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CHRS ‘RADIO CENTRAL’ ERA BEGINS

On April 23rd 2014 CHRS took possession of this historic building.  2152 Central Avenue in Alameda CA, will be known as CHRS ‘Radio Central’ and is now the Permanent home of the California Historical Radio Society and its’ programs, the Bay Area Radio Hall Of Fame and the Society Of Wireless Pioneers. CURRENT TOTAL BUILDING FUND DONATIONS: $1,046,200! As of […]

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Over $1 Million Raised By CHRS! Fund Drive Continues For ‘Radio Central’

TODAY’S CASH TOTAL BUILDING FUND DONATIONS = $1,042,900! As of 4/15/2014 our Fund now stands at 435 donations  -  We have until April 23rd to be fully funded. WE ARE NOT DONE! –  CHRS has done something that most non-profits only dream about. We have raised enough money to buy a permanent home. But, we can not let up. A big push […]

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Radio Day By The Bay: LIVE! at KRE is Saturday – Also KVTO is SOLD

                    IT’S THIS SATURDAY! – Schedule below CLICK THIS LINK TO VIEW THE COMPLETE AUCTION CATALOGUE: 2013 CHRS Auction Catalog v7.1 If you love radio, please save this date: Saturday, July 20th. This is the annual event that brings the Broadcast Legends together with the California Historical […]

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New Electrical Transcription Disc Download Available

Our next download is now available at the Electrical Transcription Disc Project. It is a show that is an improvement over the encoding in current circulation, so we hope it will be a nice addition to your collections. You’ll find it at this link, or just click on the “History” portion of the blue ribbon […]

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First Electrical Transcription Disc Download Now Available

Our first download is now available at the Electrical Transcription Disc Project! It is a show that doesn’t appear to be available in an encoded format, so we hope it will be a nice addition to your collections. You’ll find it at this link, or just click on the “History” portion of the blue ribbon […]

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CHRS News You Can Use

VOLUNTEER DAY at KRE – Saturday, May 12th, 9 AM. Come on by. It’s Fun! De FOREST BOOK and BAY AREA RADIO BOOKS Available – Be sure to pick up your copies of Mike Adams’ new book, “Lee De Forest: King of Radio, TV and Film”, for $25 and John Schneider’s and CHRS’ new book, […]

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Electrical Transcription Disc Project Is Up!

The electrical transcription disc project, cataloguing and encoding the CHRS collection of 16″ recordings is now up. Please visit the project page to learn more.

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The Society Of Wireless Pioneers Merges Into CHRS

April 2, 2012, Berkeley, CA. The California Historical Radio Society (“CHRS” — by Steve Kushman, its President) and the Society of Wireless Pioneers, (SOWP), are pleased to announce the merger of the Society of Wireless Pioneers into CHRS. The Society will become a program of CHRS, as is the Bay Area Radio Museum. The primary […]

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CHRS Hi-Fi Clinic & Special Presentation

Extra Volunteer Day at KRE – 9 AM, this Saturday…Then next Saturday, April 7th 9 AM… It’s Radio Activity Day  At KRE – Featuring for the first time our Hi-Fi Clinic & A Special Presentation. We will again host our increasingly popular Radio Repair Clinic in the Russ Dillberg Repair Shop. This time we will have […]

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CHRS in Citrus Heights Saturday – 3/3/12

Vintage Radio Swap Meet this Saturday, March 3rd, 9 AM. Load up the car with radios and come up to Citrus Heights, CA (North Sacramento) – for the CHRS Sacramento Chapter Vintage Radio Swap Meet, at the Sylvan Oaks Library on the Corner of Auburn Blvd. and Van Maren. The address for you GPS fans […]

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