A tribute to the Heathkit electronic kit age. Revisit your favorite hi-fi, amateur radio, test equipment and other kits.
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Welcome to The Heathkit Virtual Museum, a tribute to the Heathkit era—a time when building electronic kits was a favorite pastime for many electronics hobbyists. This commemorative virtual showcase takes you back to the Heathkit age which began in the late 1940's and lasted through the early 1990's. Revisit your favorite kits and experience once again that excitement of building your first kit—and the hope that the equipment would work the first time you turned on the power.

"A Heathkit Story (Past & Present)" provides interesting details about the journey that Heathkit has taken over the years through its mergers, acquisitions and sell-offs. This information first appeared in the Heathkit Owners and Collectors List at <HEATH@LISTSERV.TEMPE.GOV> and has been reproduced here courtesy of author Randy Kaeding, K8TMK, one of the hams still at Heathkit.

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Heathkit Educational Systems Appreciation and acknowledgement is given to Heathkit Educational Systems for their support and permission to use the Heathkit logo.
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