Radio Receiver - The Fisk Radiolette
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The radiolette is 240 volt ,A.C. Operated. It has 5 valves (6D6, 6A (good cap disconnected) 7, 6B7S, 80 6F6G). Valve apparently substituted for 42 and valve socket changed. 5Y3G substituted for 80 by means of octal to 4 pin socket converter.
AWA was Australia's largest and most prominent manufacturer of radio, telecommunications and audio equipment throughout most of the 20th century, and probably the first users of Bakelite for general manufacturing in Australia.
The Fisk line of radiolettes were named after Australia’s great radio pioneer Sir Ernest Fisk and were built in Australia entirely from Australian parts.
Uploaded to the Web 27 May 2011.