This is station W3KY @ K2TQN's OldRadio Museum.
The theme is "Ham Radio before WWII" Featuring an authentic 1933 Ham Radio station.
Observe Ham Radio from it's beginning - Crystal Sets, Spark
Transmitters and keys.
Then see tube transmitters and receivers from the early 1920's through the late 1930's.
There is also a nice representation of homebrew equipment,
and some rare 1930's commercial receivers.
Click on the door to go inside. This is the first station you see, W3KY.
|Feature: An authentic 1933 ham radio station - From the left: A 1932 Hammarlund Comet Pro receiver, speaker, coil box and the QSL card of the first owner Dare Aucott, W3CRY, of Atlantic City, NJ. Right: a well-made homebrew 300 watt transmitter built by Joe Hoffman, W2DST of New York. Table and wall: the 1933 station log, license, lamp and chair of Earl Abbott, W2FTT, Manahawkin, NJ, and a collection of 1930's QSL cards from southern New Jersey hams.|
The Museum now has Historic Tags!
You can see it at the following 2003
radio meets and meetings:
-- Check back near the date, as I have a new Job and Vacation Days
-- are not as available as before. Sometimes I am unable to make it. --
John H. Dilks, K2TQN
125 Warf Road
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234-8501
Member of: AWA, NJARC, MAARC, ARC, SCARA, OBARC,
I'm always looking for interesting ham radio items to add to my museum.
For other photos of the museum, click here.