27 February, 2019
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 will be available. Details from Pete, G3ZVI on 07714 198374 or email@example.com
GRANTHAM ARC RADIO AND ELECTRONICS RALLY
Grantham West Community Center, Trent Road , Grantham, Lincs NG31 7XW
Doors open 9.30am to 3pm, admittance £3. There will be trade stands, and RSGB bookstall and Special Interest Groups. Catering is available on site. Contact Kevin Burton, G6SSN, 07793 142 483, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Laugharne Millennium Memorial Hall, Clifton Street, Laugharne, Wales SA33 4QG. Doors open from 10am to 1pm. More details from Matthew on 07398825024.
34th 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-
HAMZILLA RADIO FEST AND ELECTRONICS FAIR – hosted by Dover Amateur Radio Club
Discovery Science Park, Gateway House, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9FF.
Open 10am to 4pm. Online ticket entrance £3.00; Limited early bird tickets £5.00. Tables £10.00. Online purchase/bookings now available.
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 088882 or email email@example.com.
CAUSEWAY COAST GLENS ARC RADIO RALLY
Bushmills Community Centre, 14 Dunluce Road, Bushmills, Co. Antrim BT57 8QG
Doors open from 11am. Admittance is £3. More details from firstname.lastname@example.org
BATC REGIONAL CONVENTION
Premises of the North Bristol ARC, SHE7 building, Braemar Crescent, Filton, Bristol BS7 0TD.
Doors open from 10am to 4pm. A full day of talks & demonstrations with a test bench available for visitors projects. Full details of the programme will be published on the BATC Forum before the event; https://forum.batc.org.uk Further information from Shaun G8VPG, tel.01225 873 098, email@example.com “
PENCOED RC TABLE TOP SALE
Pencoed Rugby Club The Verlands Felindre Road Pencoed CF35 5PB
Doors open 9.30am, stall holders have admittance from 8am. Refreshments available on site. Details from Madeline Roberts on 0773 837 5775.
Afternoon lectures on DX and technical subjects, in the evening the DX Dinner. www.gmdx.org.uk
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 £2. There will be a talk in station. You will see traders a Bring & Buy and an RSGB bookstall. Catering is available on site – the burger van has been booked. Contact Lawrence M0LCM on 07941 972 724, email firstname.lastname@example.org [www.cambridgerepeaters.net]
YEOVIL ARC 35th QRP CONVENTION
Digby Hall, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3AA.
Doors open 9.30am to 3pm, admission is £3. The event is supported by the RSGB, RAFARSand BYLARA. There will be club stands as well as new and 2nd hand stalls. Two talks are scheduled during the day; A Remarkable Very Young Lady Radio Amateur and An Introduction of Mag Loops. Regrettably only Guide Dogs can be admitted. Refreshments will be available on site. Bob Harris, G8UED email@example.com or secretary@yeovil-
WEST LONDON RADIO & ELECTRONICS SHOW (Kempton Rally)
Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, TW16 5AQ.
disabled visitors gaining access 10 minutes earlier. There will be trade stands and a Bring & Buy as well as special interest groups and lectures. Catering is available on site. More details from Paul, M0CJX on 08451 650 351, firstname.lastname@example.org. [www.radiofairs.co.uk].
HACK GREEN BUNKER RALLY
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, French Lane, Hack Green, Nr Nantwich, Baddington, Cheshire CW5 8AL.
Sale of electronic equipment, amateur gear, components, military radio items and vehicle spares. Doors open 10am, there will be refreshments available onsite. Contact 01270 623 353, email@example.com [www.hackgreen.co.uk]
RIPON RADIO RALLY
Hugh Ripley Hall, Ripon, HG4 2PT
Doors open 10am. Refreshments will be available on site. Information and table booking form on the website www.ripon.org.uk Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
NARSA – NORTHERN AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETIES ASSOCIATION EXHIBITION. (Blackpool Rally)
Norbreck Castle Exhibition Centre, Blackpool FY2 9AA.
There will be a talk-
THORPE CAMP HAMFEST
Open for traders who camp over to set up from 29th April. More information in the events page of thorpecamp.org or Sylvia or Ant on 0795 665 4481.
6th MAY (New Venue)
35th DARTMOOR RADIO CLUB RALLY
The Butchers Hall, Pannier Market, Tavistock
Entrance to the rally will be from the square and doors open at 10am. Admission is £2. There will be traders, a Bring & Buy and an RSGB bookstall. Refreshments will be available. Contact Roger, 2E0RPH on 07854 088 882, or by email to email@example.com
Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center, Dayton, Ohio.
DUNSTABLE DOWNS NATIONAL AMATEUR RADIO CAR BOOT SALE
Stockwood Park, Luton LU1 4BQ
All the usual facilities. [www.ddrcbootsale.org]
26 MAY 2019
DURHAM DISTRICT ARS RADIO RALLY
Bowburn Community Association, Durham Road, Bowburn, Co. Durham DH6 5AT Doors open 10.10am to 2.30am with disabled visitors gaining access at 10am. Admittance is £2. There will be traders, a Bring & Buy as well as an RSGB bookstall and Special Interest Groups. Catering and a licensed bar is on site. Contact Michael Wright, G7TWX, 07826 924 1192, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPALDING DARS ANNUAL RALLY
Holbeach Community Sports Academy, Pennyhill Lane, Holbeach PE12 7PR
Doors open at 9.30am and admittance is £3. The venue offers easy access from the A17, large area for boot traders and modern hall for indoor traders. There will be a Car Boot Sale, RSGB Book Stall, Special Interest Groups and trade stands. Catering is available on site and there will be a prize draw/raffle. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, 07754 619 701, email@example.com.
JUNCTION 28 RADIO RALLY
Alfreton Leisure Centre, Alfreton, Derbyshire.
Doors open 10.15am (traders’ setup from 7.30am). 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-
9 JUNE 2019
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 interests groups, GB4SWR HF station and an RSGB bookstall. Catering is available on site. Contact Kevin G8MXV, 07710 046 846. [www.eswr.org.uk].
ROCHDALE AND DISTRICT ARS SUMMER RALLY
Proceeds from this rally ensure the continued operation of DMR repeater GB7MR.
St Vincent de Paul’s, Caldershaw Road, off Edenfield Road (A680), Norden, Rochdale OL12 7QR.
Doors open to the public at 10.15am with disabled visitors gaining access 15 minutes earlier. Admission is £2.50 with those under 12 years free. £5 per pitch (for traders with own tables) or £10 for a pitch with table provided. Refreshments available including bacon and sausage butties. Further details: Robert, M0NVQ firstname.lastname@example.org or 07778113333.
16th WEST OF ENGLAND RADIO RALLY
Cheese & Grain venue, Market Yard, Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE.
Doors open 10am to 2pm. The event will feature inside & outside trade stands, RSGB book stall, cafe, disabled access & facilities, car parking. Further information from Shaun, G8VPG, on 01225 873 098, or email: email@example.com [www.westrally.org.uk]
BANGOR & DISTRICT ARS RALLY
The Hub, Hamilton Road, Bangor
Doors open 10am. More from 02890422762 or by e-
NEWBURY RADIO RALLY AND BOOT SALE
Newbury Showground, next to M4 J13.
CORNISH RADIO AMATEUR CLUB RALLY
Penair School, St Clements, Truro TR1 1TN
Doors open 10.30am until 4pm. There will be trade stands and a Bring & Buy. Catering is available on site. Contact Mike Halloway on 01209 211 069, email firstname.lastname@example.org
McMICHAEL RADIO RALLY AND BOOT SALE
Reading Rugby Football Club, Sonning Lane, Sonning on Thames. RG4 6ST
Doors open 9.30am to 3.30pm, admission £3. Car boot sale pitches £10 (setup from 7:30). There will be trade stands and exhibition displays. Catering is available on site as well as a bar. More from Min, G0JMS on 07917 830 410 or by email to G0JMS@RADARC.ORG. [www.mcmichaelrally.org.uk]
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 email Kevin.Avery@tunstall.com
WILTSHIRE RADIO RALLY AND ELECTRONICS FAIR
Kington Langley Village Hall & playing fields, Church Road, Kington Langley, Chippenham SN15 5NJ.
30th 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 Jeff, G6YPJ on 01366 727997, 07999 426025 or Email email@example.com [www.klarc.org.uk]
26th 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.
FLIGHT REFUELLING ARS HAMFEST
Cobham Sports and Social Club Ground, Merley, nr Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3DA.
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]
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. To book tables call Pete, G4VTO on 01803864528 or Mike, G1TUU on 01803557941 email rally team at email@example.com
MILTON KEYNES ARS RALLY
MKARS, Irish Centre, Manor Fields, Watling Street, Bletchley MK2 2HX
Entrance £3 per person. Various trader options available with extra indoor pitches available for 2019. Free parking and on-
TELFORD HAMFEST BUILDATHON
Event to be held in the evening of 31 August in Telford. Details to follow. Contact Martyn on 01952 255 416.
1st SEPTEMBER (new venue)
TELFORD HAMFEST & G-
Harper Adams University, near Telford, TF10 8NB
More information and e-
7 SEPTEMBER 2019
CAISTER LIFEBOAT RALLY
Caister Lifeboat station, Tan Lane, Caister on Sea, Norfolk NR30 5DJ.
Access via car park in Beach Rd. Doors open 9:30am till 2pm, (8am for sellers) with easy parking. Indoor spaces and outdoor pitches available. There will be a raffle and the onsite café will be open. The museum will also be open. A special event station will be on the air. To book call Zane, M1BFI on 0771 121 4790 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org [www.m1bfidx.wixsite.com/cl-
The Campus Highlands Lane Weston super Mare BS24 7DX (Jct 21 M5)
Doors open 10am to 3pm. Entry is £3. There will be trade stands and a Bring & Buy stall. Excellent catering and a large car park. Enquiries to Dave Dyer by email to G4CXQ@btinternet.com or on 07871 034206.
Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 2NY.
46th 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.
HORNSEA AMATEUR RADIO RALLY
Floral Hall, Hornsea HU18 1NQ
Doors open at 10am with admission being £2 with under 14s free. There will be trade stands exhibiting radio equipment, computers etc. The Bring & Buy will be run by Hornsea ARC. There will be an RSGB book stand. Hot and cold food will be available in the café. See latest information on www.hornseaarc.co.uk or contact Les, 2E0LBJ on 01377 252393 or by email email@example.com
13th OCTOBER (NEW VENUE)
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. A club steward will be on duty in the car park. Doors open 8am for Traders and 10am for visitors. Email Howard, M0MYB at firstname.lastname@example.org [https://www.qsl.net/m0omc/]
CW CONVENTION AND CW BOOT CAMP
3rd Witham Scout & Guide HQ, Rear of Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham, Essex CM8 2HE
Registration is at 8.30am for a 9am start. The event is due to finish at around 4.30pm. Pre-
Volunteer Hall, St Johns Street, Galashiels, Scottish Borders TD1 3JX
Doors open 11am for disabled visitor and 11.15am for general public. There will be traders and a Bring & Buy. Refreshments will be available on site. Admission price TBC
ROCHDALE & DISTRICT ARS WINTER RALLY
St Vincent de Paul’s, Caldershaw Road, off Edenfield Road (A680), Norden, Rochdale, OL12 7QR.
Doors open to the public at 10.15am with disabled visitors gaining access 15 minutes earlier. Admission is £2.50 with those under 12 years free. £5 per pitch (for traders with own tables) or £10 for a pitch with table provided. Refreshments available including bacon and sausage butties. Further details: Robert, M0NVQ, by email to email@example.com or 07778113333.
BISHOP AUCKLAND RADIO AMATEURS CLUB 2019 RALLY
Spennymoor Leisure Centre, 32 High Street, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6DB
Venue has good parking and access to a large ground floor hall. There will be the usual Radio, Computer, Electronics, and Bring & Buy stalls as well as catering and bar. Doors open at 10.30 with disabled visitors gaining access at 10.15 am. Admission is £2:00 under 14 free of charge with adult. More details from rally organiser John, G4LRG on 0777 569 6568 or Brian, G7OCK 01388 762 678.
Rallies and Events for 2019 -
Reproduced from data compiled by the RSGB