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The TV that Followed Me Home

A 1951 Model H3267R Zenith TV / Radio / Phonograph console is saved from the dumpster. Photos included! Continue reading

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Workshop Comfort

Construction of pine walls with electric outlets and shelving for the radio workshop. Continue reading

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The 2016 New England Antique Radio Club Swap Meet

If you have visited this blog in the past you are well aware that I am a dedicated radio collector. A better description might be radio accumulator. A collector is very discriminating. He or she specializes in certain styles or … Continue reading

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A Portable AM/FM/SW/SSB That Fulfills a Need

  My need? I enjoy having a personal radio along whenever I go on vacation. Not just any radio..it has to receive AM/FM/SW and if possible SSB. A radio just makes me feel connected to the world regardless of what … Continue reading

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There’s a Grocery Store in my Garage

How much room does anyone have to store groceries, dishes, pans, etc. in the kitchen? For us it always seems that everything is squished into lots of small cupboards. You have to be real careful when you reach for the … Continue reading

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Icom IC-706MkIIG Operation Guide

Some years ago¬† I purchased an Icom IC-706-MkIIG transceiver.This was the third and final version of this very popular amateur radio. I was attracted to the 706 for a number of reasons, some of which are: Small size makes it … Continue reading

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Winter Antiquing in Maine

We sometimes take a New England Vacation. That means we don’t go very far and we do it off-season (also known as Reduced Rates Time). Usually this involves staying at an inn or bed and breakfast for a couple of … Continue reading

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RCA Radiola 60

    I am a radio collector. I should probably say that I am a radio accumulator. That would be more accurate. A true collector seeks only the best and is constantly improving the¬†collection. He or she upgrades the collection, … Continue reading

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A Hamfest Weekend

    What makes a good weekend for you? Some would answer eight hours straight of football games on Sunday afternoon. Others would say climbing Mount Washington or a good 100-mile bike ride. For me it is my annual trek … Continue reading

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Westinghouse WR-8, The Columaire

Hobbies for me are a sort of hot and cold thing. I jump in all eager and ready to achieve great feats of creativity and discovery. This ‘hot’ stage is followed by the ‘accumulation’ stage in which I collect all … Continue reading

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