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Yaou Radio Co ltd ; Kanagawa-ken

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Name: Yaou Radio Co ltd ; Kanagawa-ken    (J)  
alternative name:
Yaou Electric Co., Ltd.
Abbreviation: yaou
Products: Model types
Summary:

Yaou Electric Co.Ltd. was(?) a manufacturer of radios and tv-sets, marked as "General" on the front.
Yaou is mentioned in "The history of television, 1942 to 2000" (by Albert Abramson): They introduced their first color-TV in spring 1963 with a line-sequential 8" Chromatron one-gun type CRT.
It may be hard to identify "General" as "Yaou"-products because the circuit diagrams inside of their radio models are issued (sometimes) in Japanese language.

Yaou Electric Co., Ltd., 1116 Suenaga, Kawasaki-Shi, Kanagawa-Ken, Japan.  Have US patents from 1964 to 1967. 

Yaou used Japan Code 901.  Brands associated with this code include Broadmoor, General, KLH, Realistic (Radio Shack), RCA, Ross, Sylvania, and Teknika.

History:

This manufacturer was suggested by Berthold Bosch † 13.2.19.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
48 5NS-1 6W-C5  Im Oktober 1947 ordnete die U.S. Militärregierung in Japan an, dass verstärkt Superhets he... 
52 General 5S-20 6W-C5   
61 General Transistor 6 6GA-441    
60–62 Transistor 6 6G-909   Imported to US by Custom Importing Co.; Kansas City. Similar to TAC Transistor 6. 
60 Transistor 6 6G-819   Imported to US by Co-op Importing Co. Div. of Radiolab. Inc.; Kansas City, Missouri. AM... 
60 Eldorado Transistor 6 6G-770 2NJ8  Eldorado Transistor 6 6G-770 radio has a stand and a 10 ohm PM speaker. Very ... 
60 Delmonico Transistor 6   Speaker 10 Ohm. Similar to Yaou 6G-819. 
59 Transistor 6 6G908   The model 6G-908 is made by Yaou Electric Co. Ltd. in Japan. Accessories: Leather case, e... 
60 General Petite 1 6G-620 2NJ8  General Petite 1 6G-620 radio has a 10 ohm PM speaker. Very similar to Eldorado Tr... 
60 General Transistor Six 6G-309 HJ22D  Speaker: General PD-25060 / 10 Ohm. 
65 General AM-FM Transistor Ten 8GA 701F (8GA 70IF)   General 8GA 701F (8GA 70IF), AM-FM Transistor Ten Radio; Two earphone jacks, made by Yaou ... 
65 General N-22 12BE6  2 Lautsprecher 

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