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Sideband Engineers Inc.; Rancho Santa Fe (CA)

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Name: Sideband Engineers Inc.; Rancho Santa Fe (CA)    (USA)  
alternative name:
Abbreviation: sideband
Products: Model types

Sideband Engineers (SBE); Rancho Santa Fe, California.
Production of mobile HAM equipments with latest transistor technology and advanced design.

Founded: 1962
Production: 1963 -
Mr. Faust Gonsett, founded the company Sideband Engineers in 1962.

Faust Gonsett, who spelled his name with two T's, was also the founder of Gonset, Inc.

This manufacturer was suggested by Otmar Jung.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  66 SB-34 12DQ7  Frequency ranges: 80 m: 3.775 MHz - 4.025 MHz 40 m: 7.050 MHz - 7.300 MHz 20 m: 1... 
USA  63 SB-33 12DQ7  The SBE SB-33 is a SSB transceiver covering the 80 (3.8-4.0 MHz), 40 (7.15-7.35 MHz), 20 (... 
USA  66 Linear Amplifier SB-2LA 6JE6  Designed primarily for use with the SB-34 SSB-Transceiver. Peak power input up to 1000W. 


Further details for this manufacturer by the members (rmfiorg):

SBE advertising depicting Faust Gonsett introducing his new company, Sideband Engineers.tbn_us_sbe_1963_full_page_ad.jpg
SBE full page ad from the July 1966 issue of QST showing the relationship between SBE and Raytheon.tbn_us_sbe_full_page_ad_1966.jpg