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    Greetings from Ohio

    Actually, now that you mention it, I have an old Winbook stashed in the closet I bought a long time ago. The screen is cracked, but it still fires up. Runs Windows 95. Bill
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    Greetings from Ohio

    WB0HYQ here. Active on 20/15M CW mostly. A lot of 2M here in town. Bill
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    Greetings from Ohio

    Thanks. At the time, I had enlisted in the Navy, and had become a Cryptographic Technician. Computers used right at first were an old Bunko-Ramo BR-133 and for a mainframe was a Burroughs D-825. We programmed it with punched cards until we finally got the tape drives working properly. For fun...
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    What is the *worst* skill you have?

    Well, July is rapidly approaching so I'm getting used to the new decade. I probably should have worded the post differently. Bill
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    Greetings from Ohio

    Just joined today. I started in computers in 1962 and never quit. The first 20 were in the Navy, followed by RCA and several more companies until 1004 when I retired for good. The Internet (formerly ARPANet) hadn't even begun when I first punched a few IBM programming cards. I am still amazed at...
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    What is the *worst* skill you have?

    I am right there with you. Once I hit 80, my powers of concentration waned. As an author, I've started many novels, yet only two have been published to date. Don't give in to the Sloth Syndrome. As Admiral Akbar said, "it's a trap!" Bill
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