Rallies and Events News – 7 October 2018

| October 5, 2018

This Sunday, 7 October, the 45th Welsh Radio Rally will take place at Rougemont School, Malpas Road, Newport, South Wales NP20 6QB. Doors open 10am and admittance is £2.50. There will be a bring-and-buy sale, catering, lectures/seminars, talk-in, RSGB book stall, trade stands, special interest groups, and a prize draw/raffle. There will be talks by Eric Edwards, GW8LJJ on Free Digital Voice on HF and by Andrew Rushton, GW0UZK on Aerial Basics. Contact Michael Rackham, GW4JKV, on 01495 226 149.

This Sunday, the Hack Green Bunker Rally will be held at Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, French Lane, Hack Green, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 8AL. This will be a sale of electronic equipment, amateur gear, components, military radio items and vehicle spares. Doors open 10am, and there will be refreshments available on-site. Contact 01270 623 353 for further information.

Next weekend, from 11 to 14 October, Microwave Update 2018 will take place at the Holiday Inn Dayton, Fairborn, Ohio, USA. It is an international conference dedicated to microwave equipment design, construction and operation. It’s hosted by The Midwest VHF/UHF Society. Go to microwaveupdate.org for more information.

From 12 to 14 October, the RSGB Convention takes place at Kent’s Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, Swallow House, Timbold Drive, Kent’s Hill Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 6BZ. The RSGB would like to thank the principal sponsor Martin Lynch & Sons for their continued support of the event. The Convention programme of lectures for all interests is available at rsgb.org/convention.

On 14 October, the Hornsea Amateur Radio Rally will take place in The Floral Hall, Hornsea HU18 1NQ. Doors open at 10am and admission is £2, with under 14s free. There will be trade stands, a bring-and-buy run by the Hornsea ARC and an RSGB book stall. Hot and cold food is available in the cafe. More from Les, 2E0LBJ on 01377 252 393.

The Holsworthy Radio Rally will take place on 14 October at Holsworthy Community College, Victoria Hill, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6JD. There will be traders, a bring-and-buy and catering. Doors open at 10am. More information from Howard, M0MYB, by email to holsworthyarc@gmail.com.

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