Calgary Amateur Radio Association

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Flea Market

Date: 2023 April 15, Saturday

Venue: Eastside City Church, 1320 Abbeydale Drive SE, Calgary.
Door open to vendors at 9 AM; doors open to shoppers at 10 AM.
CARA 2023 Flea Market Poster

Every year, before Covid came to the world, CARA hosted a a very well attended flea market at the Eastside City Church in SE Calgary - 1320 Abbeydale Drive SE, Calgary.
People who have excess amateur radio equipment can rent a table for a nominal fee, and sell their wares at this very well attended market. 
In addition to the the flea sale, there is also a 50/50 draw, plus a raffle for one of more items donated by a local amateur radio equipment retailer.
Held in conjunction with CARA's annual Learning Conference, this event draws a large contingent of the southern Alberta amateur radio community.

Calendar Event:

Contact Joel Weder VE6EI at

  • to reserve a selling table in advance 
  • to volunteer to set up & take down tables, be a door greeter, and sell tickets.  Volunteers get free general admission to the sale.
  • for additional information

At the door, we will be accepting funds for the following:

  • - general admission tickets for shoppers and sellers $5
  • - table rentals for sellers: individuals & retailers $10 / table
  • - tables for HAM clubs (no sales allowed) $0
  • - 50/50 tickets  $2 each or 3/$5

* note that table renters must still pay individual general admissions

Learning Conference

This year (2023) we have a schedule of 3 presentations

  • 8AM - Terrain Modeling for VHF.  Presenter Rudy VE6RDY
  • 9AM - Last Minute Change.  Topic has been changed to APRS Basics and Messaging  Presenter:  Peter VA6PJB from 2020 Technical Conference
  • 11AM - Last Minute Change.  Replay of VE6HWY installation from 1991  

We held a raffle at the 2022 Ham Flea Market & Learning Conference for an Icom IC-705 donated by GPS Central.

Stay tuned for an update to what is offered this year!


CARA Flea market held in conjunction with CARA annual Learning Conference at same time and same building.    

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