community Center, 100 Sports Complex Drive. Contact: William Shores, KM4SKC, (205) 365-1053. Email: km4skc@gmail.com. Website: www.w4shl.com . VE exams.


KNOXVILLE, TENNESEE — The Radio Amateur Club of Knoxville will hold its 53rd Annual Hamfest & Electronics Exposition from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 15 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.


MANASSAS PARK, VIRGINIA — The Ole Virginia Hams Amateur Radio Club will hold the 45th Annual Manassas Hamfest beginning 6:30 a.m., Saturday, June 15 at the Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams Street. Contact: Don, WA2SWX, chairman@manassashamfest.org. Website: http://manassashamfest.org or http://w4ovh.net. Talk-in 146.97-. VE exams, DXCC card checking.


OWENSVILLE, OHIO — The Milford Amateur Radio Club and Southwest Ohio DX Association will hold the 2019 Milford Hamfest in conjunction with W8DXCC from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, June 15 at the Clermont County Fairgrounds- Multipurpose Building, 1000 Locust Street. Contact: Dave, K8DV, president@w8mrc.com. Website: www.w8mrc.com. DXCC & CQ award card checking. Special event stations: K8S, K8W, K8O, and K8H.


PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY — The Raritan Valley Radio Club will hold the W2QW – Hamfest from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 15 at Piscataway High School, 110 Behmer Road. Contact: Drew, W2OU, (732) 801-4654 (before 9 p.m.) Email: w3oudrew@gmail.com. Website: www.w2qw.org . Talk-in 146.625- (PL 103.5) or 442.250+ (PL 141.3). VE exams, DXCC / VUCC / WAS card checking.


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 16 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds, M-50 at Raisinville Road. Contact: Fred VanDaele, KA8EBI, 4 Carl Drive, Monroe, MI 48162. Email: ka8ebi@yahoo.com. Website: www.mcrca.org. Card checking.


UPPERCO, MARYLAND — The Baltimore Amateur Radio Club will hold the Father’s Day Hamfest & Marketplace from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, June 16 at the Arcadia Carnival Grounds, 16020 Carnival Avenue. Email: w3ft67@yahoo.com. Website: www.w3ft.com. DXCC card checking.





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