Help Identifying RAM Chips

From: William Donzelli <>
Date: Thu Nov 6 22:31:22 1997

> In 1971 is was nothing new but it's design was in the early 60s where is
> was state of the art.

State of the art for avionics and the electronics industry in general,
yes. There is always, however, one step beyond that.

> The fact that it declassified and sold as junk
> ten years later shows how fast things moved in that ten year span.

Yes, I suppose, but it also shows that the computers were not the real
cutting edge, like crypto and countermeasures gear. If it were the
absolute best, cutting edge technology, it would have been shredded
(literally - I have seen the end results).

William Donzelli
Received on Thu Nov 06 1997 - 22:31:22 GMT

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