Ham Radio Equipment from the 1980s

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.

 


 
 FT-208R FT-208R
Handheld VHF Transceiver
RX
FM  
144-146 MHz (Europe) 144-148 MHz (USA)
TX
FM  
144-146 MHz (Europe) 144-148 MHz (USA)
 FT-290R FT-290R
Mobile VHF Transceiver
RX
FM   CW   SSB  
144-146 MHz (Europe) 144-148 MHz (USA)
TX
FM   CW   SSB  
144-146 MHz (Europe) 144-148 MHz (USA)
FT-708R
UHF Transceiver
RX
FM  
430-440 MHz (Europe and Asia) 440-450 MHz (USA)
TX
FM  
430-440 MHz (Europe and Asia) 440-450 MHz (USA)
 FT-780R FT-780R
Desktop UHF Transceiver
RX
FM   CW   SSB  
430-440 MHz (Europe) 440-450 MHz (USA)
TX
FM   CW   SSB  
430-440 MHz (Europe) 440-450 MHz (USA)
 M-5006 LM M-5006 LM
Mobile Transceiver
RX
AM   FM  
26.900-31.000 MHz
TX
AM   FM  
26.900-31.000 MHz
 AR-280 AR-280
Handheld VHF Transceiver
RX
FM  
144-146 MHz
TX
FM  
144-146 MHz
 HF-8054A HF-8054A
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   FM   CW   SSB   ISB  
0.25-30 MHz
TX
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 DBR-550 DBR-550
Multiband SSB Transceiver
RX
SSB   USB  
TX
SSB   USB  
 DBR-550 II DBR-550 II
Multiband SSB Transceiver
RX
AM   SSB   USB  
TX
AM   SSB   USB  
 R-4245 R-4245
Desktop Shortwave receiver
RX
AM   AM-sync   CW   SSB  
0.01-30 MHz
TX
-
-
 TR-5 TR-5
Desktop Shortwave Transceiver
RX
CW   SSB  
1.8-30 MHz
TX
CW   SSB  
160-10 m
 SS-9000 SS-9000
Desktop Shortwave Transceiver
RX
CW   SSB  
10-160 m + WARC
TX
CW   SSB  
10-160 m + WARC
 V (8795) V (8795)
Handheld Transceiver
RX
-
25.965-28.005 MHz
TX
-
25.965-28.005 MHz
 IC-290A IC-290A
Mobile VHF Transceiver
RX
FM   CW   SSB  
143.8-148.2 MHz
TX
FM   CW   SSB  
143.8-148.2 MHz
 IC-290H IC-290H
Mobile VHF Transceiver
RX
FM   CW   SSB  
143.8-148.2 MHz
TX
FM   CW   SSB  
143.8-148.2 MHz
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