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  • Friday, January 27, 2012

    Surfin’: When Digital Was Mechanical

    By Stan Horzepa, WA1LOU
    Contributing Editor

    This week, Surfin’ recalls those mechanical digital clocks that once proliferated ham shacks everywhere.

    Jim Cain, K1TN, wrote: “Every active ham I knew in the 1960s and 1970s had a 24-hour Numechron Tymeter ‘digital’ clock, the one in a brown plastic case with rotating drums. I was watching The Black Cat (1934, Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff) and in one...

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