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-34 SR-34
Desktop VHF Transceiver
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RX
AM   CW  
49-54 / 144-148 MHz
TX
AM   CW  
49-54 / 144-148 MHz
 SR-34AC SR-34AC
Desktop VHF Transceiver
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RX
AM   CW  
49-54 / 144-148 MHz
TX
AM   CW  
49-54 / 144-148 MHz
 SX-101 Mk III SX-101 Mk III
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
10-160 m
TX
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 HQ-160 HQ-160
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
0.54-31 MHz
TX
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 HQ-170 HQ-170
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
160-6 m
TX
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 HQ-170AC HQ-170AC
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
160-6 m
TX
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 HQ-170C HQ-170C
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB   DSB  
160-6 m (2 m optional)
TX
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 RX-1 'Mohawk' RX-1 'Mohawk'
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
10-160 m
TX
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 Vanguard Vanguard
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
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RX
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TX
AM   CW  
10-80 m
 MB-6 MB-6
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
CW   SSB  
80-10 m
TX
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 MB-565 MB-565
Mobile Shortwave Transmitter
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RX
CW   SSB  
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TX
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80-10 m
 NC-303 NC-303
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
160-10 m
TX
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 WT-4 WT-4
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
0.55-30 MHz
TX
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 GRC-3030 GRC-3030
Mobile Shortwave Transceiver
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RX
AM   CW  
2-12 MHz
TX
AM   CW  
2-12 MHz
 Champion 300(A) Champion 300(A)
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
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RX
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TX
AM   CW  
160-10 m
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