of Contents]People old and young enjoy waxing nostalgic about and learning some of the history of early electronics.
Popular Electronics was published from October 1954 through April 1985. As time permits, I will be glad to scan articles
for you. All copyrights (if any) are hereby acknowledged.
Here is a recruitment
advertisement published by the the U. S. Army in the July 1959 edition of Popular Electronics. This was shortly
after the Korean War ear and a couple years before we got involved in Vietnam. It's always interesting to see what
the mindset about electronics was many moons ago, and to compare it with today's technology. In the same manner,
people 50 years from now will look at today's recruitment ads and be amazed at how relatively crude our
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