Forgot Password? Bureaucrats, vintage equipment and a visit to Radio Moscow make Russian radio a vacation to remember. Ah, the hobby of Amateur Radio! How many fond memories do you have of time spent exploring the many aspects of this hobby?
Lavina M Radio Transceiver. The Russian Lavina Lawina M transceiver is a and 80 Meter CW transceiver, made for novice level amateur radio field use in the former Soviet Union in and later. The frequency coverage is KHz and KHz. As originally supplied, the radio came with a leatherette carrying satchel, a key, headphones, an AC line cord, a DC patch cord, a grounding stake, an antenna consisting of a number of aluminum rods, and a rather strange thick phenolic plate which is intended as an operating desk, and contains a slide-in bracket into which a key could be affixed as well as a set of four twist-lock pointed rods which act as legs.. There is also a protective front cover, which affixes to two knob-like clips on either side, but my example did not come with one, nor did it include the antenna sections or the key. Presumably, some sort of instruction manual was also furnished.
Ed revealed and relived what Ham radio life was like for him and all the Hams in the USSR under the totally controlling, violent and corrupt Communist regime. Many of his disclosures and photos, including personal stories, were being made public for the first time. Stunning and shocking, with the KGB always looming over Ed and his activies. An amazing glimpse of how Ed, one of the very few Russian speaking Ham radio operators in the U.