November 1940 QST
Table of Contents
These articles are scanned and OCRed from old editions of the ARRL's
QST magazine. Here is a list of the QST articles I have already
posted. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged.
The weekend is over and it's time to
hunker down for five long days of grueling work. Most of the electronics-themed
comics that appeared in QST magazine were associated directly with particular
columns. For example, the cartoons featuring "Jeeves," the overtaxed manservant
of a never-seen house master, was part of the "How's DX" feature. Drawn by artist
Phil Glidersleeve (aka "Gil"), W1CJD, poor Jeeves was often found doing his boss's
will in the most precarious situation with intemperate weather making his assignments
tough to complete. Situations involving Podunk Hollow Radio Club were frequent subjects
of Gil's drawing pen as well. If the fellow Ham in the page 13 comic trying to
find an errant peanut tube was bad, he'd really fret over today's grain-of-salt
size components. Enjoy.
Electronics Themed Comics
"Now where did that new peanut tube go?"
"13,268 turns on that secondary and you may have the rest of the afternoon off,
Posted January 23, 2023
(updated from original
post on 4/25/2016)