First Computer Store

william degnan billdegnan at
Fri Jul 24 10:24:50 CDT 2015

Oh I don't know...I think these had some interest in 1975

Also take a look at the run of Byte mags published in 1975, plus
People's Computer Company Newsletters from 1975.

On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 11:18 AM, Richard Loken
<richardlo at> wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Jul 2015, Murray McCullough wrote:
>> A momentus event happened 40 years ago around this time, July 1975,
>> the world's first computer store opened in West Los Angeles, called
>> Arrow Head Computer Store, tag-lined, 'The Computer Store'. It was
>> opened by Dick Heiser. How time has flown by!
> What did they sell in 1975?
> I remember reading articles in "73 Magazine" circa 1976 about the
> interesting things that could be done with an 8008, some 2102s, and 500
> linear feet of wirewrap but I was doing broadcast elctronics maintenance for
> a living and far more inclined to race bicycles than dabble in electronics
> in my spare time.  Five years later I working in computing instead of
> broadcasting and everthing started to change.
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