Military radio, radar and avionics
- A.H SUPPLIES, Unit 12, Bankside Works, Darnall Road, Sheffield,
S9 5HA (0114-244 4278). Some military surplus radio and radar
items. Send two first-class stamps for latest list.
- AMERICAN CONNECTORS, Box 5397, Hialeah, FL 33014-1397, USA (00
1 305-362 5388, fax 00 1 305-362 5540). All kinds of military
- AN & VERKAUF ANTIKER TECHNIK, Ludwid-Wiegand-Strasse 27,
99518 Bad Salzuflen, Germany (00 49 36461-21214. Domestic and
military radio and telephone equipment, gramophones, records,
valves and old literature. Monday, Wednesday and Fridays 10.00-13.00
- ANCHOR SURPLUS, The Cattle Market, Nottingham, NG2 3GY (0115-986
4902, 864041, fax 0115-986 4667). Some ex-military radio equipment
from time to time, lots of other genuine military (non-radio)
- BACO, Kromhoutstraat 36-38, Ijmuiden, Netherlands (00 31 255-511612).
General military surplus place with a significant electronics
and communications section. Three stars, worth a visit.
- JOHN BIRKETT, 25 The Strait, Lincoln, LN2 1JF (01522-520767).
Occasional military surplus radio and telephone items.
- CENTRE ELECTRONICS, 345 Stockfield Road, Yardley, Birmingham,
B25 8JP (0121-706 0261). Open Thursday-Saturday. Communications
receivers and other military equipment, valves, manuals.
- COLOMOR ELECTRONICS Ltd., Unit 5, Huffwood Trading Estate, Bookers
Road, Billingshurst, RH14 9RZ (01403-786559, fax 01403-786560).
- COMPAERO (http://www.compaero.com/)
Military-type connectors of all kinds.
- CORKE AERO, Box 24, Boston, PE22 7EY. (tel/fax 01205-750101,
mobile 0831 553271), http://www.corke-aero.co.uk/,
Multipole connectors, aircraft radio equipment.
- E2 ELECTRONIC ENTERPRISES, 131 Gibson Street, Parry Sound, Ontario,
Canada, P2A 1X8 (00 1 705-746-1376, fax 00 1 705-746-1570). Advertises
as specialising in military surplus radios (buy, sell, trade,
service) and in No. 19 sets in particular.
- ELECTRONIQUE DIFFUSION : 15, rue de Rome, F-59100 Roubaix, France
(00 33 3-2070 2342, fax 00 33 3-2070 3846). Old and modern components,
occasionally some radio surplus, tubes etc. Catalogue available,
free booklets from time to time. This company has other stores
in France, located in Malakoff, Gentilly, Lille, Lyon, Dunkerque,
Arras, Rouen, Valenciennes, Lunel and Douai. The most interesting
stores regarding radio surplus are the following ones, located
near Paris and close to each other: 43, rue Victor Hugo, F-92240
Malakoff (00 33 1-4657 6833, fax 00 33 1-4657 2740) also 137,
Av. Paul Vaillant Couturier, F-92240 Gentilly (00 33 1-4735 1930,
fax 00 33 1-4985 9178). Radio surplus, surplus components and
lots of test gears. Catalogue available from time to time.
- FAIR RADIO SALES CO., Box 1105, 1016 E. Eureka Street, Lima,
OH 45802, USA. Commercial and military radio, also surplus equipment,
- F.C. LANE ELECTRONICS Ltd, Slinfold Lodge, Slinfold, Horsham,
RH13 7RE (01403-790267, fax 01403-790849). Specialises in obsolete
multipole connectors and has taken over the manufacture of some
ranges, e.g. Plessy Company.
- G.W.M. RADIO, 40/42 Portland Road, Worthing, Sussex (01903-34897).
Some military radio equipment and testgear.
- I.C.P. (Interconnexions Composants Professionnels), 63 rue de
Coulommes, Boite Postale 12, F-77860 Qunicy-Voisins, France (00
33 1-6004 0424, fax 00 33 1-6004 4533). Radio surplus, receivers
and transmitters (military and other), modern and old components,
tubes, manuals, test equipment, catalogue available (price 30
- Bob McKOWEN, 215 S. Ave. C., Washington, Iowa 52353, USA (00
1 319-653 5776, fax 00 1 319-653 2548). GF/RU rigs, accessories,
mounts, (some NOS), lots of IFF, Radar, Intercom, etc. His prices
- M&B RADIO, 86 Bishopsgate Street, Leeds, LS1 4BB (0113-243
5649, fax 0113-242 6881). Military and ex-broadcast equipment.
They have a warehouse nearby for the larger equipment.
- METHODICAL ENGINEERS LTD, Manor Trading Estate, 4/6 Armstrong
Road, Benfleet, SS7 4PW (01268-792681, fax 01268-795375). Large
stocks of military surplus connectors and other vital oddments.
- MILITARY MARKETING Inc., USA (00 1 770-729-9315 or 00 1 800-619
0900 for ordering). Old military radio equipment.
- MILITARY MARKETPLACE, 3643 East River Road, Bainbridge, GA 31717,
USA (00 1 912-243 0430). Radio equipment, manuals and general
- William A. PERRY, 92 Beechwood Road (Rear), Louisville, KY,
40207, USA (00 1 502-893 8724). Amphenol and Bendix connectors
- P.M. QUAKKELSTEIN, Westhavenplaats 28, 3131 BT Vlaardingen (near
Rotterdam), Netherlands (00 31 10-4344523). _Several US military
sets of post-WWII vintage in the window boded well. Inside, the
friendly proprietor, one assumes Mr. Quakkelstein himself, presided
over one of those places crowded with shelves and bays with almost
no place to walk. Contents ranged from RT-68s to a _modern _ 1kW
SSB ship _s transceiver, but mostly odd parts, components, tank
coils, tubes, etc., etc. Once again, three stars, worth the visit.
- RADIO-RESEARCH INSTRUMENT Co., Inc., 584 North Main Street,
Waterbury, CT 06704-3506, USA (00 1 203-753 5840). _Their catalog
is a wonder to behold. They have all kinds of radar stuff including
manuals for the SCR-584.
- The SIGNAL CORPS (Sam Heverer, W8KBF), 3583 Everett Road, Richfield,
OH 44286-9723, USA (00 1 216-659 3244). Illustrated 50-page catalogue
of WW II military radio sets $5 foreign post paid, refunded on
- Helmut SINGER ELEKTRONIK, Feldchen 16-24, D-52070 Aachen, Germany
(+49 241-15 53 15).
- SUD AVENIR RADIO, 21 Boulevard de l'Independance, F-13012 Marseille,
France (00 33 4-9166 0589, fax 000 33 4-9106 1980). Old and modern
radio surplus (military and other...), receivers, transmitters,
tubes and components.
- VIDEO DISPLAY, INC., Atlanta, GA, USA (00 1 800-241 5005). CRT
rebuilders. Most of their business is the CRTs in airport displays,
ATM machines, and bowling alley displays. The division here does
the above listed tubes, but there is a division in Pennsylvania
that does _entertainment _ type CRTs. This includes colour, black
and white, and the high intensity lamps for big-screen _projection
_ TV sets. They stock many CRTs, but are more than willing to
rebuild one that they do not have on hand.
- Jim WILLIAMS AND SONS SURPLUS, Rear 330 Main Street, Dickson
City, PA 18519, USA (00 1 717-383-1295). "We specialise in military
radios and related communications equipment, both used and government
- VTH, Postfach 2274, D-76492 Baden Baden, Germany (00 49 7221-50870,
fax 00 49 7221-508752). Publishes acclaimed series of books on
East German and Russian military radio equipment.
- The WIRELESS WORKSHOP (Jim Cookson), Fen Hill, Hall Common Road,
Ludham, NR29 5NU (01692-630285), meticulous restoration of military
and communications receivers, vintage radio, gramophones and jukeboxes.