"History - Preservation - Application"

Tube Collector is the official publication of the Tube Collectors Association. Whether you collect tubes or simply have an interest in history and electronics, our bimonthly magazine is for you! Every issue of Tube Collector is packed with informative articles on a wide range of aspects of the tube collecting hobby and electronic history as shown below. Regular features include club announcements, reader feedback, buy/sell/trade, and auction results. Members also receive annual Special Publications. Tube Collector is edited by Ludwell Sibley, respected author of the reference volume Tube Lore, who has also written hundreds of tube related articles for various radio publications.

Back issues of Tube Collector are available! Sets of all years from 1999 through the present are available at $18 per year for North America, $23 elsewhere. Save 15% when ordering two or more years! Each year's set includes all six issues of Tube Collector as well as any Special Publications. Send orders to:


Tube Collectors Association
PO Box 636
Ashland, OR 97520


If you have questions, please contact the editor, Lud Sibley: tubelore@jeffnet.org.

Click on the images of each year below to see detailed descriptions of each issue and our annual special publications:

 2018 - TCA's Twentieth Year

 2017 - TCA's Nineteenth Year

 2016 - TCA's Eighteenth Year

 2015 - TCA's Seventeenth Year

 2014 - TCA's Sixteenth Year

 2013 - TCA's Fifteenth Year

 2012 - TCA's Fourteenth Year

 2011 - TCA's Thirteenth Year

 2010 - TCA's Twelfth Year
 2009 - TCA's Eleventh Year

 2008 - TCA's Tenth Year

 2007 - TCA's Ninth Year

 2006 - TCA's Eighth Year

 2005 - TCA's Seventh Year

 2004 - TCA's Sixth Year

 2003 - TCA's Fifth Year

 2002 - TCA's Fourth Year

 2001 - TCA's Third Year

 2000 - TCA's Second Year

 1999 - TCA's First Year