Return to Homepage AVRS Meetings and Activities Updated 7.8.17
 
Meetings
General meetings are held at St Faiths Church Hall, Charles St, Glen Iris. Melway 60G6.

Meetings are held at 1.30pm on the 1st Saturday of February through to December.

New Members
Prospective new members and visitors are most welcome to all our general meetings. Maybe our knowledgeable members can assist you in the "care and feeding" of an old radio.

Our Programme 2017
At each meeting there is usually a speaker or video/film or demonstration on a radio related topic. Also there may be a mini auction.

Click on the links for images of the talk / display or see the displays page.

  • Jan 2017    No meeting
  • Sat 4 Feb - Demonstration of the AVO Valve Tester    Display:  Marine Radios
  • Sat 4 Mar - Video: Sony History,  Display:  Australian Multiband Radios  
  • Sat 1 Apr -  Video:  Mullard Valve Manufacturers,       Display:  Democrat Radios
  • Sat 6 May - Speaker: Keith Forbes Tuned Circuits,    Display:  Peter Pan Radios         
  • Sat 3 Jun - Speaker: Rod Humphris - Antenna Types & Uses, Display Cadet Radios
  • Sat 1 Jul -    10th Birthday :  Class Auction :
  • Sat 5 Aug -  Video :   Display :  British Transistor Radios
  • Sat 2 Sep -  AGM    , Display :  American Radios
  • Sat 7 Oct -  Speaker : ,  Display
  • Sat 4 Nov - Video :   Display :
  • Sat 2 Dec - Auction (Download Vendor's Entry Form here)

Our Programme 2016

  • Jan 2016     No meeting
  • Sat 6 Feb - Speaker: Ron Cook - Digital Voltmeters,   Display: Digital Display Test Equipment
  • Sat 5 Mar - Video: Radio History,    Display: Economy Receivers - (Minimum components used)
  • Sat 2 Apr -  Speaker: Rod Humphris - The Story of Eastern FM,      Display: Chieftain Radios.
  • Sat 7 May - Video : History of the Development of the Transistor,   Display: Philips Transistor Radios           
  • Sat 4 Jun -   Speaker : Keith Forbes  - Detectors,  Display:  Crystal Sets   
  • Sat 2 Jul -    Speaker : Sarah Dowe - Radio VJM Macquarie Island 1977 Display : Communications Receivers
  • Sat 6 Aug -  Speaker : Bruce Williams ACMA,  Display :  Signal Generators
  • Sat 3 Sep -  AGM    plus Videos from the BVWS, Display : Coloured Bakelite Radios
  • Sat 1 Oct -  Speaker : Ian Keenan - Restoring Military Radios,  Display :  Military Radios
  • Sat 5 Nov - Adjourned AGM, Video : Westinghouse,  Display : Lesser Know Radios (from around the world)
  • Sat 3 Dec - Auction (Download Vendor's Entry Form here)

Our Programme 2015

  • Jan - No Meeting in January
  • Sat 7 Feb - Video: WWII Radar,  Operation Oyster, Display: Hotpoint Radios
  • Sat 7 Mar - Speaker: Warwick Woods: Basic Troubleshooting, Display: Philips Radios
  • Sat 11 Apr - Speaker: Keith Forbes: Building a Signal Tracer  Display: Home Made Test Equip.
  • Sat 2 May - Speaker: Warwick Woods: Basic Troublshooting Pt 2, Display: Pye Transistors
  • Sat 6 Jun - Ray Smith: The Myth of Carbon Free Technology (Toyota Prius) Display:Military Radios
  • Sat 4 Jul - Video: Philo Farnsworth - Early TV Pioneer,  Display: American Radios
  • Sat 1 Aug - Speaker Keith Forbes :  Working on Meter Movements. Display: STC Radios
  • Sat 5 Sep - AGM & Video: Reginald Fessenden, Display: British radios
  • Sat 3 Oct - Speaker: Bruce Williams ACMA - Tracing Interference  Display: AWA Radiolettes  
  • Sat 7 Nov - Video: Radio History.  Display: My Smallest Mains Powered Valve Receiver    
  • Sun 29 Nov - Display Rosebud Hamfest  (Southern Peninisula Amateur Radio Club) Rosebud
  • Sat 5 Dec - Auction (Download Vendor's Entry Form here)
  • Sat 12 Dec - Xmas Dinner (MountainView Hotel, Glen Waverley)
  • Jan 2016 -  No meeting

Our Programme 2014

  • Jan - No Meeting in January
  • Sat 1 Feb - Video: Radio & TV Production Rank-Bush UK, Display: Astor Transistor Radios
  • Sat 1 Mar - Speaker: Colin Durrell -ABC TV History. Display: Fixed and Portable Car Radios
  • Sat 5 Apr - Speaker: Rod Humphris - Electrical Safety.  Display: Malvern Star Radios
  • Sat 3 May - Speaker: Warwick Woods - Identifying Valves. Display: Home Built Radios
  • Sat 7 June - Video:  The Astor CompanyDisplay: Crystal Sets
  • Sat 5 July -  Speaker:  Keith Forbes - Soldering Techniques,   Display: Stromberg Carlson
  • Sat 2 Aug - Speaker: Jack McLeod: A Spotter in New Guinea during WWII,  
                       Display: Tecnico Radios and Military Radios
  • Sat 6 Sep - AGM, Video: Men of VisionDisplay:   European Transistor Portables (exc UK)
  • Sat 4 Oct -  Display: LCR Test Equipment
  • Sat  1 Nov - Video: The Philco Story,  Display: AWA Transistor Radios
  • Sat 6 Dec -  Auction Vendor's Application Form here

Our Programme 2013

Our Programme 2012
Click on the links for images of the talk / display.