Announcements: February 2010

• These Special Event stations are scheduled for Feb.:

W3C, from Pennsylvania Sportsmen Show, Washington Amateur Communications, Washington, PA; 1900–1900Z Feb. 1 Feb. 8, on 21.285, 14.280, 7.260 MHz. QSL via Ed Oelschlager, 60 Carl Ave. B2, Eighty Four, PA 15330. <> or <>

W7G, from commemoration of George Washington’s birthday, George, Washington State; 2200Z Feb. 19 through 2359Z Feb. 22 on 14.250, 18.135, 7.225, 3.880 MHz. QSL via W7BJN.

W7Z, from the Third Annual Snowbird Field Day, Mesa, Arizona; Sunlife/Venture Out ARCs; 1600–2200Z Feb. 24 on 21.225, 18.125, 14.325, 7.125. QSL via Paulette Thompson, c/o Venture Out ARA, 5001 E. Main St. #1368, Mesa, AZ 85205.

K8BF, from 5th Annual Freeze Your Acorns Off QRP Special Event, Kent, Ohio; Portage County ARS; 1500–2300Z Feb. 27 in the General areas of 15, 20, 40, and 80 meters CW and SSB, plus EchoLink through the KC8RKV EchoLink node. For 8 ¥ 10 certificate send QSL annd SASE to Al Atkins, KB8VJL, 12433 Chamberlain Rd., Aurora, OH 44202.

W9BSP/W9UA, from 1930s W9UA Transmitter built by M. H. Ensor, W9BSP; Kansas City, Kansas; Marshall Ensor Memorial Organization; 0100–0500Z Feb. 21 on CW 1.896 MHz, alternate 1.9045 MHz. For QSL send QSL and SASE to Marshall Ensor Memorial Organization, c/o Joe Krout, WØPWJ, 514 N. 83rd Place, Kansas City, KS 66112; on the web <>.


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

Feb. 6, Charleston Hamfest & ARRL SC State Convention, Exchange Park Fairground, Ladson, South Carolina. Contact Jenny Myers, e-mail: <, 843-747-2324; (Talk-in 146.790–, 145.250–, 147.045+ PL103.5; exams 1 PM)

Feb. 13, St. Cloud ARC Cabin Fever Reliever Hamfest, National Guard Armory, St. Cloud, Minnesota. Details at <w0sv. org>. (Exams)

Feb. 19, New Providence ARC Auction, New Providence Munnicipal Building, New Providence, New Jersey. Contact James Kern, KB2FCV, e-mail: <>, phone 908-2199-4016, <>. (Sellers 5:30 PM, buyers 6:30 PM, auction starts 7 PM; Talk-in 147.255 [141.3 Hz])

Feb. 27, 20th Annual Central Dakota ARC Hamfest, St. Mary’s Grade School gym, Bismarck, North Dakota. Contact Dick Veal, KAØETO, e-mail: <>, phone 701-223-7481. (Exams)

Feb. 27, HAM-CON, Hampton Inn Convention Center, Colchester, Vermont. Conntact W1SJ, e-mail: <>, phone 802-879-6589; <>. (Talk-in 145.15, 146.67; exams)


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