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AQR; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 1986054) Radio
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AQR; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 1986058) Radio
Astor brand, Radio: AQR [Radio] ID = 1986058 1400x1326
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For model AQR, Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne:
From Myer Brochure. Collection of Andrew McCallum
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1955 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 6AN7 6N8 6AV6 6AQ5 5Y3GT
Main principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 6 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast plus more than 2 Short Wave bands.
Details Changer (Record changer)
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 200-220; 221-250 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 12 inch = 30.5 cm
Power out
from Model: AQR - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Wooden case
Shape Console, Lowboy (legs < 50 %).

This model had three band spread short wave ranges covering the 31, 25 and 19m bands. The record changer is a Collaro type 3RC54.

Speaker, Rola type 12 M.

Cabinet finishes available in Walnut, Rose Mahogany, Brown Mahogany, Sycamore & Maple.

Price in first year of sale 134.40 AUS £
Circuit diagram reference Australian Official Radio Service Manual Vol. XIV
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Technical Bulletin AQR-1, 22/3/1955.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Radio Service Handbook (R.V. Series Vol. 1, 1963, Page A9.)

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

All listed radios etc. from Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
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