by Josh Rovero, KK1D
Last updated: January 26, 2013
The Hammarlund SP-210-LX is an 18-tube, single conversion superhet receiver. It covers 0.1-0.4 and 2.5-20 MHz in 5 bands. The radio and cabinet weigh a mere 73 pounds (33 kg) while the separate power supply adds another 57 to 61 pounds.
Cabinet version of the Hammarlund SP210, from the cover of a marketing booklet.
SuperPros at War! (Well, Cold War, with the emphasis on cold). Recent (1950!) photo of Airman J.C. Stott, AC5ZT, tending to two SuperPro and two Navy RBA receivers at the Narsarssuak, Greenland, USAF base.Francesco Piva's Hammarlund Super Pro page. He has a number of other interesting older receiver's under the Hobby heading of his home page.
Check out Rich Post's restoration of a R-129/U SP-200 variant. Rich also has photos of a BC-779-A produced by Howard Radio for Hammarlund.
Eberhard Hewicker's BC-779-A. Here is the full size image. Eberhard has also created modern schematic drawings, which can be found on the Technical Data page.
Additional BC-779 images from Google Image Search