of the Month: “Roy, come
and get this goddamn cat” — first
in-flight radio transmission (source)
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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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.
New user of Zoom? Please join us at 7:00 PM for a pre-meeting 'dress
rehearsal' to ensure that you'll be successful in atending the actual
At this 'pre-meeting meeting' you'll have the opportunity to access our
Zoom meeting room and to iron out any bugs before the start of the
regular monthly meeting at 7:30.
Once the meeting starts at 7:30 it will be more difficult to
troubleshoot any problems you may encounter. So if you're new to this
(and most of us are!) please join us at 7:00 to help iron out any
kinks on this first attempt!
There will be a separate link for the 7:00 PM test meeting and the
actual meeting at 7:30 so be careful not to use the test meeting link
to access the actual meeting at 7:30.
meetings are usually held at one of two locations: Bowen Hall on the
Princeton University or at InfoAge in Wall Township,
As all social getherings have been prohibited during the COVID 19 virus
outbreak, our April meeting will be held online using the Zoom Cloud
You can attend our April "virtual meeting" using a computer, a
smartphone, a tablet or even just a telephone.
"44 Years Before Hertz:
Experimental Demonstration of
Electromagnetic Waves by Prof. Joseph Henry."
Presented by Prof. Michael Littman, Princeton Univ.
NOTE: This meeting will take place online on Zoom.
Please read our Zoom
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.
Please join us online. This first NJARC "Virtual Meeting" may or may
not be a little 'rough around the edges' but we've been working on it
and we are pretty sure you'll enjoy attending. See you there!
(Literally, we'll 'see you' there.)
April meeting, club member Prof. Michael Littman of Princeton
University will present the program he had intended to offer at our
March meeting, which had to be cancelled.
Dr. Littman will offer a presentation titled "44 Years Before Hertz:
Experimental Demonstration of Electromagnetic Waves by Prof. Joseph
Joseph Henry was the leading American scientist
after Benjamin Franklin and was a professor at Princeton from 1832 to
1846. There are a number of pieces of Henry's experimental apparatus in Princeton's
collection of historic artifacts.
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