VAX in action

Paul Anderson useddec at
Mon Oct 12 19:37:46 CDT 2015

If he needs any parts, let me know.

On Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 2:55 PM, Jason Howe <jason at> wrote:

> I was just speaking with a guy who works in the physics department at work
> (A large State University) .  He was looking for a 68pin SCSI card for some
> purpose, which I was able to find for him in my pile-o-stuff.
> It turns out he's trying to revive one of their VMS machines which didn't
> come back after a power outage a couple weeks ago.   Then I learn that
> they're still using a VAX to run their freakin' particle accelerator, I
> asked if I could see that stuff in action.  So, I'm going to go over for a
> tour sometime in the next couple weeks.  :)
> He also mentioned that they're starting to transition off the old DEC
> hardware -- this is also my chance to be sure it doesn't just end up in the
> bin.
> --Jason

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