Coming in January 2015
100 Years of Radio in Shelby County January, February, March 2015
Grover Museum is hosting an exhibit of vintage radio equipment spanning the past 100 years.
The exhibit will feature broadcast radio artifacts of all types including amateur radio, AM radio, FM radio, commercial radio, and television. Also featured will be local inventors and their products as well as local radio broadcast stations.
The Blue River Valley Amateur Radio Society (BRVARS), the local club for ham radio operators in and around Shelby County, is organizing the exhibit. BRV ARS is affiliated with the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) which is a nationwide organization for ham radio operators.
BRVARS will also operate an amateur radio station from the museum’s lobby on Saturday, January l0th, 11th, and 24th. This special event station will operate under the 1×1 call sign W9S. While the station is on the air, local licensed ham radio operators will be making contacts with other ham radio operators from all over the world. The operators will be promoting the celebration of” 100 Years of Radio in Shelby County” to the radio stations they contact.