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BNS; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 2167398) Radio
Astor brand, Radio: BNS [Radio] ID = 2167398 1400x1157
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For model BNS, Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1958–1963 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 7: 6BH5 6AN7 6BH5 6BD7 6BM8 6BM8 6V4
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz; 4 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 7 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast plus more than 2 Short Wave bands.
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 200-240 Volt
Loudspeaker 3 Loudspeakers
Power out
from Model: BNS - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Wooden case
Shape Tablemodel, with any shape - general.

This radio covers 5 bands: 535 to 1610 kHz, 1.6 to 4.5 MHz, 4.4 to 9.2 MHz, 9.1 to 14.5 MHz and 14.4 to 18.3 MHz.

The last valve/tube table/mantel model offered by Astor.

Colours available: Walnut, Brown Mahogany, Light Walnut, Rose Mahogany, Golden Maple & Sycamore.


Price in first year of sale 93.45 AUS £
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Technical Bulletin BNS-1, 2/10/1958.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Radio Service Handbook (R.V. Series Vol. 1, 1963, Page A18.)

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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