Flea at MIT, Cambridge, October 21, 2018

Flea at MIT – October 21, 2018 ******************************************************************************* ******************************************************************************* Summary: Buy Sell SWAP    Ham Radio    Electronics Computers    9AM – 2PM  *** !!!!  In our Traditional GARAGE  !!!!!  ****           so come rain or shine or super heat the Flea is on !!! ******************************************************************************* …

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Flea at MIT, July 15, 2018

This Coming Sunday, the July  Flea at MIT ******************************************************************************* ******************************************************************************* Summary: Buy Sell SWAP    Ham Radio    Electronics Computers    9AM – 2PM  *** !!!!  In our Traditional GARAGE  !!!!!  ****           so come rain or shine or super heat the Flea is on !!! Outdoor space …

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Flea at MIT, Cambridge, May 20, 2018

The MIT Radio Society, in conjunction with the MIT UHF Repeater Association, the MIT Electronics Research Society, and the Harvard Wireless Club, sponsors a Swapfest on the third Sunday of each month, April through October. This is a place to buy, sell, and swap amateur radio, electronic, and computer equipment. Hams and non-hams alike are welcome. For …

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New England Area Flea Markets, April 4, 2017

New England Area   Ham - Electronic Flea Market  ***  DATES ***   2017 P 1 of 2

All events are Ham Radio/ Electronic related except ~_____~
2017                                                    Contact          Source

8 Ap Newton MA PHSNE Photographica Sat Only @AmLegion @9A  John 781 592 2553

8 Ap Hampton NH PCARC @Masonic  $5@8 $10/T@7          Mark K1RX 603 775 0220 F

8 Apr LaSalle PQ MARC @RC Legion $5@9 $10/T@8:15      Jim VE2VE 514-990-1965 R

8 Apr Windsor CT VR+C Mus 115 Pierson LN @8AM Indoor       John 860 673 0518  +

15 April S Portland ME PAWA @AmLegion               Bryce K1GAX 207 415 0498 A

16 Apr Cambridge MA             Flea at  MIT              Mitch 617 253 3776 F
                      Third Sunday April thru October

22 April Gales Ferry CT RASON @FireCo auction      Darryl WA1DD 860 443 7799  +

23 April Framingham MA FARA @KeefeTS                Andy KC1DMM 508 310 5913 A+

23 April Manchester CT NEWS VHF/UHFCon @BaymontInn Mark K1MAP (413) 566-2445 W+

30 April Middletown NY OARC @CommCtr                Bruce K2ULZ 845 562 4226 A+

5-6 May Deerfield NH NEARFest XXI @FG                Mike K1TWF 978 250 1235 W

13 May E Greenbush NY EGARA  @FireCo                 Tom KC2FCP 518 272 1494 A

20 May Goshen CT  SoBARC  $5@8  @FG                 Stan W2VID  518 398 7003 W+

21 May Cambridge MA             Flea at  MIT              Mitch 617 253 3776 F

3 June Brookline NH NEARC Antique@EvntCr $10@7:30 $5@8:30 Bruce 603 772 7516 W+

3 June Hermon ME  PSARC @HS S@6:30 B@8              Jerry K1GUP 207 848 3400 W+

4 June Fishkill MtBARC @DwnStCorr                   Adam KC2DAA 845-849-3666 A+

4 June Staten I NY CPARA @ScoutCamp                 Gary KB2BSL 718 504 0030 W+

4 June Bethpage NY LIMARC @Brierclif             Richard K2KNB  516 694 4937 A+

10 June Windsor CT VR+C Mus 115 Pierson LN @8AM Outside    John 860 673 0518  +

11 June Queens NY HoSARC                         Stephen WB2KDG 718 898 5599 A+
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Framingham ARA Spring Flea Market & Exams, April 23, 2017

Framingham ARA logoThe Framingham ARA Spring Flea Market will take place on April 23, 2017 at the Keefe Technical School, 750 Winter St. in Framingham. Admission for buyers is $5, and under 12 is free. Tables are $20 in advance and $25 at the door if available. There will be refreshments, a VE session and door prizes.


For complete information, visit http://www.w1fy.org/flea.aspx.


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Wired.com Showcases Amateur Radio, MIT Flea

Marty Connor at MIT Flea, K9HI photoWired News on the web features an article on May 25, 2005 by Mark Baard entitled “Hamming It Up at Radio Meets” showcasing the Harvard Wireless Club and MIT Radio Society, and the “Flea at MIT.” The article features a number of related photos. It also plugs Amateur Radio public service, and the Dayton Hamvention®. Prior to its publication, Baard spent time with the respective clubs and their members in researching the story.

While Baard endeavors to introduce the public to the positive aspects of the hobby, he devotes an inordinate amount of print emphasizing the “nerdiness” factor. For example, the article’s opening sentence reads, “If you think you know what a nerd is, try visiting a swap meet or convention where amateur radio operators like to hang out.” Unfortunately, the word “nerd” keeps popping up.

A Boston-area resident, Baard has covered computers and technology for such publicationas as Wired News, Information Security magazine, The Boston Globe, The Village Voice, and The Times of London. Baard is an Adjunct Professor of Journalism at Emmanuel College.

[Marty Connor at MIT Flea, K9HI photo]

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