Ham Radio Equipment from the 1950s

The timeline selects and sorts rigs according to manufacturing dates. Find rigs of your favorite era, or your year of birth. Rigs with uncertain manufacturing dates (like "19xx") are excluded from these pages.

 32V-2 32V-2
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
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RX
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TX
AM   CW  
10-80 m
 51J-2 51J-2
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
0.5-30.5 MHz
TX
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 KW-1 KW-1
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
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RX
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TX
AM   FM   CW  
10-160 m
 R-381 R-381
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
0.5-30.5 MHz
TX
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 R-390/URR R-390/URR
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
0.5-32 MHz
TX
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208
Desktop Receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
TX
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720
Marine Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM  
130-3750 kHz in 3 bands
TX
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 740 740
Communications receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
620-205 m / 1.4-3.8 / 3.7-10.6 / 10.5-30.6 MHz
TX
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 750 750
Communications receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
480-165 kHz / 1.7-4.5 / 4.5-12 / 12-32 MHz
TX
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 HT-4G HT-4G
HF Transmitter
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RX
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TX
AM   CW  
Any three amateur bands between 160-10 m (depending on coil set)
 S-40B S-40B
HF/VHF Receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
0.54-43 MHz in four bands
TX
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 S-72L S-72L
Handheld Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
0.170-0.4 / 0.54-11.5 MHz in four bands
TX
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 S-72R S-72R
Portable Amateur Receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
0.54-31 MHz in four bands
TX
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 SR-75 SR-75
Desktop Shortwave Transceiver
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RX
AM   CW  
0.54.32 MHz
TX
CW  
10, 11, 15, 20, 40 & 80 m
 NC-125 NC-125
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
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RX
AM   FM   CW  
0.56-35 MHz in 4 bands
TX
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