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GQS With 6AQ5 output

Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1952 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 6AN7 6U7G 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: GQS [With 6AQ5 output] - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Wooden case
Shape Console, Lowboy (legs < 50 %).

This model uses either a Collaro 3RC521 or a Garrard RC72A 3-speed changer. It has three band-spread short wave ranges, covering the 31, 25 and 19 metre bands.

Cabinet finishes available in Honey Blonde, Mahogany & Walnut. Model with Garrard changer in Honey Blonde & Mahogany only.

Price in first year of sale 136.50 AUS £
Circuit diagram reference Australian Official Radio Service Manual Vol. XI
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Technical Bulletin GQS-1, 21/10/1952.)
Literature/Schematics (2) Australian Official Radio Service Manual AORSM (Volume 11, 1953, Page 49.)

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

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