Swan Engineering, began as a one man operation with Herbert G. Johnson, W6QKI, building the first ten single sideband (SSB) transceivers in a garage in Benson, Arizona during the winter of 1960-1961.

Swan merged with Cubic Corporation in 1967 and Johnson continued managing the Swan Electronics subsidiary until 1973.

Johnson founded his second company, Atlas Radio, in 1974.

Swan Electronics Corp.
Benson Arizona

Swan Electronics a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation (1968)
Oceanside, CA