Rallies

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAA listing of the coming year’s rallies and other events from around the UK.

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For a round up of events taking place in the coming week, check out GB2RS Rallies and Events News.

 

2014

18 OCTOBER
CARRICKFERGUS AMATEUR RADIO GROUP RADIO RALLY – Downshire Community School, Carrickfergus, BT38 7DA. OT 11.30am, £3. TS, B&B, CP, C, DF, SIG, RSGB, MT. Details from Tim, MI0TBL, carg@hotmail.co.uk. [www.radioclubs.net/carg].

19 OCTOBER
CHIPPENHAM & DARC MINI INDOOR RADIO RALLY – Neston Village Hall, Pool Green, Neston, Corsham, Wilts SN13 9SN. OT Sellers 9am buyers 10am. Tables £5 (£6 on the day), entry £1.50, C. Details from g0iue@btinternet.com (on the day 07584 054 924).

19 OCTOBER
GALASHIELS AND DISTRICT ARS RADIO RALLY – The Volunteer Hall, St Johns Street, Galashiels, Scottish Borders TD1 3JX. OT 11.30 /11.15, £2.50. B&B, TS, WIN, C. Jim, GM7LUN, 01896 850 245, gm7lun@qsl.net.

19 OCTOBER
HOLSWORTHY AMATEUR RADIO RALLY – Holsworthy Community College, Victoria Hill, Holsworthy EX22 6JD. Howard, M0MYB, m0omc@yahoo.co.uk.

25 OCTOBER
FOG ON THE TYNE RALLY – Whitehall Road Methodist Church Hall, Bensham, Gateshead NE8 4LH, organised by Angel of the North ARC. £1.50, TS, B&B, C, CP. Nancy Bone, G7UUR, 01914 770 036 (eves), nancybone2001@yahoo.co.uk. [www.anarc.net].

25 OCTOBER
POOLE RADIO SOCIETY TABLE SALE – Old Chapel Hall, Cabot Lane, Creekmoor, Poole, Dorset BH17 7BX. OT 09.30 – 1300 (or earlier if everything is sold!), 50p entry, C. On-road parking is limited, parking at the front of Scotts Plastics, next door, is permitted SUBJECT TO DISPLAYING A QSL CARD. Bill Coombes, G4ERV, 01202 246515, secretary@g4prs.org.uk

25 OCTOBER
G-QRP CLUB MINI CONVENTION – the Rishworth School, Rishworth, which is on the A672 (Ripponden) road from junction 22 on the M62. OT 10am, £3.50, TI S22, LEC on QRP, Bring & Buy, large social area, surplus junk components kit traders, food & drink all day. On-site car parking only available for the disabled, plenty of on street parking.

26 OCTOBER
24th GREAT NORTHERN HAMFEST – Barnsley Premier Leisure Complex, Queens Road, Barnsley S71 1AN or follow the brown Metrodome signs. GNHF in association with SYRG. OT 10.30, TS, SIG, C, FAM. Ernie, G4LUE, 07984 191 873. [www.gnhf.co.uk].

26 OCTOBER
NORTH WALES RALLY – Abergele Leisure Centre, Faenol Avenue, Abergele, Conwy, LL22 7HT. 10am – 4pm, £4.50, TI, TS, B&B, CP, DF, DIS, C, SIG. Gordon, MW0GBR, mw0gbr@ymail.com. [www.nwrs.org.uk].

9 NOVEMBER
WEST LONDON RADIO & ELECTRONICS SHOW (Kempton Rally) – Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, TW16 5AQ. TI, free CP, OT 9.50/10am. TS, FM, B&B, SIG, C, DF, WIN, LEC. Paul, M0CJX, 08451 650 351, info@radiofairs.co.uk. [www.radiofairs.co.uk].

22 NOVEMBER
ROCHDALE & DISTRICT ARS TRADITIONAL RADIO RALLY – St Vincent de Paul’s, Caldershaw Rd, off Edenfield Rd (A680), Norden, Rochdale OL12 6BU. OT 10.15/10.30, £2.50 (concessions U12 & seniors), TI S22, C. Pitches £5, bring your own table. Dave, G0PUD, 0161 285 1600, dave.shaw1@sky.com. [www.radars.me.uk].

23 NOVEMBER
CATS RADIO & ELECTRONICS BAZAAR – 1st Coulsdon Scout HQ, r/o Council Car Park, Lion Green Road, Coulsdon, Surrey. OT 10am-1pm, £1, B&B, C, DIS, free CP. Glenn, G4FVL, bazaar@catsradio.org. Anyone proposing to attend this year’s CATS Bazaar is advised to check the CATS website (www.catsradio.org) before setting out as the site is planned for redevelopment and there may therefore be last-minute changes to access or parking arrangements.

23 NOVEMBER
PLYMOUTH RADIO CLUB RALLY – Harewood House, The Ridgeway, Plympton, Plymouth PL7 2AS. CP, TI, OT 10am, £2, TS, C. Sheila Hart, 2E0YSH, 07815 542 477, sheo@fsmail.net.

6 DECEMBER
SOUTH LANCS WINTER RALLY – Bickershaw Labour Club, Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw, Wigan WN2 5TE. OT 9am, traders 7.30am. £2, B&B, C, DIS, CP, SIG, DF, TS, LB. Jason, 01942 735 828.

7 DECEMBER
BISHOP AUCKLAND RADIO AMATEURS CLUB RALLY – Spennymoor Leisure Centre, Co Durham DL16 6DB. CP, TI S22 (V44), OT 10.15 /10.30, £2 (U14 free). TS, B&B, C, LB, DF, FAM. John, G4LRG, 01388 606 396.

2015

18 JANUARY
HATHERLEIGH RADIO RALLY – Hatherleigh Community Centre. Bowling Green Lane, Hatherleigh, Okehampton, Devon EX20 3HB. OT 10am, £2. Roger, 2E0RPH, 01822 852 871.

18 JANUARY
RED ROSE WINTER RALLY – The George H Carnall Leisure Centre, Kingsway Park, M41 7FJ. Easily accessible from M60 J9 (opp. Trafford Centre). OT 11am. CP (free), TS, B&B, SIG, C, DF, DIS, RSGB Bookstall. John, 07840 389 427. [www.wmrc.org.uk]

25 JANUARY
HORNCASTLE WINTER RALLY – Horncastle Youth Centre, Lincolnshire LN9 6DZ. OT 10.30, £1.50, DF, C, free CP. Tony, G3ZPU, 01507 527 835, tony.nightingale@yahoo.co.uk.

1 FEBRUARY
30th CANVEY RADIO & ELECTRONICS RALLY – ‘The Paddocks’, Long Road, Canvey Island, Essex SS8 0JA (southern end of A130). Free CP, OT 10.30. C, DF, TS. Vic Rogers, G6BHE, 01702 308 562, nvr@blueyonder.co.uk. [www.southessex-ars.co.uk].

8 FEBRUARY
HARWELL RADIO AND ELECTRONICS RALLY – Didcot Leisure Centre, Mereland Road, Didcot. TI S22, free CP, OT 9.45/10.00, £3 (under 12’s free). TS, FM, SIG, LB, C, DF. Ann, G8NVI, 01235 816 379, ann.stevens@btinternet.com. [www.g3pia.org.uk].

15 FEBRUARY
RADIO-ACTIVE RALLY – Civic Hall, Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 5DG. OT 10.30, £, TS, B&B, C, DF, WIN. Jayne 07926 078 232, Jayne.ruscoe@yahoo.com. [www.midcars.org].

22 FEBRUARY
BRATS RAINHAM RADIO RALLY – Rainham School for Girls, Derwent Way, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent ME8 0BX. TI, OT 10.00/9.30, TS, SIG. David Filby, 2E0DCN, Dfilby191@yahoo.com. [www.brats-qth.org]

1 MARCH
EXETER RADIO & ELECTRONICS RALLY – America Hall, De La Rue Way, Pinhoe Exeter EX4 8PW. OT 10.15/10.30, £2. TS, B&B, C. Pete, G3ZVI, 07714 198 374, g3zvi@yahoo.co.uk.

29 MARCH
DEVON & CORNWALL REPEATER GROUP + CALLINGTON ARS RALLY – Callington Town Hall, Callington, Cornwall PL17 7BD. OT 10am, £2, CP, B&B, Camping site available. Roger, 2e0rph@gmail.com

3 MAY
SCOTTISH HIGHLAND RADIO RALLY – Aviemore Primary School and Community Centre, Muirton, Aviemore PH22 1SF. TS, SIG, RSGB bookstall, CP. OT 10.30am-4pm. Free tables for clubs and private sellers. Seating area. Roy, GM4VKI, 01563 850 976, rkavampsev@btinternet.com.

3 MAY
DAMBUSTERS HAMFEST – Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, Coningsby, Lincs LN4 4PE. TI S22, GB3FR, £3, RAF heritage centre on site. Overnight camping by appointment. C, OT 10.00. Mainly an outdoor rally but some limited space is available indoors. Contact tony.nightingale@yahoo.co.uk. [www.thorpecamp.org].

31 MAY
BLACK COUNTRY RADIO RALLY – Portway Lifestyle Centre, Newbury Lane, Oldbury, West Midlands B69 1HE. OT 9.30am, TI, CP, TS, B&B, SIG, C, DF, WIN, £2, RSGB Book Stall. Martin radio-circle@live.co.uk

14 JUNE
14th JUNCTION 28 QRP RALLY – South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club in association with the G QRP Club. Alfreton Leisure Centre, Church Street, Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 7BD. 10 mins from M1 J28 and the A38. TI S21, OT 10am. TS, SIG, C, LB. Anya Lawrence, 2E0BQS, 0115 930 7322, adylawri@btinternet.com. [www.snadarc.com].

28 JUNE
WEST OF ENGLAND RADIO RALLY – Cheese & Grain, Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE. CP, OT 10am-2pm, £2.50. TS, RSGB book stall, C, DIS. Shaun, G8VPG, 01225 873 098, rallymanager@westrally.org.uk. [www.westrally.org.uk].

19 JULY
FINNINGLEY ARS SUMMER RALLY – The Hurst Radio Communications Centre, Belton Road, Sand toft, Doncaster DN8 5SX. Easily accessible from M180 J1/J2. OT 10am, £3, TS, CP, B&B, TI S21, RSGB bookstall. Kevin, G3AAF, 07831 614 640. [www.finningleyradiorally.co.uk].

26 JULY
HORNCASTLE SUMMER RALLY – Horncastle Youth Centre, Lincolnshire LN9 6DZ. OT 10.30, £1.50, DF, C, free CP. Tony, G3ZPU, 01507 527 835, tony.nightingale@yahoo.co.uk.

9 AUGUST
FLIGHT REFUELLING ARS HAMFEST – Cobham Sports and Social Club Ground, Merley, nr Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3DA. TI S22, CP, OT 10.00, TS, CBS, LB, C. Tony Baker, G3PFM, hamfest@frars.org.uk. [www.frars.org.uk].