DECtape ancestry

Al Kossow aek at
Thu Mar 11 20:18:09 CST 2021

On 3/11/21 6:16 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> On 3/11/21 6:12 PM, Bob Smith via cctalk wrote:
>> My recollection was the Linc was inspired by the Whirlwind. Whirlwind
>> predates it by a few years.
> Tom Stockebrand is the connecting link between all of these tape systems.
> I don't know if he was involved with the original Raytheon tape design
> for Whirlwind but he is known to have work on the tape system for the
> Memory Test Computer and certainly would be aware of how the WW tape
> system worked.
  He also did the magtape system for TX-2

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