A picture folio of
Indiana radio


Links to IHRS Member Sites:
    at "Preserving Arvin "
- Plastic Radios
- Early Television
- Indiana Radios (plus)
- John & Jeans Old Radios
- Totally Tubular Radio
- Jeremy's Antique Radios

- Camden Antique
    Radio Service
- Philco Radio History

    Reference, and Repair
- Test Equipment History
    and Radio Repair

- Retrotechnologist – Writings
  on radio and vintage miscellany.


Other popular 
 historical radio sites:

- Antique Wireless Association
- Antique Radio Classified
The above provides links to many
other radio sites.

Regional vintage radio and
television events.   

- Michigan Antique Radio Club
- Antique Radio Club of Illinois
Central Ohio Antique Radio
     Association COARA

- Early Television Convention, Ohio  
- Radiorama, Ohio, Kentucky




The Indiana Historical Radio Society
2019 Meeting Schedule



The IHRS welcomes the Hoosier Antique Phonograph Society
to participate in all of the IHRS meets. 


General admission for all four 2019 IHRS meets is free. 


Check the current IHRS Bulletin for "Swap N Sell"
vendor fees for each meet.


Saturday IHRS Meets officially start at 8:00AM
with 7AM to 8AM as setup time.

Most of the activity is usually completed by noon. 
If you are new to our Vintage Radio Meets, arrive early! 


The IHRS Spring Meet begins on Friday
with an official start time of 4PM. 

The meet resumes on Saturday at 8AM.




The Indiana Historical Radio Society

2019 Winter Meet

Heritage Hall, Johnson County Fairgrounds

Franklin, Indiana

March 9, 2019 - Saturday - 8AM to 11:00AM

One block West of the US 31 and

State Road 44 intersection, Franklin

Indoor for Radio Swap & Sell

Bring a radio for the contest or display. 




IHRS Spring Meet - Kokomo

Date May 3 and May 4    
Friday 4PM - 7PM & Saturday 8AM to ~ 1PM
47th Annual Indiana Historical Radio Society
and Antique Wireless Association meeting.


Friday schedule:
3:00pm—Swap N Sell setup
4:00pm—Spring Meet begins
5:00pm Technical presentation—Ed Dupart

6:00pm—Food—Made available by the Shrine Club
7:30pm—Doors close for the evening
Saturday schedule:
7:00am—Doors open for general setup
8:00am—Meet officially begins
8:00am to 9am—contest setup
9:30am—Contest judging begins
10:30—Contest results announced
11:30am—Donation Auction


 Old Equipment Contest - The contest is open to all Indiana Historical Radio Society and Antique Wireless Association members. Non-member entries will be for display only. The entries are judged for historical significance, documentation, and condition of radio.


Contest Categories: Contest judged by a team of IHRS members. 

    category 1—Indiana Made Radio
    category 2 – Open to all radio and radio related equipment
    category 3 – Vintage Tube Amplifiers
Operating radios will be judged in the appropriate contest category.

On Display – Want to show off a radio set or unique electrical device, generate a discussion?  Space will be available to display your “electrons at work” equipment.


The IHRS welcomes the Hoosier Antique Phonograph Society to our Spring Meet.  They will set up with us in the Swap N Sell area.  Have a vintage phonograph to show off?   Bring it for display.


 GPS notice!
We have reports that some GPS mapping sources give directions for the Shrine Club to the west of Kokomo.

This is not correct—the Kokomo Shrine Club is East of Kokomo along US 35.



IHRS Summer Meet – Cool Creek Park, Carmel
Date TBD
Cool Creek Park Nature Center, Carmel
2000 East 151st Street, Carmel


 8AM to 11AM

The Cool Creek Nature Center is located
East of US 31

and North of 151st Street in Carmel. 

- From East 146th Street go north on East Greyhound Pass to Cool Creek Park Road. Cross 151st Street
into Cool Creek Park.




IHRS Fall Foliage Meet
Date and Location TBD

Bring a radio for display.  Your latest find! 
Your recent restoration!





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Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, and Michigan!





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