Memory Lane of Electronics industry

High Vacuum Variable Capacitors Manufactured In UK

ENGLISH ELECTRIC announce the first HIGH VACUUM VARIABLE CAPACITORS developed and manufactured in Britain So, 54 years ago, proclaimed an advertisement in Electronics Weekly’s edition of March 29th 1961…

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Widespread Growth In Fuel Cell Research

Much of the recent widespread growth of fuel cell research is due to a demand for power circuits to meet military and other specialised requirements. So, 54 years ago, starts an article by Dr A.B.Hart of the Advanced Projects Division of the CEGB, in Electronics Weekly’s edition…

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Neuristors Show Promise

How can solid state electronics mature without losing its youth? This question was posed in the US recently by Dr J.C Linvill of the Stanford Electronics Laboratory. So, 54 years ago, began a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of March 29th 1961…

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The Man On The Moon

The key space question now before the Kennedy administration is whether to launch a crash programme to land a free world astronaut on the Moon before the Communists. So, 53 years ago, started a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of April 26th 1961…

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Plessey's Year Of Expansion

Plessey’s Year Of Expansion was the headline, 53 years ago, in Electronics Weekly’s edition of January 18th 1961…

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Waveguide Trunking Is The Future

CONFIDENCE IN WAVEGUIDE TRUNKING 250,000 channels over one line is PO hope was, 54 years ago, the front page headline of Electronics Weekly’s edition of Sept 28 1960…

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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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