GFS ELECTRONICS
 - THE EARLY DAYS -
DETAILS OF SOME OF GFS ELECTRONICS EARLY HISTORY - THE LATE 1970's TO EARLY 1980's 

by Greg Whiter, VK
4IG (Ex VK3CA)

 

Page 2 of 7 - The first GFS Electronic Imports Catalogue

THe Front Cover of GFS Electronic Imports first Catalogue
GFS Electronics 1982-83 Catalogue - Page 1
Shown above are the first two pages from GFS Electronic Imports first catalogue. The 16 page catalogue was produced in 1982 to cover the 1982 - 1983 years and was incorporated as a lift out in both CB Action and Amateur Radio Action magazines.

The contents page above gives an idea of number of companies that GFS Electronic Imports was representing at that time. GFS were also manufacturing a small number of electronic kits, including the model MDK-17 RTTY modulator-demodulator and EXP-32 Memory Expander kit for the JIL SX-200 scanning receiver.
1982-83 Catalogue Outside Back Cover
Above is the outside back cover of the 1982 - 1983 catalogue. It includes pictures of the front of their 15 McKeon Road, Mitcham, Victoria, Australia store along with a view of the product display area and their equipment service area, with Jak Melia servicing a transceiver.


Next Page - Equipment Of The Early 1980's

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Links to other pages in the "GFS Electronics History" Article
Page 1 GFS Electronics History - GFS Electronic Imports Arrives
Page 2 GFS Electronics History - The First Catalogue - 1982
Page 3 GFS Electronics History - Early 1980's Products
Page 4 GFS Electronics History - 1984 Catalogue - Part 1
Page 5 GFS Electronics History - 1984 Catalogue - Part 2
Page 6 GFS Electronics History - 1984 Catalogue - Part 3
Page 7 GFS Electronics History - 1984 Catalogue - Part 4


 

Any comments on this article should be directed to the author, Greg Whiter at: GregWhiter@portablemasts.com.au

The Author, Greg Whiter, was employed by Bail Electronic Services (see 1974 Bail Electronics staff photo) from the late 1960's through to 1977. Following this period he formed GFS Electronic Imports, GFS Electronics and then in 2012 Portable Masts Australia Pty Ltd, of which he is a director today.

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