punching paper tape

Bill Degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Fri Mar 26 14:38:59 CDT 2021

On Fri, Mar 26, 2021 at 3:35 PM Al Kossow via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>

> On 3/26/21 12:31 PM, Guy Fedorkow via cctalk wrote:
> > wow, what format?
> >    The codes I'm punching should line up with a long-dead machine,
> > Whirlwind from MIT, so I think you'd consider them to be 7-track binary,
> > i.e., same size as an 8-track teletype tape with one track blank
> Real Whirlwind tape is narrower than standard 1" paper tape.
> The reason I have not offered to do this is the blank tape that I
> have would not be period correct, nor the right width.
Is it baudot width?  If so someone in the Greenkeys mailing list can help.
Or they'd be able to help regardless.  I can print standard 1 inch tapes, I
have a working Teletype right here in my office.  Because that's what
normal people have, right?


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