Radio stars (July 1933)

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RADIO STARS 1 ** l YOUR RADIO CORNER Now is the time to think about purchas- ing that new set. Prices are low and the latest improvements are marvelous 1. Scott's Wellington. Unusually perfect tone. 2. The five-tube Clarion for A.C. and D.C. Very adaptable for all uses. 3. The 3A Ham Super—for receiving code signals. 4. Gulbran- sen's model M5AI—super compact set weigh- ing only 5 lbs. 5. Emerson's nifty portable with built-in aerial. Read about these sets. BROADCASTING is going to take on new life this fall. You'll hear new stars, new program ideas and better programs. If you're interested in a new radio, it might pay you to look into the matter this summer while prices are low. Then you'll he ready for the new season. The E. H. Scott Radio Laboratories, Inc., 4450 Ravens- wood Avenue, Chicago, have a fine looking and sounding model on sale. It's called the Wellington. This console is a fine specimen of furniture craftsmanship of classic Gothic design. The front panels are of English hurl wal- nut, with overlays on drawer and grill of imported Eng- lish oak. The center drawer of this console can be equipped either with the regular single record phonograph or any automatic ten record changer. Lovers of good music will revel in the beautiful tone secured with the extra large tone chamber. Another honey of a set is the Super Fadalette. It's called Model 106 and it is of leatherette, gold embossed, and is available in deep green, dark red, Spanish brown and ivory. Three of its outstanding features are that it has seven tubes, is equipped for short wave reception in addition to covering the entire general commercial broad- cast band, and the price has been reduced from $29.50 to $24.95. It's manufactured by the Fada Radio and Elec- tric Corporation, 24 Orchard Street, Long Island City, New York. Sounds worth investigating. I F you want a portable, one that looks ■ well and sounds well whether it be on the parlor table or the folding cot of a resort tent, look at Model 30 of the Em- erson Radio, product of the Emerson Radio and Phonograph Corporation, 641- 649 Sixth Avenue, New York City. It's a five tube superheterodyne with dynamic speaker. A handy thing about it is that it operates on either direct or alternating current. It is in a closed cabinet, a smart traveling case with beaded straps, and with all sides and top of solid burl walnut. Open it—both catch and hinges arc concealed—and you reveal the handsome burl walnut instrument panel with marquetry inlay. The handles and trimmings are oxidized bronze. The retail price is $30. The Gulbransen Company, 816 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, would have you look at its Model M5A1, a super-compact five-tube set for either alternating or direct current with a range of 530 to 4000 kilocycles. It weighs only ten pounds, is 7 l /z inches high. 11^2 inches wide and () inches deep. Its current consumption is 40 watts. A new and interesting five tube Personal Radio is an- nounced by United American Bosch Corporation, Spring- field, Mass., as a forerunner of new engineering develop- ments. The new model, classified as a super five, is of the superheterodyne type with full automatic volume control. An entirely new tube has been developed which is described by the engineers (Contiimrrf on page 47) By CORDON S T A R R E T T 37