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NOVEMBER

BELLE ISLE, MICHIGAN — The Livonia Amateur Radio Club will air special event station W8F from 1600-2030 UTC, Saturday, November 2 to commemorate the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Frequencies include 7040 CW, 7240 LSB and 14040 CW, 14260 USB. W8F will also be active from 0000 UTC, Saturday, November 2 through 2359 UTC, Sunday, November 17 on many modes and frequencies. QSL a #11 SASE to Tas Foley, K8TAS, 37256 Eureka Road, Romulus, MI 48174. Website: www.livoniaarc.com.


INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI — The Raytown Amateur Radio Club will hold its 2019 Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, November 2 at the American Legion Post 21, 16701 E. U.S. 40 Highway. Contact: Ralph, KEØSWK, (816) 810-4915. Email: ke0swk@arrl.net. Website: http://k0gq.com . Talk-in 145.17-. VE exams.


MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — The Milwaukee Repeater Club will hold Amateur Radio Fest 2019 from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, November 2 at the Elks Lodge, 5555 W. Goodhope Road. Contact: Karen, KC9WQJ, (414) 578-0492. Email: kc9wqj@ gmail.com. Website: www.mrc91.org. Talk-in 146.910- (PL 127.3).


PARSIPPANY, NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Antique Radio Club will hold its Fall Swap Meet and Hamfest from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, November 2 at the Parsippany PAL Building, 33 Baldwin Road. Contact: Richard Lee, (914) 589- 3751. Email: radiorrich@prodigy.net. Website: www.njarc.org.


LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA — The Alford Memorial Radio Club will hold the 2019 Stone Mountain Hamfest and 2019 ARRL Georgia State Convention from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, November 2 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, November 3 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway. Phone: (855) 786-8643. Website: http://stonemountainhamfest.com . VE exams.


KAUKAUNA, WISCONSIN — The Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club will hold its 2019 Swapfest beginning 8 a.m., Sunday, November 3 at the Starlite Club, W2091 County Road JJ. Contact: Anthony Mach, AB9IO, (920) 858-6300. Email: hamfest@ fcarc.club. Website: www.fcarc.club. Talk-in 146.76 (PL 100). VE exams.


MASSILLON, OHIO — The Massillon Amateur Radio Club will hold its 59th Annual Hamfest and Auction beginning 8 a.m., Sunday, November 3 at the Massillon Boy’s & Girl’s Club, 730 Duncan Street SW. Contact: Terry Russ, N8ATZ, (330) 837-3091. Email: truss@sssnet.com. Website: www.w8np.org. Talk-in 147.18+. VE exams.


WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA — Washington Amateur Communications, Inc. will hold the WACOM 2019 Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, November 3 at the Washington County Fairgrounds, 2151 North Main Street. Contact: Tom Wright, KC3TOM, (412) 414-5627. Email: kc3tom@arrl.net. Website: www.wacomarc.org. Talk-in 146.790 (PL 131.8), 147.285 (PL 131.8), 147.390 (PL 131.8), 145.250 (PL 131.8), or 147.315 (PL 131.8). VE exams, card checking.


ALPHRETTA, GEORGIA — The North Fulton Amateur Radio League will hold HamJam 2019 from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, November 9 at The Metropolitan Club, 5895 Windward Parkway. Contact: Wes Lamboley, W3WL, w3wl@aol.com;. Website: http://hamjam.info. Talk-in 147.06+ (PL 100).


KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI — The National WWI Museum and Memorial will air special event Station WW1USA from 1500-2300 UTC, Saturday, November 9 to commemorate the 101st Anniversary of the Armistice. Primary bands are 20 and 40 meters on CW and SSB. For a digital certificate, QSL to ww1usa@theworldwar.org. For a paper certificate, QSL a SASE to National World War I Museum ARC, 100 W. 26th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108. Website: www.theworldwar.org.


MARANA, ARIZONA — The Oro Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold its Hamfest from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, November 9 at Marana Middle School, 11285 West Grier Road. Email: hamfest@tucsonhamradio.org. Website: www.tucsonhamradio. org. VE exams, ARRL award card checking.


PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA — The St. Petersburg Amateur Radio Club will hold SPARCFest 2019 from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, November 9 at Freedom Lake Park, 9990 46th Street N. Contact: Ed Erny, NZ1Q, vice-president@sparc-club.org. Website: www.sparc-club.org. Talk-in 147.060+. VE exams.


FORT WAYNE, INDIANA — The Allen County Amateur Radio Technical Society will hold the 47th Fort Wayne Hamfest and 2019 ARRL Indiana State Convention from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, November 16 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, November 17 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue. Website: www.fortwaynehamfest.com . VE exams, DXCC / WAS card checking.


NORFOLK, NEBRASKA — The Elkhorn Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2019 Northeast Nebraska Hamfest from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, November 16 at the CHC Hall, 105 West Elm Avenue. Contact: Fred Wiebelhaus, KØFJW, (402) 992-7653. Email: fwiebelhaus@cableone.net. Website: http://qsl.net/evarc. VE exams.


BENSON, NORTH CAROLINA — The Johnston County Amateur Radio Society will hold JARSFEST 2019 from 8
a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sunday, November 17 at the American Legion Complex, 605 N. Wall Street. Phone: (919) 934-9623 or (919) 820-3498 (7-10 p.m.). Email: jarsmember@yahoo.com. Website: http://jars.net. Talk-in 147.270+ or 146.970-. VE exams.


BRAZIL, INDIANA — The Wabash Valley Amateur Radio Association will hold the 2019 TurkeyFest & Computer Expo from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, November 30 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). DXCC / VUCC / WAS card checking.


WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA — The Palms West Amateur Radio Club will hold the WV4I Memorial Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, November 30 at the Lampert Family Service Center, 5841 Corporate Way. Contact: John Samuels, K2CIB, (561) 909-7150. Email: radiowhiz@gmail.com. Website: www.palmswestradio.net. Talk-in 147.045+ (PL 110.9).


DECEMBER

MADISON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN — The L’Anse Creuse Amateur Radio Club will hold its 47th Annual Swap & Shop from 8 a.m. to noon, Sunday, December 1 at Madison Place, 876 Horace Brown Drive. Contact: Russ Price, N8HAR, n8har@gmail.com. Talk-in 147.08+ (PL 100). VE exams.


CHELTEHAM, MARYLAND — The Prince George’s County ARES/RACES will hold the Fourth Annual American Legion PGCERA SantaFest from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, December 7 at the American Legion Youth Camp, 9201 Surratts Road. Email: selbynet@hotmail.com. Website: www.pgares.org. Talk-in 145.230 (PL 110.9). VE exams.


DELTA, OHIO — The Fulton County Amateur Radio Club will hold its Winter Hamfest 2019 from 8-11 a.m., Saturday, December 7 at the Village of Delta Memorial Hall, 401 Main Street. Contact: Bryan Patterson, KB8ELG, (419) 822-5038 or (419) 250-6694. Email: kb8elg@hotmail.com. Talk-in 147.195+ VE exams.


MESA, ARIZONA — The Superstition Amateur Radio Club will hold the Superstition SuperFest 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, December 7 at Mesa Community College, 1833 W. Southern Avenue. Email: info@superstitionsuperfest.org. Website: www.supersitionsuperfest.org. VE exams, ARRL card checking, fox hunt, GOTA and special event station K7A.


TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA — The Tuscaloosa Amateur Radio Operators will air special event station N4T Monday, December 9 through Saturday, December 14 to celebrate Tuscaloosa’s Bicentennial. Frequencies include 21.335, 14.235, 7.235, 3.935, 1.835 MHz (+/- per conditions). Additional frequencies are 10.140, 14.080 MHz for FT4; 10.136, 14.074 MHz for FT8; 52.04 MHz; and 146.58 MHz. QSL a SASE to Tuscaloosa 200, P.O. Box 21174, Tuscaloosa, AL 35402-1174. Email: n4krj67@gmail.com.


PLANT CITY, FLORIDA — The Florida Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Council will hold the Tampa Bay Hamfest and Electronics Show from 1-6 p.m., Friday, December 12 and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, December 14 at the Strawberry Festival Grounds Expo Building, 301 N. Lemon Street. Website: www.tampabayhamfest.org . Talk-in 147.165+ (PL 136.5). VE and Commercial exams, WAS / DXCC / IARU / VUCC card checking.


JANUARY 2020

WORLDWIDE — To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the CW Operators’ Club will hold a month-long on air event in January beginning 0000 UTC January 1 through 2359 UTC January 31 urging all hams to make CW contacts with members to accumulate points. Amateurs will be active on all bands so work as many members and club calls as possible. Logs should be emailed to anniversarylogs@cwops.org. Website: http://cwops.org .


WAUKESHA, WISCONSIN — The West Allis Radio Amateur Club will hold the 48th Annual Midwinter Swapfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, January 4 at the Waukesha County Expo Arena, 1000 Northview Road (County Trunk FT). Contact: Erwin, WI9EV, (262) 271-0630. Email: wi9ev@wi.rr.com. Website: www.warac.org


SCHERTZ, TEXAS — The San Antonio Radio Club will hold the Radio Fiesta 2020 from 1-5 p.m., Friday, January 10 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, January 11 at the Schertz Civic Center, 1400 Schertz Parkway. Email: radiofiesta@ w5sc.org. Website: http://w5sc.org. VE exams, DXCC / WAS card checking.


FOREST HILL, TEXAS — The Cowtown Amateur Radio Club will hold the 2020 Cowtown Hamfest and 2020 ARRL North Texas Section Convention from 3-7 p.m., Friday, January 17 and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, January 18 at the Forest Hill Civic & Convention Center, 6901 Wichita Street. Phone: (817) 731-6347. Email: kc5uyr@compuserve.com. Website: www.cowtownhamfest.com . Talk-in 146.94 (PL 110.9). VE & GROL exams.


HAMMOND, LOUISIANA — The Southeast Louisiana Amateur Radio Club will hold the 39th Annual Hammond Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, January 18 at the Pennington Student Activity Center, 1350 North General Pershing Street. Contact: Tyrone Burns, N5XES, n5xes@arrl.net. Website: www.selarc.org. Talk-in 147.000- (PL 107.2), 145.130- (PL 107.2), or 444.250+ (PL 107.2). VE exams.


LOVELAND, COLORADO — The Northern Colorado Amateur Radio Club will hold the Winter 2020 Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, January 18 at the Thomas McKee 4-H Building, Larimer County Fairgrounds, 5280 Arena Circle. Contact: Joe Hawley, KDØTYU, (970) 689-0828. Email: president@ncarc.net. Website: www.ncarrc.net . Talk-in 448.025- (PL 100). VE exams.


QUARTZSITE, ARIZONA — Quartzfest 2020 will be held from Sunday, January 19 through Saturday, January 25 at Bureau of Land Management property located at La Paz Road and U.S. 95. Contact: Kris, KR1SS, kristynweed@gmail.com. Website: . VE exams, T-Hunt, antenna shootout, 4x4 off road trip, prospecting, campfires, night-time movies, pot luck dinner, hootenanny, and many other activities planned.


ST. CHARLES, ILLINOIS — The Wheaton Community Radio Amateurs will hold its 53rd Annual Mid-Winter Hamfest & Electronics Hobby Expo from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, January 19 at the Kane County Fairgrounds Expo Center, 525 S. Randall Road. Phone: (630) 923-5447. Email: info@w9ccu.org. Website: www.w9ccu.org . Talk-in 145.31- (PL 107.2). VE exams.


COLLINSVILLE, ILLINOIS — The St. Louis and Suburban Radio Club will hold Winterfest from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, January 25 at the Gateway Center, 1 Gateway Drive. Email: winterfest@slsrc.org. Website: www.slsrc.org . VE exams, DXCC card checking.


MARCH 2020

SEVIERVILLE, TENNESSEE — The Sevier County Amateur Radio Society will hold the 2020 Sevier County Hamfest from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 28 at the Sevier County Fairgrounds, 754 Old Knoxville Highway. Contact: Rick Sawaya, N4JTQ, (865) 888-0555. Fax: (865) 888-0255. Email: hamfest2020@protomail.com. Website: http:// seviercountyars.org . Talk-in 146.34+ (PL 118.8). 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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