July 2018 MAARC Monthly Meeting

Davidsonville Family Recreation Center

Sunday, July 22th

Tailgating at 11:00 and meeting at 1:00

Presentation Topic:  Matching Tubes

Presenters:  Dave Rossetti

Display Table:  Clocks with radio/TV brands on them


Check calendar for other events.


2017 RadioFallFest: Announcement

RadioFallFest 2017, Sunday, October 15th.

A Vintage Electronics Exposition

Any and All vintage electronics welcome!



Click here to see or download the flyer and view what you can buy or sell

You never know what will show up (and neither will we!)

So lots of flea 'maarc' - eters, and a big auction, too!

Admission and Flea Market space are FREE!

This year's FallFest auction will include vintage electronics from numerous estates. Featured items include:

  • A huge collection of vintage HAM gear: receivers, transmitters, accessories
  • A wide selection of immaculate Heathkit test equipment assembled and maintained by a former electrical engineer; with manuals
  • A large variety of military gear: Army transmitter, test gear, radiac
  • Vintage and modern used test equipment
  • Vintage radios and television sets
  • Amplifiers and vintage Hi-Fi equipment
  • Electronics books and literature, plus much more

Continue reading for some photos of offered items from just one of the estates.

Date: Sunday, October 15th, 2017; starts with the flea market - Rain or shine.
Time: gates open by 8 AM
Big Auction begins at 12:30 PM (sooner if raining)

Place - Davidsonville Family Recreation Center

Lodging - Nearest Hotels

Food: There will be food, coffee, and other drinks available for purchase, provided by the Boy Scouts of America Davidsonville Troop. Or bring your own.



A Note to our Ham Fest Brethren:

In keeping with the spirit of a vintage electronics exposition, please no modern ham gear! Vintage tube and transistor common gear, military surplus, vintage audio, tubes, and vintage parts and test gear welcome. Modern restoration supplies, parts, and equipment are okay.

Auction Notice: Promises to be large!

We are expecting plenty of consignments. Consignment starts at 09:00 AM and ends at 11:30 AM or when the Auction Team deems reasonable capacity has been reached. Updates will be posted here when available.
See our Auction policies (under 'Auctions' on the Home page).

Here are some photos of estate items you won't want to miss out on.

Additional information