URL for "The Wench Bench"

From: Robert Schaefer <rschaefe_at_gcfn.org>
Date: Thu Dec 20 18:31:40 2001

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From: <CLeyson_at_aol.com>
To: <classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 05:22 PM
Subject: Re: URL for "The Wench Bench"

> Jeff_at_ubertechnoid wrote
> > Nope. This winged, rocket-propelled, and tv-guided bomb sank an Italian
> > battleship late in the war. The British called it the 'Chase me Charlie'
> > bomb. It was pretty effective when used by a trained crew. It was
> > from the launching aircraft by an operator with a joystick.
> Thanks Jeff, it's a while since I read the Wireless World article on the
> "Chase
> me Charlie" bomb and I think your're right about the sinking of an Italian
> battleship.
> I know it's off topic, but it's quite a feat of engineering stuffing tubes
> (valves) into
> shells or bombs. I'm still curious as to how the RF proximity fuses
> Missile guidance computers are probably a valid topic for discussion on
> classiccmp.
> Anybody read Jack Volders paper on the Cordic algorithm ? A true classic.
> BTW would a "classic algorithm" thread be a valid topic for classiccmp ?
> It would make a good read and it would be educational too.

Don't see how it could be any more off topic than some of the threads we
have right now...

> Chris

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