Calendar

Calendar of Amateur Radio Events – updated 12th October 2018

The amateur radio events calendar includes rallies and activities on the air. Please put at least some of these events in your diary. Go along to some of these events and keep in touch with amateur radio and other amateur radio enthusiasts. Do check details of these amateur radio events with the organisers before setting off, if you are about to travel any distance. Links to many of the organisers of these amateur radio events can be found at: https://g0roc.co.uk/links/

(Bank Holidays in England shown in blueSchool Holidays (Rochdale MBC recommended dates) shown in green)

OCTOBER 2018

12th, 13th, 14th October 2018 – RSGB Convention (Friday to Sunday),
Kent’s Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, Swallow House, Timbold Drive, Kent’s Hill Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 6BZ

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th October 2018 – Scandinavian Activity Contest – more than 50 years of HF contesting with the Scandinavian.
The aims of the contest are to promote amateur radio activity in Scandinavia and to encourage amateur radio communications between Scandinavian and non-Scandinavian amateur radio stations. Scandinavian stations will try to work as many non-Scandinavian stations as possible and vice versa.
SSB 15-16 September 12:00 UTC – 12:00 UTC
http://www.sactest.net/blog/rules/

Sunday 14th October 2018 – Hornsea Amateur Radio Rally.
The Floral Hall, Hornsea HU18 1NQ

Sunday 14th October 2018 – Holsworthy Radio Rally 2018.
Holsworthy Community College, Victoria Hill Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6JD

17th October 2018 – Wednesday Club Night at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

Friday 19th, Saturday 20th, Sunday 21st October 2018 – Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) – Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI).

Sunday 21st October 2018 – Galashiels Radio Rally.
24th October 2018 – Wednesday Club Night at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

22nd October 2018 Monday – 6th October 2018 Friday inclusive – School Half Term
Rochdale MBC recommended dates

Saturday 27th October 2018 – Essex CW Club Boot Camp.
3rd Witham Scout & Guide HQ (rear of Spring Lodge Community Centre), Powers Hall End, Witham, Essex, CM8 2HE

31st October 2018 – Wednesday Club Night at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

NOVEMBER 2018

Sunday 4th November 2018 – CANCELLED – West London Radio & Electronics Show (Kempton Rally).

7th November 2018 – Wednesday Club Night at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

14th November 2018 – Wednesday Club Night at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

Saturday 17th November 2018 – RADARS Traditional Radio Rally.
St Vincent de Paul’s, Caldershaw Road, off Edenfield Road (A680), Norden, Rochdale, OL12 6BU. Doors open to the public at 10:30am with disabled visitors gaining access 15 minutes earlier. Admission is £2.50 with those under 12 years free. £5 per pitch (for traders with own tables) or £10 for a pitch with table provided. Bring & Buy as well as commercial traders and amateur radio sellers. Refreshments available including bacon and sausage butties.

Sunday 18th November 2018 – 41st CATS Radio & Electronics Bazaar.
Oasis Academy, Homefield Rd, Coulsdon CR5 1ES

Sunday 18th November 2018 – 41st CATS Radio and Electronics Bazaar
Oasis Academy, Homefield Rd, Coulsdon CR5 1ES

Sunday 18th November 2018 – Plymouth Radio Rally.
Harewood House, Church Rd, Plympton PL7 1NH

21st November 2018 – Wednesday Club Night at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

Sunday 25th November 2018 – Bishop Auckland Radio Amateurs Club Rally.
Spennymoor Leisure Centre, 32 High Street, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6DB

28th November 2018 – Wednesday Club Night at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

DECEMBER 2018

Saturday 1st December 2018 – South Lancs ARC (SLARC) Winter Rally 2018.
Bickershaw Village Community Club, Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw, Wigan – WN2 5TE

5th December 2018 – Wednesday Club Night and AGM at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

12th December 2018 – Wednesday Club Night at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

19th December 2018 – Wednesday Club night at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

20th December 2018 Thursday – 2 January 2019 Wednesday inclusive – School Christmas Holiday
Rochdale MBC recommended dates

25th December 2018 Tuesday – Christmas Day.
26th December 2018 Wednesday – Boxing Day.

JANUARY 2019

1st January 2019 Tuesday – New Year’s Day Holiday.

2nd January 2019 – Wednesday Club Night at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

9th January 2019 – Wednesday Club Night at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

16th January 2019 – Wednesday Club Night at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

23rd January 2019 – Wednesday Club Night at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

30th January 2019 – Wednesday Club Night at Rochdale And District Amateur Radio Society. Doors open at 7:30pm with activities until 9:30pm when we tidy up and close for the evening.

FEBRUARY 2019

17th February 2019 Sunday 2019 – Annual “RadioActive” Fair and Rally, 4 Market Street Nantwich Civic Hall, Nantwich, Cheshire, UKCW5 5DG

18th February 2019 Monday – 22nd February 2019 inclusive – School Half Term
Rochdale MBC recommended dates

MARCH 2019

3rd March 2019 Sunday – Exeter Radio and Electronics Rally
America Hall, De la Rue Way, Pinhoe, Exeter EX4 8PW

24th March 2019 Sunday – Hamzilla Radio Fest.
Hosted by Dover Amateur Radio Club, Discovery Science Park, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9FF
http://www.hamzilla.uk

24th March 2019 Sunday – Callington Radio Rally
Callington Town Hall, Callington, Cornwall PL17 7BD

APRIL 2019

8th April 2019 Monday – 22nd April 2019 Monday inclusive – School Easter Holidays
Rochdale MBC recommended dates

19th April 2019 Friday – Good Friday.
22nd April 2019 Monday – East Monday.

28th April 2019 Sunday – Northern Amateur Radio Societies Association (NARSA) Rally Blackpool.

MAY 2019

6th May 2019 Monday – May Day.

27th May 2019 Monday – Spring Holiday.

27th May 2019 Monday – 31st May 2019 Friday inclusive – School Half Term
Rochdale MBC – recommended dates

JUNE 2019

9th June 2019 Sunday – Junction 29 Radio Rally
Alfreton Leisure Centre, Alfreton, Derbyshire

16th June 2019 Sunday – 16th West Of England Radio Rally
Cheese & Grain venue, Market Yard, Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE

21st, 22nd, 23rd June 2019 – Ham Radio 44th International Amateur Radio Exhibition.
88046 Friedrichshafen
http://www.hamradio-friedrichshafen.de/ham-en/

JULY 2019

6th July 2019 Saturday – Stockport Radio Society Rally
Walthew House, 112 Shaw Heath, Stockport SK2 6QS

22nd July 2019 Monday – 30th August 2019 Friday inclusive – School Summer Holidays
Rochdale MBC recommended dates

28th July 2019 Sunday – Wiltshire Radio Rally and Electronics Fair
Kington Langley Village Hall & playing fields, Church Road, Kington Langley, Chippenham SN15 5NJ

 

AUGUST 2019

17th August 2019 – 18th August 2019 – International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW)

26th August 2019 Monday – Late Summer Holiday.

SEPTEMBER 2019

 

OCTOBER 2019

 

NOVEMBER 2019

 

DECEMBER 2019

25th December 2019 Wednesday – Christmas Day.
26th December 2019 Thursday – Boxing Day.

January 2020

February 2020

March 2020

April 2020

May 2020

June 2020

July 2020

August 2020

15th August 2020 – 16th August 2020 – International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW)

September 2020

October 2020

November 2020

December 2020

 

It is hoped that you enjoy looking at these amateur radio events and hopefully found something of interest to you.