Memory Lane of Electronics industry

IR Cameras May Beat Crime

INFRA-RED TV CAMERAS MAY BEAT THE BANK RAIDERS was the headline, 54 years ago of a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of April 19th 1961…

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Mesa Transistors Available From TI

54 years ago, an ad in Electronics Weekly’s edition of April 19th 1961 announced availability of mesa transistors which had boosted the industry’s yields from 10-20% to over 60…

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Russia Faces Radio And TV Problems

A  REVEALING picture of many of the acute problems  facing the radio and television industry in the Soviet Union is given a recent article in the Ekonomicheskaya Gazeta. So, 54 years ago, starts an article in Electronics Weekly’s edition of April 19th 1961…

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The Colour Question

  WHENEVER television is discussed colour always raises its head. So, 54 years ago, started an article in Electronics Weekly’s edition of  April 19th 1961…

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Ferranti Engineering Vacancies

Ferranti  Edinburgh. Owing to continued expansion, Ferranti Limited, Edinburgh, have the following new vacancies: is how, 54 years ago, a job advert opened in Electronics Weekly’s edition of April 12th 1961…

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Prepare For Colour TV

COMPONENT MEN TOLD: PREPARE FOR COLOUR TV  was the headline, 54 years ago, on a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of April 19th 1961…

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TV Studio Opens At Elstree

Definition Choice for TV Studios ATV open at Elstree  were the headlines, 54 years ago, on a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of April 19th 1961…

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Bright Future For Microelectronics

Bright future for micro-electronics 54 years ago this was the headline on a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of March 29th 1961…

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No To Music While You Drink

Modern bar-tenders do not seem to have the lungs of their older counterparts, and the call of “Time gentlemen please”, is not reaching far enough. So, 54 years ago, started a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of March 29th 1961…

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British Army To Use Drones

Some of the ways in which the modern army is making use of electronics were described by the War Minister, Mr John Profumo, in the Commons last week. So, 54 years ago, started a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of March 15th 1961…

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Ferranti Lab For Gem Mill

A 3,000 sq ft laboratory devoted to proving the design and serviceability of silicon semiconductor devices, has been established by Ferranti Ltd in their Gem Mill factory at Oldham, Lancashire. So, 54 years ago starts a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of March 15th 1961…

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Radar Courses In Cowes

A visit to the Isle of Wight generally spells holiday time and, if the place is Cowes, yachting. But there’s at least one spot in Cowes where the accent is on work and study – the newly-established Decca Radar School. So, 54 years ago, started a story in Electronics…

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IBM To Have First Cryogenic Computer

International Business Machines Corp expect to have the first commercial application of cryogenics in computers in 1984. So, 54 years ago started a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of May 22nd 1961…

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