Barn Fresh 1946 National 5TA1 HRO Receiver
Lots of pictures below! This is a National HRO-5TA1 dated 1946. It has the green anti-fungal coating over everything. I don't have a power supply so I can't tell you the electrical condition. This receiver does not appear to be modified! Original National S meter that reads to S-9. One coil set, set "A" for 14-30 MHz. Chassis and coil number match: K244. Beat Frequency Oscillator (BFO) for CW or SSB reception. Lamb Phasing type filter capable of narrowing the bandpass to a single cw signal to eliminate nearby interference. Separate Audio Frequency and Radio Frequency gain controls. Built-in noise limiter.
There are two pieces of paper glued to the inside of the bottom cover. Pictured below they read:
January 1, 1946 Radio Corporation of America
"This apparatus uses inventions of United States patents licensed by Radio corporation of America. Patent numbers supplied upon request. Licensed for radio telegraphy, one-way radio telephony, and/or radio goniometry purposes except public service communication for hire or toll, radio relaying, amateur purposes and broadcast reception of programs."
This apparatus is licensed under the United Stated patent rights of Hazeltine Corporation, National Company, Inc. Malden 48, Mass.
Standard Form Warranty Adopted by the Radio Manufacturers Association, Inc.
This equipment is warranted to be free from defective material and workmanship and repair or replacement will be made of any part which under normal installation use and service discloses defect, provided the unit is delivered by the owner to the manufacturer or through the authorized radio dealer or wholesaler from whom purchased, intact for examination with all transportation charges prepaid to the factory within ninety days from the date of original shipment from the factory and provided that such examination discloses in the manufacturer's judgement that it is this defective.
This warranty does not extend to any radio products which have been subjected to misuse, neglect, accident, incorrect wiring, improper installation or to use in violation of instructions furnished by the manufacturer, nor extend to units which have been repaired or altered outside of the factory, nor to cases where the serial number thereof has been removed, defaced, or changed, nor to accessories used therewith of other manufacture.
Any part of a unit approved for remedy or exchange hereunder will be remedied of exchanged by the authorized radio dealer or wholesaler without charge to the owner.
This warranty is in lieu of all other warranties expressed or implied and no representative or person is authorized to assume for the manufacturer any other liability in connection with the sale of their radio products.
National Company, Inc. Malden, Mass USA
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