March 2017 Meeting
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UPDATES - Old Equipment Contest now with the official photos, additional 24 Flea Market, and 6 Seminars photos.
RadioActivity 2013 has been a success!
The event started on Thursday, June 20th, with registration followed by a 'Tube, literature, and ephemera auction'. Lots of Rider`s, Beitman`s, RCA Service Manuals, Tube Manuals, Tube Caddies, Ads, Radio Magazines, among others made the crowd happy.
On Friday morning, at 6 AM, a great 'Flea Market' started, full of special radios and other old equipments. There were three presentations along the day, 'H.H. Scott Equipment by Steve McAllister', 'Accessorizing you Scott Set' by Kent King, and 'Radio Repair Clinic' by Ed Lyon. In the evening, the 'Banquet' started at 7 PM, with a speech by Kent King about E.H. Scott History and an awards moment, followed by the 'Old Equipment Contest' Viewing.
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MAARC's RadioFallFest the 2012 Edition of our Annual Fall Meet
October 21st, 2012
Another great day and another great meet. Weather almost a carbon copy of last year. The Flea Market was again greeted with blue skies and sunshine. Brisk and cool at first, but mid-60s by mid-day, making a good day to make a deal. New faces, both sellers and vendors, continued to arrive throughout the morning and the Flea Market was still working until auction time at Noon. We were worried the auction would run long due to strong consignments and items from a couple estates. But our stalwart auctioneer, Brian Belanger, kept things moving at a good clip, getting us through by 4pm. The local Boy Scouts Troop 454 again provided the food service to the mutual benefit of the troop as well as the radio collectors who were there to enjoy it.
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The Mid-Atlantic Antique Radio Club (MAARC) is a hobby club for those dedicated to collecting, restoring, and preserving vintage radio, television, hi-fi, electrical instrument, vacuum tube, and electronic test equipment.
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You are cordially invited to join MAARC!
Dues are $24 per year in the U.S., $36 per year Canada, and $60 per year elsewhere. (U.S. funds, please.) Two- and three-year memberships are available as noted on the application and renewal forms. Life memberships are also available. An application for membership can be printed from this Web site and mailed along with payment to the Membership Chair. Details are provided on the application.
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MAARC RadioFallFest 2012
RadioFallFest is an annual, one-day event hosted by the Mid Atlantic Antique Radio Club - MAARC. The event was held on Sunday, October 21st, in the spacious and easily accessible Davidsonville Family Recreation Center.
By 7:30 in the morning, the flea market spaces were pretty much filled with great stuff which included rare AK and Sparton radios, old speakers restored by Buford, horn speakers, tubes, and a variety of hard to find old radio parts. Beginning about noon, a huge but very well organized auction took place with great items such as radios, grandfather clock radio, televisions, boat anchors, phonographs, audio equipment, among others.