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985686 Corvette

985686 Corvette ; United Motors (ID = 1819519) Car Radio
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985686 Corvette ; United Motors (ID = 1819519) Car Radio
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Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  United Motors Service (Delco)
alternative name
Delco Radio Corp. (Appliance) || Delco-Remy Division, General Motors Corp. || United Motors Service Delco General Motors
Chieftain || Delco
Year: 1963 Category: Car Radio, perhaps also + sound player/recorder
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 9: DS-41 DS-42 DS-34 DS-35 DS-37 DS-36 DS-38 DS-26 DS-501
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 262 kHz
Tuned circuits 9 AM circuit(s)     10 FM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast (BC) and FM or UHF.
Power type and voltage Storage Battery for all (e.g. for car radios and amateur radios) / 13.8 Volt
Loudspeaker - This model requires external speaker(s).
Power out 5.6 W (7 W max.)
from Model: 985686 Corvette - United Motors Service Delco
Material Metal case
Shape Chassis only or for «building in»

The Delco Radio Model 985686 is a battery operated, custom built AM/FM automobile,  receiver fully transistorized  for 1963 Corvette automobiles.

Two radio models were available as options for this 1963 Corvette. The signal seeking “Wonderbar” AM model (985396) and this AM/FM mono model (985686) without the signal seeking function.

The costs for these options in 1963;

U65, Signal Seeking AM Radio was $137.75 with 11368 ordered.

U69, AM/FM Mono Radio was $174.35 with 9178 ordered.

Price in first year of sale 173.35 USD

Model page created by Gary Cowans. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from United Motors Service (Delco)
Here you find 577 models, 312 with images and 548 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.