–Regular Announcements–
–The Southwest Missouri Amateur Radio Club meeting will be the third Saturday of the month at 5PM. This months meeting will be August 17th.
–Testing Will also be available at 3-4PM for anyone of those who want to either get there technician license or if you are wanting to upgrade to a general or extra class. The Fee for this test will be $15.
–Any one listening interested in becoming a licensed amateur radio operator should attend a meeting.

–Joplin Hamfest—

Two days Friday 3 – 9 PM, and Saturday 8 AM to 2 PM

August 23/24

The third annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival will be on Saturday, August 10, from 10 am to 4 pm. Come to check out the classic cars, listen to great local live music, enjoy the food and craft vendors, and let your children play in the Kid’s Zone. While you are down on the square drop in a say hello to the fine folks at the History Museum on the Square Located on Historic Route 66 155 Park Central Square. K0ACT – John Sellars is the Executive director of the museum I know he will glad to see you..

August, a month for vacations, here are some questions about Missouri Roadside Atractions.

1. The Arch in St. Louis has an official name What is it?

a. The Lewis and Clark Memorial
b. Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Gateway Arch

2. Devils Elbow in Pulaski County refers to what?

a. A bad curve in Route 66
b. A sharp bend in the Big Piney River

3. Route 66 was also known as what?

a. Will Rogers Highway
b. Lincoln Highway

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