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ELECTRONIC SERVICING is edited for technicians who repair home-entertainment electronic equipment (such as TV, radio, tape, stereo and record players) and for industrial technicians who repair defective production-line merchandise, test equipment, or industrial controls in factories.




above: Typical 1970's-era cover (e.g., July 1977)

1977--Jul.

Feature Articles:

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 1

The Future for Factory Technicians

Reports from the test lab

ADs:

Buss fuses

Fluke

Raytheon


1977--Aug.

Feature Articles:

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 2


1977--Sept.

Feature Articles:

Dangerous Questions for Job Interviews

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 3

ADs:

HEATHKIT

RCA Permacolor Outdoor TV Antennas


1977--Oct.

Feature Articles:

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 4

Departments:

Reports from the Test Lab


1977--Nov.

Feature Articles:

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 5


1977--Dec.

Feature Articles:

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 6

Electronic Blood-Pressure Measurements

Over the Cups of Coffee--A practical philosophy of troubleshooting

Departments:

Reports from the Test Lab


1978--Jan.

Feature Articles:

Service Management Seminar, Part 1

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 7


1978--Feb.

Feature Articles:

Service Management Seminar, Part 2

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 8

Practical LED Tests

Reports from the Lab


1978--Mar.

Feature Articles:

Service Management Seminar, Part 3

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 9

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook

ADs:

B&K-PRECISION


1978--Apr.

Feature Articles:

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook

Service Management seminar, Part 4

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 10


1978--May.

Feature Articles:

Service Management seminar, Part 5

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 11


1978--Jun.

Feature Articles:

Service Management seminar, Part 6

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 12


1978--Jul.

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 13

Service Management seminar, Part 7--The Philosophy of Pricing

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook


1978--Aug.

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 14

Service Management seminar, Part 8

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook

Test Equipment REPORT


1978--Sept.

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 15

Service Management seminar, Part 9

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook

Test Equipment REPORT


1978--Oct.

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 16

Service Management Seminar, Part 10 (Calculating Sales Profits)

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook


1978--Nov.

The Basics of Industrial Electronics, Part 17

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook

Service management seminar, Part 11

Test equipment REPORT

AD: B&K-PRECISION 820


1978--Dec.

Servicing Information... What kind is best? What kind do you want?

Sam Wilson’s Technical Notebook

Service management seminar, Part 12

Test equipment REPORT

Ad: GE Electronic Tubes



1979---Jan.

Capacitors: Components of many faces

Selecting replacement capacitors

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook


Feb. 1979

Typical Radio Repairs

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook: COUNTER GLITCHES

Ad: GTE Sylvania flameproof resistors

Ad: B&K-Precision

Ad: Fluke--The Lone Autoranger

Ad: Fluke -- DMM

Ad: Xcelite electronic tools

Ad: Zenith Business Management self-training


Mar. 1979

Features of new scopes

Better waveforms with wideband scopes

Tips for using scopes--part 1

Medical Scopes

ADs:

Sylvania


Apr. 1979

What are Microprocessors?

An introduction to microprocessors

Bad filter capacitors cause elusive problems

Tips for using scopes part 2

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook: SYNCHRONOUS COUNTERS

Reports from the Test Lab

ADs:

Ungar



About the cover: Good-quality color bars are shown on the General Electric AA-D color TV screen. The smaller picture measures the overall chroma response by the chroma sweep pattern from a Sencore VA-48 video generator.

May 1979

Electronic Whirligig Puzzle

Flip flop memories

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook

Reports from the Test Lab

Test Equipment REPORTS

ADs:

Sylvania vacuum tubes

Beckman Instruments

Creative Electronics ESR METER

RCA Flameproof Film Resistors

GE Tube Products



About the cover: The picture of resistors illustrates Selecting Replacement Resistors.

Jun. 1979

Selecting replacement resistors

A second look at Waveforms, part 1

Memorizing a phone number

Emergency transistor test

Reports from the test lab

Test equipment REPORTS

ADs:

Ungar


Jul. 1979

A second look at waveforms--part 2

Digital numbering systems

Highlights of 1980 products

Techniques for repairing intermittents

A meter that lied

Test equipment report

ADs:

Sylvania ECG semiconductor

General Electric parts



Aug. 1979

Reports from the Test Lab

Case studies: Eliminating RF interference

MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) industrial electronic servicing

Typical medical equipment repairs

A second look at waveforms, part 3

Instructing a microprocessor

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook

Test equipment report

ADs:

Wahl ISO-Tip Industrial 30 Soldering Iron

Xcelite Attache Tool Case



Sept. 1979

Publisher's Note

ALU the microprocessor calculator

1-2-3-4 Servicing simplifies industrial electronics maintenance

Testing solid-state devices in factory gear

Reports from the test lab

Testing Sencore VA-48 performance

Lightning protection

Test equipment REPORT

ADs:

General Electric

Fluke DMM

PTS Electronics, Inc.



Above: Symbols of SCR and TRIAC thyristors illustrate the Quick tests of thyristor controls article. Graphic design by Linda Franzblau.

Oct. 1979

Reports from the test lab

Microprocessor mathematics

Quick tests of thyristor controls

Electronics Math Simplified

Calculators make milli micro decimals easy [Easi-Way Math for Technicians ]

Repairing Old TVs

ADs:

Hitachi

RCA Distributor and Special Products Division



Nov. 1979:

Reports from the test lab

Digitization of low-frequency signals

Test Equipment roundup

Quick tip--Buzz test that failed

Tips for servicing horizontal sweep

Test equipment REPORT

ADs:

Hitachi dual-trace oscilloscope



Dec. 1979:

Electronic controllers in industry

Reports from the test lab

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook

Measuring Standing waves ratio

Test equipment report



Reports from the Test Lab

A close look at digital signals — Part 1

Typical repairs of older Zenith TVs

SCR regulator and horizontal oscillator

Calculating service labor rates

Test equipment report


 

Feb. 1980

Typical Radio Repairs

Sam Wilson's Technical Notebook: COUNTER GLITCHES

ADs:

Fluke--DMM

Fluke--Autoranger

B&K Precision

GTE Sylvania

Zenith

Xcelite


Feb. 1980

Maintenance:

Preventing damage from transients

Locating AC leakage in industrial plants

A close look at digital signals, part 2

Servicing:

Understanding CTC99 horizontal sweep

More Zenith TV repairs

Departments:

Electronic Scanner

Letters to the Editor

Symcure

Troubleshooting Tips

Catalogs & Literature

Product Report

Test Equipment

ADs:



Mar. 1980

Maintenance:

Comparison of VOMs, VTVMs and DMMs

Unique features of DMMs

Multimeter roundup

Programmable controller applications

Servicing:

Employer-employee contracts

Troubleshooting RCA hot-supply and horizontal

Departments:

Electronic Scanner

Letters to the Editor

Symcure

News Feature

Troubleshooting Tips

Readers Exchange

People

Product Report

ADs:


Apr. 1980

Maintenance:

Practical transient protection

Reports from the lab

Servicing:

Selecting TV antennas

Departments:

Test Equipment Reports

ADs:

OK


May 1980:

Maintenance:

Reports from the test lab

Switches keep artificial hearts beating

Industrial product test reports

Servicing:

Verify tube defects and prevent callbacks

Departments:

Test equipment report

ADs:

RCA

GE



June 1980

Industrial MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations):

Reports from the test lab

Selecting replacement capacitors

Locating MRO parts

Servicing:

Departments:

ADs:


Also see:

Selected articles from Electronic Servicing & Technology (classic USA print magazine)

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