Radioshack Etown 2022

In terms of this post and Radioshack Etown…Radio Shack much of you most likely believe the shop has been gone for years after all the company declared insolvency in 2015 and closed most company-owned shops a few years later the key word there is company-owned shops dealership shops that were owned by independent entrepreneur stayed open among them occurred to be within an hour and a half drive at my location brand-new holland pennsylvania amish country here’s some shots of the outside of the radio shack what i really enjoyed is how the building kind of looked like a real shack here’s the inside of the radio shack it looks exactly as i remember practically any sort of electronic or device can think about this shop probably has the first wall contained a bunch of cb radios and antennas the wall behind the counter held batteries and battery chargers as a few of you most likely remember to the right of the counter was a wall with some antennas featuring the notorious antenna i inform individuals not to buy however they buy it anyhow for those of you who are not aware of what i think of this design here is a short clip this design it’s scrap junk

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scrap this piece of junk [Music] the design was in fact installed outside and hooked into a television set i went through the channels and just as i expected it was not getting the abc affiliate whtm which broadcasts on the vhf band this antenna model is known to not perform well for vhf what’s so paradoxical is behind the buildings were some truly great older antenna models regardless of my criticism of this antenna model i can understand why the owners decide to offer and show it it’s smaller and more customer friendly the average individual does not want a big antenna on their roof regardless of the better efficiency or in this case acquiring the harrisburg abc affiliate the next style over had walkie-talkies and some diodes the next style had practically any kind of av cable television and adapter imaginable this utilized to be my preferred area because i’m also a wedding event videographer and sometimes i would go to a wedding and forget a particular audio cable required for the microphone throughout the event and there ‘d always be a radio shack nearby i might stop at unfortunately that’s no longer the case another aisle included fuses battery ports and a bunch of wires here’s a wall of transistors and would you believe devices for mounting an outside antenna mounting brackets amplifiers and even a rotator as i continued down the exact same wall there were video cable televisions and devices some walkie-talkies phone wires phones themselves and smartphone devices including this truly cool bluetooth cassette adapter it can’t be a radio shack without radios look at all of them designs in the middle of the shop had car stereo devices speaker wire ethernet cable televisions computer cable televisions blank media and whoa blank cassette tapes at this radio shack i can actually buy a cassette deck record onto a blank cassette and if the heads get dirty

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just buy a head cleaner the nostalgia i experienced in the shop can’t be completely shared in this video alone you truly have to see it for yourself the whole time i was at the shop individuals would come in and say how they could not think what they saw a radio shack with numerous terrific items the general supervisor informed me that a person person drove all the way from syracuse about 4 hours away just to experience a store i understand many of you are much closer than that so definitely think about travelling to check out this radio shack seriously i forgot how awesome it was to shop at one the shop has a ton of products i was taking a look at on amazon however never ever ordered because i never ever saw the physical items but seeing them face to face was a totally various experience if you’re within driving distance even if it’s a few hours certainly think about making a journey to this radio shack it remains in organization thanks to support of regional consumers and hopefully some of my audiences thanks to general manager ralph hess and owner steve lowen for enabling me to go to their place make this video both are certified hams so you know you are getting good things at the store if you want to reach out to either of them here are their call signs i likewise connect them in the description of this video an additional thanks to everyone who supports me on patreon or belongs to my youtube channel if my videos have helped you cut the cable if you simply think they’re cool and would like to support them all getting unique benefits 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 wants to receive e-mail updates when i publish brand-new videos do not hesitate to register to my e-mail list i connected a link in the description of the video stay tuned to my youtube channel for more cord cutting antenna passed on videos and possibly a visit to a kmart and have an awesome day. Radioshack Etown