Welcome to the home of vintage radios in Canada!

Our Vision

To preserve and share the history and technology used to communicate and entertain in Canada.

Our Organization

The Canadian Vintage Radio Society (CVRS) is a non-profit, national organization dedicated to the preservation, and enjoyment of antique radios and vintage electronics throughout Canada. Membership in our organization extends well outside our borders.


This website is the online home of CVRS members and registered participants in our online Forum. If you cannot find the information you desire after looking through its pages, please contact us.

Our Members enjoy many services and benefits including our bi-monthly publication Canadian Vintage Radios, RCC schematics from the 1920's to the 70's, and networking opportunities with experts inside and outside of Canada.

The Latest CVRS News

The Great Tesla Debate

Our CVRS Newsletter has been running a three-part article debating the possibility that Nicola Tesla discovered a new form of wireless energy transfer.  The concluding chapter appears in the Summer 2016 issue.  Here is the complete debate for your enjoyment. Please add your comments in the Non-Member Chat Room! While you are there, check out …
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Summer 2016 Newsletter available for download

The Summer 2016 edition of the CVRS Newsletter is now available for download by CVRS members at Resources/Newsletters/Current Issue or by clicking on this news item, and then clicking on this link to the CURRENT NEWSLETTER.

Spring 2016 Newsletter available for download

The Spring 2016 edition of the CVRS Newsletter is now available for download by CVRS members at Resources/Newsletters/Current Issue or by clicking on this news item, and then clicking on this link to the CURRENT NEWSLETTER.