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Shanghai 上海无线电厂 Shanghai Radio Factory, Shanghai (E)

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Name: Shanghai 上海无线电厂 Shanghai Radio Factory, Shanghai (E)    (PRC)  
Abbreviation: shanghWF
Products: Model types
Summary:

Shanghai Radio Factory, Shanghai (E) 上海无线电厂: Brands: Shanghai 上海, Dongfanghong 东方红, Weixing 卫星, Donghu 东湖.

Founded: 1953
History:

Shanghai Radio Factory, Shanghai (E) 上海无线电厂 traditional 上海無線電廠:

Shàng​hǎi ​上海: Shanghai is a municipal city in East China, abbr. to 滬|沪. As municipality it is directly under the central government, without being part of a province but its own government can be in a certain district, here it is Huáng​pǔ​ District 黄浦区, trad. 黃浦區 in central Shanghai.
无线电厂, trad. 無線電廠 = Wú​xiàn​diàn ​无线电 = Wireless (we call it Radio, because most used); Chǎng 厂 = Factory (yard / depot / workhouse / works / (industrial) plant​).

Brands:
Shanghai 上海. This was used by this factory (SRF) and Hankou Radio Factory (HRF).
Dongfanghong 东方红, English = "The East is red". Used by SRF and HRF.
Weixing 卫星, English = "Satellite". Used by HRF.
Donghu 东湖, English = "East Lake". Used by HRF.

History:

The Shanghai Radio Factory 上海无线电厂 was established in 1953 with this name. The factory is formerly also known as manufacturer of military receivers (~1950) like the model 222-1.
In 1957 it moved from Shanghai to Hankou (Wuhan City, Hubei Province) and was renamed as Hankou Radio Factory 汉口无线电厂. For radios then the brands Shanghai 上海, Dongfanghong 东方红, Weixing 卫星, Donghu 东湖 etc. were used.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
PRC  58 Xinshidai 新时代 104 / 552-7 6SA7GT  The model Gongli 公利 (engl. "public interest") 552-7 is also possible as mode... 
PRC  58 Gongli 公利 552-8 (105-109) 6SA7GT  The models Xinshidai 新时代 105, 106, 107, 108 and 109 share the same sc... 
PRC  58 Meiduo 美多 573 6А2П  This models Meiduo 美多 563-A and 573 have broadband 550 - 1600 kHz (187 - 545... 
PRC  58 Meiduo 美多 no number 6А2П  The Meiduo 美多 model hase broadband 550 - 1600 kHz (187 - 545 m) and SW 6- 18... 
PRC  58 Meiduo 美多 52AC 6А2П  The models Meiduo 美多 52AA (or 52 A-A), 52AB (52 A-B) and 52AC (52 A-C) have ... 
PRC  58 Meiduo 美多 662G-1-1 6SA7GT  The model Meiduo 美多 662G-1-1 has broadband 550 - 1600 kHz (187 - 545 m) and ... 
PRC  56 Gongli 公利 552-4 6SA7GT  For BRM July 1959, page 128 both, Gongli 552-4 and 552-5 share the same documentation and ... 
PRC  57 Xinshidai 新时代 101-A (552-6甲, 乙, 丙 6А2П  The 3 models Gongli 公利 552-6甲, (552-6A) 552-6乙 (552-6B) and 55... 
PRC  54 Shanghai 上海 354 1R5  The models Shanghai 354 (from January 1954), 355, 356 and 357 thare the same cabinet but h... 
PRC  55 Shanghai 上海 357 1R5  The models Shanghai 354 (from January 1954), 355, 356 and 357 thare the same cabinet but h... 
PRC  58 Meiduo 美多 Transistor Car Radio 2N40  The model Meiduo 美多 Transistor Car Radio has broadband 550 - 1600 kHz (187 -... 
PRC  58 Xinshidai 新时代 102 / 552-7A (557-2甲) 6SA7GT  The models Gongli 公利 (engl. "public interest") 102 and Xinshidai 新... 

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