COARA radio club meeting June 20 @ 7:30 pm

The June COARA meeting will be on Wednesday June 20th, at the home of Thom Flak.
(directions below)


Socializing until  7:30 start of meeting.

Recent and upcoming regional events.

Education segment

Show and Tell – bring a radio or related item

Restoration questions you may have for discussion or help.

Club dues for 2018 of $12 payable to COARA may be paid at the meeting.
Or may be mailed to club treasurer, Barry Gould, 4869 Arthur Pl, Columbus OH 43220

Future club bi-montly meetings at a location to be announced: August 15 and October 17.

Thom Flak is hosting at his home.
He is a couple miles north of the OSU & west of the Olentangy River.

From St RT 315 expressway,
take HENDERSON RD exit & turn west (away from the river)

At KENNY RD, turn left
just past the commercial area, take the first left
At KENDALE RD, follow a short block to the first street and turn right

At KENMONT PL and proceed to address 4289 KENMONT PL. on the right.

Thom’s phone is 614-538-9293

COARA Christmas Party

Mark your calendar for Saturday December 9 starting 6 pm.  Pizza about 7pm.
Thom Flak is hosting at his home, same as last year.  Location is West of Rt 316 from the Henderson Rd exit.
Bring a food or dessert item to share.
Additional details and driving instructions will follow about December 1

August Club Meeting – Wednesday August 16th

Reminder – 3rd Wednesday evening 7:15 pm Aug 16 for the club meeting at the Westerville Library, Conference Room B. On State Street, a couple blocks South of UpTown Westerville.

Street address is Westerville Library at 126 South State St, Westerville.   (State St is Ohio Route 3).  Newly expanded parking behind the library.
From I-270 Exit 29, S.R. #3 is State St – turn right (North) at the ramp light. drive about 1/2 mile towards Up Town Westerville.
Parking – at the Walnut traffic (the Sunoco Station), , turn east  1/2 block to Library sign, turn left.

– Education – the Detector – how the audio is taken from the selected radio station broadcast frequency.
– Recent radio event attended and upcoming radio events of interest.
– Final planning for the club Vintage Electronics tailgate event coming up Saturday morning September 9. The Early Television Foundation is participating..
– “Show & Tell” – bring a radio or related item to share and discuss.
– The usual general discussion of topics of interest: restoration or service issues.

COARA tailgate radio and vintage electronics meet: Saturday May 27

COARA tailgate radio and vintage electronics meet:   Saturday May 27
8:00 am to 11 am
Seller set up 7:30 am
St Pauls Lutheran Church
4686 East Walnut, Westerville OH
Same location as last year – Rain or Shine – free to attend  and $10 to sell.
The large church parking is “L” shaped … and also a large adjacent shelter house with tables and electricity…and adjacent restroom.
From Columbus I-270 outer belt, take exit 30 to Rt -161 EAST and then  exit Immediate right to SUNBURY ROAD.
Turn right at ramp light (North) and go 1.5 mile to CENTRAL COLLEGE RD (at Duke/BP gas station). Turn Right.
Follow Central College Rd 1/2 mile to CUBBAGE RD and turn left and follow 1 mile to end, turn right onto WALNUT ST.
Church in on the left in 1/4 mile.

Estes Auctions Returns!

Cledis Estes, son of Rich Estes (recently deceased), is continuing the auction business.  The January radio auction is slated for Saturday 23, 2016 and includes the pre-auction of parts and rough items at the usual 8:30 am time.
Cledis is continuing with information and photos, but with a new link on the Auction Zip, but under a new listing:
Cledis Estes Auctions II
Vintage Radio, Amateur, Audio HiFi & Electronics Auction
Saturday Jan 23rd, 2016
Expo Auction Center
8157 Garman Rd
Location; Interstate I-71 and Rt83, East 1/8 mile on Rt83 from intersection of I-71 an Rt83 to Garman Rd,
Turn left 1/4 mile to Auction center on the left
Preview 8:00A.M.-Auction 8:30