In terms of this post and Is Radioshack Dead?…Radio Shack many of you probably believe the store has been gone for years after all the company applied for bankruptcy in 2015 and closed most company-owned shops a few years later on the keyword there is company-owned shops dealership shops that were owned by independent business owners remained open among them occurred to be within a half and an hour drive at my place new holland pennsylvania amish country here’s some shots of the beyond the radio shack what i truly loved is how the structure kind of resembled an actual shack here’s the within the radio shack it looks exactly as i remember pretty much any sort of electronic or accessory can think of this shop most likely has the very first wall contained a bunch of cb radios and antennas the wall behind the counter held batteries and chargers as a few of you probably keep in mind to the right of the counter was a wall with some antennas including the infamous antenna i tell people not to purchase however they buy it anyway for those of you who are not aware of what i consider this design here is a brief clip this design it’s scrap scrap
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junk this piece of junk [Music] the model was actually installed outside and hooked into a television set i went through the channels and just as i anticipated it was not getting the abc affiliate whtm which broadcasts on the vhf band this antenna design is known to not perform well for vhf what’s so ironic lags the structures were some truly excellent older antenna models regardless of my criticism of this antenna model i can understand why the owners choose to offer and display it it’s smaller sized and more customer friendly the average person doesn’t desire a huge antenna on their roofing despite the much better efficiency or in this case getting the harrisburg abc affiliate the next style over had walkie-talkies and some diodes the next design had basically any type of av cable television and adapter you can possibly imagine this utilized to be my preferred section because i’m also a wedding videographer and lot of times i would go to a wedding event and forget a particular audio cable television needed for the microphone throughout the ceremony and there ‘d always be a radio shack nearby i could stop at unfortunately that’s no longer the case another aisle featured fuses battery adapters and a lot of wires here’s a wall of transistors and would you believe accessories for mounting an outdoor antenna mounting brackets amplifiers and even a rotator as i continued down the very same wall there were video cable televisions and devices some walkie-talkies phone wires phones themselves and mobile phone devices including this actually cool bluetooth cassette adapter it can’t be a radio shack without radios look at all of them styles in the middle of the shop had vehicle stereo accessories speaker wire ethernet cable televisions computer cable televisions blank media and whoa blank cassette tapes at this radio shack i can literally buy a cassette deck record onto a blank cassette and if the heads get unclean
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simply purchase a head cleaner the fond memories i experienced in the shop can’t be completely shared in this video alone you truly need to see it on your own the whole time i was at the store individuals would come in and state how they couldn’t believe what they saw a radio shack with numerous excellent items the general supervisor informed me that a person person drove all the way from syracuse about 4 hours away simply to experience a shop i understand a lot of you are much closer than that so absolutely think about taking a trip to check out this radio shack seriously i forgot how incredible it was to patronize one the shop has a ton of items i was taking a look at on amazon however never ordered due to the fact that i never saw the physical products however seeing them personally was an absolutely various experience if you’re within driving range even if it’s a few hours absolutely consider making a trip to this radio shack it stays in company thanks to support of regional consumers and hopefully a few of my audiences thanks to general supervisor ralph hess and owner steve lowen for enabling me to go to their place make this video both are licensed hams so you know you are getting good things at the shop if you want to connect to either of them here are their call signs i also connect them in the description of this video an extra thanks to everybody who supports me on patreon or is a member of my youtube channel if my videos have helped you cut the cord if you simply think they’re cool and would like to support them all gaining exclusive advantages such as behind the scenes content access to my videos ad for your one day early and direct contact with me visit patreon.com forward slash antennaman or click the join button this video if you’re on facebook you can like my facebook page at facebook.com forward slash antennaman pa if you’re not on facebook wishes to receive e-mail updates when i post new videos feel free to register to my email list i attached a link in the description of the video stay tuned to my youtube channel for more cord cutting antenna relayed videos and potentially a visit to a kmart and have an awesome day. Is Radioshack Dead?