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3 December, 2018


2018


28 DECEMBER 2018

YEOVIL ARC TABLE-TOP RALLY


Sparkford village hall, Church Rd, Sparkford, Somerset BA22 7JN (on the A303 north of Yeovil). 10 Tables, light refreshments, off road parking, wheelchair friendly.

£2 admission.10am till 3pm. Contact Bob Harris, G8UED, 01963 440167, wjh069@gmail.com


 

29-30 DECEMBER 2018

HAMFEST INDIA

In association with REVA University, Bangalore. The largest gathering and festival of amateur radio operators in India. [www.hamfestindia2018.com].


 


2019


3 FEBRUARY 2019

SEARS 35th CANVEY RADIO & ELECTONICS RALLY

Cornelius Vermuyden School, Dinant Avenue, Canvey Island, Essex SS8 9QS.


A new venue for 2019 and doors open at 10am, disabled visitors can come in from 9.45am. There is free car parking and easy level ground floor access to 2 large halls. Admission cost is £3. Tea , coffee and soft drinks will be available, as well as bacon butties. There will be radio, computing and electronics traders and special interest groups. More details from the rally co-ordinator on tony@tonystreet.net



8-10 FEBRUARY 2019

73rd ORLANDO HamCation®

Central Florida Fairgrounds and Expo Park, 4603 West Colonial Drive, Orlando, Florida 32808, USA


ver 150 commercial vendors, more than 200 swap table vendors and the largest tailgate area in the southeastern US, will show and sell amateur radios, parts, computer hardware and software and other interesting electronic items for a growing group of radio enthusiasts. Over thirty forums held at the Lakeside Pavilion will present a diverse range of topics including digital amateur radio, new software developments, youth and amateur radio. K1AA will be the operating as a special event station and talk-in station. HamCation® is the second largest ham shows in the United States and third largest in the world after Tokyo and Hamvention with over 22.300 visitors last year. www.hamcation.com


 

10 FEBRUARY 2019

HARWELL RADIO AND ELECTRONICS RALLY

Didcot Leisure Centre, Mereland Road, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 8AY (3 miles from Milton Interchange on A34)


Doors open 10am to 3pm – admittance £3.00 (under 12s Free). Free car parking . Disabled parking and facilities. Traders, Special Interest Groups and RSGB Bookstand. Refreshments available all day. Talk in on 145.550MHz, using G3PIA. Details from Ann, G8NVI by email to rally@g3pia.net  [www.g3pia.net/radio-electronics-rally]


 

17 FEBRUARY 2019

RADIOACTIVE RALLY

Nantwich Civic Hall, Cheshire, CW5 5DG.


The venue has free car parking and the doors open at 10:30am. There will be a Bring & Buy, as well as traders and RSGB book stall. A single raffle ticket is included with the entrance programme with additional tickets available. Catering is provided on site. Contact Stuart Jackson on 07880 732 534.


 

24 FEBRUARY 2019

RAINHAM RADIO RALLY

The Victory Academy, Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JB


Doors open 10am to 4pm, £2.50 adult entry, free entry for kKids. Local and national Traders, BRATS Kitchen, BRATS Interactive Zone for Kids, BRATS Junk, Talk In Station on 145.550MHz using GB4RRR.


 

3 MARCH 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 g3zvi@yahoo.co.uk


 

17 MARCH 2019

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-site parking. Admission £4. Four halls of traders including Bring & Buy and a club stand. A selection of refreshments available all day and bar facilities within Wythall House from midday. Contact Ian Reeve, M0IDR, 01386 839655, wrc4hallsradio@outlook.com (www.wythallradioclub.co.uk).



24 MARCH 2019

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.


Attractions: Bring-and-Buy Sale, Catering, Lectures/Seminars, RSGB Bookstall, Special Interest Groups, Trade Stands, Guest speakers, Digital village, Demos. Icom, SDRPlay and many more exhibitors. RSGB examinations will be held at event – visit website for more details, or email: club@darc.online. Disabled Facilities. 1000s free parking. Contact Aaron Coote, M0IER on 0771 465 4267, M0IERDX@gmail.com [www.hamzilla.uk]


 

24 MARCH 2019

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 2e0rph@gmail.com.


 

14 APRIL 2019

WEST LONDON RADIO & ELECTRONICS SHOW (Kempton Rally)

Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, TW16 5AQ.

A talk-in station will be on air. Car parking is free and doors open at 10am with df


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, info@radiofairs.co.uk. [www.radiofairs.co.uk].


 


28 APRIL 2019

NARSA – NORTHERN AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETIES ASSOCIATION EXHIBITION. (Blackpool Rally)

Norbreck Castle Exhibition Centre, Blackpool FY2 9AA.


There will be a talk-in station and plenty of car parking. There will be trade stands, a Bring & Buy, special interest groups and an RSGB bookstall. Doors open at 10.30, or 10.15 for disabled visitors. Catering is available on site. Dave, M0OBW 01270 761 608 dwilson@btinternet.com [www.narsa.org.uk]


 


9 JUNE 2019

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-site café. Free parking on the day. For further details contact Anya Lawrence, 2E0BQS, 01773535117, adylawri@btinternet.com



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].


 

15 JUNE 2019

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 m0nvq@outlook.com or 07778113333.


 

16 JUNE 2019

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: rallymanager@westrally.org.uk [www.westrally.org.uk]


 

21-23 JUNE 2019

Ham Radio Friedrichshafen

 


23 JUNE 2019

NEWBURY RADIO RALLY AND BOOT SALE

Newbury Showground, next to M4 J13.


A talk-in station will be on S22 (V44). 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 radio, electronics & computing boot sale, plus demonstration marquee with display of amateur radio on air, plus clubs and national society stands. Catering is available on site. Contact Phill, G6EES on 07771 504738 or by email to NewburyRally@nadars.org.uk [www.nadars.org.uk]


 

28 JULY 2019

WILTSHIRE RADIO RALLY AND ELECTRONICS FAIR

Kington Langley Village Hall & playing fields, Church Road, Kington Langley, Chippenham SN15 5NJ.


9am-1pm (disabled: 8.30am), admission £2. Car boot sale, catering, flea market, talk-in, trade stands. For more information, please visit our website or use the contact form to register your interest in booking trading space. Operated and run by CDARC. Brian Tanner, G6HUI, 0772 224 2741, rally@g3vre.org.uk.


 

11 AUGUST 2019

FLIGHT REFUELLING ARS HAMFEST

Cobham Sports and Social Club Ground, Merley, nr Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3DA.


A talk-in station will be on S22. There is car parking on site and doors are open from 10am to 4.30pm. Admission is £4, which includes parking. There will be trade stands with indoor and field pitches and a car boot area. Lectures will take place during the day. No dogs are allowed, except Guide dog, which is a condition set by the landowner. More from Tony Baker, G3PFM on 07743 475018, tbaker@tiscali.co.uk [www.frars.co.uk ]


 


27-28 SEPTEMBER 2019

NATIONAL HAMFEST


 


11-13 OCTOBER 2019

RSGB CONVENTION


 


16 NOVEMBER 2019

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 rally@radars.me.uk or m0nvq@outlook.com or 07778113333.










Rallies and Events for 2016

Reproduced from data compiled by the RSGB

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