paper tape archiving

Bill Degnan billdegnan at
Wed Jul 29 16:14:28 CDT 2020

Hi all.
I was wondering if there are any good online resources on reading for the
purpose of archiving 8-bit papertapes of unknown origin.  I have been
reading tapes as text and also as binary, 8/n/1 thinking that's going to
capture everything.  I load into a hex editor, and if necessary convert to

I am wondering if there any persons who have a systematic process they'd
like to share for this kind of work. I will share the tapes I have with the
community, but there is no point if I am not doing it right.


More information about the cctalk mailing list