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CQ Announcements: January 2014 BRIGHTON, MISSOURI — Ozark Mountain Amateur Radio Ozark Mountain Hamfest, Saturday, January 4 at the Brighton Assembly of God Church. Contact: Mike Ballantyne, (417) 788-8882; e-mail: <kc5mnp@gmail.com>; <https://www.w0omd.org>. (Exams 10 a.m.)

LOCUST FORK, ALABAMA — Blount County Amateur Radio Club FreezeFest 2014, Saturday, January 4 at the Locust Fork High School, 155 School Road. Contact: Bill Pond, AE4IE, (205) 647-5705; <https://freezefest.w4blt.org>. (Talk-in 146.700 [PL 91.5] or 443.775; exams 10 a.m.)

WAUKESHA, WISCONSIN — West Allis Radio Amateur Club 42nd Annual Midwinter Swapfest,
Saturday, January 4 at the Waukesha County Expo Center Forum. Contact: WARAC Swapfest, P.O. Box 1072, Milwaukee, WI 53201. Phil Gural, W9NAW, (414) 425-3649; <https://www.warac.org>. (Exams 9 –11:15 a.m.)

WHITE PINE, TENNESSEE — Lakeway ARC 22nd Annual Hamfest, Saturday, January 4 at the Walter State Community College’s Great Smoky Mountain Expo Center. Contact: Pete Balling, K2QZH, <pballing@musfiber.com>; <https://www.lakewayarc.org>. (Talk-in 147.030; exams 9–11:15 a.m.)

BETHPAGE, NEW YORK — Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club Ham Radio University 2014, Sunday, January 5 at Briarcliff College. Forums, demonstrations, Special Event Station W2V... E-mail: <info@hamradiouniversity.org>; <https://www.hamradiouniversity.org>. (Exams 1:30 p.m.)

GREENWOOD, SOUTH CAROLINA — Greenwood Amateur Radio Society Hamfest, Saturday, January 11 at the Piedmont Technical College Multipurpose Building. Contact: GARS, P.O. Box 2404, Greenwood, SC 29646. E-mail: <w4dew@arrl.net> or <ai4wn@arrl.net>; <https://www.w4gwd.org>. (Talk-in 147.165+ or 443.900+ [PL 107.2]; exams 10:30 a.m.)

SCHERTZ, TEXAS — San Antonio Radio Club (W5SC) 2014 San Antonio Amateur Radio Fiesta & Texas VHF Society Winter Meeting, Saturday, January 11 at the Schertz Civic Center. Contact: Amateur Radio Fiesta, c/o San Antonio Radio Club, P.O. Box 34263, San Antonio, TX 78265-4263. Rowena Archer, KF5JCZ, (210) 415-6894. Website: <https://www.w5sc.org>. (Talk-in 146.940– [PL 179.9]; exams 9 a.m.)

WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA — Forsyth Amateur Radio Club Winston-Salem F.A.R.C. 2014 Winter First-Fest, Saturday, January 11 at the Summit School. E-mail: <info@w4nc.com>; <https://www.w4nc.com>.

HAZEL PARK, MICHIGAN — Hazel Park Amateur Radio Club 48th Annual Hamfest, Sunday, January 12 at the Hazel Park High School. Contact: Bernie Hildebrand, (248) 506-3502; e-mail: <w8nbc@arrl.net>; <https://www.hparc.org>. (Talk-in 146.640 [PL 100])

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Lockheed Martin Recreation Area and Amateur Radio Club (W5SJZ) Cowtown Hamfest & ARRL North Texas Section Convention, Friday, January 17 to Saturday, January 18 at the Lockheed Martin Recreation Area. Contact: David Forbes, KC5UYR, e-mail <kc5uyr@compuserve.com>; <https://www.cowtownhamfest.com>. (Talk-in 147.28 [PL 110.9]; exams)

FORT MYERS, FLORIDA — Fort Myers Amateur Radio Club, Florida (W4LX) FMARC Hamfest, Saturday, January 18 at 4312 Michigan Avenue. Contact: Drexel Turner, W4DHT, 7670 Eaglet Court, Fort Myers, FL 33912-1828; (239) 225-0826 or (239) 464-1350; e-mail: <dturner@embargmail.com>; <https://www.fmarc.net>. (Talkin 147.345 [PL 136.5])

HAMMOND, LOUISIANA — Southeast Louisiana Amateur Radio Club 33rd Annual Hammond Hamfest, Saturday, January 18 at the Magnuson Hotel & Conference Center. Contact: SELARC Hamfest Committee, P.O. Box 1324, Hammond, LA 70404. Patti Fauri, <ke5ng@yahoo.com>; <https://www.selarc.org>. (Talk-in 147.000– [PL 107.2], 145.130– [PL 107.2], or 444.250+ [PL 107.2]; exams 8:30 a.m.)

HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA — Harrisburg Radio Amateurs Club Winterfest, Saturday, January 18 at the Cooper Student Union, South Hall. Contact: Tim Lehman, (717) 982-8550; e-mail: <kb3oza@arrl.net>; <https://www.w3uu.org>. (Talk-in 146.76 [PL 100]; exams 10 a.m.)

LOVELAND, COLORADO — Northern Colorado Amateur Radio Club NCARC Winter Hamfest 2014, Saturday, January 18 at the Larimer County Fairgrounds. Contact: NCARC, P.O. Box 272956, Fort Collins, CO 80527; e-mail: <hamfest@ncarc.net>; <https://www.ncarc.net>. (Exams)

ST. CHARLES, ILLINOIS — Wheaton Community Radio Amateurs (W9CCU) WCRA 47th Annual Mid-Winter Hamfest, Sunday, January 19 at the Kane County Fairground Expo Center. Contact: WCRA, P.O. Box QSL, Wheaton, IL 60187-1055; (630) 604-0157; e-mail: <info@w9ccu.org>; Website: <https://www.wheatonhamfest.org>. (Exams)

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI — Jackson Amateur Radio Club & Jackson Mississippi Convention & Visitors Bureau Capital City Hamfest 2014, Friday, January 24 and Saturday, January 25 at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds, Trademart Building. Website: <https://hamfest.msham.org>. (Exams 8 a.m.)

ARCADIA, FLORIDA — DeSoto Amateur Radio Club Inc. (W4MIN) 18th Annual Hamfest in Arcadia, Saturday, January 25 at the Turner Civic Center Exhibit Hall, 2260 NE Roan Street. Contact: Doug Christ, KN4YT, (863) 990-2507; e-mail: <kn4yt@yahoo.com>; <https://desotoarc.org>. (Talk-in 147.075+; exams 10 a.m.)

COLLINSVILLE, ILLINOIS — TSt. Louis & Suburban Radio Club Inc. Winterfest 2014, Saturday, January 25 at the Gateway Convention Center. Contact: St. Louis and Suburban Radio Club Inc., P.O. Box 2233, St. Louis, MO 63139. Jim Glasscock, WØFF, (636) 584-8888. Bill Coby, KBØMWG, (313) 504-1104; e-mail: <bcoby@att.net>; <https://www.slsrc.org>. (Talk-in 146.760)

LOCKPORT, NEW YORK — Lockport Amateur Radio Association 53rd Annual Winter Hamfest, Saturday, January 25 at the South Lockport Fire Company. Website: <https://www.lockportara.us/>.

MIAMI, FLORIDA — Dade Radio Club of Miami, Inc. 48th Annual South Florida Tropical Hamboree, Friday, January 31 to Saturday, February 1 at the Miami Dade Fair Expo Center. Contact: Dade Radio Club of Miami, Inc., P.O. Box 835387, Miami, FL 33283. Phone: (305) 590-8523; e-mail: <tropicalhamboree@gmail.com>; <https://hamboree.org>. (Exams)

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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