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March 09, 2012, 16:39

I spent many many hours on ADM-3As, when I could get on one, back in the early 80s. Most of the terminals in the University of New Mexico computer center were DECWriters, which were basically printers with keyboards. If you could get on an ADM, that was lux. Plus, some of ADMs had 1200 baud Gandalf modems, too, which were much faster than the 300 baud ones on most terminals.

Plus, if you were on a tube, you could play snake.

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Jerry Hubbard Permalink
March 27, 2012, 03:22

Andy you are getting old. I looked into University of New Mexico in the mid 70s. With a wife and daughter, plus bills, the Army's (Radar) training landed good tech jobs over the years. Wish I had the resources to get an EE back then. It would have been more fun.

Great discussion.

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