50 Years Ago, These Were the Ads in 73

73march66They say the days are long, but the decades are short. It’s hard to appreciate how far we’ve come in fifty years — both in terms of technology and prices!

Here are a few of the ads from the March, 1966 issue of 73 Magazine. Enjoy the walk down memory lane!

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And I can’t help but end with one of 73’s famous letters to the often-right and always-funny Wayne Green, W2NSD, SK:73march1966-36

Matt Thomas, W1MST, is the managing editor of AmateurRadio.com. Contact him at [email protected].

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