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