Manufactured in India
|Photos donated by Jitendra Bhavsar.|
|National Ekco was a radio manufacturing unit in Independent India that collaborated closely with Ekco UK. Most of the components, chassis, kits came from UK and were assembled in downtown Mumbai.|
Model A730 and A731 came in the same year; the difference is that A731 contained a RF stage, the A730 did not. The Model with the RF stage was 26% costlier than the A730. There is definitely some value attached to the RF stage I feel, especially those days. The set lacks ferrite rod antenna resulting in poor MW and MSW. However it provides for coil packs.
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