Eddystone Est. 1925 , closed 1995 | USA

Eddystone Radio started life as Stratton and Laughton a subsidiary of Rainsford and Laughton, Birmingham fancy goods manufacturers, in 1925. Sets were produced by the company in bewildering variety. Eddystone receivers were used by many scientific expeditions of the 1930s, such as the British Arctic Air Route Expedition and the Hudson Strait Settlement Expedition. In 1935 work started on VHF experiments and portable Eddystone five-metre equipment was used by the 1936 Mount Everest Expedition.

In 1965, with the agreement of the Laughton family, Marconi set up a company called Eddystone Radio Limited and bought the assets, goodwill and trademarks of thr radio business from Stratton and Laughtons. The transition to solid state started in this period.

Around 1980 the company entered the broadcast transmitter field in partnership with the BBC. This was very successful and took things into the ‘90s when Eddystone and the BBC pioneered the new Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB).

During the 1990s demand for professional HF sets demised due to the end of the cold war and increasing satellite communication. Eddystone ceased production around 1995. Part of the company still lives on as Eddystone Broadcasting.

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670 Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.5-30 Mhz
TX:
670A Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 150-380 kHz / 0.54-30 MHz in four bands
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680X Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 480 kHz - 30 MHz in five bands
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730/4 Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.48-30 MHz
TX:
770U / MkII Desktop VHF/UHF receiver
RX: 150-180 / 180-220 / 220-270 / 270-330 / 330-400 / 400-500 MHz
TX:
830/2 Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.3-30 MHz
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830/7
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.3-30 MHz
TX:
840/A Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.48-30.6 MHz
TX:
840/C Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.5-30 MHz
TX:
850/2 Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.01-0.6 MHz
TX:
870 Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.15-18 MHz
TX:
870A Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.15-24 MHz
TX:
880/2 HF Receiver
RX: 0.5-30 MHz
TX:
909A Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 1.6-2.7 / 2.7-4.7 MHz
TX:
940 Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.48-30 MHz
TX:
960 Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.5-30 MHz in 6 bands
TX:
962 Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 8 fixed crystal positions
TX:
990R Desktop VHF Receiver
RX: 27-240 MHz
TX:
990S Desktop UHF Receiver
RX: 230-870 MHz in 2 ranges
TX:
1830/1
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.12-31 MHz
TX:
E958/7N Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.01-30 MHz
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EB-35 Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 150-350 / 550-1500 kHz / 1.5-22 / 88-108 MHz
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EB-35 Mk II Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 150-350 / 550-1500 kHz / 1.5-22 / 88-108 MHz
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EB-35 Mk III (Statesman) Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 150-350 / 550-1500 kHz / 1.5-22 / 88-108 MHz
TX:
EC10 Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.55-30 MHz in 5 bands
TX:
EC10 MkII Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.55-30 MHz in 5 bands
TX:
EC10A2
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX: 0.3-0.55 / 1.5-30 MHz in 5 bands + 2182 kHz
TX:
Orion 7000 DSP Shortwave transceiver
RX: 10 kHz - 30 MHz
TX: 1.6-30 MHz
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