These Special Event stations are scheduled for August:

W1H, in commemoration of Hiram Percy Maxim, W1AW, who married the daughter of the governor of the State of Maryland and is buried in Hagerstown, MD's Rose Hill Cemetery; Antietam Radio Association (W3CWC) on Aug. 14-15. Frequencies: 14.290, 7.178, 3.902 MHz ±QRM. Also on W3CWC's two repeaters. Special QSL card for an SASE and contact information sent to WA3EOP (address available at or to: W3CWC, Antietam Radio Association, P.O. Box 52, Hagerstown, MD 21741.

K5R, 5th annual special event station K5R to commemorate the anniversaries of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Hammond, Lousiana; Southeast Louisiana Amateur Radio Club (SELARC); Aug. 28 and 29 from 1400-2000 UTC each day. Club members will be operating on 7.250 and 14.250 MHz (±QRM), and also in other areas of the general portions of the HF bands. Send an SASE for a QSL to: SELARC/K5R, P.O. Box 1324, Hammond, LA 70404. More information: or on the Yahoo group site:

K8FBN, from the 29th Annual Sweet Corn Festival, Fairborn, Ohio, Aug. 21 and 22. Operations on 75, 40, and 20 meters SSB and PSK-31. QSL to K8FBN, 36 E. Routzong Drive, Fairborn, OH 45324.

W8AL, from the Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival, Canton ARC; Aug, 5-8 from 1300-2400Z each day on 7.265 and 14.265 MHz. For unfolded certificate send 9 ξ 12 SASE to Donald E. Perry, WQ8J, 968 Culverne Ave. NW, Massillon, OH 44647.

· The following hamfests, etc., are slated for August:

Aug. 21-22, Huntsville Hamfest & ARRL SE Division Convention, Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Alabama. For details go to: See us at the CQ Booth.

Aug. 22, Denver Radio Club Hamfest, Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Golden, Colorado. (Talk-in 145.490 or 448.625 [both 100 Hz]; exams 10 AM). Contact Bryan Steinberg, KB0A:

Aug. 22, 2010 East Central illinois Hamfest, Vermilion County Fairgrounds, Danville, Illinois. Contact Kathy Tucker, KD5GPR, e-mail:, phone: 217-765-2098;

Aug. 28, Owen-Monroe Amateur Radio Hamfest, Owen County Fairgrounds, Spencer, Indiana. Co-sponsored by Owen County ARA and Bloomington ARC. Contact Katie Smith, K9INU, e-mail:, phone: 812-829-2149. (Talk-in 146.985, 136.5 PL; exams 1 PM)

Aug. 28-29, Boxboro ARRL New England Convention, Holiday Innn, Boxborough, Massachusetts. For details go to: See us at the CQ Booth.

Aug. 28–29, The Kansas QSO Party, CQ KsQP. Information:

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