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Please read through the following information before you call or visit!  For your convenience, we've opened a retail store in Meriden, CT.  Since we expect to maintain a full schedule of Hamfests through the year, store hours will be limited.  Click the link above for our Hamfest Schedule. As you can see, there are very few weekends available, so we'll be open mostly during the week.  We plan to stay open at least one evening until 7:00 PM. or later, generally Thursday.

You won't find fancy fixtures, displays and showcases.  If you've seen our setup at a Hamfest, you know what to expect.  As time goes on, we'll be expanding our selection to better accommodate your needs.  For now, most all of the items on our Web Site will be available.

You will find Anderson Powerpoles and assembled cables; a wide variety of DC Power cables and accessories; ladder line, coax cables and jumpers in several sizes and lengths; antenna wire of many types; high quality antenna rope, pulleys, and insulators; baluns; speaker mics and speakers; antenna mounts for almost any vehicle; HF, VHF, and UHF antennas for base, mobile, and portable use; connectors and adapters for most RF cables; tools, SWR meters and voltmeters; plus plenty of other handy items and gadgets to make Ham radio more fun.

 

But even more important, you will find honest and knowledgeable advice and service from experienced hams who live by a few simple rules:

1. Treat the customer the way we would like to be treated

2. Never sell anything we would not use ourselves

3. When in doubt, refer to rules 1 and 2.

 

Please call first before making a trip to the store!

Please call first before making a trip to the store!!

Please call first before making a trip to the store!!!

Can we be clearer?

If we answer the phone, we're there.  If we don't, chances are good that we're off to a Hamfest, visiting a supplier, running errands, or even <rarely!> taking a day off.

You may wish to check in advance that the items you need are in stock.

 

Our new store address is:

Quicksilver Radio Products

47-7 Billard St.
Meriden, CT 06451

(203) 440-4973

Note!! If you're following a GPS or other electronic directions, make sure that you are on the Billard Street side of the building, NOT the Kensington Place Side!!

Here are easy directions:

Note:  Google Maps, Mapquest, GPS, friends, "helpful" guys on the repeater, etc. may recommend different routes.  Unless you know Meriden well -- for example, you know the difference between South Colony Street, Colony Street, North Colony Street, North Colony Rd, Old Colony Rd, Old North Colony Rd, Colony Heights, and Colony Place -- and you know where Perkins Street is, even though it doesn't really exist any more -- we strongly suggest that you follow the directions below.

But it's your choice.

From the Merritt/Wilbur Cross Parkway, CT Route 15

(note that commercial vehicles are not allowed on the parkway):

New Directions Coming Soon

From Interstate 91 Southbound:

New Directions Coming Soon

From Interstate 91 Northbound:

New Directions Coming Soon
 

From the Greater NYC area:

Navigate to Interstate 95 Northbound.  Take that to New Haven CT, and take Interstate 91 North; OR -- the Hutchinson River Parkway becomes the Merritt/Wilbur Cross Parkway in Connecticut (note that commercial vehicles are not allowed on the Merritt/Wilbur Cross).  Either way, then follow the above directions.

 

 From Interstate 84 Eastbound:

New Directions Coming Soon

From Interstate 84 Westbound:

New Directions Coming Soon
 

From California:

Take Interstate 80 East appx 2800 miles to Hazelton, PA.  Take Interstate 81 North to Scranton PA.  Take Interstate 84 East through Waterbury CT.  Take Interstate 691 East.

New Directions Coming Soon


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