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CQ Announcements: February 2014 RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Richmond Amateur Telecommunications Society (RATS) Frostfest 2014, Saturday, February 1 at the Richmond Raceway Complex. Contact: RATS/Frostfest, P.O. Box 14828, Richmond, VA 23221-0828. Commercial booth sales: Mike Hacket, AC5PT, (804) 657-7038. Website: <https://www.frostfest.com>.

ELYRIA, OHIO – Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society Winter Hamfest & Computer Show 2014, Sunday, February 2 at the VFW Post 1079. Contact: Darlene, KA8VTS, (216) 398-8858. E-mail: <dohman@roadrunner.com>. Website: <https://www.noars.net>. (Talk-in 146.70– [PL 110.9])

WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA – Washington Amateur Communications special event station W3C from 1400 to 1600 UTC daily, Wednesday, February 5 through Sunday, February 10. For a complete list of frequencies and photos visit <https://www.wacomarc.org>. Contact: Bill Steffey, NY9H, (224) 436-4262. E-mail: <ny9h@arrl.net>.

BRIGHTON, COLORADO – Aurora Repeater Association, The Cherry Creek Young Amateur Radio Club, and Rocky Mountain Ham Radio Swapfest, Sunday, February 9 at the Adams County Fairgrounds. Contact: ARA, P.O. Box 471802, Aurora, CO 80047-1802. Wayne Heinen, NØPOH, (303) 699-6335. E-mail: <n0poh@arrl.net>. Website: <https://n0ara.org>.

YUMA, ARIZONA – Yuma Amateur Radio Hamfest Organization and the Amateur Radio Council of Arizona 10th Annual Yuma Hamfest, Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15 at the Yuma County Fairgrounds. Contact: YARHO, P.O. Box 1843, Yuma, AZ 85366-1843. E-mail: <info@yumahamfest.org>. Website: <https://www.yumahamfest.org>. (Talk-in 146.840– [PL 88.5])

BROOKFIELD, WISCONSIN – Milwaukee Radio Amateur’s Club and the Milwaukee Area Amateur Radio Society Mid-Winter Interclub Swapfest, Saturday, February 15 at the Channel 10 Auction Building. Contact: MRAC, P.O. Box 26233, Milwaukee, WI 53226. Phone: (414) 459-9741. E-mail: <w9rh@arrl.net>. Website: <https://www.w9rh.org>.

GLOUCHESTER CITY, NEW JERSEY – Glouchester City Amateur Radio Club Hamfest, Saturday, February 15 at the Pine Grove Fire Association Hall. Website: <https://www.nj2gc.org>. (Talk-in 146.820 [PL 131.8] or 447.775 [PL 146.2].

OAK HILL, WEST VIRGINIA – Plateau Amateur Radio Association Hamfest, Saturday, February 15 at the Lewis Community Center. Contact: PARA Hamfest, P.O. Box 96, Fayetteville, WV 25840. General contact: Jane Hardy, WV8JH, (304) 640-1120. E-mail: <wv8jh@frontier.com>. Charlie Hardy, WV8CH, (304) 719-2241. E-mail: <wv8ch@arrl.net>. (Talk-in 146.790 [PL 100])

SALEM, OREGON – Salem Repeater Association Salem Hamfair, Saturday, February 15 at the Polk County Fairgrounds. Contact: Wayne Silver, KE7ANM, (971) 599-1270. E-mail: <hamfair@w7sra.org>. Website: <https://www.w7sra.org>. (Talk-in 145.33– [PL 186.2])

LIVONIA, MICHIGAN – Livonia Amateur Radio Club Swap-N-Shop, Sunday, February 16 at the Civic Park Senior Center. Contact: Livonia ARC, P.O. Box 51532, Livonia MI 48151-0532. Phone: (734) 941-5043. E-mail: <k8uns@arrl.net>. Website: <https://www.livoniaarc.com>. (Talk-in 145.35 [PL 100] or 146.52)

MANSFIELD, OHIO – Intercity Amateur Radio Club, Inc. MidWinter Hamfest & Computer Show, Sunday, February 16 at the Richland County Fairgrounds. Contact: Danny Bailey, KB8STK, 70 Euclid Street, Shiloh, OH 44878. Phone: (419) 896-3603 (after 3 p.m.). Website: <https://www.w8we.org>. (Talk-in 146.94 [PL 71.9])

NEW PROVIDENCE, NEW JERSEY – New Providence Amateur Radio Club Annual Auction, Friday, February 21 at the New Providence High School. Contact: Barry, K2JV, <bgcohenusa@verizon.net>. Website: <https://www.nparc.org>. (Talk-in 147.225+ [PL 141.3])

BISMARK, NORTH DAKOTA – Central Dakota Amateur Radio Club Hamfest, Saturday, February 22 at the St. Mary’s Grade School. Contact: Dick Veal, KAØETO, (701) 223-7481. E-mail: <georgev@bis.midco.net>.

BROWNSBURG, INDIANA – Hendricks County Amateur Radios Society Brownsburg Hamfest, Saturday, February 22 at the American Legion Post 331. Email: <hcars46122@gmail.com>. (Talk-in 147.015+)

DALTON, GEORGIA – Dalton Amateur Radio Club Inc. Dalton Hamfest, Saturday, February 22 at the North Georgia Fairgrounds. Contact: DARCI, P.O. Box 211, Dalton, GA 30722-0211. Vendor contact: James Jordan, K4FLG, (706) 278-0630 or David Stanley, WI4L, (706) 537-5090. Website: <https://www.w4drc.com>. (Talk-in 145.230–)

GEORGE, WASHINGTON – Columbia Basin DX Club, WS7G, special event station from 0001 UTC, Saturday, February 22 to 0001 UTC, Sunday, February 23. Frequencies include 14.250, 18.135, and 3.850 ±QRM. QSL via W7BJN. Website: <https://cbn.homestead.com/WS7G.html>.

LaPORTE, INDIANA – LaPorte County Amateur Radio Club Cabin Fever Hamfest, Saturday, February 22 at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium. Contact: LPCARC, P.O. Box 148, Michigan City, IN 46361. E-mail: <cabinfeverhamfest@gmail.com>. Website: <https://lpcarc.org/hamfest>. (Talk-in 146.610 [PL 131.8])

PERRY, IOWA – Hiawatha Amateur Radio Club WinteRFest, Saturday, February 22 at the Crossroads Church. Contact: Bob Dittert, (515) 465-2383. E-mail: <n0qix@arrl.net>. Vendor e-mail: <hamfest@harciowa.org>. Website: <https://www.harciowa.org>. (Talk-in 145.190 [PL 114.8])

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VERMONT – Radio Amateurs of Northern Vermont HAM-CON, Saturday, February 22 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. Special event station, W1V will be on the air during HAM-CON. Contact: RANV, (802) 879-6589 afternoon and evenings. Email: <w1sj@arrl.net>. Website: <https://www.ranv.org>. (Talk-in 145.15– or 146.67)

ANNANDALE, VIRGINIA – Vienna Wireless Society Winterfest,The National Capital Area Ham Radio Fair, Sunday, February 23 at the Northern Virginia Community College-Annandale Campus. Contact: Vienna Wireless Society, P.O. Box 418, Vienna, VA 22183. General contact: Jack, AI4SV, (314) 266-8426. Email: <winterfest2014@viennawireless.org>. Vendor contact: Doug, AK4AO, (703) 698-6158. Email: <tablesales2014@viennawireless.org>. Website: <https://www.viennawireless.org>.

CASTLE SHANNON, PENNSYLVANIA - Wireless Association of South Hills WASHfest 2014, Sunday, February 23 at the Castle Shannon VFW Memorial Hall. Contact: Carol Danko, KB3GMN, (412) 884-1466. E-mail: <n3sbf@comcast.net> or <washarc@yahoo.com>. Website: <https://www.n3sh.org>. (Talk-in 146.995– or 443.650+ [PL 131.8])

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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