December 1955 Radio-Electronics
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Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics.
See articles from Radio-Electronics,
published 1930-1988. All copyrights hereby acknowledged.
We hit the
electronics-themed comics mother lode with the December 1955 issue of
Radio-Electronics magazine. Maybe it was considered a Christmas present for
the readers (those like me who appreciate such features). Eight; count 'em;
eight. Some months have none at all. I was so appreciative that I went to the
trouble to add color (all were originally B&W). Even nearly seven decades hence,
you can still appreciate the humor as you remember that in the days vacuum tube
equipment there was a lot of self-service and in-home service being done,
causing plenty of comical (to those not affected) scenarios to ensue.
Suggested by: Bob Loynd, Waltham, Mass"
"Damn these sets
"Madam Zerbona, to-day I want to ask you about an Admiral 321
"A couple of neighbors are having trouble with their sets-check
these for me."
"Suggested by Jerry Smith, Bethel, Maine "
"My card, Madame!"
"'Which one of you guys has been shipping high-voltage condensers
"This time I'm really going to tell the boss off."
Posted September 21, 2021