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HKN; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 2373703) Radio
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HKN; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 2373703) Radio
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Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1949 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 1C7G 1M5G 1M5G 1K7G 1L5G
Main principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 8 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast and Short Wave (SW).
Power type and voltage Direct Current supply (DC) / 32 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
Power out
from Model: HKN - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Bakelite case
Shape Tablemodel, low profile (big size).

This model is very similar to the model KN except that it is altered to operate from 32 volt farm lighting systems. The circuit reference below shows only the vibrator unit and filament wiring. The KN circuit is in the AORSM vol.6 P68-71.

Bakelite cabinet type M2, Astor part no. 59/81, the same used on models JJ, FP & LJ.

Price in first year of sale 37.40 AUS £
Circuit diagram reference Australian Official Radio Service Manual Vol. VIII
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Technical Bulletins HKN-1, 9/8/1949 & HKN-2, 22/2/1950.)

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

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