Announcements: Feburary 2009

• The following Special Event stations are scheduled for February:

W7G, from commemoration of George Washington’s birthday, George, Washington State; February 21–23 on 14.250, 18.135, 7.225, 3.880 MHz. QSL to W7BJN for secial QSL.

KD8CKP, from the 4th annual Freeze Your Acorns Off (FYAO) QRP Special Event, Kent, Ohio; Portage County ARS; 1500–2300Z February 21 on 15, 20, 40, 80 meters SSB, CW, PSK-31 in the General portion of the bands, Echolink through the KC8RKV node. For 81/2 ¥ 11 certificate send QSL and SASE to Al Atkins, KB8VJL, 12433 Chamberlain Road, Aurora, OH 44202. <>

NI8G, from the celebration of Thomas Edison’s birthday, Milan, Ohio; Thomas Edison Memorial Radio Club; 1500–2100 Z February 7 and 1500–2100Z February 8 on 3.770, 7.270, 14.270, 21.370 MHz SSB. For QSL send QSL and SASE to Jack Hubbard, NI8N, 13113 River Road, Milan, OH 44846.

• The following hamfests, etc., are slated for February:

Feb. 7, Charleston Hamfest & Computer Show and ARRL 2009 SC State Convention, Exchange Park Fairground, Ladson, South Carolina. Contact Jenny Myers, WA4NGV, e-mail: <brycemyers@, phone 843-747-2324; <>. (Talk-in 146.790– no tone Charleston, 145.250– tone 123.0 Summerville, 147+ tone 103.5 St. George; exams 1 PM)

Feb. 13–15, Orlando HamCationSM & Computer Show, Central Florida Fairgrounds, Orlando, Florida. Contact Mort & Roberta Cohen, e-mail: <>, phone 407-814-0434; <>. (Talk-in 146.760 [–600] no tone, backup 147.015 [+600] 103.5 tone; exams Saturday by preregistration only) See us at the CQ Booth.

Feb. 14, St. Cloud, MN Cabin Fever Reliever Hamfest, National Guard Armory, St. Cloud, Minnesota. Contact Art Carlson, WAØNJR, phone 320-252-0801; <>. (Talk-in 147.015 tone 100; exams 10 AM)

Feb. 20 (March 13 snow date), New Providence ARC Auction, New Providence Municipal Building Gymnasium, New Providence, New Jersey. Contact James Kern, KB2FCV, e-mail: <james1787@>, phone 908-219-4016; <>. (Talk-in 147.255 [141.3 Hz])

Feb. 22, ARRL Roanoke Division Winterfest, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, Virginia. Sponsor Vienna Wireless Society. Contact Dennis Voegler, WA4QMS, e-mail: <wa4qms@>, phone 703-534-2081; <>. (Talk-in 149.79; exams)

Feb. 28, Vermont’s HAM-CON, Hampton Inn Convention Center, Colchester, Vermont. Sponsor Radio Amateurs of Northern Vermont. Contact Mitch Stern, W1SJ, e-mail: <, phone 802-879-6589; <>. (Talk-in 145.15; exams)

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