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.

 


 
 Chief 90(A) Chief 90(A)
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
RX
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TX
CW  
160-10 m
 King 500B/C King 500B/C
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
RX
-
-
TX
AM   CW  
160-10 m
 Scout 680A Scout 680A
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
RX
-
-
TX
AM   CW  
80-6 m
 51S-1 51S-1
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   CW   SSB  
0.2-30 MHz
TX
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 399C-1 399C-1
Desktop Shortwave VFO
RX
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-
TX
-
 KWM-2 KWM-2
Desktop Shortwave Transceiver
RX
CW   SSB  
10-80 m
TX
CW   SSB  
10-80 m
 KWM-2A KWM-2A
Desktop Shortwave Transceiver
RX
CW   SSB  
10-80 m
TX
CW   SSB  
10-80 m
 330 330
Desktop Shortwave VFO
RX
All mode  
80-10 m
TX
All mode  
80-10 m
 730/6 730/6
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.48-30 MHz in 5 bands
TX
-
-
 730/7 730/7
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.2-0.42 / 1.1-30 MHz in 5 bands
TX
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-
 730/8 730/8
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.2-0.42 / 1.1-30 MHz in 5 bands
TX
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-
 880/2 880/2
HF Receiver
RX
AM   CW   SSB  
0.5-30 MHz
TX
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 FPM-200 FPM-200
HF Transceiver
RX
AM   CW   SSB  
HF
TX
AM   CW   SSB  
HF
 S-107 S-107
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.54-54 MHz
TX
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-
 S-108 S-108
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
RX
AM   CW  
0.54-34 MHz
TX
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