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CQ Announcements: May 2011 USS Yorktown Back on the Air – From May 14 1200Z to May 15 0400Z the callsign NWKJ will be back on the air for the first time in 41 years. Yorktown will be activated by the South Carolina Navy Marine Corps MARS members as well as operators from Region Four for the annual military cross-band test. They will be operating on the following frequencies: 4010 kHz LSB, 7348 kHz LSB, 14478.5 kHz USB, and 20994 kHz USB. POC: Fred Hambrecht, NNNØGBS, 129 Indian Trace Court, Gilbert, SC 29054 (commercial: 803-657-3602)

· The following hamfests, etc., are scheduled for May:

May 7, 49th Annual Cadillac Swap, Cadilac, Michigan; Wexaukee Amateur Radio Club; Cadillac Junior High School, 500 Chestnut St. For information and reservations: Alton McConnmell, phone 231-867-3774, e-mail <nu8l@yahoo.com>. Wexaukee Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 163, Cadillac, MI 49601. (Talk-in 146.98 MHz [no PL]; exams)

May 16, Flea at MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Albany and Main St., Cambridge, MA. Sponsored by the Harvard Wireless Club (W1AF), the MIT Electronics Research Society, the MIT UHF Repeater Assn. (W1XM), and the MIT Radio Society (W1MX) For space reservations and details go to <www. swapfest.us>. (Talk-in 146.52 and 449.725/ 444.725 W1XM/R, PL 114.8)

May 20–22, Dayton Hamvention®, Dayton, Ohio, Hara Arena. Complete details can be found at: <https://www.hamvention.org/ >. (See us at the CQ Booth)

May 20, Dayton Hamvention® DX Dinner™ sponsored by the Southwest Ohio DX Association (SWODXA). In conjunction with the Dayton Hamvention®. The dinner will be held on Friday, May 20, at the Dayton Marriott, 1414 S. Patterson Boulevard: web <https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dayoh-dayton-marriott>, phone 937223-1000. The “DXpedition of the Year” will be announced. Program details and a list of the prizes available are available at: <https://www.swodxa.org> or <https://www.swodxa. blogspot.com>. Check or money order for tickets, payable to SWODXA, should be sent to Kirk Swallow, W8QID at 3137 Compton Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45251. Be sure to include an SASE for ticket return.

May 29, Memorial Day Hamfest, Howard County Fairgrounds, Rt. 144, West Friendship, Maryland. Contact: Maryland F.M. Association, Inc., PO Box 351, Hanover, MD 21076 (e-mail: wa3mnn@verizon.net). (Talk-in 146.16/146.76, 223.16/224.76, 449.0/444.0, PL 107.2

Please submit hamfest and special event announcements at least 3 months in advance by e-mail to <hamfest@cq-amateur-radio.com> or <specialevent@cq-amateur-radio.com> or by postal mail to: CQ Magazine, Attn: Hamfest (or Special Events), 25 Newbridge Rd., Hicksville, NY 11801.
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