Frans discovers a RACAL receiver in “Golda”

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Frans Goddijn, who writes:

Dear Thomas,

Recently I watched the film “Golda” (

There are quite a few RACAl receivers in the film and I will send you a few screen snapshots!

Best regards,


Thank you for sharing these screen shots, Frans! What a gorgeous radio!

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5 thoughts on “Frans discovers a RACAL receiver in “Golda”

  1. Walt

    I once owned this Racal model. The tuning wheel was as smooth silk compared to the clunkiness of the R390A which I owned at the same time. A beautiful receiver and equal performer to the Collins.


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