radio is part of a wide range of Népszupér (People's super) models
that were manufactured in Hungary in the
'50 and '60 years.
Orion 228A model was made in some different shapes, all with the
same chassis but with different cases.
set can receive two bands: medium waves and short waves.
The left knob operates the power switch / volume
control and the right knob has two functions simultaneous: tuning
and the band switch; the rotation drives the tuning dial pointer and
the axial movement activates a switch that lets you choose between
medium waves and short waves. By pulling the knob toward oneself is
selected the short waves.
more information about the Népszuper (People’s super) radios
please back to “Hungarian radios” page and click on the link
“Hungarian People’s radio”.