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Kirt Blattenberger - RF Cafe WebmasterCopyright
1996 - 2016
Webmaster:
Kirt Blattenberger,
 BSEE - KB3UON

RF Cafe began life in 1996 as "RF Tools" in an AOL screen name web space totaling 2 MB. Its primary purpose was to provide me with ready access to commonly needed formulas and reference material while performing my work as an RF system and circuit design engineer. The Internet was still largely an unknown entity at the time and not much was available in the form of WYSIWYG ...

All trademarks, copyrights, patents, and other rights of ownership to images and text used on the RF Cafe website are hereby acknowledged.

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Electronics-Themed Comics December 1958 Radio-Electronics Article(Title)

December 1958 Radio-Electronics

December 1958 Radio-Electronics Cover - RF Cafe[Table of Contents]

These articles are scanned and OCRed from old editions of the Radio & Television News magazine. Here is a list of the Radio-Electronics articles I have already posted. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged.

Being a great appreciator of good humor, and especially technology-related humor, I made sure to scan these comics from the pages of vintage Radio-Electronics magazines. Some of the same themes from half a century ago are still applicable today - like inventing a device that will block television commercials. There are a couple huge differences between then and now, though. For one thing, the percentage of each hour consumed by commercials has nearly doubled since 1958. A Prime Time TV show in 1958 like The Untouchables ran 50 out of 60 minutes. Shark Tank, a 2014 show, has a run time of 42 out of 60 minutes.

Electronics-Themed Comics

And I want a color bar generator - RF Cafe

"And I want a color bar generator, a field-strength meter ..."

Page 48

 

This gadget automatically shuts off all commercials between programs - RF Cafe

"This gadget automatically shuts off all commercials between programs."

Page 132

 

Wait until you hear it at its full volume - RF Cafe

"Wait until you hear it at its full volume ..."

Page 79

 

St. Bernard with TV - RF Cafe

Page 88

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Posted May 26, 2014