Announcements: May 2009

• The following special event stations are scheduled for May:

W1ACT/P, from Aquinnah, Massachusetts, IOTA NA046, Dukes County, US islands MA-005S, NEQP; Fall River ARC and Team HAMCOW; 2000Z May 2 to 2100Z May 3 on 14.280, 14.040, 7.040, 3.540 MHz. QSL with SASE to Roland Daignault, N1JOY, 19 Davis Rd., Westport, MA 02790-3433. <> or <>.

N2UL, from “CQ Memorial Day,” Robert D. Grant United Labor ARA; 1200–2400Z May 25 on 7.250, 14.460, 28.460, W2NJR-R Echolink. For certificate send QSL and SASE to RDGULARA, c/o WA2VJA, 112 Prospect St., Nutley, NJ 07110-0716.

W8YAF, from observance of Memorial Day, Yankee Air Museum Air Park, Willow Run Airport, Belleville, Michigan; 1200–1900Z May 25 on 7.270 MHz SSB. For certificate send QSL and 8 ¥ 12 SASE to Frank Nagy, N8BIB, 24315 Waltz Rd., New Boston, MI 48164-9167.

W9M, from 25th anniversary of the Mid-State ARC, Franklin, Indiana; 1300–0100Z May 9 on 21.340, 14.240, 7.240, 146.520 MHz. For QSL send QSL and SASE to MARC, P.O. Box 836, Franklin, IN 46131.


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

May 1–3, EMCOMMWEST/Pacificon ’09, Circus Circus Hotel and Casino, Reno, Nevada. For details contact Don Carlson, KQ6FM, e-mail: <>; <>. (Exams)

May 2, Ozaukee Radio Club Swapfest, Circle B Recreation Center, Cedarburg, Wisconsin. For information call 262-242-1029 or 800-698-6087; <>. (Talk-in 146.97– PL 127.3)

May 2, 47th Annual Cadillac Swap, Cadillac Junior High School, Cadillac, Michigan; Wexaukee ARC. Contact Alton McConnmell, e-mail: <>, phone 231-867-3774. (Exams)

May 2, Blue Ridge ARS Hamfest & ARRL South Carolina Section Convention, the fairgrounds in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Contact BRARS, Inc., 351 Old Georgia Rd., Moore, SC 29369.

May 3, Lake Maggiore Swap Meet/Tailgate, Lake Maggiore Park, Petersburg, Florida; St. Petersburg ARC. Contact Leslie Johnson, WA4EEZ, e-mail: <>; <>. (Talk-in 147.060+, exams 9 AM)

May 9, Great South Bay ARC Spring Hamfest, Fireman’s Memorial Park, Lindenhurst, Long Island, New York. For details go to: <>. (Exams noon)

May 9, Heart of Georgia Hamfest, Byron Middle School, Byron, Georgia. Contact Larry Keith, KQ4B, e-mail: <>, phone 478-329-0030. (Talk-in 156.850 [–600]; exams 9 AM to noon)

May 15–17, Dayton Hamvention® & ARRL National Convention, Hara Arena, Dayton, Ohio. For info go to: <>, or phone 937-276-6930. See us at the CQ Booth.

May 24, Maryland FM Association Memorial Day Hamfest, Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, Maryland. Contact John Elgin, e-mail: <>, phone 301-641-5313; <>.


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