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Interested in Antique Radios? Visit the Museum of Radio and Technology in Huntington, West Virginia near the tri-state corner of West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky.
The Windsor Historical Society - Our neighbor down the road and a great place to visit!
Windsor Art Center at the Freight House - Windsor's newest museum, check them out if you have a chance.
The Oliver Ellsworth Homestead - Believe it or not, one of the early ancestors of our museum director John Ellsworth.
The Tobacco Museum at Northwest Park - Windsor has a long history of making great tobacco for cigar wrappers.
Windsor Chamber of Commerce- A very active chamber and a big supporter of our museum.
Town of Windsor Connecticut - Connecticut's first town and our home.
Visit the Windsor, CT page of the American Towns website to find out what's Happening in and around Windsor, CT. http://www.americantowns.com/ct/windsor
To find Windsor hotels nearby, visit HotelsCombined.
Connecticut Historical Resource Guide
As a first step in your journey through Connecticut’s history, check out the facts, statistics, and catalogues made available through the following sites. It will be especially helpful to pay them a visit if you’re looking for Connecticut’s vital statistics, important points in history, or interesting trivia. All are free to use and you can trust the information they contain.
Connecticut History - Facts and Quotes
Connecticut is small, but a very historically rich state in the United States. It is located in the Northeast region of the country called New England. Connecticut is home to several large and historic universities, including Yale University, and was part of the American Revolution as one of the thirteen colonies rebelling against British rule. Although Connecticut is small, it is densely populated, has lots of interesting sites and attractions, and is home to some of America’s most important and influential companies, colleges, and historical personages.
Radio and Communications Links
ARRL - The American Radio Relay League in Newington.
New England Antique Radio Club - Based out of New Hampshire.
Hartford Radio History - Run by Connecticut radio enthusiast John Ramsey
Ottawa Vintage Radio Club: Canadian club dedicated to the preservation and presentation of Canadian Radio History
www.nyantiqueradio.org Greater New York Vintage Wireless Association
www.mrca.ar88.net Military Radio Collectors Association
www.njarc.org New Jersey Antique Radio Club
mHelpDesk - Field Service Management Guide: Telecommunications Timeline
A.R.C.--The International Publication For Buyers And Sellers
Of Old Radios And Related Items-- Antique Radio Classified is antique radio's largest circulation monthly magazine. Monthly issues of Antique Radio Classified include articles on radios, vintage TVs, tube audio equipment, classified ads, ads for parts and services, meet and flea market calendar, repairing old radios, radio history, auction prices, radio photos, and related topics.
A friendly museum in West Hartford CT housing a collection devoted to the evolution of high fidelity audio equipment.
http://alabamahistoricalradiosociety.org/ Alabama Historical Radio Society
American Radio History -
Two million pages of AM FM & TV Broadcasting history online Great Site!
Museum of early consumer electronics and 1st achievements
New England ham/broadcast and TV history
Website - Art Donahue W1AWX worked in New England broadcasting for 43 years. He has put together a visual history of New England ham/broadcast radio and TV on his QRZ web page.
Become A Storm Spotter From Home
The museum no longer offers radio repair, however there are a number of people we can recommend who have a connection to the museum:
Danny Fitzin - Danny fixes all types of radios, televisions and phonographs. Danny also offers radio repair classes at the museum. See our Education page. Click here for more information. Danny has a repair area in our museum and also does repairs at home. Contact him at (860) 684-6646 or (860) 623-1937
http://www.urban-antiqueradio.comLocated in Windsor Connecticut. Contact Mike Urban (203) 877-2409 or visit his website.
http://dixiespeaker.com/ Repairs and Sales
Home Resources References Tubes Forums Links Support Sale Search
Search Resources by Manufacturer and Model
Search for Schematics, Manuals, Tech Notes, etc.
Steve Umanetz - Long time museum member. Lots of Polkas and other information on his site!
Contact Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org or VintageCommunications@wildblue.net .
Precision Resistors - Riedon has the largest selection of quality precisions resistors that meet all RoHS guidelines.