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Silicon Chip

(with Vintage Radio section)
English | Hobbyist Journal
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Author Editor
Publisher ISBN
Silicon Chip Publications Pty Ltd., Australia
Collaroy, NSW
Date of issue / Date of first publication Periodicity
November 1987 monthly
Format Pages
Print Type Type
color Hobbyist Journal
Short Description

Silicon Chip is an Australian electronics magazine.
It was started in November, 1987
by ex- Electronics Australia staff: Leo Simpson, Greg Swain, John Clarke and Robert Flynn.. Following the demise of Electronics Australia, it is the only hobbyist-related electronics magazine remaining in Australia.

Some time after Electronics Australia closed its doors, Silicon Chip Publications Pty Ltd purchased the titles Electronics Australia, Electronics Today (International), Radio, TV & Hobbies, Radio & Hobbies and Wireless Weekly.

Leo Simpson – November 1987 to July 2018
Nicholas Vinen – August 2018 to Present

Leo Simpson – November 1987 to December 2016
Nicholas Vinen – January 2017 to Present


The magazine has features such as

  • Projects to build
  • Serviceman's Log
  • Computer Features
  • Vintage Radio
  • Product Showcase
  • Mailbag/Ask Silicon Chip
  • Circuit Notebook (reader contributions)

(Info from Wikipedia Feb. 2016)

It is not intended to continue this series. The only feature of the magazine, relevant for this platform, is the 'Vintage Radio' section that started with March 1988 issue.

The commercial part of this publication is listed as a separate company here.

Created by: Franz Harder (18.Feb.16) available by: Gary Cowans


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Index of Silicon Chip vintage radio articles 2022
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Index of Silicon Chip vintage radio articles
Franz Harder

The PDF appendix to this Australian magazine shows an index of
Silicon Chip vintage radio articles 1988 - 2016.

They are linked to radiomuseum models where applicable.
(update Aug.2016 - thanks to Gary Cowans)

New update Feb. 2017 available now

Franz Harder

New update Dec. 2017 available now

Franz Harder

New update Sept. 2018 available now

Franz Harder

New update April 2019 available now

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New update Feb. 2020 available now

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New update Oct. 2020 available now

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