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MARCH

TRUSSVILLE, ALABAMA — The Birmingham Amateur Radio Club will hold BirmingHAMfest 2019 from 4-7 p.m., Friday, March 1 and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 2 at the Trussville Civic Center, 5381 Trrussville-Clay Road. Contact: Jeff Drew, N4JDU, P.O. Box 10464, Birmingham, AL 35203. Email: birminghamfest@w4cue.com. Website: .http://w4cue.com


CAVE CITY, KENTUCKY — The Mammoth Cave Amateur Radio Club will hold the 43rd Annual Cave City Hamfest beginning 7:30 a.m., Saturday, March 2 at the Cave City Convention Center, 502 Mammoth Cave Street. Contact: Larry Brumett, KN4IV, 108 Withers Street, Glasgow, KY 42141. Phone: (270) 651-2363. Email: lbrumett@glasgow-ky.com. Talk-in 146.34+. VE exams.


ELRYIA, OHIO — The Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society will hold the NOARS Winter Hamfest from 8 a.m. to noon, Sunday, March 3 at the 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: winterhamfest@noars.et. Website: www.noars.net. Talk-in 146.70 (PL 110.9).


IRVING, TEXAS — The Irving Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 2 at the Betcha Bingo Hall, 2420 W. Irving Boulevard. Contact: Ken Hanson, N2VIP, (609) 510-3068. Email: ken@n2vip.org. Website: http://irvingarc.org . Talk-in 146.720 (PL 110.9). VE exams.


PUNTA GORDO, FLORIDA — The Peace River Radio Association will hold the Charlotte County Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Saturday, March 2 at the Punta Gordo Boat Club, 802 West Retta Esplanade. Contact: Dave Beck, WB4GVZ, a1steel@verizon.net. Website: www.prra.club. Talk-in 147.255.


RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS — The Arkansas River Valley Amateur Radio Foundation will hold the Russellville Hamfest beginning 9 a.m., Saturday, March 2 at the L.V. Williamson Boys & Girls Club of the Arkansas River Valley, 600 East 16th Street. Email: russellvillehamfest@gmail.com. Website: http://sites.google.com.view/arvarf. VE exams.


CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA — The Mecklenburg Amateur Radio Society will hold the Charlotte Hamfest and 2019 ARRL North Carolina Section Convention from 3-7 p.m., Friday, March 8 and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 9 at the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center, 4551 Airport Road. Phone: (704) 948-7373. Website: www.charlottehamfest. org. Talk-in 146.655 or 146.940 (PL 118.8). VE exams, card checking.


RAYNE, LOUISIANA — The Acadiana Amateur Radio Association will hold the 59th Acadiana Hamfest and 2019 ARRL Louisiana State Convention from 3-8 p.m., Friday, March 8 and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 9 at the Rayne Civic Center, 112 Frog Festival Drive. Website: www.w5ddl.org. Talk-in 146.820 (PL 103.5). VE exams, DXCC card checking.


BRAZIL, INDIANA — The Wabash Valley Amateur Radio Association will hold its 2019 Hamfest & Computer Expo from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 9 at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds, 6550 North State Road 59. Email: hamfest@ w9uuu.org. Website: http://w9uuu.org. Talk-in 146.685 (PL 151.4).


CHICOPEE, MASSACHUSETTS — The Mt. Tom Amateur Repeater Association will hold the 32nd Annual Amateur Radio & Electronics Hamfest beginning 8:30 a.m., Saturday, March 9 at the Castle of Knights, 1599 Memorial Drive. Contact: Brian Mullarney, N1FI, 20 Spring Street, Easthampton, MA 01027. Phone: (860) 478-6790. Email: n1fi@arrl.net. Website: www.mtara.org. Talk-in 146.94 (PL 127.3). Free VE exams.

EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN —The Eau Claire Amateur Radio Club will hold its 32nd Annual Amateur Equipment Auction from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 9 at the Saving Grace Lutheran Church, 2124 EastRidge Center. Website: www.ecarc.org.


LINCOLN, NEBRASKA — The Lincoln Amateur Radio Club will hold the Lincoln Hamfest and 2019 ARRL Nebraska State Convention from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 9 at the Lancaster Event Center, 4100 North 84th Street. Website: www.lincolnhamfest.org. Talk-in 146.76-. VE exams.


PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON — The Mike & Key Amateur Radio Club will hold the 38th Annual Mike and Key ARC Electronics Show & Swap Meet beginning 9 a.m. at the Puyallup Fair & Events Center-Pavilion Exhibition Hall, 110 9th Avenue SW. Contact: Diane Dinkelman, N7WA, (253) 631-3756. Email: ddmdink@gmail.com or n7wa@arrl.net. Talkin 146.82- (PL 103.5). VE exams.


TULLAHOMA, TENNESSEE — The Middle Tennessee Amateur Radio Society will hold the MTARS Tullahoma Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 9 at the First United Methodist Church, 208 West Lauderdale Street. Contact: Larry Cagle, K4WLO, 100 Urban Farms Road, Manchester, TN 37355. Phone: (251) 680-3520. Email: k4wlo@arrl.net. Website: www.qsl.net/mtars . VE exams.


KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN — The Southern Michigan Amateur Radio Society will hold the Michigan Crossroads Hamfest & Radio Swap from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 16 at Wings Event Center, 3600 Vanrick Drive. Contact: SMARS P.O. Box 934, Battle Creek, MI 49016. Phone: (269) 815-8007. Email: crossroadshamfest@w8df.com. Website: www.w8df.com . Talk-in 147.00+ (PL 94.8). VE exams.


MIDLAND, TEXAS — The Midland Amateur Radio Club will hold the 64th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Hamfest and 2019 ARRL West Texas Section Convention from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 16 at the Martin Luther King Community Center, 2300 Butternut Lane. Website: https://hamfest.w5qgg.org. VE exams.


STUART, FLORIDA — The Martin County Amateur Radio Association will hold the 44th Annual Stuart Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Saturday, March 16 at the Martin County Fairgrounds, 2616 SE Dixie Highway (A1A). Contact: MCARA Hamfest Chairman, P.O. Box 1901, Stuart, FL 34995. Phone: (561) 309-8138. Email: hamfest@mcaraweb.com. Website: www.stuarthamfest.com. Talk-in 147.060+. VE exams.


JEFFERSON, WISCONSIN — The Tri County Amateur Radio Club will hold Hamfest2019 beginning 8 a.m., Sunday, March 17 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Activity Center, 503 North Jackson Avenue. Contact: Johnny, KD9IQC, (920) 723-7439. Email: hamfest@w9mqb.org. Talk-in 145.49 (PL 123). VE exams.


PERRYSBURG, OHIO — The Toledo Mobile Radio Association will hold the TMRA Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, March 17 at the Owens Community College-Student Health and Activity Center, 30335 Oregon Road. Website: www.tmrahamradio.org.


ROCK FALLS, ILLINOIS — The Sterling-Rock Falls Amateur Radio Society will hold its 59th Annual Hamfest beginning 7:30 a.m., Sunday, March 17 at 601 W. 10th Street. Contact: Joe Baldwin, 10304 Hoover Road, Rock Falls, IL 61071. Phone: (815) 626-4766. Email: n9orq@hotmail.com. Website: http://w9mep.com . Talk-in 146.850 (PL 114.8). VE exams.


BUFFALO, MINNESOTA — The Maple Grove Radio Club will hold its Midwinter Madness Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 23 at the Buffalo Civic Center, 1306 County Road 134. Email: swap@k0ltc.org. Website: http://k0ltc.org. Talk-in 147.000+ (PL 114.8). VE exams.


CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA — The 35th Annual Charleston Area Hamfest and 2019 ARRL West Virginia Section Convention will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 23 at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center, 200 Civic Center Drive. Contact: Rick Cummings, WV8RC, (304) 610-6404. Email: rickwv8rc@gmail.com. Talk-in 145.35 (PL 91.5). VE exams, DXCC / WAS / VUCC and CQDX card checking.


CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA — The 35th Annual Charleston Area Hamfest and 2019 ARRL West Virginia Section Convention will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 23 at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center, 200 Civic Center Drive. Contact: Rick Cummings, WV8RC, (304) 610-6404. Email: rickwv8rc@gmail.com. Talk-in 145.35 (PL 91.5). VE exams, DXCC / WAS / VUCC and CQDX card checking.


GODFREY, ILLINOIS — The Lewis & Clark Radio Club will hold its 2019 Hamfest from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 23 at the Lewis & Clark Community College-The Commons, 5800 Godfrey Road. Email: hamfest@k9ham.org. Website: https://k9ham.org . Talk-in 145.230- (PL 79.7). VE exams.


MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — The Milwaukee Amateur Radio Club and the Milwaukee Area Amateur Radio Society will hold the Spring Interclub Swapfest from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 23 at the Milwaukee Elks Lodge #46, 5555 West Good Hope Road. Phone: (414) 459-9741. Email: swapfest@w9rh.org. Website: www.w9rh.org . Talk-in 145.390 (PL 127.3) or 145.130 (PL 127.3).


MT. VERNON, MISSOURI — The Ozarks Amateur Radio Society will hold its 2019 Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 23 at the Mt. Vernon Arts and Recreation Center, 822 W. Mt. Vernon Boulevard. Contact: Bob Myer, KAØRM, 704 Windsor Avenue, Aurora, MO 65605. Website: http://w0oar.com. Talk-in 146.970- (PL 162.2).


UNION CITY, TENNESEE — The Reelfoot Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2019 Ides of March Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Saturday, March 23 at the Tennessee National Guard Armory, 2017 East Reelfoot Avenue. Contact: Bob, K9IL, or Harrell, WD4LAR harrelld@charter.net. Website: http://reelfootarc.com . Talk-in 146.700- (PL 100)> VE exams, card checking.


ANNANDALE, VIRGINA — The Vienna Wireless Society will hold its Winterfest from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, March 24 at the Northern Virginia Community College Annandale Campus-Richard J. Ernst Cultural Center, 8333 Little River Turnpike. Contact: Doug, AK4AO, (703) 698-6158. Website: www.viennawireless.net. Talk-in 146.910. VE exams, WAS / DXCC / VUCC card checking.


DXCC / VUCC card checking. MT. LUAREL, NEW JERSEY — The South Jersey Radio Association will hold the SJRA 2019 Radio Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, March 24 at The Hotel ML, 915 Route 73. Email: conference@sjra.org. Website: http://sjra.org. Talk-in 145.290 (PL 91.5). Free VE exams, special event station: K2AA.


SEVIERVILLE, TENNESSEE — The Sevier County Amateur Radio Society will hold the 2019 Sevier County Hamfest and 2019 ARRL Delta Section Convention from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 30 at the Sevier County Fairgrounds, 754 Old Knoxville Highway. Email: hamfest@seviercountyars.org. Website: http://seviercountyars.org . VE exams, card checking.


APRIL

BRANSON, MISSOURI — The Four State QRP Group will hold OzarkCon beginning 4 p.m., Friday, April 5 and from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, April 6 at the Stone Castle Hotel & Conference Center, 3050 Green Mountain Drive. Website: www.ozarkcon.com. Friday kit building workshop, special event station: KØN.


BRAINERD, MINNESOTA — The Brainerd Amateur Radio Club will hold the Brainerd Area Hamfest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 6 at the Brainerd National Guard Armory, 1115 Wright Street. Contact: BAARC, 33247 East Shamineau Drive, Motley. MN 56466. Website: www.brainerdham.org. Talk-in 147.225+. VE exams, ARRL card checking.


FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS — The Fort Smith Area Amateur Radio Club will hold the Hanging Judge Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 6 at the Sebastian County Emergency Communications and Training Facility, 8400 South Zero Street. Contact Mike Cole, W5TMC, (918) 427-1431 or (479) 522-3683. Email: mikew5tmc@gmail.com. Website: www.hangingjudgehamfest.com . VE exams.


GLENWOOD, IOWA — The Heartland Hams will hold Hamfest – 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 6 at the American Legion Hall, 104 N. Vine Street. Contact: Don Brown (712) 520-7942 or Sharon Sullivan (402) 551-1673. Website: http://heartlandhams.org. Talk-in 145.290.


LONGMONT, COLORADO — The Longmont Amateur Radio Club will hold LARCFEST 2019 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 6 at the Boulder County Fairgrounds-Exhibit Hall, 9595 Nelson Avenue. Contact: Jeff, jnoon.kdohaq@ hmail.com. Website: www.w0eno.org .


NORWICH, NEW YORK — The Chenango Valley Amateur Radio Association will hold the CVARA Bullthistle Hamfest from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 6 at the Chenango County Pomona Grange, 167 County Road 32A. Email: hamfest@ cvaraa.net. Website: http://cvara.net . Talk-in 146.685- (PL 110.96). VE exams.


BOSTON, PENNSYLVANIA — The Two Rivers Amateur Radio Club will hold its 48th Annual Hamfest / Computer Show from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, April 7 at The Boston Spectrum, 6001 Smithfield Street. Phone: (412) 398-1092. Email: petersondt@verizon.net or information@trarc.net. Website: www.trarc.net . Talk-in 146.73. VE exams and card checking.


FRAMINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS — The Framingham Amateur Radio Association will hold the Framingham Flea from 9 a.m. to noon, Sunday, April 7 at Keefe Technical School, 750 Winter Street. Contact: Andy, KC1DMM, (508) 310- 5913 (before 9 p.m.). Email: tables@w1fy.org. Website: http://w1fy.org. Talk-in 147.15. VE exams.


CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA — The Green Country Hamfest and 2019 ARRL Oklahoma State Convention will be held 4-9 p.m., Friday, April 12 and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 13 at the Claremore Expo Center, 400 Veterans Parkway. Email: info@greencountryhamfest.org. Website: greencountryhamfest.org. Talk-in 147.09+ (PL 88.5). VE exams, DXCC / WAS / WAC / VUCC card checking.


VISALIA, CALIFORNIA — The Northern California DX Club will hold the 70th International DX Convention from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, April 12; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, April 13; and from 7:30-11 a.m., Sunday, April 14 at the Visalia Convention Center, 303 E. Acequia Avenue. Email: info@dxconvention.com. Website: www.dxconvention.com. DXCC / WAS / VUCC / CQ Award card checking, special event station: N6V.


CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO — The Cuyahoga Falls Amateur Radio Club will hold its 65th Annual Hamfest Electronic and Computer Show from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 13 at the Elidio & Sons Party Center, 48 E. Bath Road. Contact: Pat Morrow, N8OQP, P.O. Box 614, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44222-0614. Phone: (234) 206-0270. Email: hamfest2019@cfarc.org. Website: www.cfarc.org. Talk-in 147.27+ or 444.850+. Free VE exams.


HAMPTON, NEW HAMPSHIRE — The Port City Amateur Radio Club will hold the Seacoast Amateur Radio Flea Market from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 13 at the St. James Masonic Lodge, 77 Tide Mill Road. Contact: Mark Pride, K1RX, (603) 231-8695 or Dick Cooper, W1MSN, (603) 474-2373. Email: fleamarket@w1wqm.org. Website: www.w1wqm.org. VE exams.


MOBILE, ALABAMA — The Mobile Amateur Radio Club will hold the Mobile Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 13 at the Abba Shrine Center, 7701 Hitt Road. Contact: Larry, (251) 635-2327. Email: mobilehamfest@outlook.com. Website: http://w4iax.net. VE exams.


STOUGHTON, WISCONSIN — The Madison Area Repeater Association will hold the 47th Annual Madison Hamfest from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 13 at the Mandt Community Center, 400 Mandt Parkway. Contact: Paul Toussaint, (608) 205-1994. Email: w9hsy@execpc.com. Website: www.w9hsy.org. Talk-in 147.150+ (PL 123). VE exams.


YAKIMA, WASHINGTON — The Yakima Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 13 at the State Fair Park-Modern Living Building, 1301 South Fair Avenue. Contact: Bob Rutherford, (509) 945-5366. Email: w7aqtreasurer@gmail.com. Website: www.w7aq.com. Talk-in 146.660 (PL 123). VE exams, bunny hunt.


TOMS RIVER, NEW JERSEY — The Jersey Shore Amateur Radio Society will hold the Hamfest By The Shore beginning 8 a.m., Sunday, April 14 at Riverwood Park, corner of Riverwood Drive & Whiteville Road. Contact: Tom, KD9BVC, (732) 403-0448. Email: kd9bvc@aol.com. Website: www.jsars.org. Talk-in 146.910- (PL 127.3). VE exams.


WALDO, FLORIDA — The Gainesville Amateur Radio Society will hold the Gainesville Hamfest 2019 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 20 at the First Baptist Church of Waldo, 14730 Kennard Street. Contact: Larry Rovak, WB2SVB, (201) 697-7721. Email: hamfestchairman@gars.club. Website: www.gars.club. Talk-in 146.82-. VE exams.


STERLING, VIRGINIA — The Southeastern VHF Society, Northeast Weak Signal Group, and Mt. Airy VHF Radio Club will hold the VHF Super Conference from Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28 at the Holiday Inn Washington- Dulles International Airport, 45425 Holiday Drive. Contact: Mark Casey, K1MAP, 303 Main Street, Hampden, MA 01036. Website: www.vhfsuperconference.com.


DES MOINES, IOWA — The Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association will hold the 2019 DMRAA Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 27 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds-Elwell Family Center, 300 East Grand Avenue. Contact: DMRAA, P.O. Box 88, Des Moines, IA 50301. Email: info@dmraa.com. Website: www.dmraa.com. Talk-in 146.940 (PL 114.8). VE exmas.


GEORGETOWN, DELAWARE — The Sussex Amateur Radio Association will hold the Delmarva Amateur Radio & Electronics EXPO beginning 7:30 a.m., Saturday, April 27 at the Cheer Community Center, 20520 Sand Hill Road. Contact: Vic, KC3BUI, (302) 628-3060. Website: www.radioelectronicsexpo.com. Talk-in 147.090 (PL 156.7). VE exams, card checking.


MORGANTOWN, NORTH CAROLINA — The Lenoir Amateur Radio Club, McDowell Amateur Radio Club, and Western Piedmont Amateur Radio Club will hold the 22nd Annual Catawba Valley Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Saturday, April 27 at the Burke County Fairgrounds, 145 Bost Road. Phone: (828) 437-2787. Website: www.cvhamfest.org. Talkin 145.210+ (PL 94.8). VE exams, DXCC / VUCC / WAS card checking.


PALMRYA, NEW YORK — The Drumlins Amateur Radio Club will hold the 33rd Annual Drumlins Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 27 at the Palmyra VFW Post 6778, 4306 Route 31. Contact: Rich Hamill, KC2TNJ, (315) 986-8589. Email: hamfest@drumlinsarc.us. Website: www.drumlinsarc.us. Talk-in 146.745 (PL 71.9). Free VE exams.

PERU, INDIANA — The Cass County, Grant County, Miami County, and Kokomo Amateur Radio Clubs will hold the 15th Annual North Central Indiana Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 27 at the Miami County 4H Fairgrounds, 1029 W. 200 North. Contact: Steve Shepler, P.O. Box 824, Marion, IN 46952. Email: . Talk-in 147.345+ (PL 131.8). VE exams.


SPRING GROVE, PENNSYLVANIA — The York Hamfest Foundation will hold the 2019 York Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 27 at Elicker’s Grove Park, 511 Roth Church Road. Email: duane.sterner@yahoo.com. Website: www.yorkhamfest.org. Talk-in 147.330+ (PL 123). Free VE exams, DXCC / WAS / WAC / VUCC card checking.


THOMPSON, CONNECTICUT — The Eastern Connecticut Amateur Radio Association will hold its Amateur Radio Flea Market, from 8 a.m. to noon, Sunday, April 28 at the Raceway Restaurant at Thompson Speedway, 205 East Thompson Avenue. Contact: John, KA1MPG, (508) 943-4467. Email: jonas217@verizon.net. Website: www.ecara.net. Talk-in 147.225 (PL 156.7). VE exams.


MAY

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).


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.


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.


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).


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.


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.





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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