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Welcome to the New Jersey Antique Radio Club

A member organization of InfoAge

Page last updated 4/1/2020 DRS  Click here for the meeting video  

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News

Visit our Radio Technology Museum!
2201 Marconi Road, Wall Township


Our  museum (and all of InfoAge) is closed until further notice.

(See www.infoage.org for more information)


There's a lot happening on our new Facebook Page. Please be sure to "like" our Facebook page!  findusonfacebook
Check out our YouTube channel.   NJARC's YouTube channel

Newsletter Archives: back issues of the past twelve years of "The Jersey Broadcaster"

Click Here for the Meeting Announcement


OUR APRIL MEETING HAS BEEN CHANGED TO AN ONLINE "ZOOM" MEETING

WE WILL NOT BE MEETING IN-PERSON AT INFOAGE

See the Meeting Announcement below

Click here for a PDF copy of our New User Quickstart Guide for NJARC Zoom Meetings

Click Here for the full NJARC Calendar of Events


quote icon Radio Quote 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 Radio" fame)
recounting Charles' lifelong fascination with radio and some of his adventures - and misadventures - as a kid.
You can listen to it here.





We  broadcast many of our meetings live.

Please subscribe to our YouTube channel.


We are now broadcasting our meetings
 LIVE on YouTube.

Click on the YouTube logo at the right
 to go to our YouTube page
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When you arrive at our page on YouTube, you will see "LIVE NOW" at the top of the page if we're currently broadcasting.
(If you don't see the icon and the "LIVE NOW" notice, we may not be online yet; try again later. Don't forget to refresh you browser: press the F5 key.)

YouTube page

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.

View live video broadcast of our meetings on YouTube
(Live broadcast, second Friday of each month, meeting begins at approx. 7:30 PM EST.
Presentation begins at approx. 8 PM EST.
See meeting announcement below for details.)


Sign up for our Email Reflector to send and receive club-related email messages.


Did you miss any of our meetings? You can watch many of them here.


2019 Holiday Party Gift Exchange
(Video courtesy of "RadioWild")


Our Winter Repair Clinic (Video courtesy of "RadioWild")


The 2018 Fall Kutztown Radio Show (Video courtesy of "RadioWild")


The story of NJARC's $10,000 Radio

Click Here for the Quick Links


Meeting Announcement: April 10, 2020

The New Jersey Antique Radio Club usually meets on the second Friday of each month.
Meetings begin at 7:30 PM.
Meeting location:

Online only!

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 meeting.

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.


NJARC meetings are usually held at one of two locations: Bowen Hall on the campus of Princeton University or at InfoAge in Wall Township, NJ.

As all social getherings have been prohibited during the COVID 19 virus outbreak, our April meeting will be held online using the Zoom Cloud Meetings platform.

You can attend our April "virtual meeting" using a computer, a smartphone, a tablet or even just a telephone.

For more information on using Zoom, click here.

MEETING TOPIC:

"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.)


At our 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 Henry."

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.

Joseph Henry artifact

ake it there in person? Attend "virtually."  Click here to view the meeting live online.

Calendar of Upcoming Events

 
Click here for more information about NJARC swap meets.
Click here for more information about NJARC repair clinics.





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Say Hello to...
NJARC board
Your NJARC Board of Directors
Left-to-right: Al Klase, Ray Chase, Dave Sica Harry Klancer, Sal
Brisindi, Richard Lee, Marv Beeferman (Missing: Bill Zukowski)


CONTACT INFORMATION
Richard Lee
President
president1 (at) njarc.org Tel: 914-589-3751
Sal Brisindi
Vice President
vp1 (at) njarc.org Tel: 732-857-7250
Marv Beeferman
Secretary
secretary1 (at) njarc.org Tel: 609-693-9430
Harry Klancer
Treasurer
treasurer1 (at) njarc.org Tel: 732-238-1083
Al Klase
Tube Program Administrator
tubes1 (at) njarc.org Tel: 908-892-5465
Matt Reynolds
Capacitor Program Administrator
Resistor Program Administrator
capacitors1 (at) njarc.org Tel: 567-204-3850
Dave Sica
Website Administrator
webmaster1 (at) njarc.org Tel: 732-382-0618
Click here for a full listing of club contact information

Questions? Complaints? Trouble Reports?
Please contact Dave Sica (webmaster1-at-njarc.org) directly with any questions or suggestions about this website.
 



The 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. There 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.


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Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to the brave and the innocent

Photo: David Sica (September 1, 2001)




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