[vcf-midatlantic] OT: Will be in Philly, anything I should check out
ragooman at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 14:30:45 EDT 2016
On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 12:26 PM, Bill Dromgoole via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> If you get a chance try to visit the Battleship New Jersey museum.
> Take the fire control turret II tour and you can see an operational
> mechanical computer.
> There are also a lot of teletypes and paper tape devices.
> I think there is a AN/UYK-20 computer on display as well.
> Its a little pricey at $29.95 but is worth it.
> The tour is at 11:00 am on Saturday and Sunday.
> Takes an hour and a half.
I hear they use that ship as part of a tour to reenact the Philadelphia
Experiment. All participants are required to sign an insurance waiver in
the event they don't return, or coalesce within the hull of the ship.
Admission is free of charge
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