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saddened by the apparent lack of interest in circuit basics by
the current pocket-protector generation. Mr. Frenzel did a
splendid job of explaining just what has happened over the
past 30+ years, and, to some extent, has allayed my fears
that the electronics enthusiast will become an absolute slave
to off-the-shelf technology.
Nuts & Volts continues to present a broad spectrum of
interesting articles, which I hope will continue. Ray Marston's
series on bipolar transistors, Chris Hannold's introduction to
FPGAs, and even Don Stulken's letter in “Reader Feedback”
(including Nuts & Volts kind offer to distribute Don's circuits
and notes) help not only to maintain an interest in
electronics basics, but to prove that interest does, indeed,
continue to exist at this level. I will always maintain that a
grounding in basics is essential, for, as the quote implies,
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to
Dear Nuts & Volts:
I greatly appreciate and enjoy your publication. As an
electronics student and hobbyist, I thank you and all your
contributing editors. I've learned more from your publication
than in the 18 months of tech-school that I attended (for a
great deal of money!). We live and learn.
Thank you, God bless, and keep up the good work!
Freddy R. Lazzu
can you lift?
Revealed in the March 2004
issue of SERVO Magazine.