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Area Events / MRAC FM VHF/UHF Simplex Contest Sunday 02/09/2020
« Last post by KC9ONY on February 04, 2020, 08:56:20 PM »
The Milwaukee Radio Amateur's Club, Inc. (MRAC) is sponsoring an
FM VHF/UHF Simplex Contest
on multiple bands: 2m, 70cm, 6m, 1.25m, and on digital voice modes D-STAR and Fusion.

"Purpose: To promote FM simplex operation and VHF/UHF contesting while giving new
hams an opportunity to develop their contesting skills."

All clubs and amateurs welcome to participate.
Winning club is recognized on a plaque at HRO Milwaukee.

Special Multiplier: 1.5 score multiplier for Technician Class participants.

Sunday, February 9, 2020
1 pm - 4 pm   broken down as follows:

2m (1pm – 2 pm)
70cm (2pm – 2:30pm)
6m (2:30pm – 3pm)
1.25m (3pm – 3:30pm)
Digital Voice (3:30pm – 4 pm)

Suggested logging program: N3FJP VHF/UHF http://www.n3fjp.com/vhfuhf.html

More information at: http://www.w9rh.org/club-events/simplex-contest/
Contest rules:
http://www.w9rh.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/FM-Contest-Rules-2020-Booklet.pdf
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Area Swapfests / Sterling-Rock Falls Hamfest Sunday 03/08/2020
« Last post by KC9ONY on January 25, 2020, 03:05:49 PM »
03/08/2020 Sunday

60th Annual Hamfest
Sterling-Rockfalls Amateur Radio Society

New location, new location, new location !!

Rockfalls Community Center
601 West 10th Street
Rockfalls, IL

Website: http://www.w9mep.com
Flyer: http://www.w9mep.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/HAMFEST-FLYER.pdf

Advanced tickets and tables:
http://www.w9mep.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/HAMFEST-ADVANCE-ORDER.pdf

Talk-In: 146.850 (PL 114.8)

Public Contact: Joe Baldwin , N9ORQ
10304 Hoover Road
Rockfalls, IL 61071
Phone: 815-626-4766
Email: w9mep@hotmail.com
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Area Swapfests / Tri-County ARC (W9MQB) Sunday 03/15/2020
« Last post by KC9ONY on January 25, 2020, 02:52:05 PM »
Approximately 71 miles, 1 hour and 20 minutes from Cedarburg.

03/15/2020 Sunday   

Tri-County ARC (W9MQB)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm ??
(Setup starts at 6:00 am)

Jefferson County Fairgrounds Activity Center
503 North Jackson Avenue
Jefferson, WI 53549

Map/Location:  http://tinyurl.com/Tri-County-ARC-Hamfest

Talk-In: 145.49 (PL 123.0)

Public Contact: John McIntyre , KD9IQC
                        540 Jackson Street
                        Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
                        Phone: 920-723-7439

Email: hamfest@w9mqb.com  Subject: Hamfest 2020

More information:
Club website: http://w9mqb.com/

Flyer:
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Area Swapfests / MRAC & MAARS Interclub Spring Swapfest Saturday 04/04/2020
« Last post by KC9ONY on January 25, 2020, 02:31:07 PM »
04/04/2020  3rd year new date, instead of February

The 9th Annual Cooperative Indoor SwapFest

Sponsor: Milwaukee Radio Amateurs' Club/Milwaukee Area Amateur Radio Society

Elks Lodge #46
5555 West Good Hope Road
Milwaukee, WI 53201
(Across from HRO in Milwaukee)

Vendor setup 6:00 am - 8:00 am
Hours: 8:00 am - 12 pm

Tickets and Tables can be ordered at the website below:

Website:  http://www.w9rh.org/club-events/swapfest/

Flyer:  http://www.w9rh.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/MRAC-Swapfest-Flyer-2020.pdf

Talk-In: 145.39, 145.13 (PL 127.3)

Public Contact: David Schank , KA9WXN
1036 South 97th Street
West Allis, WI 53214
Phone: 414-459-9741
Email: swapfest@w9rh.org

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Area Swapfests / Madison Hamfest Saturday 04/18/2020
« Last post by KC9ONY on January 25, 2020, 02:25:33 PM »
Approximately 108 miles, 1 hr and 50 minutes WSW from Cedarburg, WI
(Actually located in Stoughton, WI)

04/18/2020 Saturday
Madison Hamfest
48th Annual
Madison Area Repeater Association (MARA)

Mandt Community Center   (same location since 2000)
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/

Flyer: https://w9hsy.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/MARA-Hamfest-Flyer-2020.pdf

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ORC Spring Swapfest / 2020 ORC Spring Swapfest - Saturday 05/02/2020
« Last post by KC9ONY on January 25, 2020, 02:10:47 PM »
05/02/2020  Saturday

Ozaukee Radio Club
42nd Annual Spring Swapfest


ARRL-sanctioned 

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
(vendor setup at 6:00 am)


Columbia St. Mary's Center
W67N866 Washington Avenue
Cedarburg, WI 53012

Talk-In: 146.97 (PL 127.3)

Map:  https://tinyurl.com/ORC-Spring-Swapfest-2020

Directions:  http://www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/1230/Directions
                  (in the same building as the Milwaukee Curling Club)

Website: http://www.ozaukeeradioclub.org
Flyer: http://www.ozaukeeradioclub.org/downloads/spring-swapfest/2020-ORCSpring.pdf

Double ticket stubs for advanced ticket and table orders:
See flyer for mailing address or

Contact: Tom Trethewey, KC9ONY
Email: kc9ony@arrl.net
Phone: 262-346-3751

See you at the Spring Swapfest!!
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Area Swapfests / WCRA 53rd Annual Mid-Winter Hamfest - Sunday 01/19/2020
« Last post by KC9ONY on November 27, 2019, 10:14:36 PM »
A pretty decent sized hamfest, first big one in Illinois for the year.
Approximately 135 miles SSW, and 2 hours and 25 minutes from Cedarburg.

01/19/2020  Sunday

WCRA 53rd Annual Mid-Winter Hamfest
Wheaton Community Radio Amateurs

8:00 am - ? (doors close at 1 pm)
(Setup starts at 6:00 am)

Kane County Fairgrounds EXPO Center
525 South Randall Road
St. Charles, IL 60174-1533

Website: http://www.w9ccu.org/Hamfest.html
Flyer: http://www.w9ccu.org/Document/2020%20Hamfest%20Flyer.pdf

Directions: http://kanecountyfair.com/maps.cfm

Talk-In: 145.310 MHz (-) CTCSS 107.2

Public Contact: Kelsey Schroeder , KA9KDC
                        PO Box 1055
                        Wheaton, IL 60187

Phone: 630-923-5447
Email: ka9kdc@gmail.com
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Area Swapfests / West Allis Radio Amateur Club Swapfest - Saturday 01/04/2020
« Last post by KC9ONY on November 27, 2019, 10:02:43 PM »
First big local hamfest of the year.
Approximately 39 miles, 46 minutes from Cedarburg via I-43S to I-94W.

01/04/2020 Saturday

WARAC's 48th Annual Midwinter Swapfest

West Allis Radio Amateur Club
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
(Seller setup starts at 6:00 am - 8:00 am)

Waukesha County Expo Center - Arena  (this is the round building)
1000 Northview Rd (County Trunk FT)
Waukesha, WI 53188

Admission Tickets:

    Adult - $6.00 Advance - $7.00 at the door
    Youth up to 12 Yrs of age - Free at the door
    Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts in uniform - Free at the door

Talk-In: 147.40 Simplex
Public Contact:
Erwin von der Ehe , WI9EV
2201 Melody Lane
Waukesha, WI 53186
Phone: 262-271-0630
Email: wi9ev@wi.rr.com

map:  https://tinyurl.com/WARAC-Swapfest-2020

more information:
Website:  http://www.warac.org/swap/index.htm
Flyer: http://www.warac.org/swap/Swapfest%20Flyer%202020%20191207.pdf

Tower Electronics www.pl-259.com (based in Green Bay, WI) will be there for sure,
say hello to Jill KB9PZF !
and
Batteries America https://batteriesamerica.com/ (based in Mount Horeb, WI) should be there,
say hello to Russell Craig!

"Thank you" to our 2020 Swapfest Sponsors!

Bioenno Power (Door prizes)

CableXperts (Door Prizes)

COMPACtenna (Door Prizes)

EasyWayHamBooks.com (Door Prizes)

Gold Medal Ideas (Door Prizes)

Heil Sound (Door Prizes)

MFJ Enterprises (Door Prizes)

West Mountain Radio (Ticket Printing)
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Area Swapfests / Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club Swapfest Sunday 11/03/2019
« Last post by KC9ONY on October 30, 2019, 07:48:10 AM »
11/03/2019 Sunday
Approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes, and 98 miles from Cedarburg (via Hwy 41).

NOTE:  New Location !!!

FCARC Swapfest 2018
Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club
(Vendor Setup starts at 6:00 am)
General admission 8:00 am - ?

New Location !!!

Starlight Club
W2091 County Road JJ
KauKauna, WI 54130

Map: https://tinyurl.com/FCARC-Starlight-Club

Talk-in: 146.76 MHz PL 100 Hz

Public Contact: Anthony Mach , AB9IO
773 Yorkshire Road
Neenah, WI 54956
Phone: 920-858-6300
Email: hamfest@fcarc.club

more information: http://www.fcarc.club/hamfest.php
Flyer: http://fcarc.club/hamfest_files/FCARC_Swapfest_Flyer.pdf
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Area Swapfests / Milwaukee Repeater Club Swapfest Saturday 11/02/2019
« Last post by KC9ONY on October 30, 2019, 07:28:21 AM »
11/02/2019 Saturday

Milwaukee Repeater Club
35th annual swapfest

Amateur Radio Fest 2019
sometimes called "Friendlyfest"

Vendor setup 6:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Elks Lodge #46 (across from HRO)
5555 West Good Hope Road
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Talk-In: 146.910 minus offset (PL 127.3)

Public Contact: Karen Burris , KC9WQJ
414 East Juneau Avenue, #102
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-578-0492
Email: kc9wqj@gmail.com

more information: http://www.mrc91.org/swapfest/
Flyer: http://www.mrc91.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Swapfest-2019-Flier.jpg
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