• Year
  • 1966
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 304450
    • Brand: Gecophone

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Transistors
  • 7
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 470 kHz; 3 AF stage(s)
  • Tuned circuits
  • 5 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast (MW) and Long Wave.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Dry Batteries / PP9: 9 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
  • Material
  • Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: G827 - GEC, General Electric Co Ltd.,
  • Shape
  • Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
  • Notes
  • A battery portable 7 transistor radio covering MW (196-557 metres), LW (1212-2070 metres)   and Bandspread covering the high frequency end of MW (185-222 metres). It also has a 'Duplex Automatic Tuning' feature, it has a second tuning gang pre-tuned to a radio station which can be selected instantly by pressing the "Duplex" button. Also, when the radio is tuned into the Home Service London MW station on the main tuning scale, pressing the LW automatically selects the Light Programme on LW, and then pressing the Bandspread button automatically selects Radio Luxembourg on Bandspread MW. Sockets for car aerial and earphone.

    Similar to the Sobell S327 and Masteradio D527 models.


  • Author
  • Model page created by Howard Craven. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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