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                         Welcome to Electric Radio!

Here you can subscribe to the popular Electric Radio magazine, now in in circulation over 30 years. Electric Radio is published primarily for those who appreciate and continue to use vintage radio communications equipment and also for those who are interested in the rich history of radio.

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You can also purchase a number of related products like the popular Collins and Hamarlund repair DVDs, Drake data CDs, Inrush Current Limiters, many books and other products. Choose the Resource selection just to the right, “News Items,” to see important updated information.

We depend on our readers to supply material for Electric Radio. Our reader’s interest is in articles that pertain to vintage amateur or shortwave equipment, with an emphasis on traditional AM, but articles on CW and SSB are also needed. Photos of hams in their radio shacks are always appreciated. We invite those interested in writing for Electric Radio to write, call, or E-Mail the editor. Electric Radio wishes to thank all of our regular contributors for their fine work.

The new September/October 2021 issue #387 was mailed September 2nd. We expect the Nov./Dec. issue will be mailed the first week of November.

Due to continuing problems with the United States Postal Service, DO NOT expect timely delivery as in years past…this is totally out of our control once the monthly issues are turned over to USPS. In some areas, even the 1st Class issues have taken over 30 days to arrive.

   Please be aware of extended delivery times per the USPS web site: “Except for priority express, USPS products and packages may require more time to be delivered due to limited transportation availability as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 impacts.” We have lately found delivery times to be totally unpredictable. In normal times, it used to be about 3-4 days for 1st class delivery and up to 3 weeks for Periodicals-class delivery.

What's in the ER #387, September/October 2021 Issue:
The Drake SSR-1 Rescue ProjectJoe Long, WA2EJT
Reparing and Using the Harris RF-551A PreselectorGary Geissinger, WAØSPM
The Helena Rubinstein R-390APaolo Viappiani,
The German Copy of National's PW-4 and Micrometer DialGeorge Rancourt, K1ANX
W9DYV RadioSymposiumNick Tusa, K5EF
Squires-SandersGeorge Misic, KØXP
Make Your Own Multi-Conductor CablesSteve Harrison, KØXP
Vintage NetsER Readers,
Classified AdvertisingER Readers,

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