Winter 2015 Events  

FEBRUARY 7: Swap meet at Radio Central, Alameda, 9-3

MARCH 7: Auction at Radio Central, Alameda

Thank you Yasme Foundation  

A Big CHRS Thank You to the Yasme Foundation for their very generous grant of “$9500 to the California Historical Radio Society, to fund the Maxwell Library and Maxwell Archives Room in support of the efforts of Jim Maxwell, W6CF, to maintain the history of Amateur Radio.”

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 12/27/14 – Another new show. Click here to find out more.

Radio Central Progress  

Follow the progress as our volunteers bring our building back to its 1900 glory. We are building a Radio History Museum and Research Center at 2152 Central in Alameda. Click here for updates

New KPEN Book Available Now!  

CHRS is the sole distributer of this book and 100% of monies raised are being donated to us by Gary Gielow. Thank You Gary!

The “Story Of KPEN” by Gary M. Gielow. CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW. Only $23.95 including shipping.

KSAN Jive95 Movie: Kickstarter  

The 10 year Jive 95 period from 1968 to 1978 was pivotal in the formation of many new concepts and ideas not only about radio, but about the culture of the time. CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR KICKSTARTER DONATION. The campaign ends February 28th.

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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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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