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January 1958 Radio Electronics

January 1958 Radio-Electronics

January 1958 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.

If you appreciate good humor, then you'll appreciate these electronics-themed comics from the January 1958 edition of Radio-Electronics. Their themes are representative of situations common in the era - like TV repairman woes and men obsessed over electronics gadgets while ignoring their wives. Not that there are rarely ever any comics in today's electronics magazines, but if there were, they likely would poke fun at Oblivion texters and depict fathers being made to look like fools by their disrespectful kids for not knowing how to program a Roku player.

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Comic from 1958 Radio-Electronics Magazine (January page 50) - RF Cafe

"You're pulling in a strong station from Australia, mam."
Page 50

 

Comic from 1958 Radio-Electronics Magazine (January page 53) - RF Cafe

"You know our motto, sir. We fix the set in your home or no charge."
Page 53

 

Comic from 1958 Radio-Electronics Magazine (January page 143) - RF Cafe

"Didn't work this time, did it?"
Page 143

 

 

Posted October 26, 2022
(updated from original post on 2/12/2015)


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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Kirt Blattenberger - RF Cafe Webmaster

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Kirt Blattenberger,

BSEE | KB3UON

RF Cafe began life in 1996 as "RF Tools" in an AOL screen name web space totaling 2 MB. Its primary purpose was to provide me with ready access to commonly needed formulas and reference material while performing my work as an RF system and circuit design engineer. The World Wide Web (Internet) was largely an unknown entity at the time and bandwidth was a scarce commodity. Dial-up modems blazed along at 14.4 kbps while tying up your telephone line, and a nice lady's voice announced "You've Got Mail" when a new message arrived...

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