The AWA 2015 Houck Award  

Mike Adams and Bart Lee accept the 2015 Antique Wireless Association “Houck Award” given this year to CHRS for its outstanding role in Historic Radio Preservation. The annual award is the AWA’s most prestigious. Said Adams as he thanked the AWA on behalf of CHRS, “Steve Kushman, we couldn’t have done it without you!” See the video

The AWA 2015 Houck Award

ET Project  

Our museum houses several hundred of electrical transcriptions (also called “transcription discs”) of radio programs, now being encoded for our website visitors to enjoy.

UPDATED 4/6/15 – Another new show. Click here to find out more.

ET Project

CHRS You Tube Channel  

Our events, Radio Central building progress, and other radio-inspired video can be found on the CHRS YouTube Channel. Click here to go there

CHRS You Tube Channel

“KSAN’s Live Jive” CD Available  

The CD and digital download project called “KSAN’s Live Jive” contains historic music rarities from KSAN’s extensive live music broadcast archives is a benefit for the California Historical Radio Society and its Bay Area Radio Hall Of Fame. ORDER A COPY HERE.

"KSAN's Live Jive" CD Available

About CHRS

The California Historical Radio Society (CHRS) is a non-profit corporation founded in 1974 to promote the restoration and preservation of early radio and broadcasting. We are currently raising funds for our new museum in Alameda.

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Latest Update

  • BIG AWARDS FOR CHRS!

    The Rex Foundation Awards CHRS With A $5,000 Grant! “Furthering a Tradition of Grassroots Giving” Good things continue to happpen for CHRS. Recently we were awarded the prestigeous Houck Award by the Antique Wireless Association. […]

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About BARM / BARHOF

The Bay Area Radio Museum (BARM) is an online collection of audio recordings, documents and photographic images pertaining to the history and development of radio broadcasting in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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