Historical Radio Society Of Australia

South Australian Group

A Message from the President of the Historical Radio Society of Australia (South Australian Group)

Welcome to the website of the South Australian group of the Historical Radio Society of Australia (HRSA.) We are a fully affiliated group within the national organisation, which was formed in the Australian State of Victoria in 1982. Our South Australian group had its origins in the late 1980s and has steadily grown ever since. The National organisation has its own website, you can Click here to go to the new National Website.

First South Australian "Life Members" of the HRSA

Elizabeth and (the late) John Cox.

In 2019, just before the outbreak of COVID-19, our Immediate Past-President, Christopher Ratcliff called in to have a chat with Elizabeth and John, to find out a bit about them, and to take a few photos of their collection….…
Click here to take a look! Sadly, John passed away in February 2022.

Next Meeting:

Sunday, 26th March
1:00pm to 3:30pm

This will be one of our regular club auctions.
Please note: you must be a current, financial member of the society to participate in the actions.
Please contact the Secretary if you would like to book a table
To be held at:
St. Cyprian's Church Hall
70 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, SA, 5007

Future Meetings:

Sunday, 16 April
1:00pm to 3:30pm

Bring along your own project and get free help from one of our three "experts".
Three workstations will be set up around the hall, and each expert will work with 3 or 4 people so 12 places are available.
Contact the secretary to book your timeslot.
This is an extra meeting to our main programme, but members are welcome to attend as observers.
To be held at:
St. Cyprian's Church Hall
70 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, SA, 5007

Sunday, 30th April
1:00pm to 3:30pm

As we did last year with EDDYSTONE Day and ASTOR Day, members are asked to bring along their AWA restorations. They could include domestic radios, TV's, Comms receivers, Military radios/transceivers……anything with that AWA badge.
To be held at:
St Cyprian's Church Hall
70 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, SA, 5007

Wednesday, 10th May
12noon for 12:30 start

MEMBER'S LUNCHEON (Formerly known as the Retiree's Lunch)
This is the next edition of our bi-monthly lunch meetings.
To be held at:
The Reepham Hotel
273 Churchill Rd, Prospect, SA, 5082

Sunday, 28 May
1:00pm to 3:30pm.

Oral History Meeting (Recording)
We hope to assemble a panel of 4 or 5 guest speakers who have all made a contribution to broadcasting; radio, engineering or other related field.
Keith Ellison will record these conversations and they will be added to the "Oral History" page of this website.
To be held at:
St. Cyprian’s Church Hall
70 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, SA, 5007

More to follow……

The information provided in this site is based on information supplied by the HRSA (unless otherwise specified), and is intended only as an introduction and guide to the HRSA for the range of available products, items and services for its own financial members.