BBC coverage: Colossus vs. Modern hardware

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Thu Nov 15 17:01:57 CST 2007


On 15 Nov 2007 at 17:33, William Donzelli wrote:

> While the two stars of the show, Colossus and SZ42, are getting the
> limelight, I am most interested in the modem on the German end. Will
> they be using original equipment? What  was used during the war? Was
> it an "Fug O 3" by any chance?

This timetable seems to indicate that it's BP's SZ42 that will be 
used by the German side:

http://www.codesandciphers.org.uk/cevent.htm

This blog appears to confirm this:

http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/technology/2007/11/15/colossus_is_codebrea
king_at_bletchley_park_again.html

Cheers,
Chuck




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