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Radiolina 1

Radiolina 1 ; SBR Société Belge (ID = 1362078) Radio
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Radiolina 1 ; SBR Société Belge (ID = 1362078) Radio
SBR Société Belge: Radiolina 1 [Radio] ID = 1362078 640x560
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For model Radiolina 1, SBR Société Belge Radio-Electrique, Bruxelles:
With kind permission of Rudi Sillen from Retro-Radio Belgium.
Country:  Belgium
Manufacturer / Brand:  SBR Société Belge Radio-Electrique, Bruxelles
Year: 1922 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 1: TM
Main principle TRF with regeneration
Wave bands Wave Bands given in the notes.
Power type and voltage Storage and/or dry batteries / 4 & 80 Volt
Loudspeaker - For headphones or amp.
Power out
from Model: Radiolina 1 - SBR Société Belge Radio-
Material TUBES VISIBLE, material not known.
Shape Tablemodel, Box - most often with Lid (NOT slant panel).
  • This unit was manufactured by SFR, but SBR retailed it under their own label.
  • These Radiolina models and associated amplifiers are probably the first radios sold by SBR. A chronological list of SBR models can be found here.
  • Reception between 800m (375 KHz) and 4000m (75KHz).
  • It is housed in a box with black leather (maroquin) cover.
  • It contains a reactive circuit with variable coupling to augment RF amplification and has 1 tube that served as RF amp and detection at the same time. .
  • It could be used with a wire or loop antenna and listened to with a headphone or a loudspeaker via an amplifier
  • The following amplifiers can be used with this unit:
    • no amplifier; used as it is with headphones;
    • amplifier "combinaison 44"; higher output with loudspeaker or headphones;
  • Controls: from left to right:"Accordez", "Antenne", "Renforcez" (reactive).
  • Alternative tube: Marconi 'R'.
Price in first year of sale 560.00 BFr
Source of data -- Original prospect or advert

Model page created by Dirk Bladt. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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