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John S.


On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 1:40 PM, Allard, Mark G <MGAllard@nwc.edu> wrote:

> Old memories die hard.
>
> While my dad was working at the computer center for our local utility, I
> remember pushing my Tonka trucks around on the suspended floors--still
> remember the clickity-clack the tires made going over those 2-foot square
> removable floor panels.  Also trying to figure out what to do with old
> punch cards and used tractor-feed graybar paper.
>
> Mark A
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dale H. Cook [mailto:radiotest@juno.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 04, 2012 12:34
> To: crtech@crtech.org
> Subject: Re: [CRTech] SEMI TECH: "Tinkering" (WAS: SBE ...)
>
> At 11:29 AM 5/4/2012, Jerry Mathis wrote:
>
> >The first computer I ever worked with was the good old (yes, you
> >guessed
> >it) Radio Shack TRS-80 (a.k.a. the "Trash-80").
>
> Some of us go a bit farther back than that. I built some machines in the
> early '60s to demonstrate computer circuits at science fairs. The first
> real computers that I used were IBM Systems 1130 and 1620 in 1967, followed
> in 1968 by a System 360, and then in college the CDC 3600. In broadcasting
> I put in a few years on a DEC pdp8/m in the mid-80s before I ever saw a PC
> at work.
>
> Dale H. Cook, Market Chief Engineer, Centennial Broadcasting,
> Roanoke/Lynchburg, VA http://plymouthcolony.net/starcityeng/index.html
>
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**John S.

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