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.

 


 
 SR-25 SR-25
HF Receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
0.52-30 MHz in 6 bands
TX
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 670A 670A
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM  
150-380 kHz / 0.54-30 MHz in four bands
TX
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770R
Desktop VHF receiver
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RX
AM   FM   W-FM   CW  
19-165 MHz in 6 bands
TX
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 HQ-140X HQ-140X
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
0.54-31 MHz
TX
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 NC-88 NC-88
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
0.54-40 MHz in 4 bands
TX
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 10-B 10-B
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
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RX
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TX
AM   CW   SSB  
160-10 m
 R-390A/URR R-390A/URR
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
0.5-32 MHz
TX
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 Viking Ranger Viking Ranger
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
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RX
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TX
AM   CW  
160-10 m
760
Prototype VHF Receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
19-165 MHz in 6 bands
TX
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 HT-30 HT-30
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
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RX
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TX
AM   CW   SSB  
10-80 m
S-85U
Desktop HF receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
0.54-34 MHz in 4 bands
TX
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S-86
Desktop HF receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
0.54-34 MHz
TX
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 SX-88 SX-88
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
0.535-33 MHz in 6 bands
TX
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 NC-98 NC-98
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
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RX
AM   FM   CW  
0.54-40 MHz
TX
FM  
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 Knight-Kit V44 Knight-Kit V44
Variable Frequency Oscillator
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RX
All mode  
10-80 m
TX
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