Rallies

23 JULY 2017
FINNINGLEY AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY RALLY
The Hurst Communications Centre, Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster DN8 5SX
Doors open 10:30am. Free parking. Massive indoor /outdoor trader’s area. Hot food and drinks all day. Major traders and club stalls – microwave components to QRP kits. All on one level. Admission £3. Contact Kevin G3AAF Mob: 07831 614640 – email Kevin@avery03.fsnet.co.uk

30 JULY 2017
CHIPPENHAM AND DISTRICT AMATEUR RADIO CLUB RALLY
Kington Langley Village Hall, Church Road, Kington Langley SN15 5NJ.
Talk in on S22 (145.550MHz). There are disabled facilities and on site parking. Doors open 10am to 1pm. Entry is only £2, under 16s are free. Car boot pitches are £6 for cars/vans payable on entry, tables inside £8 each. Access available from 7am for set up. Hot food and drinks are available on site. Details from Brian by email to g6huim3hui@gmail.com [www.G3VRE.org.uk]

6 AUGUST 2017
28th KING’S LYNN ARC GREAT EASTERN RADIO RALLY
Gaywood Community Centre, Gayton Road, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE30 4DZ.
Car parking on site is free and talk in will be provided on 145.550MHz. Doors open at 9am, with admission £2. There will be trade stands and a Bring & Buy. There are amateur radio pitches outside as well as tables inside. On site Catering will be available. Details from Ted, G4OZG on 01553 768 701, 0794 683 8656 or email g4ozg@raynet-uk.net [www.klarc.org.uk]

6 AUGUST 2017
LORN RADIO RALLY
Crianlarich Village Hall, Main Street, Crianlarich, Perthshire FK20 8QN
Doors open at 10.30am and entry is £2. There will be trade stands (tables are free but a raffle prize appreciated) as well as a Bring & Buy. There will be a raffle drawn at 1.30pm. Catering is available on site. Details, by email, to lornradioclub@gmail.com

11 AUGUST 2017
24th ANNUAL MINI RALLY NIGHT
Port Seton Resource Community Centre, South Seton Park, Port Seton, East Lothian EH32 0BQ
Doors open 6 to 9pm and entry is £2. A raffle will be held on the night and refreshments will be available. Bring along your own ‘junk’ and sell it yourself. No charge for a table but they are on a first come first served basis. More information from gm4uyz@csparc.com

13 AUGUST 2017
FLIGHT REFUELLING ARS HAMFEST
Cobham Sports and Social Club Ground, Merley, near Wimborne, Dorset. BH21 3DA
There will be a talk in station on S22 and the venue has free car parking. Doors open at 10am and admission is £3.50. There will be trade stands, a car boot areas and indoor and field pitches for traders. Lectures will take place during the day. there is catering and a licensed bar on site. Camping is available on Saturday night only in an adjacent field. More information from hamfest@frars.org.uk

20 AUGUST 2017
RUGBY ATS ANNUAL RADIO RALLY
Princethorpe College, Princethorpe, Rugby, CV23 9PY
Doors open from 10am to 4pm and admission is £3. Sellers can gain access from 8am. There will be a car boot area. Catering is available on site. Details from Tony, G0OLS on 0775 968 4411 or by email to rally@rugbyats.co.uk. [www.rugbyats.co.uk]

27 AUGUST 2017
MILTON KEYNES ARS RALLY.
The Irish Centre, Fenny Stratford, Bletchley MK2 2HX (opposite Dobbies)
Doors open at 10am. Contact is Tim Cowell, G6GEI on 07976 262 497 or email renegade62@hotmail.co.uk

28 AUGUST 2017
HUNTINGDONSHIRE ARS RALLY
Ernulf Academy, Bardord Road, St Neots PE19 2SH.
Doors open at 7am for traders and 9am for the public. Admission is £3 with free parking. Catering including hot meals and drinks are available on site. There will be an RSGB bookstall. More from Malcolm, M0OLG on 01480 214 282or by email to events@hunts-hams.co.uk

2-3 SEPTEMBER 2017
TELFORD HAMFEST & G-QRP CONVENTION
Enginuity Technology Centre, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shrops.
Combined social, Buildathon, guest speakers and Radio Rally. www.telfordhamfest.co.uk

9 SEPTEMBER 2017
CAISTER LIFEBOAT RADIO RALLY
Doors open 9.30am to 3pm, traders get access at 8am. Indoor tables £10 per table, outside pitches £5 per table. There will be a raffle. A cafe and gift shop is onsite. Contact Zane, 0771 1214 790 or email m1bfidx@ntlworld.com [www.m1bfidx.wixsite.com/cl-radio-rally]

9 & 10 SEPTEMBER 2017
BATC CONVENTION (CAT 17)
Finningley Amateur Radio Society, The Hurst Communications Centre, Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster DN8 5SX

10 SEPTEMBER 2017
TORBAY ANNUAL COMMUNICATIONS FAIR
Newton Abbot Racecourse, Devon TQ12 3AF
Plenty of free parking on site. Doors open 10am with disabled visitors gaining access at 9.30am. Entry is £2. There will be a Bring & Buy and an RSGB bookstand. Catering is available on site. There will be a raffle held on the day. To book tables call Pete, G4VTO on 01803 864 528 or Mike, G1TUU on 01803 557 941, email rally@tars.org.uk

17 SEPTEMBER 2017
WESTON-SUPER-MARE RALLY
The Campus, Highlands Lane, Weston-super-Mare BS24 7DX
The venue has a large car park with space for 120 cars. Doors open from 10am and admission is £3 for adults. There will be trade stands, a Bring & Buy, auction at the end of the day and lectures. There will also be amusements and activities for all the family including competitions and contests, interactive displays and fun activities. Catering will be available on site. Enquiries to mjones129@btinternet.com or 01278 786 684. [www.G4WSM.club]

22 to 24 SEPTEMBER 2017
WACRAL CONFERENCE AND FELLOWSHIP WEEK-END
Elim International Conference Centre, West Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 4DF
Speaker, Nick Henwood, G3RWF, the RSGB President “Where is Amateur Radio going?” This is the diamond anniversary year.

24 SEPTEMBER 2017
PENCOED ARC TABLE TOP SALE
Pencoed Rugby Football Club, The Verlands, Felindre Road. Pencoed CF35 5PB
Doors open at 8.30am for sellers, buyers at 10am and entry is £2. Tables are £10 each (first come, first served). Refreshments will be available along with hot food in the morning and at lunch time. Bookings with Madeline Roberts on 01639 767056 or 773 837 5775.

29-30 SEPTEMBER 2017
NATIONAL HAMFEST
Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 2NY.
Brought to you by the RSGB in association with the Lincoln Short Wave Club. The venue has free car parking and has disabled facilities. There will be trade stands, a Bring & Buy, car boot area, flea market, special interest groups and RSGB bookstall. There will also be representatives from the RSGB Services and committees. Morse proficiency test will be available. The venue has catering outlets and a seating area. [www.nationalhamfest.org.uk].

1 OCTOBER 2017
HACK GREEN HANGAR SALE
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, French Lane, Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 8AL
Doors open 10am. Sale of amateur gear, electronic equipment, comps, military radio sets and vehicle spares. Refreshments are available on site. More details from Lucy Siebert on 01270 623 353 or by email to lucy@hackgreen.co.uk

8 OCTOBER 2017 NEW DATE
44th BLACKWOOD ARS RALLY
Rougemont School, Newport, Gwent NP20 6QB
There is free parking and disabled parking on site. Doors open 10am and entry is £2.50. There will be trade stands, special interest groups, an RSGB bookstall and a Bring & Buy. A raffle will be held. There are talks and lectures during the day. Catering is available on site. Contact Mike Rackham, GW4JKV on 01495 226 149 or email rackhamone@aol.com [www. GW6GW.co.uk]

13-15 OCTOBER 2017
RSGB CONVENTION
Kent’s Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, Swallow House, Timbold Drive, Kent’s Hill Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 6BZ.
The Convention programme of lectures for all interests will be available on the website. Principal sponsor Martin Lynch & Sons. [www.rsgbevents.org].

15 OCTOBER 2017
HOLSWORTHY ARC RALLY
Holsworthy ARC
Holsworthy Community College, Victoria Hill, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6JD
Free car parking on site with disabled access. there will be trade stands and a Bring & Buy. Catering is available on site. Howard, M0MYB by email to holsworthyarc@gmail.com

15 OCTOBER 2017
HORNSEA AMATEUR RADIO RALLY
Floral Hall, 7 The Esplanade, Hornsea HU18 1NQ
There is car parking at the venue. Doors open at 10am and admission is £2 with under 14s free. There will be trade stands, a Bring & Buy, special interest groups and an RSGB bookstand. A raffle will take place. There is catering on site. Details from Rick, M0CZR, 01964 533712 or by email to R106221@aol.com

21 OCTOBER 2017
CARRICKFERGUS AMATEUR RADIO CLUB RALLY
Downshire Community School, Downshire Rd, Carrickfergus BT38 7DA.
Doors open 11am and admission is £3. Light refreshments will be available. All will be welcome. Details from Elizabeth Forde, elizabethforde64@yahoo.com

22 OCTOBER 2017
GALASHIELS RALLY
The Volunteer Hall, Galashiels TD1 3JX

5 NOVEMBER 2017
WEST LONDON RADIO & ELECTRONICS SHOW (Kempton Rally)
Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, TW16 5AQ.
There will be a talk in station and on site car parking is free. Doors open at 10am with disable d visitors gaining access 10 minutes earlier. There will be trade stations, a Bring & Buy and special interest groups. Other attractions are lectures, a raffle and catering on site. Details from Paul, M0CJX on 0845 165 0351, info@radiofairs.co.uk. [www.radiofairs.co.uk].

5 NOVEMBER 2017
BUSH VALLEY RADIO RALLY
United Services Club, 8 Roe Mill Rd, Limavady BT49 9DF
Doors open at 11am and entry is £3 with a free draw ticket. Talk-in will be on 145.400MHz. There will be traders and a Bring & Buy. Refreshments are available on site. Tables are free and should be booked with Jack on 0788 529 2545.

11 NOVEMBER 2017 (NEW DATE)
FOG ON THE TYNE RALLY
Whitehall Road Methodist Church Hall, Bensham, Gateshead NE8 4LH
Car parking now available. The car park entrance is on Whitehall Road. Doors open at 10.30am and entry is £2. There will be traders and RSGB bookstand and a junk stall. Catering will be available on site. Nancy Bone, G7UUR on 07990 760 920 or by email to nancybone2001@yahoo.co.uk

12 NOVEMBER 2017
29th GREAT NORTHERN HAMFEST
Barnsley Premier Leisure Complex, Queens Road, Barnsley S71 1AN
(Organised by the South Yorkshire Repeater Group)
Follow the brown Metrodome signs. The venue has free car parking and has disabled facilities. Doors open at 11am. There will be trade stands, special interest groups and RSGB bookstall. Ernie, G4LUE, 07984 191 873. [www.gnhf.co.uk].

18 NOVEMBER 2017
RADARS TRADITIONAL RADIO RALLY
St Vincent de Paul’s, Caldershaw Rd., off Edenfield Rd (A680), Norden, Rochdale OL12 7QR
Doors open at 10.30am with disabled visitors gaining access 15 minutes earlier. Admission is £2.50 with those under 12 years free. There will be a Bring & Buy as well as commercial traders, a junk stall and amateur radio sellers. Traders can set up from 8am. Pitches must be booked at least 2 weeks beforehand with prices starting at £5. There will be refreshments available including bacon and sausage butties. Dave, G3RIK by email to rally@radars.me.uk [www.radars.me.uk]

19 NOVEMBER 2017
PLYMOUTH RADIO CLUB RADIO RALLY
Harewood House, Ridgeway, Plympton, Plymouth PL7 2AS
There is car parking available and the venue has disabled facilities. Doors open from 10am to 2.30pm with disabled visitors gaining access from 9.50am. Admittance is £2. There will be trade stands, special interest groups, a Bring & Buy and RSGB bookstand. A raffle will take place on the day. Catering is available on site. Information from David Beck, 2E0DTC on 0777 766 4822 or by email to d.beck123@outlook.com.

19 NOVEMBER 2017
CATS 40th ELECRONICS RADIO BAZAAR
Oasis Acdemy Coulsdon, Homefield Road, Old Coulsdon CR5 1ES
Doors open 10am to 1pm and admittance is £1.50. Car parking and disabled facilities are available. There will be a Bring & Buy and flea market. Catering will be available on site. Details from Andy Briers, G0KZT o 0772 986 6600or email bazaar@catsradio.org.

26 NOVEMBER 2017
BISHOP AUCKLAND RADIO AMATEURS CLUB (BARAC) 2017 RALLY
Spennymoor Leisure Centre, 32 High Street, SPENNYMOOR, County Durham, DL16 6DB
Venue is ideally suited for both trader and disabled as it has good parking and access to a large ground floor hall. There will be the usual radio, computer, electronics stands and a Bring & Buy. Catering facilities and a bar are on site. Doors open at 10.30am (10.15am for disabled visitors). Admission is £2, under 14 free of charge with adult. More details from John, G4LRG on 01388 606 396