UPCOMING HAMFESTS

This is a list of hamfests in the Maryland-DC area.

I am including a list of hamfests in nearby Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, West Virginia and Delaware as a courtesy to our neighboring Section Managers.

I, your MDC Section Manager, Marty Pittinger - KB3MXM, and/or a designated ARRL representative(s) plan to attend all hamfests in the Maryland-DC Section.

We hope to see you all there.

Memorial Day Hamfest
Date: Sunday, May 29, 2016

Location: Howard County Fairgrounds
  2210 Fairgrounds Road
  West Friendship, MD 21794
Website: www.marylandfm.org
Sponsor:Maryland FM Association
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.76, 224.76, 444.0 (PL 107.2)
Public Contact: John Elgin, WA3MNN
  518 Copley Lane
  Silver Spring, MD 20904
  Phone: 301-641-5313
E-mail: marylandfm@verizon.net

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BARC Father's Day Hamfest
Date: Sunday, June 19, 2016

Location: Arcadia Volunteer Fire Company Grounds
  16020 Carnival Avenue
  Upperco, MD 21155
Website: www.w3ft.com
Sponsor: Baltimore Amateur Radio Club
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.67 (PL 107.2)
Public Contact: Dave Shadwell, AB3TE
  PO Box 922
  Reisterstown, MD 21136
  Phone: 410-842-5019
E-mail: w3ft67@yahoo.com

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RadioActivity 2016
Date: Thursday, June 23 through Saturday, June 25, 2016

Location: Holiday Inn
  9615 Deereco Road
  Timonium, MD
Website: http://www.maarc.org
Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Antique Radio Club
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: None
Public Contact: Bruce Pellicot, KA3EIE
  10348 Route 99
  Woodstock, MD 21163
  Phone: 410-461-7441
E-mail: brucepellicot.md@netzero.net

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Carroll County Tailgate Fest
Date: Sunday, August 21, 2016

Location: Sportmans Hall Skating Rink
  15500 Hanover Pike
  Upperco, MD 21155
Website: www.qis.net/~k3pzn/hamfest.html
Sponsor: Carroll County Amateur Radio Club
Public Contact: Steve Beckman, N3SB
  2145 Bethel Rd
  Finksburg, MD 21048
  Phone: 410-876-1482
E-mail: n3sb@qis.net
Notes: Overnight parking is by special arrangement.
  Send us an e-mail at n3sb@qis.net if you need to park on the grounds Saturday night.
  The skating rink is open until 12 midnight on Saturday night.
  Therefore, Saturday setup in the parking lot is not available.
  This is an outdoor event! There will be no indoor tables!

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The Mason-Dixon Hamfest
Date: Sunday, October 23, 2016

Location: Sportmans Hall Skating Rink
  15500 Hanover Pike
  Upperco, MD 21155
Website: www.qis.net/~k3pzn/hamfest.html
Sponsor: Carroll County Amateur Radio Club
Public Contact: Steve Beckman, N3SB
  2145 Bethel Rd
  Finksburg, MD 21048
  Phone: 410-876-1482
E-mail: n3sb@qis.net
Notes: Overnight parking is by special arrangement.
  Send us an e-mail at n3sb@qis.net if you need to park on the grounds Saturday night.
  The skating rink is open until 12 midnight on Saturday night.
  Therefore, Saturday setup in the parking lot is not available.
  Indoor table space is currently TBD due to construction at the rink.
    Please check back in the summer and we will post information as soon as it is available.

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Santa Fest
Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016

Location: American Legion Youth Camp
  9201 Surratts Road
  Cheltenham, MD 20623
Sponsor: American Legion & Prince George's County Emergency Repeater Association
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 145.230 (PL 110.9)
Public Contact: Charles Hallock, AA3WS
  16203 Manning Road
  West Accokeek, MD 20607
  Phone: 301-535-1666
E-mail: selbynet@hotmail.com

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You may view upcoming hamfests which are being held in the MDC Section and nearby in Pennsylvania, Delaware, West Virginia and the northern Virginia area by clicking on the ARRL's Hamfest and Convention Calender, "WWW.ARRL.ORG/hamfests-and-conventions-calendar."

As always, "I am ready to serve you."

Tnx es 73,
Marty Pittinger, KB3MXM, <KB3MXM@ARRL.NET>
ARRL Maryland-DC Section Manager

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