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Next Meet :

       Dec. 8, 2013

 Radiofest      2012

This past August in Pictures:


 • 2012 Pictures
 • Includes Flea Market, Contest Best of Show and Marconi-Titanic Exhibit

Welcome to the ARCI website!

1931 Philco Model 70 Cathedral style radio.

The Antique Radio Club of Illinois, is a nationwide family of over 500 people dedicated to the preservation of antique radios and related items. We have bi-monthly meetings and regularly draw collectors and enthusiasts from all over the Midwest.

We meet six times per year offering seminars, swap meets and equipment contests. Our Spring, Winter and Fall meets are held at The American Legion hall in Carol Stream, IL.

At our annual Radiofest, we sponsor seminars and displays on various topics related to restoration, historical presentations and helpful "how-tos" for Radiofest attendees. During the Summer months, we have two special meets in June and August each year. Our June meet is a combined meet with the amateur radio 6-Meter Club of Chicago and is held at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton, IL. August brings our nationally renowned, three day event, Radiofest.

Tube Talk Classic Radio Show
your host . . . Paul Buresh
WRCA - Boston 1330 AM
New Time! -- Friday nights at 10 PM Eastern.

Streaming live on the Internet:
E-mail Paul your suggestions,

Bret Menassa'a Vintage Radio Alignment Presentation (PDF 1.5Meg)

Bob Paquette and The Mic Museum (YouTube 8 min.)

AWA LogoARCI is affiliated with The Antique Wireless Association. For more information regarding the AWA, see their website at

The Antique Wireless Association is an organization of some 4,000 members worldwide linked by a common interest in the history of electrical and electronic communications.

For more information about ARCI or if you have questions regarding our club and its activities, please contact our P.R. Director, Art Bilski at (630)739-1060 or you can Email us at: