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Virginia Amateur radio shows?

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Dec 19, 2002
Middle River, MD
The Richmond one is in early February and called Frostfest. Quick Google search turned up the ones below and some are in the past with searching the whole year. I think there is one in Virginia Beach in the Fall, but not listed here.


02/03/2018 | Virginia State Convention (Frostfest)
Location: Richmond, VA
Type: ARRL Convention
Sponsor: Richmond Amateur Telecommunications Society
Website: Frostfest
Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center, NOVA Annandale Campus

03/18/2018 | Winterfest 2018
Location: Annandale, VA
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Vienna Wireless Society
Website: Winterfest – Vienna Wireless Society
Prince William County Fairgrounds

06/03/2018 | W4OVH Manassas Hamfest
Location: Manassas, VA
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Ole Virginia Hams ARC
Website: Home
Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds

08/05/2018 | 68th Annual Berryville Hamfest
Location: Berryville, VA
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club
Website: Berryville Hamfest - Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club
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