17 January, 2020
1 FEBRUARY 2020
BARRY ARS TABLE TOP RALLY
The Wilton Lounge, Sully Sports & Leisure Club, South Road, Sully CF64 5SP.
Doors open 10am to 2pm. Entry £2 under 18s free, single pitch £10, traders £25 (tables included). There will be 2nd hand radio, computer and electronics and there is a close unloading point for traders and ample parking. Catering and a bar will be available. Nigel, GW1CUQ, firstname.lastname@example.org.
2 FEBRUARY 2020
SOUTH ESSEX ARS 36th CANVEY RADIO & ELECTRONICS RALLY
Cornelius Vermuyden School, Dinant Avenue, Canvey Island, Essex SS8 9QS.
Talk in on 145.550MHz. Free car parking and easy level ground floor access to two large halls. Doors open at 10am, disabled visitors 9.45am. Admission is £3, children under 10 free. Tea, coffee and soft drinks will be available, as well as bacon butties. There will be radio, computing and electronics traders. More details from Tony, G0JYI, via email@example.com.
9 FEBRUARY 2020
HARWELL RADIO AND ELECTRONICS RALLY
Didcot Leisure Centre, Mereland Road, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 8AY (3 miles from A34 Milton Interchange)
Doors open 10am to 3pm, admittance £3 (under 12s free). Free car parking. Disabled parking and facilities. Talk in on 145.550MHz, using G3PIA. Local and national traders, Special Interest Groups and RSGB Bookstand. Home-
15 FEBRUARY 2020
BALLYMENA ARC RALLY
Ahoghill Community Centre, 80 Cullybackey Road, Ahoghill BT42 1LA
Doors open at 10.30am and admission is £3. There is free parking on site. There will be traders a Bring & Buy and a prize draw will operate. Light refreshments will be available. Tables are free but must be pre-
16 FEBRUARY 2020
Nantwich Civic Hall, Cheshire, CW5 5DG.
Free car parking, doors open 10.30am. There will be a Bring and Buy, as well as traders and an RSGB book stall. A single raffle ticket is included with the entrance programme; additional tickets available. Catering is provided on site. Contact Stuart Jackson on 0788 073 2534.
16 FEBRUARY 2020
LOMOND RADIO CLUB BRING-
John Connolly Centre, Main Street, Renton G82 4LY
Doors open at 10am. There will be a Bring & Buy, traders and refreshments will be available. Contact Bill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
23 FEBRUARY 2020
RAINHAM RADIO RALLY
The Victory Academy, Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JB.
Doors open 10am to 4pm, admission £3, children free. Local and national traders, BRATS Kitchen, BRATS Interactive Zone for Kids, BRATS Junk, talk in station on 145.550MHz using GB4RRR. Contact 0782 583 8877 or rally-
23 FEBRUARY 2020
RED ROSE WINTER RALLY
St Joseph’s Hall, Chapel Street, Leigh WN7 2PQ
Doors open 11am. Trade, individual and Club stands as well as a Bring & Buy. Details on www.wmrc.co.uk
1 MARCH 2020
EXETER RADIO & ELECTRONICS RALLY
America Hall, De la Rue Way, Pinhoe, Exeter EX4 8PW.
Doors open at 10.30am (10.15am for disabled visitors). Admission £2 (under 16s free). There will be trade stands, Bring & Buy (book in from 10.15am), and catering. Details from Pete, G3ZVI on 0771 419 8374 or email@example.com.
8 MARCH 2020
PENCOED ARC TABLE TOP SALE
Pencoed Rugby Club The Verlands, Felindre Road Pencoed CF35 5PB
Doors open 9.30am, stall holders have admittance from 8am. Entry £2. Refreshments available on site including hot food in the morning and at lunch. Details from Madeline Roberts on 0773 837 5775.
15 MARCH 2020
35th WYTHALL RADIO CLUB HAMFEST
Club HQ, Wythall House, Silver Street, Wythall B47 6LZ.
Doors open at 9.45am (9.30am for disabled visitors). Free on-
29 MARCH 2020
DOVER ARC HAMZILLA RADIO FEST AND ELECTRONICS FAIR
Discovery Science Park, Gateway House, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9FF.
Open 9.30am for early bird admission, £5; 10am for general and disabled access, £3. Under 16 and disabled carer free entry. There will be trade stands, exams available on the day. Hot and cold refreshments available. www.hamzilla.uk
29 MARCH 2020
CALLINGTON RADIO RALLY
Callington Town Hall, Callington, Cornwall PL17 7BD.
Doors open 10am – 1pm and admittance is £2. There will be a Bring & Buy (10% commission) and trade stands. Catering available on site. Ample free parking in the adjacent carpark. Rally organised jointly by the Devon & Cornwall Repeater Group and Callington Amateur Radio Society (CARS). More information and bookings from Roger, 2E0RPH on 07854 088 882 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
5 APRIL 2020
HACK GREEN BUNKER RALLY
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 8AL
Sale of electronic equipment, amateur gear, components, military radio items and vehicle spares. Doors open 10am. Contact 01270 623 353, email@example.com [www.hackgreen.co.uk]
19 APRIL 2020
WEST LONDON RADIO & ELECTRONICS SHOW (Kempton Rally)
Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, TW16 5AQ.
26 APRIL 2020
NARSA – NORTHERN AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETIES ASSOCIATION EXHIBITION. (Blackpool Rally)
Norbreck Castle Exhibition Centre, Blackpool FY2 9AA.
There will be a talk-
26 APRIL 2020
CAMBRIDGE REPEATER GROUP RALLY
Foxton Village Hall, Hardman Road, Foxton, Cambridge CB22 6RN.
Car parking is free. Doors open 9.30am for public entry and 7.30am for traders. Entry is £3. There will be a talk in station. You will see traders a Bring & Buy and an RSGB bookstall. There will be a car boot sale area. Catering is available on site (burger van has been booked). Contact Lawrence M0LCM on 07941 972 724, email firstname.lastname@example.org [www.cambridgerepeaters.net]
2 MAY 2020
CDXC CONVENTION, AGM & DINNER
Link Hotel, Loughborough.
Non members welcome and there will be a partners’ programme. Four DX & technical talks. Costs vary. Full details in January CDXC Digest. Chris Duckling, G3SVL Chris@G3SVL.com [www.cdxc.org.uk].
8 MAY 2020 (Bank Holiday Friday)
DARTMOOR RADIO CLUB RALLY
The Butchers Hall, Pannier Market, Tavistock PL19 0AL.
Doors open at 10am. Admission is £2.50. There will be traders and a Bring & Buy. Refreshments will be available. Contact Roger, 2E0RPH on 0785 408 8882, or by email to email@example.com
Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
6 JUNE 2020
ROCHDALE & DISTRICT ARS SUMMER RALLY
St Vincent de Paul’s, Caldershaw Road, off Edenfield Road, Norden, Rochdale, OL12 7QR.
Doors open to the public at 10.15am, with disabled visitors gaining access 15 minutes earlier. Admission is £2.50, under 12s free. Pitches are £5 if you have your own table or £10 with a table provided. Refreshments are available including bacon and sausage butties. Details from Robert, M0NVQ, on 0777 811 3333 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
14 JUNE 2020
ASRA SCOTTISH RADIO & ELECTRONICS CONVENTION
GTG Glasgow, 1330 South Street, Glasgow G14 0BJ
Doors open from 10am to 4pm. There will be traders an RSGB bookstall and talks on the day. Catering is available on site. Bookings via the website www.asrarally.com.
14 JUNE 2020
JUNCTION 28 RADIO RALLY
Alfreton Leisure Centre Bowls Hall, Church Street, Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 7BD.
Doors open 10.15am (traders’ setup from 8am). Admission £3. Run by South Normanton & Alfreton & District ARC. There will be full disabled facilities and a bar selling alcoholic, hot and cold beverages, and a selection of cobs on the day. Hot food also available in the on-
14 JUNE 2020
EAST SUFFOLK WIRELESS REVIVAL (Ipswich Radio Rally)
Kirton Recreation Ground, Back Road, Kirton IP10 0PW (just off the A14).
Doors open at 9.30am and the entry fee for visitors is £2. The venue has free car parking. Trade tables are from £10. There will be trade stands, a car boot sale, a Bring & Buy, special interest groups, GB4SWR HF station and an RSGB bookstall. Catering is available on site. Contact Kevin G8MXV, 07710 046 846. [www.eswr.org.uk].
21 JUNE 2020
17th WEST OF ENGLAND RADIO RALLY
Cheese & Grain venue, Market Yard, Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE.
Doors open from 10am to 2pm. Adult admission £3, accompanied children under 14 are free. There will be inside and outside trade stalls and an RSGB bookstall. A cafe serving hot & cold food will be available. Shaun, G8VPG on 01225 873 098 or by email to email@example.com [www.westrally.org.uk].
28 JUNE 2020
33rd NEWBURY RADIO RALLY
Newbury Showground, next to M4 J13, RG18 9QZ.
There is free car parking. Traders can gain access as 8am and visitors at 9am. Admissions will be £2.50. Car boot sale pitches are £12.50. The show will have a huge selling area with a display area of an amateur radio station, exhibits, special interest groups, clubs and societies. NADARS training instruction will be available to discuss courses for Foundation and Intermediate exams. Catering is available on site. Advance bookings (with discount) at www.nadars.org.uk/rally.asp. Contact by email to NewburyRally@nadars.org.uk [www.nadars.org.uk]
12 JULY 2020
McMICHAEL RADIO RALLY AND BOOT SALE
Reading Rugby Football Club, Sonning Lane, Sonning on Thames, Reading RG4 6ST
19 JULY 2020
FINNINGLEY ARS RALLY
The Hurst Communications Centre, Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster DN8 5SX
Doors open 10am. Free parking. Massive indoor / outdoor traders area with major traders and club stalls from microwave components to QRP kits. Hot food and drinks all day. Admission £3. Contact Kevin G3AAF on 07831 614640 or Kevin.Avery@tunstall.com 0r Martin M0HOM on 07966 479 195 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2 AUGUST 2020
RED ROSE SUMMER RALLY
St Joseph’s Hall, Mather Lane, Leigh, WN7 2PR.
Free car parking, all on one level halls. Doors open 10.30am (traders 8am). Bring and Buy, refreshments, bar. Details on www.wmrc.co.uk/.
2 AUGUST 2020
31st KING’S LYNN ARC GREAT EASTERN RADIO RALLY
Gaywood Community Centre, Gayton Road, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE30 4EL. NGR is TF638203
Doors open at 9am, traders have access from 7am. Admission is £2.50 with free car parking. There will be trade stands and a Bring & Buy. There are amateur radio pitches outside as well as tables in hall. Onsite catering. Details from Ted, G4OZG on 01553 768701, 07946 838656 or Email email@example.com [www.klarc.org.uk]
9 AUGUST 2020
FLIGHT REFUELLING ARS HAMFEST
Cobham Sports and Social Club Ground, Merley, nr Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3DA.
9 AUGUST 2020
YORK RC RADIO RALLY
Riley Smith Hall, 28 Westgate, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire. LS24 9AB
Doors open to public at 10.15am. There is free public car parking nearby. Contact Ian, G4CTZ on 0780 393 6031.
14 AUGUST 2020
27th COCKENZIE & PORT SETON MINI RALLY
Community Centre, Main Hall, Port Seton.
Bring along your own junk and sell it yourself. Tables on a first come first served basis. Entry fee £2. Doors open from 6 to 9pm [www.cpsarc.com].
23 AUGUST 2020
RUGBY ARS RALLY
Princethorpe College, Princethorpe, Rugby CV23 9PY
Admission is £3 and the NGR for sat navs is SP395710. Doors open from 10am to 4pm, with traders having access from 8.30am. There is a car boot area. Catering is available on site. Details from Steve, G8LYB on 07956 855816 or email firstname.lastname@example.org [www.rugbyats.co.uk]
30 AUGUST 2020
TORBAY ANNUAL COMMUNICATIONS FAIR
Newton Abbot Racecourse, Devon TQ12 3AF.
Doors open at 10am with disabled visitors gaining access at 9.30am. Indoor event with plenty of free parking on site. There will be a Bring & Buy as well as an RSGB bookstall. Catering will be available on site. Details & bookings: Mike, G1TUU, 01803 557941 or email@example.com.
5 SEPTEMBER 2020
TELFORD HAMFEST BUILDATHON
Harper Adams University campus near Telford, Shropshire TF10 8NB
Jointly organised by G-
6 SEPTEMBER 2020
TELFORD HAMFEST & G-
Harper Adams University, near Telford, TF10 8NB
More information and e-
20 SEPTEMBER 2020
Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 2NY.
4 OCTOBER 2020
47th WELSH RADIO RALLY
Rougemont School, Llantarnam Hall, Malpas, Newport NP20 6QB
Doors open from 10am-
Kent’s Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, Swallow House, Timbold Drive, Kent’s Hill Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 6BZ.
18 OCTOBER 2020
HORNSEA AMATEUR RADIO RALLY
Driffield Show Ground, Driffield YO25 3AE
See latest information on www.hornseaarc.co.uk
BATC CONVENTION FOR AMATEUR TV 2020 (CAT 20)
Midland Air Museum, Coventry (http://www.midlandairmuseum.co.uk/)
The format will be similar to CAT 18 with lectures and discussion/fix-
1 NOVEMBER 2020
HOLSWORTHY RADIO RALLY
Holsworthy Leisure Centre, Well Park, Western Road, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6DH.
There will be Traders, a Bring & Buy and catering will be available on site. The venue has separate disabled access via the Traders side door entrance. Doors open 10am for visitors. Email Howard, M0MYB at firstname.lastname@example.org [https://www.m0omc.co.uk]
Rallies and Events for 2019 -
Reproduced from data compiled by the RSGB