CDC 6600/Cyber 73 Memories - WAS: Harris H800 Computer

Paul Koning paulkoning at
Thu Apr 21 19:49:32 CDT 2016

> On Apr 21, 2016, at 5:01 PM, Rich Alderson <RichA at> wrote:
> From: Paul Koning
> Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2016 11:48 AM
>> I don't think there are any Cyber 70 (CDC 6000 series) systems still
>> running, but there's one in emulation, running PLATO.  See
>> It even has emulated console tubes...
> I can't speak to Cyber 70 systems, but the 6500 at LCM runs SCOPE, KRONOS,
> and NOS quite nicely.  Getting it to this point was a very big project.

Sorry, I was unclear, I meant production machines.  Yes, you've got yours, and that's quite an achievement.

> You should come visit, and talk to the principal engineer who did most of
> the work of making it run.

Not sure if I'll get to your area, but if I do, I'll plan on that.


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