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3517 RALEIGH AVENUE,  ST. LOUIS PARK, MN  55416
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Wednesday – Saturday 10am - 5pm
Closed Sunday - Tuesday and holidays
ADMISSION
Adults $7
Students $5
 
 
 

Coming Events

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Saturday, May 13, 2:00 pm: The Minnesota DX Club meets here the second Saturday
of every month from January through June. Stop in and share your stories of long-distance
reception and learn about the latest receiving equipment.

Tuesday, May 16, 7:30 pm: The Audio Society of MN presents ...For our final meeting of the season, we are very fortunate to host Frank Van Alstine of Audio by Van Alstine, who is well known to us all, and will be showing two brand new AVA offerings.

First, AVA’s new DAC MK Five, which supports all bit rates up to PCM 192 and DSD 128 interchangeably, with no transition noise or drama between tracks of any bit rate or type. Two coax digital inputs, two optical digital inputs, and USB digital inputs are standard.

Second, AVA will present their new DVA 4/2 amplifier, producing 350 Watts per Channel (WPC) in stereo or 125WPC in discrete four channel mode. Very useful in a revealing stereo system or in a surround sound system, and is based on AVA’s Synergy solid state circuits with significant enhancements.

Lastly, Frank will bring an inexpensive UTurn Orbit turntable with Longhorn Grado cartridge and optional Grado 8MZ stylus, plus AVA’s Vision phono preamplifier. Combined with the ASM’s CD capabilities, members are encouraged to bring LPs or CDs for playback.

Friday and Saturday, May 19 – 20: RADIO DAZE 2017, sponsored by the Northland Antique Radio
Club
, starts right here with the Pavek Museum Garage Sale on Friday, May 19, at 10:00 am.
RADIO DAZE 2017 continues Friday evening with the Radio Auction at the Comfort Inn Plymouth,
3000 Harbor Lane, Plymouth, Minn., 763/559-1222. The flea market starts Saturday morning, May 20,
followed by the equipment contest and a presentation on the history of broadcasting in Minnesota.
The hotel is giving Radio Daze attendees a special rate of only $79, Thursday through Saturday night.
Please reserve by May 6, 2017, to assure room availability.
Go to northlandantiqueradioclub.com for more information.

May 23 - August 1: The Museum will be closed for renovation. We look forward to seeing you when
we reopen!

Tuesday, June 6, 8:00 pm: PBS presents The American Epic Sessions, a feature-length film showcasing an all-star roster of contemporary artists, led by Jack White and T Bone Burnett, replicating early recording technique on Endpoint Audio's original 1920s electrical recording system. Our friend Nick Bergh has painstakingly restored the Western Electric recording system used in this series; the sound is amazing!

Tuesday, August 15 – Saturday, August 19: The Antique Wireless Association’s annual convention
will be held at the RIT Conference Center in Bloomfield, New York. Go to antiquewireless.org for more
information.

Saturday, September 9, 10:00 am: Vintage Radio and Vacuum Tube Audio Service class, fall
semester. Still only $150 for six or seven Saturday mornings of vacuum tube heaven. Sign up now.

Saturday, September 30, The Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame will be held right here at the
newly remodeled Pavek Museum.