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.



August 2018

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

25 & 26 August 2018  Montrose Amateur Radio & Aviation Rally [Saturday/Sunday]
Montrose Air Station Heritage Museum, Waldron Rd, Montrose, DD10 9BD.
Primarily aimed at radio amateurs and those interested in aviation.
Details: 07720-321824.  rm2@rsgb.org.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, M0UKF, call/text 07508-188258, 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]  [Update]
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.
Contact: Nancy Bone, G7UUR,  07990-760920, nancybone2001@yahoo.co.uk
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.

30 September 2018  Belgian Amateur Radio & Computer Rally
Louvexpo, Rue Michel Debauque/Arthur Delaby, 7100 La Louvière,
(50 kms south of Bruxelles).
Talkin 145.6-FM, 438.875-DMR, 439.4375-DStar. Open 09:00. International
traders. Flea market.
Contact: Michel, ON7FI, 0032-475-454578, michel.dewyngaert@skynet.be
Web: http://www.on6ll.be



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

27 October  Essex CW Club Boot Camp [Saturday]
3rd Witham Scout & Guide HQ (rear Spring Lodge Community Centre),
Powers Hall End, Witham, Essex, CM8 2HE.
Open 08:30 for registration. Entrance £10. Session runs 09:00-16:30.
Free parking. Free snacks.
Details: Andy, G0IBN, 0745-342-6087, info@essexcw.org.uk
Web: http://www.essexcw.org.uk




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 Radio Amateurs' Club Rally
 [Update]
Spennymoor Leisure Centre, 32 High Street, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6DB.
Open 10:30/10:15. Admission £2/kids free. The usual radio, computer, electronics
and B&B stalls. Catering with bar.
Details: John, G4LRG, 01388-606396 or Brian, G7OCK, 01388-762678



December 2018

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




March 2019

24 March 2019  Hamzilla Radio Fest hosted by Dover Amateur Radio Club

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. 1000s free parking.
Details: http://www.hamzilla.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.