Tuesday, 25 June 2013

The LAMFEST Amateur Radio Rally in aid of cancer research 23/6/2013

Press release 25/6/2013 from LAM Communications Ltd ‘LAMCO’ of Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

The LAMFEST Ham Radio Rally in aid of cancer research.

On Sunday 23/6/2013 LAM Communications Ltd ‘LAMCO’ and our merry band of ‘LAMFEST Helpers’ set out at 6am to open for traders and exhibitors at the Elsecar Heritage centre near Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

Our mission ‘To raise money for cancer research’, as we have suffered personally in our own family, but also for friends and customers alike who have suffered or lost friends and family to this devastating disease.

We achieved our goal by 4pm.

Thank you to all who attended the rally as visitors and traders alike. We raised £1347.52 comprising of a cheque kindly donated by the ‘Worked all Britain Group’ of £500.00 and the balance by all who attended.

Icom UK, Kenwood Electronics, Yaesu UK and LAMCO all donated prizes for our raffle draw which took place at 3pm. Numbers were drawn by my youngest daughter Freya and verified by my eldest daughter Georgia.  On the microphone as compare, Gary Wilkinson aka ‘Pizza Man’ from the historic Atlantic 252 broadcast station read out the winning numbers.

Prizes were won by
Wade Stuart, Icom ID-31 donated by Icom UK.
Terry Bailey, Kenwood TH-F7e donated by Kenwood Electronics.
Paul Crichton, Yaesu MD-100A8X donated by Yaesu UK.
Steve Hoyle, D-Original NR-770R donated by LAMCO

Thank you to John Hayward ‘M0GXH’ for staffing the main entrance, Joe Boids ‘M3XJO’ for being Long John’s door security advisor and side kick! Pauline Taylor, Claire’s mum for selling the raffle tickets, Simon & Tracey Nash for staffing the Bring & Buy and my daughters Georgia & Freya for delivering cups of tea to the exhibitors. Lee Stephenson and Sean Oates for being our trouble shooters.

Sheffield Amateur Radio Club for attending with their very own radio fun trailer kindly donated to them by the Radio Society of Great Britain.  Stacked to the roof with the very latest amateur radio technology.

Tony Topping from Selby Ham Radio gave an excellent presentation on ‘Ham Radio meets the Paranormal’.

In attendance were and a real huge thank you to
Bring & Buy - Simon & Tacey Nash
David Long 'Private Seller'
David Wood 'Private Seller'
George Mills 'Private Seller'
Georgia & Freya's Junksale
Icom UK
John Dilks 'Private Seller'
Kenwood Electronics
RF Design G3AAF Electronics
LAMCO 'LAM Communications Ltd'
Lincolnshire Shortwave Club
MADARS Maltby Radio Club
Mickeys Electronics
Mirfield Electronics
Nobby Clarke CB Specialist
RSGB Book Stall
Selby HAM Radio Club
Sheffield Amateur Radio Club
Simply Sweets & Treats
Tetra Communications
Vince Shirley 'Private seller'
Worked All Britain Radio Group donated £500.00 to cancer research.
Yaesu UK Ltd

The future of our LAMFEST Amateur Radio Rally is very bright as we are planning next year’s rally for 2014.

Book early as we filled up very quickly for 2013.

Best regards

Lee A. Marsh, Claire Marsh, David Workman, Macauley Stephenson & our rally manager Tamsin O’Brien.

LAM Communications Ltd. The North’s Leading Amateur Radio Emporium.
52 Sheffield Road
Hoyland Common
S74 0DQ
01226 361700

Thursday, 20 June 2013

The LAMFEST in aid of cancer research 'Bring & Buy' stand.

The LAMFEST in aid of cancer research Bring & Buy stand is only £2.00 per tiem. 
There are no commision charges. 
The sale price is all yours.
 Look for the junksale banner.

The LAMFEST Ham Radio Rally in aid of cancer research.

Hello, Thank you for taking time to read my email.

The time has come for The LAMFEST Ham Radio Rally in aid of cancer research this weekend Sunday 23/6/2013 from 10 am to 4pm.

The LAMFEST in aid of cancer research
Building 21
Elsecar Heritage Centre
Wath Road
S74 8HJ
South Yorkshire

Outside of the front door of the rally is the platform for the heritage steam railway. There are some great shops in the heritage centre including an amazing antiques outlet. Well worth a visit. Bring your partner...

A huge thank you to the manufacturers for attending and supporting our very first Barnsley LAMFEST Ham Radio Rally in aid of cancer research. There are some great raffle prizes being donated by the manufacturers.

Icom UK – John Turner & Chris Ridley

Kenwood Electronics – David Wilkins

Yaesu UK – Paul Bigwood

Tony Topping, a world famous UFO expert is offering three talks during the day in his very own lecture area. A must see experience!

There is a great catering area with seating serving hot food from 8.30am

To top the day we have been able to secure a very cheap entry fee of £2.00 per adult and £1.00 for children.

We have a Bring & Buy stall available. There is no commission fee on your items. All we ask is a £2.00 donation for each item placed on the stand. If you sell on the day then all of the sale price is yours.

In addition we issued to our web site some amazing discounts on transceivers. These prices are available online, over the counter and @ the LAMFEST.


We have issued a new PayPal experience to our web site to enable a swift transaction enabling you to buy with confidence. This facility will also be available at the LAMFEST this weekend.

Here is a link to the heritage centre google images.



Many thanks for reading. Our team hope to see you on Sunday.

Lee A. Marsh
01226 361700

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