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Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Drake, R.L. Miamisburg, Ohio
Year: 1958/1959 Category: Amateur-Receiver (amateur bands, may include broadcast bands)
Valves / Tubes 12: 6BZ6 6BE6 6AB4 6BE6 6BQ7A 6BY6 6BZ6 12AU7 6BF6 12AU7 12AQ5 12X4
Main principle Superhet, double/triple conversion; ZF/IF 2900/1100 kHz
Wave bands Short Wave (SW only)
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 115 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
Power out
from Model: 1-A - Drake, R.L. Miamisburg, Ohio
Material Metal case
Shape Tablemodel, high profile (upright - NOT Cathedral nor decorative).
Dimensions (WHD) 171 x 279 x 381 mm / 6.7 x 11 x 15 inch
Notes covers 80 - 10m ham bands + WWV, LSB/USB;
internal speaker on rear, internal crystal calibrator switched by antenna trim control (using additional 12BA6 tube) (lacking on some early models, upgrade available for 20 US$); later variant with different tube layout, serial no. > 452.
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 8.2 kg / 18 lb 1 oz (18.062 lb)
Price in first year of sale 299.00 $
Collectors' prices  
Source of data Communications Receivers
Mentioned in Shortwave Receivers - Past & Present (3rd ed.)

Model page created by Martin Bösch. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from Drake, R.L. Miamisburg, Ohio
Here you find 149 models, 93 with images and 49 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.