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    Vacuum Tube Valley Publication

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    10-E-C

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    Vacuum Tube Valley Publication

    Post by 10-E-C on Thu Apr 23, 2015 10:34 pm

    I ran across these pdf files of this magazine, looks like some interesting reading. All 20 issues can be downloaded free from this link.

    https://web.archive.org/web/20130604042043/http://www.jumpjet.info/Pioneering-Wireless/eMagazines/VTV/vtv.htm

    Below is the introductory header for the magazine.

    This well regarded magazine is not a contemporary of the other pioneering radio magazines, but it none-the-less contains highly informative articles about vacuum tubes, circuits, test equipment, and gear applicable to students of the pioneering days of radio. Vacuum Tube Valley (the name being a play on the phrase "Silicon Valley", the location where publication began, and where many early radio suppliers once headquartered) ran for twenty jam packed issues, ceasing only because of the publishers untimely death. This is the COMPLETE set.


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    arledgsc

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    Re: Vacuum Tube Valley Publication

    Post by arledgsc on Fri Apr 24, 2015 2:43 pm

    I can't believe these publications are now 20 yrs old. Vol. 1 is a good read and talks about the history of Dynaco (pg 5), tube selection, and in the back distortion testing of 12AX7 brands. I'll be sure to check out all of them. Thanks for the link!

    sKiZo

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    Re: Vacuum Tube Valley Publication

    Post by sKiZo on Fri Apr 24, 2015 4:43 pm

    Downloaded and printed those out double sided years ago. Even put em in a binder. Excellent stuff!

    deepee99

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    Re: Vacuum Tube Valley Publication

    Post by deepee99 on Mon Apr 27, 2015 1:31 pm

    This URL should be a sticky. Too bad he was just a bit ahead of his time.

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