Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics. See articles
from Popular Electronics,
published October 1954 - April 1985. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged.
Given that this is the
afternoon of the last workday of 2017, this is a good time to kick back and enjoy a couple more
electronics-themed comics from vintage Popular Electronics magazines. RF
Cafe officially does not recommend that anyone try using the temporary solution for a
too-short antenna cable shown in the one comic.
Comics with an Electronics Theme
"Get out the wild rice, Mary! Another one just came in on
the beam. "
December 1973 Popular Electronics Comic (p16)
"Do you mean it will be Monday before you can buy more lead-in
December 1973 Popular Electronics Comic (p77)
Posted December 29, 2017
These Technically−Themed Comics Appeared in Vintage Electronics Magazines.
I personally scanned and posted every one from copies I own (and even colorized
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