Radio Rallies


NORBECK Amateur Radio Rally Norbreck Amateur Radio, Electronics and Computing Exhibition will be held at the Norbreck Castle Hotel Exhibition Centre on Queens Promenade, North Shore, Blackpool, FY2 9AA. 12th April 2015, Doors will open at 10.30 and 10:15 for those with disabilities.


DAMBUSTERS HAMFEST   Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, Coningsby, Lincs LN4 4PE. TI S22, GB3FR, £3, RAF heritage centre on site. Overnight camping by appointment. C, OT 10.00. Mainly an outdoor rally but some limited space is available indoors. tony.nightingale@yahoo.co.uk. [www.thorpecamp.org].


Junction 28 Amateur Radio rally  – South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club in association with the G QRP Club. Alfreton Leisure Centre, Church Street, Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 7BD. 10 mins from M1 J28 and the A38. TI S21, OT 10am. TS, SIG, C, LB. Anya Lawrence, 2E0BQS, 0115 930 7322, adylawri@btinternet.com. [www.snadarc.com].


The Barnsley LAM FEST HAM Radio Rally in aid of The Yorkshire Air Ambulance –  Building 21 Elsecar Heritage Centre, Wath Road, Elsecar, Barnsley, S74 8HJ. £2 on entry all money raised is donated to The Yorkshire Air Ambulance, Doors Open at 10.00am. This is an indoor rally. sales@hamradio-shop.co.uk


FOG ON THE TYNE RALLY LAMCO North East Call Ian on- 0191 604 0255
Whitehall Road Methodist Church Hall Bensham Gateshead NE8 4LH
Entry is £2 and the doors open at 10.30am that is through door at the side of building next to the car park. Bacon butties and cup of tea or coffee will be £2-50. There will be a Bring & Buy, junk stall, RSGB book stand as well as traders. Car parking is now available and the entrance is on Whitehall Road. Details from Nancy, G7UUR on 0799 076 0920 or by email to nancybone2001@yahoo.co.uk. [www.anarc.net ].


NATIONAL HAMFEST  – brought to you by the RSGB in association with the Lincoln Short Wave Club. George Stephenson Pavilion, Newark and Nottinghamshire Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark NG24 2NY (close to junction of A1/A46/A17). Free CP, TS, B&B, CB, C, SIG, Morse proficiency tests on demand, RSGB book stall, RSGB Services & Committees, DF, FM. [www.nationalhamfest.org.uk].


HORNSEA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB RALLYSunday 9th October 2016 Floral Hall, 7 The Esplanade, Hornsea, East Yorks HU18 1NQ. OT 10am, CP, TS, B&B, SIG, RSGB, RAFARS, LB, C, DF, WIN. Details from Rick, M0CZR, 01964 533 712, R106221@aol.com. [www.hornseaarc.co.uk].


BISHOP AUCKLAND RAC RALLY LAMCO North East Call Ian on- 0191 604 0255
Spennymoor Leisure Centre, 32 High St, Spennymoor, Durham DL16 6DB
Venue has good car parking and disabled facilities. There will be the usual radio, computer and electronics as well as a Bring & Buy. Catering and bar will be available on site. Facilities. As you can imagine, there is a lot to do for all the family within the confines of the leisure centre for those of the family not interested in radio. Doors open at 10.30am with disabled visitors gaining access from 10.15am. Admission is £2 with under 14 free of charge with an adult. Talk in will be on S22. More details from John, G4LRG on 01388 606 396 or Brian, G7OCK 01388 762 678.

HORNCASTLE WINTER RALLY – Horncastle Youth Centre, Lincolnshire LN9 6DZ. OT 10.30, £1.50, DF, C, free CP. Tony, G3ZPU, 01507 527 835, tony.nightingale@yahoo.co.uk.
GRANTHAM ARC RADIO AND ELECTRONICS RALLY  Earlesfield Community Centre, Trent Road, Grantham NG31 7XW
The venue has free car parking and disabled facilities. Doors open at 9.30am and admission is £3. There will be trade stands and a flea market as well as a Bring & Buy. Specialist interest groups will be in attendance and there will be an RSGB bookstall. A raffle will be held on the day. More information on 0751 0271 577. [www.garc.org.uk]