Announcements: January 2008


Ham Radio University HRU 2008 will be held on January 13 at Briarcliffe College, Bethpage, Long Island, New York. It is also the ARRL NYC/LI Section Convention. Included will be forums, displays, presentations, operating events, and special events geared to ARES and EmComm. The keynote speaker will be Gordon West, WB6NOA. For more information, go to: <>.

Southwest Ohio Digital & Technical Symposium This technical conference/seminar is planned for January 12, sponsored by the Dial Radio Club, and will be held in Thesken Hall in the Middletown Campus of Miami University. For more information go to: <>.

Special Event Station W3C W3C, Washington Amateur Communications ARC, will be on the air from the annual Washington County, Pennsylvania, Sports Show from 1700Z January 31 to 2200 Z February 3 on SSB 14.250, 7.260 MHz. QSL with SASE to Ed Oelschlager, N3ZNI, 60 Carl Avenue B2, Eighty Four, PA 15330. <>


The following hamfests, etc., are scheduled for Jan. & early Feb.:

Jan. 5, West Allis RAC Hamfest/Swapfest, Waukesha Co. Expo Center Forum, Waukesha, Wisconsin. Contact Phil, W9NAW, 414-425-3649; <>. (Exams 911:15 AM)

Jan. 5, Morristown Hamfest, Smoky Mountain Expo Center, White Pine, Tennessee. Contact June McClary, AI4SO, e-mail: <>. (Talk-in 147.030+; exams 11 AM)

Jan. 12, San Antonio Radio Club Amateur Radio Fiesta, Schertz Knights of Columbus Hall, Schertz, Texas (NE side of San Antonio). Contact J.C. Smith, N5RXS, e-mail: <>; <>.

Jan. 12, Northern Colorado ARC Winter Superfest, Lincoln Centers Canyon West Room, Fort Collins, Colorado. Contact Matt, KGW, e-mail: <>, phone 970-232-5215. (Exams 9:30 AM)

Jan. 27, WCRA Mid-Winter Hamfest, DuPage Expo, St. Charles, Illinois. Contact John Faber, WT9Y, e-mail: <>, phone 630-604-0157; <>.

Feb. 2, Charleston (SC) Hamfest & Computer Show & ARRL SC State Convention, Exchange Park Fairgrounds, Ladson, South Carolina. Contact Jenny Myers, WA4NGV, e-mail: <>, phone 843-747-2324; <>. (Talk-in 146.790, 145.250 PL 123.0, 147.045+ PL 103.5; exams 1 PM, info KT4YW, e-mail: <>, phone 843-871-4368)

Feb. 2, Hiawatha Amateur Radio Swap & Shop, Negaunee Township Hall, Negaunee, Michigan. Contact Robert Serfas, N8PKN, e-mail: <>, phone 906-225-6773; <>.

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