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Hacker Radio Ltd., Maidenhead

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Name: Hacker Radio Ltd., Maidenhead    (GB)  
Abbreviation: hacker
Products: Model types
Summary:

Hacker Radio Ltd. began production in 1960 in Maidenhead and went into receivership in 1975. The company was sold and changed it's name to Hacker Sound Ltd. Production moved from Maidenhead to Bournemouth shortly afterwards. See entry for Hacker Sound Ltd. for further information.

Founded: 1960
Closed: 1975
Production: 1960 - 1975
History:

This manufacturer was suggested by Juan Antonio Pardo-Alonso.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  60–63 Herald RP10   Up to s/n 20000 Ediswan transistors fitted. April 1962 s/n 20001 onwards chassis revised, ... 
GB  66/67 Democrat RP34 AF117 
GB  66/67 Herald RP35 AF117 
GB  66–69 Autocrat RP33 AF117 
GB  73 Super Sovereign RP75   2 IC's, 4 diodes, 1 Zener diode and 2 varicap diodes. 
GB  70 Hunter RP38A BF195   
GB  64 Mini Herald RP17A AF117 
GB  64 Herald RP30 AF117 
GB  76 Aviemore RP78   Transistors 6× BF194 or BF394, BC149, 2× BC158, BC464, BC465. 
GB  73 Sovereign 3 RP72MB   Transistors: AC187, AC188, BC148, 4× BC149, BC159, BC194, BCX34, 7× BF194, BF195, BF314. 
GB  62 Mayflower 2 RV20 ECC85  High quality, high sensitivity FM only table model with large 10 x 6in speaker and push-pu... 
GB  69–72 Sovereign II (2) RP25A BF195  A few RP25As had a socket for a mains PSU. 

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