OUR MAY MEETING WILL BE ANOTHER ONLINE
WE WILL NOT BE MEETING IN-PERSON.
Meeting Announcement below
Click here for a PDF copy of our New User
Quickstart Guide for NJARC Zoom Meetings
We WILL also
be live on our regular YouTube
channel if you can't access Zoom or simply prefer to watch it that
OUR APRIL MEETING WAS HELD ONLINE
radio restorers, we have shown that we can successfully endure hot
soldering irons, electrical shocks, exploding capacitors, straining our
backs lifting 'boatanchors,' inhaling paint stripper fumes and the
Hantavirus, but the Corona Virus has temporarily managed to put a halt
to our get-togethers. Our April
Meeting was a virtual one, held online on Zoom. If you missed the
meeting, it's now available on YouTube
as are many of our previous meetings.
of the Month: “Radio is a
wonderful invention that allows people who have nothing to say to tell
that t people who will not listen to them." — unknown
((Sounds a lot
like the Internet! -- ed.)
On Saturday, June 2, NJARC members attended a memorial service for
Charles Blanding along with many of his friends and family.
A highlight of this 'celebration of his life' was a heartfelt (and
funny!) tribute by his friend Allan
Sniffen (of "Rewound
recounting Charles' lifelong fascination with radio and some of his
adventures - and misadventures - as a kid.
You can listen to it here.
We are now broadcasting our meetings
LIVE on YouTube.
Click on the YouTube logo at the right
to go to our YouTube page
you arrive at our page on YouTube, you will see "LIVE NOW" at the
top of the page if we're currently broadcasting.
you don't see the icon
notice, we may not be online yet; try again later. Don't forget to
refresh you browser: press the F5 key.)
NOTE: Our meetings start at approximately 7:30 PM Eastern time. Club
business report are presented from 7:30 to approximately 8:00 or 8:15.
Then there is a break DURING WHICH
THE WEBCAST MAY BE OFFLINE. The Live Stream resumes with the
evening's "Tech Talk" presentation, which typically begins between 8:30
and 8:45 PM.
live video broadcast of our meetings on YouTube
broadcast, second Friday of each month, meeting begins at
7:30 PM EST.
Presentation begins at approx. 8 PM EST.
See meeting announcement
below for details.)
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Did you miss any of our meetings? You can watch many
of them here.
Party Gift Exchange (Video
courtesy of "RadioWild")
Winter Repair Clinic (Video courtesy of
Radio Show (Video courtesy of "RadioWild")
New Jersey Antique Radio Club usually meets
second Friday of each month.
begin at 7:30
Join us via Zoom! 7:30 PM You'll receive a link to the online meeting via an
email from THE NJARC
Communicator prior to the start of the meeting. If you have
connecting, call one of the 'help desk' numbers listed at the end of
the Quickstart Guide.
meetings are usually held at one of two locations: Bowen Hall on the
Princeton University or at InfoAge in Wall Township,
As all social gatherings have been prohibited during the COVID 19 virus
outbreak, our meetings for the forseeable future will be held online
using the Zoom Cloud
You can attend our "virtual meeting" using a computer, a
smartphone, a tablet or even just a telephone.
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Our NJARC Meeting is Powered by
HOW TO USE ZOOM:
For more information on using Zoom, click
here for the NJARC Zoom Meeting Quickstart Guide.
your smartphone or tablet, go to the Google Play Store to get the app
for Android phones and tablets, or to Apple's App Store if you have an
iPhone or iPad.
(PC & Mac)
connect via a browser on your computer, the Zoom Client software should
download and install autmatically when you join your first Zoom
meeting. You can also download 'Zoom Client for Meetings' ahead of time
Hints and Kinks
If you haven't participated in an online Zoom meeting yet, please read
New User Quickstart Guide
to help ensure that you are able to access the meeting
online via your computer, smartphone, tablet or
by calling in on the telephone.
Our first Zoom meeting was a big success.
Special thanks to:
Littman for giving us what was essentially a "Master Class" in
Al Klase and Bill Sloma for contributing
their time and expertise to allow the club to host a Zoom meeting that
went smoothly right out of the gate!
May meeting, we'll gather 'virtually' again as the Coronavirus
emergency limits our ability to gather together physically.
Don't forget that besides our regular monthly meetings, there are
informal gatherings taking place on Zoom to "talk radio" several times
a week. Watch your email from The NJARC Communicator for
ake it there in person?
here to view the meeting live online.
Complaints? Trouble Reports?
Please contact Dave
Sica (webmaster1-at-njarc.org) directly with any questions or
suggestions about this
New Jersey Antique Radio Club
is dedicated to the preservation of radio history. The club usually
meets on the second Friday of each month. Check the meeting
announcement each month for the location of that month's meeting and
any deviation from the usual night.
is a small Radio Swap Meet before and after the meetings which start
promptly at 7:30 PM. Every month there is a "Tech Talk" radio
collecting presentation. Anyone interested in old radios is
welcome to attend and join. Several times a year, the club sponsors a swapmeet
featuring an antique radio flea market and auction.
and prayers continue to go out to the brave and the innocent