Bando Radio is a Korean ham radio equipment manufacturer who existed from the early 80s to the mid 90s, for about 15 years. Bando was very successful thanks to the solid design and performance of their produtcts. The competitors produced the products with better appearances or lower price tags, but in the end Bando's performance and stability earned customer's trust.
Technic-5 is their only HF all band transceiver. Released in 1987, Technic-5 went though a design change in 1993. It was also sold in the VK area in the early 90s. The original designer was the founder and the owner of Bando, HL5BAP. The ownership was changed in September 1992 and the company was also relocated from Kyungbook area to Seoul.