Medium & Long wave, 3 valve, plus rectifier
TRF AC mains radio
Valves; AC2HL AC/S2 PM24B 1807
Power supply; AC mains, 6 settings, 100 to 250 volts
Dimensions mm; W=387, H=490,
See the KB 279, in the Radio Museum
The images seen here were taken of the radio following its restoration.
During the restoration of the chassis originality was the
The cabinet as seen here is all in original condition.
can resolve 3 really strong stations on Long Waves, including RTE, BBC
R4 & a French station, and about 3 more quiet ones. Lots of strong stations
on Medium Waves and it is quite easy to resolve them with careful use of the
fine tuning control and aerial capacitor. On MW the Reaction control hardly
needs adjustment, it is just left fully anticlockwise. On LW the reaction
control has a more pronounced effect and some adjustment is an advantage as
you tune across the wave band.
Volume is very loud , you need to back off the aerial capacitor and detune
slightly to get a reasonable comfortable listening level. This is easily the
best TRF wireless set I have come across. All in all a very good radio and
quite easy to operate with the ganged tuning control and fine tuning