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IBM 1401 Restoration Project
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2015 Activities
May 13 Assembly of IBM 729-V Tape Drive Vacuum Pump
May 5 WWAM Patents
Apr 23 IBM SMS card database from Ken Shirriff
linked from SMS Cards, here
Apr 6 e-mails about Joe Logue, Max Paley, Vince Learson, Bob Evans, ..., & gold plated contacts, wirewrap, ...
Mar 28 link A Description & Assessment by Ken Shirriff
linked from near here
Mar 20 four letter threads with Alan Kay and 1401 added to Other Stories
Mar 16 Much has been added to Germanium Alloy Transistors
added - and a Small C cross compiler?
Mar 5 added Demo Programs as of March 5, 2015 linked from near Demo Planning, Demo Software, Education
Feb 16 Much has been added to Germanium Alloy Transistors
Feb 10 added IBM 1402 Reader/Punch Maintenance pictures and a bit of history
Jan 14 added Various 1401 Models
Jan 14 added Esoteric Factoids You hope you will never need to know ;-))
Jan 14 added Van Snyder's 1401 Programming Hints
Jan 14 added 9 Detailed pictures of the WWAM in the French lab
Jan 9 added 1401 Tiny Basic would you believe ??

2014 Activities
Dec 19 added more WWAM photos
Dec 7 added Software e-mails Dec-02-2014 and a few more days
Nov 9 added Tony Sale Award from the Computer Conservation Society
Oct 4 added a guide to IBM 1401 programming by Daniel D. McCracken, 1962
to index.html#1401-Software and 1401SoftwDevel.html#Reference
July 25 Replaced the ILDs photographed by Carl Claunch with
ILDs scanned by Al Kossow. See here down about 5 items.
added A Haanstra story - from Charles Branscomb
June 6 added 1401-ILDs - 15 MB, photographed by Carl Claunch
The IBM 1401, its internal use of "qui-binary"
Feb 9 Reorganized "E-Mails - 1401 Language Processors on Magnetic Tape"
Added Porting ROPE to the MAC Ron Mak and Michael Albaugh Feb 9, 2014
Feb 7 added how to attach peripherals to a ROPE simulation - the printer is attached by default -
Jan 9 added stories by Simon Barratt and Alan Kay

2013 Activities
Dec 10 Towards Fixing SMS Cards including Grant Saviers' proposed SMS card tester
Nov 21 1401 Room open any time museum is open
Demo day is Wednesday 3:00 to 3:30
added C24-1404-3 1401 Installation Manual Jan 1962, 16 MB .pdf
added 1401 OEM Information - 1961 - 1.3 MB .pdf
added IBM Customer Engineering Manual of Instruction 729, II, III, IV - 223-68-6845 - 1958, 5 MB
added SMS Card Drawings unlabled, 10 MB
Nov 1 added IBM's Terminology, 'Rosetta Stone' by Carl Claunch
Oct 20 added LOGIC FAMILIES IN THE 1401 by Carl Claunch
Sept 19 added How much tab room equipment could an IBM 1401 replace?
June 26 added Exhibit Status
June 12 added German System Exceptions
April 11 added World Inventory of IBM 1401 Machines, linked from 1401 Inventory/location
Mar 2 added A "computer music" trailer
Jan 30 added IBM cards used round holes until the early 1930s, then rectangular holes

Truncated here - back one year is enough :-))


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