Superheterodyne AC/DC receiver

In scaled brown Bakelite case. The knobs and the tuning scale are at the top of the radio. The scale light is situated on the upper side of the scale.

For medium wave reception (180-450 meters).
The intermediate frequency is 452 kHz. Sensitivity is approx. 100 ÁV. Output power 0.8 W.
It was intended to be used at 127 volts. With a small modification it could also be used at 220 volt.
The scaled design gave the radio its nickname "pine cone".
The original price was f 106,-.
 Data Valves  
Serial number: 1194
Dimensions (h x w x d): 17 x 24.5 x 14 cm
Made in: 1949
Production: 1948-1949
Purchased in: 2018
Voltages: 127 or 220 volt ~ and -
Weight: 2.5 kg
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What was broadcast in 1949?


Listen to "I'll dance at your wedding" by AVRO dance orchestra "The Skymasters", leader Pi Scheffer, recorded in 1949

The voltage indication (127 V) on the type plate was scratched away. The radio has been modified for 220 volts. This modification may have been carried out by radio repair shop "Fortuin" in The Hague.

Back with back panel removed
Chassis, top view
Chassis, achterzijde
Under-chassis view
Anouncement in Van der Heems' magazine "Het V.D.H.-tje" of November 20, 1948

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