John Wass KA9QJX
July 31 - Aug 2 (Fri-Sun) – Antique Radio Club of Illinois RadioFest. Quality Inn Burr Ridge and Conference Center,300 S. Frontage Rd. Burr Ridge, IL No admission charge. Swapfest and Presentations. Antique radios and parts, accessories, and related materials, forums, Radio Clinic, appraisal booth, ham station.
Aug 2 (Sun) – Hamfesters Hamfest. Will County Fairgrounds, Peotone, IL Admission: $10. Opens 6:00AM (Flea Market) & 8:00AM (Exhibits). Forums. VE Testing 8AM to 10:30AM. Talk-in 146.52/s
Aug 7 (Fri) – CARMA Friday Nighter. Every other month informal meeting of Scanner group. Meets at the O’Hare Oasis (above I-294 just South of I-90), 7PM in the food court near KFC.
Aug 8 (Sat) – Racine Megacycle Club Freefest. Fireman’s Park, 9600 Charles St., Sturtevant, WI. Talk-in on 147.270/+ (PL 127.3). No admission charge. 7AM-1PM. Bring your own tables and chairs.
Aug 16 (Sun) – Lafayette Hamfest. Cary Boy Scout Camp, 6286 State Rd. 26 East. Food available. 8AM-1PM. Talk in on 147.135/+ (PL 131.8). Admission $5
Sept 5-6 (Sat-Sun) – Shelby Hamfest, Shelby, N.C. (~35 miles West of Charlotte). Billed as largest in the Southeast. 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!)