Old Equipment Contest

1.PRE-1912 ELECTRICAL DEVICES, NON RADIO

2. PRE-1920 RECEIVERS & TRANSMITTERS AND WIRE
        LINE TELEGRAPH ITEMS

3.1920’S ERA BROADCAST RECEIVERS

A. PASSIVE DETECTORS

B. 1 TUBE SETS

C. 2-3 TUBE SETS

D. SETS WITH 4 & 5 TUBE SETS

E. SETS WITH 6 TUBES OR MORE


41930’S – 40’S – 50’S ERA 

A. CATHEDRALS & TOMBSTONES

B. CONSOLES

C. CATALIN & BAKELITE

D. TELEVISION RECEIVERS


4.TRANSISTOR RADIOS

A. LARGE MULTIBAND PORTABLES

B. EARLY POCKET SETS

C. NOVELTIES SETS


5.COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT RX & TX

A. PRE WW2

B. POST WW2


7. SOUND REPRODUCERS, CONES AND HORNS

A. HORNS

B. CONE REPRODUCER

8. MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT, ANY ERA

9. TEST EQUIPMENT

10. VACUUM TUBES 

A. Pre 1930s

B. Post 1930s


11.RADIO LITERATURE, BOOKS, MAGAZINES & 
         ADVERTISING 

12.    NEW CONSTRUCTION FROM OLD PARTS OR
         REPLICAS.

13.   ‘SURVIVORS' COMPLETELY ORIGINAL AND
        UNRESTORED,  ANY ERA,
        THEY MAY HAVE BEEN CLEANED, BUT THAT'S ALL.

14 SPECIAL "DISPLAY ONLY" CATEGORY FOR THOSE
         NOT INTERESTED IN BEING JUDGED.
         ANYTHING GOES HERE.


regularNOTE: Sets that have won a first place at this conference are ineligible for judging in the 

Best of Show
"The Lew Elias Award"
$100 plus an engraved plaque

Best Restoration
(with photos and documentation as backup)
$50 plus a Gold Ribbon

Best Presentation
$50 plus a Gold Ribbon


Peoples Choice "Best in Contest"
(voted on by those attending the conference)
$50 plus a Gold Ribbon


      Senior Class Award- "The Best of the Best"
         (entries must include a Blue Ribbon won in a previous contest.)

A. SENIOR CLASS 1, pre 1930

B. SENIOR CLASS 2, post 1930