Plymouth's Mark Oppat is an avid vintage radio collector, restorer and owner of the on-line company Radio Parts...a supplier of replacement components for other antique radio enthusiasts.
Mark is also active in the Michigan Antique Radio Club. It's an organization dedicated to preserving the history and knowledge of radio, television, and related disciplines...with a special emphasis on contributions originating in the state of Michigan.
Club members present the annual Vintage Electronics Expo this Saturday from 7am to 4pm at Lansing's Best Western Plus Hotel at 6820 South Cedar Street.
Thousands of classic radios and other vintage audio and video equipment will be on sale to the public.
Mark Oppat is publicist for the event. WKAR's Peter Whorf visited Mark's home in downtown Plymouth yesterday to see Mark's collection...and find out more about his early interest in old-time radios..hear this story Thursday on Current State