Amateur radio events – updated


Amateur radio events – updated

Amateur radio events can be an important part of this great hobby. Whether you are looking for ‘On The Air’ activities to get involved in or seek rally events in the North West, there will almost certainly be something for you below. For example: just in – the Red Rose Radio Rally by the West Manchester Radio Club Sunday 21st August 2022.

Take a look at these amateur radio events!

June 2022

August 2022

  • Red Rose Radio Rally by the West Manchester Radio Club
  • Sunday 21st August 2022
  • St Josephs Hall, Leigh, WN7 2PJ
  • There will be free parking, cafe services, meeting spaces, trade/individual and club stands and a low-cost Bring & Buy. Those requiring tables please contact Colin at email: More information is on the radio club website:
  • International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW)
  • 00.01 UTC 20th August to 24.00 UTC 21st August 2022 (48 hours)
  • 2022 is the 25th Anniversary of this popular event
  • British Inland Waterways on the Air
  • Saturday 27th – Monday 29th August 2022
  • The primary bands will be 40m (7MHz) and 2m (144MHz SSB and FM) but all bands will be acceptable.

September 2022

  • Railways On The Air (ROTA)
  • Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September 2022
  • As an additional activity, we propose to operate on Freestar for the duration so that stations can talk with BARAC and other special event stations to check on activity on the bands. The Freestar website will have more details. The following frequencies for the event are suggested: 3.65, 7.15, 14.25.

October 2022

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