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Radiola Transistor 8 208-P

Radiola Transistor 8 208-P; Amalgamated Wireless (ID = 2049252) Radio
Radiola Transistor 8 208-P; Amalgamated Wireless (ID = 2049253) Radio
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Radiola Transistor 8 208-P; Amalgamated Wireless (ID = 2049252) Radio
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Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd. (AWA); Sydney
Year: 1960–1962 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 8: 2N544 2N412 2N410 2N410 2N410 2N408 2N217S 2N217S 1N295
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz
Tuned circuits 7 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 9 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical
Power out
from Model: Radiola Transistor 8 208-P - Amalgamated Wireless
Material Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 8 x 11 x 4.25 inch / 203 x 279 x 108 mm

Model 208-P is an eight transistor, battery-operated, superheterodyne portable 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. transformer; Autodyne converter; high sensitivity, centre-tapped 80 ohms impedance speaker obviating the need of an output transformer.

  • Leather case in Grey, Black, Tan, Green & Fawn Crocodile.
  • 6" x 4" elliptical loudspeaker.
  • Battery Eveready Type 276P or equivalent.
  • Weight includes battery.
  • See also Electrice E812P & Westinghouse W812P.
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 6 lb 3 oz (6.187 lb) / 2.809 kg
Price in first year of sale 42.50 AUS £
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (AWA Manufacturers Supervised Service. (Also at
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Vol. 1, 1960 Supplement, Page A13.)
Literature/Schematics (3) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (A Series Handbook, Page A17.)
Literature/Schematics (4) Mingay's Radio Electrical Weekly Price Service (REWPS) (Feb 1961 to Aug 1962.)

Model page created by Martin Kent. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd. (AWA); Sydney
Here you find 1294 models, 630 with images and 399 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.