John Wass KA9QJX
Aug 30-31 (Sat-Sun) – Shelby Hamfest, Shelby, N.C. (~35 miles West of Charlotte). One of the largest hamfests in the South. Cleveland County Fairgrounds (1751 E. Marion St., Shelby). Gates open 7AM both days. Exhibits 8AM-5PM (Sat.) & 8AM-1PM Sunday. Talk-in on 146.880/- (no PL). Admission $8. http://www.shelbyhamfest.org/ (Well worth a look!)
Sep 5-7 (Fri-Sun) 2014 ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference. Austin Marriott South, Austin, TX. Speakers, seminars, and Banquet. Topics include SDR, digital voice, digital satellite, GPS, APRS, and DSP. For more info go to www.tapr.org/dcc
Sep 13 (Sat) – CFMC Radio Expo. Boone County Fairgrounds (US Rts 20 & IL 76), Belvedere, IL. Flea Market opens at 6AM, Bldgs - 8AM-3PM. Tickets $10 (under 12 yrs free). VEC testing 9-12 Noon. Talk in on CFMC [146.76/- (PL107.2)] or WX9MCS [147.255/+ PL(114.8)]. Breakfast & lunch available on-site. Forums. Largest fest in our area.
Sep 19-20 (Fri-Sat) – W9DXCC Convention. Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, 1800 East Golf Rd., Schaumburg, IL. DX presentations, DX University, Grand Banquet, Prizes, Hospitality suites. For further info go to www.w9dxcc.com .
Sep 21 (Sun) – Wisconsin Antique Radio Club, Inc. Meeting and Swapfest. 8 AM -11AM. The Terminal, 5917 S. Howell, Milwaukee, WI.
Sep 20 -21 (Sat/Sun) – Peoria Superfest. Exposition Gardens, 1601 W. Northmoor Rd., Peoria, IL. Sat: Flea Market 6AM – dusk, Bldgs. 8AM – 4PM, Sun: Flea Market 6AM – 1PM, Bldgs. 8AM – 1PM. Tickets $10 (12 & under free) Talk-in on 147.075/+ (PL 103.5). Forums (special guest Gordon West). For more info go to www.w9uvi.org
Sep 27 (Sat) – Ozaukee RC Fall Swapfest. Firemen’s Park, 796 Washington Ave., Cedarburg, WI. Talk-in on 146.97 (PL 127.3). Admission $5.