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Radio Philco Tropic 103

 
FIXITNOW2003
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Philco Tropic 103 Local skip man dropped this off for me last night

looking for any service info similar to model 135 (not 40 135)

Valves EM81/ECH81/EBF89/EBC81/EZ80/EL84

Made in England i guess export model

WAVEBANDS 19M/25M/31M/SW1/SW2/BC

DCP 2087
DCP 2086
DCP 2085
DCP 2084
DCP 2089
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Topic starter Posted : 15/12/2021 1:52 pm
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Sundog
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A lovely radio. At least it has a mains transformer, being AC only. Bearing in mind the valve lineup, the circuitry should be quite straightforward, apart from the band switching!

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Posted : 16/12/2021 7:31 pm
PYE625
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The FM/AM version (Philco Century model 100) looks very similar but is AC/DC using the U series of valves, but no magic eye which can be useful for FM tuning. I have one tucked away somewhere, must get it out for an airing.

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Posted : 16/12/2021 7:54 pm