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Electronics-Themed Comics
November 1953 Radio-Electronics

November 1953 Radio-Electronics

November 1953 Radio-Electronics Cover - RF Cafe[Table of Contents]

Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics. See articles from Radio-Electronics, published 1930-1988. All copyrights hereby acknowledged.

It's about time for a little joviality so here are the three technology-themed comics which appeared in the November 1953 issue of Radio-Electronics magazine. They cover a wide range of situations experienced by electronics types back in the day, including the fickleness of customers, an exaggeration of an explorer's unexpected discovery deep in a jungle, and the frustrated indignation of a parts supplier by the selective memory of a serviceman in need of replacement components. Enjoy!

Electronics-Themed Comics

Electronics-Themed Comics (page 86), November 1953 Radio-Electronics

"Now we can reach out much farther with our tom-toms"

Page 86

Electronics-Themed Comics (page 138), November 1953 Radio-Electronics

"You don't have to fix that. I never watch it."

Suggested by Jeanne De Good, Kansas City

Page 138

Electronics-Themed Comics (page 152), November 1953 Radio-Electronics

"So you want a Cl74B-horizontal locking range, a CR1N82 crystal mixer, a T114-horizontal oscillator frequency adjuster, but you can't remember the name of the set you want it for?"

Page 152

 

 

Posted October 27, 2020


These Technically−Themed Comics Appeared in Vintage Electronics Magazines. I personally scanned and posted every one from copies I own (and even colorized some).

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