- Manufacturer / Brand
- Australian General Electric (GE Company Australia Ltd., Associated, AGE, Bandmaster, Hotpoint), Sydney
- 1928 ?
- Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
- Radiomuseum.org ID
- alternative name: General Electric Company of Australia Ltd.
- Number of Tubes
- Main principle
- TRF without regeneration
- Tuned circuits
- 3 AM circuit(s)
- Wave bands
- Broadcast only (MW).
- Power type and voltage
- Alternating Current supply (AC) / 200-253 Volt
- - This model requires external speaker(s).
- Wooden case
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: RCA Model 17 [US Import] - Australian General Electric GE
- Tablemodel, Box - most often with Lid (NOT slant panel).
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 699 x 229 x 203 mm / 27.5 x 9 x 8 inch
Export version of the RCA Radiola 17 with a 50 Hz power transformer and a AC range of 200-253 volts.
Radio contains two separate chassis: Receiver and AC Power Supply.
It is not known at present whether the 250 volt power transformer was in the exported US chassis or added locally.
Due to licencing arrangements with AWA the Radiola brand was not used in advertising for RCA in Australia.
- Mentioned in
- -- Original prospect or advert (The Queensland Radio News, June 1, 1928, Page 30.)
- Model page created by Gary Cowans. See "Data change" for further contributors.
- Other Models
Here you find 357 models, 109 with images and 82 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.
All listed radios etc. from Australian General Electric (GE Company Australia Ltd., Associated, AGE, Bandmaster, Hotpoint), Sydney