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


As many of you will be aware, it was announced at the 2019 AGM that our two stalwarts, Elizabeth and John Cox have both been awarded Life Membership of the HRSA for their outstanding service, dedication and leadership to the club in SA since it was founded.

In 2019, just before the outbreak of COVID-19, our Immediate Past-President, Chris 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!


Next Meeting:


Wednesday 12 January 2022
12noon (for 12:30pm start)
** CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 **
Members Luncheon

Formerly known as the "Retirees" Luncheon, it is open to non-retirees and partners of members
To be held at:
The Reepham Hotel, (Corner of Churchill Road and Regency Road, Prospect)


Sunday 16 January 2022
10:00am to 2:00pm
Garage Sale - Remnants from "Bruce's Radios" store in Adelaide
Lots of speakers, lots of spare parts, some complete plastic & bakelite mantle radios; a couple of consoles; empty bakelite radio cases; dial glasses. Mr. Rob Bruce, one of our members, is moving house and needs to clear his shed urgently, so come and make an offer on anything!
Click here to go to our "Trading Post" page to see some photos of what's on offer and for more information.
To be held at:
Rob Bruce's home address (North-Eastern suburbs) has been sent to members by email. Please ring Ian Smyth (Secretary) on 0488-488-776 if you did not receive this email.



Sunday 30 January 2022
1:00pm to 4:00pm
AUCTION
This will be one of our regular club auctions
To be held at:
St. Cyprian Church Hall
70 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, SA, 5006


Future Meetings:




Sunday 27 February 2022

1:00pm to 3:30pm
Fault Finding Workshop
A couple of our experienced members will share their tricks and skills in finding and fixing faults in radio chassis and/or amplifiers
To be held at:
St. Cyprian Church Hall
70 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, SA, 5006


Wednesday 9 March 2022
12noon (for 12:30pm start)
Members Luncheon
Formerly known as the "Retirees" Luncheon, it is open to non-retirees and partners of members
To be held at:
The Earl of Leicester Hotel, 85 Leicester Street, Parkside, SA, 5063


Sunday 27 March 2022
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Sale Day
A fixed-price Sale Day (not an auction) for members to sell items of high quality
To be held at:
St. Cyprian Church Hall
70 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, SA, 5006






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.