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.

 


 
 SP-44 Skyrider Panoramic SP-44 Skyrider Panoramic
Amateur Panadaptor
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RX
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TX
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 SX-101 SX-101
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
10-160 m
TX
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 SX-101 Mk II SX-101 Mk II
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
10-160 m
TX
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 S-100 S-100
Desktop Speaker
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RX
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TX
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 CR-1 CR-1
Portable MF Receiver
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RX
AM  
540-1600 kHz
TX
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 K-2 K-2
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM  
Regular broadcast and SW bands
TX
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 MT-1 'Cheyenne' MT-1 'Cheyenne'
Mobile Shortwave Transmitter
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RX
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TX
CW  
80 / 40 / 20 / 15 / 10 m
 AN/GRC-9 AN/GRC-9
Mobile Shortwave Transceiver
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RX
AM   CW  
2-12 MHz
TX
AM   CW  
2-12 MHz
R-311
Mobile Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
1-15 MHz in 5 bands
TX
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Ra 190
Mobile Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
1.1-16 MHz
TX
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RR-6
Handheld Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
3-15.5 MHz (?)
TX
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RT-6
Handheld Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
TX
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3-15.5 in 2 bands
 RT-176 / PRC-10 RT-176 / PRC-10
Military Portable Transceiver
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RX
FM  
38-55 MHz
TX
FM  
38-55 MHz
 MB-5 MB-5
Mobile Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
80-10 m
TX
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 MB-560 MB-560
Mobile Shortwave Transmitter
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RX
CW   SSB  
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TX
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80-10 m
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