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Oooh… Check Out The First Of Our Radio Day Auction Radios. We Will Have Some Rare And Sought After Pieces Up For Auction This Year. Stay Tuned. 

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There’s Johnathan Westerling And Denny Monticelli
On The RC Roof Surveying For A New Antenna 

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John Staples And Joe Selkregg Work
On Our General Electric Projection Television

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Willard, One Of Our Most Senior Members
Attaches Tags To Auction Radios

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We have heat!!  Thanks to all the members involved who helped us along this road as well as AT Weber who did the installation.

Come in on a cold day and feel the warmth in our great room!
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Look Up… At Our Two Brand New 40,000 BTU, (Each!), Infrared Heaters. 
Zoey Approves. We Will Now Be As Warm As She Is With Her Fur Coat.
Thanks To Walt Hayden & Denny Monticelli
For Doing The Research And Choosing These Heaters

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Computer History Museum’s Chief Registrar
& CHRS Member Aurora Tucker Continues
Her Radio Repair Training With Denny Monticelli.
Aurora Loves To Tinker! 

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Jimmy Fink Works On Our 1942 Wurlitzer Juke Box

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First Of 2 Infared Heaters Being Installed In Our Great Room
It Will Be Toasty… They Are 40,000 BTUs… Each!

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Getting High 🙂 That’s Steve Garaventa Up There
Under Our 16 Foot Ceiling Replacing A Work Light

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Thanks To Walt Hayden, Cynthia Edwards And Betty Cosmos


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& Rachel Lee With Our Vintage Wurlitzer

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And Her Assistant Zoey At Our Speakers Event

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Radio Central Great Room Looking Good! Getting Ready For Events

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Seth Arp Polishing A Mid Century Wurlitzer 50 Record Jukebox Home Stereo

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Seth Arp, Jim Fink, Dan Healy & John Staples

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John Stuart & Vincent Wu Refer To Plans For The Big Project.
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Mingling In Radio Central’s Basement Are Happy CHRS Members Richard Watts, Denny Monticelli, Hil Hampton, Gilles Vrignaud &
Heidi Kikawada. Gilles Is Especially Happy To
Have His Long Awaited 3″ Pilot TV. 

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8D575958 8505 986B 2Ad8 4Ad37E7A17B3Much Interest Was Shown Recently In Seth Arp’s Zenith Windcharger
53Ada281 63Ba Aecd A733 3Fe1B5Be1289Dave Martens Electrifies Radio Central

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Seth Arp Working On A Vintage Radio In The Radio Central Shop

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Heidi Kikawada And Walt Hayden Sorting, Testing and Marking
Some Of The 30,000 Or So, tubes In Radio Central

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With Tuning In Amateur Transmissions
On His New Yaesu Ham Receiver
In Radio Central’s Back Yard

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Donated To CHRS By Sam Van Zandt & A Friend. Thank You!!!
Also Donated Was A Mutual Broadcasting 
Network Sign. Note The RCA/NBC Ranger Chime Machine #002 And Our Zenith Walton’s Set.

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In Communications Central.

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The New Antenna In Place

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Making A New Back For An Old Radio In The CHRS Wood Shop
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Img 0420 Richard Watts, John Staples, Gilles Vrignaud & Raj Checking Out TV Display

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Raj Tests A Tube Using Our US Government Tube Analyzer As Jimmy & Joe Observe

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 Seth Arp Polishes Our New DeLuxe Philips Console

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It’s Very Unusual – Not Sold In The US

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Our Cataloging Crew Hard At Work
Cynthia Edwards, Betty Cosmos & Walt Hayden Register Our Artifacts

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Gilles Vrignaud Makes Adjustments On Our TV Head End… That He Built!

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John Stuart Gives Our NBC Chime Machine Some TLC

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Denny Monticelli & Seth Arp Prepare For Our Alameda Point Event

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Cataloging Continues – Walt Hayden Photographs Our Artifacts

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Betty Cosmos & Cynthia Edwards On The Cataloging Team

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Even Bruno And Bart Are Excited

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AnchorNew Temporary Homes For Some Of Our Consoles

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Walt Hayden & Steve Garaventa Upgrade
One Of Our Schoolhouse Lights To A Better LED

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Keith Scott & Denny Monticelli
Harvest Some Fruit From Our Orange Tree

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Kent Leech, Walt Hayden & Miles Steubing
Sort New Vacuum Tube Donations

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Work In Progress… Radio With Pictures Coming Back To Life

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It’s Springtime in February in Alameda so the weather is good for yard work. Steve Garaventa & Earl Hammers start the assembly of our new 10′ x 20′ shade structure. Our old one outlived its usefulness and was torn apart in last year’s storm. 

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Denny Monticelli Sands One Of Our Lunch Serving Tables

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Structure Complete! Zoey & Betty Approve

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Happy Lunchers Joe, Bart, Earl & Our Cook, Keith

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Nice To Be Outside With Denny, Walt, Raj, Gilles & Kent 

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Steve, Dave, Philip And John Enjoy Lunch In The Shade

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The 40′ Container That Holds
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Our Other Collection Artifacts
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Is Getting Organized. Yay! First Time It’s Been Done.

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Dan DeRensis Lays Down Some Lacquer In The Warm Climate