Bill Beech (NJ7P)
nj7p at nj7p.org
Sun May 13 19:36:25 CDT 2007
This is why I spend money buying old army manuals for some of the more
common radios. Then I don't feel bad about sanding the binding off to
feed it to the ADF. Have to make sure those lending me manuals
understand that this is what is going to happen. I store the scanned
manuals i own in manila envelopes.
My worry is that we are loosing this stuff to landfills, etc, and it is
a bit of history that needs to be preserved. That is why I have been
buying old computers and trying to add them to the SIMH emulators.
Problem there is dealing with a front panel like the H8 or simple
memory-mapped video like the early PC's. I am currently working on an
8088 emulator to emulate my Godbout 8085/8088 machine which still
works. After 20 years of storage in a garage, the 8-inch floppies are
Barry Watzman wrote:
>Exactly my point: There have been Heath manuals that I would liked to have
>scanned but did not because they were bound, and I wasn't willing to either
>cut them up or scan them page-by-page. But I have scanned 600 page manuals
>as long as I could just drop the pages into an ADF.
>From: sebhc-bounces at sebhc.org [mailto:sebhc-bounces at sebhc.org] On Behalf Of
>Bill Beech (NJ7P)
>Sent: Sunday, May 13, 2007 17:09 PM
>To: sebhc at sebhc.org
>Subject: Re: [sebhc] H90
>I use a document feeder for the regular manuals. Scanning page-by-page
>takes far too much time.
>Barry Watzman wrote:
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