Links of Interest

Restoration Parts and Supplies - General

Radio Daze   -  Tubes, parts, tools, and supplies for restoring old radios.

Antique Electronic Supply   -  Tubes, parts, and supplies for restoring vacuum tube equipment.

Antique Radio Grille Cloth   -  Premier source for reproduction pattern grill cloth.
 Lost their supplier, but provide alternate sources. Now feature Radio Related Advertising Art and Other Stuff.

K & D Electronics   -  Resistors, capacitors, and High End Audio tubes, parts, and supplies.
Note: This vendor is in China.

AntiqueRadios.com   -  Nice general resource site for radio collectors.  A forum; it mostly contains information and links on various antique radios and equipment.

 

Vacuum Tubes

MAARC  -  Remember, MAARC sells a wide variety of NOS and used tubes at the monthly meetings and our meets.  Visit the tube trailer or email Charlie Scarborough.

NCRTV - The National Capital Radio and TV museum sells tubes. 

Antique Electronic Supply   -  Tubes, parts, and supplies for restoring vacuum tube equipment.

Radio Daze   -  Tubes, parts, tools, and supplies for restoring old radios.

The Radiola Guy   -  Lists his stock of both early and later types of tubes for sale.

 

Capacitors

MAARC  -  The club sells the most commonly used capacitors at the monthly meetings and our meets at good prices.  See or email Chris Kocsis

WJOE Radio   -  Capacitors, resistors, and dial lamps for vintage radios.

Just Radios   -  Capacitors for vintage radios.

Bob's Antique Radios and Electronics   -  Capacitors and dial lamps for vintage radios.

Radio Daze   -  Tubes, parts, tools, and supplies for restoring old radios.

Antique Electronic Supply   -  Tubes, parts, and supplies for restoring vacuum tube equipment.

 

Dial Scales, Dial Covers, and Decals

Radio Daze   -  Reproduction glass dial scales and some decals.

Antique Electronic Supply   -  Some reproduction plastic dial scales and decals.

The Radiola Guy   -  Reproduction paper, foil, and plastic dial scales. Custom work offered.

Anatek Corp.   -  Reproduction clear plastic dial covers.

Retro Radio Repair   -  Reproduction clear plastic dial covers.

 

Knobs and other parts

David and Joann Frush  -  Good salvaged knobs, escutcheons, dials, chassises, etc.
No website, but email inquirys to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Old Time Replications   -  Reproduction knobs, pushbuttons, and plastic escutcheons.

Renovated Radios   -  Reproduction rubber grommets, gaskets, knobs, pushbuttons, and CRT masks, etc.

Constantines Wood Center   -  Lacquers, veneers, and refinishing supplies for wood cabinets.

 

Schematics and Service Literature

NCRTV  -  MAARC's extensive service literature library was merged with that of the National Capital Radio and TV Museum.  Photocopy packages are available for most vintage radio and TV sets.

BAMA - The Boat Anchor Manual Archive offers free manuals for download

Nostalgia Air   -  Free online schematics, manuals, tube data, references and more.

Just Radios   -  Schematics and Capacitors for vintage radios.

A. G. Tannenbaum's Homepage   -  User and Service Manuals for old radios, amps, ham, audio, and test equipment.

The Radiola Guy   -  Schematics and service literature, for more than just Radiolas.

Philco Radio   -  Ron Ramirez's website has schematics for Philco radios.

Glendale Manuals - An eBay Store

Engle Tech Supply - Also known as Zizzy7, another eBay Store

TubeSound - Another eBay Store

 

Radio Repair Services Offered

JF Antique Radio Repair   -  Serving the Washington, D.C. area.  30 years experience in repair of antique radios and tube equipment.  Reasonable rates.
 Located in Ashburn, VA.

Old Radio Doc   -  Antique Radio Restoration and Repair services.
Located in Pomfret Center, CT.  Run by Bob Eslinger.

Camden Antique Radio Service   -  Antique radio repair and schematics.
Located near Atlanta, GA.  Run by Scott Rhode.

Great Northern Vintage Radios   -  Restoration, repair, parts, and sales services.
Located in Minneapolis, MN.  Run by Alan Jasperson.

For Your Listening Pleasure   -  Antique Radio & Record Player Restoration and Repair services.
Located in Binghamton, NY.  Run by The Phillips Family.

Urban Antique Radio and Vintage Hi-Fi   -  Restoration, repair, and sales services.
Located in Windsor, CT.  Run by Mike Urban.

Tom's Antique Radio Repair   -  Repair services.  Has on-line repair price estimate listings. 
Located in Dayton, OH.

NCRTV - Members of the National Capital Radio and TV museum offers radio repairs to members.

 

Other Services Offered

Radio Attic   -  Buy and sell old radios here.  Restoration Services also.  Located in Eaton, NH

Tom McKees's Antique Radio Literature page   -  A listing of original service literature for sale.

Estes Auctions   -  Premier vintage electronics auction house.
Usually several per month

Vintage Audio   -  "Mr. Analog" deals in vintage stereo gear, Hi-Fi, and vinyl records.
 Run by George Rasley

 

Useful Information

AntiqueRadios.com   -  General resource site for radio collectors.  Forums, Galleries, Links, Articles, etc.

VintageRadio.com   -  General resource site for radio collectors.  Classified Ads, Event Calendar, Lots of Links, etc.

Radio Finder by Tube Line-up   -  Matches tube complements to radios where used.
Run by John Okolowicz.

Renovated Radios   -  Magazines and Service Literature on CD including "Radio Retailing", also restoration articles.

Philco Radio   -  Ron Ramirez's website has boat loads of info on Philco radios.

Philco Repair Bench   -  Excellent info for fixing your Philco (or other) antique radio.  Great Resource Links page.

The Radiola Guy   -  Extensive info about Radiolas, and other radios too.

The Boat Anchor Manual Archive   -  Extensive list of owners manuals for free download.
Mostly tube HAM gear, some test equipment and other stuff.

Harry Poster   -  Vintage TV site.

The Original Old Time Radio (OTR) WWW Pages   -  Old Time Radio programs and history.

Early Development of Radio - 600 BC to the Early 1920's   -  Article covering from discovery of electricity through electronics leading to radio.

UNITED STATES EARLY RADIO HISTORY   -  Archive of articles on early history of radio (1897 - 1927).

Inland Marine Radio History Archive   -  Archive of the history of radio on the Great Lakes and the Mississippi.

 

On-line Radio Picture Galleries

Radio Attic Archives   -  Over 6000 radios pictured in galleries searchable by manufacturer.

RadioMuseum.org   -  On-line museum featuring pictorial galleries of radios from around the world.  Searchable by manufacturer and country, in several languages.

Silver, Sounds, and Stuff   -  Over 1000 radios pictured in searchable gallery.

Classic Radio Gallery   -  Radios pictured in searchable gallery.  Also radios and schematics for sale.

Norwegian Historical Radio Society   -  English language version of website featuring pictures of Norwegian radios and Tandberg equipment.

 

Old Time Radio Programs

Vintage Radio Shows.Com   -  Subscription Service of OTR Programs for download or smart phone.
 Over 80,000 listings.

Old Time Radio Show Catalog   -  OTR programming for sale and download.
Extensive, well indexed holdings.  New listings monthly

 

Other Clubs

Antique Radio Club of Illinois (ARCI)

Australian Vintage Radio Society, Victoria, Australia

California Historical Radio Society (CHRS)

Carolinas Chapter of the Antique Wireless Association (CC-AWA)

Delaware Valley Historic Radio Club

Indiana Historical Radio Society

Michigan Antique Radio Club (MARC)

Music City Vintage Radio Club, Nashville, TN

New Jersey Antique Radio Club (NJARC)

Northland Antique Radio Club, Minnesota

Pittsburgh Antique Radio Society (PARS)

Southeastern Antique Radio Society (SARS), Georgia