lbickley at bickleywest.com
Wed Sep 7 02:22:30 CDT 2016
On Tue, 6 Sep 2016 22:43:05 -0700
Bob Rosenbloom <bobalan at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > On Sep 6, 2016, at 6:16 PM, Al Kossow <aek at bitsavers.org> wrote:
> >> On 9/6/16 4:18 PM, Tom Gardner wrote:
> >> A friend of mine died recently; he was amongst many things an
> >> electronics tinkerer and has a closet full of small parts in bin
> >> cabinets (resistors, capacitors, ICs, transistors, hardware,
> >> etc.).
> > There is also a Unicomp 18 bit minicomputer, paper tape reader, and
> > FFT processor circa 1972 in the garage (6ft rack) with full
> > documentation.
> > I walked out of the donations meeting with the other curators today
> > who thought it was a piece of s**t and didn't want to take it,
> > calling it a 'dumpster fire'
> > Art was a friend of mine.
> > Hopefully it can go someplace where it can be appreciated.
> > Talk to Tom about it, unfortunately, time is short.
> I have room for it. I emailed and called Tom so at least it should
> not get scrapped. Wish it had a real front panel though.
I called and talked to Tom as well. So have other Bay Area folks. I
suspect that very little, if any, will be scrapped.
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