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 Post subject: IHRS Spring Meet May 4th & 5th, Kokomo Indiana
PostPosted: Apr Sun 29, 2018 2:44 pm 
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The Indiana Historical Radio Society, and the Antique Wireless Association invite you to a Spring Meet.
Friday May 4 & Saturday May 5, 2018 at the Kokomo Shrine Club in Kokomo, Indiana

The Kokomo Shrine Club, 3892 East US 37 (3892 East 00 North South), Kokomo, Indiana, is approximately 1.5 miles east of the new US31 Kokomo bypass on US53 (SR22 east of SR931, old US 11) ... -86.053567

There is space for indoor and outdoor Swap N Sell setup. The indoor space is on ground level with easy access.
Registration fees: /admission to the Vintage Radio Meet is free. Swap table rental, two tables maximum: IHRS members - $10.00 for each table; non-IHRS members - $15.00 for each table.

Friday schedule:
3:00pm-/suction setup, Swap N Sell setup
4:00pm-Spring Meet begins
6:00pm-Food-The Shrine Club offers a 6:00pm meal for $9.00.
6:30pm-Technical presentation: "Refinishing Wood Cabinet Radios" Ed Dupart
7:30pm-Doors close for the evening.

Saturday schedule:
7:00am-Doors open for general setup.
8:00am-Meet officially begins.
8:00am to 9am-contest setup.
9:30am-Contest judging begins.
10:30-Contest results announced.
10:30am-Lunch from the grill (weather permitting) , donations to cover costs accepted.
12:00 noon-Donation auction.

Old Equipment Contest - The contest is open to all Indiana Historical Radio Society and Antique Wireless Association members. Non-member entries will be for display only. The entries are judged for historical significance, documentation, and condition of radio.

Contest Categories: Contest judged by a team of IHRS members.
Category 1...Indiana Made Radio
Category 2...Art Deco Radio (Art Deco: a design style of the 1920s and 30s characterized by bold outlines, geometric and zigzag forms, and the use of materials such as plastic and chrome.
Category 3...1920's Battery Radio with Head Phones.
Category 4...Open to all radio and radio related equipment.

Display category - Electron Flow Apparatus. Show a unique item that depends on electrons to operate.

Operating radios On Display will be judged in the appropriate contest category.

On Display Want to show off a radio set or unique electrical device, generate a discussion? Space will be available to display your "electrons at work" equipment.

The HRS welcomes the Hoosier Antique Phonograph Society to our Spring Meet. They will set up with us in the Swap N Sell area. Have a vintage phonograph to show off? Bring it for display.

This show is also open to vintage Hi-Fi/Stereo equipment and any else pertaining to vintage vacuum tube and solid state electronics. If you have any boxes of tubes, old electronics, parts, wire, test equipment or anything wind up phonograph related, bring it to the show to swap and sell.

Meet contact-Don Yost show contact info 767-945-7014
Check for updated information.
Convenient Motel-Comfort Inn, 522 East Essex Drive, Kokomo show contact info (765) 472-5050.. The Comfort Inn is a couple blocks north of SI122 on SR931.

Michael Feldt

 Post subject: Re: IHRS Spring Meet May 4th & 5th, Kokomo Indiana
PostPosted: May Thu 03, 2018 2:57 am 

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Am planning to be there Friday afternoon since I showed up too late Saturday last year and missed it !


 Post subject: Re: IHRS Spring Meet May 4th & 5th, Kokomo Indiana
PostPosted: May Thu 03, 2018 6:31 pm 
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I was planning on making it on Saturday but it is looking like family obligations are going to keep me from going :?

What is the Friday night turnout like? Is this meet even large enough anymore to support a two day event?


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