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Radio Popular, Bucharest

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Name: Radio Popular, Bucharest    (RO)  
Abbreviation: radiopopul
Products: Model types
Founded: 1948
Closed: 1960
Production: 1949 - 1960
In Romania, no local producers of radio sets existed after WW2 till 1949. It was the year when the specialized factory "Radio Popular" was opened.Record (S49U) was the first radioreceiver made from Soviet components parts and patent. In 1960, its name was changed to "Electronica".

This manufacturer was suggested by Lenuta Chirita.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
RO  50 Record S50A2 6А10С   
RO  54 Simfonia S541A ECH42  Bands: LW: 1000-2000 m; MW: 200-550 m; SW: 17-50 m. 
RO  50 Partizan S511A 6А8  Bands: LW: 150-500 kHz; MW: 510-1800 kHz; SW: 15-50 m; Tubes: Soviet Union. 
RO  57 Victoria S571A ECH81  Bands: LW: 150-300 KHz; MW: 600-1600KHz; SW: 6-12 MHz. 
RO  54 Carpati S545U UCH21  SW 15.8 - 50 meters. 
RO  57 Lux S574A ECH81  Bands: LW: 1000-2000 m; MW: 187-580 m; SW: 16.5-50 m; Controls and accessories: on/off mod... 
RO  50–55 Armonia S561A ECH42   
RO  52/53 Pionier 52 S521A2 6А7   
RO  49/50 Pionier S 503A 6А7  Caution: Hot chassis! Use isolation transformer for repairs! 
RO  57 Opereta S 572 A ECH81   
RO  58/59 Romanta 59 S581A 6H31   
RO  57/58 Bicaz S573A [A] 6А10С