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Monitoradio;: AR-5 [Radio] ID = 1106582 933x594
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For model AR-5, Monitoradio; Indianapolis (IN):
By courtesy of eBay seller 1954monique, who gave us permission Dec. 1, 2011.
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Monitoradio; Indianapolis (IN)
alternative name
Radio Apparatus Corp.; Indianap.
Year: 1954/1955 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 6: 12AT7 6BJ6 6BJ6 12AX7 50C5 35W4
schematic requested
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 10700 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 8 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Wave Bands given in the notes.
Power type and voltage AC/DC-set / 105 - 125 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 5 inch = 12.7 cm
Power out
from Model: AR-5 - Monitoradio; Indianapolis IN
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Tablemodel, Mantel/Midget/Compact up to 14" width, but not a Portable (See power data. Sometimes with handle but for mains only).
Dimensions (WHD) 10.5 x 7 x 6.5 inch / 267 x 178 x 165 mm

The Monitoradio Model AR-4 is an AC/DC Operated 6 Tube AM Communications Receiver for Air Traffic.

Tuning Range of the Monitoradio Model AR-5 is 108 - 136MHz (AM). This model has a squelch control on its rear. Very similar models are the AR-3, AR-4 - with the same cabinet as the Policealarm (PR-9 etc.) with the higher frequency range.


Price in first year of sale 66.50 $
External source of data Guest Jim Schmidt, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Mentioned in Montgomery Ward Catalogs (Wards, Airline) (Fall/Winter 1954/55, page 664.)
Literature/Schematics (1) Photofact Folder, Howard W. SAMS (175-13)

Model page created by Ernst Erb. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from Monitoradio; Indianapolis (IN)
Here you find 24 models, 17 with images and 16 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.