Category Archives: Rallies / Exhibitions

Rally and Exhibition Reports.

Rosmalen Radio Rally 2017

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Once again I attended the very enjoyable Rosmalen radio rally with George M1GEO, Chris G8OCV, Peter G0IAP and Dave M0MBD. You can read about the trip online. We spotted quite a few familiar names and faces over the weekend. Dave … Continue reading

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Canvey Radio Rally 2017

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Ive written a short report on the 2017 Canvey rally. Really nice to see so many people, attendance seemed to be good. A great selection of vintage equipment (OK junk) on offer, with all the usual traders. You can read … Continue reading

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Friedrichshafen Rally Report, a beginners guide.

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Having never visited before, and with the able assistance of LEFARS members I visited for the first time the massive radio rally at Friedrichshafen in Southern Germany. I have included some details of my route and associated costs, but other … Continue reading

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RSGB Convention 2015

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I visited my first RSGB convention last year and was impressed by the quality of event and this year was even better, since I knew what to expect. Having to read the GB2RS news on a Sunday and not wanting … Continue reading

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Ham Radio Show at Friedrichshafen, Germany Part 3

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As Richard G4DDP mentioned in Parts 1 and 2, Hamradio 2015 brings together many of the  EU dealers under one roof.  Effectively Hall A1 for new equipment. In addition to German dealers like WiMo and Difona there were several Italian … Continue reading

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Ham Radio Show at Friedrichshafen, Germany Part 2

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Following on from Part 1 this is more a montage of the show plus some pertinent information about what to see and do. The picture below shows an aerial view of the halls, the Ham Radio element uses Halls A1, … Continue reading

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Ham Radio Show at Friedrichshafen, Germany 2015 Part 1

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After our talk on the Ham Radio Show at Friedrichshafen, Germany at the club recently myself and John G8DZH have decided to write up our experiences of the event in several parts so that the reader does not get bored … Continue reading

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Items wanted for LEFARS exhibition

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LEFARS EXHIBITION Looking for a small CB mobile. It doesn’t need to be working as long as it looks complete and ok. This is needed to complete display of 1980’s equipment Also looking for example of PYE PF1 tx/rx (example … Continue reading

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2014 Canvey Rally visit

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For me the Canvey Rally is a chance to meet up with a lot of LEFARS members and other Essex amateurs along with an opportunity to stock up on odds-n-ends to replace the ones lost or misplaced from previous visits. … Continue reading

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National Hamfest (Newark) 28th September 2012

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The LEFARS touring party (driver John G1DJI , Marc G0TOC, John G0VEH, Derek M0XDC and yours truly) left Loughton soon after 8am for the Newark Showground (formally RAF Winthorpe – more info here)  and the National Hamfest. We went on … Continue reading

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