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
RX
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TX
AM   CW  
10-80 m
 51J-2 51J-2
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.5-30.5 MHz
TX
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 KW-1 KW-1
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
RX
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TX
AM   FM   CW  
10-160 m
 R-381 R-381
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   CW   SSB  
0.5-30.5 MHz
TX
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 R-390/URR R-390/URR
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.5-32 MHz
TX
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208
Desktop Receiver
RX
AM   CW   SSB  
TX
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720
Marine Shortwave receiver
RX
AM  
130-3750 kHz in 3 bands
TX
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 740 740
Communications receiver
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
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
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
RX
AM   CW  
0.54-43 MHz in four bands
TX
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 S-72L S-72L
Handheld Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.170-0.4 / 0.54-11.5 MHz in four bands
TX
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S-72R
Handheld Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.54-31 MHz in four bands
TX
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 SR-75 SR-75
Desktop Shortwave Transceiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.54.32 MHz
TX
CW  
10, 11, 15, 20, 40 & 80 m
 NC-125 NC-125
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
RX
AM   FM   CW  
0.56-35 MHz in 4 bands
TX
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