Rallies and Events News – 3 May 2015

| May 1, 2015

Sunday, the 3rd, the Scottish Highland Radio Rally takes place at Aviemore Primary School and Community Centre, Muirton, Aviemore PH22 1SF. Doors are open from 10.30am to 4pm. There will be trade stands, special interest groups and an RSGB bookstall. More details from Roy, GM4VKI on 01563 850 976.

Also Sunday, the 3rd, the Dambusters Hamfest takes place at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, Coningsby, Lincs LN4 4PE. Talk in will be on S22 and GB3FR and admission to the Hamfest is £3. Doors open 10am. Email tony.nightingale@yahoo.co.uk for more information.

On Bank Holiday Monday, the 4th, the Dartmoor Radio Rally will take place at Tavistock College, Crowndale Road, Tavistock, Devon. PL19 8DD. Doors open at 10.30am, with disabled visitors gaining access 15 minutes earlier. Admission is £2, with free car parking. There will be trade stands and a bring-and-buy as well as special interest groups. More details from Roger Hann, 2E0RPH on his new number, 01822 840 723.

To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of VE day, North Norfolk Amateur Radio Group will be holding an event on the 9th of May under the banner Radios That Helped Win The War. This will be based on their own collection of WWII military radios, many of which will be operational using the call GB2VE. The event is at East Runton Village Hall, near Cromer in North Norfolk. To enhance the day, other owners of WWII radios are invited to bring them along. B2 and other spy radios would be especially welcome. As there will be limited space, it is recommended that booking of tables to display visitors’ radios is done well in advance as it will be on a first come basis. Tables, and entry to the event, are free. For further information see www.nnarg.co.uk.

The British Vintage Wireless Society National Vintage Communications Fair will take place on the 10th of May at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, The Fosse, Fosse Way, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 1XN. Doors open from 10.30am to 4pm and admission is £8, with under-14s free. Early entry from around 9am is available for £25.

On 10th of May, the 34th Lough Erne Amateur Radio Club Annual Rally takes place in the Share Centre, Lisnaskea, Co Fermanagh BT92 0EQ, N Ireland. Doors open at 11.30, and there will be a Bring & Buy as well as trade stands and special interest groups. Details from Michael on 028 6862 1436.

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Category: GB2RS Rallies and Events