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Electra Co. / Corp. (Masco); Cumberland, IN

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Name: Electra Co. / Corp. (Masco); Cumberland, IN    (USA)  
Abbreviation: electra
Products: Model types

Electra Corporation

Electra Company - Division of Masco Corp.
300 East County Line Riad, Cumberland, IN 46229 (1978)


Manufacturer of Bearcat scanners and converters. The name Bearcat was later used by Uniden. No connection to Bearcat from the 1920s.

Do not list Bearcat/Uniden items here!


In 1983 Electra closed their facilities in Indiana and relocated to Mexico.

This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  70 Little Tiger   VHF Converter, converts a VHF Frequency into the AM/MW Broadcast Band, several Xtals and V... 
USA  84 Bearcat Communication Receiver DX-1000   Communications receiver covering 10 kHz (nominal, 150 kHz usable) - 30 MHz , AM, USB/LSB, ... 
USA  70 Bearcat 8-Track Portable Scann. BC-E   Bearcat BC-E, 8-Track Portable Scanning Radio - Monitor; VHF Hi/Lo band scanner radio cart... 
USA  78 Bearcat 250 BC-250FB [Europe]   Electra Bearcat 250, BC-250FB; Digital programmable scanner with frequency counter, 50 cha... 
USA  70 Bearcat BC-III (BC-3) [L, H & U]   Electra Bearcat BC-III (BC-3); Scanner for 8 channels, each channel switchable, manual or... 
USA  70 Bearcat 101 BC-101   Bearcat 101, BC-101; Programmable 16 channels scanner, Coverage five bands: 30-50 MHz,... 
USA  78 Bearcat Scanner BC-210XL   18 Channels scan. 32-50 ,144-174, 420,46-450, 450-470, 470,0125-512 Mhz. 
USA  80 Bearcat Scanner Bearcat BC-220FB   20 Channels scan. 30-50 ,66-88, 118-136, 144-174, 420,45-470, 470,125-512,45 Mhz. 
USA  77 Bearcat Scanner BC-210   10 Channels scan. 32-50 ,146-174, 416-450, 450-512 Mhz. 
USA  79 Bearcat Scanner BC-220   20 Channels scan. 32-50 ,118-136, 144-174, 420,45-512,45 Mhz. 
USA  82 Bearcat 200   Eight Band Scanning Receiver. Low band Extended VHF range 2 meter amateur ... 
USA  75 FM Monitor Receiver Bearcat IV (4)   8 X-tal controlled channels scanner. 30 - 50 MHz, 146 - 174 MHz, 450 - 470 MHz,... 


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