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History of the manufacturer  

Herofon / Herophon (brand of Hede Nielsen)

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Name: Herofon / Herophon (brand of Hede Nielsen)    (DK)  
alternative name:
Hede Nielsen's Fabrikker A/S
Abbreviation: herofon

First brand of Hede Nielsen's Fabrikker A/S in Horsens. See also "Arena". 

Around 1928 start as Herophon, and ca. 1934 change to the colloquial spelling "Herofon".


Hede Nielsens Fabrikker was producing HEROFON radios from 1928 to appr. 1960. From 1955 Hede Nielsens Fabrikker started producing Arena radio and TV. Hede Nielsen was a front runner in the production of radio and TV in DK. In parallel Hede Nielsens continued to produce bycicles, industrial gasses (oxygen etc.) and tubes for transport of water and heat. Only the production of industrial gasses are still ongoing. A lot of products were produced for export

"Fredgaard Radio A/S, Frederiksborggade 12, K" was a retail shop in the center of Copenhagen, that has sold quite a lot of HEROFON devices in the good old days.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
DK  45 630AC 6K8   
DK  52/53 Bambino EG [Bakelit] UCH81  Lautsprecher 4 Ohm 
DK  55/56 Petite FM-FA UCC85  FB: range 75 to 190 meters for maritime services (fishery band).See also Herofon Petite FM... 
DK  56 Petite 56FM   KW(FB): Nur 1,6-4MHz für Seefunk. Ferritantenne drehbar. 
DK  59 Record FM-FO-2 UCC85  Gedruckte Schaltung. 
DK  52/53 Bambino EG [Holz] UCH81  Lautsprecher 4 Ohm. 
DK  39/40 950U 20D2   
DK  48 PB51 1R5  Frame aerial. Antena de cuadro, incorporada y extensible. 
DK  58 Record FM-FO-2-RG UCC85   
DK  59 EJ 1721 RG Serie A-58 UCC85   
DK  58 FO-1721-RG UCC85   
DK  58 FO-1717-RG UCC85   


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

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