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.



January 2018

14 January 2018  Red Rose Winter Rally
The George H Carnall Leisure Centre, Kingsway Park, Manchester, M41 7FJ.
Near J9 of the M60 (opposite the Trafford Centre).
All on one level with disabled facilities. Huge free car park. Café on site.
Open 11:00. B&B. Trade. SIGs. RSGB books.
Details: John, 07870 161953  http://www.wmrc.co.uk

27 January 2018  Horncastle Radio Rally  [Saturday]
Banovallum School, Mareham Road Entrance, Horncastle, Lincs. LN9 6DA.
Admission £2. All on one level/all indoors. Usual attractions including
bacon butties. Free on-site parking.
Details: Tony, G3ZPU, 01507-527835, tony.nightingale@yahoo.co.uk



February 2018

4 February 2018  33rd Canvey Radio & Electronics Rally
The Paddocks Community Centre, Long Road, Canvey Island,
Essex SS8 0JA (Southern end of A130).
Open 10:30. Trade. Refreshments. Disabled facilities.
Free parking.
Details: Vic Rogers, G6BHE, 07957-461694, nvr1945@btinternet.com
http://www.southessex-ars.co.uk


9-11 February 2018  The 72nd Orlando HamCation 
[Friday-Sunday]
Central Florida Fairgrounds & Expo Park, 4603 West Colonial Drive,
Orlando, Florida, 32808, USA
Open 09:00 to 17:00 Friday/Saturday & 09:00 to 14:00 Sunday.
Admission $17 at the gate/$15 online or mail order-by 31 December.
Talkin. Free parking. Trade. Swap meet. Car boot sale. Forums. SIGs.
Family attractions. Draw.
http://www.hamcation.com


10 February 2018  Ballymena ARC Rally
[Saturday]
Ahoghill Community Centre, 80 Cullybackey Road, Ahoghill, Co Antrim, BT42 1LA.
Open 10:30. B&B. Trade. Refreshments. Raffle and more.
Details: Hugh, GI0JEV, 02825-871481, HKernohan@aol.com


11 February 2018  Harwell Radio & Electronics Rally
Didcot Leisure Centre, Mereland Road, Didcot, Oxon OX11 8AY.
(On A34 3 miles from Milton Interchange)
Doors open 10:00 to 15:00. Admission £3/kids free. Free parking and
disabled facilities. Traders. SIGs. RSGB books. Refreshments all day.
Talkin 145.550 MHz by G3PIA.
Details: Ann, G8NVI, ann.stevens@btinternet.com
http://www.g3pia.net/radio-electronics-rally


18 February 2018  RadioActive Rally
Nantwich Civic Hall, Nantwich, Ches. CW5 5DG.
Open 10:30. Free parking. B&B. Traders. RSGB books. Raffle. On-site catering.
Contact: Stuart Jackson, 07880-732534.

18 February 2018  Audiojumble
The Angel Leisure Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1SF.
Vintage & modern hifi, valve & transistor amps, speakers, turntables,
components etc will be on sale. See website for entry details and costs.
http://audiojumble.co.uk

25 February 2018  Pencoed ARC Tabletop Sale
Pencoed Rugby Club, The Verlands, Felindre Road, Pencoed, CF35 5PB.
Open 08:00/sellers 10:00/buyers. Admission £2. Tables £10 each first come/first
served. Refreshments on site.
To book contact Madeline Roberts, 01639-767056 or 07738-375775

25 February 2018  BRATS Medway Radio Rally
Victory Academy, Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 5JB.
Open 10:00/09:30 to 14:00. Entry £2.50. Free parking. Trade. RSGB books.
Talkin 145.550 MHz by GB4RRR. On-site catering.
Details: Hugh H, G0BRC, 07825 838877, Secretary@bratsqth.org



March 2018

4 March 2018  Exeter Radio & Electronics Rally
America Hall, De La Rue Way Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 8PW.
Open 10:30/10:15 disabled & B&B bookin - may open earlier in inclement weather.
Admission £2. Trade. B&B. Catering.
Details: Pete, G3ZVI, 07714-198374, g3zvi@yahoo.co.uk

4 March 2018  Grantham ARC Radio & Electronics Rally
Grantham West Community Centre, Trent Road, Grantham, Lincs. NG31 7XQ.
Admission £3. On-site parking. Talkin. Trade. SIGs. RSGB books.
Contact: Kevin, G6SSN, 07793 142483, g6ssn@btinternet.com


11 March 2018  Dover Radio Club Rally
Whitfield Village Hall, Sandwich Road, Manley Close, Whitfield, Dover, CT16 3LY.
Open 10:00. Entry £2. Talkin. Catering. Trade. Auction at 12:30.
Details: Aaron Coote, 2E0FQR, 07714-654267, aaroncoote@hotmail.co.uk
Web: http://www.darc.org.uk


25 March 2018  33rd Wythall Radio Club Hamfest
Wythall House, Silver Street, Wythall, Worcs. B47 6LZ.
Doors open at 10:00/09:30. Admission £4.50. Free on-site parking.
Four separate halls of traders including Club Stand and Bring N Buy.
Information: Ian Reeve, 01386-839655, wrc4hallsradio@outlook.com
Club’s website for more information or booking:
http://www.wythallradioclub.co.uk

25 March 2018  Callington Radio Rally
Callington Town Hall, Callington, Cornwall, PL17 7BD.
Open 10:00. Admission £2.00. B&B. Trade. On-site catering. Ample free parking
adjacent. Rally organised jointly by the Devon & Cornwall Repeater Group and
Callington Amateur Radio Society (CARS).
Info/Bookings: Roger, 07854-088882, 2e0rph@gmail.com



April 2018


15 April 2018  West London Radio & Electronics Show
Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, TW16 5AQ.
Open 10:00/09:50. Talkin. Free on-site parking. Trade. B&B. SIGs. Lectures.
Raffle. On-site catering.
Details: Paul, M0CJX, 0845-165-0351, info@radiofairs.co.uk http://www.radiofairs.co.uk

22 April 2018  Cambridge Repeater Group Rally
Foxton Village Hall, Hardman Road, Foxton, Cambridge, CB22 6RN.
Open 09:30/07:30 traders. Entry £2. Talkin. Traders. B&B. RSGB books. On-site Catering.
Contact: Lawrence, M0LCM, 07941-972724, rally2018@cambridgerepeaters.net
http://www.cambridgerepeaters.net

29 April 2018  Northern Amateur Radio Societies Blackpool Rally
Norbreck Exhibition Centre, Blackpool, FY2 9AA.
Open 10:30/10:15. Trade. B&B. SIGs. Talkin. Parking. RSGB books.
Details: Dave, M0OBW 01270-761608, dwilson@btinternet.com
Web: http://www.narsa.org.uk



May 2018

6 May 2018  Thorpe Camp (Dambusters) Hamfest
Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, Tattershall Thorpe, Lincoln, LN4 4PL.
Details: Anthony, 07956-654481, Events page on http://thorpecamp.org
or secretary@thorpecamp.org

6 May 2018   SERF 2018 Southern Electronics & Radio Fair-Eastbourne Rally
Eastbourne Sports Park, Cross Levels Way, Eastbourne, E.Sussex, BN21 2UF
(Buses from Sussex Downs College on Cross Levels Way and Kings Drive.
Rail: Hampden Park station 10 mins walk from the Centre)
Main hall inside for dealers, traders and clubs). Outside car boot & table-
top sale. Track area reserved for catering, camping and caravanning.
Further details on updated website in about a week:  http://www.serf.org.uk
Suggestions & feedback: Dave Williams, G8PUO, 07807-074538, admin@serf.org.uk

7 May 2018  Dartmoor Radio Rally  [Bank Holiday Monday]
Tavistock College, Crowndale Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8DD.
Open 10:30/10:15. Admission £2, kids free-with adult. Free parking. On-site catering.
Trade and club stands. B&B.
Details: Viv Watson, G7AWG, 01752-823427, vivwatsondrc@aol.com


20 May 2018  SARCOM Braehead Radio Electronics Rally
Kings Inch Road, Glasgow, G51 4BN.
Open 10:00-17:00. Entry £4.50. Trade stands. B&B. Flea market. SIGs.
RSGB books. Lectures. Raffle. Catering/bar on site.
Details: Andrew Hood, GM7GDE, 07825-932488, radiorally@scotlandmail.com

26 May 2018  Rochdale & District RADARS Flea Market Indoor Sale [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 17 November for RADARS Traditional Radio Rally.
Details: Robert, M0NVQ, 07778-113333, rally@radars.me.uk  mailto:m0nvq@outlook.com



June 2018

3 June 2018  Spalding Annual Rally
New venue for 2018: Holbeach Community Sports Academy, Pennyhill Lane,
Holbeach, PE12 7PR. (Easy access from A17).
Open 09:30. Admittance £2.50. large area for boot traders, modern hall
for indoor traders. Flea market. Car boot sale. Catering. RSGB books. SIGs.
Trade. Prize draw.
Contact: Graham, G8NWC, 07754-619701, rallysecretary@sdars.org.uk

10 June 2018  Junction 28 Radio Rally

Bowls Hall, Alfreton Leisure Centre, Church St, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7BD.
Details: Anya Lawrence, 01246-456625, adylawri@btinternet.com

10 June 2018  East Suffolk Wireless Revival (Ipswich Rally)
Kirton Recreation Ground, Back Road, Kirton, Ipswich, IP10 0PW.
(Just off the A14)
Open 09:30. Entry £2. Free car parking. Trade. Car boot sale. B&B.
SIGs. GB4SWR HF station. RSGB bookstall. On-site catering.
Contact: Kevin, G8MXV, 07710-046846. Web: http://www.eswr.org.uk

17 June 2018  15th West of England Radio Rally  [Was listed for 24 June]
Cheese & Grain Venue, Market Yard, Bridge St, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1BE.
Open 10:00-14:00. Admission £3/kids free. Inside & outside traders. RSGB books.
Free parking. Disabled access. Café.  
Details: Shaun G8VPG, 01225-873098 rallymanager@westrally.org.uk
http://www.westrally.org.uk

24 June 2018 31st Newbury Radio Rally
Newbury Showground, Jcn 13/M4, Chieveley, Berks. RG18 9QZ.
Open 09:00/08:00-sellers. Entry £2.50-visitors, £12.50-boot sale seller's pitch.
Discounted advance bookings via http://www.nadars.org.uk/rally.asp
Free parking. Display area. Exhibits SIGs. Clubs & Societies. On-site catering
Disabled facilities. Amateur radio station.
Contact: NewburyRally@nadars.org.uk  http://www.nadars.org.uk



July 2018

7 July 2018  Stockport RS Rally  [Saturday]
Walthew House, 112 Shaw Heath, Stockport, SK2 6SQ.
Open 10:00/09:30 to 16:00. Entry £2. Car parking around the venue. Talkin.
Trade stands. SIGs. RSGB books.
Contact Nigel Roscoe, G0RXA, 07506-904422, info@g8srs.co.uk

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

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 10:00-13:00. Entry £2/Under 16s free. Car boot pitches
£10-from 07:00 to set up.On-site catering. Disabled facilities.
On-site parking.
Details & Advance booking for indoor hall space http://g3vre.org.uk



August 2018

10 August 2018  25th Cockenzie & Port Seton Mini Rally Night
[Friday]
Main Hall, Community Centre, South Seton Park, 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.
No further details.


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: Tony, G0OLS, 23 Sycamore Drive, Lutterworth, Leics. LE17 4TR,
07759 684411, 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



September 2018

16 September 2018  Weston-Super-Mare Rally
No further information.
club website: http://www.radioclubs.net/wsmrs/

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)



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

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  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.
No further details.
Club website: http://galaradioclub.co.uk/?p=552


November 2018

4 November 2018  West London Radio & Electronics Show
Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, TW16 5AQ.
Open 10:00/09:50. Talkin. Free on-site parking. Trade. B&B. SIGs. Lectures.
Raffle. On-site catering.
Details: Paul, M0CJX, 0845-165-0351, info@radiofairs.co.uk  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

25 November 2018  Bishop Auckland RAC Rally
No further information.
Club website: https://www.barac.org.uk/



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.