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The Hobbyist - Electronics Comics
April 1967 Popular Electronics

April 1967 Popular Electronics

April 1967 Popular Electronics Cover - RF CafeTable of Contents

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.

Here are a few comical, uh, comics from the April 1967 edition of Popular Electronics depicting the perception of techies during the era. Things really haven't changed much. Popular Electronics went out of print in 1985 after a 31 year run.

The Hobbyist

as seen by Walt Miller

Popular Electronics Reader - RF Cafe
"Come on, Ed, I'll show you how to make an oscilloscope out of your TV set."


Antique Collector - RF Cafe
"It was a real buy ... 29 cents a pound."


HiFi Enthusiast - RF Cafe
" ... and two 36-inch tweeters."

 


Cabinet Maker - RF Cafe


Kit Builder - RF Cafe
"I'm getting closer to the trouble ... I've got it playing three minutes before the fuse blows."

 

 

Posted July 18, 2012

These Technically-Themed Comics Appeared in Vintage Electronics Magazines:

ERZIA (RF amplifiers, wireless, communications) - RF Cafe ConductRF Precision RF Test Cables - RF Cafe
Rohde & Schwarz USA (RF Component Pocket Guide) - RF Cafe Antenna Test Lab - RF Cafe
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