Archive for 24 May 2012

Vintage Blink

In 1953, Rayteheon delivered the first order for CK722. Introduced by Raytheon in 1953, the CK722 was the first low cost junction transistor available to the general public. Jack Ward reports that “It was an instant success. Countless “build it yourself” articles were published in the popular electronics press and hobbyist magazines. Many of the […]