Well, I am mortified -- I just got an email back from the publisher of Practical Electronics -- he confirms that there was no "Take 20" series there, so you are correct -- I must have been reading it in Practical Wireless (take me outside and spank me now! :-)
I really regret the disappearance of these shops.
Re the long link -- in the future you should go to https://bitly.com/ and use them to shrink the large URL to a smaller, more manageable version -- for example, I just used it to shrink your monster URL to the following http://bit.ly/138rhDo
At one stage there was another magazine called Everyday Electronics - mostly beginners type projects. I think "Take 20" was in there (but could be wrong). EE eventually merged with PE to a new mag called Everyday Practical Electronics (mouthful!) which I think carried over the Take 20 column. Anyway, Max, your contacts there will give us the real story I am sure.
Really? Did they not have this in Practical Electronics also? I'm "gob-smacked" as they say. In fact, I'm just about to send an email to the original publisher of Practical Electronics asking him about this.
I'm not saying you aren't right, you understand -- and I did read Practical Wireless also .. .but I would have sworn this was in Practical Electronics -- watch this space...
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