Reading a PDP-11 RL02: Anyone Around the U.S. West Coast?

Bill Degnan billdegnan at
Sun Feb 11 12:15:14 CST 2018

What is the OS of the disks, what system was this disk used to create/save
files to the RL02?

On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 6:24 PM, Paul Hardy via cctech <cctech at
> wrote:

> Greetings,
> I have an old PDP-11 RL02 that I would like to read, to preserve its data
> for archival purposes.  Ideally I would like to extract and store every
> block on the disk.  I am in southern California but would be willing to
> drive a day or so to anyone who still has an RL02 disk drive on a PDP-11 or
> VAX and can read it.
> I can bring a computer with X/Y/Zmodem/Kermit and RS-232 cables if that
> helps.
> Thanks,
> Paul Hardy

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