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Shelby NC Hamcation 2013 - KA9QJX
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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. (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

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 .

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

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.