301 and DKE (1933-1945)
(DKE 40) - 1940 modification of DKE 38 (Deutscher
Klein-Empfänger). LW and MW broadcast bands. Major
difference from DKE 38 was in bias circuit. Receiver
cabinet was made of bakelite.
be continued after the picture set...
was introduced in 1938 at a very affordable price of 35 RM
which was only about 25% of monthly salary of an average
German worker. No wonder why German Mini-Receivers became so
was regenerative single tuned circuit receiver with LW and
MW broadcast bands. Band change was done automatically by
rotating the tuning knob. DKE receivers could be powered by
both AC and DC. Further DKE modifications were DKE 43
and DKE 44.
DKE was manufactured by AEG, Braun, Blaupunkt,
Brandt, Emud, Graetz, Grassmann, Hagenuk, Körting,
Lorenz, Lumophon, Mende, Nora, Philips, Saba, Sachsenwerk,
Schaleco, Schaub, Seibt, Siemens, Stassfurt, Tefag, TeKaDe,
Telefunken, Valvo, Wega (all from Germany), Eumig, Hornyphon,
Ingelen, Kapsch, Minerva, Radione, Zerdik (all from
Austria). Manufacturer's name could be found only at the
rear wall of a VE 301 receiver.