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It all began in 1969 with two men in a cellar. 
They saw a market for their 
skills in designing amplifiers 
for test applications.

1970Distribution expands into Europe.

1972Moved out of Shep’s cellar to a small storefront property.

1973AR moves to new headquarters at 160 School House Rd. in Souderton, PA.

1976AR introduces first 10,000 watt tube amplifier
(10 kHz – 100 MHz).

1988First 100 watt solid-state, 100-1000 MHz instantaneous bandwidth amplifier built.

2001AR expands its capabilities into amplifier modules & customized systems with the acquisition of Kalmus in WA, now AR Modular RF.

2003First 10,000 watt 100 kHz – 250 MHz solid-state amplifier.

2008AR Europe is launched with AR United Kingdom,
AR France, AR Benelux and now AR GmbH.

2012First production 16,000 watt solid state amplifier to 225 MHz.

2013AR breaks ground for 10,000 square feet addition to provide capabilities to manufacture and test high-power amplifiers in excess of 100 kW.

2015First 50,000 watt solid-state amplifier produced.