Classic Receivers

On this page I present my collection of old receivers. I’ve always been interested in old receivers and for myself, those receiver are “daily drives”, that I’ve personally cared for in their original splendor.

Tefag Tivoli 59


Manufacturer / Brand: Tefag – PSO Pohjoismainen Sähkö-osakeyhtiö

Model: Tivoli 59

Country: Finland

Year: 1959

Valves / Tubes: 6

Notes: Manufactured with original parts and under supervision of Schaub-Lorenz.


Schaub Lorenz Touring 80 Universal



Manufacturer / Brand: Schaub-Lorenz

Model: Touring 80 Universal

Country: FRG Federal Republic of Germany (BRD)

Year: 1967 – 1968

Main principle: Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 460/10700 kHz

Transistors: 10

Tuned Circuit: 7 AM ciruits / 13 FM circuits

Notes: Color: Royalblau


VEB Stern-Radio Sonneberg Prominent 203 CCIR


Manufacturer / Brand: Volkseigener Betrieb Stern-Radio Sonneberg

Model: Prominent 203

Country: GDR German Democratic Republic (DDR)

Year: 1972

Main principle: Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 465/10700 kHz

Transistors: 19

Wave Bands: LW / MW / SW / FM

Notes: Export version with an FM reception range of up to 108 MHz.

Selena B212


Manufacturer / Brand: Minsk Radio Works

Model: Selena B212 (Селена Б-212)

Country: Soviet Union (CCCP)

Year: 1975?

Main principle: Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455/10700 kHz

Transistors: 9

Tuned Circuit: 5 AM ciruits / 10 FM circuits

Notes: Export version with an FM reception range of up to 108 MHz.

Yaesu FRG-7700 Communications Receiver


Manufacturer / Brand: Yaesu-Musen Co. Ltd.

Model: Yaesu FRG-7700

Country: Japan

Year: 1981 – 1984

Main principle: Superheterodyne, double/triple conversion; ZF/IF 48055/455 kHz

Transistors: 123

Notes: Yaesu Communications Receiver FRG-7700. Coverage 150-30000 kHz in AM, SSB, CW and FM; noise blanker, digital frequency-readout. Option for internal 12 channel or 72 channel (6 banks of 12 channels) memory.


Grundig Satellit 1400 Professional


Manufacturer / Brand: Grundig Radio-Vertrieb

Model: Grundig 1400 Satellite Professional (World Band Receiver)

Country: FRG Federal Republic of Germany (BRD)

Year: 1980 – 1983

Main principle: Superheterodyne double/triple conversion; ZF/IF 460/2000 kHz

Transistors: 23

Notes: Medium Wave, Long Wave, more than 2 x SW plus FM


Siemens Klangmeister RS150



Manufacturer / Brand:  Siemens & Halske

Model: Klangmeister RS150

Country: FRG Federal Republic of Germany (BRD)

Year: 1970

Main principle: Superheterodyne (common)

Transistors: Semiconductors present.

Notes: Broadcast, Long Wave, more than 2 x SW plus FM or UHF


Helvar – Malli 460



Manufacturer / Brand:  Oy Helvar

Model: Malli 460

Country: Finland

Year: 1939

Valves / Tubes: 4 (ECH11, EBF11, ECL11, AZ11)

Notes: Long Wave and Short Wave


Philips B4X02A/19


Manufacturer / Brand:  Philips

Model: B4X02A/19

Country: Belgium

Year: 1961

Valves / Tubes: 7 (ECC85, ECH81, EF85, EABC80, EL84, EM80, EZ80)

Notes: Long Wave, Medium Wave, Short Wave plus FM or UHF

Export model for Scandinavia.