OPINION : Is Your QST App on iOS Busted? Ours is too…

OPINION : Is Your QST App on iOS Busted? Ours is too…

Oh, at least 15 years or so ago, a university team in the UK came up with an electronic ink (e-ink) technology for an 8″x11″ format thin tablet for office use. It was going to revolutionize photocopying by reducing the need for it. Recall when corporate (and university!) meetings would be held after burning down the photocopier with reams and reams of memos, white papers, and so forth? The team in England had a budding product that would just nip that in the bud. Except, it never got released. It just wasn’t ready for market. The team went back to the drawing board and disappeared from the marketplace.

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OPINION : What Price Nostalgia? AMECO AC-1 Revived

OPINION : What Price Nostalgia? AMECO AC-1 Revived

If you are an old time Ham Radio Op, you may remember the AMECO transmitter. Well, this beautiful lil TX is back! Check out thenewameco.com #hamradio

Well, I’m an old-time ham radio operator, and I do remember the AMECO AC-1, but I don’t remember it as being something desirable. I remember it as something that you bought if you really couldn’t afford anything else. As you can see below, the kit costs $21.95 in the late 1960s.

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