2019 RadioFallFest: Announcement

RadioFallFest 2019, Sunday, October 20th

Click here to see or download the flyer and view what you can buy or sell

 Time: gates open by 8 AM

Big Auction begins at 12:00 PM

Place - Davidsonville Family Recreation Center

Lodging - Nearest Hotels

Food: There will be food, coffee, and other drinks available for purchase, provided by the Boy Scouts of America Davidsonville Troop #454 (or bring your own).

 

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Radio Age Index Update

Thanks to Brian Belanger, the Radio Age Index has been updated through April 2018.

Click to view the new index on a web page: Cumulative Index 1994-Apr 2018 Radio Age.pdf

Alternatively, click 'Newsletter' on the left menu.

Replacing Power-Cord Resistance Elements or Ballast Tubes

Have an old radio that used power-cord resistance elements or ballast tubes that are no longer available? Ed Lyon has taken Charlie Rhodes' equations for determining how to replace those with modern-day capacitors and created some charts to guide your repairs. Published in the September 2017 Radio Age, they are provided here for your use. 

To view the charts and related article, click here.

Ham Radio Operators Puerto Rico Bound

Check out this article about fellow radio enthusiasts from the American Radio Relay League who went to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria to to help distribute information about the status of hurricane survivors: Puerto Rico bound: Ham radio operators relay Hurricane Maria survivor info

July 2017 Presentation - Building a Tech Library

Our July 2017 meeting featured a very useful presentation on Building a Tech Library by Brian Belanger and Joe Meagher. 

To view a consolidated listing of recommended books and links from the presentation, click here.