July 1944 QST
Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics. See articles
QST, published December 1915 - present (visit ARRL
for info). All copyrights hereby acknowledged.
today being the 69th anniversary (June 6, 1944) of the
D-Day invasion of Normandy
on the coast of France, I thought posting this advertisement from the July 1944
edition of QST would be apropos. This issue of the magazine probably arrived in
ARRL member's mailboxes within a couple weeks of the miraculously successful invasion
of Omaha Beach, Utah Beach, Gold Beach, Juno Beach, and Sword Beach. When you consider
that in those days - and also not so long ago for that matter - the lead time for
going to the printing presses was measured in months, the fact that this ad made
the final cut for the next month's issue (July) is noteworthy. Accordingly, I duly
Here is an advertisement that I scanned out of my copy of the July 1944 QST
magazine. It highlights the precision to which its meter movement pivots are manufactured.
Posted June 6, 2013