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1960 Pizon Bros. Translitor

Horiz. shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 3/4 x 3 x 1 3/8 inches / 120 x 76 x 35 mm
2-band MW/LW, six transistors (RCA, 2N406, 2x 2N408, 2x 2N410, 2N412), superheterodyne circuit
One 9-volt battery
Manufactured by Pizon Bros; Paris

Like many European MW/LW radios, this set's MW band is calibrated in meters and the LW band displays a handful of LW broadcasters by name. Radios made in France designated their bands as "PO" (Petites ondes) and "GO" (Grandes ondes), "PO" being MW, and "GO" LW.

1960 Pizon Bros. Translitor


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