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Northwest Vintage Radio Society


The Northwest Vintage Radio Society holds monthly meetings at Abernathy Grange Hall in Oregon City at 15745 South Harley Avenue.

Meetings begin at 9:30 am for the purpose of displaying radios, conducting society business and exchanging information. 

At 8:30, we have a tail gate swap of radios and radio related equipment. Don’t forget to check out the stuff on the Free Table!

Guest are welcome at all society meetings and functions except board meetings.

About Us

The Northwest Vintage Radio Society (NWVRS) is a  nonprofit 501(c)(3) educational membership organization that is  dedicated to the preservation and enjoyment of vintage radio and antique wireless equipment. NWVRS is the oldest antique radio club in the Pacific Northwest made up of a diverse group of radio collectors and restorers of antique radios, televisions, test  equipment, memorabilia and related gear.

Our Mission

To bring together persons interested in the preservation and restoration of historical, antique, or old-time radio apparatus.

To preserve the literature and history of radio broadcasting for the benefit of its members.

To promote the social exchange of information and education between members and to educate the public at large.


The NWVRS club has meetings on the second Saturday of every month at the  Abernathy Grange Hall on 15745 South Harley Avenue in Oregon City,  Oregon. Meetings convene at 9:30 am for the purpose of displaying radios, conducting society business and exchanging information. At 8:30 am, members come early for a tailgate swap. Society meetings periodically include guest speakers.  Twice a year, we hold our Radio Show and Sale at the North Lombard Eagles Lodge in Portland, Oregon.  The public is welcome to all club meetings and events.


Annual club dues are $25.00 and include a monthly newsletter, The Call Letter. This informative newsletter informs members of the society's business  and supports the hobby of collecting, preserving and restoring vintage  radios.  The NWVRS club will periodically organize radio displays and  educational presentations in and around Portland.

Next Show and Sale

Saturday, April 8th 2017 at the North Lombard Eagles Lodge in Portland, Oregon from 9 am to 1 pm.  Near the end of our show, we hold an auction to raise money for the club. Members and guests always manage to find such fun things at great prices. 

We will allow the public to place items in the auction with reserves and only charge a 20% fee.  (10% for club members)  This fee will only be charged if the item sells and meets or exceeds the reserve limit.

Board 2015

2015 - 2016 Board Members


In remembrance of Jim Mason, a charter member of the society who remained active until his death in 1999.  A generous bequest from Jim’s estate ensure the vitality of the Northwest Vintage Radio Society, and continue publication of the Call Letter and this web site. 

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