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World Radio Laboratories (WRL), (Globe Electronics); Council Bluffs, IA

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Name: World Radio Laboratories (WRL), (Globe Electronics); Council Bluffs, IA    (USA)  
Abbreviation: worldradio
Products: Model types

World Radio Laboratories (WRL), 3415 W. Broadway, Council Bluffs, Iowa (after WWII). Manufacturer of ham radio kits like amplifiers. Owned and founded as "Wholesale Radio Laboratories" by Leo Meyerson, WØGFQ in 1935.

Company history taken from "1953, the company name was changed to WRL Electronics, and then to Globe Electronics in 1956. In 1959, the company was sold to Textron. Meyerson continued in the retail radio business with World Radio, and then got back into manufacturing with Galaxy Electronics in 1962."

Founded: 1935
Closed: 1959
Production: 1935 - 1959

This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  63 Globe Atlas 2kW 572A  Amplifier for the 80m, 40m and 20m amateur bands. Complies with old FCC 1000W DC input rul... 
USA  61 Globe V-10 6BH8  The V-10 consists basically of a seven band, electrically, mechanically and thermally stab... 
USA  59 WRL UM-1 6U8  45W universal modulator (kit) for amplitude modulation transmitters (up to 100W ... 
USA  61 HG-303 6CL6  The HG-303 is a crystal controlled (option for external VFO) five band 75 watts CW am... 
USA  59 6 Meter Converter 6-PMC 6U8  The Globe Electronics 6 meter converters provide the amateur with a highly stable and low ... 
USA  61 Q-Multiplier SS3   The WRL SS3 Q-Multiplier boosts signals on any receiver with an IF of 455 KHz. It was avai... 
USA  59–61 Speech Booster FCL-1   The Globe FCL-1 Speech Booster is a peak limiting audio preamp. 
USA  62 Preamplifier DB-68 6DJ8  The WRL DB-68 is a preamplifier and preselector for 6 to 80 meters in six bands. 
USA  66 Duo-Bander 84 6GX6  The WRL Duo-Bander 84 is a SSB transceiver operating on the 40 and 80 meter amateur bands ... 
USA  61 Tech Ceiver-6 TC-6   The WRL TC-6 Tech Ceiver-6 is a transceiver, operating on the 6 meter band with one w... 
USA  59–61 Scout Deluxe SD-75A 6146  The Globe Scout Deluxe SD-75A the amatuer bands from 80-6 meters with 90 watt CW and 75 wa... 
USA  55 Globe Tenna Meter TM-1   Antennentestgerät zum Messen des relativen Stehwellenverhältnisses und der relativen Se... 


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

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