Rallies and Events News – 26 February 2017

| February 24, 2017

The Rainham Rally takes place on Sunday, 26 February, at The Victory Academy, Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 5JB. The new venue is larger with on-site parking for 250 cars and is located a couple of miles from the M2, Junction 3. A talk-in station, GB4RRR, will operate on 145.550MHz. Doors open from 10am to 2pm with disabled visitors gaining access at 9.30am. Admission is £2.50. There will be trade stands, special interest groups and catering on-site. Details from Trevor Cannon, on 07717 678 795.

Also on the 26th is the Pencoed Amateur Radio Club Table Top Sale at Pencoed Rugby Football Club, The Verlands, Felindre Road, Pencoed CF35 5PB. Tables will be £10 each—first come first served. Doors open at 8am for sellers and the setting up of tables. Buyers will be allowed in when the doors open at 9.30am. Entry fee £2. Hot food will be available in the morning and at lunch time. Hot and cold drinks will be available from the bar—non-alcoholic drinks till lunch time. Table bookings are through Madeline Roberts on 01639 767 056.

The Lagen Valley ARS Rally and Hamfest takes place on 4 March in the Hillsborough Village Centre, 7 Ballynahinch Road, Hillsborough, County Down BT26 6AR. Doors open at 11am. All the usual traders are expected to attend.

On 5 March the Exeter Radio and Electronics Rally will take place in America Hall, De La Rue Way, Pinhoe, Exeter EX4 8PW. Doors open at 10.30am with disabled visitors gaining access 15 minutes earlier. Bring-and buy book-in starts at 10.15am. Admission is £2 and there will be trade stands. Catering is available on-site. Details from Pete, G3ZVI on 07714 198 374.

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