Rallies and Events News – 7 February 2016

| February 5, 2016

Today, the 7th, the Canvey Radio & Electronics Rally takes place at The Paddocks, Long Road, Canvey Island, Essex SS8 0JA, which is on the southern end of A130. The venue has disabled facilities, is served by public transport and also has free car parking. Doors open at 10.30am. There will be radio and electronic component exhibitors, special interest groups and an RSGB bookstall. Details from Vic Rogers, G6BHE on 07957 461 694.

If you are holidaying in Florida over the next week you may be interest to know that the 70th Orlando Hamcation radio and computer show takes place between the 12th and 14th at Central Florida Fairgrounds, Orlando, Florida, USA. More details at www.hamcation.com.

On Saturday the 13th, the Ballymena ARC winter radio rally will be held at 80 Cullybackey Road, Ahoghill, Ballymena BT42 1LA. Doors open at 10.30am and admittance is £3. There will be trade stands, a Bring & Buy and an RSGB bookstall. Catering is available on site and a prize draw will take place on the day. Contact Hugh Kernohan, GI0JEV on 02825 871 481.

On Sunday the 14th the UK Allstar Radioactive Fair will be held at the Civic Hall, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 5DG. The venue is well served by public transport, has free car parking and disabled facilities. Doors open at 10.30am (7am for traders) and admission is £4. There will be trade stands, a Bring & Buy, an RSGB bookstall and catering facilities. More information from Roger Reeves, M0ROJ on 0774 761 8131.

Also on Sunday the 14th. the Harwell Radio and Electronics Rally will be held in Didcot Leisure Centre, Mereland Road, Didcot, OX11 8AY. The venue has free car parking, disabled facilities a licensed bar and catering. The talk-in station will be on 145.550MHz. Doors open at 9.45/10am and admission is £3, with under 12s free, There will be trade stands, a flea market and special interest groups. Details from Ann, G8NVI on 01235 816 379.

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