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.

 Champion 300(A) Champion 300(A)
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
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RX
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TX
AM   CW  
160-10 m
 Chief 90(A) Chief 90(A)
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
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RX
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TX
CW  
160-10 m
 King 500B/C King 500B/C
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
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RX
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TX
AM   CW  
160-10 m
 Scout 680A Scout 680A
Desktop Shortwave Transmitter
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RX
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TX
AM   CW  
80-6 m
 51S-1 51S-1
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
0.2-30 MHz
TX
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 399C-1 399C-1
Desktop Shortwave VFO
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RX
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TX
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 KWM-2 KWM-2
Desktop Shortwave Transceiver
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RX
CW   SSB  
10-80 m
TX
CW   SSB  
10-80 m
 KWM-2A KWM-2A
Desktop Shortwave Transceiver
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RX
CW   SSB  
10-80 m
TX
CW   SSB  
10-80 m
 330 330
Desktop Shortwave VFO
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RX
All mode  
80-10 m
TX
All mode  
80-10 m
 730/6 730/6
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
0.48-30 MHz in 5 bands
TX
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 730/7 730/7
Desktop Shortwave receiver
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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
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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
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
0.5-30 MHz
TX
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 FPM-200 FPM-200
HF Transceiver
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RX
AM   CW   SSB  
HF
TX
AM   CW   SSB  
HF
 S-107 S-107
Desktop HF/VHF Receiver
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RX
AM   CW  
0.54-54 MHz
TX
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