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Recent Updates

4/29 -  Added Oct 7th & 8th dates for the 2016 PNWVHFS annual conference, Bend, OR
4/19 -  Added June 5. CVRS Antique Radio Swapmeet. Burnaby, BC. http://rac.eton.ca/events/detail.php?event_ID=1812 
4/15 -   Updated the October 8 Kitsap ARC Hamfest location to: The Filipino-American Community Center, 1240 Sheridan Rd, Bremerton, WA 98310
3/11 -  Added May 14th  Matanuska Amateur Radio Association Hamfest. Wasilla, AK.

-  Added August 13th Arctic Amateur Radio Club Hamfest. Fairbanks, AK.

3/6 -  Added flyer in PDF for July 23rd Chehalis Valley ARC Swapmeet.
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May 1. Maple Ridge Swap Meet. Pitt Meadows, BC. http://rac.eton.ca/events/detail.php?event_ID=1774 

May 14.  Stanwood Camano Amateur Radio Club Hamfest, Stanwood Middle School, Stanwood, WA.    This is an ARRL sanctioned event.  Contact:  Fred Laun, w7pig@arrl.net   http://www.scarcwa.org/  Flyer in PDF.  (690K)

May 14.  Matanuska Amateur Radio Association Hamfest.  Wasilla, AK.    This is an ARRL sanctioned event.  http://www.kl7jfu.com/  Contact  Shiela Olson, KL3TP (907)-746-1013, kl7jfu@gci.net

May 20-22. Washington State Search And Rescue Conference.  Longview, WA.  http://www.wasarcon.org/

May 20-22.  River Radio Campout 2016.  Pateros WA.  Free "dry" camping along the Methow River at Pateros.   Always the weekend prior to Memorial Day Weekend.   Contact Roger W7CH  w7ch@arrl.net (509)687-3919.  http://lakechelanradioclub.webs.com/   Flyer in PDF.  (195K)

June 3-5.  Sea-Pac Hamfest and ARRL Northwestern Division Conference.  Seaside Convention Center, Seaside, Oregon. This is an ARRL sanctioned event. SEAPAC@seapac.org  . www.seapac.org/ .   Mailer in PDF.  (919K)

June 5.  CVRS Antique Radio Swapmeet.  Burnaby, BC http://rac.eton.ca/events/detail.php?event_ID=1812

June 10-12.  48th Annual Apple City ARC Hamfest.  Apple City ARC. Dryden Gun Club.  Dryden, WA.  This is an ARRL sanctioned event http://www.qsl.net/w7td/ .  

June 11.  KARS Hamfest. Kootenai Amateur Radio Society.  Post Falls, ID.  Always the 2nd Sat in June.  This is an ARRL sanctioned event.  For information contact Bonnie, KG6QQM, 208-683-2939 or KG6QQM@ARRL.net  or John, n7ju@arrl.net

June 11.  Port Ludlow ARC Annual TailGate'r.  Port Ludlow, WA.  This is an ARRL sanctioned event.   http://www.n7pl.org/

July 8-10.  7th Annual KUH Pigroast.  Springdale, WA.   Contact Ray, (509)258-7078 cdknray@wildblue.net   Flyer in PDF.  (226K)

July 9-10.  Salmoncon.  Pacific Northwest QRP Group annual weekend outing.   North Bend, WA at Valley Camp.  http://valleycamp.org/   Contact Wayne McFee nb6m@att.net

July 15, 16 & 17.  Glacier Waterton International Peace Park Hamfest.  (Always the third weekend in July) Glacier Meadows Campground, 13 miles west of East Glacier on MT Hwy 2.  http://www.gwhamfest.org/  2015 Photo Gallery .

July 16.  Coos County Radio Club annual Hamfest and Swapmeet.  North Bend, OR.  http://www.coosradioclub.net/  (Always the third Saturday in July)  Flyer in PDF.

July 23.  Chehalis Valley ARC 18th Annual Pacific Northwest Ham Radio Tailgate Swapmeet.  Lewis County Fairgrounds. This is an ARRL sanctioned event.  Contact John Ellingson, K7OSK.  k7osk@boatanchor.com .  http://www.cvars.org/  http://cvars.org/swapmeet_2016/Swapmeet%202016.pdf

July 29-31.  38th  Annual KBARA HamOut and Meeting. Oldtown, ID.   Contact Scott, KA7FVV at ka7fvv@yahoo.comhttp://www.kbara.org/

August.  Highline Amateur Radio Club SwapFest.  DesMoines, WA.  CANCELED!

August 5-7.  61st Annual Pacific Northwest DX Convention.   Portland, OR.  Sponsored by the Willamette Valley DX Club.  This is an ARRL sanctioned event.   http://pacificnwdxconvention.com/  

August 13.  Arctic Amateur Radio Club Hamfest. Fairbanks, AK. This is an ARRL sanctioned event.   http://www.kl7kc.com/  Contact John S. Slater , KL1AZ, (907)488-5209, hamfest@hughes.net 

August 20.  Annual Clark County Amateur Radio Club (CCARC) Ham Fair, Vancouver, WA. This is an ARRL sanctioned event.  clarkcountyhamfair@w7aia.org  or www.w7aia.org .   Flyer in PDF.  (86K)

August 21. Antique Radio Swap Meet.  Puget Sound Antique Radio Association. 9 AM to 1 PM. Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, WA 98155.  http://www.pugetsoundantiqueradio.com/index   (Always the 3rd Sunday in August)  

September 9-11.  20th Annual Northwest APRS/Digital Summer Gathering. Valley Camp, North Bend, WA  http://valleycamp.org/ .  Contact k7fzo.thom@gmail.com2015 Photo Gallery

September 24.  Washington State Convention (Spokane Hamfest) Spokane Valley, WA.  This is an ARRL sanctioned event.  Flyer in PDF (430K)  http://www.kbara.org/  Contact, Betsy, N7WRQ.  n7wrq@aol.com (509)448-5821

September 24.  K7MVA tailgate Swap Meet, Twin Falls, Idaho.  Flyer in PDF.  (1.3MB)

October 7th & 8th.  2016 PNWVHFS conference, Bend, OR   Pacific Northwest VHF Society Conference.  This is an ARRL sanctioned event.  http://www.pnwvhfs.org/index.html

October 8.  Kitsap County Hamfest.  [Note new location:  The Filipino-American Community Center, 1240 Sheridan Rd, Bremerton, WA 98310] This is an ARRL sanctioned event.  Contact: Jim Nicolet, N7SYD, (360)874-0180.  hamfest@kcarc.org   http://www.kcarc.org/  

October 15. Swap-Tober-Fest.  Mid-Valley ARES. Polk County Fairgrounds, Rickreall, OR.  www.swaptoberfest.net 

February 18, 2017.  Salem Hamfair & Computer/Electronics Swapmeet.  Rickreall, OR at the Polk County Fairgrounds.   http://www.w7sra.com  .  

March 2017.  Mike & Key 35th Electronics Show & Fleamarket.  Puyallup fairgrounds exhibition hall, Puyallup, WA. http://www.mikeandkey.org/flea.htm 

April 2017.  Yakima Hamfest. Yakima, Washington.   Selah Civic Center, 216 South 1st Street, Selah, WA.    http://yakimaamateurradioclub.com/yakima-hamfest/

April 2017. Idaho State Convention.  Boise, ID.   http://voiceofidaho.org/  Contact: Larry Bickham , WA7ZZS. (208)453-1666, wa7zzs@arrl.net

April 2017.  Communications Academy.  South Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA.   http://commacademy.org/

June 2-4, 2017.  Sea-Pac Hamfest and ARRL Northwestern Division Conference.  Seaside Convention Center, Seaside, Oregon. This is an ARRL sanctioned event. SEAPAC@seapac.org  . www.seapac.org/ .

October 21, 2017. Swap-Tober-Fest.  Mid-Valley ARES. Polk County Fairgrounds, Rickreall, OR.  www.swaptoberfest.net 

February 17, 2018.  Salem Hamfair & Computer/Electronics Swapmeet.  Rickreall, OR at the Polk County Fairgrounds.   http://www.w7sra.com  .  

October 20, 2018. Swap-Tober-Fest.  Mid-Valley ARES. Polk County Fairgrounds, Rickreall, OR.  www.swaptoberfest.net 

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Disclaimer:  I do my best to keep up with scheduling changes on these events, but there is always the chance that one will be canceled or re-scheduled and I will not find out about it.  I suggest that you verify all dates and locations with the sponsor.

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