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The all American five radio

understanding and restoring transformerless radios of the 1940"s, 50"s, and 60"s

by Richard McWhorter

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Sonoran Pub. in Chandler, AZ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Superheterodyne receivers -- Repairing,
  • Vacuum-tube circuits -- Repairing,
  • Radio -- Receivers and reception -- Collectors and collecting

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Richard McWhorter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK6563 .M38 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3683144M
    ISBN 101886606196
    LC Control Number2003042370
    OCLC/WorldCa51519726

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This is a great book to learn how an all American five tube radio works but there is little about how to restore them. The first quarter of the book is basics on what resistors and capacitors are, how they work and basic ohm's law. Almost /5.

This is a great book to learn how an all American five tube radio works but there is little about how to restore them. The first quarter of the book is basics on what resistors and capacitors are, how they work and basic ohm's law. Almost all The all American five radio book rest of the book is how radio works/5(46).

The All American Five represents a triumph of the bottom line over quality and safety. It was the radio that the Atwater-Kent company went out of business rather then make. Every feature had one purpose, to reduce the cost of manufacture.

After World War II there were millions sold under hundreds of brand names from Admiral to Zenith. The “All American Five” book has sold out and is no longer available sorry.

By Ray Osterwald, August 9th, in Uncategorized Post navigation. Contact Richard McWhorter email. [email protected]; To purchase my book Contact. The All-American Five Radio Understanding and Restoring Transformerless Radios of the 's, 50's and 60's.

By Richard McWhorter. Transformerless table radios produced near the end of the vacuum tube era, also known as AC/DC sets, have become highly collectible for their variety of appealing cabinet styles.

The All-American Five is the common name given to radios which were extremely popular in the US from the ’s through the early 60’s.

They got their name because they all used 5 tubes whose heater voltages added up to volts, which allowed them to be connected in series across the AC line voltage without the need for a costly and heavy power transformer, plus this.

Virtually all of the most valuable Catalin (Called "Bakelite" by Antique Dealers) Radios have 5 and 6 tube "All American" radio chassis in them, making them very economical to restore A catalin, or any 5 or 6 tube wood or plastic table radio radio is made even more valuable if it both plays and looks were actually several different plastics used in making radio cabinets.

The first tube in an All American Five converts the frequency of the incoming station to the Intermediate Frequency (IF). In the early years of radio this conversion was known as heterodyning. The principle of heterodyning had been developed by Edwin Armstrong in the 19 teens and an early version was offered to the public as early as but.

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The “All-American Five” Setchell-Carlson “The Frog-Eye” The antenna frequency is amplified and mixed with local oscillator frequency in the 12SA7 tube. Mixing these frequencies produces the Intermediate Frequency, KHz in this case.

The IF is typically the differencedifferenceFile Size: 1MB. 5 Tube Radio kit. You are looking at a, un-built, 5 Tube radio kit. This is a do it yourself 'All American Five' super heterodyne radio receiver with five vacuum tubes This kit has it all.

Parts, the packaging for the parts, such as the tube boxes and wrapping for the knobs. Remember, it is un-built and waiting on someone to put it together.

The design was known as the “All American Five”. The “Five” from the tube lineup in these radios. The standard generic AA5 radio tube lineup represented the steps to take the RF from the “air” and get it into audio that you can hear.

The AA5 tube lineup was: Converter(Mixer), IF Amp, Detector, Audio Amp, and Rectifier. The All American Five tube radio is the most common radio design. This design became popular in the early 30s and lasted until tubes phased out.

This circuit is the most widely used circuit in radio history, used in Catalins, Bakelites, and Wooden sets, as well as all kinds of novelty radios. NPR: Book Reviews Summary judgment on books of note, from NPR personalities, independent booksellers and critics from across the public-radio spectrum.

Mi-Ae. Great American Songbook - Sinatra, Fitzgerald, Crosby, Jolson, Garland, Astaire and many others perform Tin Pan Alley gems also songs from Broadway and Hollywood musicals. You are looking at a ss, un-built, Graymark '5 Tube Super' radio kit.

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