30 Years Ago: FLEA at MIT

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Paul W. Schleck

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This is from a web-site that is replaying Usenet, and rec.ham-radio,
from 30 years ago (currently late summer 1990). The site is:

http://www.olduse.net

If you prefer to use your own newsreader, the site also supports an NNTP
connection at:

nntp.olduse.net:119


>From rec.ham-radio Sat Sep 5 13:01:31 2020
>Xref: utzoo rec.ham-radio.swap:1103 rec.ham-radio:23378 rec.ham-radio.packet:4258 sci.electronics:13595 misc.forsale:18367
>Path: utzoo!utgpu!news-server.csri.toronto.edu!clyde.concordia.ca!uunet!decwrl!ucbvax!bloom-beacon!w1gsl
>From: w1...@athena.mit.edu (Steven L. Finberg)
>Newsgroups: rec.ham-radio.swap,rec.ham-radio,rec.ham-radio.packet,rec.shortwave,sci.electronics,misc.forsale,ne.forsale
>Subject: FLEA at MIT Sunday Aug 19 Cambridge MA
>Summary: Ham Radio - Electronics - Computers 9 AM to 4 PM
>Keywords: SWAPFEST fleamarket
>Message-ID: <1990Aug16....@athena.mit.edu>
>Date: 16 Aug 90 14:32:50 GMT
>Expires: 20 Aug 1990
>Sender: dae...@athena.mit.edu (Mr Background)
>Distribution: na
>Organization: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
>Lines: 39


***** 50 cent buyers discount with hardcopy of this notice ********

COMPUTERS - ELECTRONICS - HAM RADIO - COMPUTERS - ELECTRONICS

FLEA all SUMMER at MIT
Sunday, August 19, 1990
9AM-2PM

Come to the city for a great flea - plenty of free parking.

MIT's electronics and ham radio flea will take
place on the third Sunday of each month this summer.

There is tailgate space for over 400 sellers and
free, off-street parking for >1000 cars!

Buyers admission is $1.50 (you get 50c off if
you're lucky enough to have a copy of our add)
and sellers spaces are $8.00-each at the gate
or $5.00 if mailed by the preceding 5th.

The flea will be held at the corner of Albany and
Main streets in Cambridge; right in the Kendall
Square area from 9AM to 2PM, with sellers set-up
time starting at 7AM.

!! RAIN or SHINE !! Have no fear of rain, a covered
tailgate area is available for all sellers (6'8" clearance).

Talk-in: 146.52 and W1XM/R-449.725/444.725 (PL 114.8/2A).

Sponsors: MIT Electronics Research Society
MIT UHF Repeater Association (W1XM)
MIT Radio Society (W1MX)

For more info / advanced reservations 617 253 3776

******** 50 cent buyers discount with hard copy of this notice ************



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