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Drake, R.L. Miamisburg, Ohio

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Name: Drake, R.L. Miamisburg, Ohio    (USA)  
Abbreviation: drake
Summary:

R.L. Drake; Miamisburg, Ohio: [Info Eilert Menke] Founded by Robert "Bob" Drake in 1943 in Miamisburg, Ohio, changing to Franklin in November 1996. Drake had a very good name for amateur equipment. The Drake Radio Mfg. Co. from before WW2 had nothing to do with this company. In 2004 R.L. Drake is still active in the Sat-TV-market.

History:


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  74 TR-4C 6EA8  SSB/CW/AM-transceiver for 80-10m HAM-bands, TX-input (supply) 300 watts, TX-output (RF) 10... 
USA  73–79 R-4C 6BZ6  1 IC, 7 diodes. Triple conversion. 80 to 10 meters HAM-bands plus fifteen additional 500 K... 
USA  67–73 R-4B 6BZ6  Triple conversion. 80 to 10 meters HAM-bands plus ten additional 500 KHz ranges, AM/CW/SSB... 
USA  69 SPR-4   Double conversion, AM/CW/LSB/USB, preselector, notch filter. Continuous coverage with... 
USA  71–77 Maritime Reserve Receiver RR-1   Maritime commincations receiver, covers all maritime bands and 4 additional 500 kHz segmen... 
USA  81–83 R-7A   Coverage 10 kHz - 30 MHz, AM, USB / LSB, CW; R-7 with factory installed additional boards... 
USA  95–97 R-8A   am/usb/lsb, passband tuning, notch filter, improved version of the R-8 with direct pushbu... 
USA  76–78 SSR-1   ICs: 2Continuous coverage 500 kHz - 30 MHz, AM, USB/LSB, preselector. Triple Conversion Wa... 
USA  94 World Band Shortwave Receiver SW8 [Model Revised 1996 to include Long-Wave]   The Drake SW8 is a portable communications receiver covering 100 to 30,000 kHz in AM, US... 
USA  70 Wattmeter W-4   Wattmeter für Kurzwelle mit Stromwandler; vier Messbereiche: 200 W/2000 W, jeweils Vorlauf... 
USA  57/58 1-A [very early, no WWV-band] 6DC6  coverage 80 - 10m ham bands, LSB/USB; optional external speaker; difference to later var... 
USA  58/59 1-A 6BZ6  covers 80 - 10m ham bands + WWV, LSB/USB; internal speaker on rear, internal crystal cali... 

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