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Krasny Oktyabr Works, Baran, Belarus

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Name: Krasny Oktyabr Works, Baran, Belarus    (SU)  
Abbreviation: krasny-okt
Products: Model types Others

"Krasny Oktyabr" (Red October) Works, Baran, Belarus. manufacturer of military radio equipments and many models radio transceivers for special service R-392, R-148, "Viola". Portable radio transceiver for SU secret service "Kaira", R-838, 861, 855A.

Founded: 1873
Production: 1952 -
1873 - established nail-wire factory.
1918 - company nationalize.
1921 - factory named in "Krasny Oktyabr".
1952 - start radio equipments. One of products - tube radio "Iskra".
1967 - beginning of monolithic IC production for radio transceivers (R-855-UM).
1984 - many transceivers models for Navy, Air forces starting.
1984 - start producibled radio transceivers with remote control "Viola - AD".
1991 - manufakturer rename in "Lyos". Now it is Unitary Works "Lyon", Belarus.
1996 - radio comunication system Rosa-T.
2000 - digital radio station "Tsyphra" atc.

This manufacturer was suggested by Zenonas Langaitis.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
SU  80 Aktinija R-861 {Р-861}   AM, CW aircraft emergency transceiver. Built-in CW key, possible auto SOS signal. Five fix... 


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

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