[vcf-midatlantic] LSSM outing
touchetek at gmail.com
Sun May 1 09:18:54 EDT 2016
On 5/1/2016 12:21 AM, Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> I had a great time at Dave McGuire's Large Scale Systems Museum
> (LSSM) on Saturday. Lots of interested folks touring the museum.
> Several Federation members in attendance, including (obviously) Dave
> McGuire, Matt Patoray, Connor Krukosky, Sridhar Ayengar and wife
> Roopa, Ian Primus, Jeff Jonas and Dan Roganti. Corey Little was just
> down the street with his pop-up CP/Museum.
> We managed to sneak in a little work on one of Dave's newly
> acquired systems, an HP 2117F mini. The power supply checked out (and
> no foam!), but entering a program from the front panel indicated some
> sort of memory issues. The system came with a 2102E High Speed memory
> controller, four 64KW HS memory boards, M.E.M. board, Memory Protect
> and D.C.P.C. board. The I/O cage had the Time Base Generator, Firmware
> Expansion Module (FEM), BACI, Terminal interface and 13037C disc
> controller interface. All it needs is an HP-IB interface (12821) and
> possibly some additional ROMs, and it can run RTE-6/VM.
> Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
> Old Technology http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/
Nice sorry I missed it AGAIN.
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