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Challenge; (where?)

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Name: Challenge; (where?)    (J (-- ?))  
Abbreviation: challenge
Products: Model types

Challenge is a brand of consumer electronics.

Currently we don't know where the brand is to be located, nor who made the sets. Of the known models, a few are of Japanese origin, some being almost identlical to Candle branded radios made by Tokio Transistor Industry. A few models are made in the "Republic of Ireland".

The Challenge logo is identical to the one used by Perdio on their Challenge models, which may or may not be conincidence.


This manufacturer was suggested by Michael Watterson.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
68 2 Band 8 Transistor R21   Challenge 2 Band MW/LW 8 Transistor mod. R21 Rod antenna, hi-lo tone, ext ant socket, ear... 
65 3 Band 12 Transistor    
65 All Transistor R18   Comes in leatherette case. Made in the Republic of Ireland. 
65 3 Band 8 Transistor Hi-Fi 2 Speaker R57   SW = 6 - 15 MHz 
64 FM/AM 4 Band 12 Transistor R-66 (Japan 712) 2SA71  Also 4 diodes and thermistor. VHF is 86MHz to about 112MHz SW is 49m to 16m approx. L...