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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.


CENTRAL CITY, IOWA — The Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2019 Cedar Valley ARC Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 at the Linn County Fairgrounds, 201 Central City Road. Contact: David Cripe, NMØS, nm0s@nm0s.com. Website: www.w0gq.org/hamfest. Talk-in 146.745- (PL 192.8). 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-.


ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS — The Northern Berkshire Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfest beginning 7 a.m., Saturday, August 17 at Bowe Field (Adams Agricultural Fair Grounds), 374 Old Columbia Street. Contact: Eric, (413) 743- 9975. Website: www.nobarc.org. Talk-in 146.91 (PL 162.2). VE exams.


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.


RINGWOOD, NEW JERSEY — The Ramapo Mountain Amateur Radio Club will hold the 41st Annual RMARC Hamfest beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, August 17 at St. Catherine’s Roman Catholic Church Parish Center, 112 Erskine Road. Contact: Tony Cassera, N2KDZ, (973) 839-3564. Email: n2kdz@optonline.net. Website: www.qsl.net/rmarc. Talk-in 146.49 (PL 107.2).


CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — The Harvard Wireless Club, MIT Electronics Research Society, MIT UHF Repeater Association, and the MIT Radio Society will hold the Flea at MIT from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, August 18 at the Parking Garage on the corner of Albany and Main Streets. Phone: (617) 253-3776. Website: www.swapfest.us. Talkin 449.725- (PL 114.8).


GOLDEN, COLORADO — The Denver Radio Club will hold the 2019 DRC Hamfest from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, August 18 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 West 6th Avenue. Contact: Cathy Villhauer, NØCRZ, (303) 467- 0223. Email: drcfest@w0tx.org. Website: www.w0tx.org . Talk-in 145.49- (PL 100) or 448.625- (PL 100). VE exams.


JOPLIN, MISSOURI — The Joplin Amateur Radio Club will hold the Joplin Hamfest from noon to 7 p.m., Friday, August 23 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, August 24 at the Jack Lawton Webb Convention Center, 5613 S. Rangeline Road. Contact: JARC, (417) 437-9547. Website: www.joplinhamfest.org. Talk-in 147.210+ (PL 91.5). VE exams.


WESTON, WEST VIRGINIA — The West Virginia State Amateur Radio Council will hold the 61st ARRL West Virginia State Convention Friday, August 23 through Sunday, August 25 at Jackson’s Mill WVU Conference Center, 160 Jackson Mill Road. Contact: Bob West, WA8YCD, (304) 672-6381. Email: wa8ycd@arrl.net. Talk-in 145.39. VE exams. announcements


BARABOO, WISCONSIN — The Yellow Thunder Amateur Radio Club will hold the Circus City Swapfest from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, August 24 at the Badger Steam & Gas Engine show grounds, S3347 Sand Road. Contact: Tom Harrison, N9PQJ, (608) 963-0762. Email: n9pqj@yellowthunder.org. Website: www.yellowthunder.org . VE exams.


LEBANON, TENNESSEE — The Short Mountain Repeater Club will hold the 39th Annual Cedars of Lebanon Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Saturday, August 24 at the Cedars of Lebanon State Park, 328 Cedar Forest Road. Phone: (615) 787- 7672. Email: smrc-hamfest@smrclub.com. Website: www.smrclub.com. Talk-in 146.910-.


MACEDON, NEW YORK — The Rochester DX Association, WR2AHI, Westside ARC, The Rochester VHF Group, and XARC will hold the 2nd Annual ROC CITY Net Hamfest beginning 7 a.m., Saturday, August 24 at the Log Cabin Restaurant, 2445 W. Walworth Road. Contact: Joe Merolillo, K2ZX, (585) 301-3650. Email: k2zx52@gmail.com. Website: http://roccitynethamfest.com . Talk-in 145.11 (PL 110.9). VE exams.


SPENCER, INDIANA — The Owen County Amateur Radio Association will hold the Owen County Hamfest 2019 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, August 24 at the Owen County Fair Grounds, South East Street. Contact: Tom, KD9HND, (812) 829-4092. Email: katt@trueband.com. Website: www.owencountyara.org . Talk-in 146.985 (PL 136.35). VE exams.


NEWTOWN, CONNECTICUT — The Candlewood Amateur Radio Association will hold the Western CT Hamfest beginning 8 a.m., Sunday, August 25 at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street. Contact: John Morelli, W1JGM, (203) 417- 0160. Email: hamfest@cararadioclub.org. Website: hamfest.cararadioclub.org . VE exams.


SHELBY, NORTH CAROLINA — The Shelby Amateur Radio Club will hold the Shelby Hamfest from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, August 30; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, August 31; and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, September 1 at the Shelby Fairgrounds, 1751E. Marion Street. Phone: (980) 295-5151. Email: chairman@shelbyhamfest.org. Website: http://shelbyhamfest. org . Talk-in 146.88-.


ALAMOGORDO, NEW MEXICO — The Alamogordo Amateur Radio Club will hold its 35th Annual Hamfest from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, August 31 at the Otero County Fairgrounds, 401 Fairgrounds Road. Contact: Rick Norton, KB7SQF, (575) 491-4290. Email: rick@nmex.com. Website: www.qsl.net/k5lrw . 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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