- Great Britain (UK)
- Manufacturer / Brand
- Eddystone, Birmingham
- Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
- Radiomuseum.org ID
- alternative name: Stratton & Co.Ltd.; Birmingham
Click on the schematic thumbnail to request the schematic as a free document.
- Number of Tubes
- Main principle
- Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 465 kHz
- Tuned circuits
- 6 AM circuit(s)
- Wave bands
- Broadcast, Long Wave and more than two Short Wave bands.
- Power type and voltage
- AC/DC-set / 110; 210; 240 Volt
- Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
- Metal case
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: 870A - Eddystone, Birmingham
- Tablemodel, with any shape - general.
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 279 x 162 x 208 mm / 11 x 6.4 x 8.2 inch
- Broadcast general coverage receiver, covers 150 kHz - 24 MHz in five bands (150-380 kHz; 510-1400 kHz; 1,3-3,5 MHz; 3,2-7,5 MHz, 7,5-24 MHz), AM only.
Mainly used as shipboard / cabin receiver for passengers on ocean liners.
- Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
- 5.2 kg / 11 lb 7.3 oz (11.454 lb)
- Price in first year of sale
- 32.00 GBP
- Source of data
- Shortwave Receivers - Past & Present (3rd ed.)
- Mentioned in
- Eddystone User Group: Quick Reference Guide
- Model page created by Martin Bösch. See "Data change" for further contributors.
- Other Models
Here you find 235 models, 89 with images and 33 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.
All listed radios etc. from Eddystone, Birmingham