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Upcoming UK Radio Rallies
Suffolk RED – May 29th – Hallowtree IP10 0JP
2 JUNE 2019
SPALDING DARS ANNUAL RALLY
Holbeach Community Sports Academy, Pennyhill Lane, Holbeach PE12 7PR
Doors open at 9.30am and admittance is £3. The venue offers easy access from the A17, large area for boot traders and modern hall for indoor traders. There will be a Car Boot Sale, RSGB Book Stall, Special Interest Groups and trade stands. Catering is available on site and there will be a prize draw/raffle. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, 07754 619 701, email@example.com.
9 JUNE 2019
JUNCTION 28 RADIO RALLY
Alfreton Leisure Centre, Alfreton, Derbyshire.
Doors open 10.15am (traders’ setup from 7.30am). Run by South Normanton & Alfreton & District ARC. There will be full disabled facilities and a bar selling alcoholic, hot and cold beverages, and a selection of cobs on the day. Hot food also available in the on-site café. Free parking on the day. For further details contact Anya Lawrence, 2E0BQS, 01773535117, firstname.lastname@example.org
9 JUNE 2019
EAST SUFFOLK WIRELESS REVIVAL (Ipswich Radio Rally)
Kirton Recreation Ground, Back Road, Kirton IP10 0PW (just off the A14).
Doors open at 9.30am and the entry fee for visitors is £2. The venue has free car parking. Trade tables are from £10. There will be trade stands, a car boot sale, a Bring & Buy, special interests groups, GB4SWR HF station and an RSGB bookstall. Catering is available on site. Contact Kevin G8MXV, 07710 046 846. [www.eswr.org.uk].
15 JUNE 2019
ROCHDALE AND DISTRICT ARS SUMMER RALLY
Proceeds from this rally ensure the continued operation of DMR repeater GB7MR.
St Vincent de Paul’s, Caldershaw Road, off Edenfield Road (A680), Norden, Rochdale OL12 7QR.
Doors open to the public at 10.15am with disabled visitors gaining access 15 minutes earlier. Admission is £2.50 with those under 12 years free. £5 per pitch (for traders with own tables) or £10 for a pitch with table provided. Refreshments available including bacon and sausage butties. Further details: Robert, M0NVQ email@example.com or 07778113333.
16 JUNE 2019
16th WEST OF ENGLAND RADIO RALLY
Cheese & Grain venue, Market Yard, Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE.
Doors open 10am to 2pm. The event will feature inside & outside trade stands, RSGB book stall, cafe, disabled access & facilities, car parking. Further information from Shaun, G8VPG, on 01225 873 098, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org [www.westrally.org.uk]
16 JUNE 2019
SCOTTISH AMATEUR RADIO AND ELECTRONICS RALLY
INTU Braehead Centre, Glasgow
Doors open at 10 a.m. There are Traders, Radio Clubs and a Bring & Buy. Areas for clubs to operate from and talks and presentations will be running throughout the day. On-line exams are also available subject to prior notification. Refreshments and disabled facilities are available on-site. Contact email@example.com or visit the website at www.asrarally.com. For more information call Tony Miles on 07702 134 188.
21-23 JUNE 2019
Ham Radio Friedrichshafen
22 JUNE 2019
BANGOR & DISTRICT ARS RALLY
The Hub, Hamilton Road, Bangor
Doors open 10am. More from 02890422762 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
23 JUNE 2019
NEWBURY RADIO RALLY AND BOOT SALE
Newbury Showground, next to M4 J13.
A talk-in station will be on S22 (V44). There is free car parking. Traders can gain access as 8am and visitors at 9am. Admissions will be £2.50. Car boot sale pitches are £12.50. The show will have a huge radio, electronics & computing boot sale, plus demonstration marquee with display of amateur radio on air, plus clubs and national society stands. Catering is available on site. Contact Phill, G6EES on 07771 504738 or by email to NewburyRally@nadars.org.uk [www.nadars.org.uk]
29 JUNE (Saturday) 2019
HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING ARC FREE RADIO RALLY
Dubmire Royal British Legion Club, Britannia Terrace, Fencehouses, DH4 6LJ.
Doors open 10.15am (10am for disabled). The rally is open to trade, clubs and private sellers/exhibitors. Table space is limited so it will be allocated on a first come first served. There is no charge for sellers and is free entry as well. Donations welcome to the Royal British Legion Club. Hot drinks available and a licenced bar will be open from 11am. Bookings/info: Amanda Weston, M6LXK, 0778 715 5745, email@example.com.
6 JULY 2019 (Saturday)
STOCKPORT RS RALLY
Walthew House, 112 Shaw Heath, Stockport, Cheshire SK2 6SQ
Doors open 9.30am to 4pm with disabled visitors gaining access at 9.15am. Admittance is £2. There will be trade stands, special interest groups and an RSGB Bookstall. Catering is available on site. A talk-in station will be on the air. Nigel Roscoe, G0RXA, 07506 904422, firstname.lastname@example.org.
7 JULY 2019
BARFORD NORFOLK RADIO RALLY
Barford Village Hall & Green, Barford, Norwich, NR9 4AB
Opens 0900 (traders from 0800) with talk in on S22 and featuring trade stands, car boot sales, bring and buy, raffle, repeater groups, catering and free car parking. Entry £2 per person / under 16’s free. Pitches £8. Contact email@example.com [www.norfolkamateurradio.org].
14 JULY 2019
CORNISH RADIO AMATEUR CLUB RALLY
Penair School, St Clements,
Truro TR1 1TN
Doors open 10.30am until 4pm. There will be trade stands and a Bring & Buy.
Catering is available on site.
Contact Mike Halloway on 01209 211 069, email firstname.lastname@example.org
14 JULY 2019
McMICHAEL RADIO RALLY AND BOOT SALE
Reading Rugby Football Club,
Sonning Lane, Sonning on Thames.
Doors open 9.30am to 3.30pm, admission £3. Car boot sale pitches £10 (setup from 7:30). There will be trade stands and exhibition displays.
Catering is available on site as well as a bar.
More from Min, G0JMS on 07917 830 410 or by email to G0JMS@RADARC.ORG. [www.mcmichaelrally.org.uk]
21 JULY 2019
FINNINGLEY ARS RALLY
The Hurst Communications Centre, Belton Road , Sandtoft, Doncaster DN8 5SX
Doors open 10am. Free parking. Massive indoor / outdoor traders area with major traders and club stalls from microwave components to QRP kits. Hot food and drinks all day. Admission £3.
Contact Kevin G3AAF on 07831 614640 or email Kevin.Avery@tunstall.com
28 JULY 2019
WILTSHIRE RADIO RALLY AND ELECTRONICS FAIR
Kington Langley Village Hall & playing fields, Church Road, Kington Langley, Chippenham SN15 5NJ.
9am-1pm (disabled: 8.30am), admission £2. Car boot sale, catering, flea market, talk-in, trade stands. For more information, please visit our website or use the contact form to register your interest in booking trading space. Operated and run by CDARC. Brian Tanner, G6HUI, 0772 224 2741, email@example.com.
28 JULY 2019
HORNCASTLE SUMMER RALLY
Horncastle Youth Centre. Horncastle, Lincolnshire LN9 6DZ
This will be the last radio rally at the Horncastle Youth Centre as the county council are closing the building and a new venue is being sought. Entry is £2 and the doors open at 10am. All on one level. Refreshments are available. Contact Tony Nightingale, G3ZPU on 01507 527835 or by email to Tony.firstname.lastname@example.org
Suffolk RED – July 31st – Hallowtree IP10 0JP