July 1970 Popular Electronics
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People old and young enjoy waxing nostalgic about and learning some of the history of early electronics. Popular
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Here is a little electronics hobbyist humor in the form of a comic
series titled "Hobnobbing with Harbaugh," compliments of Popular
Electronics. Citizens Band radio and dirty hippies were the
topic of the day in the 1970, so that's what you see in a couple
of these comics. The "Inventions Wanted" comic is my favorite, followed
by "Mayday... Mayday!" You don't need to be an amateur radio operator
to appreciate these comic strips.
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Hobnobbing with Harbaugh
by Dave Harbaugh
"...That's what you wanted, the best equipped CB station on wheels..."
"May Day!,...May Day!..."
"... You wanna talk to some
guy from the FCC?, ...I think he wants a contribution..."
"... Why can't she buy a nice cheap 50 dollar dress like other
Posted March 26, 2013