Dear Friends Of Universal Radio,
Time waits for no one, and that includes Barbara and myself.
We have decided to retire and our current location in Worthington
will close on November 30, 2020. Even though the store is closing
we will fulfill all existing customer orders and have a large amount
of inventory to close-out. The Universal Radio website will be maintained
for the foreseeable future to sell remaining stock, publications and
some select products. Unfortunately the lack of a store front showroom
will preclude us from carrying some manufacturers’ products.
I am very fortunate to have been in the radio business for over 50 years,
13 at Radio Shack and 37 at Universal Radio. We have met many wonderful
people along the journey who have supported me personally as well as
Universal Radio. It has been a privilege to have a continuous career in
the fascinating field of radio since 1969.
Please accept our sincere “Thank You” for your support of Universal Radio
for these many years, and for the months to come.
Our new address for correspondence and mail order is below.
This is not a store front.
Universal Radio Inc.
752 N. State St. Unit 222
Westerville, OH 43082
Phone: 614 866-4267
Fred Osterman N8EKU
Barbara Osterman KC8VWI
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A few questions answered:
Q. Is the website going away?
A. No. It will continue for the foreseeable future.
Q. What happened to the store cats?
A. The remaining store cats, Smidgen, Smudge & Annie retired to Fred & Barb's house.
Q. Is everything sold out?
A. No. We continue to stock Eton radios and shortwave related books. We also have many remaining new and used items. Please see our website.
Q. What does "Out of Stock" mean?
A. In most cases this indicates we have permanently sold out of this item.
Q. Do you still have a showroom or curbside pickup?