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History of the manufacturer  

Radio Arel (A.R.E.L.); Antwerpen, Schoten

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Name: Radio Arel (A.R.E.L.); Antwerpen, Schoten    (B)  
Abbreviation: radio-arel
Products: Model types

AREL, Algemeene Radio- en Elektriciteitslaboratorium, Lange Nieuwstraat (1945), later: Osystraat, Antwerpen (1946)
Radio-Arel, Van Luppenstraat, Antwerpen
Radio A.R.E.L., Paalstraat 275-277, Schoten near Antwerpen (ca. 1950)

The company is unrelated to Arel (France), or Arel (Italy).

Founded: 1945

In 1946, the company's premises at Osystraat Antwerpen burnt down completely. 1960 the manufacturer Novak is taken over by Arel. 1962 Arel is taken over by an American company.

[Bruno Brasseur, Belgische radiomerken..., 2007]

This manufacturer was suggested by Georges Van Campenhout † 28.4.22.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
50 211A ECH21   
50/51 111A ECH21   
51/52 142A ECH21   
51/52 121AC (121A) ECH21   
50/51 947AC ECH21   
50/51 171A2 ECH21  eingebauter Plattenspieler und Tondrahtrecorder. 
50/51 646AC 6K8G   
50/51 746AC 6K8G   
50/51 748AC-DC UCH21   
51/52 92A2 UCH41   
50–52 91A UCH41   
53 51U UCH21  The Belgian model Arel 51U features a self oscillating mixer stage. There is no IF amplifi... 


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

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