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    • Eight MLB players indicted in "Black Sox Scandal"
      On September 28, 1920, a Chicago grand jury indicts eight members of the Chicago White Sox on charges of fixing the 1919 World Series. White Sox owner Charles Comiskey immediately suspends Chick Gandil, Buck Weaver, Happy Felsch, Swede Risberg, Fred McMullin, Eddie Cicotte, Lefty Williams and ...
    • Arctic shipping lane opens due to ice melt; cargo ship completes the journey
      On September 28, 2018, the cargo ship Venta Maersk docks in St. Petersburg, Russia, more than a month after departing from Vladivostok on the other side of the country. The successful traversal of the Russian Arctic was a landmark moment for the international shipping industry, as well as a ...
    • Fidel Castro announces that Cubans are free to leave the island
      On September 28, 1965, six years after he led the Cuban Revolution and four years after the failed U.S.-backed Bay of Pigs Invasion, Fidel Castro announces that any Cuban who wished to leave the island was free to do so. With Cuban forces no longer blocking civilians from leaving, a massive wave of ...
    • William the Conqueror invades England
      Claiming his right to the English throne, William, duke of Normandy, invades England at Pevensey on Britain’s southeast coast. His subsequent defeat of King Harold II at the Battle of Hastings marked the beginning of a new era in British history. William was the illegitimate son of Robert I, duke ...
    • Passenger ferry, Estonia, sinks, killing 852
      On September 28, 1994, 852 people die in one of the worst maritime disasters of the century when the Estonia, a large car-and-passenger ferry, sinks in the Baltic Sea. The German-built ship was traveling on an overnight cruise from Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia, to Stockholm, Sweden, when it ...
    • Pompey the Great assassinated
      Upon landing in Egypt, Roman general and politician Pompey is murdered on the orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt. During his long career, Pompey the Great displayed exceptional military talents on the battlefield. He fought in Africa and Spain, quelled the slave revolt of Spartacus, cleared the ...
    • Ted Williams becomes last player to hit .400
      On September 28, 1941, the last day of Major League Baseball's regular season, the Boston Red Sox’s Ted Williams gets six hits in eight at-bats during a doubleheader in Philadelphia, boosting his average to .406. He becomes the first player since 1930 to hit .400. "I guess I'll be satisfied with ...
    • Ted Williams hits home run in last major league at-bat
      On September 28, 1960, at Boston’s Fenway Park, Red Sox star Ted Williams hits a home run in the last at-bat of his 21-year career. Ted Williams once said it was his goal in life to “walk down the street [and have] folks say ‘there goes the greatest hitter who ever lived.’” He succeeded. Williams […]
    • Spanish explorer sails into San Diego Bay
      On September 28, 1542, the Spanish explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo arrives in San Diego Bay while searching for the Strait of Anian, a mythical all-water route across North America. Cabrillo was not the first to search for a water passage across the North American continent, and he would not be ...
    • TV host Ed Sullivan born
      On September 28, 1901, Ed Sullivan, who will become the host of the long-running TV variety program The Ed Sullivan Show, is born in New York City. During the peak of its popularity in the 1950s and 1960s, Sullivan’s program showcased a wide range of entertainers, including Elvis Presley, the ...
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Welcome

2022 Tidewater Hamfest & Swap Meet
August 13, 2022
The Ambassador Club of Portsmouth
364 Peninsula Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23704
Lat: 36° 50′ 16″ N Lon: 76° 19′ 07″ W

Talk-in has been changed and the new Frequency is:

146.850 – PL 100.0

DMR Suggested Simplex frequency 441.000 TG 99, TS 1

Admission 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

Dealers and Vendors can download the flyer and mailing information from the .pdf below.
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