Radio Archives  

Resources for what are often obscure items, things that may not have mass appeal, but items that will be of value when the need for them arises.

If you have something you'd like to share, please email it to archives@antiqueradios.com.

Radio Clip Art:

Available Here

Documentation:


Elements of Radio Servicing, Chapters 1-4 [920Kb PDF file]
Elements of Radio Servicing, Chapters 5-8
[3.3Mb PDF file]
Elements of Radio Servicing, Chapters 9-12 [4.7Mb PDF file]
Elements of Radio Servicing, Chapters 13-16 [5.2Mb PDF file]
Elements of Radio Servicing, Chapters 17-20 [3.9Mb PDF file]
Elements of Radio Servicing, Chapters 21-24 [3.0Mb PDF file]


GE Radio Service Guide 1946-1956
[4.4Mb DJVU file]
Requires DJVU plugin and IE or Netscape browser
Download Plugin (Windows/Macintosh/Unix)
Thanks to Ron Banks and Scott Harvey

The Ubiquitous Neon Lamp
Article from The Electrical Experimenter's Handbook (1969)
Requires DJVU plugin and IE or Netscape browser
Download Plugin (Windows/Macintosh/Unix)
Thanks to Ron Banks

EICO 625 tube chart
Download file [944Kb ZIP file]
Thanks to Thomas Guest


Simpson Model 260, Series 3 Manual

Thanks to Chuck Schwark


Inside The Vacuum Tube by John F. Rider
406 page book [7.8Mb PDF file]


The Philco Restorer

Archived website of the late Rick Dippolito, known as The Philco Restorer. Rick was frequent contributer to this site, and his own website contains a wealth of Philco specific restoration information.

Magazines:


The New KFI.
Download File [2.5Mb PDF file]
Radio News, February 1932. KFI is now in the super-power calss, having recently increased power to 50 kilowatts—the first station west of Texas to use this power. This article provides a detailed drescription of the new transmitter.
Thanks to David Kulka


Radio Sales and Service
. October 15, 1930
Trade magazine for radio dealers and servicemen.
Thanks to Malcolm Leonard


Radio
. January 1931
Trade magazine for radio retailers

Radio Today
Radio Today
. August 1936
Trade magazine for radio retailers


Radio Today
. September 1936
Trade magazine for radio retailers

Construction/Plans:


Knock Out Receivers [21.6Mb PDF file]
1924 Booklet on building six "Knock Out" receivers. Reprinted from Radio Broadcast magazine.


Radio Expermenter's Guide [10Mb PDF file]
1923 Articles reprinted from the Newark Sunday Call in a 52 page booklet. Circuits, station listings and a brief history of radio.


You Can Build Your Own HI FI Speaker Systems
[9.9Mb PDF file]
18 simplified Jensen speaker construction plans.


How to Build 4 Doerle Shortwave Sets
1938 [4Mb PDF file]


How to Build Hazeltine’s Neutrodyne Circuit Radio Receiver
. 1923
F.A.D. Andrea booklet.
Download file [2.6Mb zip file]
Thanks to Rich Kubersky.

Coil form dimensions and winding data for the Radiola III coil and ticklers
Download file [792Kb zip file]
Thanks to Jack Richardson

Artwork:


Artwork for reproducing a Bendix Model 110 dial scale
Download file [232Kb jpeg file]
Thanks to Tom Frisz


Artwork for reproducing a OK Brand "C" Battery Label
Download file [92Kb gif file]

Brochures/Sales Sheets:


Pooley Radio Sales Brochure, 1920s
Download file [5.1Mb PDF file]
Thanks to Richard Arnold


Dealer price list for Sylvania tubes, September 1933
Download file [1.3Mb zip file]
Thanks to Joe Reda

 

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