On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 08:51:00AM -0500, Mike Loewen wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Jan 2011, Evan Koblentz wrote:
> >>> Setup a Punched Card booth, punch a message on a card for a buck
> > Need someone to volunteer to do that + all the technical logistics. I
> > recall Mike L. saying our 029 is very close to being ready. Whomever
> > volunteers for this would really have to know how to care for + operate
> > the machine.
> I wouldn't say "very close". When I left it, it would feed, register,
> release and clear, but it doesn't yet punch. I can continue working on it
> after I replace the broken arc suppression card, but don't count on it for
> this year's VCF.
If its not ready we can do something similar with the teletype and paper
tape. We could let them type in a line of text and punch it in binary ascii
and block letters. I had the block letter punching as one of the things
I let people do with my exhibit in the past.