In a digital age when individuals are moving to portable devices, with lighter the better being the standard, a special celebration throughout the end of the week means to mix some wistfulness as it brings back the appeal of substantial vintage radio models during a exhibition.
From pocket transmitters to handheld and divider radios,the Radio celebration to be hung on the event of World Radio Day, on February 13, at Muktangan Science Exploratory Center in Model Colony, desires to bring the sorcery of radio once more into individuals’ lives.
Displays, master talks and exhibits are important for the celebration mutually coordinated by Marathi Vigyan Parishad, Amateur Radio License Holders, Muktangan Science Exploratory Center, Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineers, Padmini Electronics.
A portion of the highlights are a showcase of vintage radio by Shripad Kulkarni from 11 am to 6 pm, master addresses between 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm, a radio test and an introduction by Chitralekha Kulkarni, Deputy Director from All India Radio, who will give an introduction on All India Radio’s new communicating innovation ‘DRM’ and a display of this technique.
“Actually we want a more permanent space for this activity, like a radio museum where we can set up all these models. People can come and explore, engage and learn. But we haven’t found the right place yet. However with the help of this festival, at least once a year, we hope to keep this interaction with radio enthusiasts and build a community,” said Vilas Rabde, veteran Ham radio operator.
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