LIST OF SPECIAL EVENTS AND HAMFESTS FROM THE APRIL 2014, ARRL MIDWEST DIVISION NEWSLETTER



Midwest Division Special Events

03/31/2014 | Frost Buster
Mar 31 - Apr 5, 0000Z - 2359Z, K0R, Boone, IA. Tall Corn Amateur Radio Club. 28.450 21.320 14.280 7.200. Certificate. W0BNW, 109 S Underhill St, Boone, IA 50036.
www.qrz.com/db/kd0med

04/01/2014 | OzarkCon
Apr 1 - Apr 10, 0800Z - 0400Z, K0N, Pittsburg, KS. 4StateQRP Group. 7.122 7.030 14.060 3.564. QSL. Willam Lawson, 711 E 31st St, Pittsburg, KS 66762. This is the annual QRP Forum hosted by the 4State qrp Group. We have used the Special Event call of K0N for many years.
www.4sqrp.com

04/05/2014 | The Dent County Raiders - Missouri QSO Party
Apr 5 - Apr 6, 1800Z - 2359Z, W0S, Saint Louis, MO. The Dent County Raiders WA0JCO WA0IYY K7RMJ. 21.380 14.250 7.220 3.825. QSL. WA0JCO, 6954 Winona Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63109. Operating from The Mark Twain National Forest in Dent County, MO. MO QP
Rules: w0ma.org/mo_qso_party.htm.

04/12/2014 | 102nd Titanic Special Event Station
Apr 12 - Apr 13, 1400Z - 1400Z, N0SAP, Nixa, MO. Area Amateurs. 21.265 14.265 7.265 3.865. Certificate. David Beckler, 1137 W Crane Dr, Nixa, MO 65714.
n0sap@yahoo.com

04/19/2014 | Old Greenville Black Powder Rendezvous Special Event Station
Apr 19, 1200Z - 2359Z, KD0MRV, Greenville, MO. Greenville Amateur Radio Club. 14.269 7.284. QSL. Danny Jaco, 174 Walnut St, Greenville, MO 63944.
www.no0n-garc.com

04/25/2014 | Jackson, MO Bicentennial Special Event Station
Apr 25 - Apr 26, 1500Z - 2300Z, W0QMF, Jackson, MO. Southeast Missouri Amateur Radio Club. 28.450 14.260 7.260 3.950. QSL. SEMO Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 98, Jackson, MO 63755.
semoarc.org

05/15/2014 | 30 Meter Mobile Beacon
May 15 - May 20, 0824Z - 0824Z, W0B, Nixa, MO. Beacon Busters. 18.113 10.129. QSL. Al Gal, 1730 State Hwy HH, Highlandville, MO 65669. An experimental 30 meter mobile beacon giving up to date grid squares will be on the air starting May 15 on 10.129. W0ERE and N0SAP will be running 3 watts to a quarter wave trailing wire floating in free space on our trip from Missouri to the Dayton Hamvention. We will monitor 18.113 for live signal reports and also looking for reports via email or audio files. The beacon will be back on the air May 19th on our return trip.
w0ere@hotmail.com

05/17/2014 | Kansas Armed Forces Day
May 17, 1400Z - 2000Z, WX0EK, Elk Falls, KS. Elk County, KS Amateur Radio Society. 14.250. QSL. Elk County, KS Amateur Radio Society, PO Box 70, Elk Falls, KS 67345. We will be celebrating Armed Forces Day with multiple stations operating from different location within the state. We will be operating on 80m,40m, 20m,15m.
www.facebook.com/ ElkCountyKsAmateurRadioSocietyWx0ek?ref=hl

05/17/2014 | Scouting 500 Extravaganza
May 17 - May 19, 2200Z - 0300Z, W0S, Kansas City, MO. Heart of America Boy Scout Council. 28.390 24.960 21.360 18.140 14.290 7.190. QSL. Bob Tenny, W0CC, 11912 Mohawk Ln, Leawood, KS 66209.
Times are daily: May 17 5PM - 10PM CST, May 18 8AM - 10PM CDT. Please include SASE.

05/24/2014 | Honoring Veterans for Memorial Day
May 24, 1500Z - 2200Z, W0FSB, Waterloo, IA. Five Sullivan Brothers Amateur Radio Club. 21.240 14.240 7.240. Certificate & QSL. Five Sullivan Brothers ARC, 3186 Brandon Diagonal Blvd, Brandon, IA 52210. For QSL card: Send card and #10 SASE; For Certificate &QSL: Send QSL, address label and 3 Forever stamps; For eQSL & Certificate: Send eQSL, then an email, requesting a .jpg file of the certificate that you can print yourself.
www.qrz.com/db/w0fsb

09/06/2014 | Route 66 on the Air
Sep 6 - Sep 14, 0001Z - 2359Z, W6O, Lebanon, MO. Lebanon Amateur Radio Club. 14.266 7.266.
QSL. Bill J. Wheeler, 272 Donna Lee, Lebanon, MO 65536.

09/27/2014 | Home on the Range Cabin Rededication and Anniversary of the Writing of the Song
Sep 27 - Oct 11, 0000Z - 2359Z, K0H, Smith Center, KS. M&M Amateur Radio Club. 14.250. QSL. Michael G. Saft, 220 E Kansas Ave, Smith Center, KS 66967.
kb0qgt@ruraltel.net

10/11/2014 | Lester Dent -- Doc Savage Special Event
Oct 11 - Oct 12, 1422Z - 1421Z, W0D, Macon, MO. Macon County Amateur Radio Club. 14.270 14.070 7.270 3.970. Certificate. Macon County ARC, PO Box 13, Macon, MO 63552. The Macon County Amateur Radio Club will operate the Lester Dent - Doc Savage Mystery Special Event W0D, in La Plata, MO. The purpose of the Special Event is to honor of the Birthday of Lester Dent, one of the most prolific writers of Pulp Fiction, and an Amateur Radio Operator. It is also the 81st "Birthday" of his creation, the first "Superhero" Doc Savage. A colorful certificate will be provided to those that contact the Special Event Station and send a QSL including a # 10 SASE to the Macon County Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 13, Macon, MO 63552. You can check out the certificate on the MCARC
www.maconcountyarc.net

For updated Special Event listings, see: www.arrl.org/special-event-stations.



Midwest Division ARRL Hamfests, Conventions & Events

04/12/2014 | OARS Springtime Hamfest
Location: Aurora, MO
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Ozark Amateur Radio Society
Website: http://www.w0oar.com

04/12/2014 | Bellevue ARC's Annual Flea Market
Location: Papillion, NE
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Bellevue Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://bellevuearc.org

04/19/2014 | Ararat Hambash
Location: Kansas City, MO
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Ararat Shrine Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.hambash.com

04/19/2014 | DMRAA Hamfest
Location: Des Moines, IA
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association
Website: http://www.dmraa.com/hamfest

05/31/2014 | HARA HAMFEST/FLEA MARKET
Location: Lexington, NE
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Heartland Amateur Radio Association (HARA)
Website: http://qsl.net/hara

07/12/2014 | PIONEER ARC'S 17TH ANNUAL FLEA MARKET
Location: North Bend, NE
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Pioneer Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.k0jfn.com

07/19/2014 | Warrensburg MO Hamfest
Location: Warrensburg, MO
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Warrensburg Area ARC
Website: http://waarci.org

07/20/2014 | Zero Beaters Washington Hamfest
Location: Washington, MO
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Zero Beaters Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.zerobeaters.org

08/03/2014 | Cedar Valley ARC Hamfest
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://cvarc.rf.org

08/10/2014 | SCARC HAMFEST 2014
Location: O'Fallon, MO
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: St. Charles Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://wb0hsi.org

08/17/2014 | Kansas State Convention
Location: Salina, KS
Type: ARRL Convention
Sponsor: Central Kansas Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.centralksarc.com

09/13/2014 | Santa Fe Trail ARC's 3rd Annual Hamfest
Location: Gardner, KS
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Santa Fe Trail Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.sftarc.org

09/27/2014 | 3900 Club Hamboree 2014
Location: Bellevue, NE
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: 3900 Club
Website: http://www.wd0bfo.com/hamboree-2014.html

10/05/2014 | Iowa Section Convention (Southeast Iowa Hamfest)
Location: West Liberty, IA
Type: ARRL Convention pending Executive Committee approval
Sponsor: Muscatine & Washington Area Amateur Radio Clubs
Website: http://www.kc0aqs.org/hamfest.html

10/25/2014 | Saint Louis Halloween Hamfest
Location: Kirkwood, MO
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Saint Louis ARC
Website: http://www.halloweenhamfest.org

11/08/2014 | Nixa ARC Hamfest
Location: Nixa, MO
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Nixa Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.nixahams.net/

For updated Hamfests and Conventions Calendar, go to: www.arrl.org/hamfests-and-conventions-calendar



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