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Monday, September 28, 2015

Alexander Bell gets patent for Telephone - 3 minutes of history podcast


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Alexander Graham Bell
Here is 3 minutes of how Alexander Bell received his telephone patent. This podcast story is told by Curtis Anderson N4ON curator of the Telephone Museum in Richmond, Virginia. Podcast made during a visit to the Bugbook Historical Microcomputer Museum.




Alexander Bell get telephone patent ahead of other inventor by chance.

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Bugbook Historical Microcomputer Museum
Autonetics 1958 transistor computer
Oldest Transistor computer in the world


Curtis Anderson N4ON the story teller for our podcast today is inspecting what is perhaps the very oldest transistor computer in the world. This computer is on display in our museum.

The computer is an Autonetics Recomp 2.





Bugbook Historical Microcomputer Museum
David Larsen
Thank you for the visit Curtis - it was fun to talk about vintage computers and old times during our careers of 30 or more years ago.
           ."by David Larsen"  KK4WW Computer Collector Historian