Pam Transistor Portable
Pam (Radio & Television), Ltd., 295 Regent Street,
The first British all-transistor radio to go into
production was announced last week: it is the Pam Model 710 portable
and is due to be available at the end of the month at a retail price of 30
gns. The set uses transistors manufactured within the Pye group, and
also a printed circuit; the power supply is four U2 torch cells.
Model 710 - Radio, portable, battery, 2 bands, 8 transistors.
Waverange: 176-568m and fixed tuned 1500m. Ferrite rod aerial.
Transistor stages: mixer, oscillator, 2 IF, detector, AF, 2 output in
push-pull. IF 315 kc/s, AGC on first IF stage. 6 by 4in
elliptical LS. Controls; tuning, wave-change, volume, on/off.
Consumption: 35mA from 6V supply. Dimensions: 9¼ by 3½ by
7¼in. Weight: 4lb 2oz without, 5lb with batteries. List price
£22 14s 10d, plus £8 15s 3d tax. Available end of March (1956)