The OTRR Group is a community of enthusiastic fans, avid listeners, and strong supporters of “Old Time Radio". The group’s goals include restoring, preserving and sharing the classic shows from what is commonly known as the "Golden Age of Radio" (1930-1960). The OTRR Group, comprised of a diverse world wide group of volunteers, has undertaken many ongoing projects and continues to work hard to preserve our wonderful radio heritage.
Our MISSION STATEMENT explains in greater detail our organizational structure and how we function. If you think you may be interested in joining our efforts, please take time to review this page.
Below you'll find links to many of the various activities our group supports. Please take time to explore any or all the following venues. Everyone is welcome here
The OTRR Group has undertaken the mammothtask of trying to accurately catalog ALL OTR episodes. Furthermore, they have made their database public and interactive through a program called OTTER. Currently the db contains over 2290 series listing over 211,000 episodes.
The OTRR Group is the major OTR contributor to the world wide Wiki encyclopedia. OTR enthusiasts find the “First Line Project” an invaluable tool for correctly identifying and labeling OTR episodes.
The OTRR Group maintains the largest collection of OTR Art anywhere. Historical images of radio celebrities, disc covers, and original art work are readily available and free to download.
Please take time to place yourself on our OTRR Guest Map. We enjoy knowing where in the world our OTR friends are located.
The OTRR Group maintains the largest, most accurate library of OTR series in the world. Each series includes many
additional historic features (photos, bios, additional sound clips...) that
have been diligently researched and are included for download.
The "Old Radio Times" is the OTRR Group's monthly e-zine. Rich and detailed OTR articles are submitted by noted members of the OTR community. The current and back issues may be readily downloaded from the Times library.
WE ARE MOVING. NOTICE to all members using the OTRR Yahoo Groups. These groups are being phased out. The functions normally conducted at Yahoo Groups, including the message boards, will be replaced by the new OTRR Facebook groups. Please join and friend us at:
The new site provides greater flexibility and better opportunities for file, sound and picture transfer.
We look forward to seeing everyone at the new site.
The Old Time Radio Researchers (OTRR) website now has a blog! There you will find all the new information on what’s been updated on this site. Our OTRR site has so many sections which we are constantly adding new materials to. The Blog provides a central location where you can view these additions and revisions which have been made to the site since your last visit.