WESTCO Portable 40
- New Zealand-Aotearoa
- Manufacturer / Brand
- Westonhouse Radio Ltd.; Auckland
- Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
- Radiomuseum.org ID
Click on the schematic thumbnail to request the schematic as a free document.
- Number of Tubes
- Main principle
- Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
- Tuned circuits
- 8 AM circuit(s)
- Wave bands
- Broadcast only (MW).
- Power type and voltage
- Line / Batteries (any type) / 230VAC or 1.5V & 67½ Volt
- Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 6 inch = 15.2 cm
- Bakelite or Plastics (type unknown)
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: WESTCO Portable 40 - Westonhouse Radio Ltd.;
- Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 300 x 230 x 180 mm / 11.8 x 9.1 x 7.1 inch
5 valve, AC, or battery power superhet with an RF stage.
Cabinet has molded plastic front and rear panels with a wooden body.
Available in battery-only versions also.
- Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
- 5.2 kg / 11 lb 7.3 oz (11.454 lb)
- Mentioned in
- -- Original prospect or advert (NZVRS Bulletin Vol 34, N0 2 2013 ii, Page 7.)
- Model page created by Noel Sutherland. See "Data change" for further contributors.
- Other Models
Here you find 14 models, 8 with images and 11 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.
All listed radios etc. from Westonhouse Radio Ltd.; Auckland