wet-behind-the-ears whippersnapper seeking advice on building a nationwide network

Barton F Bruce barton at barton.net
Tue Sep 20 05:22:43 UTC 2011

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 >Does anybody actually *have* a functional 7 track drive?

The folks restoring at least one IBM 1401 probably have several.


Other than replacing a lot of older tab shop hardware, a primary
function for may 1401s was to do card reading and printing for jobs
submitted on 7 track tape to 7094s.

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