From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Mon May 17 14:40:53 2004

Well, I don't want to part with the manual, just offering copies of the
hex dump, assuming that usable software for the 1802 was in short

The BASIC section is pretty short. The rest of the book is hardware
specs for the cards, and is too much to copy.

If you want the BASIC section copied I can do that... gimme your mailing
address and I'll which whiz it off to you.

On Sun, 2004-05-16 at 14:51, Steven Canning wrote:
> Tom,
> I would be happy to pay postage plus some beer money for the manual. I have
> a "working" COSMAC in my hobby lab. It would be nice to have the manual. I
> am in So California. If this sounds good I can send you a mailing address
> "offline" and we can swap info. Thanks a bunch !
> Best regards, Steven
> P.S. You are correct in that it builds anything but character !
> I just moved my lab (ugh) and all it's contents (kilopounds), and
> inevitably paused to look at junk along the way, and found my RCA COSMAC
> DEVELOPMENT KIT manual. It's got a hex listing (remember those) for a
> tiny BASIC for the 1802.
> If it's not already commonly available I'll (postal) mail a copy so's
> you can have all the true vintage experience of typing in hex dumps then
> finding the errors.
> I quite distinctly recall the abominable process of typing in ANIMALS or
> somesuch nonsense from the SWTP docs way back when. Ugh. Wouldn't wish
> it on anyone, and no, it did not build character.
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