[vcf-midatlantic] Museum report

Martin A Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Sat Apr 7 18:39:33 EDT 2018

On 4/7/2018 3:34 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>         The gray wall makes it look like the Univac is installed in a
>>         "computer   room".
>>     Exactly! This computer was used on U.S. Navy cruisers/destroyers,
>>     so we wanted to evoke that style. We have some ideas to do more of
>>     that if resources ever allow.
>>>> yes, very nice work​ indeed
>> the battleship gray color scheme invokes a good sentiment
>> Might I suggest something for the wall,
>> perhaps a wall sized poster with the backdrop showing the inside of 
>> the naval ship where the computer would be located.
> I'm thinking about something like that. Not sure if it will get done 
> before VCF East.
>> Like the one in the USS Midway museum, this gives an added sense of 
>> depth to the exhibit
>> something like this,I just picked one at random of the USS Midway
>> http://www.midwaysailor.com/clintgriffin/sinsroom-001b.jpg
> That's the exact same tape drive as with our system!

What you need is a Dynalec Type G  dial phone on the desk.

NSN is 5805-00-093-1418 in case you want to search for one.

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