KN4R

 
 

I collect WWII US, British, German and Japanese Navy and aircraft radios - receivers, transmitters, plug-in coils, tubes, and pieces and parts.  I also collect post-WWII communication receivers made by Siemens, Telefunken, Rohde and Schwarz, and Zellweger (Swiss).


I’m currently researching:


Radios of the U-505 and the other U-boats that ended up in U.S. and Canadian hands in WWII.


Radio and The Disappearance of Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan

RCA radios used by Pan Am:

AR-1496

RS-1 (made by GE)

AR-60


Pan Am Radios designed by Leuteritz and built by Pamsco - Pan Am Manufacturing and Supply Company


H.C. Hugo Leuteritz (RCA ---> Pan AM)



Grand Island Nebraska FCC Monitoring Station



Current Projects:


Rohde & Schwarz SK010/3203 HF transmitter

 


and my other interests here

Spy and suitcase radios.


Any radio with a Pan Am Airways data tag on it.


Western Electric 13-C

(or 13-CB) aircraft transmitter


Pre-WWII civilian aircraft receivers or transmitters, or ground radios with an airline data tag.


Black National radios such as RHM, AGS, HRO, HRO Jr,  RAS, and any National in a factory two-post rack (open sides).  Any HRO clone.


WWII German, Japanese, Italian and British military radios. U.S. Navy or Coast Guard radios.


TB SIG manuals E1 - E28