PHILCO MODEL 501 (1952)

The Philco model 501 was manufactured for Chas Begg & Co. Ltd by Dominion Radio and Electrical Corporation Ltd in 1952.

5-valve broadcast band radio - model 521 is dual wave version.

Photographed model is 501RN with the Radio-Nurse option - this allowed the radio to be used to listen in through a remote speaker - or use the radio and remote speaker like an intercom.

There is also a model 501B, which has an updated valve compliment, detailed below.

1952 Philco model 501

Technical Information

Valves (5): Models:
501 / 501RN: ECH21, 7A7, 7C6, 7C5, 7Y4
501B: 7S7, EF22, 7C6, 7C5, 6X4

Intermediate Frequency: 455kc/s

Frequency Bands: 1

Chassis Notes(most schematics can be clicked to download a full size version)

501RN has Radio-Nurse option (seen in photos above), 501B has an updated valve compliment and IF transformers.

1952 Philco model 501

1952 Philco model 501