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.

 


 
 700 700
Marine Shortwave receiver IMR54
RX
AM   CW  
15 kHz - 31 MHz in 10 bands
TX
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G-207
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.5-30 MHz
TX
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 2-meter 2-meter
Desktop VHF Transceiver
RX
AM  
144-148 MHz (VFO)
TX
AM  
144-148 MHz (XTAL)
 Commander Commander
HF/VHF Transmitter
RX
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TX
AM   CW  
10-160 m/6 m
 Communicator II Communicator II
Desktop VHF Transceiver
RX
AM  
144-148 MHz (VFO)
TX
AM  
144-148 MHz (XTAL)
 HT-20 HT-20
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
RX
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TX
AM   CW  
160-10 m (continuous)
S-77A
HF Receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.54-44 MHz
TX
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 S-81 S-81
Desktop VHF Receiver
RX
FM  
152-173 MHz
TX
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 S-82 S-82
Desktop VHF Receiver
RX
FM  
30-50 MHz
TX
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 SX-73 SX-73
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.54-54 MHz in six bands
TX
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 TW-1000 TW-1000
Portable Shortwave Transceiver
RX
AM  
180-400 / 540-1600 kHz / 1.8-8 MHz 31, 25, 19 and 16 m
TX
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 AN/ARC-33 AN/ARC-33
Military Transceiver
RX
AM  
225-399.9 MHz
TX
AM  
225-399.9 MHz
 HRO-60 HRO-60
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
RX
AM   FM   CW  
0.05-54 MHz (0.48-35 MHz for early versions)
TX
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 50 50
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   FM   CW  
General coverage (0.55-33 MHz ?)
TX
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 745 E303 745 E303
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   CW  
1.5-30 MHz (230 – 530 kHz optional)
TX
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