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Karlowa Radio Co., The; Rock Island, Illinois

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Name: Karlowa Radio Co., The; Rock Island, Illinois    (USA)  
Abbreviation: karlowa
Summary:

The Karlowa Radio Company was located at 606 Best Building in Rock Island, Illinois. The stock rooms were located on the 5th floor of the Best Building. In a February 1922 Radio News advertisement the Karlowa Radio Co. advertised a Hall Recording Relay which recorded Morse code radio signals on tape to be read later.

History:
The Karlowa Radio Company was started by Robert Karlowa who operated his amateur radio station 9XR from the Best Building. Karlowa was one of the partners in the Tri-City Radio Electric Supply.

This manufacturer was suggested by Alan Larsen.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  20 Rotary Spark Discharger K-20a   Manufactured by the C. & W. Company in Rock Island, Illinois and sold by the Karlow... 
USA  20 Rotary Spark Discharger CW-20   Rear pulley for separate motor drive.  
USA  20 Rotary Spark Discharger K-20b   Manufactured by the C. & W. Company Rock Island, Illinois and distributed by the Ka... 
USA  21 Tuner and Detector Unit K73 UV200  The Karlowa Radio Company Type K73 Tuner Detector covered the 150 to 25000 meters waveleng... 

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

June 1921 Radio News advertisement page 917tbn_usa_karlowa_ad_june21radnews.jpg

  
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