April 2017 Meeting in Centreville, VA
Note: Due to Easter falling on the third Sunday of April, we will meet on the 23rd of April.
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MAARC members attending the 2015 Capital Audiofest, August 28-30, Hilton Hotel - Rockville, MD manned a MAARC table. Exhibiting member-restored vintage audio gear and a tube tester, show attendees enthusiastically asked about the equipment and MAARC. Handouts included a MAARC overview flier, membership applications, and invites to our upcoming RadioFallfest taking place in October. Many indicated their interest in visiting one of our monthly meetings.
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RadioActivity 2015 has been a great success!
The event started on Thursday, June 25th, with registration at 6:00PM, followed by a 'Tube, literature, and ephemera auction' at 7:30PM. Lots of Service Manuals, Tube Manuals, Tube Caddies, Special Tubes, Ads, Radio Magazines, among others made the crowd happy. On Friday morning, at 6 AM, a great 'Flea Market' started, full of special radios, TVs, and other old equipments. Talks and seminars along the day were given by Ed Lyon, Brian Belanger, and Paul Hart. In the evening, the 'Banquet' started at 7 PM, with speeches by Dave Harris, Brian Belanger, Eric Stenberg, Vince Incardona, and Steve McAllister about Radio Manufacturers from New York, followed by the 'Old Equipment Contest' Viewing. Saturday rained all day and the 'Walk Around Auction' didn't happen. The 'Main Auction' started at noon with a great number of radios and equipments.
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RadioActivity 2015 News
Just Added for Auction: Estate Collection - Preview
June 25 - 27, 2015 in Timonium, MD
RadioActivity 2015 will be held at the Holiday Inn in Timonium, Maryland.
Meet Theme is "Radio/Electronics of Upstate New York, such as Federal, Colonial, Stromberg-Carlson, and General Electric radios"
Talks and seminars on Test Equipment for Radio Servicing, Radio Repair Clinic, Television in the 1920s, Upstate NY Radio Manufacturers, and Vacuum Tube Testing during the Meet and at the Friday night Banquet.