[amsat-bb] Re: An Off-Topic Question
Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ
gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Fri Jan 2 14:59:10 PST 2009
D. Mynatt wrote:
> I asked sometime ago in the group, but sometimes things change and stuff comes along so I thought I'd ask again and see if any one had a mini-computer like a PdP-11 with tapes drives and the large external disk drives in the floor boxes.
> As I mentioned before, just trying to find a unit to show students the older technologies as well as how to program with Cobol/Fortran.
> Using PCs is the best way to do a lot of stuff, but a mini-mainframe is the visually appealing idea.
> Just thought I'd ask in case things changed out there!
Hm, I've just donated mine to a museum in the south of England...
I'll try and look out some pics of it.
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