The Kiwi, a 4-valve TRF radio produced in 1931 and 32
This set used a SG42 chassis (Screen Grid, 4-valve, 1932). Photographed model has a replacement later model Courtenay speaker.
Intermediate Frequency: TRF
Frequency Bands: 1
Chassis Notes(most schematics can be clicked to download a full size version)
Schematic as-drawn from model during restoration.
General Construction Notes for Wellmade Ltd:
Radios made for Johns in the 30's were often available in AC, DC or Battery. The inclusion of DC power options was because large tracts of Auckland (where Johns and Wellmade were situated) were supplied by DC power generation.