Radio Made in Michigan
1:21 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Vintage radio appreciation club hosts 'Extravaganza' in Lansing

Thousands of vintage radios and classic audio equipment will be on sale Saturday in Lansing.
Credit Peter Whorf

Mark Oppat lives for radio. He is an avid vintage radio collector, restorer and owner of the online company Old Radio Parts, a supplier of replacement components for other antique radio enthusiasts.


He is also active in the Michigan Antique Radio Club, an organization dedicated to preserving the history and knowledge of radio, television and related disciplines. 

This Saturday, Lansing plays host to the club's 28th annual "Extravaganza '13" Vintage Electronics Expo.  WKAR’s Peter Whorf speaks with Oppat about the show and his own collection and memories of vintage radio.

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