Retro Radio Community
Retro Radio Community offers cool links to aficionados of retro, antique, old, crazy, and wacky radios of yesteryear. Like old, antique, retro radios too? Find the online community and check out these informative and wonderful websites of those who truly love radios of the past.
Retro Radio Farm featured:
Feb 2021: Featured podcast with Kia Handley of This Retro Life
- They come in bright blues and greens and yellows, but just how much can a radio from the 1950's tell us about the family who owned it? Alot, according to Allen Chiang from Retro Radio Farm. He has found a passion for restoring and modernising radios of old to keep the old pieces of technology alive and find homes for these old beauties.
Feb 2020: YouTube video New Money episode by Shopify Studios:
2019 Best of Beaverton Award - Electrical. Thank you!
Here's the press release
Atomic Ranch Magazine - Winter edition (9/24) - This magazine makes me want to buy the house that matches all these radios!
May 2019 - Toy Tales Collector Spotlight - I never thought of myself as a collector but I can see how others might see me as one. I always considered myself a tinkerer and business person, and the collection of radios as incidental.
May 2019 - Country Living magazine - "What Is It - What Is It Worth?" Editors takes a look a RCA Victor radios in this article feature. It's a old fashioned print magazine. Sorry no way to link.
"They come in bright blues and greens and yellows, but just how much can a radio from the 1950's tell us about the family who owned it? A lot, according to Allen Chiang from Retro Radio Farm. He has found a passion for restoring and modernising radios of old to keep the old pieces of technology alive and find homes for these old beauties. "This Retro Life: Episode 71"
October 2018 - My One Beautiful Thing! Featured by Blogger Donna. The Way Back Machine
Summer 2018 - eCommerce MasterPlan podcast by entrepreneurial consultant and expert in online marketing Chloe Thomas interviewed the Retro Radio Farm team. Show air date is set for November 2018.
Summer 2018 - Coming Soon! - Vintage Tech Hunters a new show on the Discovery Channel came to rural Connecticut to visit us and shoot an episode. Air date is set for sometime in November 2018 in Canada and early 2019 in the U.S. We will post the link to the episode as soon as it airs! Believe me, we are anxious too!
July 2017 - DoItYourselfRV. Thank you for adding us to your items to love!
Feb 2017 - Shopify Success Story. Thank you Shopify for delivering an ecommerce out-of-the box solution that's powerful yet easy to use!
Dec 2016 - Here's podcast of my interview with eCommerce Marketing Podcast.
Feb 2016 - Original outtake of CNN/Great Big Story interview (Feb 2016)
Sept 2016 - LittleVintageTrailer.com blog feature advertorial here
July-Aug 2016: Mark Twain Library in Redding CT - exhibition See photos. See press release.
Sound and Vision Magazine: Picked up on Great Big Story coverage
Feb 2016 - Microsiervos - Spain. El hombre que reparaba radios antiguas.
Feb 2016 - CNN/Great Big Story. Watch me being interviewed by the press. They caught up to me in my workshop. Hear me describe the personalities of these old radios.
Aug 2015 - Elvalvulas. Looks like a Spanish antique radio forum. I couldn't register for some reason to see what they were saying. I tried Google Translate. Administrator has not approved my user registration.
Feb 2015 - Radiosurvivor. Thank you! Jenny from Messy Nessy Chic apparently has friends in high places. This editor wrote about RRF after seeing it on MessyNessyChic. Cool!
Dec 2014 - MessyNessyChic.com. Merci beaucoup! The Messy Nessy Blog has close to 1.5 million monthly visitors and nearly 100,000 unique monthly subscribers.This blogger lives in Paris. She writes about interesting things you comes across on the web. Retro Radio Farm was recently featured. We appreciate the recognition!
Retro Radio Farm on the web:
Retro Radio Farm on YouTube: See and hear your radio before you buy it!
Retro Radio Farm on Pinterest: See most of the radios past and present that have been sold on Retro Radio Farm
Retro Radio Farm on Facebook: See Retro Radio Farm Facebook page. Like us, please! We want to be your friend!
Retro Radio Farm on Twitter. See the latest product offerings before everyone else! I can't wait!
Other Cool Radio Links!
Just Some Radios - website of an avid collector
New York's Broadcasting history: A timeline history of New York's place in the history of radio and broadcasting.
Antique-radios.net: Link to more links
Radio Attic Archives: Want to know what radio you have? Want to see cool radios you never knew existed? This is the place to go!
Antique Radios: Antique radio forum. Discussion forums.
Radio Museum: Great radio site with lots of model specific data
Nostalgia Air: Looking for an old radio schematic?
Silver, Sounds, and Stuff: Old radio stuff
Brief History on the Invention of the Car Radio - Great info shared with us through the New Hampshire STEM Club for Girls!
Business Studies: Broadcasting and Its History - Great info shared with us by young boy named Dylan. Dylan and his father found this recently on Broadcasting and its History, which includes a great breakdown on early 20th century broadcasting and Reginald Fessenden's first experiments broadcasting vocals and music, the Herrold School experimenting with radio transmissions and call signs in 1909, Post World War II developments in broadcasting, etc