Rallies

The situation with the Covid-19 virus is changing rapidly. You should check before travelling that the activities announced here are taking place. This listing is correct as of  the 27th June.

To get your rally or event on this list, into RadCom and read out on GB2RS News, email full details AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE to radcom@rsgb.org.uk 

 

17 Jul – McMichael Amateur Radio Rally & Car Boot Sale

Reading Rugby Club, Sonning Lane (B4446) – just off the A4 at Sonning, east of Reading, Berkshire. Postcode: RG4 6ST, NGR SU 753 747

Doors open 9.30am, car boot set up from 8.30am. Large car boot area and plenty of free parking for sellers / buyers. Snack bar and licensed bar. Outdoor barbecue (weather permitting). Demonstrations and displays by special interest groups. Admission: £3 per person. Car boot sale: £10 per pitch, no booking required. Sorry but no dogs allowed, except for assistance dogs (site rule). https://mcmichaelrally.org.uk/

 

24 Jul – Finningley ARS Rally

Nr Doncaster (M180 J2)

Car boot style rally. Food bar.

[www.g0ghk.com]

 

28 Jul – 1 Aug – Radio Operators Cornwall radio weekend

Overlooking Mount’s Bay, Cornwall

A weekend of camping and radio either with the club station, GX8ROC, or with your own set up. Runs from 4pm on 28 July to 10am on 1 August. Overnight stays restricted to ROC members, day visitors welcome between 10am and 6pm each day. New members welcome. info@g8roc.org.uk.

 

31 Jul – Wiltshire Radio & Car Boot Sale

Kington Langley Village Hall and Playing Field, Kington Langley, Wiltshire SN15 5NJ

Doors open 9am, free admission. Traders welcome. Hot and cold refreshments available on site. Brian, G6HUI, rally@chippenhamradio.club

 

7 Aug – 2022 BATC Convention for Amateur TV 2022 (CAT 22) Part 1

Midland Air Museum, Rowley Rd, Coventry CV3 4FR

CAT 22 will be a meet-up, show and tell, test and fix-it, and Bring & Buy event from 10am to 4pm. There will be full test facilities available for 5.6GHz/Portsdown/MiniTiouner/Ryde/power amplifiers/preamps.

 

7 Aug – King’s Lynn ARC 32nd Great Eastern Radio Rally

Gaywood Community Centre, Gayton Road, King’s Lynn, Norfolk. PE30 4EL. NGR TF638203

Doors open at 9am. Admission £2.50. Traders from 7am, outdoor pitch £8, indoor £10 per table. Car parking is free. There will be trade stands and a Bring & Buy. Onsite Catering. Further information and reservations email rally.klarc@gmail.com www.klarc.org.uk

 

12 Aug – Cockenzie & Port Seton ARC 27th Mini-Rally Night

Community Centre, Main Hall, Port Seton

6pm, admission £2, tables on first come first served basis.

[www.cpsarc.com]

 

14 Aug – Flight Refuelling ARS Hamfest

Cobham Sports and Social Club Ground, Merley, nr Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3DA.

Talk in on S22. Gates open 10am-6pm, entry £4 (includes car parking). Trade stands, indoor and field pitches available. Lectures will take place during the event. On-site catering. No dogs except Guide dogs (landowner’s condition). Tony Baker, G3PFM, 0774 347 5018, tbaker@tiscali.co.uk

[www.frars.co.uk]

 

21 AugRugby Amateur Transmitting Society Radio Rally

Princethorpe College, Princethorpe, Rugby, CV23 9PY

Open 10am. Car boot sale. Steve, G8LYB, 0795 685 5816, rally@rugbyats.co.uk.

[www.rugbyats.co.uk]

 

21 Aug – Red Rose Rally

St Joseph’s Hall, Leigh WN7 2PJ

Organised by West Manchester Radio Club.

There will be free parking, cafe services, meeting spaces, trade/individual and club stands and a low cost Bring & Buy. Those requiring tables please contact Colin at email: rally@wmrc.co.uk. More information is on the radio club website: wmrc.co.uk

 

28 Aug – Milton Keynes ARS Rally

The Irish Centre, Manor Fields, Watling Street, Bletchley, MK2 2HX (opposite Dobbies Garden Centre)

Free onsite parking, catering and disabled facilities. Entrance £3, opens 9am. Outdoor pitches and indoor tables available, details: rally@mkars.org.uk

[www.mkars.org.uk]

 

28 Aug – Torbay Annual Communications Fair

Newton Abbot Racecourse Devon TQ12 3AF

Doors open at 10am with disabled visitors gaining access at 9.30am. Indoor event with plenty of free parking on site. There will be a Bring & Buy as well as an RSGB book stall. Catering will be available on site. To book tables call Pete, G4VTO on 01803864528 or Mike, G1TUU on 01803557941.

email rally team at rally@tars.org.uk .

 

29 Aug – HARS Annual Rally (Bank Holiday Monday)

Ernulf Academy, St Neots PE19 2SH

Gates open for Traders at 7am and the public at 9am.

Free car parking, Bring & Buy, indoor and outdoor stalls available. Catering provided. Talk in on 145.550 MHz on GX0HSR Contact Malcolm, M0OLG on events@hunts-hams.co.uk for details or phone 01480 214282. hunts-hams.co.uk

 

3 Sep – G-QRP Club and Telford & District ARS Convention

Harper Adams University campus near Telford, Shropshire TF10 8NB.

Featuring the famous G-QRP ‘Buildathon’ Further details at www.gqrp.com/convention.htm and www.telfordhamfest.org.uk . Contact: Martyn, G3UKV on 01952 255416 or John M0JZH on 07824 737716.

 

4 Sep –Telford HamFest and continued G-QRP Convention

Harper Adams University, Nr. Telford TF10 8NB

Continuing the G-QRP Convention and Buildathon the previous day. Three excellent speakers will give presentations in a reserved room. More information and e-mail details may be found on the Telford HamFest website www.telfordhamfest.org.uk and www.gqrp.com/convention.htm or by contacting Martyn, G3UKV on 01952 255416, or John, M0JZH 07824 737716.

 

4 Sep – Andover Radio Club Spring Boot Sale

Wildhern Village Hall, SP11 0JE. (just north of Andover).

Open for sellers at 9am, buyers at 10am. Costs are £8 per boot and £2 for buyers. Tables in the hall are £10. Organised by Andover Radio Amateur Club. Details: arac@arac.org.uk or http://www.arac.org.uk

 

11 Sep – Caister Lifeboat Radio Rally

Caister Lifeboat station, Caister on Sea, NR30 5DJ

Entrance is via carpark on Beach Road  and is free for the public. Doors open 9am to 2pm (8am for sellers). Inside tables £10 each, outside £5 each. Raffle, onsite cafe, gift shop, museum. Contact, Zane M1BFI, m1bfi@outlook.com, 07711 214790.

 

11 Sep – Ripon Radio Rally

Hugh Ripley Hall, Ripon, North Yorks, HG4 2PT

100m west of High Skellgate traffic lights, B6265.

Doors open for traders from 7am to 9.30am, tables £10 each. Doors open to the public at 10am, admission is £3 per person. The Bring & Buy is upstairs, please take note. Donation for Bring & Buy is £1 per item to local charity, sold or not. www.g4sjm.co.uk/contact-us/

 

CANCELLED

17 Sep – Angel of the North Radio Rally

Whitehall Road Methodist Church Hall, Bensham, Gateshead NE8 4LH

Amanda Weston 07787155745 Email: westona84@gmail.com

 

25 Sep – Weston Super Mare RS 7th Radio & Electronics Rally

The Campus Community Centre BS24 7DX. [https://e-voice.org.uk/weston-super-mare-radio-society

 

2 Oct – Welsh Radio Rally

New Venue, Llanwern High School, Farm Rd, Newport, South Wales NP18 2YE

Doors Open 10am, Bring & Buy, traders. For latest information see website:- gw6gw.co.uk

 

16 Oct – Hornsea Amateur Radio Club Rally

Driffield Show ground. YO25 9DW

www.hornseaarc.co.uk

 

22 Oct – Essex CW Boot Camp/CW Convention

3rd Witham Scout & Guide HQ Rear of Spring Lodge Community Centre Powers Hall End Witham Essex CM8 2HE

Doors open at 08:30 for registration.  Begin 09:00 finish approx 16:30. Parking free. £10 with Free drinks, cakes. Pre-register as places are limited to G0IBN: g0ibn1@yahoo.com 0745 342 60 87

 

30 Oct – Galashiels Radio Rally

Volunteer Hall, St Johns Street, TD1 3JX

Doors open 11am. Usual traders, Bring & Buy and refreshments.

 

30 Oct – Hack Green Radio Surplus Hangar Sale

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 8AL

Sale of electronic equipment, amateur gear, components, military radio items and vehicle spares. Doors open 10am. Contact 01270 623 353, coldwar@hackgreen.co.uk [www.hackgreen.co.uk]

 

6 Nov – Bushvalley ARC Rally

Limavady Football Club, The Showgrounds, Rathmore Road, Limavady BT49 0DF

Doors open 11am and entry is £3 with a door prize ticket. There will be raffles, tea, coffee and refreshments with all proceeds going towards the Northern Ireland Air Ambulance and all donations welcomed.

 

6 Nov – Holsworthy Radio Rally

Holsworthy Leisure Centre, Well Park, Western Road, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6DH

There will be Traders, a Bring & Buy and catering. The venue also has disabled access.

Traders from 8am. Doors open to the public at 10am. Traders & General Enquiries, Contact

m0omc@m0omc.co.uk

 

20 Nov – CATS 43rd Radio & Electronics Bazaar

Oasis Academy Coulsdon, Homefield Road, Coulsdon, Surrey CR5 1ES

Doors open from 10am to 1pm. More from bazaar@catsradio.org.uk or contact Andy G0KZT on 07729 866 600.

27 Nov – Bishop Auckland RAC Rally

Spennymoor Leisure Centre, High St, Spennymoor DL16 6DB

A variety of stalls, including radio old and new, computers, electronics and a Bring & Buy. Catering and bar facilities on site. There is good parking, and the rally takes place in a large ground floor hall. Doors open at 10.30am (10am for disabled visitors). Contact Bob Dingle, G0OCB on 07710 023916 or email g4ttf@yahoo.co.uk for more details.