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Upcoming UK Radio Rallies 2018/19
1 DECEMBER 2018
SOUTH LANCASHIRE ARC WINTER RALLY
Bickershaw Village Community Club, Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw, Wigan WN2 5TE.
Attractions include trade stands, a Bring & Buy, special interest groups, car parking, disabled facilities, catering and a licensed bar. Admission is £2.50 and the doors open at 9am (traders – limited number of pitches – venue opens 7.30am). Jason, G0IZR, 01942 735 828.
YEOVIL ARC TABLE-TOP RALLY
Sparkford village hall, Church Rd, Sparkford, Somerset BA22 7JN
(on the A303 north of Yeovil).
10 Tables, light refreshments, off road parking, wheelchair friendly.
£2 admission. 10am till 3pm.
Contact Bob Harris, G8UED, 01963 440167, email@example.com
3 FEBRUARY 2019
SEARS 35th CANVEY RADIO & ELECTONICS RALLY
Cornelius Vermuyden School, Dinant Avenue, Canvey Island, Essex SS8 9QS.
This is a new venue for 2019 doors open at 10am, disabled visitors from 9.45am.
There is free car parking and easy level ground floor access to 2 large halls.
Admission is £3.
Tea , coffee and soft drinks will be available, as well as bacon butties.
There will be radio, computing and electronics traders and special interest groups.
More details from the rally co-ordinator on firstname.lastname@example.org
8-10 FEBRUARY 2019
73rd ORLANDO HamCation®
Central Florida Fairgrounds and Expo Park,
4603 West Colonial Drive,
Orlando, Florida 32808, USA
Over 150 commercial vendors, more than 200 swap table vendors and the largest tailgate area in the southeastern US, will show and sell amateur radios, parts, computer hardware and software and other interesting electronic items for a growing group of radio enthusiasts. Over thirty forums held at the Lakeside Pavilion will present a diverse range of topics including digital amateur radio, new software developments, youth and amateur radio. K1AA will be the operating as a special event station and talk-in station. HamCation® is the second largest ham shows in the United States and third largest in the world after Tokyo and Hamvention with over 22.300 visitors last year. www.hamcation.com
10 FEBRUARY 2019
HARWELL RADIO AND ELECTRONICS RALLY
Didcot Leisure Centre, Mereland Road, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 8AY
(3 miles from Milton Interchange on A34)
Doors open 10am to 3pm – admittance £3.00 (under 12s Free). Free car parking . Disabled parking and facilities. Traders, Special Interest Groups and RSGB Bookstand. Refreshments available all day. Talk in on 145.550MHz, using G3PIA. Details from Ann, G8NVI by email to email@example.com [www.g3pia.net/radio-electronics-rally]
17 FEBRUARY 2019
Nantwich Civic Hall, Cheshire, CW5 5DG.
The venue has free car parking and the doors open at 10:30am. There will be a Bring & Buy, as well as traders and RSGB book stall. A single raffle ticket is included with the entrance programme with additional tickets available. Catering is provided on site. Contact Stuart Jackson on 07880 732 534.
24 FEBRUARY 2019
RAINHAM RADIO RALLY
The Victory Academy, Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JB
Doors open 10am to 4pm, £2.50 adult entry, free entry for kKids. Local and national Traders, BRATS Kitchen, BRATS Interactive Zone for Kids, BRATS Junk, Talk In Station on 145.550MHz using GB4RRR.