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CQ Announcements: November 2011 The Kentucky QSO Party will take place 1400 UTC Saturday, November 12 to 0200 UTC Sunday, November 13 on 160–6 meters, SSB, CW, digital. Details: <https://www.wkdxa.com>. Contact: <wb4kli@arrl.net>.

The following Special Event stations are scheduled for November:

KC2LSD, from the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial & Vietnam Era Museum and Educational Center, Holmdel, New Jersey. November 11, 13:00 to 20:00 UTC. Details: <https://www.njvvmf.org> Certificate sent for every contact. QSL via Cody Codianni, KC2LSD.

WØJH, from Split Rock Lighthouse, Split Rock, Minnesota, to remember the Edmund Fitzgerald. November 5 to November 6 from 1500 UTC to 2345 UTC on SSB 21.360, 14.260, 7.260, 3.860 MHz, and digital modes also planned. Requested QSL certificates will only be sent via e-mail. Go to: <https://www.radioham.org>.

The following hamfests, etc., are slated for November and early December:

WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: WACOM 20011 Hamfest will be held November 6, 8 AM to 6 PM, at the Washington County Fairgrounds, Washington, Pennnsylvania. Doors open early for vendor setup Saturday, 8 PM. Food, door prizes, YL prize, DX and WAS card checker will be available. VE session starts at 10 AM. To register contact: <n3zni@arrl.net>. Admission $5 for buyers, $12 for vendors (includes a 6-foot table). Vendors contact: Bud Plants <bud@n3tir.com>. (Talk-in 145.49 MHz [no PL]).

DAVENPORT, IOWA: Davenport Radio Amateur Club Hamfest & Computer Show, November 6 at the Clarion Hotel (formerly Davenport Holiday Inn). Tables/advanced tickets contact: John Hoenshell, NØBFJ, e-mail: <n0bfj@arrl.net>. (Talk-in 146.28/88 [192.8])

LITCHFIELD, ILLINOIS: The Central Illinois/St. Louis Area Amateur Television Club 26th Annual Banquet will be held November 13 at the Ariston Restaurant in Litchfield, Illinois. The banquet begins at 4 PM with a get-acquainted hour and dinner served at 5 PM. Awards and prizes after dinner. Small area for sales and swaps. Contact: Scott Millick, K9SM, phone 217-324-2412; e-mail: <smillick@wamusa.com>.

FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: The 39th Annual Fort Wayne Hamfest & Computer Expo will be held November 19–20 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Doors open to the public 9 AM to 4 PM EST on Saturday and 9 AM to 3 PM EST on Sunday. Vendor setup is Friday evening and Saturday morning. Activities include forums, meetings, VE testing on Saturday, and 750 tables of exhibitors. Advanced table reservations are required. Call: 260-579-2196 and leave a message. Address: AC-ARTS/Fort Wayne Hamfest, P.O. Box 10342, Fort Wayne, IN 46851-0342; website: <https://www.fortwaynehamfest.com>. (Talk in 146.88[–])

TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA: The 36th Annual Tampa Bay Hamfest will be held at the Manatee Civic Center, Palmetto December 3–4 and sponsored by the Florida Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Council. Doors open at 8 AM on Saturday and 8 AM on Sunday. Activities include VE exams and card checking, along with a fleamarket. Website: <www.tampabayhamfest.org>. (Talk in 145.430 [PL 100]).

Please submit hamfest and special event announcements at least three 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: Hamfests (or Special Events), 25 Newbridge Rd., Hicksville, NY 11801.
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