Announcements: March 2009


Special Event Station W5G: Commemorating the 260th anniversary of the founding of Goliad, the second oldest town in Texas,; from Goliad County Fair; March 1922 on 7.215, 14.270, 21.320 MHz. For QSL send QSL and SASE to Skip Stem, WB4DAD, 655 North Loop 337 #405, New Braunfels, TX 78130.


The following hamfests, etc., are slated for March:

March 1414, 2009 Charlotte Hamfest, Cabarrus Arena & Events Center, Concord, North Carolina. Details go to: <https://www.>. (Talk-in 146.655 [600 kHz, 146.94 [600 kHz]; exams) See us at the CQ Booth.

March 21, Charleston, WV Hamfest, Coonskin Armory, Charleston, West Virginia. Contact Jim Damron, N8TMW, e-mail: <>, phone 304-965-5349, web: <>. (Exams)

March 21, MicroHams Amateur Radio Digital Conference, Microsoft Campus, Redmond, Washington; Microsoft Corporation ARC. For information go to: <>.

March 28, Orange County ARC Spring Hamfest, Town of Wallkill Community Center, Middletown, New York. Contact Don Sayre, AA2DS, e-mail: <>, phone 845-342-2056 (after 6 PM). (Talk-in 146.76, PL100; exams)

March 28, HAM-EXTM 2009, Brampton Fall Fairgrounds, Brampton, Ontario, Canada. For more information go to: <>. (Talk-in VE3PRC 148.880, VE3MIS 145.430; exams for Basic, Advanced, and CW Qualification)

March 28, Columbus (IN) ARC Hamfest, Bartholomew County 4H Fairgrounds, Columbus, IN. Details: Marion Winterberg, WD9HTN, e-mail: <>, phone 812-342-4670. (Talk-in 146.790/146.190 PL 100; exams 11 AM)

March 29, Contoocook Valley Radio Club Hamfest, Henniker Community School, Henniker, New Hampshire. For details contact Jim McElroy, NS1E, 603-428-7436 or at <>. (Talk-in 146.895 [600 Hz, PL 100 Hz; exams)


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