I’m a little bit late posting this, but as most folks are now aware, Maker Media is struggling. Make Magazine and the Maker Faire were major sources of inspiration for me in the mid 2000s when I created MightyOhm. I owe a lot to the folks behind Maker Media and the makers who inspired me in those early years.
EMSL and Ben Krasnow have been posting early Maker Faire photos and I wanted to contribute some of mine as well.
Scroll down for photos of the first ever Maker Faire, held in San Mateo way back in 2006!
Dale Dougherty and the staff behind Maker Media and the Maker Faire – THANK YOU for years of inspiration, laughs, friends, fun, and LOTS of tasty paella. You guys rock.
The Mike & Key Electronics Show and Swap Meet is coming up fast! It will be held on Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup, WA. This is the premier electronics swap meet / flea market in WA state. I won’t have a table this year but I’ll still be there. I wouldn’t miss it!
I have no affiliation with Mike and Key, but in my opinion this is the best electronics swap meet in the greater Seattle area. I go every year. (If you know of others, post in the comments!)
The Mike and Key flea market will take place on Saturday, March 10th at the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup. Doors open at 9AM (earlier for sellers). I’m looking forward to meeting other PNW electronics and ham radio folks there. I have a seller table again this year so I should be pretty easy to find. I’ll be selling a few kits along with ham radio gear and miscellaneous electronics.
Mike and Key hosts ham radio exams during the swap meet, so if you’re interested in getting a ham radio license this is one opportunity. More details on the event flyer.