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überarbeitet am 25.12.2007

In 1951, Swiss Army changed to a designation scheme for their telecommunications equipment, a few older sets still in use even got renamed to the newer naming scheme:
EReceiver
SETransceiver
STransmitter
PDirection finding equipment
RMicrowave communications
001-099Aeronautical station, on aircraft
100-199Small personal set (walkie talkie)
200-299Portable radio station
300-399Mobile wireless station
400-499Motorized wireless station
500-599Radio Transmitter
600-699Receiver
700-799Direction Finding Equipment
900-999Microwave communications equipment

Receiving equipment

E-600 Autophon
All Wave Receiver E39
(1939/41):
100 kHz - 60 MHz, AM;
mains or battery operation using vibrator unit
E39
E-601 Zellweger
All Wave Receiver E41
(1943/46):
100 kHz - 60 MHz, AM;
mains or battery operation using external mains power supply
E41
E-602 Autophon
All Wave Receiver E44
(1945/51):
100 kHz - 37 MHz, AM;
mains or battery operation using external mains power supply
E44
E-603 Autophon
Alarm Signal Receiver E45
(194x):
100 kHz - 37 MHz, AM;
Alarm Signal Receiver for use of Air Force / Anti-Aircraft Troops
E45
E-606 Velectra
Transistorized Receiver E-606
(1966):
L M K1, K2, U; AM, FM(UKW);
portable radio using mains power supply, mainly found in command posts and shelters of civil proctection services used for listening to official informations distributed over national radio channels.
E606
E-627 Autophon
Short Wave Receiver E-627
(1952/56):
1,5 - 32 MHz, AM, CW, SSB(BFO);
mains power supply, optional external vibrator power supply for battery operation
E-627
E-628 Autophon
VHF-Receiver E-628
(1955/58):
20 - 180 MHz, AM,FM;
mains power supply, optional external vibrator power supply for battery operation
E-628
E-629 Collins
Communications Receiver 51J-4
(1956):
0,5 - 30,5 MHz, AM, CW, SSB(BFO);
mains power supply
E-627
E-630 Rohde & Schwarz
ESM-180
(1960?):
30 - 180 MHz, AM, CW(BFO), FM;
mains power supply
 
E-631 Rohde & Schwarz
ESM-300
(1956):
85 - 300 MHz, AM, CW(BFO), FM;
mains power supply
 
E-645 Siemens
Communications Receiver E311b1
(1959):
1,5 - 30,1 MHz, AM, CW, SSB;
mains power supply
E-627
E-649 Watkins Johnson
Surveillance Receiver WJ-521A-3
:(ca. 1970)
Surveillance Receiver, SW / VHF
20 - 80 MHz, analog film dial and optional DRO-290A-1 digital frequency display using Nixie tubes; AM, CW, FM; integrated panoramic display;
used by "Funkpolizei", the miltary radiocommunications surveillance.
E-655 Racal
Communications Receiver RA-1217
(1965):
1 - 30 MHz, AM, CW, SSB;
mains power supply
RA-1217
E-657 Telefunken
Communications Receiver E1501
(1982):
10 kHz - 30 MHz, AM, CW, LSB/USB;
mains power supply
E-627
E-658 Rohde & Schwarz
Communications Receiver EK 070
(1979):
10 kHz - 30 MHz, AM, CW, LSB/USB;
30 memories
 
E-6xx AEG - Telefunken
E1800 / E1800A
(1987 / 1993):
10 kHz - 30 MHz, AM, CW, USB/LSB;
100 Speicher, RS232
 
E-6xx AEG - Telefunken (DASA)
E2000
(1995):
300 Hz - 30 MHz, AM, CW, USB/LSB;
"Blackbox" - receiver, fully computer controlled
 
Further informations on Swiss Army Equipment and images are very welcome, thanks in advance!