• Year
  • 1967 ?
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 105541
    • Brand: Gecophone

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Transistors
  • 10
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 470/10700 kHz; 4 AF stage(s)
  • Tuned circuits
  • 7 AM circuit(s)     9 FM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast, (BC) Long Wave (LW), 2 x SW and FM or UHF.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Dry Batteries / PP9: 9 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical
  • Power out
  • 0.8 W (unknown quality)
  • Material
  • Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: G820 - GEC, General Electric Co.;
  • Shape
  • Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 13 x 8 x 3 inch / 330 x 203 x 76 mm
  • Notes
  • A battery portable eight waveband ten transistor radio covering MW, LW, SW and VHF. Two separate telescopic aerials for FM and SW. Tuning indicator/battery check meter. Sockets for tape recorder, an earphone/external loudspeaker and a car aerial. Elliptical loudspeaker 6 x 4 inches.

    Frequencies:

    • LW 1105-2000 metres
    • MW 191-570 metres
    • MW Bandspread 178-211 metres
    • SW1 29-95 metres
    • SW1 Bandspread 31 metre band
    • SW2 13-42 metres
    • SW2 Bandspread 13 metre band
    • VHF 87-108.5 MHz

     

  • Circuit diagram reference
  • Radio and TV Servicing books (R&TVS) book
  • Mentioned in
  • -- Original-techn. papers.
  • Author
  • Model page created by Peter Hoddow. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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