The PDP11/04 has landed..
rlloken at telus.net
Sun Feb 7 22:57:08 CST 2016
On Sun, 7 Feb 2016, Jos Dreesen wrote:
> Yesterday I picked up the PDP11/04 that Jay mentioned a few days ago.
> Less than 15 miles from home !
First week on the job in March 1980, my new boss brought me two pdp11/04s
and a box of memeory chips. He to told me to double the memory in
the two computers by populating all the empty holes on the memory boards.
Fortunately I started with only one memory board.
All the holes were full of solder so I tried to clear the solder before
putting in the chips. It seemed that every time I touched the soldering
iron to the board, any nearby traces immediately lifted and rolled up.
I never finished the first board and I never started the second board.
Up until then I thought I knew how to solder.
Richard Loken VE6BSV, Systems Programmer - VMS : "...underneath those
Athabasca University : tuques we wear, our
Athabasca, Alberta Canada : heads are naked!"
** rlloken at telus.net ** : - Arthur Black
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