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Canadian Westinghouse, Hamilton

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Name: Canadian Westinghouse, Hamilton    (CDN)  
alternative name:
Westinghouse Canada
Abbreviation: canadwest
Products: Model types Tube manufacturer Brand

Canadian Westinghouse Co. Limited was established in Canada in 1903. At one point employing 11,000 people in Hamilton Ontario. Items produced were electric motors, generators, turbines, rail equipment, engines, industrial components as well as consumer electronics and components.

Canadian Westinghouse

Princess St Hamilton, Ontario

A wide range of tubes were made for Canadian Westinghouse by the Radio Valve Company Ltd from c. 1927 until well past World War Two. Some just carried the Westinghouse brand and some with "Made in Canada for Westinghouse".

Founded: 1903
Closed: 1998
Production: 1923 - 1965

Radio production started in Plant #1 at 286 Sanford Avenue N. in Hamilton about 1923 with the Aeriola Senior. Production continued there until about 1941. In 1945 radio production was moved to Plant #2 on the corner of Longwood Road and Aberdeen Avenue. In the late 1950's solid-state radio and television production began in Brantford Ontario.
Some radios were also manufactured at 285 Beaver Hall Hill in Montreal QC, however it is not known if this location was ever mentioned on any name plates. Radio and radio parts production ended sometime in the early to mid 1960's.

This manufacturer was suggested by Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
CDN  49/50 RA-1303 6BA6  "Similar circuitry as for RA-1202 as per index..." Built in loop antenna for AM,FM. 
CDN  50/51 514 1U4  "Similar circuitry as for P-505 as per index..." Built in loop antenna.Selenium rectifier. 
CDN  67 921N6 Ch= X-2458-14 12BE6  The Canadian Westinghouse model 921N6 is a 6-tube AM/FM clock radio. 
CDN  36 512 6L7   
CDN  27 6AC-1927/28 Radiola 17 UX226  Schematic is similar to US model RCA Radiola 17 and Canadian General Electric (CGE) Radiol... 
CDN  55 6T116 12BA6  The Westinghouse model 6T116 is a 6-tube table radio for standard broadcast reception. Has... 
CDN  58 5T127 Ch= X2395-11 12BE6  White/red cabinet. 
CDN  33/34 53 58  Schematics of R-28, R-28P R-28P(A to G), 110, 111, 115, 120 (RCA-Amer.) ,schematics of R-2... 
CDN  27–30 16 [Early Model with UX-201A Tubes] UX-201B  Westinghouse schematic ( page 4 ) not available . No details known yet! Schematic of Radio... 
CDN  27–30 29   Westinghouse schematic ( page 4 ) not available . No details known yet! 
CDN  27–30 69   Westinghouse schematic ( page 4 ) not available . No details known yet! 
CDN  27–30 89   Westinghouse schematic ( page 6 ) not available . No details known yet! 


Further details for this manufacturer by the members (rmfiorg):

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Radio News of Canada c. 1923tbn_westinghouse_ad_rnoc_c._1923.png


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