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Portable-Car-Home-Radio 106 or M106

Portable-Car-Home-Radio 106 or M106; Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd (ID = 1106487) Radio
 
Portable-Car-Home-Radio 106 or M106; Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd (ID = 1106488) Radio
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Portable-Car-Home-Radio 106 or M106; Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd (ID = 2452890) Radio
Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd: Portable-Car-Home-Radio 106 or M106 [Radio] ID = 2452890 1373x1423
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For model Portable-Car-Home-Radio 106 or M106, Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd.; Sydney:
This radio shows the correct knobs and is featured in the Vintage Radio section of the magazine Silicon Chip December 2019. The article can be found by searching .siliconchip.com.au To the administrator: please replace the picture of the rusty unit with incorrect knobs that is currently on display. This picture shows my radio with correct knobs that I located after the Silicon Chip article was published, unfortunately.
 
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd.; Sydney
Year: 1954 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 6: 1T4 1R5 1T4 1S5 3V4 6X4
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 7 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage Line / Batteries (any type) / 200-220; 230-250 / 90 & 9 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 6 inch = 15.2 cm
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: Portable-Car-Home-Radio 106 or M106 - Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd.; Sydney
Material Metal case
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 295 x 245 x 150 mm / 11.6 x 9.6 x 5.9 inch
Notes

As well as a portable or mains radio, this model could be used in a car. It had provision for using a car aerial and external speaker however it used internal batteries when so used. The dimensions above do not include the handle, which contains a ferrite rod aerial.

Weight is without car mounting brackets or batteries. The M106 does not have provision for a 12 Volt supply

In December 1957, Ferris advertised this model in Melbourne for 50 Guineas (£52/10/-). The average wage for an adult male in Australia in 1957 was £12/10/- per week.

The price did not include installation and separate car aerial.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 6 kg / 13 lb 3.5 oz (13.216 lb)
Circuit diagram reference Australian Official Radio Service Manual Vol. XIV

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



All listed radios etc. from Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd.; Sydney
Here you find 122 models, 59 with images and 48 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.




  
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