Harris H800 Computer

Mark J. Blair nf6x at nf6x.net
Thu Apr 21 10:29:14 CDT 2016

> On Apr 21, 2016, at 07:27, Paul Koning <paulkoning at comcast.net> wrote:
> Thick mat of twisted pair wiring, and console with two round CRTs, that's a good description of a CDC 6000 series mainframe.  They certainly weren't as easy to use as Unix machines, but a lot faster than anything else at the time they were released.

Ah, then I am probably confusing two different memories: Seeing a CDC 6000, and using a Harris H800 remotely. I recall that whatever OS was running on the H800 was very un-UNIX-like, but that's the extent of my memory.

Mark J. Blair, NF6X <nf6x at nf6x.net>

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