tube technology and EMP

Stan Barr stanb at
Thu Apr 21 15:11:45 CDT 2005


Jules Richardson said:
> On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 11:53 -0600, woodelf wrote:
> > Randy McLaughlin wrote:
> > 
> > Now back to the USSR ... Did Russia ever do any small computer designs 
> > other than
> > clone DEC equipment?
> *somewhere* at Bletchley we have a book (circa late 60's is my guess)
> about Soviet computer technology. I'll see if I can lay my hands on it
> this weekend (I have a feeling it may be on loan to one of the other
> guys at the moment though)
> How much of what's described in there is of original design I don't
> know. Will see if I can find it anyway...
> cheers
> Jules

MESM, M-1, STRELA, SETUN, and ELBRUS seem to have been largely original,
but they were big iron.  See the book I mentioned in my previous mail,
I've just finished reading it, very interesting...

Stan Barr  stanb at

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