[vcf-midatlantic] Head alignment tape

Duane Craps DBC1964 at cox.net
Thu Jun 15 18:57:43 EDT 2017


This past work session Bill Dromgoole applied power to the museum's 
UNIVAC 1540 Magnetic Tape Unit. There were problems but just seeing the 
indicators lit up is good progress. I wonder if anyone has a 800 BPI, 
NRZ  Master Head Alignment Tape (skew tape) to donate to VCF. Since we 
are not likely to ever run into a commercial tape I guess I could tweak 
the handlers to mach each other if they even require alignment but, it 
would be better to be able to do it the right way.  Also could use some 
blank or good used tapes. It might be a long time before we need them 
but it would be nice to have them available.

Duane Craps

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