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Upcoming UK Radio Rallies 2019
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org [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.
3 MARCH 2019
EXETER RADIO & ELECTRONICS RALLY
America Hall, De la Rue Way, Pinhoe, Exeter EX4 8PW.
Doors open at 10.30am (10.15am for disabled visitors). Admission £2 (under 16s free). There will be trade stands, Bring & Buy (book in from 10.15am), and catering will be available. Details from Pete, G3ZVI on 07714 198374 or email@example.com
16 MARCH 2019
Laugharne Millennium Memorial Hall, Clifton Street,
Laugharne, Wales SA33 4QG.
Doors open from 10am to 1pm. More details from Matthew on 07398825024.
17 MARCH 2019
34th WYTHALL RADIO CLUB HAMFEST
Club HQ, Wythall House, Silver Street,Wythall B47 6LZ.
Doors open at 9.45am (9.30am for disabled visitors). Free on-site parking. Admission £4. Four halls of traders including Bring & Buy and a club stand. A selection of refreshments available all day and bar facilities within Wythall House from midday. Contact Ian Reeve, M0IDR, 01386 839655, firstname.lastname@example.org (www.wythallradioclub.co.uk).
24 MARCH 2019
HAMZILLA RADIO FEST AND ELECTRONICS FAIR
hosted by Dover Amateur Radio Club
Discovery Science Park, Gateway House, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9FF.
Open 10am to 4pm. Online ticket entrance £3.00; Limited early bird tickets £5.00. Tables £10.00. Online purchase/bookings now available.
Attractions: Bring-and-Buy Sale, Catering, Lectures/Seminars, RSGB Bookstall, Special Interest Groups, Trade Stands, Guest speakers, Digital village, Demos. Icom, SDRPlay and many more exhibitors. RSGB examinations will be held at event – visit website for more details, or email: email@example.com. Disabled Facilities. 1000s free parking. Contact Aaron Coote, M0IER on 0771 465 4267, M0IERDX@gmail.com [www.hamzilla.uk]
24 MARCH 2019
CALLINGTON RADIO RALLY
Callington Town Hall, Callington, Cornwall PL17 7BD.
Doors open 10am – 1pm and admittance is £2. There will be a Bring & Buy (10% commission) and trade stands. Catering available on site. Ample free parking in the adjacent carpark. Rally organised jointly by the Devon & Cornwall Repeater Group and Callington Amateur Radio Society (CARS). More information and bookings from Roger 2E0RPH on 07854 088882 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suffolk RED – March 27th – Hallowtree IP10 0JP
31 MARCH 2019,
BATC REGIONAL CONVENTION
North Bristol ARC, SHE7 building,
Braemar Crescent, Filton,
Bristol BS7 0TD.
Doors open from 10am to 4pm. A full day of talks & demonstrations with a test bench available for visitors projects.
Full details of the programme will be published on the BATC Forum before the event; https://forum.batc.org.uk
Further information from Shaun G8VPG, tel.01225 873 098, email@example.com