3V SW-8 Receiver


SPECIFICATIONS

Frequency Range:  100 KHz to  20 MHz in 11 band segments. (See manual for details)
Type: Regenerative receiver
Folder : 95246
Tubes: 3
Power source: Batteries (6 VDC and 90 VDC) or battery eliminator.
Circa: 1939
Comment: 3V in the model number means 3 valve. SW-8 is the frequency range designator. Plug-in coils determine which band of frequencies can be received.

For 3V SW-8 manual, click here.

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3V SW8 front panel. Download image to enlarge. This example is missing its coil/tube cover. Band changing was done by plugging in a different set of coils. 
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3V SW8 rear view 
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3V SW8 tuning capacitor detail 
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3V SW8 bottom view of chassis with covers on. 
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3V SW8 cabinet
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3V SW8 band coils. 
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3V SW8 coil showing bottom detail 
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3V SW8 nameplate
All 3V SW8 photos in this table by  Moe Fretz 

Contributors and Credits:

1) Moe Fretz <tubetester(at)gmail.com>

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Jul 10/18