Harris VOS question

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Sat Feb 18 22:15:52 CST 2017

On Sat, 18 Feb 2017, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> I'm looking at what I suspect is a labeled Harris VOS (Vulcan) tape.
> Is it the case that the Harris minis are incapable of writing tape
> records that aren't a multiple of 3 bytes in length?  The reason I ask
> is that the VOL HDR, etc. records all seem to be 81 bytes in length.
> All other records on the tape are also a multiple of 3 bytes long.
> Anyone remember anything like this?  The Bitsavers documents are of no
> help as far as I can determine.

Does the Harris use a 24 bit word?

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