With beige and white plastic
casing and white, perforated front with metal
frame. On the right side are the on/off/volume
knob and the tuning knob and in the left side
are sockets for headphones and an external
antenna. At the top of the housing is a metal
carrying chain. At the back are the battery
compartment and the wavelength switch. A charger
for two button cells (type д-0,1, 1.25 volts)
and a leather pouch were included. Extra
batteries and earphones were optional.
Advertisement for the Orljonok
for both button cells
Orljonok is Russian for "Eaglet";
it was also the name of a communist youth
The radio has seven germanium transistors
and receives the medium wave (187-571 meters)
and long wave (735-2000
meters). Later versions (like this one)
had a transformerless output stage.
The nominal output power is 40 mW
and the frequency range is 800 to 2500
The receiver was made by
Sarapoul Orjonikidze Radio Works.
This factory was founded in 1941 as "Orjonikidze Radio Works No. 203".