Welcome to the HERC archive

The HERC archive is a repository of radio and electronics related files kept in one place to make them easy to access for club members.

If you have a file that you would like to contribute to the archive or have a question or suggestion, please contact the HERC archive manager, or club secretary Gordon Sweet (M3HXY).

You will also find a selection of useful links available from the the external resources link above in the navigation bar.


Steve, HERC archive manager.

Interested in becoming a member of the Hastings and Electronics Radio Club? To find out more, visit our offical RSGB site at http://herc-hastings.org.uk/

Archive Sections

The archive contains manuals for a great many different makes and models of radio plus quite a few modifications for various radios as well. You can access the relevant section by clicking on the manufacturers link below. A heartfelt thanks goes to Chris (G1TBO) for providing the vast majority of files found in the archive.

ADI Albrecht Alinco
AOR Drake Heathkit
Icom Kenwood Motorola
Other Realistic/RadioShack Sangean
Storno Uniden/Bearcat Yaesu


The Hastings and Electronics Radio Club also has a nice collection of video tape recorded movies which have been kindly converted to digital format. You can view these classic nostalgic amateur radio movies from the HERC video page.

If you experience difficulty in downloading or opening a file, perhaps due to corruption, please let us know and we will be happy to remedy the problem. You may also have a manual that you would like to submit and add to the archive, if so please submit it to us using the link on the main navigation bar above.