Memory Lane of Electronics industry

Bio Systems Show The Route To Self-Organising Instrumentation

The control mechanisms inherent in biological systems can act as a guide in the development of self-organising instrumentation systems, Professor Arthur Porter, Dean of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan, said in London last week. So, 54 years ago, started a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of September…

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Filter Can Block A Single Virus

A remarkable new filter which is claimed to be effective down to about 0.0001 micron has been developed by the Kent Floor Machine Co Ltd of Liverpool. So, 54 years ago, started a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of September 21st 1960…

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Wearables With One Year Battery Life.

Electronics applied to clocks and watches was a main feature of the sixth International Watch and Jewellery Fair which closed last week at Olympia. So, 54 years ago, started a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of September 21st 1960…

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Phone installations up by 50%

The number of telephone calls made last year went up by 143m to a new total of 4,189m, the greatest increase in traffic being in the long distance services. During the year the number of phones in service went up by over 50% to 7,856,000. So, 54…

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First Use For Lasers Found.

The first-known practical application of lasers has now been announced by Hughes Aircraft in Culver City, US. So, 53 years ago, starts a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of March 22nd 1961…

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Trade Gap Narrows To £65m

Apart from South African mining  securities which dropped sharply on Dr Verwoerd’s decision to leave the Commonwealth, most sections of the stock market have again showed up reasonably well. So, 53 years ago, started a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of March 22nd 1961…

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Blue Streak, Blue Steel, Skybolt Proceeding As Planned

The Blue Streak project has progressed to the stage when recently two static firings of the complete rocket were successfully carried out at Spadeadam, said Mr Peter Thorneycroft, Aviation Minister. So, 53 years ago, started a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of May 17th 1961…

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New Telephone Cable Between New York And Bermuda

In a week’s time the newest cable repair ship afloat, CS Retriever owned by Cable and Wireless Ltd, is due to leave Southampton on her first assignment off the American coast. So, 53 years ago, starts a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of May 17th 1961…

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Patents Taking Three Years

Patent Office hold-ups was the headline, 53 years ago, on a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of May 17th 1961…

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