Welcome to the Historical Radio Society of Australia
The Historical Radio Society of Australia has some 1100 members who appreciate vintage valve and transistor radios from the early 1900s to current technology. No technical knowledge or previous experience is required. If you like old radios, we can help you make an impressive collection.
Members enjoy advice, access to circuits, and components from the HRSA valve bank. The stand-out value for members is receiving the quarterly Radio Waves magazine. Each issue of radio waves contains at least 76 pages, 64 in full colour and 12 of classified adverts (insertion of adverts is free to members). In addition, there are local meetings, sales, auctions, and themed events.
Specific details, such as how to submit items to auctions, can be accessed from the drop down options available at the top of this page.
Events are subject to change and cancelation at short notice.
Members are advised to check closer to the date for any changes.
HRSA YouTube Channel
These talks are not on our YouTube channel, but were recorded at our meetings
Kevin Poulter’s talk on “Better Lighting and Photography” for radio images.
Part 1 of Graham Parslow’s talk on 22 March 2022.
Graham tells tales of his restoration adventures.
Back issues of many of the issues of Radio Waves are available, particularly after 2004. They are available for $5 each including postage.
Melbourne Group Meeting
At our next meeting on 20 May 2023 we have a change of plans. The talk by Peter Schwelger will be brought forward. A Mini Auction will follow.
Adelaide Group Meeting
The next meet of the Adelaide Group is on Sunday, 30 April 2023. There will be an AWA Show and Tell day. So bring your favourite AWA piece of equipment.
Melbourne Auction Closed
The Auction for April 2023 is now closed. Please consider keeping items for a future auction. An illustrated list is forthcoming.
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