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Amateur Radio Rallies and Hamfests for 2016

Page last updated on: Tuesday, December 29, 2015 Amateur Radio Rallies and Hamfests for 2016 January 2016 17 January Red Rose Winter Rally The George H Carnall Leisure Centre, Kingsway Park, Manchester, M41 7FJ Opposite Trafford Centre from M60/J9. Served by public transport. All on one level.

B&B. Large free car park. Caf .

Disabled facilities. Open 11:00. Trade.

SIGs. RSGB books. Details: John, 07840-389427. 1 31 January The Horncastle Winter Rally The Horncastle Youth Centre, Cagthorpe, Horncastle, Lincs. LN9 6DZAdmission 1.50. Open 10:30.

The event will be on one level and has wheelchair access and toilets for the disabled. Trade. Refreshments, including hot bacon butties.

Rally in support of the Wolds Repeater Group and GB3FJ. Details: Tony Nightingale, G3ZPU, 01507-527835, [email protected] 2 February 2016 7 February 31st Canvey Radio & Electronics Rally The Paddocks, Long Road, Canvey Island, Essex, SS8 0JA (Southern end A130) Venue is served by public transport. SIGs.

Trade. Free parking. Catering.

RSGB books. Disabled facilities. Details: Vic Rogers, G6BHE, 07957-461694.

[email protected] Web: 3 4 12 – 14 February 70th Orlando Hamcation Friday – Sunday Cenral Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 West Colonial Drive, Orlando, Florida 32808 Open 09:00. Admission $15. Talkin.

Free parking. Trade. Family amusements.

SIGs. Details: Bob Nocero, [email protected] 5 6 13 February Ballymena ARC Winter Radio Rally Saturday 80 Cullybackey Rd, Ahoghill, Ballymena, Co Antrim, BT42 1LA Admittance 3. Open 10:30.

B&B. Trade. RSGB books.

On-site catering. Raffle. Details: Hugh Kernohan, GI0JEV, 02825-871481, [email protected] 7 14 February Mid-Cheshire RS Radioactive Fair Civic Hall, Nantwich, Ches.

CW5 5DG. Open 10:30. Admission 4.

Traders & exhibitors. B&B. RSGB books.

Free parking. Disabled facilities. On-site public transport.

Details: David, M0ROJ, 07747-618131, [email protected] Web: 8 9 14 February Harwell Radio & Electronics Rally The Didcot Leisure Centre, Mereland Rd, Didcot, Oxon. OX11 8AY. Admission 3/kids free.

Open 09:45/10:00 until 15:00. Easy parking. Trade.

RSGB. Refreshments all day. Bar 12:00 to 15:00.

Talkin 145.550 by GX3PIA. Easy parking. Disabled facilities.

Details: Ann, G8NVI, 01235-816379, [email protected] Web: 10 11 28 February BRATS Rainham Radio Rally Rainham School for Girls, Derwent Way, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0BX. Open 10:00/09:30. SIGs.

Trade. Catering. Talkin.

Details Trevor, 07717-678795, [email protected] 12 13 28 February Pencoed ARC Table Top Sale Pencoed Rugby Football Club, The Verlands, Felindre Rd, Pencoed, Bridgend, CF35 5PB. Open 09:30-buyers, 08:30-sellers. Admission 2.

Hot food until lunchtime; hot & cold drinks from the bar (licenced after lunch). Book tables with Madeline, 01639-885126 on a first come-first served basis at 5 each. Details: 14 March 2016 5 March Lagan Valley ARC Rally Hillsborough Village Centre, 7 Ballynahinch Rd, Hillsborough, BT26 6AR.

Doors open 11:00. No further information.

6 March Exeter Radio & Electronics Rally America Hall, De La Rue Way, Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 8PW. Admission 2.

Open 10.30/10:15 disabled visitors & B&B book-ins. Trade. B&B.

Catering. Details: Pete, G3ZVI, 07714-198374, [email protected] 15 13 March Dover Radio Rally Whitfield Village Hall, Sandwich Rd, Whitfield, Dover, CT16 3LY. Admission 2 Open 10:00/09:30 to 14:00.

Trade. Auction. B&B.

Catering. SIGs. RSGB books.

Talkin. Details: Peter Love, G0KOK, 07850-464026, [email protected] 16 19 March 41st Dutch Radio Flea Market Saturday Autoron, Graafsebaan 133, 5248 Rosmalen, Netherlands.

51 42 50.2N 005 24 52.38E, signs on A59 Hertogenbosch to Nijmegen. Open 09:00 to 15:30.

No further information available.

20 March 31st Wythall RC Rally WRC HQ, Wythall Park, Silver St, Wythall, B47 6LZ. Admission 3.30. Open 09:30/10:00.

Parking. Trade. Catering with bar.

Disabled facilities. Details: Mike, 07976-744479, [email protected] 17 18 20 March Devon & Cornwall Repeater Group & Callington ARS Rally Callington Town Hall, New Road, Callington, Cornwall, PL17 7BD. Admission 2.

Open 10:30. No further information. Details: Roger, [email protected] 19 April 2016 10 April NARSA Exhibition (Blackpool Rally) Norbreck Castle Exhibition Centre, Blackpool, FY2 9AA.

Open 10:15/10:30. Parking. TalkIn.

B&B. Trade. SIGs.

Morse tests. Catering with bar. RSGB books.

Disabled facilities. Details: Dave, M0OBW, 01270-761608, [email protected] 20 21 17 April West London Radio & Electronics Show (Kempton Rally) Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Rd East, Sunbury-on-Thames, TW15 5AQ. Open 09:50/10:00.

Free parking. TalkIn. Trade.

Family amusements. B&B. SIGs.

Catering. Disabled facilities. Lectures.

Raffle. Details: Paull, M0CJX, 08451-650351, [email protected] 22 23 May 2016 2 May Dartmoor Radio Club Rally Monday Tavistock College, Crowndale Road, Tavistock, Devon. PL19 8DD.

Open 10:15/10:30. Admission 2. B&B.

Trade. SIGs. Free parking.

Catering. Disabled facilities. Details: Roger, 01822-840723, [email protected] 24 15 May Newton le Willows Amateur Radio Club’s First Spring Rally Newton Boys and Girls Club, 19 Haydock Street, Newton le Willows, WA12 9AB.

There will be a bring and buy, trade stands, club stands, specialist interest groups, and cafe with a large seating area for meeting and chatting. Traders from 08:00, rally starting at 09:45/10:00. Ample car parking.

Details: More information, or to book a stand: Chris Forber, 07453-776255, [email protected] Web: 25 26 21 & 22 May Dayton Hamvention Hara Arena, Dayton, Ohio 45414. Open 08:00. Trade.

Huge flea-market. SIGs. Disabled facilities.

Catering. Lectures. US exams.

Raffle. Family entertainments. Details: [email protected] for directions: 27 28 29 22 May 1st Black Country Radio Rally Mark 2 Portway Lifestyle Centre, Newbury Lane, Oldbury, W.Midlands, B69 1HE. (1 mile from M5/J2) Admission 2.

Open 10:00. Raffle draw at 14:00. Details: (By text-message only) 07948-027994, [email protected] 30 June 2016 4 & 5 June Sussex Electronics and Radio Fair – SERF 2016 Saturday/Sunday Eastbourne Sports Park, Cross Levels Way, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 2UF.

Admission 3. Children FREE. Doors Open 10:00 to 16:00.

Free Parking. Catering. Disabled Facilities.

Talk-in. Special Event Station. Camping and Caravanning.

Evening Entertainment. Details: Dave G8PUO 07807-074538, [email protected] Web: 31 32 5 June MakingThings (SERF 2016) Sunday Eastbourne Sports Park, Cross Levels Way, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 2UF. Admission 3.

Children FREE. Doors Open 10:00 to 16:00. Free Parking.

Catering. Disabled Facilities. This event will be indoors and run alongside SERF 2016.

Camping and Caravanning. Workshops and Demos. Details: Dave G8PUO, 07807-074538, [email protected] Web: 33 34 12 June 15th Junction 28 Rally Alfreton Leisure Centre, Church St, Alfreton, DE55 7BD.

Trade. SIGs. Bar.

Disabled facilities. Raffle. Parking.

Details: Anya Lawrence, 01159-307322, [email protected] 35 18 June South Lancs Summer Rally Saturday Bickershaw Labour Club, Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw, Wigan, WN2 5TE. Open 09:00/07:30-Traders. Admission 2.50.

B&B. SIGs. Trade.

On-site parking. Catering with bar. Details: Jason, G0IZR, 01942-735828, 36 19 June 29th Newbury Radio Rally The Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, Berks.

RG18 9QZ. (Next to M4/J13) Open 09:00/Sellers 08:00. Admission 2.50. Free parking.

Trade. Car boot sale. Flea market.

SIGs. On-air amateur radio demo marquee. Catering.

Raffle. Talkin S22/V44. Disabled facilities.

Car boot pitches cost 12.50. Details: [email protected] Web: 37 38 26 June West of England Radio Rally Cheese & Grain, Bridge St, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1BE. Admission 3/kids free.

Open 10:00-14:00. Parking. Trade.

RSGB books. Catering. Disabled facilities.

Details: Shaun, G8VPG, 01225-873098, [email protected] Web: 39 40 July 2016 9 July Stockport RS Rally Saturday Walthew House, 112 Shaw Heath, Stockport, SK2 6QS. Admission 2. Open 10:00/09:45.

B&B. Catering. Talkin.

Trade. RSGB books. Raffle.

Details: Nigel Roscoe, G0RXA, 07450-904422, [email protected] 41 29 – 31 July AMSAT UK Colloquium Friday – Sunday ChThe Holiday Inn, Edgerton Rd, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XZ. Details: 42 August 2016 14 August Flight Refuelling ARS Hamfest TheCobham Sports & Social Club Ground, Merley, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3DA. Open 10:00.

Entry 3.50. Car boot sale. Trade.

TalkIn S22. Parking. Catering with bar.

Lectures. Indoor & outdoor pitches available. Details: Tony Baker, G3PFM, [email protected] 43 44 September 2016 4 September The Telford HamFest 2016 The Enginuity Centre, Coalbrookdale, Telford TF8 7DQ.

Further information can be obtained from Martyn, G3UKV 01952-255416 For details and e-mail: 45 10 September Caister Lifeboat Radio Rally Saturday Caister Lifeboat Station, Tan Lane, Caister on Sea, Norfolk, NR30 5DJ. Free entry. Open 09:30 (08:00 sellers) till 15:00.

Raffle with great prizes. Refreshments onsite. Indoor tables 10/outside bootsale pitches 5, (booking advisable).

Easy parking. Disabled access. Details: Zane, 07711 214790, [email protected] Web: 46 47 18 September Great Northern Hamfest Barnsley Premier Leisure Complex, Queen’s Road, Barnsley.

S.Yorks. S71 1AN. Open 10:00/Traders from 07:30.

Admission 3.50/kids free. Tables 15 ( 5 for an electricity supply). Trade.

SIGs. RSGB books. No B&B.

All in one large hall with easy disabled access. Details: Ernie, G4LUE, 07984-191873, 48 October 2016 4 October British Vintage Wireless Society Auto Jumble Tuesday The Angel Leisure Centre, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1SF. Open 10:30-16:30.

Admission 5. Stalls 30. Admission from 09:30 for 10.

Bookings/Details: 01892-540022 (20:00 to 21:00 only). 49 4 October Blackwood ARS Rally Tuesday Rougemount School, Newport, Gwent, NP20 8QB. Open 10:00.

Free parking. TalkIn 145.550 MHz. Trade.

Car boot sale. B&B. SIGs.

Lectures. Catering. Details: Andy, 01495-220687 [email protected] 50 9 October Hornsea Amateur Radio Rally Floral Hall, 7 The Esplanade, Hornsea, E.Yorks.

HU18 1NQ. Open 10:00. Trade.

Parking. B&B. SIGs.

RSGB. RAFARS, Catering. Raffle.

Disabled facilities. Details: Rick, M0CZR, 01964-533812, [email protected] 51 11 October Hack Green Bunker Rally Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, Nantwich, Ches. CW5 8AL.

Open 10:00. Amateur & electronic equipment. Components.

Trade. Military radios and vehicle spares. Details: [email protected] 52 53 16 October Holsworthy Radio Rally Holsworthy Community College, Victoria Hill, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6JD.

Open 10:00. B&B. Trade.

Catering. Disabled access. Details: Howard, M0MYB, [email protected] 54 November 2016 6 November West London Radio & Electronics Show (Kempton Rally) Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Rd East, Sunbury-on-Thames, TW15 5AQ.

Open 09:50/10:00. Free parking. TalkIn.

Trade. Family amusements. B&B.

SIGs. Catering. Disabled facilities.

Lectures. Raffle. Details: Paul, M0CJX, 08451-650351, [email protected] 55 56 December 2016 3 December South Lancs Winter Rally Saturday Bickershaw Labour Club, Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw, Wigan, WN2 5TE.

Open 09:00/07:30-Traders. Admission 2.50. B&B.

SIGs. Trade. On-site parking.

Catering with bar. Details: Jason, G0IZR, 01942-735828, 57 If you are travelling some distance to a rally, it could save time, money and disappointment if you phone the contact number to check that all is well before setting off. Have nice weather and a pleasant day out.

PS ‘GBP’ = Pounds Sterling 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: [email protected] For publicity in Practical Wireless and/or Radio User magazine, email [email protected] Rally organisers are also asked to send their rally information to me, Jim, @g4rga dot org dot uk in order to have the rally publicised by myself and by the Southgate ARC’s excellent site at 58 59 60 73 de Jim, G4RGA Click here 61 to visit Jim’s website Share this page Follow us Advertisement References ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ here (

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Former Nuneaton children's home boss charged with sex offences …

A former manager of a Nuneaton 1 children s home has been charged with 15 offences relating to the sexual and physical abuse of children in his care. Robert James Brown, of Eastern Avenue, Caister on Sea, Great Yarmouth, used to manage Manor Court Children s home on Manor Court Road in Nuneaton. The home is now closed.

He is charged with four offences of indecently assaulting a boy under the age of 14, six offences of indecently assaulting a boy under the age of 16 and four offences of physically assaulting a child under the age of 16. He is also charged with one offence of gross indecency with a boy under the age of 16. The charges relate to offences committed between 1974 and 1980, towards children aged between 10 and 15, who were in his care.

Brown, aged 67, has been released on bail and will appear at Leamington Magistrates Court on March 4.

Police are urging anyone with more information about the home, or Brown, to call them on 01788 853956 quoting Incident Number 149 of October 29, 2014.

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