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Hobnobbing with Harbaugh - Just Plain QRM
January 1962 Popular Electronics

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Here is a little electronics hobbyist humor in the form of comics, compliments of Dave Harbaugh. These comics appeared in the January 1962 issue of Popular Electronics magazine. Dave liked to include amateur radio themes in his comics. For the non-Ham, QRM is the Q-code for "manmade interference." You don't need to be an amateur radio operator to appreciate those first two scenarios. The others are more generally related to electronics. A search of RF Cafe for "Harbaugh" will turn up many more of his works. As has been my practice of late, I colorized these comics.

Hobnobbing with Harbaugh

Just Plain QRM

by Dave Harbaugh

Hobnobbing with Harbaugh, January 1962 Popular Electronics - RF Cafe

 

 

Posted October 12, 2022
(updated from original post on 9/17/2012)


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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