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The Metropolitan Washington Old Time Radio Club was founded to collect and share old-time radio (OTR) audio tapes, records, books, scripts, magazines and related memorabilia.


We meet at 7:30 PM on the second Friday of every month, except June, September and December. Click here for details and a map.

Join Us!

We would love to have you as a member! Click here for a membership application and all the details.

Radio Recall

Radio Recall is our journal, available via email (PDF) or regular mail. Read sample articles here.


The Metropolitan Washington Old Time Radio Club (MWOTRC) was created in 1984 by Jim Burnette (1945-2001). The purpose of the club has always been to exchange, collect, and preserve any materials from the Golden Age of Broadcasting. Individually, and as a club, members collect and share OTR audio copies, books, scripts, and related radio broadcast materials. The initial group of charter members, consisting of a half-dozen OTR fans, was drawn from the region of Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. Monthly meetings are held the second Friday of every month, except for June and December.

In June and December, there is a luncheon held on a Saturday afternoon.

In September, we hold our meeting at the Mid Atlantic Nostalgia Convention (MANC) in Hunt Valley, Md. See our Links page for MANC details.

Membership is open to all who have a love of old time radio programs.

Complete information about joining is found by pressing the JOIN button above on the radio dial.

We have a WINNER!

During our January meeting, the 29th winner of the Cawelti Award was announced. And the winner is:

2014 Cawelti Winner Sally Stevens

Sally Stephens is one of our youngest members, and made a memorable presentation on Gracie Allen's run for the presidency. It kept the interest of every member at the meeting. Sally also takes part in our recreations and is a solid pillar of support for MWOTRC.

Congratulations Sally!