Recent Projects at the SPARKBENCH

1998-2000 projects

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Freed-Eisemann NR-9
(1927)
6 tube Neutrodyne circuit.  Plays well, now trying to make it look good. 

Zenith 7H-820
(1948)
New arrival.  Three-bander with the old 42 Mc FM band and the 'new' 88 Mc band.

GE 409
(1952)
Excellent vintage AM/FM.  Speedometer dial a la '55 Ford.

Truetone D2210
(1940)
Another 'Granny's' set.  Metal case AC/DC set.  A real killer!!!
 

Philco 44
(1934)
Nice vintage 3-band SW set.  Belongs to my buddy Frank K. near Charlotte.

GE  F-63
(1937)
If any radio deserves to be called 'deco style', this is one classic example.  AM and Shortwave.  Excellent radio.

Westinghouse WR-116
(1935)
A fine radio, now living at Poge's office.

 

Dave's Monarch
(1934)
Uses a Detrola 5X chassis.  A small tombstone set.
 

Zenith 6-G-038A
(1946)
Interesting BIG AC/Battery set.

 


Aircastle
This was a handsome radio when it was all finished up.

Philco 37-600
(1937)
Little 4-tuber.  Surprising performance.
Stromberg Carlson 1121
(1946)
Another BIG set.  Both FM bands, AM and SW.  11 tubes.  NO more EMAILS on Stromberg Carlson 1121s PLEASE!

 

Airline 62-198
(1934)
Also known as a Belmont 585. 
Telefunken Jubilate 6
(1955)
Nice little wood-cased German radio.  Sold to a buyer in Hong Kong.
RCA T6-9
(1935)
Another nice RCA tomber.  Now resides Down Under.

Fairbanks-Morse 5B
(1935)
This is the big brother to the 5A elsewhere on this site.  This one has SW coverage.

RCA 5x
(1937?)
5-tube AC/DC set.  Pity, its missing the pedestal base. 

Midwest 162-R
(1942)
Pride of the fleet these days!  A remarkable 16-tube, 6 band set.
Setchell Carlson 407
(1939)
Another great SWL receiver.  Tunes from longwave up to 36 Mhz.
K-O Radio
(mid 30s)
This is a no-name generic "Plant A"  brand.  Nice though.

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01/12/2004