Oldest computer still in current use

From: John Lawson <jpl15_at_panix.com>
Date: Sun May 11 12:05:07 2003

  ISTR that the FAA in Los Angeles still had some Bendix digital stuff
from the late 50s/early 60s in daily use - part of the LA radar complex.
There were a couple of articles in the Times about how the techs who knew
how to keep the old stuff going were ready to retire - and the difficutly
of finding some of the tubes.

  I don't know if that system has been upgraded by niw - this was ten or
so years ago I think I read that.

  It would certainly qualify...


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