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CQ Announcements: November 2013 ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS — The South Texas Amateur Radio Club 15th Annual Coastal Bend Hamfest, Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 at the Aransas Pass Civic Center. Email: <ham-fest@n5crp.org>. Website: <https://www.n5crp.org/hamfest>. Talk-in 146.820- (PL 107.2).

ENID, OKLAHOMA — The Enid Amateur Radio Club 2013 Enid Hamfest, Saturday, November 2 at the Garfield County Fairgrounds – Hoover Building, 305 E. Oxford Avenue. Website: <https://www.enidarc.org>. Talk-in 145.290-.

LAKEWOOD, COLORADO — The 285 TechConnect Radio Club (NAØTC) 2013 Fall TechFest, Saturday, November 2, Lakewood Elks Club, 1455 Newland Street. Website: <https://www.na0tc.org>. Talk- in 147.225+ (PL 107.2).

LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA — The Alford Memorial Radio Club Stone Mountain Hamfest and Computer Expo, Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway. Contact: AMRC, P.O. Box 1282, Stone Mountain, GA 30086-1282. Phone: (855) 786-8643. Fax: (678) 228-1885. Email: <hamfest@stonemountainhamfest.com>. Website: <https://www.stonemountainhamfest.com>. Talk-in 146.760- (PL 107.2) or 145.450-.
LEESBURG, FLORIDA — The Lake Amateur Radio Association Hamfest/Tailgate, Saturday, November 2 at 11146 Springdale Avenue. Contact: Mike Walker, K9SSL, <k9ssl@arrl.net>. Website: <https://www.k4fc.org>.

LONDONDERRY, NEW HAMPSHIRE — The Interstate Repeater Society IRS Flea Market, Saturday, November 2 at the Londonderry Lions Club, 256 Mammouth Road. Contact: Chris, (603) 434-6137. Email:

APPLETON, WISCONSIN — The Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club (W9ZL) 2013 Swapfest, Sunday, November 3 at the Monarch Gardens, 2311 W. Spencer Street. Contact: FCARC Swapfest, 773 Yorkshire Road, Neenah, WI 54956. Anthony L. Mach, AB9IO, (920) 722-0482. Email: <hamfest@fcarc.us>. Website: <https://www.fcarc.us/hamfest.php>. Talk-in 146.76 (PL 100).
MASSILLON, OHIO — The Massillon Amateur Radio Club 53rd Annual Hamfest and Auction, Sunday, November 3 at the Massillon Boy’s & Girls Club, 730 Duncan Street SW. Contact: Terry Russ, N8ATZ, 3420 Briardale Drive NW, Massillon, OH 44646. Phone: (330) 837-3091. Email: <truss@sssnet.com>. Website: <https://www.w8np.org>. Talk-in 147.18+.
PITT MEADOWS, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — The Maple Ridge Amateur Radio Club Maple Ridge Swap Meet, Sunday, November 3 at the REC Building, 12460 Harris Road. Contact: Nick, (604) 465-9476. Email: <ve7te@mrarc.net>. Website: <https://www.mrarc.net>. Talk-in 146.800- (PL 156.7).
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA — Washington Amateur Communications WACOM 2013 Hamfest, Sunday, November 3 at the Washington County Fairgrounds, 2151 North Main Street. Contact: Bud Plants, N3TIR, (724) 350-6745. Email: <bud@n3tir.com>. Website: <https://www.wacomarc.org>. Talk-in 146.790.

LEBANON, MISSOURI — The Lebanon Amateur Radio Club 2013 ARRL Midwest Convention, Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9 at the Cowan Civic Center, 500 E. Elm Street. Website: <https://www.arrlmidwestconvention.com/>. Talk-in 146.700-.
AZLE, TEXAS — The Tri-County Amateur Radio Club North Central Texas Emergency Commu- nicators’ Ham-festival (NCTECH) 2013, Saturday, November 9 at the Azle Community Center, 404 W. Main Street. Contact: Paul Finch, <azlecomm@azlecomm.com>. Website: <https://www.wc5c.org>. Talk-in 147.160 (PL 110.9).

CONWAY, SOUTH CAROLINA — The Grand Strand Amateur Radio Club will hold the Annual Grand Strand ARC Beachfest 2013 & Computer Expo, Saturday, November 9 at the Old Pee Dee School/Academy of Hope, 3521 Juniper Bay Road. Contact Beachfest 2013, P.O. Box 2135, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578-2135. Vendors contact: Edward Jordan, (843) 458-3856. Email: <kf4eck@w4gs.org>. Jim Wood, (843) 340-1132. Email: <kf4cje@w4gs.org>. Website: <https://www.w4gs.org>. Talk-in 145.110 (PL 85.4).

MARANA, ARIZONA — The Oro Valley Amateur Radio Club Tucson Hamfest 2013, Saturday, November 9 at the Marana Middle School, 11279 West Grier Road. Website: <https://www.w0hf.com>.

MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA — The Montgomery Amateur Radio Club 2013 Montgomery Hamfest, Saturday, November 9 at the Alcazar Shrine Temple, 555 Eastern Boulevard. Contact: Scott Poole, W4SPA, (334) 262-0412. Email: <hamfest@w4ap.org>. Vendors contact: Lew Nyman, K1AZE, (334) 354-1933. Email: <hamfest@w4ap.org>. Website: <https://www.w4ap.org>. Talk-in 146.84-.
PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA — The St. Petersburg Amateur Radio Club SPARCFest, Saturday, November 9 at the Freedom Lake Park. Contact: Clayton Parrott, KJ4RUS, (727) 215-8140. Email: <clay- ton_parrott@yahoo.com>. Website: <https://www.sparc-club.org>. Talk-in 147.06+.

REYNOLDSBURG, OHIO — The All Ohio ARES Conference, Saturday, November 9 at the Ohio Fire Academy, 8895 East Main Street. Contact: Scott, N8SX, <n8sx@arrl.net> or Matt, W8DEC, <w8dec@ arrl.net>. Website: <https://www.arrl-ohio.org>.

BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI — The Jackson County Amateur Radio Association, Inc. JCARA 2013 Hamfest, Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16 at the St. Martin Community Center Contact: Dan Miller, AE5JG, (228) 539-4930. Email: <danbarb@bellsouth.net>. Website: <https://www.qsl.net/w5wa/>. Talk-in 145.110 (PL 123).
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA — The Allen County Amateur Radio Technical Society 41st Fort Wayne Hamfest and Computer Expo and ARRL Indiana State Convention, Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Exposition Center, 4000 Parnell Avenue. Contact: ACARTS/Fort Wayne Hamfest, P.O. Box 10342, Fort Wayne, IN 46851-0342. Phone: (260) 579-2196. Website: <https://www.fortwaynehamfest.com>. Talk-in 146.88-.

RAYTOWN, MISSOURI — The Raytown Amateur Radio Club Raytown Club 2013 Hamfest, Saturday, November 16 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church School Gym, 8812 East Gregory Boulevard. Contact: Joel, KCØELZ, 8304 Ditzler Avenue, Raytown, MO 64138. Phone: (816) 674-8854. Email: <kc0vyt@arrl.net>. Website: <https://www.k0gq.com>. Talk-in 145.170-.

GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA — The Adams County Amateur Radio Society Special Event Station, W3KGN, Monday, November 18 to Wednesday, November 20 from 1400 to 2359 UTC to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Frequencies include 3.863, 7.1863, 14.263, and 145.63 (FM Simplex). QSL to Perry Wood, 255 Chapel Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, with a 9- x 12-inch SASE to receive a commemorative certificate. Website: <https://www.w3kgn.org>.

FAIR LAWN, NEW JERSEY — The Fair Lawn Radio Emergency Service Auction, Friday, November 29 at the Fair Lawn Senior Center, 11-05 Gardiner Road. Email: <w2npt@arrl.net> or <fairlawnres@yahoo.com>. Website: <https://www.flres.net>. Talk-in 145.470- (PL 107.2).
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The Illinois Wing CAP will air special event station, W9CAP, from 1700 to 2300 UTC, Saturday, November 30 to commemorate the 72nd Anniversary of the Civil Air Patrol. Frequencies include 18.125, 14.250, and 7.255. QSL a SASE to Major Ron Walerowicz, IL WING CAP, P.O. Box 397, West Chicago, IL 60186. Website: <https://www.w9cap.com>.

EVANSVILLE, INDIANA — The Electronic Applications Radio Service (EARS) and The Ham Station 21st Annual Evansville Hamfest, Saturday, November 30 at the Vanderburgh County 4-H Fairgrounds Auditorium, 202 E. Boonville-New Harmony Road. Contact: Neil Rapp, WB9VPG, 2744 Pinehurst Drive, Bloomington, IN 47403. Phone: (812) 333-4116. Email: <ears@w9ear.org>. Website: <https://www.w9ear.org>. Talk-in 145.150- (PL 136.5).


PLANT CITY, FLORIDA — The Florida Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Council, 38th Annual Tampa Bay Hamfest, Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7 at the Evelyn & Bastista Madonia Sr. Agricultural Show Center (Strawberry Festival Grounds), 2508 W. Oak Avenue. Contact: FGCARC, P.O. Box 22042, Tampa, FL 33622-2042. Website: <https://www.tampabayhamfest.org>. Talk-in 146.940- (PL 146.2).

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN — The L’Anse Creuse Amateur Radio Club 41st Annual Swap & Shop, Sunday, December 8 at the L’Anse Creuse High School, 38495 L’Anse Creuse Road. Contact: LCARC Swap, 29729 S. River Road, Harrison Township, MI 48045. Email: <n8geo@arrl.net>. Website: <https://www.qsl.net/n8lc/>. Talk-in 147.080+ (PL 100).
MINDEN, LOUISIANA — The Minden Amateur Radio Association Annual Christmas Hamfest, Saturday, December 21 at the Minden City Hall, 520 Broadway Street. Website: <https://www.n5rd.org>. Talk- in 147.300 (PL 186.2).

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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