Philco Radio Model 49-406
An 8-tube tabletop AM and FM radio in a clean-styled bakelite cabinet is an excellent way to describe this little gem of a radio
Above, The cabinet is in untouched original condition.
Below, A 120V nite-lite bulb is used for the dial lite, and makes the dial glow very nicely.
Above, the chassis before electronic restoration.
Below, afterwards. This is not a job for the faint of heart. Recapping this set requires work and material enough to do 4 or 5 AA6 AM-only sets. The wiring is tight in places and many hours went into this, but the results are worth it as this is a great sounding radio on FM.
Below, the tube line up
|V2||12AU6||RF Amplifier-Frequency Modulation|
|V4||6BJ6||Intermediate Frequency Amplifier|
|V5||6BJ6||Intermediate Frequency Amplifier|
|V6||19T8||AVC-BC Detector-FM Ratio Detector|
|V7||50A5||Beam Power Output|
The intermediate frequency is 455Kc on Standard Broadcast AM and 10.7Mc on the FM 100 band
Riders Volume 20, Philco Pages 20-15 thru 20-25
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