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Hankou 汉口无线电厂 Hankou Radio Factory; Hankou

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Name: Hankou 汉口无线电厂 Hankou Radio Factory; Hankou    (PRC)  
Abbreviation: hankouRF
Products: Model types
Summary:

Hankou Radio Factory; Hankou 汉口无线电厂: Brands: Dongfanghong 东方红; Donghu 东湖; Shanghai 上海; Weixing 卫星; Wuhan 武汉 / 武漢; Yuancheng 远程 / 遠程.

Founded: 1957
History:

Hankou Radio Factory; Hankou 汉口无线电厂traditional 漢口無線電廠:

Hankou (simplified Chinese: 汉口; traditional Chinese: 漢口; pinyin: Hànkǒu; Wade-Giles: Hankow) was one of the three cities the merging of which formed modern-day Wuhan, the capital of the Hubei province, China. It stands north of the Han and Yangtze Rivers where the Han falls into the Yangtze. Hankou is connected by bridges to its former sister cities Hanyang (between Han and Yangtze) and Wuchang (on the south side of he Yangtze). Hankou is the main port of Hubei province. The Hubei province (Hupeh) is in central China, abbr. 鄂, capital Wuhan 武漢|武汉.

The manufacturer is also called Hubeisheng Hankou Radio Factory; Hankou 湖北省汉口无线电厂 or Hubei Hankou Radio Factory: Hankou 湖北省汉口无线电厂.

Brands:
Dongfanghong 东方红 / 東方紅, English: "The East is red".
Donghu 东湖, English: "East Lake".
Shanghai 上海, English: Shanghai City.
Weixing 卫星, English: Satellite.
Wuhan 武汉 / 武漢, English: Wuhan City.
Yuancheng 远程 / 遠程, English: "long distance".

History:

In 1953, Shanghai Radio Factory 上海无线电厂 was etablished. 1957 it moved from Shanghai to Hankou (Wuhan City, Hubei Province) and was renamed to Hankou Radio Factory 汉口无线电厂.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
PRC  55 Dongfanghong 东方红 723 6BE6  The model Dongfanghong 723 receives broadcast band 550 - 1600 kHz and SW 3.8 - 7.6 MHz (39... 
PRC  57 Shanghai 上海 724 6А2П  The model Shanghai 724 receives broadcast band and two SW bands. 
PRC  57 Yuancheng 9-Tube 6BA6  The top model coil revolvers and RF stage plus 3 IF filters is called Yuancheng - without ... 
PRC  58 Weixing 卫星 31 [case 3] 6А2П  The three tube Weixing 31 receives broadcast band 550 - 1600 kHz only - with one IF filter... 
PRC  58 Weixing 卫星 31 [case 4] 6А2П  The three tube Weixing 31 receives broadcast band 550 - 1600 kHz only - with one IF filter... 
PRC  58 Weixing 卫星 31 [case 5] 6А2П  The three tube Weixing 31 receives broadcast band 550 - 1600 kHz only - with one IF filter... 
PRC  55 Wuhan 武汉 (武漢) 533 6А2П  The Wuhan 533 receives broadcast band 520 - 1600 kHz and SW 6 - 16 MHz. You may find tw... 
PRC  58 Weixing 卫星 31 [case 6] 6А2П  The three tube Weixing 31 receives broadcast band 550 - 1600 kHz only - with one IF filter... 
PRC  58 Weixing 卫星 61-C 6А2П  The Weixing 61-C receives broadcast band 520 - 1600 kHz and SW 3.8 - 7.6 MHz (39 - 79 m) a... 
PRC  58 Dongfanghong 东方红 81-Y 6Ж1П  The Dongfanghong 81-Y receives broadcast band 520 - 1600 kHz and 5 SW bands: 3.9 - 7.6 MHz... 
PRC  60/61 Weixing 卫星 31 6А2П  Model Weixing 卫星 31 (Satellite) has the following key features 主Š... 
PRC  59/60 Dongfanghong 东方红 802-Y 6J1  The model Dongfanghong 东方红 802-Y receives in 6 bands: broadcast band... 

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