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Electronics-Themed Comics
September 1958 Radio-Electronics Article

September 1958 Radio-Electronics

September 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.

Good, clean humor has always been a welcome addition to my day whether it comes in the form of a printed comic strip, a TV show, or someone's mouth. My father's side of the family was populated with many jokesters who could be counted on to deliver an ad hoc pun or zinger at the appropriate moment. The environment instilled a great appreciation for such entertainment, so these electronics-themed comics that appeared in editions of Radio-Electronics, Popular Electronics, et al, are a refreshing distraction from the workaday world. An old saying claims "laughter is the best medicine," and while it cannot cure cancer, a good dose of humor often helps ease the pain.

Electronics-Themed Comics from September 1958

Radio-Themed Comic (September 1958 Radio-Electronics) - RF Cafe

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"It's still not right! I used to knock that picture off the wall at only half volume!"

 

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Page 127
"It's rather difficult to describe, but it looks like this!"

 

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Page 78
"What do you charge to in an antenna on a steep roof?"

 

 

Posted February 12, 2015

These Technically-Themed Comics Appeared in Vintage Electronics Magazines:

Windfreak Technologies Rohde & Schwarz RTM3000 & RTA4000 Oscilloscopes - RF Cafe
QuinStar - RF Cafe Antenna Test Lab - RF Cafe
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