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überarbeitet am 20.11.2010

Here You find a survey of Desktop Shortwave receivers usually well suited for DXing from home, some of them can be operated with batteries.

1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
AOR / Lowe 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1987: Lowe HF-125 1993: Lowe HF-225 1994: AOR AR-3030 1996: AOR AR-7030 1997: AOR AR-5000 2000 2005 2010
Drake 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1967: Drake R - 4B 1969: Drake SPR - 4 1973: Drake R - 4C 1975: Drake SSR - 1 1980: Drake R - 7A 1985 1991: Drake R - 8 1991: Drake R - 8A 2000 2005 2010
Icom 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1982: Icom R-70 1984: Icom R-71 1990: Icom R-72 1995 2000 2005 2010
JRC 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1977: JRC NRD-505 1979: JRC NRD-515 1986: JRC NRD-525 1991: JRC NRD-535 1997: JRC NRD-345 1998: JRC NRD-545 2000 2005 2010
Kenwood 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1974: Trio 9R-59DS 1970 1974: Kenwood QR-666 1976: Kenwood R-300 1979: Kenwood R-1000 1980 1982: Kenwood R-600 19783: Kenwood R-2000 1987: Kenwood R-5000 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
Yaesu 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1977: Yaesu FRG-7 1978: Yaesu FRG-7000 1980 1981: Yaesu FRG-7700 1985: Yaesu FRG-8800 1990 1994: Yaesu FRG-100 1995 2000 2005 2010
various 1940 1945 1950: Hallicrafters S-40B 1955 1959: Collins 51 S-1 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1984: Bearcat DX-1000 1986: Century-21 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010