The COARA fall swap meet is Saturday, Sept. 7 from 8:00 AM till 11:00 AM. The meet is located at St. Pauls Lutheran church, 4686 E Walnut St, Westerville, OH 43081.
It is only $10.00 to set up at the meet, payable on the day of the event. There are restrooms available and electric in the large shelter house. Please plan to attend, the meet with our friends at the Early Television Foundation are typically a good time.
The August club meeting will be at the home of Dave Poland. Dave is a Scott historian and collector and has a pretty spectacular collection as well as a very nice display area. The club will enjoy the care and curation devoted to this collection of high end Scott radios.
The agenda follows:
Recent radio related events (Illinois show) Upcoming events (Kutztown).
Discussion regarding the upcoming swap meet
Discussion and viewing of Dave’s Scott collection
Dave Poland. 534 Westbury Woods Ct, Westerville.
I-270 outer belt, exit 29 Westerville, Rt 3.
the ramp light, turn left (South) about 1/8th mile to the DEMPSEY Rd
light, turn left.
Dempsey Rd 1 1/2 mile over the outerbelt and through the traffic light.
right at WINFREE RD and then turn at the 2nd right, CHEROKEE ROSE (says No
the curve, turn at WESTBURY WOODS COURT and travel to the circle at the
to the right is 534 Westbury Woods CT. – driveway will take 4 cars.
is the neighbor at 538 to the right, will take 3 additional cars.
Longtime member Scott Freshour was elected president of COARA at the October club meeting. Scott will be replacing Dave Poland in the office. Dave was the president for many years and while stepping down as president, he plans to remain active in the club. We wish thank Dave for his dedication and passion for the club over the years.
Scott is the owner of Columbus Vintage Audio, a re-seller of vintage electronics and antique radio.
The December club meeting will be the annual holiday party hosted by club vice president Thom Flak at his Columbus home. The date is Saturday Dec. 15th at 7P.M. Please bring your libation of choice and a guest. The club will supply pizzas, basic snacks and soda.
Thom’s home is a couple miles north of the OSU & west of the Olentangy River. Directions:
From St RT 315 expressway,
take HENDERSON RD exit & turn west (away from the river) and follow over 1 mile and under the railroad bridge to Kenney Rd.
At KENNY RD, turn left .. and go SOUTH just past the commercial area, and take the first left – KENDALE RD.
Follow a short block to the first street turn right on KENMONT PL.
Follow KENMONT PL to address 4289 KENMONT PL. on the right. (Look for the club SWAP Meet sign in the front yard.
Scott Freshour is hosting the club meeting at his home. Starts 7:30.
We will see his shop and Scott will tell us about his audio and radio interests.
He lives in far north Columbus off Powell Rd
From I-71 take the Gemini Pl / Ikea Way Exit
Turn right (east) on Ikea Way (becomes Worthington Rd) a mile to the East Power Rd. traffic light, turn left (west).
Follow East Powell Rd (about 2 miles & crosses over I-71) to Abbey Orchard Lane, turn left.
Take the second left, Gramford St, and at the end turn right. Scott’s home is just ahead at the curve.
9211 Glamford St, Columbus 43240. If lost, Scotts phone:740-601-7550
Recent radio events in Ohio, and upcoming.
Discuss the September tailgate meet – yes, rain was a factor, but those attending did alright in the shelter.
Share recent finds
Discuss the club Christmas party – where and when.
Club officers. Suggestions for the club.
Bring a radio or radio related item for Show and Tell.
Discuss any service and restoration of interest.
Our end of Summer tailgate meet will be at the same church location as before – Saturday morning 8 to 11 am.
The Early Television Foundation and Museum will join in as co-sponsor.
Big parking lot (use your own tables) or big shelter with tables. First come first serve. No reservations taken.
Tube Radios, early audio and stereos, tubes, early tv’s, records, early calculators … welcome.
The COARA swap meet is a good time and you will likely find a treasure to take home. Conveniently located just north of Columbus, Ohio in Westerville with easy interstate access.
Enjoy browsing and buying vintage and antique radios, audio gear, parts, and more. Set up a table for only $10.00 the day of the sale.
The bi-monthly radio club meeting Wednesday August 15 after 7;30 pm meeting starting at 7:30.
Come as soon as 7 pm to socialize before the evening.
Thom Flak is hosting at his home.
He is a couple miles north of the OSU & west of the Olentangy River. Directions:
From St RT 315 expressway,
take HENDERSON RD exit & turn west (away from the river).
At KENNY RD, turn left .. and go just past the commercial area, take the first left at
At KENDALE RD, follow a short block to the first street and turn right at
At KENMONT PL and proceed to address 4289 KENMONT PL. on the right.
Thom’s phone is 614-538-9293
Socializing until 7:30 start of meeting
Recent and upcoming regional events.
Planning for our tailgate meet Saturday morning September 8
Education segment – typical antennas for your radios
Show and Tell – bring a radio or related item
Restoration questions you may have for discussion or help.
Mark your calendar for the next club meeting October 15 – Scott Freshour hosting at his home.