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English home made radio
Material: mahogany cabinet, front: marbled ebonite. Made around 1926. On top: a Cosmos Amplion AR19 horn loudspeaker (1923).
Data Valves
Dimensions (whd): 106 x 49 x 42 cm
Made in: 1926
Purchased in: 2005

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Circuit
 

What was broadcast in 1926?

 

Listen to "Two bluebirds" by the Orchestra of Stan Greening, recorded on September 13, 1926

Valves
PM2, Cossor Stentor two power valve and PM1HF (first year of production of all valves 1926)
Left
The radio was made using an number of components: transformers by Ferranti and Radio Instruments, a Dubilier grid-leak resistor/capacitor, a capacitor made by Edison Bell, London, an Ormond slow motion dual indicator dial and tubes by Philips-Mullard and Cossor. The antenna coil is home made.
Right
Flamed ebonite front
Lower left: on/off switch, lower right: rheostat. In the middle: coarse tuning. Upper left: Fine tuning, upper right: reaction control.
EverReady Winner 9V grid battery

This page was last edited on 04.07.2019