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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).


PRINCETON, KENTUCKY — The Princeton KY Ham Radio Club will hold the 8th Annual Princeton, KY Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 1 at the Princeton Fire Training Center, 2001 Training Center Drive. Phone: (270) 963-5350. Email: n4mht@mchsi.com. Website: www.w4kbl.org. Talk-in 145.230 (PL 179.9). VE exams.


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.


DRYDEN, WASHINGTON — The Apple City Amateur Radio Club will hold the 51st Annual ACARC Hamfest from noon to 7 p.m., Friday, June 7; 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, June 8; and 7-10:30 a.m., Sunday at the Dryden Gun Club. Email: applecityarc@gmail.com. Website: http://applecityarc.com . Talk-in 146.68- (PL 156.7). VE exams, T-hunt.


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.


CORTLAND, NEW YORK — The Skyline Amateur Radio Club will hold the 36th Annual Cortland Hamfest and Technology Fair from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 8 at the Cortland County Fairgrounds, 4301 Fairgrounds Drive. Email: kc2bqz@gmail.com. Website: www.skylineradioclub.org . Talk-in 147.180+ (PL 71.9). 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.


PORT LUDLOW, WASHINGTON — The Port Ludlow Amateur Radio Club will hold the 12th Annual Old Fashion – Tailgater Swap Meet from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 8 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 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.


MIDLAND, MICHIGAN — The Midland Amateur Radio Club will hold the Midland Hamfest from 8-11 a.m., Saturday, June 15 at the Salvation Army Building, 330 Waldo Avenue. Contact: Keith Johnson, KB8SOE, (989) 488-4337. Email: kb8soe@arrl.net. Talk-in 147.00. VE exams.


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.


WHEATON, ILLINOIS — The Six Meter Club of Chicago will hold its 62nd Annual Hamfest beginning 7 a.m., Sunday, June 16 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road. Email: wd9gjk@arrl.net. Website: www.k9ona.com. Talk-in 146.52 or 146.37+ (PL 107.2). VE exams, ARRL card checking.


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.





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