K3RTV Amateur Radio Station is Now Up and Running

K3RTV Station is now up and running.  Come see it in action from actual ham radio operators! We look forward to seeing you soon!

Holiday Hours for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and New Year’s Eve

Throughout this holiday season we will be open during our regular hours:  Friday 9-4, and Saturday/Sunday 12-4.  From all of us at the NCRTV Museum, we wish you and your family a very joyous holiday season and a happy new year!

NCRTV Museum on the Road

We are taking the NCRTV Museum on the road.

  • We will be at the Odenton Public Library (AACPL) this Saturday at 1pm.
  • On November 4 at 5 pm will be be at the Maryland Center for the Arts in Annapolis doing a “Science of Sound” event in partnership with the Annapolis Opera and the Anne Arundel County Public Library.
  • And on November 18, we will be at Brooklyn Park Public Library at 2 pm.

Great STEM family outings!  Look forward to seeing you there.

Thank you to everyone who helped to make the 2017 Fall Fundraiser and Gala a Success

Thank you to our Sponsors!!!!


Karen Lubieniecki and Ken Skrivseth



Todd Turner

Widmann Financial Services


Allegra Marketing Print Web

Lynn Christian

Pam and James O’Neal


A heart felt thanks to:

Ken Mellgren,  Master of Ceremonies

Maureen Bunyan, 2016 Winner of the Ed Walker Award

Arch Campbell, 2017 Winner of the Ed Walker Award

Who made the evening truly spectacular and memorable.


Thank You to Our Silent Auction Donors

Brian and Dian Belanger                Hartcorn Studios

Bowie Baysox                                    Ken Mellgren

Bowie Lions Club                             Panera Bread

Arch Campbell                                  Picaboo Creative Photos

City of Bowie Ice Arena                   David Rossetti

College Park Aviation Museum     Susan and George Scola

Crofton Bowling Center                  Surratt Historic House Museum

Ellen Dahl                                          Total Wine & More

Freeway Airport                               Ira Wexler

Andrew Garner                                Karen Whitehair

Jan Gratz Photography                  David Wolf

Stephen Hansman

And THANK YOU to everyone who attended the event.






Radio Repair Classes Starting Soon

The Fall session for the radio repair class states September 9 and 11.  Space is limited and filling fast.  Be sure to reserve your space.   Contact us at info@ncrtv.org.

Fall Fundraiser tickets now available for purchase

Don’t forget to purchase your tickets to the Fall Fundraiser.   Please see our web page link http://ncrtv.org/fall-fundraiser-information-2/ for more information about the Fall Fundraiser and how to purchase tickets.

We have a moratorium on accepting new radios for repair

We are currently not accepting any new radios for repair due to the tremendous backlog of radios.  We will place a notice on the web page when we are ready to accept new radios for repair.

Open House on June 24 from 3-5 pm

On June 24 we open our doors to our Bowie neighbors for a open house in partnership with the Community Association of South Bowie from 3 pm to 5 pm.  Our docents will warmly welcome you into our museum and will answer any questions you might have about our museum, our collection or about the history of radio and television.  Outside will be a hands-on tent filled with fun STEM activities for kids and kids-at-heart.  And do no miss our refreshment table to nibble at some sugary treats or pick up a cool drink.  We look forward to seeing you there!

STEM Programs with the Anne Arundel County Public Library System

We are working with the Anne Arundel Libraries to bring STEM programs to their patrons. On April 8 we will be at Broadneck Library at 3 pm and on May 6 at Odenton at 1 pm. We hope to see you you there.

NCRTV Museum is going on the road.

In April, we are participating in the Kid’s Passport to Maryland History Program that is taking place all over Prince George’s County. We will be at Darnell’s Chance (M-NCPPC) on April 29 from 11 to 3. We hope to see you there.