The AHARS Buy and Sell was established in November 1986 and was originally known as the Yearly Electronics Sale. The event was held on a Saturday in November of each year up to 2007 at the Westbourne Park Community Hall, Goodwood Road.
From November 2008, the AHARS Buy and Sell was held each November on a Sunday at the Goodwood Community Centre, Rosa Street, Goodwood (excluding 2009 when it was held in September).
In 2019 the venue for the Buy and Sell moved to the Marion RSL at Norfolk Road, Marion.
A number of guest speakers have appeared at the Buy and Sell over the years.
In 2010, the guest speakers included the WIA President Michael Owen VK3KI, Peter Wolfenden VK3RV (who spoke on the History & Beginnings of the WIA. AREG members have also spoken on Project Horus.
The 2011 event included a talk by Michael Carey VK5ZEA on his DStar activities.
Co-ordination of the event has been led by the following:
David Clegg 2008-current Combined Committee members 2005-2007 Geoff Taylor 1998-2004 Robert Clogg 1996-1997 Lloyd Butler 1993-1996 Rob Gurr 1992 Doug Head 1991 Alan Haines 1990 Gordon Welsh 1986-1989
The 2021 AHARS Buy and Sell has been CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 situation.