1980

SIGNAL HISTORY 1980-1989

- 16 pages in 1980

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SIGNAL issue 52, 1980
- multicolor web offset tabloid
- 5.000 circulation
- 16 pages, 290x410 mm
- 350 ads, photos
texts: IBM 82 electronic composer, Morisawa MC-201 Photo Typesetter


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SIGNAL issue 53, 1980
- multicolor web offset tabloid
- 5.000 circulation
- 16 pages, 290x410 mm
- 350 ads, photos
texts: IBM 82 electronic composer, Morisawa MC-201 Photo Typesetter

1981

- 16 pages in 1981

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SIGNAL issue 54, 1981
- multicolor web offset tabloid
- 5.000 circulation
- 16 pages, 290x410 mm
- 670 ads, photos
texts: IBM 82 electronic composer, Morisawa MC-201 Photo Typesetter


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SIGNAL issue 55, 1981
- multicolor web offset tabloid
- 5.000 circulation
- 16 pages, 290x410 mm
- 900 ads, photos
texts: IBM 82 electronic composer, Morisawa MC-201 Photo Typesetter

1982

- 36 pages in 1982

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SIGNAL issue 56, 1982
- multicolor web offset tabloid
- 5.000 circulation
- 20 pages, 290x410 mm
- 900 ads, photos
texts: IBM 82 electronic composer, Morisawa MC-201 Photo Typesetter


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SIGNAL issue 57, 1982
- multicolor web offset tabloid
- 5.000 circulation
- 16 pages, 290x410 mm
- 962 ads, photos
texts: IBM 82 electronic composer, Morisawa MC-201 Photo Typesetter

1983

- 36 pages in 1983

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SIGNAL issue 58, 1983
- multicolor web offset tabloid
- 5.000 circulation
- 16 pages, 290x410 mm
- 700 ads, photos
texts: IBM 82 electronic composer, Morisawa MC-201 Photo Typesetter


Signal's publisher and some of the letters received from the readers.


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SIGNAL issue 59, 1983
- multicolor web offset tabloid
- 5.000 circulation
- 20 pages, 290x410 mm
- 1400 ads, photos
texts: IBM 82 electronic composer, Morisawa MC-201 Photo Typesetter

1984

- 24 pages in 1984

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SIGNAL issue 60, 1984
- multicolor web offset tabloid
- 5.000 circulation
- 24 pages, 290x410 mm
- 1.700 ads, 200 photos
texts: IBM 82 electronic composer, Morisawa MC-201 Photo Typesetter


1985

- 64 pages in 1985

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SIGNAL issue 61, 1985
- multicolor web offset tabloid
- 5.000 circulation
- 24 pages, 290x410 mm
- 1.500 ads, 230 photos
texts: IBM 82 electronic composer, Morisawa MC-201 Photo Typesetter


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SIGNAL issue 62, 1985
- multicolor web offset tabloid
- 5.000 circulation
- 40 pages, 290x410 mm
- 1.700 ads, 300 photos
texts: IBM 82 electronic composer, Morisawa MC-201 Photo Typesetter
This giant multicolor tabloid Signal was propably the largest international penpal magazine ever printed anywhere !!!!!

1986

- 64 pages in 1986

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SIGNAL issue 63, 1986
- multicolor web offset magazine
- 8.000 circulation
- 64 pages, 190x265 mm
- 1.700 ads, 330 photos
texts: IBM 72 and IBM 82 electronic composers, Osborne I computer and Canon AP400 electric typewriter
This issue still available, a collector's piece, only US$ 2, 2, 4 IRCs postpaid.


1987

- 64 pages in 1987, and I received 4319 letters from the readers... larger photo
SIGNAL issue 64, 1987
- b&w web offset magazine
- 5.000 circulation
- 64 pages, 190x265 mm
- 1.110 ads, 250 photos
texts: IBM 72 and IBM 82 electronic composers, Osborne I computer and Canon AP400 electric typewriter
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SIGNAL issue 65, 1987
- multicolor web offset magazine
- 5.000 circulation
- 48 pages, 190x265 mm
- 1.000 ads, 250 photos
texts: IBM 72 and IBM 82 electronic composers, Osborne I computer and Canon AP400 electric typewriter

1988

- 40 pages in 1988

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SIGNAL issue 66, 1988
- b&w photocopy magazine
- 40 pages, 190x265 mm
- 1.000 ads, 400 photos
texts: IBM 72 and IBM 82 electronic composers, Osborne I computer and Canon AP400 electric typewriter


1989

- 32 pages in 1989

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SIGNAL issue 67, 1989
- photocopy, 2 different editions
- 16 pages, 210x297 mm
- 398 ads, 147 photos
texts: IBM 72 and IBM 82 electronic composers, Osborne I computer and Canon AP400 electric typewriter


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SIGNAL issue 68, 1989
- photocopy
- 16 pages, 210x297 mm
- 429 ads, 214 photos
texts: IBM 72 and IBM 82 electronic composers, Osborne I computer and Canon AP400 electric typewriter

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