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.


March 2019

16 March 2019  Laugharne Rally  [Saturday]
Laugharne Millennium Memorial Hall, Clifton Street, Laugharne,
Carms. SA33 4QG
Open 10:00 to 13:00. No further details/
Contact: Matthew, 07398-825024

17 March 2019  34th Wythall Radio Club Hamfest
Wythall House, Silver Street, Wythall, N. Worcs. B47 6LZ.
Open 09.45/0930. Admission £4. Free on-site parking. Four halls: Traders. B&B.
Club stand. Refreshments - bar from midday.
Details: Ian Reeve, M0IDR, 01386-839655, wrc4hallsradio@outlook.com
http://www.wythallradioclub.co.uk


24 March 2019  Callington Radio Rally  [Update]
Callington Town Hall, New Road, Callington, Cornwall, PL17 7BD.
Open 10:00 to 13:00. Admittance £2. Trade. B&B (10% commission). Catering.
Ample free parking-adjacent car park.
Information & bookings: Roger, 2E0YPH, 07854-088882, 2e0rph@gmail.com

24 March 2019  Causeway Coast Glens ARC Radio Rally
Bushmills Community Centre, 14 Dunluce Rd, Bushmills, Co Antrim, BT57 8QG.
Open 11:00. Admission £3.
More details: stephen769@talktalk.net

24 March 2019  Hamzilla Radio Fest hosted by Dover Amateur Radio Club  [Update]
Discovery Science Park, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9FF.
Open 10:00 to 16:00. Tickets and tables available now at £10.00.
Entrance £3.00; Limited early bird tickets £5.00. Guest speakers.
Digital village. Demos. Disabled Facilities. Licence exams. 1000s free parking.
Details mi0ierdx@gmail.com   http://www.hamzilla.uk

31 March 2019  BATC Regional Convention
North Bristol ARC, SHE7 building, Braemar Crescent, Filton, Bristol, BS7 0TD.
Open 10:00 to 16:00. Talks & demos. Test bench available for visitors projects.
Details of the programme will be published on the BATC Forum before the event
at https://forum.batc.org.uk
Further information from Shaun, G8VPG, 01225-873098, g8vpg@aol.com

31 March 2019  
Pencoed RC Table Top Sale
Pencoed Rugby Club, The Verlands, Felindre Road, Pencoed, CF35 5PB.
Open 09:30/08:00-stal holders. Refreshments on site.
Details: Madeline Roberts, 07738-375775


April 2019

6 April 2019  GMDX Convention
[Saturday]
King Robert Hotel, Glasgow Road, Bannockburn, Stirling, FK7 OLJ.
Lectures on technical & DX. AGM. DX Dinner. Card checking.
Details: http://www.gmdx.org.uk


7 April 2019  Yeovil ARC 35th QRP Convention
Digby Hall, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AA.
Open 09:30 to 15:00. Admission £3. Clubs. New and 2nd-hand stalls.
Talks. Regrettably only guide dogs can be admitted (and radio amateurs ?).
On-site refreshments.
Details: Bob Harris, G8UED,  wjh069@gmail.com or secretary@yeovil-arc.com
http://yeovil-arc.com


7 April 2019  Cambridge Repeater Group Rally

Foxton Village Hall, Hardman Road, Foxton, Cambs. CB22 6RN.
Open 09:30/07:30 traders. Entry £2. Free parking. TalkIn. Traders.
B&B. RSGB books. On-site catering - burger van booked.
Contact: Lawrence, M0LCM, 07941-972724, rally2019@cambridgerepeaters.net
http://www.cambridgerepeaters.net

14 April 2019  Hack Green Bunker Rally
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, French Lane, Hack Green, nr Nantwich,
Baddington, Cheshire, CW5 8AL.
Open 10:00. Electronic equipment, amateur gear, components, military
radio items and vehicle spares. Refreshments available onsite.
Due to other clashing events, there will be only one hangar sale at Hack
Green this year.
Contact: 01270-623353, coldwar@hackgreen.co.uk   http://www.hackgreen.co.uk

14 April 2019 Ripon Radio Rally
Hugh Ripley Hall, Ripon, N.Yorks. HG4 2PT.
Open 10:00. Refreshments. Table booking form on the website.
Contact: rally@ripon.org.uk for further information.
http://www.ripon.org.uk

14 April 2019  West London Radio & Electronics Show
Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road, Sunbury-on-Thames, Middx. TW16 5AQ.
Open 10:00/09:50. Free parking. Trade. B&B. Catering. SIGs. RSGB books.
Details: Paul, M0CJX, 08451-650351. info@radiofairs.co.uk
Web: http://www.radiofairs.co.uk


28 April 2019  NARSA's Blackpool Rally

Norbreck Castle Exhibition Centre, Blackpool, FY2 9AA.
Open 10:30/10:15. Parking. Trade. B&B. SIGs. TalkIn. RSGB books. Catering.
Details: Dave, M0OBW, 01270-761608 dwilson@btinternet.com
Web:  http://www.narsa.org.uk

28 April 2019  Andover Radio Amateurs Club (ARAC) Spring Car Boot Sale
Village Hall. Wildhern, Nr Andover, Hants. SP11 0JE.
Open Sellers 0900, buyers 1000 - Admission £2. Indoor tables £10, outdoor £8.
No talk-in, but our classic bacon rolls, cakes, sandwiches and hot and cold
drinks are available all day. Ample on site parking and indoor shelter should
it rain.
Club Website: http://www.arac.org.uk


May 2019

5 May 2019  Thorpe Camp Hamfest
Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, Tattershall Thorpe, Lincs. LN4 4PL.
Traders may camp out and set up from 29th April.
More information: Sylvia or Ant on 07956-654481.
http://thorpecamp.org

6 May 2019  35th Dartmoor Radio Club Rally 
[Monday]
** New Venue ** The Butchers Hall, Pannier Market, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0AL.
Open 10:00. Entrance from the square. Admission is £2. Traders. B&B. RSGB books.
Refreshments available.
Contact: Roger, 2E0RPH, 07854-088882, 2e0rph@gmail.com


17-19 May 2019  Dayton Hamvention 
[Friday-Sunday]
Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Centre, Dayton, Ohio, 45385.
Friday & Saturday 09:00-17:00; Sunday 09:00-13:00. Weather, Parking,
maps, ticket purchase and full details on the website.
https://hamvention.org

19 May 2019  Dunstable Downs Amateur Radio Car Boot Sale
Stockwood Park, Luton, Beds. LU1 4BQ.
Open 09:00/Traders 07:30. Plots £7.50 booked/£10 on the day.
Parking £3. All the usual facilities. Full information on the website.
http://www.ddrcbootsale.org

26 May 2019  Durham District ARS Radio Rally
Bowburn Community Association, Durham Road, Bowburn, Co Durham, DH6 5AT.
Open 10:10/10:00 to 14:30. Admittance £2. Traders. B&B. RSGB books. SIGs.
On-site atering with bar.
Contact: Michael Wright, G7TWX, 07826-9241192, g7twx@mickwright.f9.co.uk


June 2019

2 June 2019  SDARS Annual Spalding Rally
Holbeach Community Sports Academy, Pennyhill Lane, Holbeach, Lincs. PE12 7PR.
Open 09:30. Entry £3. Venue has easy access from the A17. Large area for car boot
traders and a  modern hall for indoor traders. Trade. RSGB Books. SIGs. On-site
catering. Prize draw/raffle.
Contact: Graham Boor, G8NWC, 07754-619701, rallysecretary@sdars.org.uk

9 June 2019  SNADARC's Junction 28 Radio Rally
Alfreton Leisure Centre, Church St, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7BD.
Open 10:15/traders from 07:30. Disabled facilities. Bar. On-site café. Free parking.
Details: Rally Secretary, Anya Lawrence, 2E0BQS, 01773-535117, adylawri@btinternet.com

9 June 2019  East Suffolk Wireless Revival - Ipswich Radio Rally
Kirton Recreation Ground, Back Road, Kirton, Suffolk, IP10 0PW.
Just off the A14.
Doors open 09:30. Entry: Visitors £2/traders from £10. Free parking.  Trade stands.
Car boot sale. B&B. SIGs. GB4SWR HF station. RSGB books. On-site catering.
Contact: Kevin, G8MXV, 07710-046846  Web http://www.eswr.org.uk

15 June 2019  Rochdale & DARS Summer Rally 
[Saturday]  [Update]
St Vincent de Paul’s, Caldershaw Road, off Edenfield Road (A680),
Norden, Rochdale OL12 7QR.
Open 10.15/10:00. Admission is £2.50/kids free. £5 per pitch-own table or £10
with table provided. Refreshments-bacon and sausage butties.
Details: Robert, M0NVQ, 07778-113333, m0nvq@outlook.com

16 June 2019  West of England Radio Rally  
[Update]
Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Bridge St, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1BE.
Open 10:00–14:00. Inside & outside trade stands. RSGB books. Café, Disabled
facilities. Parking.
Further information: Shaun, G8VPG, 01225- 873098, rallymanager@westrally.org.uk
Web: http://www.westrally.org.uk

21-23 June 2019  HamRadio Friedrichshafen [Friday-Sunday]
Neue Messe 1, 88046 Friedrichshafen, Germany.
More Info: 0049-7541-708-405. Fax 0049-7541-708-110. http://tinyurl.com/y7tn5htd

22 June 2019  Bangor & DARS Rally [Saturday]
The Hub, Hamilton Road, Bangor, Co Down, Ulster, BT20 4LF.
Open 10:00.
Further details:  02890-422762, samanumi11@gmail.com

23 June 2019  Newbury Radio Rally * NEW DATE *  [Update]
Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, RG18 9NU.
Next to M4/J13
Open 09:00 (traders 08:00) to 15:30 BST. Admission £2.50. Talkin S22/V44.
Free parking. Car boot sale-pitches £12.50. Displays. Clubs & national
society stands. On-site catering.
Contact: Phil, G6EES, 07771-504738, newburyrally@nadars.org.uk
Web: newburyrally@nadars.org.uk  http://www.nadars.org.uk


July 2019

14 July 2019  Cornish RAC Rally
Penair School, St Clements, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 1TN.
Open 10:30 to 16:00. Trade. B&B. Catering on site.
Contact: Mike Halloway, 01209-211069, mike.g1nrf@hotmail.com

14 July 2019  McMichael Radio Rally & Boot Sale
Reading Rugby Club, Sonning Lane, Sonning-on-Thames, W.Berks. RG4 6ST.
Open 09:30am to 15:30/Car boot setup 07:30. Admission £3/pitches £10.
Trade. Exhibition displays. On-site catering & bar.
Details: Min, G0JMS, 07917-830410, g0jms@radarc.org
http://www.mcmichaelrally.org.uk

21 July 2019  Finningley Amateur Radio Society Rally
The Hurst Communications Centre, Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster, DN8 5SX.
Doors open 10:00. Admission £3. Free parking. Massive indoor & outdoor
traders' areas. Hot food and drinks all day.  Major traders & club stalls.
Microwave comps to QRP kits. All on one level.
Contact: Kevin, G3AAF, Mob 07831-614640,  Kevin.Avery@tunstall.com

28 July 2019  CDARC's Wiltshire Radio Rally & Electronics Fair

Kington Langley Village Hall, Church Road, Kington Langley, Chippenham, Wilts. SN15 5NJ.
Open 08:30/09:00-13:00. Admission £2. Car boot sale. Catering. Flea market. Talk-in. Trade.
More information/bookings: Brian Tanner, G6HUI, 07722-242741,  rally@g3vre.org.uk


August 2019

4 August 2019  30th King's Lynn ARC 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. B&B. Amateur Radio pitches outside and tables in the hall.
Onsite catering.
Details: Ted, G4OZG, 01553-768701, Mobile 07946-838656
or Jeff, G6YPJ, 01366-727997, Mobile 07999-426025,  rally@klarc.org.uk
Website: http://www.klarc.org.uk

9 August 2019  26th Cockenzie & Port Seton Mini Rally  [Friday]
Community Centre, South Seton Park, Port Seton, Prestonpans,
E.Lothian, EH32 0BQ.
Entry £2. Open 18:00 to 21:00. Tables on a first come first served basis.
Bring your own junk and sell it yourself.
No further details


11 August 2019  Flight Refuelling ARS Hamfest

Cobham Sports & Social Club Ground, Merley, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3DA.
Open 10:00-16:00. Admission £4-includes on-site parking. Talkin S22.
Car boot sale. Trade. Lectures. No dogs allowed, except guide-dogs.
Details: Tony Baker, G3PFM, 07743-475018, tbaker@tiscali.co.uk
Web: http://www.frars.co.uk

18 August 2019  The Rugby ARS (RATS) Annual Radio Rally
Princethorpe College, Princethorpe, Rugby, Warks. CV23 9PY.
NGR: SP395710. Lat/Long: 52.336N  01.421W
Open 10:00-16:00. Open 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

25 August 2019  Torbay Annual Communications Fair
Newton Abbot Racecourse, Newton Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 3AF.
Open 10:00/09:30. Indoor event with plenty of free parking on site.
RSGB bookstall. B&B. Catering.
Details & Table bookings: Pete, G4VTO on 01803-864528
or Mike, G1TUU on 01803-557941, rally@tars.org.uk

25 August 2019  Milton Keynes ARS Rally
MKARS, Irish Centre, Manor Fields, Watling Street, Bletchley, Bucks. MK2 2HX.
Open to public 09:00, traders 07:00. Entry £3 per person - Various trader
options available. Free parking. On-site catering. Extra indoor pitches.
Additional information at   http://www.mkars.org.uk/rally
Contact: Francis Hennigan, M0UKF, 07563-498156,  rally@mkars.org.uk

31 August 2019  G-QRP Club and Telford & DARS Convention & Buildathon [Saturday] 
Evening 31st August in Telford, Shropshire.  Details to follow.
Contact: Martyn, G3UKV, 01952-255416  http://www.telfordhamfest.org.uk


September 2019

1 September 2019  Telford HamFest
*NEW VENUE* Harper Adams University, Nr. Telford, TF10 8NB.
Combined with the G-QRP Convention and Buildathon the previous evening.
More information & e-mail details:   http://www.telfordhamfest.org.uk
or contact Martyn, G3UKV, 01952-255416.


7 September 2019  Caister Lifeboat Rally
[Saturday]
Caister Lifeboat Station, Tan Lane, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, NR30 5DJ.
Access via car park in Beach Rd.
Open 09:30 to 14:00, (08:00 for sellers). Easy parking. Disabled access.
Indoor spaces and outdoor pitches. Raffle. Onsite café. Museum open.
Special event station.
Details & Bookings: Zane, M1BFI, 07711-214790, m1bfi@outlook.com
http://www.m1bfidx.wixsite.com/cl-radio-rally

22 September 2019  Weston-sur-Mer Radio Rally
The Campus, Highlands Lane, Weston-super-Mare, BS24 7DX. (Jct 21 M5).
Open 10:00 to 15:00. Entry £3. Trade stands. B&B. Excellent catering.
Large car park.
Enquiries: Dave Dyer, 07871-034206, g4cxq@btinternet.com

27 & 28 September 2019  The National Hamfest
Newark & Notts Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, Notts. NG24 2NY.
Free parking. Car boot sale. B&B. Flea market. Trade. SIGs. RSGB books.
RSGB Services & Committee Reps. Seating. Catering.
Details: http://www.nationalhamfest.org.uk


Octber 2019

6 October 2019  46th Welsh Radio Rally.
Rougemont School, Llantarnam Hall, Malpas Road, Newport, Gwent, NP20 6QB.
Doors open 10:00. Entry £2.50. Trade stands. RSGB book stall.
Bring & Buy. Raffle.
Further information: http://GW6GW.co.uk


11 to 13 October 2019  The RSGB Convention
[Friday-Sunday]
Kent's Hill Park Centre, Timbold Drive, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BZ.
Info: http://www.rsgbevents.org

13 October 2019  Holsworthy Radio Rally 2019
*NEW VENUE* Holsworthy Leisure Centre, Well Park, Western Road, Holsworthy,
Devon, EX22 6DH.
Open 10:00/08:00 for traders. Trade. B&B. Catering. Separate disabled access via
the traders' side door entrance. A club steward will be on duty in the car park.
Traders & General Enquiries: Howard, M0MYB,  holsworthyarc@gmail.com
Website: https://www.qsl.net/m0omc/

13 October 2019  Hornsea Amateur Radio Rally
The Floral Hall, Esplanade, Hornsea, East Yorks. HU18 1NQ.
Open 10:00. Admission £2/kids free. B&B. Trade. RSGB books.
Café with hot & cold food.
Contact: Les, 2E0LBJ, 01377-252393, lbjpinkney1@hotmail.co.uk
http://www.hornseaarc.co.uk

19 October 2019  CW Convention & Boot Camp  [Saturday]
3rd Witham Scout & Guide HQ, Rear of Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End,
Witham, Essex, CM8 2HE.
Registration 08:30 for 09:00 start, finishing around 16:30. Previous events have
welcomed visitors from all over the UK. Places are limited so pre-register with:
G0IBN,
07453-426087,  g0ibn1@yahoo.com

20 October 2019  Galashiels Annual Rally

The Volunteer Hall, St Johns Street, Galashiels, Borders, TD1 3JX.
Open 11:00 for disabled access, 11:15 for everyone else.
Traders. B&B. Refreshments. Admission price TBC.
No further details.


November 2019

16 November 2019  Rochdale & DARS Winter Rally  [Saturday]
No further details as yet.
Info: Robert, M0NVQ, 07778-113333,  m0nvq@outlook.com

24 November 2019  Bishop Auckland RAC 2019 Rally
Spennymoor Leisure Centre, 32 High Street, Spennymoor, Co Durham, DL16 6DB.
Open 10:30/10:15. Admission £2/kids free. Radio, computer & electronics. B&B.
Catering with bar. Good parking with access to a large ground floor hall.
More details:  Rally organiser 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

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.