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CQ Announcements: June 2013 GOSHEN, CONNECTICUT — Southern Berkshire Amateur Radio Club 22nd Annual Hamfest, June 1 at the Goshen Connecticut Campgrounds. Contact: Lee, K1LEE, (860) 435-0051 or Doc, K1CTT, (860) 672-2659. E-mail: <info@w1baa.org>; <https://www.w1baa.org>. (Talk-in 147.285+ [PL 77]; VE exams 9:30 a.m.)

MAPLEWOOD, MINNESOTA — TwinsLAN and Mining Amateur Radio Clubs 22nd Annual Tailgate Swapfest, June 1 at the 3M Center. Email: <tailgate@twinslan.net>. (Talk-in 147.20)

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO, CANADA — Robert Emerson, VE3RHE, special event station CK3C June 1–July 1 to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913–1916. Frequencies will vary according to band conditions, but generally station will broadcast on 10-, 20-, and 40-meter bands. QSL a Canadianstamped envelope to Robert Emerson, 6950 Summer Heights Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5N 7E9. E-mail: <ve3rhe@rac.ca>; <https://events.ve3rhe.ca/ck3c/>.

MISSISSAUGA, ONATRIO, CANADA — Mississauga Amateur Radio Club special event station VE3MIS, 1400–2000 UTC June 1 and 1400–2000 UTC June 2 in conjunction with the Annual Streetsville Bread & Honey Festival. Frequencies14.240 and 7.230. QSL with SASE and $2 U.S. to MARC, c/o Michael Brickell, VE3TKI, 2801 Bucklepost Cres., Mississauga, ON, Canada L5L 1M6. <https://www.marc.on.ca>.

MANITOWIC, WISCONSIN — USS Cobia Amateur Radio Club special event station NB9QV,1400–2100 UTC daily June 1 to June 2 as part of the Museum Ships Afloat weekend. Frequencies include 7.240 and 14.250 (±25 kHz) SSB. QSL with a #10 SASE to Fred Neuenfeldt, W6BSF, 4932 South 10th Street, Manitowic, WI 54220- 9121. <https://www.qrz.com/db/nb9qv>.

MARIETTA, GEORGIA — Atlanta Radio Club Atlanta Hamfest&ARRL Georgia State Convention, June 1 at the Jim Miller Park. <https://atlantahamfest.com>. (Talkin 146.820– [PL 146.2]; exams)

PRINCETON, KENTUCKY — Princeton Amateur Radio Club Second Annual Princeton Hamfest in conjunction with the Pennington Folk Music Festival, June 1 at the Princeton, KY Fire Training Center, 200 Highway 62 West. Contact: PARC (270) 365-7777; e-mail: <n4mht@mchsi.com>; <https://www.w4kbl.org>. (Talk-in 145.230 [PL 179.9]; exams 9 a.m)

SHOW LOW, ARIZONA — Kachina Amateur Radio Club White Mountain Hamfest, June 1 at the Show Low City Hall. Contact: Jim Mortensen, <w7azy@arrl.net>; <https://www.kachina-arc.org>. (Talk-in 145.310 [PL 110.9]; exams 9 a.m.)

TEDROE, OHIO — Fulton County Amateur Radio Club Outdoor Flea Market & Hamfest, June 1 at The Roth Family Woodlot. Email: <hamfest@k8bxq.org>; <https://www.k8bxq.org>. (Talk-in 147.195+; exams)

BETHPAGE, NEW YORK — Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club (LIMARC) Long Island Hamfair & Electronics Show, June 2 at Briarcliffe College. Contact: Dave Akins, AK1NS; John Wilson, KD2AKX; or Richie Cetron, K2KNB, (516) 694-4937; e-mail: <hamfest@limarc.org>; <https://www.limarc.org>. (Talk in 146.85- [PL 136.5])

BUTLER, PENNSYLVANIA — Breezeshooters, Inc. 59th Annual Breezeshooters Hamfest & Computer Show, June 2 at the Butler Farm Show Grounds. Contact: Bob Benna, N3LWP, (412) 366-0488. E-mail: <hamfest2013@breezeshooters.org>; <https://www.breezeshooters.org>. (Talk-in 147.300+; exams noon)

CHELSEA, MICHIGAN — Chelsea Amateur Radio Club will hold the 35th Annual Chelsea Swap, June 2 at the Chelsea Fairgrounds. Contact: Frank Pohs, (734) 945- 1915; e-mail: <fpohs80@gmail.com>; <https://www.wd8iel.net>. (Talk in 145.450–).

PLANO, TEXAS — 35th HamCom & ARRL West Gulf Division Convention, June 7–8 at the Plano Center. Contact: HamCom Inc., P.O. Box 260721, Plano, TX 75026; <https://www.hamcom.org>. (VE and GROL exams 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday)

DRYDEN, WASHINGTON — Apple City Amateur Radio Club 44th Annual Wenatchee Hamfest June 7–9 at the Dryden Gun Club. Contact: Michelle Giard, KD7RZX, (509) 679-4605; e-mail: <michellegiard@charter.net>. (Talk-in 146.680– [PL 156.7]; VE exams)

BUFFALO, WYOMING — Buffalo Amateur Radio Klub (BARK) 2013 Wyoming Hamfest & ARRL Wyoming State Convention, June 8 at the Bozeman Trail Steakhouse and Convention Center. Contact: Tate, KA7O, <ka7o@casperarc.net>; <https://www.wyominghamcon.org>. (Talk in 145.490– [PL 110.9]; exams)

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE — Radio Amateur Club of Knoxville 47th Annual Knoxville Hamfest & Electronics Exposition & ARRL Tennessee State Convention, June 8 at the Kerbala Temple, 315 Mimosa Avenue. Contact: Radio Club of Knoxville, P.O. Box 50514, Knoxville, TN 37950-0514. Lou Dreinhoefer (865) 995-1588; e-mail: <WB3JK@arrl.net>.; <https://www.w4bbb.org>. (Talk-in 53.770, 147.300, 224.500, or 444.575; exams)

LIME RIDGE, PENNSYLVANIA — Columbia-Montour Amateur Radio Club CMARC 2013 Hamfest, June 8 at the Lime Ridge Community Center. Contact: Randy, N3JPV, (570) 759-2306; e-mail: <n3jpv@verizon.net>; <https://www.qsl.net/cm-arc>. (Talk in 147.225+ [PL 85.4]; exams 9 a.m.)

PORT LUDLOW, WASHINGTON — Port Ludlow Amateur Radio Club (N7PL) Tailgater Swap Meet, June 8 at the Grace Christian Center Parking Lot at the Resort at Port Ludlow. Website: <https://www.n7pl.org>. (Talk-in 146.520 simplex)

WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA — Forsyth Amateur Radio Club (W4NC) Winston-Salem Classic Hamfest, June 8 at the Summit School Dining HallContact: W4NC, (336) 245-5740. Email: <hamfest@w4nc.com>; <https://www.w4nc.com>.

MANASSAS, VIRGINIA — Ole Virginia Hams Amateur Radio Club, Inc. 39th Annual Manassas Hamfest, June 9 at the Prince William County Fairgrounds. exams. General contact: Terry, KC4DV, e-mail: <chairman@manassashamfest.org>; <https://www.manassashamfest.org>. (Talk-in 146.97–, 442.200+, or D-Star 442.5125+ (exams).

FORT PAYNE, ALABAMA — DeKalb County Amateur Radio Club 13th Annual Hamfest/ Tailgate Outing, June 15 at the VFW Fair Grounds. Contact: Robert Williams, N1UMC, 5903 Morrow Road, Fort Payne, AL 35967; (256) 868-0133; Email: <ncsailor62@gmail.com>; <https://www.w4gbr.org/>. (Talk-in 147.270+ (PL 100); exams 11 a.m.)

LA PORTE, INDIANA — North Judson-Starke County Amateur Radio Club special event station K9H from 1200 to 2300 UTC, June 15 and from 1200 to 2300 UTC, June 16 to salute the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum’s 25th Anniversary along with the Mint Festival. Frequencies include 7.240± and 14.240±. QSL a SASE to WA9NGO, 1788 W. 500 South, La Porte, IN 46350-6675.

PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY — Raritan Valley Radio Club W2QW Hamfest, June 15 at Piscataway High School. Contact: Drew, W2OU, (732) 801-4654 before 9 p.m; e-mail: <drumor@optonline.net>; <https://www.w2qw.org/hamfest.htm>. (Talk-in: 146.625–, 442.250 [PL 141.3], or 146.520; exams 10 a.m.)

VINELAND, ONATRIO, CANADA — Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club special event station, XL3S June 15 to July 15 to honor the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and 200 years of peace and friendship between the U.S. and Canada. Frequencies include 7.01813 (CW), 7.1813, 7.21813, 10.113, 14.070, 14.21813 ±QRM/QRN. QSL with SASE and $2 to Dave Digweed, 4117 Hazelnut Court, Vineland, ON, L0R 2C0, Canada. E-mail: <ve3foi@yahoo.ca>.

MONROE, MICHIGAN — Monroe County Radio Communications Association Monroe Hamfest & Computer Show, June 16 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds. Contact: Fred VanDaele, KA8EBI, 4 Carl Drive, Monroe, MI 48162; e-mail: <ka8ebi@yahoo.com>;<https://www.mcrca.org>. (Talk-in 146.72–)

WHEATON, ILLINOIS — Six Meter Club of Chicago 56th Annual Hamfest in conjunction with the Antique Radio Club of Illinois’ Swap Meet and Midwest Classic Radio Net Hamboree, June 16 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds. Contact: Six Meter Club of Chicago, 3532 Raymond Avenue, Brookfield, IL 60513-1204; (708) 442-4961; e-mail: <wd9gjk@arrl.net>; <https://www.k9ona.com>. (Talk-in 146.52 or 146.37+ (107.2); exams 9 to 11 a.m.)

OAK HILL, WEST VIRGINIA — Plateau Amateur Radio Association special event station W8S to honor the 150th Birthday of the State of West Virginia. Frequencies include 3.863, 7.263, 14.263, 18.163. QSL with SASE to Robert Keely, WV8KFA, 125 Rogers Street, Oak Hill, WV 25901; e-mail: <wv8kfa@parawv.com>; <www.parawv.com> or <www.wv8kfa.com>.

ESTES PARK, COLORADO — HamCon Colorado, Inc.2013 HamCon Colorado & ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Convention, June 28–30 at the Rocky Mountain Park Inn & Convention Center. Special event station,W1AW/Ø will operate during the convention. Contact: HamCon Colorado, 8310 Ashford Court, Colorado Springs, CO 80920; e-mail: <registration@hamconcolorado.org>; <https://www.hamconcolorado.org>. (Talk-in 146.685 [PL 123] or 449.800 [PL 123] or 449.225 [PL 141.3]; exams)

FLUSHING, NEW YORK — Hall of Science Amateur Radio Club semi-annual Hamfest, June 30 at the N.Y. Hall of Science Parking Lot. Contact: Stephen Greenbaum, WB2KDG, (718) 898-5599 (nights only); e-mail: <wb2kdg@arrl.net>; <https://www.hosarc.org>.

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. In addition, CQ’s sister publication WorldRadio Online has extensive information on hamfests and special event stations months in advance of the events; go to <www.worldradiomagazine.com>.
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