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Radiola Eight B18

Radiola Eight B18; Amalgamated Wireless (ID = 1685753) Radio
Radiola Eight B18; Amalgamated Wireless (ID = 1351156) Radio Radiola Eight B18; Amalgamated Wireless (ID = 1351157) Radio
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Radiola Eight B18; Amalgamated Wireless (ID = 1351156) Radio
Amalgamated Wireless: Radiola Eight B18 [Radio] ID = 1351156 121x115
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For model Radiola Eight B18, Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd. (AWA); Sydney:
AWA papers, Dec. 1963
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd. (AWA); Sydney
Year: 1961 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 8: 2N1639 or. 2N1636 2N1638 or. 2N1634 2N406 2N1638 or. 2N1634 1N295 2N406 2N408 2N217S 2N217S
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 3 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 5 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 9 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
Power out
from Model: Radiola Eight B18 - Amalgamated Wireless
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 9.25 x 4.75 x 3.25 inch / 235 x 121 x 83 mm

Model B18 is an eight transistor, battey operated, superheterodyne mantel receiver designed for the reception of the Medium Wave Band.

Features of design include:-

Ferrite rod aerial with provision for external aerial; high-gain I.F. transformers; Autodyne converter; high sensitivity centre-tapped 80 ohms impedance speaker obviating the need of a output transformer.

  • Case colours in Red, Beige, Blue & Green.
  • Battery Eveready 2364 or equivalent.
  • Weight includes battery.
  • See also AWA Radiola B18Z, Electrice E818M & Westinghouse W818M
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 3 lb 9 oz (3.563 lb) / 1.617 kg
Price in first year of sale 30.45 AUS £
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (AWA Manufacturers Supervised Service for models B17 & B18.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Vol. 1, 1960 Supplement, Page A14.)
Literature/Schematics (3) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (A Series Handbook, Page A22. [Also at])

Model page created by Stuart Irwin. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd. (AWA); Sydney
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