AGM and Rally – 13/14 April 2019

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Preliminary Information

The 87th Annual General Meeting of the Irish Radio Transmitters Society will be hosted by the Shannon Basin Radio Club over the weekend of 13/14 April 2019

The venue will be the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, Co. Roscommon

For general enquiries about the weekend contact Anthony EI6GGB, Brian EI8IU, Pat EI9HX.


Tickets for the Dinner on Saturday night 13th April, cost €35 each and will be available from the above or any IRTS Committee Member from the start of February

Payment can be made by cheque or money order

You may also RESERVE a ticket to be paid for on the night by sending an Email to AGM2019 Committee

Alternatively, tickets may be ORDERED and paid for through the IRTS payments system (tickets will be posted to the buyer). The secure system accepts payment either by Credit Card or by PayPal:

Dress code, as usual, is smart/casual. 

Dinner Times

19:00 Pre-dinner drinks in the Library

20:00 Dinner in the Killinure Suite

Download the dinner menu from here

Saturday Workshop Talks - ****Times to be confirmed****

On the afternoon of Saturday the 13th there will be workshop talks at the Lough Rea Suite 3 at the Hodson Bay Hotel

Admission to all workshop talks is free and we do look forward to seeing you all in attendance

   Workshop Talks:

  • EIDX Group on DXpeditions to Malawi and Togo
  • Demonstration on the use of drones and how they can help with antennas
  • More to be confirmed


The Shannon Basin Radio Club Rally will be on Sunday 14th in the Clonmacnoise Suitewith doors open at 11:00am, entrance €5 The Trade Show will be geared towards a Radio, Electronics, Hobbies and Crafts Show, so there should be something for everyone

Traders [so far]

Club members will be available to help dealers load/unload equipment on Sunday morning

Bring & Buy Section

There will be a Bring & Buy Section in the Exhibition Hall

Radio Club Promotional Tables

Free of Charge Tables are on offer to all clubs who wish to provide demonstrations or advertise their club/society

Clubs, make sure to book yours. Email AGM2019 Committee or as listed above

Annual General Meeting

The IRTS AGM will start at 2pm on Sunday 14th; all paid up IRTS Members are welcome to attend


The Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, Co Roscommon, N37 XR82

Corporate rate of €120 per single room per night, includes breakfast

Corporate rate of €160 per night for double/twin rooms, includes breakfast

As this is a very popular hotel it would be advisable to book as early as possible

Please quote IRTS (Irish Radio Transmitters Society) when booking!

Telephone Hodson Bay Hotel +353 90 644 2005.

For further details on the hotel please check out the hotel's website Hodson Bay Hotel

A quick Google search will also show numerous other accommodation optionsin the area

Hotel Location

The Hodson Galway Bay Hotel is located on the Roscommon Road, Athlone


145.350MHz FM will be monitored

Updated 20 January 2019

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