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    Location:
    Northeast USA
    Occupation:
    Radio station Chief Engineer, 7 AM/FM stations.
    I was born with a germanium transistor in my mouth!

    Electronics, computers, Ham radio (Extra class), Shooting Benchrest.
  • System Name: My first system - Altair (1976)
    Processor: 2Mhz Intel 8080
    Motherboard: S-100 bus chassis
    Cooling: One ton air conditioner
    Memory: Started with 1K bytes, upgraded to 4K bytes ! ~woot~
    Video Card(s): Video? like in TV?
    Hard Disk(s): ha, ha, your joking, right?
    Optical Drive: Nope, input/output storage was punched paper.
    LCD/CRT Model: Ever hear of LED's?
    Case: 210 lbs of chassis and power supply!
    Sound Card: The system makes it's own sort of "music".
    Power Supply: 2000W linear +8v, used to heat house.
    Software: My fingers. Flip 16 switches, toggle load, repeat.
    Benchmark Scores: Probably could do 500K ops/sec on a cool day.