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 making sure it is marked: for the Rallies
and Events section.
 
   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.


February

23 February - Red Rose Winter Rally
St Joseph’s Hall, Chapel Street, Leigh, Lancs. WN7 2PQ.
Doors open 11:00. Trade. Individual & club stands. B&B.
Details: http://www.wmrc.co.uk

23 February - BRATS Rainham Radio Rally 2020
Main Hall, The Victory Academy, Magpie Hall Rd, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JB.
Open 10:00 to 15:00. Entrance £3/Kids free. Principal traders. RSGB.
Raynet. Talkin 145.550 MHz by GB4RRR. Interactive zone for kids.
BRATS kitchen's snacks & drinks available all day.
Details: Rally Coordinator, 07825-838877, rally-coordinator@brats-qth.org
http://www.brats-qth.org


March

1 March -  Exeter Radio & Electronics Rally
America Hall, De la Rue Way, Pinhoe, Exeter, Devon, EX4 8PW.
Open 10:30/10:15. Admission £2/kids free. B&B (book in from 10:15). Catering.
Details: Pete, G3ZVI, 07714-198374, g3zvi@yahoo.co.uk

7 March - Lagan Valley ARS Rally   [Saturday]
Hillsborough Village Centre, 7 Ballynahinch Rd, Hillsborough, Co Down, BT26 6AR.
Open 11:00. Entry £4.
No contact details or further information found.

8 March - Pencoed ARC Tabletop Sale
Pencoed Rugby Club, The Verlands, Felindre Road, Pencoed, CF35 5PB.
Entry £2. Open 09:30/stall holders from 08:00. Refreshments on site
including hot food in the morning and at lunch.
Details: Madeline Roberts, 07738-375775

15 March - 35th Wythall Radio Club Hamfest
Club HQ, Wythall House, Silver Street, Wythall, Worcs. B47 6LZ.
Doors open 09:45/09:30. Admission £4.00. Free on-site parking.
Traders in four Halls. B&B. Club Stand - located in the Archers Hall.
Refreshments available all day and bar facilities from midday.
Details: Ian Reeve, M0IDR, 01386-839655, wrc4hallsradio@outlook.com
http://www.wythallradioclub.co.uk

22 March - CW Boot Camp
Stirling & DARS, Unit 68, Bandeath Industrial Estate, Throsk, Stirling, FK7 7NP.
GMDX with Stirling & DARS. To improve CW skills. Registration open to all.
Further information: https://www.gmdx.org.uk/cwbootcamp

29 March - Callington Radio Rally
Town Hall, Callington, Cornwall, PL17 7BD.
Doors open 10:00 to 13:00. Entry is £2. B&B (10% commission). Trade. On-site catering
Ample free parking in adjacent car park. Organised jointly by the Devon & Cornwall
Repeater Group and Callington ARS.
Info & bookings: Roger, 2E0RPH, 07854-088882, 2e0rph@gmail.com

29 March - Dover ARC Hamzilla Radio Fair

Discovery Science Park, Gateway House, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9FF.
Open 09:30-early admissions-£5; 10:00-general/disabled access-£3; kids & carers
of disabled free. Trade. Exams available on the day. Hot & cold refreshments.
http://www.hamzilla.uk


April

4 April - 23rd GMDX Connvention 
[Saturday]
King Robert Hotel, Whins of Milton, Stirling, FK7 0LJ.
AGM, lectures and card checking.
Details: http://www.gmdx.org.uk


4 April - Moray Firth ARS Surplus Sale & Radio Meet
[Saturday]
Linkwood View, 3 Thornhill Drive, New Elgin, Moray, IV30 6GQ.
Open 10:00. Sale from 12 noon. Refreshments. Large meet up area.
Free parking. Tables £10.
More Info:  mfars.secretary@gmail.com   http://www.mfars.club


5 April - Hack Green Bunker Rally
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, French Lane, Hack Green,  Nantwich,
Baddington, Cheshire, CW5 8AL.
Open 10:00. Sale of electronic equipment, amateur gear, components,
military radios & vehicle spares.
Contact: 01270-623353, coldwar@hackgreen.co.uk  http://www.hackgreen.co.uk

5 April - Yeovil QRP Convention
Digby Hall, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AA.
Open 09:30 to 14:00. Admission £3. (Regret no dogs other than guide dogs).
RSGB. RAFARS. BYLARA. Club stands. New & 2nd-hand stalls. Talks on antennas.
Refreshments on site.
Details: Bob Harris, G8UED, wjh069@gmail.com or secretary@yeovil-arc.com
http:// Yeovil-arc.com


19 April -  Kempton Rally/West London Radio & Electronics Show

Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury-on-Thames, Middx. TW16 5AQ.
Open 10:00/09:45. Free parking. Talkin. Trade. Lectures. B&B. SIGs.
On-site catering.
Details: Paul, M0CJX, 08451-650351, info@radiofairs.co.uk   http://www.radiofairs.co.uk

26 April - NARSA Exhibition (Blackpool Rally)
Norbreck Castle Exhibition Centre, Blackpool, FY2 9AA.
Open 10:30/10:15. Talkin. Plenty parking. Trade. SIGs. RSGB books. On-site catering.
Details: Dave, M0OBW, 01270-761608, dwilson@btinternet.com  Web: http://www.narsa.org.uk

26 April - Cambridge Repeater Group Rally
Foxton Village Hall, Hardman Road, Foxton, Cambs. CB22 6RN.
Open 09:30/07:30 Traders. Entry £3. Free parking. TalkIn. B&B. Traders.
RSGB books. Car boot sale area. Catering & burgers available on site.
Contact Lawrence, M0LCM, 07941-972724, rally2019@cambridgerepeaters.net
http://www.cambridgerepeaters.net

26 April - Andover Radio Club Spring Boot Sale

Village Hall at Wildhern, SP11 0JE. (just north of Andover)
.
Open Sellers 09:00 Buyers 10:00.  £8 per Boot & £2 Buyers.
Tables in the Hall £10. Organised by The Andover Radio Amateur Club
Details:  arac@arac.org.uk  Web:  http://www.arac.org.uk


May

2 May - CDXC Convention, AGM & Dinner
[Saturday]
The Link Hotel, Ashby Road (A512), Loughborough, Leics. LE11 4EX.
Four DX & technical talks. Partners' programme. Non-members welcome.
Costs vary.
Details: Chris Duckling, G3SVL, Chris@G3SVL.com  http://www.cdxc.org.uk

3 May - Thorpe Camp Hamfest
Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, Tattershall Thorpe, Lincs. LN4 4PL.
Open 09:00/06:30-traders. Entry £4/kids free. Hot & cold refreshments.
On-site parking.
Information & bookings: Sylvia or Anthony on 07956-654481.

8 May - Dartmoor Radio Club Rally 
[Bank Holiday Friday]
The Butchers Hall, Pannier Market, Tavistock, West Devon, PL19 0AL.
Doors open 10:00. Admission £2.50. B&B. Trade. Refreshments.
Contact: Roger, 2E0RPH 07854-088882, 2e0rph@gmail.com

15-17 May - Dayton Hamvention  [Friday-Sunday]
Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Centre, Dayton, Ohio, USA 45401.
Details: PO Box 964, Dayton, OH, 45401-0964, Tel 001-937-276-6930,
info@hamvention.org   https://hamvention.org

31 May - Durham & District ARS Radio Rally
Bowburn Community Association, Durham Road, Bowburn, Co Durham, DH6 5AT.
Open 10:10 to 14:30 (10:00 disabled visitors). Admittance £2. Traders. B&B. RSGB books.
SIGs. On-site catering with bar.
Contact Michael Wright, G7TWX, 07826-9241192,  dadars@gmx.com


June

6 June - Rochdale & DARS Summer Rally [Saturday]
St Vincent de Paul’s, Caldershaw Road, off Edenfield Road, Norden,
Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL12 7QR.
Open 10:15/10:00. Admission is £2.50/kids free. Pitches £5 with own table
or £10 provided. Refreshments. incl bacon & sausage butties.
Details: Robert, M0NVQ, 0777-8113333, m0nvq@outlook.com

7 June - Spalding DARS Annual Rally
Holbeach Community Sports Academy, Pennyhill Lane, Holbeach, Lincs. PE12 7PR.
Open 09:30. Entry £3. Easy access from the A17. Large boot traders area. Modern indoor hall.
Car boot sale. RSGB Books. SIGs. Trade stands. On-site catering. Prize draw.
Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, 07754-619701, rallysecretary@sdars.org.uk

14 June - ASRA Scottish Radio & Electronics Convention
GTG Training Academy, 1330 South Street, Glasgow, G14 0BJ.
Open 10:00 to 16:00. Traders. RSGB books. Talks. On-site catering.
Book via the website: http://www.asrarally.com

14 June - Junction 28 Radio Rally 2020
Alfreton Leisure Centre, Bowls Hall, Church St. Alfreton, Derbys. DE55 7BD.
Promoted by South Normanton Alfreton and DARC.
Doors open 10:15/Traders 08:00. Admission £3. Tables £12.00 (100 tables all indoors).
Bar/refreshments in hall. Full café in main sports centre. Dealers & Private Traders.
RSGB. Local and national clubs. New and used: rigs, vintage, antennas, components,
spares, books and magazines. Full disabled access. Free parking. Meeting area.
More information and booking form http://www.snadarc.com
Alan M0OLT, snadarcsec@gmail.com

14 June - East Suffolk Wireless Revival (Ipswich Rally)
Kirton Recreation Ground, Back Road, Kirton, Suffolk, IP10 0PW.
Just off the A14.
Doors open 09:30. Entry £2. Free car parking. Trade tables from £10.
Trade stands. Car boot sale. B&B. SIGs. GB4SWR HF station and RSGB books.
Catering is available on site.
Contact Kevin, G8MXV, 07710-046846, Website: http://www.eswr.org.uk

21 June -17th West of England Radio Rally
The Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1BE.
Open from 10:00 to 14:00. Admission £3/kids under 14 free. Trade. Inside and
outside stalls. RSGB books. Café with hot & cold food. Booking forms and
layout plan on the rally website.
Details: Shaun, G8VPG, 01225-873098, rallymanager@westrally.org.uk
Web: http:\\www.westrally.org.uk

26 to 28 June - Hamradio, Friedrichshafen  [Friday to Sunday]
Neue Messe 1, 88046 Friedrichshafen, Germany.
Open Fri/Sat 09:00 to 18:00; Sun 09:00 to 15:00. Day ticket €14.00,
3-day ticket €30.00/Kids free. Youth camp. Mobile home parking. Tent rental.
Accomodation info. Flea market.
Details: 0049 7541 708-405, Fax 0049 7541 708-110. besucher@messe-fn.de
https://www.hamradio-friedrichshafen.com

28 June - 33rd Newbury Radio Rally

Newbury Showground, Priors Court Road, Hermitage, Thatcham, Berks. RG18 9QZ.
next to M4 J13, RG18 9QZ. Do not use satnav - follow AA signs !
Open 09:00/08:00 traders. Admission £2.50. Free parking.
Car boot sale. Amateur radio station. Exhibits. Clubs & societies SIGs.
NADARS training instruction will be available to discuss courses for
Foundation and Intermediate exams. Catering on site.
Advance bookings (with discount) at http://www.nadars.org.uk/rally.asp
Contact:NewburyRally@nadars.org.uk   http://www.nadars.org.uk


July

4 July - Stockport RS Rally  [Saturday]
New Venue: Bridgehall Community Centre, Siddington Avenue, Stockport, Ches. SK3 8LX.
Open 09:30 (traders from 07:00). Admittance £2.50/kids free. Trade stands (tables
at £10 each), SIGs. RSGB Books. Catering on-site & locally. Accessible by bus from
Stockport town centre & station.
Details:  07506-904422, info@g8srs.co.uk   http://www.g8rs.co.uk


5 July - Cornish Radio Amateur Club Rally
Penair School, St Clements, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 1TN.
Open 10:30. Clubs. SIGs. B&B. On-site catering.
Contact: Ken, G0FIC, 01209-821073.


12 July - McMichael Radio Rally & Boot Sale
Reading Rugby Club, Sonning Lane, Sonning-on-Thames, Reading, Berks. RG4 6ST.
Open 09:30/07:30-traders. Admission £3/kids free. Talkin 145.550 MHz. Car boot sale
pitches £10 (with two passes). Trade stands/ Exhibition displays. On-site catering with bar.
Details:  https://mcmichaelrally.radarc.org


19 July - Finningley ARS Rally
The Hurst Communications Centre, Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster,  DN8 5SX.
Open 10:00. Admission £3. Massive indoor & outdoor traders. Free parking. Major traders.
Club stalls from microwave to QRP. Hot food and drinks all day.
Contact: Kevin, G3AAF, 07831-614640, Kevin.Avery@tunstall.com or Martin, M0HOM,
07966-479195, martin.m0hom@gmail.com

26 July - Wiltshire Radio Rally and Car Boot Sale

(formerley Chippenham & District Amateur Radio Club Rally)
Kington Langley Village Hall & Fields, Church Road, Kington Langley,
Chippenham, Wilts. SN15 5NJ.
Details to follow.
Further information: http://G3VRE.org.uk


August

2 August - 31st King's Lynn ARC's Great Eastern Radio Rally
Gaywood Community Centre, Gayton Road, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4EL.
NGR is TF638203
Open 09:00/Traders from 07:00. Admission £2.50. Free car parking.
Trade stands. Bring & Buy. Amateur radio pitches outside and tables in the hall.
Onsite Catering.
Details: Ted, G4OZG, 01553-768701, Mobile 07946-838656, rally.klarc@gmail.com
rally@klarc.org.uk  Website: http://www.klarc.org.uk

2 August - Red Rose Summer Rally
St Joseph’s Hall, Mather Lane, Leigh, Lancs. WN7 2PR.
Open 10:30/Traders 08:00. Free parking. Halls all on one level. B&B. Refreshments. Bar.
Details: http://www.wmrc.co.uk

9 August -York Radio Club's York Radio Rally
Riley Smith Hall, 28 Westgate, Tadcaster, N. Yorks. LS24 9AB.
Open 10:15 Nearby free public parking.
Details: Ian, G4CTZ, 07803-936031 or Alan, G1VIZ 07513-752919

9 August - Flight Refuelling ARS Hamfest
Cobham Sports & Social Club, Merley, nr Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3DA.
Open 10:00 to 16:30. Admission £4 which includes on-site parking. Talkin S22.
Trade stands with indoor and field pitches. Car boot area. Lectures.
No dogs allowed, apart from guide dogs (landowner's condition).
Details: Tony Baker, G3PFM, 07743-475018, tbaker@tiscali.co.uk
http://www.frars.co.uk

14 August - 27th Cockenzie & Port Seton Mini-Rally [Friday]
Community Centre, Main Hall, Port Seton, E.Lothian, EH32 0BQ.
Open 18:00 to 21:00. Entry £2. Bring your junk and sell it yourself.
Tables on first come first served basis.
http://www.cpsarc.com

23 August - Rugby Amateur Radio Society (RATS) Rally 2020
Princethorpe College, Princethorpe, Rugby, Warcs. CV23 9PY.
NGR: SP395710. Lat/Long: 52.336N  01.421W
Open 10:00 to 16:00/08:30 for sellers. 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

30 August - Torbay Annual Communications Fair
The Racecourse, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 3AF.
Open 10:00/09:30. On-site free parking. Indoor event. B&B. RSGB books. On-site catering.
Table bookings: Pete, G4VTO, 01803 864528 or Mike, G1TUU, 01803 557941, rally@tars.org.uk


September

5 September - Caister Lifeboat Rally 2020  [Saturday]
Caister Lifeboat Station, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, NR30 5DJ.
Access through the car park in Beach Rd.
Open 09:30/08:30-sellers until 14:00. Free entry. Raffle. Café onsite
Easy Disabled access. Talk in on S22.
To book, call Zane, M1BFI, 07711-214790.


5 September - G-QRP Club/Telford & DARS Joint Convention & Buildathon  [Saturday]
Harper Adams University Campus Nr Telford, Salop. TF10 8NB.
Further details to follow.
Contact: Martyn, G3UKV, 01952-255416  http://www.telfordhamfest.org.uk

6 September - Telford HamFest
Harper Adams University, Nr Telford, Salop. TF10 8NB.
combined with the G-QRP Convention and Buildathon the previous day.
More information: Martyn, G3UKV, 01952-255416
http://www.telfordhamfest.org.uk

20 September - Weston-Super-Mare Radio Rally
As yet no further details.

25-26 September - National Hamfest
 [Friday/Saturday]
Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe,
Newark, Notts. NG24 2NY.
More details later/


October

4 October - 47th Welsh Radio Rally
Rougemont School, Llantarnam Hall, Malpas Road, Newport, South Wales, NP20 6QB.
Open 10:00. Admission £3. Free car park. Hot Food. Traders. Bring & Buy.
Raffle. RSGB. Lectures.
Contact: MW0CVT, 01495-220455, mw0cvt@sky.com  Web: http://gw6gw.co.uk

9-11 October - RSGB Convention  [Friday-Sunday]
Kent’s Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, Swallow House,
Timbold Drive, Kent’s Hill Park, Milton Keynes, Bucks. MK7 6BZ.
More details later.

18 October - Hornsea Amateur Radio Rally
Driffield Show Ground, Driffield, E.Yorks. YO25 3AE.
Latest information on  http://www.hornseaarc.co.uk

24-25 October - BATC Convention for Amateur TV (CAT 20) [Saturday/Sunday]
Midland Air Museum, Coventry Airport, Rowley Rd, Baginton, Coventry, Warks. CV3 4FR.
Format similar to CAT 18 with lectures and  discussion/fix-it time on Saturday
afternoon and Sunday morning. The BATC General meeting on Sunday afternoon. The
event will cater for a wide variety of interests, including 5.6GHz FM ATV and
digital ATV. Full test facilities available (5.6 GHz/Portsdown/MiniTiouner/Power
Amps/Preamps) during the event.
Details: http://tinyurl.com/v8d7qdk


November

1 November - Holsworthy Radio Rally
Holsworthy Leisure Centre, Well Park, Western Rd, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6DH.
Open 10:00. Disabled access. Traders. B&B. Catering.
Traders & General Enquiries: Howard, M0MYB, holsworthyarc@gmail.com
website http://www.m0omc.co.uk


22 November Bishop Auckland Radio Amateurs' Club Rally 2020
Spennymoor Leisure Centre, 32 High Street, Spennymoor, Co Durham, DL16 6DB.
Open 10:30/10:15. Admission £2/Accompanied kids free. Radio, computer & electronics trade.
B&B. Good parking. Access large ground floor hall.
More details: John, G4LRG, 07775-696568 or Brian, G7OCK 01388-762678.


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 marked
for the Rallies and Events section.

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.