FAQ

Question: I have a family radio heirloom that I need repaired?

Answer: To get your radio working you have several options. The first option is you can contact us and arrange to bring your radio to our Shop. One of our volunteer members can assist you in repairing your own radio. The second option is you can consult our Radio Related Website & Link Directory page for a list of commercial radio repair facilities who specialize in restoration of antique radios and electronics.

Question: How do I join the Alabama Historical Radio Society?

Answer: You can complete the Membership Application, accessible from the first page of his website. The application can be sent to us by email or the USPS along with dues. You can pay dues by check or through Paypal Or you just just come to the Shop on Tuesday or Saturday between 8:30 AM & 12:00 noon for one of our informal gatherings.

Question: I am looking for links to other other radio organizations, parts and services suppliers, Old Time Radio programs (OTR) & other links and directories.

Answer: At the of this page, click on Menu, then click on Radio Related Website & Link Directory. Here you will find links to many things related to radio.    

Question: I am repairing radio and need the schematic diagram or other information about my radio?

Answer: Come to the Shop on Tuesday or Saturday morning and one of our members can help you research you radio in our extensive electronics library. We have the Rider's and Sams Photofacts schematics for nearly every radio manufactured in the USA and so manufactured elsewhere. We also have books that will help determine the value of your radio and its history. We will be glad to photocopy any information you find.

Question: I am interested in attending the annual Legends of Broadcast event?

Answer: The event is free. Just send us an email at ahrs2000@gmail.com and give us your name and contact information. We will send you an invitation and all of  the particulars for the next event.

Question: How can I donate to the Alabama Historical Radio Society and help secure radio history for future generations?

Answer: The Alabama Historical Radio Society accepts monetary and in-kind donations such as radios, parts, advertising and historical documentation and most any radio related item. The Society is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. All donations are 100% tax deductible. Contact us at ahrs2000@gmail.com or call (205) 305-0679.