Special Events

First lady ROListed here are some, not all, Special Events taking place in the ARRL Midwest Division for the current month. Also listed are some from other divisions that maybe of interest to some members. For a complete list of current or upcoming special events go to ARRL website.

For more information simply click on the lick provided (usually in blue) or go to ARRL website.


  • 06/03/2017 | Dog Island IOTA (NA-085) DXpedition

    Jun 3-Jun 10, 0000Z-2359Z, K4D, Caribelle, FL. K5TEN. 40 through 6 meters; SSB: 28.310 21.285 18.115 14.235 7.180; CW: 28.010 21.035 18.090 14.035 7.035. QSL. Bruce Brady, 208 Mt Tabor Rd, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913. Founding of Dog Island, Florida in 1536 by the French. Full Color Commemorative QSL. www.qrz.com/db/k5ten

  • 06/03/2017 | Night Watch / Brothers Handshake

    Jun 3-Jun 11, 0000Z-0000Z, N4B, Chesapeake, VA. The Brothers Net. 7.192 3.846. QSL. Phil Henline, 4913 Manning Court, Chesapeake, VA 233231. Celebrating the fifth annual Night Watch Net and Brothers Net Handshake June 8, 9, 10. Russellville Kentucky pehenline@nullyahoo.com

  • 06/08/2017 | Discovery of Sunspots

    Jun 8-Jun 12, 0000Z-2359Z, KB7QPS, Maple Valley, WA. L Greg Magone. 146.52 14.275 14.250. Certificate & QSL. L Greg Magone, 27492 254th PL SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038. This is the June special event station that is part of the 2017 KB7QPS Air, Space, and Technology Special Event Station. airspacetechnology.webs.com

  • 06/08/2017 | Judy Garland’s Birthday

    Jun 8-Jun 10, 1500Z-2200Z, W0Z, Coleraine, MN. Northern Lakes Amateur Radio Club. 28.318 21.318 14.318 7.218. Certificate. NLARC, C/O N0MOO, PO Box 896, Coleraine, MN 55722. www.northernlakesamateurradioclub.org

  • 06/08/2017 | Judy Garland’s Birthday

    Jun 8-Jun 10, 1500Z-2200Z, K0GPZ, Grand Rapids, MN. Northern Lakes Amateur Radio Club. 28.318 21.318 14.318 7.218. Certificate & QSL. Mick Mihelick, N0MOO, PO Box 896 , Coleraine, MN 55722. www.northernlakesamateurradioclub.org

  • 06/09/2017 | 2017 Tigers On The Air

    Jun 9-Jun 10, 1900Z-2000Z, K8TGR, Newton Falls, OH. Newton Falls Technology and Multimedia Club. 28.300 14.225 7.175 3.800. Certificate & QSL. NFHSTMC, 909 1/2 Milton Blvd., Newton Falls, OH 44444. Come on the air and help us celebrate the formation of the first Amateur Radio Club at Newton Falls Schools. We will be operating in a camp-out type environment for 24 hours. Local operators are invited to come and help us work the airwaves as well. As a club project, we plan on building a QRP repeater, with a 2m Frequency (146.6500) that we want to launch in a tethered weather balloon to see how many QSOs we can make that way as well. Find out more information on the website listed above. www.nfhstmc.org/index.php?p=13

  • 06/09/2017 | Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival

    Jun 9-Jun 10, 1700Z-2200Z, K3J, Butler, PA. Butler County Amateur Radio Association (W3UDX). 7.230. QSL. BCARA , PO Box 1787, Butler, PA 16001. www.w3udx.org

  • 06/09/2017 | Celebrate Summer @ Your Library

    Jun 9, 2000Z-2300Z, K3L, Gettysburg, PA. Cumberland ARC. 14.260. QSL. Harry Fasick, K3EYL, PO Box 234, York Springs, PA 17372. Celebrate fun, events and learning that your public library brings to summer! Books, movies, music, events, maker activities and more. Operating Friday, June 9, 2017, 2000 UTC to 2300 UTC on 20 m, 15 m bands. For QSL card, send SASE to K3EYL. www.adamslibrary.org/find-it/children/funfest

  • 06/09/2017 | Relay for life

    Jun 9-Jun 10, 1200Z-1200Z, N1C, Gardner, MA. Mohawk Amateur Radio Club. 21.240 14.240 14.070 7.240. QSL. Bill Leger, N1UZ, 38 Chapel St., Gardner, MA 01440. We will be operating SSB, RTTY and PSK we will QSL all North America with a SASE, to Bill Leger, 38 Chapel St. Gardner, MA 01440 All other QSL through bureau via call sign N1UZ www.facebook.com/GreaterGardnerRelay

  • 06/10/2017 | Jimmy Stewart Airport Festival

    Jun 10-Jun 11, 1400Z-2000Z, W3BMD, Indiana, PA. Indiana County Amateur Radio Club. 14.270 7.230. QSL. Indiana County Amateur Radio Club, 767 S. Fifth St., Indiana, PA 15701. Operating hours are daily. SASE for QSL card. www.qsl.net/w3bmd

  • 06/10/2017 | Relay for Life

    Jun 10, 0100Z-1500Z, W7C, Cheyenne, WY. Local Amateur Radio Operators. SSB 7.260 3.950; CW 7.125. QSL. Cara Nelson KD7YBL, PO Box 25, Hillsdale, WY 82060.

  • 06/13/2017 | Our Lady of Fatima 100th Anniversary

    Jun 13, 1900Z-2200Z, W1HGY, Taunton, MA. Saint Maximilian Kolbe Net. 14.341 7.241 3.841. Certificate. Lloyd Bankson Roach, K3QNT, 120 W Watson St, Bedford, PA 15522. Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Apparition of Our Blessed Mother at Fatima, Portugal in 1917 – All stations are welcome and encouraged to send for the QSL certificate. saintmaxnet.org

  • 06/16/2017 | St. Peter Area Veterans Memorial

    Jun 16-Jun 30, 0001Z-2359Z, W0L, Saint Peter, MN. M. Charlie Anderson, NG0C. 14.324 7.228. QSL. M. Charlie Anderson, 43261 315th Ave, Saint Peter, MN 56082. Special Event Station to celebrate the start of construction of the St. Peter Area Veterans Memorial in St. Peter, MN Full color QSL cards are planned with pictures and information about the Memorial. A $1 donation and SASE will be asked for QSL cards and all proceeds will be donated to the Memorial. This will be a small venue so on-air times will vary. More info about the Memorial can be found at http://stpetervetsmemorial.org/

  • 06/17/2017 | 76th Annual Convention of the National Speleological Society

    Jun 17-Jun 23, 1800Z-1800Z, K5C, Rio Rancho, NM. National Speleological Society. 14.285 primary; 7.195 secondary, depending on conditions. QSL. Bill AE6JV, 16345 Englewood Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95032. Sat Jun 17 1800-0200Z; Sun Jun 18 1500-0200Z; as available the rest of the week. nss2017.caves.org

  • 06/17/2017 | Driving the Dixie Highway

    Jun 17, 1400Z-2100Z, W9VT, Homewood, IL. Tri-Town Radio Amateur Club. 14.344 7.270. QSL. Tri-Town RAC, P.O. Box 1296, Homewood, IL 60430. w9vt.org

  • 06/17/2017 | Milton Pa. Bicentennial

    Jun 17, 1200Z-2000Z, K3M, Milton, PA. Milton Amateur Radio Club. 14.325 14.050 7.245 7.050. Certificate. Fred Simon, NX3V, 444 King St., Milton, PA 17847. This station will be operating from downtown Milton during the celebration. We will be switching back and forth from CW to SSB possibly hourly. Please check QRZ.com for QSL information. bedderf@nullgmail.com or www.qrz.com/db/k3m

  • 06/17/2017 | Museums on the Air weekend

    Jun 17-Jun 18, 0816Z-0816Z, GB1AFP, Omagh, NORTHERN IRELAND. West Tyrone Amateur Radio Club (WTARC). 14.070. QSL. West Tyrone Amateur Radio Club (WTARC), RSGB Bureau, Halifax, ENGLAND. West Tyrone Amateur Radio Club (WTARC), Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. We will this year be taking part in the Museums on the Air weekend. This year we will be located at The Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh, County Tyrone. We will be operating over the weekend of 17th/18th June 2017. We will have a station set up at the main entrance of the car park and a second within the park situated in the Pennsylvanian Barn. We will be operating on all bands and all modes using the Callsign GB1AFP. https://www.facebook.com/West-Tyrone-Amateur-Radio-Club-WTARC-252783121469831

  • 06/17/2017 | Union League of Philadelphia – Flag Day Celebration

    Jun 17, 1300Z-2000Z, W3U, Philadelphia, PA. Warminster Amateur Radio Club. 14.320 7.220. Certificate. WARC, P.O. Box 113, Warminster, PA 18974. In commemoration of Flag Day, operating from the Union League of Philadelphia, a patriotic society founded in 1862. The League House, built in 1865, is one of the most beautiful in the city, and was added to the National Historic Register in 1979. www.k3dn.org

  • 06/17/2017 | W2RDX/70 – 70th Anniversary of the Rochester DX Association

    Jun 17, 1400Z-2200Z, W2RDX/70, East Rochester, NY. Rochester DX Association. 14.286 7.290 3.880. QSL. Irv J. Goodman, AF2K, 515 Drumm Rd, Webster, NY 14580. We will be on the air from the AWA – Antique Wireless Association Museum in Bloomfield, NY operating a BC-610 transmitter and R-288 receiver (AM and CW only) to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Rochester DX Association. This equipment would have been commonly used the year the club was started. Other “era specific” equipment will be on the air throughout the year. www.rdxa.com

  • 06/21/2017 | Marion County Fair

    Jun 21, 1400Z-2330Z, WA9MC, Indianapolis, IN. Marion County Amateur Radio Society. 7.200. QSL. Tony Stokes KU9V, 866 Windstar Blvd, Franklin, IN 46131. www.mcinares.org

  • 06/23/2017 | ARRL Field Day

    Jun 23-Jun 25, 1700Z-1700Z, K5S, Sachse, TX. Sachse Amateur Radio Association. 21.390 18.160 14.290. Certificate. Kerry Krueger, 7021 Park Hill Trl, Sachse, TX 75048. www.sachseradio.org

  • 06/23/2017 | Commemorating The Lives Of President Ronald & Mrs. Nancy Reagan

    Jun 23-Jun 25, 1800Z-1900Z, N6R, Simi Valley, CA. Ventura County Amateur Radio Society (VCARS), Simi Settlers Amateur Radio Club (SSARC), & Other Interested Amateur Radio Operators . 21.320 14.255 7.260 3.820. Certificate. “N6R” c/o Peter Heins, N6ZE, 1559 Norwich Ave, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360. Operating Location: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum, Simi Valley, CA. www.qrz.com/db/n6r

  • 06/24/2017 | Field Day

    Jun 24-Jun 25, 0100Z-0100Z, W5W, Brandon, MS. Central Mississippi Amateur Radio Association. 3.862. QSL. CMSARA, P.O. Box 892, Brandon, MS 39043. CMSARA.org

  • 06/25/2017 | Boy Scout Trail to Eagle XIII Camp

    Jun 25-Jun 28, 0300Z-0500Z, K2BSA/8, Metamora, MI. Garden City Amateur Radio Club. 14.330 7.270 3.840. QSL. AC8FJ, 7371 N. Farmington Rd., Westland, MI 48185. An opportunity for older scouts to earn merit badges at camp toward their Eagle Scout award. Radio merit badge will again be taught to scouts who will be looking to engage in a QSO with amateurs on-the-air as a requirement. www.michiganscouting.org/outdooradventures/properties/d=bar-a-sout-ranch/trail-to-eagle-at-d-bar-a

  • 06/29/2017 | Battle of Gettysburg 154th Anniversary

    Jun 29-Jul 10, 0900Z-0905Z, W1G, East Berlin, PA. WO4L. 18.155 14.265 3.830 7.195. Certificate & QSL. Robert J Hess, 74 Curtis Dr, East Berlin, PA 17316. For a Beautiful full color 11×14 Certificate and or QSL or both follow QSL instructions on QRZ for W1G https://www.qrz.com/db/w1g

  • 06/29/2017 | State of Idaho 127th Anniversary

    Jun 29-Jul 7, 2000Z-2000Z, W7I, Moscow, ID. Thatuna Amateur Radio Club. SSB: 21.300 18.122 14.228 7.180 3.850; CW: 21.035 18.090 14.035 7.035 3.503; Digital: 21.100 18.100 14.100 7.070 3.570. Certificate & QSL. TARC, P.O. Box 9007, Moscow, ID 83843. Look for us on www.dxsummit.fi. QSL, SASE and $1; Certificate 9×12 SASE and $2. www.qrz.com/db/W7TRC

  • 06/30/2017 | Colorado Veterans Care Awareness

    Jun 30, 1400Z-2200Z, KC0RVS, Walsenburg, CO. Village 7 Amateur Radio Club. 14.260 14.255 14.070 146.730 (-600; CTCSS – 88.5). QSL. Jim Romines, 3919 Leisure Lane, Colorado Springs, CO 80917. Spanish Peaks Regional Veteran’s Community Living Center v7arc.com

  • 06/30/2017 | Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial

    Jun 30-Jan 1, 1500Z-0000Z, N7GMH, Yarnell, AZ. Yavapai Amateur Radio Club. 21.319 14.319 7.219. Certificate. Don Bauer, 7150 E. Acre Way, Prescott Valley, AZ 86315. Remembering the 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots team who died fighting a wildland fire in Yarnell, AZ June 30. 2013 w7yrc.org