MEETING INFORMATION:

We meet at 11:30AM on the 3rd Sunday of each month, except 2nd Sunday June and December. 

Each Meeting consists of a business meeting, followed by a "show and tell" with members showing off their latest finds, or a talk is given on some aspect of collecting or restoration.  Some meetings include a small auction of donated items.

Parking Lot Flea Market: 

Each month, members gather before the meeting for buying and selling in the parking lot.  

Directions: 

  • From I-5 northbound, take the 220th St exit, turn right and go about four blocks to the school, and turn left on 52nd. Go down the hill and under the freeway. The building is on the corner of 206th and 52nd. 
  • From I-5 southbound, take the 196th Street SW exit going west. Stay on 196th until you get to 50th Ave. West. Turn left. This turns into Cedar Valley Road which will take you to the Grange. 
  • From Highway 99 northbound, turn right on 208th St SW, then turn left on 52nd Ave. W., and the building will be on the corner at 205th St SW to your left. 
  • From Highway 99 southbound, turn left on 200th St SW, then right at Cedar Valley Road. The building will be at the corner of 205th St SW on your right.  

Meeting Address:

Cedar Valley Grange
20526 52nd Ave. W
Lynnwood WA

 

2018 MEETING DATES:

 

JANUARY 21, 2018 - BEST RADIO MONTH

Members bring in the best radio in their collection, based on rarity, restoration, etc.

 

FEBRUARY 18, 2018 - BOAT ANCHORS

Members bring in any radio thst qualifies either based on its weight, or inherent ability to be used as a boat anchor.

 

MARCH 18, 2018 - PORTABLE & TUBE RADIOS (DIRECTORY DISTRIBUTION)

Annual directories will be distributed.  Members bring in their favorite portable and tube radio for show and tell.

 

APRIL 15, 2018 - ANNUAL AUCTION (CLUB DONATION OR SELL)

Members bring in radios or other related items for sale or donation.  Members must donate 10% of proceeds for sale items.  All donated items proceeds go to support the activities of the club.

 

MAY 20, 2018 - WORST RADIO MONTH

Members bring in the worst radio in their collection based on poor engineering, disaterous restoration, etc.

 

JUNE 10, 2018 - FAVORITE RADIO MONTH (SECOND SUNDAY)

Members bring in their favorite radio based on ease of restoration, sentimental value, etc.

 

JULY 15, 2018 - STRANGEST RADIO

Members bring in a radio that either looks strange or is a mystery related to its electronics 

 

AUGUST 19, 2018 - ANNUAL SWAP MEET AT SHORELINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Campus is closed 10:00pm to 6:00am everday. Sellers lot opens at 6:00 a.m. $15 for each buyer space which includes two parking spaces (One for the vehicle and one for the sellers tables). Public hours are 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A food truck will be offering beverages and snacks for sale. 

 

SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 - ELECTION OF OFFICERS

Annual Election of Officers.  Help Support Your Club and volunteer for an officer position.

 

OCTOBER 21, 2018 - REPAIR WORKSHOP (BRING YOUR TROUBLE RADIO FOR ASSISTANCE)

Members with radio repair expertise will be on hand to troubleshoot problem radios and offer rapair and restoration advice.  One radio per member please.

 

NOVEMBER 18, 2018 - ANNUAL RADIO SHOW & CONTEST

Classifications:

A.  Crystal Sets

B.  Battery Sets

C.  A.C. Wood - Pre 1945

D.  A.C. Wood - 1945 and up

E.  A.C. Metal

F.  A.C. Plastic

G.  Ham, Military and Communications Receivers

H.  Novelty

I.  Transistor

J.  Vacuum Tube Portables

K.  Miscellaneous Hardware, Mikes, etc.

L.  Signs, Ads, Documents, Books, Printed Material

M.  Catalin

N.  Mirrored Sets

O.  Console Radios

P.  Speakers

Q.  Television

The annual radio contest is held on the third Sunday of November. Entries may be checked in from 9:45 AM to 11:15 AM. Enter in as many categories as you like, but no more than one entry per category. Previous 1st place winners may not be entered.

Voting begins at 11:30 AM and closes at 1:00 PM. Each current member may receive a ballot. Voters will indicate their choices for first, second and third in each category by writing the entry numbers (i.e. A9, B12, C6 etc.) on their ballots. An additional vote should be cast for best of show on the ballot.

First, second, and third place votes will be tallied respectively as three, two and one points. Points for best of show will be tallied as one point. Results will be announced as soon as votes are tallied. Ribbons will will be awarded at the December meeting, and in the case of ties, multiple ribbons will be awarded.

The contest includes radios, vintage televisions, and associated items only. No photographs or other non-radio related items.

 

DECEMBER 9, 2018 - CONTEST RIBBONS AWARDED (SECOND SUNDAY), RENEWAL NOTICES 

Contest ribbons will be awarded to members in attendance.  Remaining ribbons will be also available at the Janiuary meeting or mailed to recipients unable to attend.

Membership renewal notices will be available to members in attandance.  All remaining notices will be mailed to members.  Renewal of membership is due by March 1 of each year (except for 4th quarter new members).