The California Historical Radio Society is proud to once again present Radio Day By The Bay 2019 – LIVE! In Alameda. This all-day event is our yearly fund-raising activity. CHRS is very fortunate to have been able to purchase a permanent home in Alameda, but now must raise the necessary funds to build and maintain ‘Radio Central’, and its CHRS Educational Center, Vintage Radio Museum and Bay Area Radio Hall Of Fame.
Please try to get to Radio Day early. The Church parking lot that we use on Saturdays will be reserved for Handicapped, Event Staff, guests and performers. There should be plenty of street parking… You may have to walk a bit. If you are a registered volunteer, your name should appear on our list for entry into preferred parking in the lot next to our building.
What a Deal!… $10 For A Whole Day
Of Vintage Radio Fun
KCBS’ Morning News Anchor – Stan Bunger will again be our Master of Ceremonies
LIVE Electronics Auction – Almost 200 Lots of antique radio gear, hi-fi gear and more. Click above to see the catalog. Check back as more items are listed. Our guest auctioneers will be KGO TV’s Dan Ashley and one of our favorites & a member of BARHOF Class of 2008, Ms. Rosie Lee Allen.
LIVE Jazz Concert – The Royal Society Jazz Orchestra will entertain with a toe tapping musical set. The RSJO is a well respected and very popular musical attraction. When the RSJO stages events they sell out. And charge more than $10. So pass the word if you love to hear live jazz music performed by a highly talented professional orchestra.
LIVE Radio Play – On stage The CHRS Radio Dog Theater Presents: “Sam Spade – The Blood Money Caper”. Set in San Francisco back in the 20th century. This campy radio drama will be directed by Peter Finch and stars Sam Van Zandt as Sam Spade. Featuring Terry McGovern, Celeste Perry, Miranda Wilson, Richard Gossett, Michael Bennett, Hoyt Smith, Alica Clancy and Steve Kushman. Sound Design & Live mix by Dan Healy. Sound Playback by Chris Chapman.
LIVE Announcements – Ben Fong-Torres and Kim Wonderley will present The Bay Area Radio Hall Of Fame Class of 2019.
Silent Auction – Featuring wonderful and unusual items, events and opportunities for fun.
A GIANT Electronics Surplus Event – Make a small donation and take home thousands of electronic items and other things that need to be saved from the landfill.
Hungry? – The CHRS Doggie Diner has food and beverages plus the CHRS Bake Sale.
Explore Radio Central – See the progress on our efforts to build this center devoted to Radio. And learn about ham radio in our new amateur station W6CF.
If you want to bid on items in our auction, but can’t be at Radio Central July 20th, you can CLICK HERE FOR THE ON-LINE BIDDING FORM. Read the simple instructions and fill out all required fields. Be sure to include the Lot Numbers and the highest amount you are willing to bid for that lot. During the live auction, a proxy bidder will bid for you up to your maximum. You will be notified as to the results of your bids. If you are the winning bidder, you must pay by PayPal within 24 hours after the close of auction. If payment is not received within 24 hours, the sale is void. All items to be picked up at CHRS Radio Central, 2152 Central Avenue in Alameda, CA unless other arrangements are made for shipping at bidders expense.
New information will be posted soon. So, stay tuned & please check back often. It's only a $10 donation for the whole day. Children are Free.
Radio Day 2019 Schedule
This Schedule Subject to Change
8:00am – 10:00am – Radio Central – Auction Preview
8:00am – 3:00pm – Radio Central – Surplus Event, Doggie Diner, Bake Sale, Museum Tours, Museum Store, Discover Ham Radio With W6CF
9:00am – Veterans Auditorium – Doors Open, Entry & Silent Auction (Silent Auction closes at 2pm)
10:00am – Veterans Auditorium – Welcome Announcements – Auction Segments 1 & 2 (With Break If Needed) – Auctioneer, Dan Ashley
Also at Veterans Auditorium:
11:45am – Don Neely’s Royal Society Jazz Orchestra
12:45pm – Bay Area Radio Hall Of Fame Class of 2019
1:00pm – “Sam Spade – The Blood Money Caper”
1:35pm – CHRS Volunteer of the Year
1:40pm – Auction Segments 3 & 4 (With Break If Needed) – Auctioneer, Rosie Allen
3:00pm – Good Bye!
8am – 3pm
Veterans Auditorium 2203 Central Avenue
CHRS Radio Central 2152 Central Avenue
Auction Catalogue Version 9