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Olson Radio Corporation, Olson Electronics Inc; Akron, OH

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Name: Olson Radio Corporation, Olson Electronics Inc; Akron, OH    (USA)  
Abbreviation: olson
Products: Model types
Summary:

Olson Radio Corporation, Olson Electronics Inc.
260 South Forge St. Akron, Ohio

Known as manufacturer/reseller of tube testers, and (Japan made) magnetic tape recorder miscellaneous in the 1960s.

History:

This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  62 Tube Tester KB-142   7 valve holders, one VU meter, manual voltage adjustment. 
USA  62 Tube Tester KB-92   4 valve holders, one VU meter, manual voltage adjustment. 
USA  60 Radio Tuner RA-367   Radio stick with antenna wire and knob on rear side. Is thought to be plugged in to an amp... 
USA  60 RA-343   Earphone jack, made in Japan. 
USA  63 RA-433    
USA  62 RA-491   AC operated tube AM - FM receiver with stereo amplifier. 
USA  60 RA-350   AM - FM tuner. 
USA  62 RA-490 Ch= MX-601   Externally powered FM stereo multiplex adapter. 
USA  60 RA-338   AC operated FM tuner. 
USA  60 Six transistor RA-347   Battery operated portable AM receiver. 
USA  65 AC-DC Converter BA-155   Olson BA-155 AC-DC Converter; Variable DC voltage, 3-4.5-6-9-12 V, 400 mA output. Made... 
USA  59 RA-323 12BE6  AC - DC operated AM receiver. 

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

Olson also sold tubes. Their main brand of tube sold was Westinghouse as shown in their 1968 thru 1974 catalogs. They also offered a cheaper brand of tube branded Shield (page 66 1969 catalog. I also have a tube branded Akrad that was sold by Olson. tbn_usa_olson_tubes_1.jpg
Olson also sold tubes. Their main brand of tube sold was Westinghouse as shown in their 1968 thru 1974 catalogs. They also offered a cheaper brand of tube branded Shield (page 66 1969 catalog. I also have a tube branded Akrad that was sold by Olson. tbn_usa_olson_tubes_2.jpg
Olson also sold tubes. Their main brand of tube sold was Westinghouse as shown in their 1968 thru 1974 catalogs. They also offered a cheaper brand of tube branded Shield (page 66 1969 catalog. I also have a tube branded Akrad that was sold by Olson. tbn_usa_olson_tubes_3.jpg

  
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