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Perhaps you've already heard about this new contest?
The Fox Mike Hotel Portable Operations Challenge
October 3 & 4, 2020
https://foxmikehotel.com/challenge/

Home stations competing against portable stations?
You'll have to read the description, but it seems that there is a
handicap type scoring system, kind of like in golf

Be sure to hover the mouse over the POC button on the right of their
website to see the additional links such as the rules.
 
Final updated rules:
https://foxmikehotel.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/POC-rules-v1.14_FINAL.pdf


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It appears that a recycling event will again happen in Cedarburg, WI.   :)

NEW LOCATION!
Firemen's Park
W65N796 Washington Avenue
Cedarburg, WI 53012


Enter Main Gate - Gate 1

10:00 am to Noon

Google map: https://tinyurl.com/Recycle-Sept-2020

More information:  https://www.cedarburglightandwater.org/recycling-events-0

The flyer has a list of items accepted and some NOT accepted.   
Some items will cost you money for them to take (for example TV's and monitors).
Prices different than in past years.   
Payment made with CASH ONLY.

Again, see the flyer for details.

Flyer: https://www.cedarburglightandwater.org/sites/cedarburglightandwater.org/files/2020%20Recycling%20Event%20Flyer%20-%20Website.pdf

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Unfortunately,  the Ozaukee Radio Club has decided to
CANCEL the Fall Swapfest.


Hope to see you in 2021.

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Area Events / Wisconsin Parks on the Air, 3rd Annual - 09/19/2020
« on: July 06, 2020, 09:10:47 PM »
The 3rd annual Wisconsin Parks on the Air (WIPOTA) will take
place Saturday, September 19, 2020.
11 am - 6 pm local/CDT.

Note: 6m has been added this year!

Flyer: http://wipota.com/files/2020_wipota_flyer.pdf

Rules (as of 07/06/2020): http://wipota.com/files/WIPOTA_contest_rules.pdf

For more information: http://wipota.com/

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The International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend
This year: 00.01 UTC 22nd August to 2400 UTC 23rd August 2020 (48 hours)

Normally, the 3rd full weekend in August.   However, due to the UK
observing the 75th anniversary of VP, (Victory in the Pacific) on
August 15, 2020, they moved ILLW to the 4th full weekend.

Information:  https://illw.net/
*** Please note that ILLW will NOT be cancelled due to COVID-19,
as stated on their website above.   ***

However, as of 07/06/2020, unsure if the ORC and/or LEFROG will be participating.
More information to come.

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Area Swapfests / LAARC Free Fest 2020 - Saturday 07/11/2020
« on: June 24, 2020, 10:21:24 PM »
I heard this announced 06/24/2020 on the 513 Repeater's
MAARS Wednesday Night Swap Net at 9 pm.   
Also on the website: https://kr9rk.org/

Approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes southwest of Cedarburg, WI.
Southwest of Burlington just off Highway 36

07/11/2020 Saturday

Lakes Area Amateur Radio Club's Free Fest 2020

7:00 am - 10:30 am

Lyons WI Town Hall
6339 Hospital Road
Lyons, WI 53148

East parking lot

(gps: 42.654225,-88.370140)
Map:  https://tinyurl.com/LAARC-Free-Fest-2020

Talk in on 146.865, - offset, 127.3PL

Admission: Free

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Original posting updated.   Unfortunately, the swapfest is cancelled.

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Yet another relatively close hamfest in Racine.
Approximately 50 miles and 55 minutes from Cedarburg.

13th Annual Racine Megacycle Free Fest 2020
Racine Megacycle Club
6:00 am - 1:00 pm

Greater Racine Kennel Club
6320 6 Mile Road
Racine, WI 53402
GPS: N 42-48-52, W 87-51-24

Map: http://tinyurl.com/Racine-Free-Fest

ARRL approved Hamfest

Inside and Outside vendors FREE
Exhibitors must bring your own tables and chairs !!
free parking
Rain or Shine!

Talk-in: 147.270 MHz (+), 127.3 Hz PL

Donations welcome!!
Hot food available!  And coffee!!!

more information:
website: http://www.w9udu.org
Contact: Dan Miller ka9oil@yahoo.com

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06/24/2020:  Just checked and their website says the Swapfest is Cancelled.
The ARRL site hasn't not been updated as yet to reflect that cancellation, but that takes time.

http://yellowthunder.org/?page_id=66

The 2020 Circus City Swapfest has been Cancelled

"It is with heavy hearts that we are announcing the cancellation of the Circus City Swap-fest.
We hope you all have a safe and happy summer."

8/29/2020 Saturday

A bit of a drive, and  north of Madison.    Approximately 140 miles, 2 hours and 15 minutes by I-94.
If taking Hwy 60 over, it's about 109 miles, 2 hours and 22 minutes, from Cedarburg, WI.
(according to Google maps).

Circus City Swapfest
24th Annual
Sponsored by the Yellow Thunder Amateur Radio Club, Inc.

8:00 am - noon

Badger Steam and Gas Engine Club Property
E3347 Sand Road
Baraboo, WI 53913

Talk-In: 147.315 (PL 123.0)

Public Contact: Thomas Harrison , N9PQJ
Phone: 608-963-0762
Email: n9pqj@yellowthunder.org

Website: http://yellowthunder.org/
Hamfest info: http://yellowthunder.org/?page_id=66
Flyer: http://yellowthunder.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/FlierNoPrize.pdf

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Posting updated 06/15/2020.

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Posting updated 06/15/2020.

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06/13/2020  Saturday

NEW SWAPFEST!
Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club (W9ZL)

TAILGATE HAMFEST - RAIN OR SHINE

SATURDAY, JUNE 13th , 2020
GATE OPENS AT 7:00 AM

Starlite Club
W2091 County Rd JJ
Kaukauna, WI

The Sunshine Swapfest is a brand-new event for enthusiasts of amateur radio, computers,
electronics, and other related curiosities and miscellanea. Everyone is welcome to attend!
This event will be held outdoors rain or shine in the parking lot of the Starlite Club!

Buy, sell, and trade electronics, computers, computer games, test & scientific equipment
Great food and refreshments available all day! The bar will be open!

  • Buy or Sell - $6 per person. All tickets will be available at the gate.
  • Each seller vehicle gets one parking spot.
  • Children 12 and under are FREE!

Q: What is a Tailgate Hamfest?
A: It’s a fun event where sellers park their vehicle and sell right out of their truck or car.
    Sellers can bring a table to set up.  Everyone is free to walk the parking lot looking
    for great deals!

Q: Is this event held outside?
A: Yes, this event will be held in the parking lot of the Starlite Club, rain or shine. 
    Don’t forget to dress appropriately!

Q: Is there going to be a raffle or VE testing?
A: There will be no raffle or VE testing at the Sunshine Swapfest.  Come and enjoy yourself!

GPS Coordinates: N 44.315178 º, W 88.292282º

Map: https://tinyurl.com/FCARC-Sunshine-Swapfest

Directions:
Take US Hwy 41 toward Little Chute, WI
Take Exit 146 toward Hwy N / Freedom Rd.
Drive north on Hwy N / Freedom Rd. for approx. 1.3 miles.
Take a right onto Hwy JJ / Edgewood Dr.
Drive east on Hwy JJ / Edgewood Dr. for approx. 1.0 mile.
The Starlite Club is on the right-hand side of the street.

FCARC Sunshine Swapfest Website: http://www.fcarc.club/sunshineswap.htm
Flyer: http://fcarc.club/hamfest_files/Sunshine_Swapfest_Flyer.pdf

For more information, contact Anthony Mach, AB9IO at: 920.858.6300
or e-mail: hamfest@fcarc.club



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Unfortunately, the Ozaukee Radio Club has decided to
CANCEL the Fall Swapfest.


Fall Swapfest 2020 flyer now posted.

http://www.ozaukeeradioclub.org/downloads/fall-swapfest/2020_Fall_Swapfest_flyer.pdf

We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 issues and see if Firemen's Park
or Ozaukee County force a change.

Saturday 08/29/2020

ORC Regional Fall Swapfest 2020
15th Annual

Setup 6:00 am - noon
Firemen's Park
W65N796 Washington Avenue
Cedarburg, WI 53012

Gate entrance just south of the intersection of Fair St. and Washington Avenue.
Same place where Maxwell Street Days is put on.

Admission:  $5.00 for both buyers and sellers
                   Park and sell your stuff or browse other seller's
                   Inside tables $10.00 as available (5 tables for $40.00)
                   ARRL and Commercial vendors are typically inside

GPS coordinates:  (43°18.28' N, 87°59.50' W) or (43.304667, -87.991667)
Map links:  Google:  http://tinyurl.com/ORC-Fall-Swapfest
                  Bing:  http://tinyurl.com/ORC-Fall-hamfest

Club website: http://www.ozaukeeradioclub.org

FLYER:
http://www.ozaukeeradioclub.org/downloads/fall-swapfest/2020_Fall_Swapfest_flyer.pdf

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Area Swapfests / Madison Hamfest Saturday 07/18/2020 *** CANCELLED ***
« on: April 01, 2020, 08:39:14 PM »
Per their website, https://w9hsy.org/
"Notice: The MARA Hamfest has been cancelled.
Hope to see you all next year."


Notice: The April 18th 2020 Hamfest is postponed to July 18th, 2020.
Your table and ticket orders for April 18th are good for July 18th.


Approximately 108 miles, 1 hr and 50 minutes WSW from Cedarburg, WI
(Actually located in Stoughton, WI)

07/18/2020 Saturday   CANCELLED
Madison Hamfest
48th Annual
Madison Area Repeater Association (MARA)

Mandt Community Center
400 Mandt Parkway
Stoughton, WI 53589

GPS:  North 42.91157  West 89.21647

map: https://binged.it/2nfBKJM

Vendor setup starts at 6:00 am
Event runs 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talk In:  MARA's Wide Area Repeater   147.150 MHz (+600) PL 123.0 Hz

*** Dano's Chef Service ***
will be providing breakfast and lunch again this year! ***

more information:
Website: https://w9hsy.org/hamfest-2020/

New Flyer: https://w9hsy.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/MARA-Hamfest-Flyer-2020.pdf

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Area Swapfests / Re: Madison Hamfest Saturday 04/18/2020
« on: April 01, 2020, 08:23:02 PM »
Notice: The April 18th 2020 Hamfest is postponed to July 18th, 2020.
Your table and ticket orders for April 18th are good for July 18th.


New Flyer: https://w9hsy.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/MARA-Hamfest-Flyer-2020.pdf

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