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 and Radio User magazines, EMail newsdesk@pwpublishing.ltd.uk

   
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 2017

14-16 July 2017  Hamtronic Show, Friedrichshafen, Germany  [Friday-Sunday]
Messe, Friedrichshafen, 88046, Germany
Open 09:00-18:00. Admission €9.00, (other ticketing formats available). SIGs. Trade.
IARU Member Societies' stands. Lectures, some in English. Large flea market. RSGB books.
Details: http://www.hamradio-friedrichshafen.de
 
16 July 2017  McMichael Rally

Reading Rugby Club, Holme Park Farm Lane, Sonning Lane, Sonning-on-Thames,
Reading RG4 6ST.
Open 09:30. Entry £3. Talkin S22. Tables & car boot spaces £10. Trade. SIGs.
Catering/bar on site. No dogs allowed - venue rules (assistance dogs excepted).
Details: Andy, 07775-940016 or Min, 07715-771665 http://www.mcmichaelrally.org.uk/


23 July 2017  Finningley ARS Rally
The Hurst Communications Centre, Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster, DN8 5SX.
Open 10:30. Free parking. Massive indoor/outdoor traders area. Hot food and
drinks all day. Major traders and club stalls – microwave components to QRP kits.
All on one level. Admission £3
Contact: Kevin, G3AAF, 07831-614640, Kevin@avery03.fsnet.co.uk


30 July 2017  Chippenham and District Amateur Radio Club Rally  
[Update]
Kington Langley Village Hall, Church Road Kington Langley, SN15 5NJ.
Open 10:00 to 13:00/07:00 Sellers. Entry £2/kids free. Talkin S22-145.55 MHz.
On-site parking. Disabled facilities. Tables inside £8, car-boot pitches £6
for cars & vans, payable on entry. On-site catering.
Details: Brian, g6huim3hui@gmail.com   Club Website: http://G3VRE.org.uk



August 2017

6 August 2017  Lorn Radio Rally
Crianlarich Village Hall, Main Street, Crianlarich, Perthshire, FK20 8QN.
Open 10:30. Admission £2. B&B. Trade. Raffle draw 13:30. On-site catering.
Tables are free (but a raffle prize would be appreciated).
Details: lornradioclub@gmail.com  https://gm0lra.wordpress.com/whats-on/

6 August 2017  28th King's Lynn Great Eastern Radio Rally
Gaywood Community Centre, Gayton Road, King's Lynn, Norfolk. PE30 4DZ.
NGR is TF639204
Talkin 145.550 MHz. Open 09:00. Admission £2. Free parking. Trade. B&B.
Amateur Radio pitches outside and tables inside. Onsite catering.
Details: Ted, G4OZG, 01553-768701, 07946-838656, g4ozg@raynet-uk.net
Website:- http://www.klarc.org.uk


11 August 2017  Port Seton's 24th Annual Mini Rally Night 
[Friday]
Port Seton Resource Community Centre, South Seton Park, Port Seton,
East Lothian EH32 0BQ.
Open 18:00 to 21:00. Entry £2. Raffle. Refreshments. Bring along your own
‘junk’ and sell it yourself. Tables free - first come first served.
Details: gm4uyz@csparc.com

13 August 2017  Flight Refuelling ARS Hamfest  [Update]
Cobham Sports & Social Club Ground, Merley, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3DA.
Open 10:00. Admission £3.50. Free parking. Talkin S22. Car boot sale. Trade
at Indoor and outdoor pitches. Lectures. Catering with bar. Adjacent camping
available Saturday night only.
Details: http://hamfest@frars.org.uk

20 August 2017  Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society Annual Radio Rally
Princethorpe College, Princethorpe, Rugby, CV23 9PY
NGR: SP395710. Lat/Long: 52.336N  01.421W
Admission £3. Open 10:00 (08:30 for sellers) to 16:00
Car boot sale. Catering.
Details: Tony, G0OLS, 23 Sycamore Drive, Lutterworth, Leics LE17 4TR.
Tel: 07759 684411
Email: rally@rugbyats.co.uk   Web: http://www.rugbyats.co.uk

27 August 2017 Milton Keynes MKARS Rally
The Irish Centre, Manor Fields, Watling Street, Bletchley, Bucks. MK2 2HX.
(Opposite Dobbie's Garden Centre.)
Entrance fee £3.00. Free parking.
Further details: https://www.mkars.org.uk


28 August 2017  Huntingdonshire ARS Rally  [Bank Holiday Monday]
Ernulf Academy, Barford Road, St Neots, PE19 2SH.
Open 09:00/07:00-traders.
Details: Malcolm, M0OLG, 01480-214282, events@hunts-hams.org



September 2017

2 & 3 September 2017 Telford HamFest & G-QRP Convention
Enginuity, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Salop, TF8 7DU.
The venue is about 3.5 miles South of the M54/J6.
Details on the website.
This year, the annual Telford Hamfest will be combined
with features of the erstwhile G-QRP Convention. As well
as guest speakers and numerous exhibition stands, on Saturday,
a 'Buildathon' and social event is planned at a local hotel.
Details will be published later, but we hope that many
Rishworth exhibitors and attendees will come and see what
Telford has to offer as we hope to continue the unique
atmosphere of that well-established G-QRP event.
Details: http://www.telfordhamfest.org.uk
or from Martyn, G3UKV, 01952-255416

 
9 September 2017  Caister Lifeboat Rally [Saturday]
Caister Lifeboat Station, Tan Lane, Caister on Sea, Norfolk, NR30 5DJ.
Open 09:30 (08:00 for sellers) until 15:00. Tables indoors £10, outside
pitches £5 per table. Raffle with great prizes. Café and gift shop onsite.
Contact: Zane, 07711-214790  m1bfidx@ntlworld.com
http://www.m1bfidx.wixsite.com/cl-radio-rally

9 & 10 September 2017  BATC Convention  [Saturday & Sunday]
Finningley ARS, Hurst Communications Centre, Belton Road, Sandtoft,
Doncaster DN8 5SX.
No further information.

10 September 2017  44th Blackwood ARS Rally
*Change of date - see 8 October 2017]

10 September 2017  Andover ARC's Wildhern Rally
Village Hall, Wildhern, just north of Andover, SP11 0JE. Map reference: SU350510
Open 10:00/Sellers 09:00. Admission £2. Tables in the hall £10, £8 per boot.
Free Raffle. 
Details: arac@arac.org.uk  Club Website http://www.arac.org.uk

10 September 2017  Torbay Annual Communications Fair
Newton Abbot Racecourse, Devon, TQ12 3AF.
Open 10:00/09:30. Admission £2. B&B. RSGB books. Raffle. On-site parking
and catering.
Bookings: Pete, G4VTO, 01803-864528 or Mike, G1TUU, 01803-557941
rally@tars.org.uk

17 September 2017  Weston-Super-Mare Rally
The Campus, Highlands Lane, Weston-sur-Mer, BS24 7DX.
Open 10:00. Admission £3. Large car park. B&B. Trade. Auction. Lectures.
Family amusements, competitions & contests, interactive displays and fun
activities. On-site catering.
Details: 01278-786684, mjones129@btinternet.com  http://www.G4WSM.club

24 September 2017  Pencoed ARC Tabletop Sale
Pencoed Rugby Club, The Verlands, Felindre Road, Pencoed, CF35 5PB.
Entry £2. Doors open 10:00/08:30-sellers. Tables £10. Refreshments &
hot food available.
Bookings: Madeline Roberts, 01639-767056 or 773837.

29 & 30 September 2017  National Hamfest  [Friday & Saturday]
Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, Notts. NG24 2NY.
Trade. B&B. Free parking. Disabled facilities. SIGs. Car boot sale. Flea market.
RSGB books. Morse tests. Catering.
Details: http://www.nationalhamfest.org.uk



October 2017

1 October 2017  Hack Green Hangar Sale
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, French Lane, Nantwich, Ches. CW5 8AL.
Open 10:00. Sale of amateur & electronic equipment, comps, military radio
sets and vehicle spares. Refreshments on-site.
Details: Lucy Siebert, 01270-623353, lucy@hackgreen.co.uk


8 October 2017  44th Blackwood ARS Rally
 
[* Change of Date from 10 September*]
Rougemont School, Newport, Gwent, NP20 6QB.
Open 10:00. Entry £2.50. On-site free & disabled parking. Trade. SIGs. B&B.
Raffle. RSGB bookstall. Talks & lectures. On-site catering.
Contact: Mike Rackham, GW4JKV, 01495-226149, rackhamone@aol.com
http://www.GW6GW.co.uk

13 to 16 October 2017  The RSGB Convention  [Friday to Monday]
Kent’s Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, Swallow House, Timbold Drive,
Kent’s Hill Park, Milton Keynes, Bucks. MK7 6BZ.
Details: http://www.rsgbevents.org


15 October 2017  Hornsea Amateur Radio Rally
Floral Hall, 7 The Esplanade, Hornsea, E.Yorks, HU18 1NQ.
Open 10:00. Admission £2/kids free. Trade. B&B. SIGs. RSGB books.
Raffle. Parking. On-site catering.
Details: Rick, M0CZR, 01964-533712, R106221@aol.com

15 October 2017  Holsworthy ARC Rally
Holsworthy Community College, Victoria Hill, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6JD.
Trade. B&B. Catering. Free on-site parking. Disabled access.
Details: Howard, M0MYB, holsworthyarc@gmail.com

21 October 2017  Carrickfergus ARC Rally
No further information.
http://www.radioclubs.net/carg
http://en-gb.facebook.com/BRYAN.CRANEY1

22 October 2017  Galashiels Rally
The Volunteer Hall, St John Street, Galashiels, Borders, TD1 3JX.
No further information.
http://galaradioclub.co.uk



November 2017

5 November 2017  West London Radio & Electronics Show (Kempton Rally)
Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, TW16 5AQ.
Open 10:00/09:50. B&B. SIGs. Talkin. On-site parking. Lectures. Raffle. Catering.
Details: Paul, M0CJX, 0845-165-0351, info@radiofairs.co.uk  http://www.radiofairs.co.uk

11 November 2017  Fog on the Tyne Rally [Saturday]
Whitehall Road Methodist Church Hall, Bensham, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 4LH.
Open 10:30. Admission £2. Trade. RSGB books. Junk stall. On-site catering.
Car parking (entrance is on Whitehall Road).
Details: Nancy Bone, G7UUR, 07990-760920, nancybone2001@yahoo.co.uk

12 November 2017  Great Northern Hamfest
Barnsley Premier Leisure Complex, Queens Road, Barnsley, S.Yorks. S71 1AN.
(Follow brown Metrodome signs)
Open 11:00. Trade. SIGs. RSGB books. Free car parking. Disabled facilities.
Organised by South Yorkshire Repeater Group
Ernie, G4LUE, 07984-191873  http://www.gnhf.co.uk

18 November 2017  RADARS Traditional Radio Rally  [Saturday]
St Vincent de Paul’s, Caldershaw Rd, off Edenfield Rd, Norden,
Rochdale, OL12 7QR. Edenfield Rd is on the A680.
Open at 10:30/09:45 (08:00 sellers). Admission £2.50/kids <12 free.
B&B. Traders. Junk stall and amateur radio sellers.
Refreshments. Bacon & sausage butties.
Pitches (£5 each) must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.
Dave, G3RIK, rally@radars.me.uk  http://www.radars.me.uk

19 November 2017  Plymouth Radio Club Radio Rally
Harewood House, Ridgeway, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 2AS.
Open 10:00/09:50 to 14:30. Admittance £2. Trade. SIGs. B&B. RSGB books.
Raffle. Parking. Disabled facilities. Raffle. On-site catering.
Details: David Beck, 2E0DTC, 0777-7664822, d.beck123@outlook.com

26 November 2017  Bishop Auckland Radio Amateurs' Club 2017 Rally
Spennymoor Leisure Centre, 32 High Street, Spennymoor, Co Durham, DL16 6DB.
Open 10:30/10:15. Admission £2. kids <14 free. Parking. Disabled access. Access to
a large ground floor hall. Radio, computer & electronic stands. B&B. On-site
catering with bar.
Details: John, G4LRG, 01388-606396.



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



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 and Radio User magazines, EMail newsdesk@pwpublishing.ltd.uk

   
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.