313 is part of a wide range of "Néprádió"
(People's Radio) models manufactured in Hungary in the '50s.
model is conceptually similar to Orion 115A with some little circuit
this one, most of the 313 have the aluminum case, but some of them
were manufactured with a wood case.
The main feature of this unit is its extreme simplicity.
It’s a superheterodyne with fixed tuning, it hasn’t the dial and
it can receive only three national broadcasting stations: 1)
Local repeater station, 2) Kossuth,
power switch / volume control are operated by the right knob, the left knob operates the
rotating switch for the tuning and has
three positions: 0 (Local station) - K (Kossuth) - P (Petőfi).
central knob operates the fine-tuning.
metal case, for safety reasons, is insulated from the chassis,
looking at the pictures you can see the bakelite ring spacers which
separates the chassis from its mounting.
At that time the selling price of the radio was 380 HUF.
more information about the Hungarian People’s radios please back
to “Hungarian radios” page and click on the link “Hungarian