We’re running a miniseries of interviews with LIRTVHS board member John Vuolo about the history and development of radios.

Grebe Synchrophase

Inside the Grebe Synchrophase.

John is a radio collector and restoration expert, in charge of helping build and maintain the Society’s collections.

Today we tackle the 1920s and the earliest commercially-available sets. How did they operate, how many survive, and how do you go about making them work again?