Rally organisers seeking publicity in RadCom should write to RSGB HQ direct giving detailed
information including contact callsign and telephone numbers. Submissions should be marked
"Rally News"  Details may be sent by EMail to: radcom@rsgb.org

 
   For publicity in PW, Email don.field@gmail.com

   For publicity in Radio User, Email Georg Wiessala, wiessala@hotmail.com

   
Rally organisers are also asked to send their rally information to me: mail at g4rga dot org dot uk
in order to have the rally publicised here and on the Southgate and some other sites.


  It would also help rallygoers using navigation  equipment  if the postcode or grid reference of the
venue could be included in the published information.  Feel free to include appropriate social media
links to your club/rally.

  Rallies are, traditionally, Sunday events unless otherwise stated.



July 2018

15 July 2018  22nd Red Rose QRP Festival
St Joseph's Hall, Mather Lane, Leigh, Lancs. WN7 2PR.
(Easy access from major motorways, A580, A579 etc)
Open 11:00 to 15:00. Admission £2.50. Parking. Disabled access.
Trade. Club stands. B&B. Refreshments with bar. 
Tables £8 per 6ft table-contact ASAP to reserve. Traders access from 08:30.
We hope you will be able to support us and help make this year's
event as successful as ever.
Further Info/Contact: Les, G4HZJ, 07796-264569, g4hzj@ntlworld.com

15 July 2018  Cornish RAC Rally
Penair School, St Clement, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 1TN.
For directions see the link on the website.
Open at 10:00. Entry £2.00. Normal stalls & Refreshments on-site.
To book a table or for further information please contact:
Rally Organizer, Mike Halloway, G1NRF, 01209-211069, g1nrf@hotmail.com
Web: http://gx4crc.com/news/

22 July 2018  Finningley ARS Rally
The Hurst Communications Centre, Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster, DN8 5SX.
Open 10:30. Admission £3. Free parking. Massive indoor/outdoor traders' area.
Hot food and drinks all day. Major traders and clubs. Microwave comps to QRP kits.
All on one level.
Contact: Kevin G3AAF, 07831-614640, Kevin.Avery@tunstall.com

22 July 2018  McMichael Rally  
[Update]
Reading Rugby Football Club, Holme Park Farm Lane, Sonning Lane (B4446),
Sonning on Thames, Reading. RG4 6ST. Location just off A4 Sonning on Thames.
Open 09:30/08:30 hall traders. Entry/raffle ticket £3. Talkin S22.
Catering/bar. Demos/lectures. Barbecue. Car boot sale. Parking. SIGs
Pitches £10 to £20. Tables £10 booked/£12 on day.
Details: Andy, 07775-940016, rally@radarc.org or traders@radarc.org
Website:  http://www.mcmichaelrally.org.uk

29 July 2018  Chippenham & DARC Rally & Electronics Fair [Update]
Kington Langley Village Hall & Fields, Church Road, Kington Langley,
Chippenham, Wilts. SN15 5NJ. Close to M4 (J17). Follow signs from A350.
Open 09:00 (08:30)-13:00. Entry £2/Under 16s free. Car boot pitches
£10-from 07:00-08:30 to set up. On-site catering. Disabled facilities.
On-site parking.
Details: Brian Tanner, G6HUI, 07722-242741 and Advance booking for
indoor hall space:  http://rally@g3vre.org.uk

29 July 2018  Horncastle Summer Rally [Update]
Horncastle Youth Centre, Willow Close, Cagthorpe, Horncastle, Lincs. LN9 6DZ.
Open 10:30. Admission £2. Disabled facilities. Catering. All on one level.
Room for traders outside.  RSGB books. Tables £5, free power.
Details & table bookings: Tony, G3ZPU, 01507-527835



August 2018

5 August 2018  Lorn Radio Rally

Crianlarich Village Hall, Main Street, Crianlarich, Perthshire, FK20 8QN.
Open at 10:30. Entry is £2. B&B. Trade stands. Tables are free but a raffle prize
would be ppreciated. Raffle with draw at 13:30. Catering is available on site.
Details: mm0elf@blueyonder.co.uk


5 August 2018  29th King's Lynn ARC Great Eastern Radio Rally
Gaywood Community Centre, Gayton Road, King's Lynn, Norfolk. PE30 4DZ.
NGR is TF639204.
Open 09:00. Admission £2. Talkin 145.550 MHz. Parking is free. Trade.
B&B. Amateur Radio pitches outside and tables inside. Onsite Catering
Details: Ted, G4OZG, 01553-768701, Mobile 07946-838656, rally@klarc.org.uk
or ted.haskett599@gmail.com  Website:- http://www.klarc.org.uk


10 August 2018  25th Cockenzie & Port Seton Mini Rally Night [Friday]
Main Hall, Community Centre, South Seton Park, Port Seton, E.Lothian, EH32 OBG.
Open 18:00 to 21:00. Entry £2. Bring along your own junk and sell it. Tables first
come first served.  http://cpsarc.com


12 August 2018  Flight Refuelling ARS Hamfest
Cobham Sports and Social Club Ground, Merley, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3DA.
Open 10:00. Admission £4 (incl parking). Talkin S22. Trade. Car boot sale.
Lecture stream.
Details: Tony Baker, G3PFM, 07743-475018, tbaker@tiscali.co.uk
Web: http://www.frars.org.uk


19 August 2018  The Rugby Amateur Radio Society Rally 2018
Princethorpe College, Princethorpe, Rugby, Warks. CV23 9PY.
NGR: SP395710 Lat/Long: 52.336N  01.421W
Open 10:00 (08:30 for sellers) until 16:00. Admission £3.
Car boot sale. Catering.
Details: Steve, G8LYB, 9 Ashlawn Road, Rugby, Warks. CV22 5ET, 07956-855816,
rally@rugbyats.co.uk  Web: http://www.rugbyats.co.uk

26 August 2018  Torbay ARS Annual Communications Fair
The Racecourse, Newton Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 3AF.
Accessible by public transport.
Indoor event. Disabled facilities. Free parking. B&B. Catering. RSGB books.
SIGs. Trade. Prize draw.
Contact: Mike, G1TUU, 01803-557941, rally@tars.org.uk

26 August 2018  Milton Keynes Radio Rally
[* New contact details *]
MK Irish Centre, Manor Fields, Watling Street, Bletchley, MK2 2HX.
NGR SP885337. Site entrance (decimal): 51.9959, -0.7096
Open 09:00. Admission £3 including parking.
Traders/boot sellers in field, and indoors in the hall.
Contact: Francis, 2E0FMK, call/text 07866-673192, rally@mkars.org.uk

Details: http://mkars.org.uk/rally

27 August 2018  Huntingdonshire ARS Annual Rally  [Bank Holiday Monday]
Ernulf Academy, Barford Rd, St Neots, PE19 2SH, Cambs.
Talk-in with GX0HSR on 145.550MHz, free parking,
Open 09:00 (traders 07:00). Admission £3. Hot meals and drinks on site.
Ice cream van. RSGB Books. B&B.
Details: M0OLG, 01480-214282, events@hunts-hams.co.uk



September 2018

1 September 2018  G-QRP Club Mini Convention & Buildathon
 
[Saturday]
Associated with the Telford Hamfest, 2 September.
Evening of 1 September at a hotel in Telford to be announced.
Details: Martyn, 01952-255416  http://www.telfordhamfest.org.uk

2 September 2018  Telford Hamfest
Enginuity Centre, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Salop. TF8 7DQ.
Combined with the G-QRP Mini Convention & Buildathon, 1 September
More Information: Martyn, G3UKV, 01952-255416.
http://www.telfordhamfest.org.uk


8 September 2018  Caister Lifeboat Radio Rally 
[Saturday]
Tan Lane, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, NR30 5DH.
Open 09:00 to 15:00 (08:00 for sellers to set up). Indoor tables £10 each,
outside £5 each. Raffle. Onsite café. Disabled access. Talkin S22.
Contact: Zane, 07711-214790, m1bfidx@ntlworld.com


9 September 2018 Andover Radio Club Rally
Village Hall, Wildhern, Andover, Hants. SP11 0JE.
Open 09:00-sellers/10:00-public. Tables in the Hall £10.
£8 per Boot and £2 Buyers.
Further details arac@arac.org.uk
http://www.arac.org.uk/events.html

15 & 16 September 2018  The BATC Convention 
[Saturday/Sunday]
Midland Air Museum, Coventry Airport, Baginton, Warks. CV3 4FR.
Open 09:30. Show & tell area. Demo area. Talks. B&B.
Lunch available in museum teashop. Formal dinner. AGM Sunday at 14:00.
More details to follow in due course: http://tinyurl.com/yar5ql9y


15 September 2018  Fog on the Tyne Rally 
[Saturday]
Whitehall Road Methodist Church Hall, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 4LH.
Rally is run by the Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club (ANARC).
Entrance £2.00. A market for radios and components. B&B. Junk stall.
Bacon butties and cup of tea or coffee £2.50.
No contact information as yet. Web:  http://anarc.net/our-rally/


16 September 2018  3rd Weston-Super-Mare Rally

The Campus Community Centre, Highlands Lane, Weston sur Mer, BS24 7DX.
Behind Morrisons Supermarket. Just off M5/J21. Train-Worle Parkway.
Bus First No 14 stops outside the Campus.
Open 10:00-15:00. Admission £3/kids free. Traders. Various groups. B&B.
WSM Radio Society surplus sale. Lectures. Refreshments. Free parking.
Enquiries/Stand hire: Mike M0VLN, 01278-786684, mjones129@btinternet.com
Web: http://tinyurl.com/ybmdj3lu

28 & 29 September 2018  The National Hamfest  [Friday/Saturday]
Newark & Nottingham Showground, Lincoln Rd, Winthorpe,
Newark NG24 2NY.
Organised by the Lincoln Shortwave Club and the RSGB.
http://www.nationalhamfest.org.uk  (Not yet updated for 2018)

30 September  Pencoed ARC Tabletop Sale
Pencoed Rugby Club, The Verlands, Felindre Road, Pencoed, CF35 5PB.
Open 08:00-sellers, 09:30-buyers. Admission £2. Tables £10 each.
Bar. Hot & cold drinks. Hot food available first thing and at lunchtime.
Details: Madeline Roberts, 07738-375775.



October 2018


7 October 2018  45th Welsh Radio Rally
Rougemont School, Llantarnam Hall, Malpas Road, Newport, Gwent, NP20 6QB.
Open 10:00. Admittance £2.50. B&B. Lectures. RSGB books. Trade. SIGS. Raffle.
Contact: Michael Rackham, GW4JKV, 01495-226149, rackhamone@aol.com

7 October 2018  Hack Green Bunker Rally.
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, French Lane, Hack Green,
Nr Nantwich, Baddington, Cheshire, CW5 8AL.
Open 10:00. Sale of electronic equipment, amateur gear, components,
military radio items and vehicle spares. Refreshments available.
See also 18 March.
Contact: 01270-623353, coldwar@hackgreen.co.uk  http://www.hackgreen.co.uk

11-14 October 2018  Microwave Update 2018 [Thursday-Sunday]
Holiday Inn Dayton/Fairborn, Ohio 45324, USA (On Interstate 675).
An international conference dedicated to microwave equipment design,
construction, and operation. Hosted by The Midwest VHF/UHF Society.
Details: http://www.microwaveupdate.org/

12 to 14 October 2018  The RSGB Convention 
[Friday to Sunday]
Kents Hill Park Training & Conference Centre, Timbold Drive, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BZ.
http://rsgb.org/main/about-us/rsgb-convention

14 October 2018  Holsworthy Radio Rally 2018
Holsworthy Community College, Victoria Hill Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6JD.
Open 10:00. Traders. B&B. Catering. Disabled access.
Traders & General Enquiries: Howard, M0MYB, holsworthyarc@gmail.com
Website: http://www.qsl.net/m0omc/holsrally.html


14 October 2018  Hornsea Amateur Radio Rally

The Floral Hall, Hornsea, Lincs. HU18 1NQ .
Doors open 10:00. Admission £2/under 14s free. Trade stands.
Radio equipment, computers etc. B&B – run by the Hornsea ARC.
RSGB books. Disabled facilities. Hot and cold food available
in the café. Tombola stand.
Details: Les, 2E0LBJ, 01377-252393, lbjpinkney@hotmail.co.uk
http://www.hornseaarc.co.uk

21 October 2018  Galashiels Radio Rally
The Volunteer Hall, St John Street, Galashiels, Borders, TD1 3JX.
Club website: http://galaradioclub.co.uk/?p=552



November 2018

4 November 2018  West London Radio & Electronics Show
**** CANCELLED ****
Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, TW16 5AQ.
Details: Paul, M0CJX, 0845-165-0351, info@radiofairs.co.uk 14 October 2018  Holsworthy Radio Rally 2018
Holsworthy Community College, Victoria Hill Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6JD.
Open 10:00. Traders. B&B. Catering. Disabled access.
Traders & General Enquiries: Howard, M0MYB, holsworthyarc@gmail.com
Website: http://www.qsl.net/m0omc/holsrally.html

http://www.radiofairs.co.uk

17 November 2018  Rochdale & District RADARS Traditional Radio Rally
[Saturday]
St Vincent de Paul's, Caldershaw Road, off Edenfield Road (A680), Norden, Rochdale,
Lancs. OL12 7QR.
Open 10:30/disabled access 10:15. Admission £2.50/under 12s free.
£5 per pitch for traders with own tables, £10 for a pitch with table provided.
B&B. Trade and amateur radio sellers. Refreshments available including bacon
and sausage butties. See 26 May for RADARS Flea market indoor sale.
Details: Robert, M0NVQ, 07778-113333, rally@radars.me.uk  m0nvq@outlook.com

18 November 2018  41st Coulsdon ATS - CATS Bazaar
The Oasis Academy, Homefield Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 1ES.
Open 10:00 to 13:00. Admission £1.50 including free cup of tea or coffee.
Secondhand & new equipment. Flea market. Trade stalls. B&B. Refreshments.
Disabled access/toilet. Free parking. Please Email for available tables at14 October 2018  Holsworthy Radio Rally 2018
Holsworthy Community College, Victoria Hill Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6JD.
Open 10:00. Traders. B&B. Catering. Disabled access.
Traders & General Enquiries: Howard, M0MYB, holsworthyarc@gmail.com
Details: bazaar@catsradio.org  Web: http://catsradio.org/


18 November 2018  Plymouth Radio Rally
Harewood House, Church Rd, Plympton, Plymouth, PL7 1NH.
Open 10:30am. Admission £2.
Details: David Beck, d.beck123@outlook.com
http://www.plymouthamateurradioclub.btck.co.uk

25 November 2018  Bishop Auckland RAC Rally

No further information.
Club website: https://www.barac.org.uk/



1 December 2018  South Lancashire ARC Winter Rally  [Saturday]
Bickershaw Village Community Club, Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw, Wigan, WN2 5TE.
Open 09:00. Admission £2.50. Trade. B&B. SIGs. Parking. Disabled facilities.
Catering with bar. Open to traders (limited number of pitches) from 07:30.
Details: Jason, G0IZR, 01942-735828.

29-30 December 2018  Hamfest India  [Saturday & Sunday]
In association with REVA University, Bangalore. The largest gathering
and festival of amateur radio operators in India.
http://www.hamfestindia2018.com  &  http://tinyurl.com/yafg3zmv



Rally organisers seeking publicity in RadCom should write to RSGB HQ direct giving detailed
information including contact callsign and telephone numbers. Submissions should be marked
"Rally News"  Details may be sent by EMail to: radcom@rsgb.org

For publicity in PW, Email don.field@gmail.com

For publicity in Radio User, Email Georg Wiessala, wiessala@hotmail.com

 
   
Rally organisers are also asked to send their rally information to me: mail at g4rga dot org dot uk
in order to have the rally publicised here and on the Southgate and some other sites.


  It would also help rallygoers using navigation  equipment  if the postcode or grid reference of the
venue could be included in the published information.