What are some of your favorite stores, now closed,defunct, gone?

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Life' started by K6DWI, Jul 14, 2021.

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  1. K6DWI

    K6DWI Ham Member QRZ Page

    I will start with just 2 and not the dozens I could list.
    Don't hog them all at once :)
    F.W. Woolworth's
    Grant's
     
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  2. KA2BLG

    KA2BLG Ham Member QRZ Page

    Jackson’s Distributors it was on of those olde fashion, REAL radio/TV/electronics stores on Genesee Street, Hamilton, NJ.
     
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  3. KG5LTL

    KG5LTL Ham Member QRZ Page

    Lafayette Radio
     
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  4. W7UUU

    W7UUU Principal Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    C&G Electronics, Lafayette Radio, Radio Shack, most ANY ham radio/electronic surplus store

    Dave
    W7UUU
     
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  5. KO4ESA

    KO4ESA Ham Member QRZ Page

    Radio shack.
     
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  6. AD5HR

    AD5HR Ham Member QRZ Page

    F.W. Woolworth's!
    That's where I fell in love with Lime Phosphates.

    Oops, dating myself. also loved the "by the pound" candy selection.
     
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  7. KC7JNJ

    KC7JNJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    @W7UUU Dave whats was that ham store that used to be in the University district in Seattle? Was that C-Com.
     
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  8. W7UUU

    W7UUU Principal Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    ABC Communications? Westlake Supply? It's been a loooonnnnnggggg time so I really don't recall very well. I'm sure others will chime in.

    Dave
    W7UUU
     
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  9. KC7JNJ

    KC7JNJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    ABC I remember them too.... They used to have adds on light night TV
    One other comes to my mind Amateur Radio Supply in Georgetown.
     
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  10. K6CLS

    K6CLS Ham Member QRZ Page

    FAO Schwartz, Radio Shack, Fry's, Al Lasher's, Halted, Byte Shop, Leo's Music, and a multitude of restaurants...
     
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