November 1953 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.
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
"Now we can reach out much farther with our tom-toms"
"You don't have to fix that. I never watch it."
by Jeanne De Good, Kansas City
"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?"
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