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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 22:49 on 6 July 2008.
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Recently I started purchasing some books put out by Steve Savell in Western Australia. These books contain pictures of many Australian radios, along with brief history snippets and a price list for each model. So far I have two of about ten that are planned, they being for Airzone and AWA radios respectively.

These make interesting reading and the pictures are great. If you would like to know more then you can e-mail Steve directly (savell.com.bigpond.com) or watch out for the books on Ebay.

The price includes postage to Australian locations.

Update: Please also note comments below relating to another book called Radio Days.


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Brad.

A valve a day keeps the transistor away...


 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 08:30 on 26 July 2008.
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Hi Brad, Just wanted to make you aware of a new publication..'Radio Days' which has just been released. This is the first complete reference for Australian bakelite radios 1932-54 and is a high quality 264 page hard cover book with beautiful photographs


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 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 08:39 on 26 July 2008.
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Good news Peter, I already have my copy and I think it is brilliant. For $90.00 one would expect much less but this book is fantastic and it surely belongs in any worthwhile vintage radio book collection. For anyone giving thought to purchase I can say t


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Brad.

A valve a day keeps the transistor away...


 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 22:40 on 6 September 2008.
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Could anybody please help me aquire a copy of the Oz Radio Circuit CD/DVD mentioned on these pages? I have an AWA R49 V which was built to run on batteries so I need to build a power supply for it. I can find no info on the valves either ? They are 1L


 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 22:47 on 16 October 2008.
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Radiola model 49 is a 4 valve battery Broadcast band mantel of 1938 and 1939. The model 49 was available in several variants:- model 49A released 1938 `Air Cell' operation model 49B released 1938 Dry Battery operation (2 v "A", 120 v "B") model 49G


 Return to top of page · Post #: 6 · Written at 21:25 on 20 October 2008.
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RadioJohn73 I have a copy of the circuit diagram which I can scan and email to youif required.


 Return to top of page · Post #: 7 · Written at 18:11 on 24 October 2008.
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With regards to the AWA R49V, any chance that you could e-mail the circuit to Brad so that we can all get a copy please. Kind Regards Rudy


 Return to top of page · Post #: 8 · Written at 18:50 on 24 October 2008.
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brad.mail-vintage-radio.com.au


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Brad.

A valve a day keeps the transistor away...


 Return to top of page · Post #: 9 · Written at 23:11 on 6 November 2008.
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I've been sent the images of the circuit diagrams and they can be accessed from the links below. Smile Diagram 1. Brad.

A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 Return to top of page · Post #: 10 · Written at 00:46 on 9 February 2009.
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The very Latest book on Radio ------------RADIOS OF THE NATION PART 3 WAS RELEASED ON 26TH January ! This is the big one its 240 pages so much history and close to 600 pictures in total 470 odd in colour . Only so many are produced of this serie


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