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.

 


 
 SW-54 SW-54
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.54-30 MHz
TX
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 32V-3 32V-3
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
RX
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TX
AM   CW  
10-80 m
 75A-2 75A-2
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   FM   CW  
10-160 m
TX
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 R-389/URR R-389/URR
Desktop ULF/VLF Receiver
RX
AM   CW   FSK  
15-500 / 500-1500 kHz (2 ranges, 7 bands)
TX
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 S-76 S-76
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.538-34 MHz (1.580-1.720 MHz gap) in 4 bands
TX
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S-80
Desktop HF Receiver
RX
FM  
0.54-1.62 / 6-18 MHz
TX
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 SP-600 SP-600
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.54-54 MHz
TX
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 R209 R209
Mobile Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   FM   CW  
1-20 MHz in 5 bands
TX
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 HRO-50T1 HRO-50T1
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
RX
AM   FM   CW  
50-430 kHz / 0.48-35 MHz
TX
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10-A
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
RX
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TX
AM   CW   SSB  
160-10 m
 51J-3 51J-3
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.54-30.5 MHz
TX
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 75A-3 75A-3
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   FM   CW  
10-160 m
TX
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 Viking II Viking II
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
RX
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TX
AM   CW  
160-10 m
 Viking Mobile Viking Mobile
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
RX
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TX
AM  
80/20/10 m
 680X 680X
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   CW  
480 kHz - 30 MHz in five bands
TX
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