Magazines

 

Over time, I've collected a bunch of "classic" computing magazines and have extracted some of the more interesting articles:

Random Articles

MICRO: the 6502 Journal

KIM-1 Notes

Compute II

Homebrew Computer Club Newsletter

Kilobaud & Interface Age

BYTE Magazine

Popular Electronics

Radio-Electronics

 

What I'd like to have on the following pages is scans of classic computing related articles and advertisements. I found myself amazed at the format of the advertisements, as well as their contents. When many of these issues were available for the first time, I was about 11 years old. I told my wife not too long ago that I was born about 5-10 years too late. What I wouldn't give now to have been smart enough to spend some of my savings on an IMSAI 8080 :-)

Scans of published articles are provided for private non-commercial research and archival purposes only. Many of the publishers have gone out of business or in some cases may have been absorbed into other publishing houses. If someone desires not to have their article archived here, please let me know and we can address it satisfactorily.

Random Articles

    Now, this one is interesting. While paging through a folder of papers, I found this map. I think it's for "Adventure" but I'm not sure. Here's a scan of it. On 8/23/2008, Nate Lawson dropped me an email indicating that this is indeed an Adventure map from a later version of the Crowther and Woods Adventure program. Thanks, Nate!

 

Random 68000-related Articles

    A few friends asked me to scan some 68k-related documents for a pending project within the N8VEM project on Google Groups, so here they are:

 

MICRO: the 6502 Journal

MICRO: the 6502 Journal was a 6502-specific magazine published by Robert M. Tripp (http://www.flexable.com). Mike Naberezny and I (and a few others as we fill-in random missing issues) scaned the issues borrowed from both Jack Rubin and Bob Tripp (a total of 76 issues of MICRO were published).

KIM-1 Notes

Jack Rubin has graciously contributed scans of the KIM-1 users group newsletter called KIM Notes. This newsletter eventually became the SBC Gazette section of Compute! Magazine:

Compute!/Compute II/SBC Gazette

Here are a few issues of Compute II magazine. This was a spin-off version of Compute! specifically targeted at single-board computer owners, with a particular focus on 6502-based boards such as the KIM, AIM, SYM and OSI models (called "KAOS" in the magazine). Now interestingly, it seems that after the spin-off into Compute II, Compute! continued to have an "SBC Gazette" section, but then after Volume 3 of Compute II, it re-merged into the Compute! that I remember when I subscribed to it. Go figure.

Here are the issues I have presently:

Homebrew Computer Club Newsletter

This is the newsletter for the Homebrew Computer Club. I only have four issues, and I'm not entirely sure how long the newsletter lasted. In Volume 2, issue 1 is the famous "Open Letter to Hobbyists" from Bill Gates.

Kilobaud Microcomputing & Interface Age

I also have a handful of issues of other magazines such as Kilobaud and Interface Age.

Magazine

Type

Issue

Page

Title

IA Article Jan-77 88 CONSOL Resident 1k Operating System (by Pocessor Technology)

IA

Article

Feb-77

55

Card of the Month: The TDL ZPU

IA

Article

Aug-77

36

A KIM-1 Siderial/Solar Clock

IA

Article

Aug-77

56

Viking Uplink/Downlink

IA

Article

Aug-77

102

The Benton Harbor Bus: Another Approach

IA

Article

Aug-77

130

The COSMAC Microprocessor

IA

Article

Aug-77

163

6800 High Density Tape Punch Program

IA

Article

Aug-77

167

6800 High Density Tape Load

IA

Article

Sep-78

96

Heathkit Model H10 Paper Tape Reader/Punch

IA

Article

Sep-78

106

Upgrade Your SWTPC System to 60K!

IA Article Aug-80

88

ZSID Z-80 Debugger for CPM IA_0880

IA

Article

Oct-80

96

A Modem Interface for the 80s

KB

Article

Nov-78

108

Modify Your COSMAC Elf

KB

Article

Dec-78

36

Deep, Dark Secrets of the TRS-80 (Level I)

KB

Article

Dec-78

40

Interfacing the Elf II

KB

Article

Jan-79

28

u-Panel (A KIM Register Display)

KB

Article

Jan-79

58

Shhh…People Are Sleeping (A Silent Teletype)

KB

Article

Mar-79

62

PET User Port Cookbook

KB

Article

Mar-79

82

Heath H9 Page Erase

KB

Article

Mar-79

90

Ultra Banner

KB

Article

Mar-79

108

Computer I/O V

KB

Article

Mar-79

116

How to Talk to Your 8080

KB

Article

Mar-79

122

Programming the 1802

KB

Article

Mar-79

128

Keyboard Interrupt for the TRS-80

KB

Article

Mar-79

138

Telpar Thermal Printer

KB Article Dec-79

44

Finding the Crash Site: A Simple Tracer for the 8080

IA=InterfaceAge; KB=Kilobaud

BYTE Magazine

Byte was another of the early computing hobbyist magazines, began in 1975. Byte historically provided a good mix of computer construction and theory/discussion articles. Each issue in the early years contained some sort of construction article from Steve Ciarcia. Steve eventually split from BYTE and created his own applications-oriented magazine, Circuit Cellar

Unfortunately, I didn't subscribe to BYTE when it was a magazine of that type. BYTE seemed to change format (for the worse, in my opinion) sometime after McGraw-Hill purchased it. Looking through the issues that I have (1979 to 1986), I can see a change already in 1986. In its last years, I only read BYTE for Jerry Pournelle's "Chaos Manor" series.

Sadly, in its 20th year of publication, CMP Publications, BYTE's last owners, ceased publication with the July, 1998 issue. The magazine had gotten very thin over the immediately prior two years, so it does not come as a surprise to yours truly that it would have been killed. BYTE has since resurfaced as the Web-zine Byte.com.

I have collected issues as early as 1975, and I'll do the same thing with the table of contents as I have with the other magazines that I own.

    Random Articles

Popular Electronics

P-E was one of my all-time favorite hobbyist electronics construction and information periodical. Radio-Electronics, which I had also subscribed to for years, sometimes seems to lack direction, changing names and formats several times over the time since I've been a subscriber. in 2002, both of these magazines were shut-down and their subscriber lists purchased by Nuts & Volts, to which I separately subscribed before this event.

Anyway, here is a summary of the classic computer-related articles that I've culled from my P-E issues. I have issues dating back as far as 1976, and as current as 1981. The citation format includes the issue date and the page number, as well. Because of the way that some articles were scanned, more than one article may point to the same PDF file. Thanks to Josh Bensadon for scanning these!

Type Date Pg Article Title
Article Jan-70 1 Start of the Digital Decade
Article Jan-71 71 Digi Vista: True Electronic Digital Clock
Article Nov-71 27 Electronic Desk Calculator (by Ed Roberts)
Article Jan-72 46 A Look at The PC Market (not what you think)
Review May-72 58 A Versatile Pocket Calculator, HP-35 (Review)
Review Sep-72 82 Heathkit IC-2008 Digital Calculator (Review)
Article Jan-73 58 Liquid Crystals for Electronics
Cover Jan-74 1 Cover
Article Apr-74 27 ASCII Keyboard Encoder (by Don Lancaster)
Article May-74 58 Flip: A CMOS Game Computer (by Joseph Weisbecker, father of COSMAC 1802)
Article Aug-74 33 Scopewritter
Article Sep-74 68 Digiviewer (by Don Lancaster)
Article Oct-74 56 Basic Digital Logic Course p1/3 (by Forest Mims)
Article Nov-74 57 Basic Digital Logic Course p2/3 (by Forest Mims & Ed Roberts)
Article Dec-74 38 Basic Digital Logic Course p3/3 (by Ed Roberts & David Bunnel)
Article Jan-75 33 Altair 8800: The World's First Microcomputer part 1
Article Jan-75 53 Build an Under $90 Scientific Calculator
Article Feb-75 56 Build the Altair 8800 Computer part 2
Cover Mar-75 1 Cover
Article Apr-75 27 Build a Portable Analog/Digital Memory Translator
Cover May-75 1 Cover
Ad Jun-75 1 Inside the Altair 8800 Computer
Article Jun-75 69 A New Breed of Hobbyists
Article Jul-75 27 How to Program Read Only Memories
Cover Aug-75 1 Cover
Article Sep-75 50 Karnaugh Maps for Fast Digital Design
Article Sep-75 57 Hobbyist Interchange Tape System
Article Oct-75 33 Now...Build the Senior Scientist Calculator
Article Nov-75 33 The First Motorola/AMI 6800 MPU Compter Project
Article Nov-75 102 Computer Bits: Software Tools
Article Dec-75 63 The Programmable Music Box part 1
Article Dec-75 80 Programming Notes for the Altair 680
Article Dec-75 94 Selecting a Calculator
Article Jan-76 88 Interrupts and Real-Time
Article Feb-76 31 Build the TV Dazzler
Article Mar-76 43 Build "Pennywhistle" The Hobbyists Modem
Article Mar-76 88 Computer Users Tape System
Article Mar-76 107 Memory Testing
Article Apr-76 35 Build Pongtronics Video Game
Article Apr-76 41 Build a Space War Video Game
Article Apr-76 46 Introduction to Computer Codes

Article

May-76

6

Where to Buy - MOS 6501

General

May-76

97

Games for Learning

Article Jun-76 47 The INs and OUTs of Computers for Beginners
Article Jun-76 67 How to Use the HP-45 Calculator as a Stopwatch

Article

Jul-76

35

Build SOL - An Intelligent Computer Terminal

General

Jul-76

86

Computer Graphics

Article Series

Aug-76

Sep-76

Mar-77

Jul-77

33

37

63

41

Build the Cosmac Elf #1

Build the Cosmac Elf #2

Build the Cosmac Elf #3

Build the Cosmac Elf #4

General

Sep-76

90

OAE Tape Reader

General

Sep-76

116

Computer Music #1 (8080)

Review

Oct-76

84

Processor Technology VDM-1

General

Oct-76

88

Computer Music #2

General

Nov-76

106

Mass Storage Systems

Article

Dec-76

32

Roundup of TV Electronic Games

Article

Dec-76

51

How to Select a Hobbyist Microcomputer

General

Dec-76

104

Computer Bits: Books on Programming

Ad Jan-77 13 IMSAI ad
Article Jan-77 51 How to Fully Debounce Low-Cost Keyboards
Article Jan-77 99 Computer Bits: Text Editing
Article Feb-77 40 Low-cost Digital Logic Analyzer
Article Feb-77 89 Computer Stores

General

Apr-77

95

Monitor, or Control Programs

General

Apr-77

97

Computer Clubs

Article

May-77

43

Speechlab

General

May-77

96

Debugging Aids

Article

Jun-77

70

Error Detection

General

Jun-77

109

Some New Hardware and Software

Article Series

Jul-77

Aug-77

47

49

Build the TV Typewriter for the KIM-1 #1

Build the TV Typewriter for the KIM-1 #2

General

Jul-77

89

Assemblers

General

Aug-77

88

Computer Remote Control

General

Sep-77

110

Computer Bits: Update on Microprocessor Developments

Article

Oct-77

43

RTTY

Article

Oct-77

49

Hex-to-ASCII Converter for the TVT6

General

Oct-77

98

More Good News for the Computer Group

Article

Nov-77

77

Programmable Read-only Memories

Review

Nov-77

86

NorthStar MDS-A Micro Disk System

General

Nov-77

88

High-level Languages

Article

Dec-77

57

Guide to Buying a Computer

Article

Dec-77

60

Using House Wiring for Computer Remote Control #1

Article

Dec-77

66

How to Interface Microprocessors

Article

Dec-77

70

Computer Stores

Article

Dec-77

90

Read/Write Memories #1

General

Dec-77

118

Potpourri from Here and There

Other

Jan-78

1

Cover

Article

Jan-78

33

New 1978 Electronic Games

Article

Jan-78

60

Using House Wiring for Computer Remote Control #2

Article

Jan-78

67

Read/Write Memories #2

General

Jan-78

77

Bus Systems

Article

Feb-78

65

How to Upgrade a Basic Elf Computer, Copy 2

Article

Feb-78

74

Using House Wiring for Computer Remote Control #3

General

Feb-78

92

Music Generators and Other Items

Article

Mar-78

52

Microprocessor Course #1

Article

Mar-78

62

Expanding the ELF II

Article

Mar-78

96

Computer Bits: Microcomputer Memory

Article

Apr-78

50

Microprocessor Course #2

Article

Apr-78

102

Computer Bits: High Resolution Graphics

Article

May-78

56

Microprocessor Course #3

General

May-78

86

Microcomputer Input/Output

Article

Jun-78

48

Microprocessor Course #4

Article

Jun-78

110

Computer Bits: Computers to Aid Handicapped

Article

Jul-78

67

Microprocessor Course #5

General

Jul-78

88

Computer Arithmetic - Add & Subtract

Article

Aug-78

53

Personal Computers for Small-Business Applications

General

Aug-78

83

Direct-wire Remote Control

General

Sep-78

108

Computer Arithmetic - Multiply & Divide

Article

Oct-78

6

Elf update

General

Oct-78

91

Another Graphics System

Review

Nov-78

87

8085 Explorer, Copy 2

Article

Nov-78

94

Cassette Control for Computers

Article

Nov-78

98

Elf game - Tic-Tac-Toe (part of 11/78:94 file)

Article

Nov-78

101

16-bit vs. 8-bit Microprocessors (part of 11/78:94 file)

Article

Nov-78

104

Caring for Diskettes (part of 11/78:94 file)

General

Nov-78

122

Computer Math - Floating Point

General

Dec-78

90

Enhanced Graphics

Article

Jan-79

68

ROM board Buying Guide

General

Jan-79

87

Update on Graphics

Article

Feb-79

74

A New Approach to Data Storage: Bubble Memories

General

Feb-79

92

APL/S - A Better Language?

Review

Mar-79

76

Ohio Scientific Superboard II Computer

General

Mar-79

89

Random Number Generators

Article

Apr-79

68

Buying an I/O Board #1

General

Apr-79

86

Language Translation

Article

May-79

74

Buying a Video Board

General

May-79

88

16-bit Microprocessors

Article

Jun-79

76

Buying an I/O Board #2

General

Jun-79

91

Two New Graphics Systems

General

Jul-79

79

Audio Cassette Recording Formats

Article

Aug-79

47

Simple TRS-90 Programs to Solve Electronics Calculations

Review

Aug-79

67

CompuColor II Model 4

General

Aug-79

74

Windows in the CRT

Article

Sep-79

80

Make Your Computer Work as a Control Center

General

Sep-79

98

Digital Magnetic Recording

Article

Oct-79

44

The Microcomputer

Article

Oct-79

50

How to Add I/O Ports to a Microcomputer

General

Oct-79

100

Modern Music

General

Dec-79

92

New Developments in Bubble Memories

Article

Jan-80

58

A Simple "Real Time" TRS-80 Timer

General

Jan-80

86

Microcomputer Power Supplies

General

Feb-80

108

The Computer World "Over There"

Article

Mar-80

70

Use Your TRS-80 As a Combination Lock

General

Mar-80

84

Keyboards

Article

Apr-80

56

Extra Keyboards for Microcomputers

General

Apr-80

86

3D Graphics

General

Jun-80

39

Time Sharing Systems/Computer Sources

Article

Jun-80

61

Play "Space Battle" on Your Video Monitor

General

Jul-80

31

Rounding Out a System/Computer Sources

General

Aug-80

45

Getting Started Can Be Fun and Painless/Computer Sources

Article

Aug-80

61

An EPROM Programmer for 6800 Computers

General

Sep-80

46

New Equipment and Handy Hints/Computer Sources

Article

Sep-80

76

Hardware-Software Tape Conditioner for TRS-80 Computers

General

Oct-80

44

Low-cost Machine Spells Communication/Computer Sources

Article

Oct-80

72

Use Your TRS-80 As a Timer or Alarm Clock

Article

Oct-80

74

Add a "Key Down" Audible Signal to Your Computer Keyboard

Article

Dec-80

55

An Inexpensive Expansion of TRS-80 Memory

General

Dec-80

112

Interesting Items and BASIC Conversion/Computer Sources

Review

Dec-80

132

Ohio Scientific's Challenger Mocel C4P-MF Microcomputer

General

Jan-81

30

Backup May Be On Your Mind/Computer Sources

Review

Jan-81

33

Heathkit H89 Microcomputer

General

Feb-81

32

Roll Your Own Computer Show/Computer Sources

Article Mar-81 48 Good Grief! More Conversion
Article Mar-81 63 Binary, Octal and Hexadecimal Numbers

General

Apr-81

33

NCC Is Just Around the Corner/Computer Sources

Review Apr-81 47 PE Tests APF "Imagination Machine"

Article

Apr-81

63

Target: A new game to play on your Elf computer

General

May-81

37

New Systems for 1981

Review

May-81

48

Hewlett-Packard HP-85 Computer

Article

May-81

82

Program Merging on a TRS-80

General

Jun-81

40

Free Computer Networks/Computer Sources

Review

Jun-81

48

Atari 800

Article

Jun-81

68

An 1802-based EPROM Programmer

Review

Jul-81

7

Radio Shack CoCo

General

Jul-81

48

Coming Attractions Plus a Tip/Computer Sources

Review

Aug-81

17

The Sinclair Research ZX80 Personal Computer

General

Aug-81

62

This Is the Year of Software/Computer Sources

Article

Aug-81

67

Solid-State Speech

Article

Aug-81

90

Simple BCD Keyboard Encoder

Review

Sep-81

39

The Apple ][ Plus Personal Computer System

General

Sep-81

45

High-end Systems (for Low-end Buyers)/Computer Sources

Article Series

 

Sep-81

Oct-81

Nov-81

Dec-81

Jan-82

Feb-82

 

57

80

68

74

62

69

Designing with the 8080 Microprocessor

(Note: the combined file is 50mb)

#1: The Basic System

#2: The CPU Module

#3: Software

#4: Typical Program

#5: Morse Code Hardware Interface

#6: Conclusion: Programming the CPU Module's ROM

Article

Sep-81

84

Simple Display and Operating Program for the Expanded Elf

Review

Oct-81

22

The Netronics Explorer 85 Computer

General

Oct-81

25

Sweeten Your Apple/Computer Sources

Article Nov-81 22 Systems and Software
Article Dec-81 38 Computer Language Confusion...Sorting it Out
Article Dec-81 74  
Article Dec-81 85 Beef Up Your H-89
Article Jan-82 28 Computer Bits: Another Small Computer (Attache from Otrona)
Article Jan-82 48 Analog-Digital Converter for TRS-80 Interfacing
Article Feb-82 41 Computer Bits: Exciting Episode Travels Well
Article Mar-82 70 Add Doubles to your Computer (TRS-80 Model I gadget)
Article Mar-82 82 Choosing A Printer for a Small Computer
Article Mar-82 90 Computer Bits: Extend Your Apple
Review Apr-82 31 PE Tests Intelligent Systems Model 3651 Microcomputer System
 
Article Apr-82 38 Computer Bits: Training Tools and SYstem Add-Ons
Article Apr-82 81 Eliminate Data Loss in your TRS-80 Computer
Review May-82 31 PE Tests Radio Shack TRS-80 Model III Desktop Computer
Article May-82 34 Computer Bits: Latest Micros Offer Power and Graphics
Article May-82 45 Computers: Which One is for You?
Review Jun-82 33 PE Tests Otrona "Attache" Portable Computer System
Article Jun-82 72 Computer Bits: New Boards Work and Play Hard
Article Jun-82 75 Programmers Notebook: Fire that Gun!
Article Jun-82 82 The Wide Printout for TRS-80 Pocket Computer
Review Jul-82 28 PE Tests Systems Group Model 2829 Microcomputer
Review Jul-82 38 PE Compares New Handheld Computers
Article Jul-82 61 Programming Eproms's with a Small Computer Parts 1 and 2
Article Jul-82 75 Computer Bits: Add-Ins and Add-Ons Increase System Performance
Article Jul-82 79 Programmers Notebook: Keeping Time
Article Aug-82 34 Computer Bits: Accessories and Software
Article Aug-82 60 A 16-Bit Math Package for ELF Computers
Article Aug-82 84 Programmers Notebook: Drawing Bar Graphs
Article Sep-82 20 This is Your Computer Speaking
Article Sep-82 35 PE Tests Osborne 1 Portable Computer
Article Sep-82 40 Computer Bits: A First Look at Zenith's Z-100
Article Sep-82 66 Timing Diagrams: How to Read and Use Them
Article Sep-82 87 Programmer's Notebook: Moving and Firing a Gun At Will
Article Oct-82 43 This is Your Computer Speaking Part 2/2
Article Oct-82 51 Communications Networks for Computers
Article Oct-82 76 Circuit Analysis with your TRS-80 Computer
Article Oct-82 84 Computer Bits: News from the Computer Shows
Review Oct-82 82 PE Tests Commodore VIC-20 Low-Cost Computer System
Article Oct-82 88 Programmers Notebook: Keeping Score

In November, 1982, Popular Electronics changed its name to "Computers and Electronics" to reflect the changing demographics and interests of the readers and evidencing the importance of computers to the hobbyist. This emphasis can be seen in the new masthead..."Computers" gain top billing.

Type Date Pg Article Title
Article Nov-82 64 Computer Clones
Article Nov-82 94 The 3" and 3-1/2" Minifloppy Battle
Article Nov-82 108 Computer Bits: Notes on Using Your Computer as a Secretary
Article Dec-82 47 Speech Board Makes Anything Talk
Article Dec-82 77 Memory Storage the Megabyte Way
Article Dec-82 102 Computer Bits: About the Card File
Article Dec082 104 Programmer's Notebook: Rolling the Dice Routines for a Board Game Program

 

Radio-Electronics

As you can see, I don't have as many of these (actually, I have quite a few, but they don't contain anything interesting :-).

Type Date Pg Article Title
Cover Jan-70 1 Start of the Digital Decade
Article Apr-70 44 Build Penniac Computer Game
Article May-70 44 Easy to build Computer Logic Circuits
Article Sep-70 94 Brains of Automation (CNC)
Article Series

 

 

Dec-70

Jan-71

Feb-71

 

 

33

52

87

RE's Logic Laboratory:

 

Part 1/3

Part 2/3

Part 3/3

Article Jun-71 64 Mounting IC Flat-Packs
Article Sep-71 50 How Digital Readouts Work
Article Dec-71 32 Tic-Tac-Tronix Game Computer (Don Lancaster)
Article Feb-72 40 Experimenting with A Binary Counting Demonstrator
Article Apr-72 50 Build RE's Digital Printing Computer
Article Series

 

 

May-72

Jun-72

Jul-72

 

 

33

55

59

Build RE's Digital IC Tester:

 

Part 1/3

Part 2/3

Part 3/3

Article May-72 40 IC Pocket Calculator
Article May-72 51 Build RE's Logic Demonstrator
Article Dec-72 35 The Transistor 25 years old
Article Dec-72 51 Calculators
Article Feb-74 1 IC's for Electronic Music, What's A ROM?
 
Article Feb-74 59 Build Improved ASCII Encoder
Cover Mar-74 1 Cover
Cover Apr-74 1 Cover
Cover May-74 1 Cover
Article Jun-74 48 Understanding MOS Character Generators
Article Jul-74 29 Build the Mark-8 Mini Computer
Article Jul-74 38 Understanding Calculator IC's
Article Aug-74 1 Cover
Article Sep-74 33 Put TIME on your TV Screen

Article

Sep-74

50

What's a RAM?

Article Series

 

 

 

Sep-74

Oct-74

Nov-74

Dec-74

Jan-75

 

 

 

58

51

54

52

47

40 Projects using COSMOS Digital IC's:

 

Part 1/5

Part 2/5

Part 3/5

Part 4/5

Part 5/5

Article Nov-74 42 First Computer Terminal You Build From A Kit
Article Nov-74 50 Digital Instruments for Electronics
Article Dec-74 16 Letters (TV Typewritter & Mark-8)
Cover Jan-75 1 Cover
Article Series

 

 

Feb-75

Mar-75

Apr-75

 

 

27

56

61

TV Typewriter II:

 

part 1/3

part 2/3

part 3/3

Article Feb-75 51 Add This UAR/T to Your TV Typewriter
Cover May-75 1 Cover
Article Jun-75 44 Make Your Own Reading Computer
Cover Jul-75 1 Cover
Cover Aug-75 1 Cover
Article Series

 

 

Sep-75

Oct-75

 

 

33

59

IC Doorbell Plays Your Song:

 

part 1/2

Part 2/2

Article Sep-75 56 TV Typewriter II screen-read board
Article Nov-75 50 TV Typewriter II manual cursor board
Article Nov-75 72 How a PROM works
Article Dec-75 29 TV Games at Home

Article Series

 

 

Jan-76

Feb-76

 

 

29

60

Pocket Data Terminal

 

part 1/2

part 2/2

Article Feb-76 14 Komputer Korner: First of a series
Article Mar-76 20 Komputer Korner: Software Introduction

Article Series

 

 

Mar-76

Apr-76

 

 

51

57

ASCII to BAUDOT Converter

 

part 1/2

part 2/2

Article Series

May-76

Jun-76

Jul-76

33

41

48

Build "dyna-micro" an 8080 Microcomputer (also includes parts 2 and 3 from the 6/76 and 7/76 issues)
Article Apr-76 20 Komputer Korner: Microcomputer anatomy and the way it communicates to the outside world
 
Article Apr-76 60 Serial Interface for TV II
Article May-76 18 Komputer Korner: Interface the microcomputer with input/output devices
Article Jun-76 18 Equipment Reports: EPA Micro-68 & Microcomputer Associates JOLT Microcomputer
 
Article Jun-76 22 Komputer Korner: How the microcomputer controls input/output devices
 
Article Jul-76 22 Komputer Korner: The 8080
Article Jul-76 40 mits World Altair Computer Convention
Article Aug-76 24 Komputer Korner: The 8080
Article Sep-76 22 Komputer Korner: Substituting microcomputer software for hardware
Article Oct-76 22 Komputer Korner: The 8255
Article Nov-76 24 Komputer Korner: The 8080 Arithmetic/Logic instructions and flags
Article Nov-76 30 Equipment Reports: JOLT 4K RAM
Article Nov-76 59 Create Sinewaves using Digital IC's (By Don Lancaster)
Article Dec-76 22 Komputer Korner: The 8080 Transfer of Control Instructions
Article Series

 

 

Dec-76

Jan-77

 

 

30

39

TV Games Roundup

 

part 1/2

part 2/2

Article Jan-77 22 Komputer Korner: Substitute Software for Hardware p2
Article Jan-77 66 Timeshare your minicomputer
Article Feb-77 22 Komputer Korner: Making Decisions
Article Mar-77 22 Komputer Korner: Stacks-what they are and how they're used
Article Apr-77 22 Komputer Korner: The 8080 IN/OUT instructions
Article Apr-77 26 Equipment Reports: Scelbi Computer 8008
Article Series

 

 

 

Apr-77

May-77

Jun-77

 

 

 

31

45

47

Build 2650-Based Microcomputer System

 

part 1/3

part 2/3

part 3/3

Article May-77 24 Komputer Korner: The 8080 operations
Article Jun-77 16 Computer Corner: Interrupts p1
Article Jul-77 22 Computer Corner: Interrupts p2
Article Aug-77 27 Equipment Reports: Infinite UC1800 Microcomputer
Article Aug-77 42 New Hobby Computers You Can Build From A Kit
Article Sep-77 54 Core Memories-How they work
Article Sep-77 78 Computer Corner: Logic Operations
Article Oct-77 76 Computer Corner: Interfacing a D/A Converter
Article Oct-77 101 Radio-Shack's New Computer System
Article Nov-77 78 Computer Corner: Z-80 p1
Article Nov-77 80 State of Solid State: The MM57109 Math Co-processor
Article Dec-77 48 How to Decipher Secret Messages
Article Dec-77 72 Computer Corner: Z-80 p2
Article Jan-78 46 Programmable TV Games
Article Jan-78 68 Computer Corner: Z-80 p3
Article Series

 

 

Feb-78

Mar-78

 

 

45

70

Hobby Computer Main-Frames

 

part 1/2

part 2/2

Article Feb-78 72 Computer Corner: Z-80 p4
Article Mar-78 68 Computer Corner: Z-80 p5
Article Apr-78 48 All About The S-100 Bus
Article Apr-78 80 Computer Corner: Z-80 p6
Article May-78 26 Equipment Report: RCA VIP Computer Kit
Article May-78 44 Digital Data Transmission
Article May-78 82 Computer Corner: 6502
Article Jun-78 37 Your OWN Computer
Article Jul-78 56 Computer Program
Article Jul-78 74 Computer Corner: Analog to Digital Converter Software
Article Aug-78 32 Investment Evaluation Program
Article Aug-78 38 Video Modulators
Article Aug-78 64 Computer Corner: 8080 Program for 8253 p1
Article Sep-78 34 Equipment Reports: Heathkits Model EC-1100
Article Sep-78 74 Computer Corner: 8080 Program for 8253 p2
Article Sep-78 78 State of Solid State: TMS1100
Article Oct-78 78 Computer Corner: 6800
Article Nov-78 34 Equipment Reports: Radio Shack TRS-80 Computer
Article Nov-78 41 How to Troubleshoot Digital Circuits
Article Nov-78 77 Circuit Ideas: Digitally Controlled Sine Wave Generator
Article Nov-78 82 Computer Corner: 8085 p1
Article Dec-78 43 Making PROM's Work For You
Article Dec-78 56 Hobby Computer Power Supplies
Article Dec-78 63 How to Design Digital Circuits p1
Article Dec-78 78 Computer Corner: 8085 p2

Review

May-79

24

Heath Model H17 Floppy-Disc System

General

May-79

85

Computer Products

Article

May-79

86

Computer Corner: DMA

Article

May-79

94

Solid State: I2L Process

Review

Jul-79

26

RCA CDP18S020 COSMAC Evaluation Kit

Review

Aug-79

26

Apple Disk ][ Floppy Disc System

Article

Aug-79

70

Computer Corner: 8085 vs. 8080

Article

Nov-79

43

TRS-80 Breadboard

General

Nov-79

86

8080 Real-time Clocks

Article

Dec-79

42

4-bit Bipolar Microprocessor (IDM2901A)

Article

Nov-80

58

Use a PIA for Simpler uP-Based Circuits

Article

Apr-81

56

1-IC Programmable Sound Generator (AY-3-8910/8912)

Article Series

 

Sep-84

Oct-84

Nov-84

 

63

83

65

Computer Controlled IC Tester for the S-100 Bus

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Article Series

 

 

 

Dec-84

Jan-85

Feb-85

 

 

 

69

51

69

ATARI Game Recorder (there is NO source code for the operating ROM provided in the article)

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Article Series

 

 

Apr-85

May-85

 

 

63

81

How to Design Microprocessor-based Projects (INS8073)

Part 1

Part 2

Article Jun-85 12 Build a Light Pen for Your Commodore 64
Article Aug-85 12 Cassette-to-Cassette Interface
Article Nov-85 4 Firmware Card
Article Dec-85 9

Tuning the Commodore 1541

Article Oct-87 96 Commodore Pulse Generator
Article Series

Feb-88

Mar-88

Apr-88

May-88

Jun-88

Jul-88

Aug-88

Sep-88

Oct-88

Nov-88

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51

46

45

45

65

65

Build the REACTS (Radio-Electronics Advanced Control System) Microcontroller. This is the "second coming" of Ed Roberts, designer of the MITS Altair.

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: CPU (theory)

Part 3: CPU (building)

Part 4: Storage System

Part 5: I/O Interfacing (part 1)

Part 6: I/O Interfacing (part 2)

Part 7: Terminal Console (part 1)

Part 8: Terminal Console (part 2)

Part 9: X-10 Interface

Part 10: X-10 Home Automation

Article May-88 89 Digital IC Tester - An Accessory For Your Commodore 64
Article Dec-88

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Build this Speech Synthesizer (Digitalker)

 

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