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 Post subject: Tubes to the Rescue
PostPosted: August 10th, 2020, 9:59 pm 
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Miniaturized and ruggedized - before the Nuvistor

https://www.wired.com/story/the-american-scientists-who-saved-london-from-nazi-drones/


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 Post subject: Re: Tubes to the Rescue
PostPosted: August 10th, 2020, 10:39 pm 
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This also might be of interest -

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Diamond_(engineer)#Proximity_Fuze_development


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 Post subject: Re: Tubes to the Rescue
PostPosted: August 10th, 2020, 10:52 pm 
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Local Trivia (That I have Enjoyed on Occasion) : Diamond's daughter Zelda Fichandler along with her husband Thomas C. Fichandler in 1950 co-founded the Arena Stage in Washington DC.[9]

brombo wrote:
This also might be of interest -

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Diamond_(engineer)#Proximity_Fuze_development


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 Post subject: Re: Tubes to the Rescue
PostPosted: August 11th, 2020, 7:31 am 
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Goes to prove any technology can be made to work if you know what your are doing. Some are harder and more expensive than others but the key is the knowledge and implementation.


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 Post subject: Re: Tubes to the Rescue
PostPosted: August 11th, 2020, 10:05 am 
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Goes to prove any technology can be made to work if you know what your are doing. Some are harder and more expensive than others but the key is the knowledge and implementation.


To quote NASA: "Need is the Mother of invention."

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