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The Bread & Honey Festival


Each year on the 1st weekend in June, the old town of Streetsville celebrates the passing of their town into the City of Mississauga, in 1973. The Bread & Honey Festival, now a three day event, started as a wake. The 2013 Bread and Honey Festival fun begins on Friday, May 31st and runs through to Sunday, June 2nd. Each year, over 40,000 people come to enjoy the bread supplied by the two remaining mills in town and honey supplied by local businesses, as well as the parade, arts & crafts displays, entertainment and a midway for young folks.

The Mississauga Amateur Radio Club operates a special event station at the festival for QSL & certificate collectors. Operating times are 1400 to 2000 UTC on each day. SSB frequencies are 7.230 and 14.240 MHz +/- QRM. Requests for QSL cards to MARC, c/o Michael Brickell, VE3TKI, 2801 Bucklepost Crescent, Mississauga, ON L5N 1X6 Canada, with an SASE. 

Please note: we can not use US stamps for return mail from Canada to the USA. However, green $tamps will be gratefully received. 

Times and frequencies are also posted before the event in CQ, QST, The Canadian Amateur magazine and Web sites for the Radio Amateurs of Canada and the ARRL.