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The latest greatest IDE is now available for download.

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Currently located at 807 East 18th Street, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613. Will be closed July 20 and reopening July 30 at our new location,…
In Lima, Ohio there is Fair Radio (https://fairradio.com/). It’s one of the few places heavy into old military electronics, some possibly…
773! I remember TV remotes like you describe, the ultrasonic ones. You could jingle your keys in front of the TV and it would change…
I think you’re thinking of Mendlesons. Haven’t been back to Dayton (or the Hamvention) in a…
Hey thegrendel, that would be Lou Kates (whose wife was Madylin Kates, the “concierge” from the original The Producers movie). It was…
I remember an excellent surplus electronics warehouse in Dayton Ohio. The warehouse was about 6 stories tall with each floor packed with…
(putting on my “old-fogey” hat) Well, sonny… ;-) I was “doing” electronics a couple of years before you were born, Pete… I don’t recall…
Here is one in Southern California (Orange County): Alltech Electronics https://www.yelp.com/biz/alltech-electronics-santa-ana
Here in/near Chicago, we have American Science & Surplus. https://www.sciplus.com/

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