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Nordmende Stradella

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Data for this radio
Type Nordmende Stradella
Bands LW (150-270 kHz), MW (540-1610 kHz), FM (87.5-104MHz)
IF is 460kHz for AM and 10.7 MHz for FM
Cabinet Wood with plastic `leather-look' coating and metal grille.
Size 24 x 15.5 x 8 cm, weight 1.5 kg w/o battery
Nine transistors, three Ge diodes:
AF106, OC615, 3x AF105, 2x AC162, 2xAC152, 3x AA112.
The AC152 balance output delivers 0.5W.
Controls Volume/off, Tuning, Pushbuttons LW, MW, FM
Power Batteries 2 x 4.5V (play 250 h)
Produced Germany, April 1965.
Price at introduction was 271 DM. There was a Stradella K49 variation, which offered the 49m shortwave band instead of the LW band; needless to say this version was more popular in America.

Here is a picture from the inside:

Thanks to Walter Groer for supplying me with information.

Gerard Tel, gerard@cs.uu.nl