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      Early in the morning, enslaved Africans on the Cuban schooner Amistad rise up against their captors, killing two crewmembers and seizing control of the ship, which had been transporting them to a life of slavery on a sugar plantation at Puerto Principe, Cuba. In 1807, the U.S. Congress joined with ...
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      On July 2, 1937, the Lockheed aircraft carrying American aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Frederick Noonan is reported missing near Howland Island in the Pacific. The pair were attempting to fly around the world when they lost their bearings during the most challenging leg of the global ...
    • President Johnson signs Civil Rights Act
      On July 2, 1964, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs into law the historic Civil Rights Act in a nationally televised ceremony at the White House. In the landmark 1954 case Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation in schools was unconstitutional. The 10 ...
    • Greece declares war on Central Powers
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    • Chief Tecumseh urges Native Americans to unite against white settlers
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    • Stephen Hawking breaks British bestseller records
      Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking breaks British publishing records on July 2, 1992 when his book A Brief History of Time remains on the nonfiction bestseller list for three and a half years, selling more than 3 million copies in 22 languages. A Brief History of Time explained the latest ...
    • “Men in Black” premieres in theaters
      On July 2, 1997, the science fiction-comedy movie Men in Black, starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, opens in theaters around the United States. The film grossed more than $250 million in America alone and helped establish the former sitcom star Will Smith as one of Hollywood’s most bankable ...
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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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