Announcements: October 2008

The following Special Event stations are scheduled for October:

K1W, from National Wildlife Refuge Week, 105 Years of Service, Parker River NWR, Newburyport, Massachusetts; Pentucket Radio Assn.; 1500200Z Oct. 1119 on 21.130, 14.265, 7.240, 3.880 MHz. For QSL send QSL and SASE to Larry Caruso, K1LGC, 77 Whittier Rd., Haverhill, MA 01830. <>

K4BV, from the 50th anniversary of the Daytona Beach Amateur Radio Association, Daytona Beach, Florida; 1400 2200Z Oct. 4 & 5 on 14.270, 14.070, 7.270, 7.070, 3.970, 3.570 MHz. For certificate and QSL send QSL and SASE to DBARA, P.O. Box 9852, Daytona Beach, FL 32120-9852. <>

N4J, from Archeology Open House at Thomas Jeffersons Poplar Forest, Bedford Country, Virginia; Lynchburg ARC; 14002299Z Oct. 4 on 7.260, 14.260, 14.070 PSK, 21.360, 28.460. QSL to Dick Hiner, W4HMK, 3977 Waugh Switch Rd., Big Island, VA 24526.

NA4CC, from 228th anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain, Kings Mountain Battleground, North Carolina; Cleveland County Amateur Radio Service; 10 AM to 5 PM local time on Oct. 4 on 10 and 20 meters. QSL to Cleveland County ARS, P.O. Box 864, Shelby, NC 28151. <>

W9JOZ, from the town that never existed, Radioville, Indiana; Starke County ARC; 08001500 CDT on 14.250, 7.225, 21.350, 146.520 MHz. For QSL send QSL and SASE to W9JOZ, Starke County ARC, 7495 South 500 West, North Judson, IN 46366. <>

WCWP, from 20th Annual Anamosa Pumpkinfest, Anamosa, Iowa; Jones County ARC; 13001700Z Oct. 4 on 14.260 QRM. For certificate send QSL and business-size SASE to JCARC, 304 South Ford St., Anamosa, IA 52205. <>

The following hamfests, etc., are slated for October and early November:

Oct. 11, Bozeman Hamfest, Sacajawea Middle School, Bozeman, Montana. Info via e-mail <>; <>. (Talk-in 146.88 [100.0 Hz], 447.70 [77.0 Hz], 146.52; exams)

Oct. 1011, NEAR-Fest IV, Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, New Hampshire. For information e-mail <>, <>. (Talk-in 146.700 PL 88.5; exams)

Oct. 1011, Paris Texas Hamfest, Coliseum at Red River Valley Fairgrounds, Paris, Texas. Contact Richard Lenoir, KI5DX, e-mail: <>, phone 903-783-0968; <>. (Talk-in 147.040+ PL; exams)

Oct. 12, Maysville Hamfest, Community Center, Maysville, North Carolina. Contact K4BMH at 252-753-2895. (Talk-in 146.685 PL 88.5)

Oct. 12, Nutmeg Hamfest & ARRL Connecticut State Convention, MountainRidge Resort, Wallingford, Connecticut. For more information e-mail: <>, <>. (Talk-in 147.36)

Oct. 19, RF Hill ARC Hamfest, Sellersville Fire House, Sellersville, Pennsylvania. Contact Jim Soete, WA3YLQ, 215-723-7294, e-mail: <>, <>. (talk-in 145.31 [131.8], exams 10 AM to noon)

Oct. 2425, Texoma Hamarama Family Funfest 08, Ardmore Convention Center, Ardmore, Oklahoma. Contact Henry & Tina Allen, 1-800-588-2841, e-mail: <>, <>

Oct. 26, Massillon ARC Hamfest & Auction, Massillon Boys & Girls Club Complex, Massillon, Ohio. For information go to <>. (Talk-in 147.18+; exams contact Gary Kline, WC8W, 330-837-2927)

Nov. 1, Enid Hamfest, Garfield County Fairgrounds Hoover Building, Enid, Oklahoma. Information e-mail: <>. (Talk-in 147.375+ .600; exams 1 PM)

Nov. 79, Asia Pacific DX Convention, Osaka International House, Osaka, Japan. For information go to: <>.


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