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6B Chassis Only

Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Fairbanks, Morse & Co.; Chicago (IL)
alternative name
Year: 1937/1938 perfect model Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 6:
Main principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 456 kHz
Wave bands Broadcast and Short Wave (SW).
Power type and voltage AC/DC-set / Either AC: 50-60 cycles, 110 or DC: 110 Volt
Loudspeaker Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil) / Ø 6 inch = 15.2 cm
Power out
from Model: 6B [Chassis Only] - Fairbanks, Morse & Co.;
Material Metal case
Shape Chassis only or for «building in»

The Fairbanks Morse 6B is an AC/DC operated, 6 tube BC and SW band chassis used in model 6BT6. Has 4" tuning dial with a 11:1 tuning ratio.

Band Frequency Ranges are as follows:
BC Band......................540 - 1750kHz
SW Band....................2.26 - 8.3MHz

NOTE: 6B is the chassis number and NOT the model number.  Please post pictures of the radio's on the appropriate radio model page and NOT to this page.

The following models use the 6B chassis and schematic:

Model Number Chassis Cabinet
6BT6 6B Table Model


Source of data - - Manufacturers Literature
Mentioned in Fairbanks Morse 1938 Catalog
Literature/Schematics (2) Machine Age to Jet Age III (Page 93)
Literature/Schematics (3) Radio Today (and Television) (June 1937, page 117)

Model page created by John Kusching. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from Fairbanks, Morse & Co.; Chicago (IL)
Here you find 147 models, 85 with images and 117 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.