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Moscow TEMP Radio Works/Plant (ex-Moselektrik); Moskow

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Name: Moscow TEMP Radio Works/Plant (ex-Moselektrik); Moskow    (SU)  
Abbreviation: moscowtemp
Products: Model types Others

Current name, "TEMP State-owned Enterprise", was acquired by late 1970s. From 1932 to 1964 this factory was known by the name "Orjonikidze Moscow Radio Works", and from 1935 till 1946 as "Orjonikidze Moscow Radio Works No. 203".

Factory was relocated from Peterburg in February, 1918, and the first of its names in Moscow were "The First Governmental Electromechanical Plant" in 1918-1925 (see: moscmemz) and "Moselektrik" in 1925-1932 (see: moselektri).

Firstly named "The first govermental elektromechanical plant" (see MEMZ Nr.1)(moscow-el), secondly - Moscow radio plant "Temp", finely name - Moscow industrial union "Temp", see "moscowtemp".

Founded: 1918

First civil production from 1926 were crystal sets from P-2 to P-7 followed by 2-tube audion receiver RPL-2. TRF receivers were in production in 1930-1935 (ECHS series, SI-235). Starting 1935 the factory switched completely to military radios, primarily for tanks and air force. Relocated to Sarapoul (near Izhevsk, Udmurtia) in November, 1941, this Moscow factory gave birth to "Orjonikidze Sarapoul Radio Works No. 203" where military radios only have been manufactured till 1946. Moscow factory reinstated its production in 1946 sharing it now between military radios and civil models like "Rodina" and "Vesna" cheaper receivers. Famous for its moderately priced KVN-49 TV set which became very popular in post-war USSR.

For 80 years "TEMP" MOSCOW RADIO PLANT has been specializing in manufacture of radio devices. The Plants last generation products are the following: Aircraft automatic radiocompasses which ensure flight enroute and approach for landing procedure; FM radiocompasses which provide aircraft to aircraft approach including in-flight refueling procedure and search of people suffering distress in emergency Aircraft; receiver-display units operating with both Russian (GLONASS), and foreign (NAVSTAR) signals of satellite navigating systems; Emergency radio stations for providing bidirectional communication between aircrew in distress and rescue team.

This manufacturer was suggested by Zenonas Langaitis.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
SU  66–70 Earphone ТМ-2М    
SU  64 Sokol akkumulator, battery 8,4 V 7Д-0.115-Ч1.1    
SU  75–78 Sokol - Сокол 308 [OIRT] ГТ313  Sokol 308 mit OIRT FM-Band 65,8-73 MHz, hergestellt im "TEMP Radio Works" in Moskau. Ve... 
SU  84 Sokol - Сокол 407    
SU  82–84 Sokol - Сокол 109   Sokol 109 - Сокол 109; 4 FM presets. Signal meter. Dial light. DIN terminals. 
SU  88 Sokol - Сокол 310    
SU  63 Сокол Sokol [round dial] П422  With round dial scale. See the similar model with different case and linear dial scale. 
SU  67 Sokol {Сокол} 3    
SU  50–57 Moskvič - Москвич V - В [variant 3] 6А10С  One model name and same case design at all time. In time varied only picture on radio scal... 
SU  65 Sokol {Сокол} 2 П422  Coverage MW and SW 25-49 m. 
SU  63 Convair 800   A UK market version of the c. 1963 USSR Sokol 7 transistor radio built at the Moscow TEMP ... 
SU  28–30 RPL-2 {РПЛ-2} МИКРО  Made by MOSELEKTRIK Works (early name of Moscow TEMP). Coverage 270-1800 meters in 4 range... 


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

Moscow Radio Plant "Temp" logo.tbn_su_moskradplanttemp_logo.jpg
Moscow industrial union "TEMP" logo.tbn_su_moskinduniontemp_logo.jpg
Thanks for Első Zalai Rádiómúzeum Alapítvány (, First Zala County Radio Museum Foundation, Hungary, Zalaegerszeg.tbn_su_moscowtemp_sokol403_logo.jpg