Rallies and Events News – 30 April 2017

| April 28, 2017

On Sunday the 30th, the Cambridge Repeater Group Rally will be held at the Foxton Village Hall, Hardman Road, Foxton, Cambridge, CB22 6RN. Doors open at 9.30am and entry is £2. There will be a talk-in station and car parking is free on-site. Attractions include trade stands, a bring-and-buy, car boot area and RSGB book stall. The usual burger van will be in attendance. Contact Lawrence, M0LCM, on 0794 197 2724.

Also on Sunday the 30th, the West London Radio and Electronics Show takes place at 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 disabled visitors gaining access 10 minutes earlier. There will be trade stations, a bring-and-buy and special interest groups. Other attractions are lectures, a raffle and on-site catering. Details from Paul, M0CJX, on 0845 165 0351.

On Bank Holiday Monday, 1 May, the 33rd Dartmoor Radio Rally will take place at Tavistock College, Crowndale Road, Tavistock, PL19 8DD. Doors open at 10.30am, with disabled visitors gaining access 15 minutes earlier. Admission is £2, with under 14s free when accompanied by an adult. There is ample free car parking on-site, with catering available too. There will be trade and club stands and the usual bring-and-buy. Details from Viv Watson, G7AWG, on 01752 823 427.

The Southern Electronics and Radio Fair, planned to take place on Saturday, 6 May, has been cancelled.

On Sunday, 7 May the Dambusters Hamfest will be held at Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, Tattershall, Thorpe, near Coningsby, Lincolnshire LN4 4PL. This is an outside event with limited room inside. Entry is £3 per person and accompanied under 12s are free. The admission charge also allows visitors to enter the museum. The venue is all on one level with access to all buildings for wheelchairs, etc. There is full catering on-site, with hot food van and the NAFFI. There will be an RSGB book stall. For details please contact Tony, G3ZPU on 01507 527 835.

The Scottish Amateur Radio and Electronics Convention will be held on Sunday, 7 May at Braehead Arena, Kings Inch Road, Glasgow, G51 4BN. Talk-in will be available on S22. The venue has disabled access and free car parking, including access to the Braehead Shopping Centre. Doors open at 10am and close at 4pm. Entry is £4. There will be trade stands, an RSGB book stall and the GMDX group. There will be talks during the day. Club tables are £10, pre-booked only. For more information contact 0759 344 1518.

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