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  • Bill Degnan
    Mike/Dave, TTTTT H H IIIII NN N KK KK VV VV CCC FFFFF T H H I N N N KK K V V C
    Message 1 of 40 , Jan 25, 2009
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      Mike/Dave,

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      -------- Original Message --------
      > From: "Mike Loewen" <mloewen@...>
      > Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2009 8:19 PM
      > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [midatlanticretro] Re: ASCII Art
      >
      > Several print files in Dave Gesswein's ASCII Art collection had the
      > name "Sam Harbison" from Princeton in 1973. I was able to track down an

      > email address for Sam, and sent a note asking about the process used to
      > create those images. With his permission, I posted his response on my
      > ASCII Art page:
      >
      > http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/ASCII/
      >
      > Briefly, he used a drum-type digital densitometer to scan a negative

      > image, then converted the date to 16-level grayscale to be printed on a
      > chain printer driven by an IBM 360/91. I was glad to receive his
      > response, since details on this process are hard to come by.
      >
      > I also reprinted the 3 images on my page at 8 lines-per-inch and the

      > perspective looks much better. I'mgoing to hang these in the hall at the

      > Penn State computer building. :-)
      >
      >
      > Mike Loewen mloewen@...
      > Old Technology http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/
      >
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    • Bill Degnan
      Mike/Dave, TTTTT H H IIIII NN N KK KK VV VV CCC FFFFF T H H I N N N KK K V V C
      Message 40 of 40 , Jan 25, 2009
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        Mike/Dave,

        TTTTT H H IIIII NN N KK KK VV VV CCC
        FFFFF
        T H H I N N N KK K V V
        C F
        T HHHH I N N N K K V V C
        FFF
        T H H I N NN K K V V
        C F
        T HH H IIIII NN N K KK V
        CCC F

        -------- Original Message --------
        > From: "Mike Loewen" <mloewen@...>
        > Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2009 8:19 PM
        > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: [midatlanticretro] Re: ASCII Art
        >
        > Several print files in Dave Gesswein's ASCII Art collection had the
        > name "Sam Harbison" from Princeton in 1973. I was able to track down an

        > email address for Sam, and sent a note asking about the process used to
        > create those images. With his permission, I posted his response on my
        > ASCII Art page:
        >
        > http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/ASCII/
        >
        > Briefly, he used a drum-type digital densitometer to scan a negative

        > image, then converted the date to 16-level grayscale to be printed on a
        > chain printer driven by an IBM 360/91. I was glad to receive his
        > response, since details on this process are hard to come by.
        >
        > I also reprinted the 3 images on my page at 8 lines-per-inch and the

        > perspective looks much better. I'mgoing to hang these in the hall at the

        > Penn State computer building. :-)
        >
        >
        > Mike Loewen mloewen@...
        > Old Technology http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/
        >
        > ------------------------------------
        >
        > Yahoo! Groups Links
        >
        >
        >
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