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May 1969 Electronics World

May 1969 Electronics World

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Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics. See articles from Electronics World, published May 1959 - December 1971. All copyrights hereby acknowledged.

Are you old enough to remember when Reader Service Cards were inserted into the binding of magazines? They were the old world version of website URLs and QR (quick response) scan codes. Each advertisement in the magazine had a Reader Service Number printed on it, so you would take your pen and draw circles around the matching numbers on the Reader Service card, then mail it to the publisher. Sometimes it would take months to get information in return - if you got it at all. A typical Reader Service Card is shown below. Look at the bottom of the Poly Paks ad to see "Circle No. 96 on Reader Service Card."

Electronics-Themed Comics

Reader Service Card, May 1969 Electronics World - RF Cafe

Reader Service Card

Poly Paks Advertisement - RF Cafe

Poly Paks Ad with Reader Service number at the bottom

 

 

Posted February 15, 2018

These Technically-Themed Comics Appeared in Vintage Electronics Magazines:

 

Windfreak Technologies PCB Directory (Manufacturers)
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