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AQS (HQR chassis)

Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
 
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1955/1956 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 6AN7 6N8 6AV6 6AQ5 6V4
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 Radiomuseum.org Model: AQS - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Wooden case
Shape Console, Lowboy (legs < 50 %).
Notes

This model had four band spread short wave ranges covering the 49, 31, 25 and 19m bands.

Uses the same chassis as model HQR.

The record changer is a 3-speed Collaro.

 

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 AQS-1, 2/7/1955.)
Literature/Schematics (2) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Technical Bulletin HQR-1, 20/6/1955.)
Literature/Schematics (3) J.R. Publications Radio Service Handbook (R.V. Series Vol. 1, 1963, Page A12 & A53.)
Literature/Schematics (4) Australian Official Radio Service Manual AORSM (Volume 14, 1956, Page 67.)

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



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