SHOWCASE 9. CELL 9-14
HRO and its German Replicas
- General purpose communications receiver, another copy
of National HRO. Covers 0.18...45.0 MHz in 8 sub-bands, A1 / A3. Band switching by manual change of plug-in coil sets.
Same micrometer dial as in National HRO receivers. Manufactured by Funkwerkstätten Bernburg in East
Germany (Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR) from late
1940s and into 1950s.
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is an acronym for "Allwellenempfänger mit Quarzfilter
und Störaustastung" or All-Band Receiver With Crystal
Filter And Noise Silencer. AQSt receivers have been
manufactured for DDR post and other telecommunications
authorities. Some of AQSt receivers have been exported to
China around 1951.
Cabinet design of AQSt
is slightly different from National HRO and Körting KST. No top lid on the case, receiver chassis goes
out of the case together with its front panel which is made
of dye-cast aluminum-bronze alloy. A real heavy duty