News items of interest to Antique Wireless Museum Followers and AWA Members

Coronavirus Impacts

2020-05-07 Update

Spring AWA Board Meeting By-Laws Update

The AWA Board of Trustees has established an additional membership class – Fellow in Antique Wireless Association. Elevation to the status of Fellow is by invitation only to those persons who have been a member in good standing for the previous five years and whose contributions to AWA or to the history or science of communications are deemed outstanding by the Board of Trustees. Nominations for Fellow must be submitted in writing to the Fellows Committee of the Board and must be supported by at least two AWA members in good standing. To review the details of this new Membership Class, go HERE.

Spring AWA Journal Available

Selected contents from the Spring AWA Journal have been posted on the Journal page here.

2020 Learn It, Build It, Fix It – POSTPONED


The AWA LEARN IT, BUILD IT, FIX IT class series scheduled to begin April 25th are postponed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 virus. They will be rescheduled as soon as possible in the future. If you are interested in attending this super educational class series in the future, please contact the Antique Wireless Director using the Contact form here.

Meanwhile, everyone please keep safe and healthy    

Linc Cundall Event Results Posted


Results for the 2020 Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest have been posted at the bottom of the event page. Access is available using the button to the right.

2020 Learn It, Build It, Fix It


The AWA announces the Spring 2020 Learn It, Build It, Fix It Classes to be held starting on April 25, 2020. A series of 5 session will provide attendees with the concepts, design criteria, hands-on construction, and testing experiences during the series of Saturday 9 AM to 1 PM hands-on classes at the AWA Museum, Bloomfield, NY.

Details are now available on this website here.

2020-01-09 December 2019 “Museum Sparks


The Volume 3, No. 4 issue of the AWA “Museum Sparks” has been posted.

To view or download this issue, click on button to the right.

Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest


The Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest, is the second major “On Air” event for the AWA radio season.  There is still time to get that 1950 and earlier gear ready for this event.

Full details can be found on the “On-the-Air” event details page

Winter AWA Journal Preview


A preview of the December 2019 (Winter) issue of the AWA Journal has been posted on the AWA Journal page.   ​It includes the pages from the “On-the-Air” columns.

To view the AWA Journal page, click on the button to the right.

Bruce Kelly Memorial QSO Party


It’s that time of year to get those breadboard transmitters ready for the Bruce Kelly Memorial QSO party.    The dates for the event are, Saturday November 9, 2019 2300 GMT to Sunday November 10, 2019 2300 GMT and Saturday November 16, 2019 2300 GMT to Sunday November 17, 2019 2300 GMT.  A complete set of rules and regulations can be found on the AWA website using the button to the right.

This event is lots of fun and the gear is very simple to build.  A great reference design can be found on the AWA website using the button to the right.

Look at this great Hartley rig that Stu, W2AO will be using this year. 

Looking forward to working all of you during this very fun event!