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October & November 1968 Radio-Electronics

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Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics. See articles from Radio-Electronics, published 1930-1988. All copyrights hereby acknowledged.

November 1968 Radio-Electronics

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Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics. See articles from Radio-Electronics, published 1930-1988. All copyrights hereby acknowledged.

I haven't watched much television for the last thirty years, so I don't know if having someone get electrocuted is still considered as funny as it used to be. Maybe that went out with the Three Stooges. In the 1960s and 70s, just about every Prime Time comedy show ran an episode where somebody's tooth filling was picking up radio broadcasts. I particularly remember the Gilligan's Island episode called "Hi-Fi Gilligan" where he became an AM radio receiver when a jolt to the jaw affected the filling in a molar (those AM signals travelled quite a distance to that "uncharted desert isle"). These two electronics-themed comics from 1968 Radio−Electronics magazine hits on both of those themes.

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"Forget that fancy electronic tester! Joe just located the short the old fashion way."
Page 45, October 1968

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"After you two have your fun would you do something about this filling that receives radio broadcasts?"
Page 73, November 1968

 

 

Posted August 23, 2023


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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