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It is the restoration of
radios that brougth me to Ham Radio. I proudly display the following
(they are not for sale) :
My good links :
RCA Radiola 44, 1929 : TRF radio, use
tetrodes and a 245 triode as output. The chassis is a casting of 1/4"
aluminium, the model 104 magnetic speaker is external.
EVEREADY Everyman 1917 : A personnal
radio with headphones. An early walkman.
PHILCO 20, 1929 : TRF radio, It is a
console, push-pull 271 triodes as output, the 8" electrodynamique
is in the base, the voice coil is insulated with asbestos.
VICTOR 271, 1931 : superheterodyne
shortwave bands, it is a large console, made in Lachine Qc.
ROGERS, 1933 : superheterodyne with
bands, the console is imposing. It uses ROGERS tubes only, in addition
to shielding they are covered with aluminium paint.
TELEFUNKEN Concertino 5430W, 1962 :
superheterodyne with FM and 2 SW bands, it has 4 speakers in a table
cabinet, its finish is bright as a piano's finish, the stereo output
operates with only 2 pentodes 6GW8/ECL86, push-pull for one chanel and
in parallel for the other, this unusulal circuit is called simplex.
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