Amateur radio events now that lockdown eases

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Amateur radio events – updated 13th August

Amateur radio events are set to take place now that lockdown eases. There are all sorts of events to see. No doubt there are going to be events that we would like to attend that will clash in our diaries. So it is definitely worth making a note in your calendar of events that interest you. Of course, in addition to all those amateur radio activities that we long to attend once again, there are national and international sporting events and also Bank holidays. Whether it is an amateur radio rally or another event you are looking for, I hope you find something of interest below.

Amateur radio events for your diary as lockdown eases

Saturday 21st August 2021 to Sunday 22nd August 2021 – International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend – ILLW https://illw.net/

Monday 30th August 2021 – Summer Bank Holiday

Now a virtual event – Saturday 4th September 2021 – Virtual GQRP Convention 2021

Sunday 5th September 2021 – Telford Hamfest http://www.telfordhamfest.org.uk/

Saturday 4th September to Sunday 5th September 2021 – RSGB Field Day HF SSB https://www.rsgbcc.org/hf/rules/2021/rnfd.shtml

Saturday 11th September 2021 – Churches and Chapels On The Air https://www.wacral.org/chota-2021-2/

Cancelled – Friday 24th September 2021 to Saturday 25th September 2021 – National Hamfest Newark

Saturday 25th September 2021 to Sunday 26th September 2021 – Railways on the Air https://rota.barac.org.uk/

Sunday 17th October 2021 – Hack Green Radio Surplus Hangar Sale https://www.facebook.com/HGsecretbunker/

Saturday 25th December 2021 – Christmas Day

Sunday 26th December 2021 – Boxing Day

Monday 27th December 2021 – Christmas Day substitute Bank Holiday

Tuesday 28th December 2021 – Boxing Day substitute Bank Holiday

Saturday 1st January 2022 – New Years Day

Monday 3rd January 2022 – New Years Day substitute Bank Holiday

Friday 4th January to Sunday 20th February 2022 – Winter Olympics Beijing China

Sunday 6th February 2022 – Red Rose Rally provisional date http://wmrc.co.uk/index.htm

Sunday 20th February 2022 – RadioActive Rally https://midcars.org/

Saturday 9th April 2022 – Grand National Day Aintree Racecourse

Sunday 10th April 2022 – NARSA – Northern Amateur Radio Societies Association, Blackpool rally

Amateur radio event - the NARSA Rally at the Norbreck Hotel, Blackpool on Sunday 10th April 2022

Friday 15th April 2022 – Good Friday

Monday 18th April 2022 – Easter Monday

Monday 2nd May 2022 – Early May Bank Holiday

Thursday 2nd June 2022 – Spring Bank Holiday

Friday 3rd June 2022 – Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday

Saturday 11th June 2022
ROCHDALE & DISTRICT AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY SUMMER RALLY
St Vincent de Paul’s, Caldershaw Road, off Edenfield Road (A680), Norden, Rochdale OL12 7QR.
Doors open to the public at 10:15 am with disabled visitors gaining access 15 minutes earlier. Further details: Robert, M0NVQ, m0nvq@outlook.com, 0777 811 3333.

Sunday 26th June 2022 – Newbury Rally, Newbury Showground

Thursday 28th July 2022 to Monday 8th August 2022 – Commonwealth Games Birmingham

Monday 15th August 2022 to Sunday 21st August 2022 – European Athletic Championships Munich

Monday 29th August 2022 – Summer Bank Holiday

Monday 21st November 2022 to Sunday 18th December 2022 Qatar

Sunday 25th December 2022 – Christmas Day

Monday 26th December 2022 – Boxing Day Bank Holiday

Tuesday 27th December 2022 – Christmas Day substitute Bank Holiday


Events – colour code

Bank holidays in England

Radio events

Sport events that might class with radio events


Whilst it is good news that lockdown eases and there are events to see, please check with organisers that events are going ahead before travelling.

The information above is also contained in the site calendar: https://m0nvq.me/rallies-calendar/