HLARA         Heartland Antique Radio Association, Inc.

Sizzler

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The Summer Sizzler is the annual HLARA contest and swap meet held every year in June; however, the 2021 Sizzler was held on July 31st at Asbury United Methodist Church, 6767 S Mingo Rd, Tulsa, OK.  The event is FREE and open to the public.  FREE coffee, soft drinks, donuts, and hot dogs.  Doors open at 8:00 A.M. for setup.  Event opens to the public at 9:00 A.M.  A free lunch is served at Noon with an auction at 12:30.  Early setup on Friday from 3:00-6:00.

Contest Rules - Anyone may enter an unlimited number of items in the contest. Contest entries may also be offered for sale. If possible, you should determine the manufacturer, model number, and year of manufacture for each entry. First, second, and third place ribbons are awarded in each category. Awards are also be given for Best in Show, Best Restoration, and Peoples Choice. Earn extra points by demonstrating that your entry is in working condition. Contest judging begins at 10:30 A.M.

Swap Meet - HLARA members may have a table at no charge to display radio related equipment for sale or trade. Membership is Free.  Just click on the Membership Tab at the left and fill out the  form.  We do not sell or share membership information with others.

Contest categories are listed below:

1 Crystal Sets powered only from radio signal
2 Regenerative Sets uses regeneration to increase signal
3 TRF Sets single or multi-dial, including neutrodyne
4 Tombstone/Cathedral Sets height greater than width
5 Horizontal Wood Table Sets width greater than height
6 Portables usually has a handle, small enough to be carried
7 Bakelite/Plastic Sets case not wood, metal or Catalin
8 Art Deco Sets art deco styling, usually 1920's ad 30's
9 Novelty Sets radios often disguised as something else
10 Transistor Sets no tubes
11 Radio Phono Combo radio and phono but not a console
12 Speakers
13 Test Equipment anything for servicing or testing radios
14 Accessory Items microphones, headphones, antennas, batteries, power supplies, tape/wire recorders, amplifiers, etc
15 Boat Anchor/Military military and short wave equipment or anything that weighs enough to be a boat anchor
16 Consoles floor standing radio with or without phono
17 Television has a crt or screen for viewing television
18 Phonographs acoustic or electronic but with no radio
19 Foreigh Radio not manufactured in USA
20 Other Radio radios not fitting in any other categorty such as metal case or Catalin radios
21 Home Brew anything built by the user, including kits

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