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Doublet to ID = 148298

Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 9999/9999 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 1T4 1R5 1T4 1S5 3V4
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 7 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 195-260 / 9 & 2 x 45 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 4.5 inch = 11.4 cm
Power out
from Model: Doublet to ID = 148298 - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 14 x 11 x 7 inch / 356 x 279 x 178 mm
Notes This set is based on the earlier model GP (1949). Same case as models "Handbag" (1950), PS (1951) & GP13 (1951). Tuning scale does not show frequency or wavelength only station call signs. Scale fitted depended on which area of Australia the set was sold in, stations shown are area specific.
Mentioned in Just Astor. By Rod Smith.

Model page created by Keith Staines. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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