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überarbeitet am 20.11.2010

Here You find a survey of portable travel shortwave receivers, these are designed to be taken on trips abroad, have miniature size and are usually battery operated.

1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
Grundig 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980: Grundig Yacht Boy 400 1983: Grundig Yacht Boy 700 1986: Grundig Yacht Boy 215 1990 1993: Grundig Yacht Boy 500 1995 2000 2005 2010
Panasonic 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1983: Panasonic RF-799 1983: Panasonic RF-B60 1989: Panasonic RF-B65 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
Philips 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1983: Philips D2924 1985? Philips D1835 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
Siemens / Sangean 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985: Sangean ATS-803 1990: Sangean ATS-808 1992: Sangean ATS-818 1995 1998: Sangean ATS-909 2000 2005 2010
Sony 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975: Sony ICF-5900 1978: Sony ICF-7600 1980: Sony ICF-2001 1983: Sony ICF-7600D 1985 1988: Sony ICF-SW1 1990 1995: Sony ICF-7600G 2000 2005 2010
diverse 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1983: Toshiba RP-F11 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010