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Associated Radio Company; Melbourne

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Name: Associated Radio Company; Melbourne    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: associated
Products: Model types
Summary:

Associated Radio Company; Melbourne

Founded: 1923
Closed: 1928
History:

Associated Radio Company of Australia started Victoria's first A-Class station, 3AR, on 26 January 1924. It began its operations from 51-53 A'Beckett Street Melbourne The following year they moved out into the suburbs where they could build a more powerful transmitter. Associated Radio was also instrumental in establishing Adelaide's first A-Class station, 5CL, which began transmissions on 20 November 1924, and also 7ZL in Hobart.

On the 16 May 1928 they amalgamated with the other Melbourne A-Class station, 3LO to form Dominion Broadcasting Ltd. Advertising indicates they manufactured radio parts and complete radio receivers from 1923 to 1926.

This manufacturer was suggested by Gary Cowans.


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

Advertisement from the Wireless & Electrical Exhibition Convention, May 1924.tbn_aus_assoc_radio_co_ad_1924_radio_parts.jpg
A newspaper article explaining the importance of radio broadcasting and their intent to manufacture radios in Australia. From the “Richmond River Express & casino & Kyogle Advertiser”(NSW) December 19, 1923.tbn_aus_assoc_radio_co_artical.jpg

  
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