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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 12:23:35 PM on 30 May 2016.
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Does anyone know anything about this?

1945 V5 A A Amenities Service Military Radio

 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 6:21:06 PM on 31 May 2016.
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But can you show more photos, of each side? Maker's labels, which I see two of but can't read? How did you come by it?

First wild stab in the dark is a public address amplifier.

 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 7:13:07 PM on 31 May 2016.
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Receiver for amenities areas (mess halls, etc) made by Australian Sound Systems (Cadet Radio).

Band selection (broadcast vs short wave) done by unscrewing the section below the knobs and inverting it.

Here it is: http://www.tuberadio.com/robinson/Australian_radios/V5.jpg

Schematic, too: http://www.tuberadio.com/robinson/Australian_radios/V5_cct.gif

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WOW that is amazing, and I didn't know Australian Sound Systems made radios
as I just have Public Address amps made by them.


 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 10:29:36 AM on 29 October 2017.
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Interesting to see the innards, its possibly fixable. You would be surprised as to how much ex-MF stuff is around. I have ex military an Avo meter 7X; Wheatstone Bridge; Survey Altimeter; Frequency Counter; Wireless set 19 Genemotor (No cover), Philco Frequency Meter (Repaired). I also still have Grandfathers WW1 bugle and a photo of him & likely it, taken in France.

Its an interesting study, as to who made what, when we had manufacturing, especially during the wars. As I have said before Allied radio stuff was made all over the place and was not necessarily the same. The Germans made things all over the place but a lot of their's was modular service & made to a standard pattern, so that it really didn't matter who made the module, or radio, it fitted & worked and could be vultured from another radio if required.

There is a Military display October in this area (gone), but I know they have a place where a really good display of such equipment, could happen at it.

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Interesting to see the innards, its possibly fixable.

The original post is now 14 months old and from a one-time poster, so methinks we're not likely to see the innards from that source.

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