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April Swap Meet Canceled

Be safe, be healthy. The COARA spring swap meet has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. Due to the statewide lock down that extends till May 1 we will not be able to have this meet. Additionally, we want all of our members to be safe, healthy and ready to join us in the […]

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Anyone and everyone who shares our interest is welcome and encouraged to join our club. Dues are radio$12.00 per year. We have an informal structure,

meetings on alternate months: on 3rd Wednesday at 7:00 pm of Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept, Nov, Christmas Party.  Locations vary – see the meeting and event calendar of this club website. Club members receive timely e-mail with meeting location and agenda information.

COARA sponsors two Saturday swap meets each year. Past swap meets regularly attracted folks from outside central Ohio and from neighboring states. Outdoor parking lot swap meets are now held late Spring and early Fall, typically May and September at a  church parking lot with an adjacent shelter in the Columbus suburb of Westerville. Details are announced on this site and are sent to members and to non- members on our mailing list.

Club meetings are informal. Topics vary and may have a theme. Restoration discussions are frequent. We encourage bringing a radio or radio related item for “show and tell”. We mention nearby events of interest.

Club member benefits include acquaintance with other members, the sharing of information and advice, preferential seller fees at our swap meets, email notification of buying opportunities that become known to the club … and the preservation of this club for our mutual benefit.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Central Ohio Antique Radio Association, please click here or send an email to

Scott Freshour or Barry Gould  with your complete mailing information and your e-mail address.

Thank you