[vcf-midatlantic] Need a couple AUI cables - building 10base-5 LAN

VAXman at tmesis.org VAXman at tmesis.org
Wed Jun 29 19:25:07 EDT 2016

Jim Scheef via vcf-midatlantic writes: 

>Hello all, Please forgive my infrequent lurking. For those who do not
>know me (most = of you) I'm the guy who helps Kelly in the consignment
>room at VCF-E = each year.=20 I've decided to build a 10base-5 LAN
>segment in my basement. Right now = I'm in the collecting the parts
>stage and need 2 or 3 AUI cables no more = than 2 meters long. They must
>have that arcane DB-15 connector with the = sliding clip.=20 I also need
>two N-connector terminators (50 ohm, of course). So far I have a three
>short lengths of real ether hose with N-connectors = and three Cabletron
>ST-500 transceivers (2 more would be nice). = Unfortunately these have a
>BNC connector where the vampire tap should = be, so I'm working on
>that.=20 In the meantime, some short, good AUI cables would be a big
>boost. I = will be happy to pay reasonable price plus shipping. Anyone? 
>Longer term, would it not be cool if our museum had a working 10base-5 =
>LAN hanging from the rafters providing connectivity between the Vaxen, =
>PDPs and other period machines? Maybe even to the inter-tubes! 

And a large etherhose!

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