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You are bidding on an EXCELLENT used example of a WW2 German Wehrmacht Kurzwellen-Empfänger a “Anton” (Kw.E.a) Radio Receiver!  This was used on various vehicles and ground stations.


Initially (1936-1941), the 100W.S. was used in combination with the Kurzwellen-Empfänger a (Kw.E.a “Anton”) instead of the Torn.E.b.  The Kw.E.a is beautiful super-heterodyne receiver that covers 980 kHz up to 10200 kHz with five bands.  It is EASILY the best functioning of all the German communication receivers.  Comparable to the Drake 2-B and Collins 51-S, it was built to a SUPERB technological standard.

It has a single IF of 250.9 KHz. There is an RV 2 P 800 pentode vacuum tube (also used in the Torn.E.b) in each of the 11 stages of the circuitry. The radio consumes about 2.2 A at 2 volt for the tube filaments, and 20-25 mA anode current at 90 volt DC. The unit is battery powered, though a power supply model NA 6 can be used for the anode voltage.  The unit is big: about 69 x 27 x 35 cm (27″ x 11″ x 14″).  It is also rather heavy: 42 kg (˜93 lbs), despite the die-cast chassis and front panel being made of lightweight “Silumin” aluminum-silicon alloy.


Made of aluminum, bakelite and steel, this Kw.E.a Radio Receiver is in VERY GOOD used condition!  Though there are some marks, scratches and wear, it still retains much of it’s original paint!  Appears to be 100%complete internally, however I have not tested it for electrical functionality.  Voltmeter does not appear to be connected, and there are a couple of loose wires.  Appears to have been used post-war, as one of the labels is writen in Czech.  Dated 1940, I have showed one in use in the last photo.  A SUPERB item for any collection or display!


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——————- TERMS OF SALE —————– 

Most of my items are vintage, and as such are AS-IS, so you must therefore expect a degree of wear due to age and/or usage. I will describe each auction to the best of my knowledge and take as many photos necessary to ensure you are pleased upon receiving your item. All sales are final, so please make sure your questions are answered to your satisfaction before you purchase. 

——————- ABOUT ME —————– 

Although my passion is the Me109, I do offer many other German Aircraft (Fw190, Me262, etc.), as well as USAF and Japanese items. Occasionally I do offer many non-vintage items such as prints and art relating to the time period. As a private collector myself, I am constantly on the lookout for historical memorabilia, authentic photographs, artwork or anything unique relating to military aircraft.  

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