Antique Radio Charlotte 2014
Charlotte International Cryptologic Symposium
Tube Collectors Association SE Meeting
Thursday, Friday & Saturday
~ ~ ~ Hosted by the Carolinas Chapter of the Antique Wireless Association ~ ~ ~
On Thursday morning from 9am-11:30noon there will be a Tube Collectors Forum
in ballroom C/D (this is not a TCA sanctioned event).
We will also be hosting our second "Charlotte International Cryptologic Symposium".
The 2012 Crypto Symposium was a tremendous success with with many international participants. The news of another Charlotte Crypto Symposium has already been spreading through the crypto world and the list of attendees and presenters is growing and it should prove to be another stellar event. The Crypto Symposium will start at 9am Thursday and
run through until Saturday lunch time.
We will be having THREE auctions this year, along with the regular Friday afternoon auction
we will auctioning the estate collection of Ted Bryan retired chief engineer for WBT,
plus our regular Saturday morning "Radio Rescue" end of swap auction.
Each conference registration grants you access to "Antique Radio Charlotte, the Tube Collectors meeting Thursday morning and the Crypto Symposium.
Again this year we'll have all the meals as last year,
starting with the "Kickoff Luncheon" Thursday at noon, our soup and sandwich buffet for dinner Thursday evening, breakfast and lunch will be available on the hotel food cart in the registration tent Friday, the Banquet Friday evening, breakfast again from the food cart Saturday morning, and ending up with the Conference Wrap-Up luncheon
early Saturday afternoon.
There will be almost 3 full days of activities starting with our Program / Forums on Thursday afternoon and evening, our giant flea market on Friday morning followed that afternoon by our Old Equipment Auction.
The flea market continues on Saturday when we welcome the public with FREE admission.
Late Saturday morning we'll have our famous "Radio Rescue" end of meet auction with bargains aplenty.
Saturday morning will also include the judging and awarding of prizes for entries in our Old Equipment Contest.
Again this year everyone that pays registration for this conference
receives a one year membership in the Carolinas Chapter of the AWA.
To make your hotel reservations contact the Sheraton directly
Be sure to ask for the Special "Antique Radio Charlotte" conference
room rate which is just $91 per night. The nornal room rate is $199.
Our conference site, the Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel has been acclaimed by many
as the finest hotel in the radio collecting hobby.
The staff at the Sheraton bend over backwards to make sure everything goes as good as possible for our event. You only have to look back to 2009 with a week of heavy rain
to see what the folks at the Sheraton will do for us.
We WILL NOT BE RAINED OUT !
In the event of really bad weather, we can and will move the entire flea market inside.
We look forward to seeing you
at the conference in March 2014