[vcf-midatlantic] Looking for time on working PDP-11 (or other DECs minicomputers)?

Bill Degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 00:56:13 UTC 2022

We have a pdp 11/05 and PDP 8e at kennett classic (kennettclassic.com).

On Mon, Mar 14, 2022 at 8:48 PM Michael Casadevall via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Hey all,
> I'm curious if anyone knows if there are museums on the east coast (and
> ideally close to New Jersey) that have working PDP machines, and may allow
> some time working with them. I've been wanting to do a video on some of the
> PDP series machines, and especially some of the other operating systems
> beside UNIX such as RT-11. I know it's possible to emulate most of these in
> SIMH, but I'd prefer to at least be able to show the real hardware in
> action.
> Ideally, I'm looking for time on a PDP-11, and a PDP-8, but I'd mostly like
> to capture these minicomputers running for real, including loading tape,
> and more if possible. Figure this was the best place to ask on potential
> leads. For those who don't know me, I'm NCommander at YouTube, and I've
> been at the last few VCF events.
> Hope someone can point me in the right direction,
> ~ NCommander

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