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Issue 4
July 1982

Nigel Clark
Consultant editor
Mike Johnston
Production editor
Harold Mayes
William Scolding
Advertisement director
Simon Horgan
Editorial director
John Sterlicchi
Advertisement manager
Les Morton
Editorial/production assistant
Margaret Hawkins
Managing director
Terry Cartwright
Richard Hease

Sinclair User is published monthly by ECC Publications Ltd. It is not in any way connected with Sinclair Research Ltd.

  • SINCLAIRVOYANCE We consider the future for retailing in the Sinclair market and its effect on suppliers.

  • SCHOOLS SPOT A teacher, Dave Sayers, writes about his experiences using the ZX-81 in his school.

  • LETTERS More brickbats and bouquets from our readers.

  • SINCLAIR USER CLUB As our special club gets under way, we offer our second Star Bargain to club members.

  • SPECTRUM REVIEW Stephen Adams looks inside the new Sinclair machine and likes what he sees.

  • NEWS WH Smith's future plans, ZX shows around the country, and the sponsorship of the Cambridge half-marathon.

  • AMATEUR RADIO Julian Moss looks at the uses of the ZX-81 in radio shacks.

  • NEW USERS Last month, Nicole Segre told the story of the mother's lament of her son's computer. This month she tells how she fought back.

  • READER SURVEY We ask you to tell us what you think of Sinclair User and the market for Sinclair products and spin-offs.

  • PROGRAM PRINTOUT Another eight pages of special programs, with one for the ZX-80.

  • PROGRAM AIDS Phil Garrett looks at disassemblers and assemblers which are on the market.

  • SOFTWARE SCENE We look at the new programs.

  • HARDWARE WORLD More of the new items in the hardware market are reviewed.

  • NEW BUSINESS Richard Altwasser and Steven Vickers, two of the leading figures in the design of the Spectrum, have launched their own company.

  • HELPLINE Andrew Hewson and more of the problems which people find in using their Sinclair machines.

  • MIND GAMES Philip joy examines a game of chess which can fit into 1K.

  • MACHINE CODE The final part of the series by Mike Biddell on machine code programming.

  • COMPETITION Following the success of our previous competitions, we offer another printer and the Memopak 64K RAM pack as prizes this month.

  • ADVERTISEMENT INDEX Your guide to the many items on offer in the pages of Sinclair User.


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Sinclair User
ISSN No. 0262-5458

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