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IBM 709

IBM 709 Data Processing System MANUFACTURER International Business Machines Corporation Photo by International Business Machines Corporation APPLICATIONS Manufacturer This is a general purpose computer doing both scientific computing and commercial work. The system is scientifically oriented with fast internal speeds. USA Ballistic Missile Agency Redstone Arsenal Located at Computation Laboratory, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, the system is used for scientific and commercial applications. U. S. Army Electronic Proving Ground Located in Greely Hall, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, system is used in support of the tactical field army and the technical program of the departments of the U. S. Army Electronic Proving Ground. U.S.N. Pacific Missile Range Pt. Mugu Operated by Land Air, Inc. Located at the Pacific Missile Range, Point Mugu, the system is used for the processing of missile test data (radar, optical, and telemetry), for real time applications, and for the solution of general mathematical problems. Land Air, Inc. operates two 709's for the Navy, one at Point Mugu, California and one at Point Arguello, California. Land Air is the lessee, and our major committment is for missile test flight data reduction. In addition, we provide computing facilities for the entire installation at Mugu (general scientific and engineering research and data processing). U.S.N. Pacific Missile Range Pt. Mugu Operated by Land Air, Inc. Located at the Naval Missile Faculty, Point Arguello, California, the system is used on the main problem of range safety impact predicition in real time using FPS-16 Radar and Cubic COTAR data. System is also used for post flight trajectory reduction of FPS-16 radar data and for trajectory integration and analysis, etc. USN OTS China Lake, California Located at the Data Computation Branch, Assessment Division, Test Department, the computer is used for data reduction and scientific computation as related to Naval Ordnance, Test, Development & Research (15,% of computer time devoted to management data processing).
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Chart by International Business Machines Corporation National Aviation Facilities Experimental Station (FAA) Located at Atlantic City, New Jersey, the system is used for fast time simulation of air traffic control systems, data reduction on data collected in various areas of air traffic control, data analysis, real time simulation, statistical analysis, and probabil- ity problems. C E I R, Inc. Located at 1200 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington 2, Virginia, the system is used for linear program- ming, multiple regression, business data processing, and flight simulation, plus applications of our clients who rent time from us. Douglas Aircraft Company (2) Located at A-250, and A-260, Santa Monica, both sys- tems are used for strength analysis, trajectories, aerodynamic stability, aerodynamic performance, dy- namic response, weight control, and propulsion anal- ysis. Ford Motor Company Located at the Central Services Building, Ford Road, Newport Beach, California, the system is used for computation of missile trajectories within the earth's atmosphere, computation of orbits (in light atmos- phere or free space), computation of rocket motor performance, hydrodynamic computations, missile com- ponent design computations, computer system simula- tion, miscellaneous scientific and engineering com- putations, data reduction of experimental and flight test data, and payroll, inventory control, and mis- cellaneous business applications. Hughes Aircraft Company Located at Florence Avenue & Teale Streets, Building 6, Room F1022, Culver City, California, the system is used for all forms of numerical computation, in- cluding differential equations, numerical integra- tion, parameter studies, solution of simultaneous equations, matrix manipulations, polynomial equations, integral equations, simulations of various systems (computers, mass raid attacks, fire control systems) partial differential equations, harmonic analysis, auto correlation and power spectrum analysis, statis- tical computations, Monte Carlo evaluations of various problems, network analysis, research in computer sys- tems (assemblers, compilers), design studies, and development of problem oriented languages. IBM Space Computing Center Located at 615 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. W., Washington, D. C., the system is used for orbital calculations for space vehicles, including formulation, testing and production, test center applications for Federal Systems Division of IBM, and customer test center for local 709 users who have ordered machines.
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Photo by International Business Machines Corporation Lockheed Aircraft Corporation-Burbank Located at Burbank, California, the system is used to solve all scientific and engineering problems sub- mitted by the Engineering Division. Lockheed Sunnyvale The computing installation consists of two IBM 709's and peripheral equipment. It is used for scientific calculations involving matrix inversion, partial differential equations, trajectories, solutions for simultaneous equations, etc. The systems are also used for flight data reduction involving the prepara- tion of labels and plotting tapes, data reduction and computation of calibration. Admisistrative applica- tions include the solution of financial, material, and statistical problems. The Martin Company-Baltimore Located at the Missile Weapons Systems Division, Bal- timore, Md., the system is used for missile design, vibrations analysis, nuclear shielding, reactor design, electronic design, information retrieval, trajectory analysis, compilers, aerodynamic research, circuit analysis, master lines automation, numerically con- trolled tools, data reduction, weight calculation automation, statistical analysis, structural analysis, and molecular research. The Martin Company-Orlando Located at the Engineering Division, the system is utilized for scientific calculations in engineering design, parts and assembly control, production and updating of engineering parts lists, and special reports emanating from complete files of system parts and components. McDonnell Aircraft Corporation Located on the 1st level of Bldg. 33, Engineering Campus, the system is used for flutter analysis, trajectory studies, probability studies, stress and loads analysis, aerodynamic performance, thermody- namic problems, numerical control of milling machines, flight test and wind tunnel data reduction, operations analysis, and engine performance. Northern States Power Company Located at 1925 Sather Street, St. Paul 13, Minnesota, the system is used for customers' billing and account- ing, load flow studies, generator outage probabilities, plant life actuarial analyses, substation and feeder load record, and transformer loading and forecasting. Phillips Petroleum Company Located in the Adams Building at Bartlesville, Okla- homa, the system is used for the solution of engineer- ing, technical and research problems and business accounting. RCA Missile & Surface Radar Division Located in Bldg. 116-1 Moorestown, N. J., the system is used for the real-time control of BMEWS (Ballistic
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Photo by USAF AMR Cape Canaveral Missile Early Warning System), for engineering model tracking radar, for engineering calculations associated with design of BMEWS sites, and for data reduction for the Down Range Anti-Ballistic Missile Program (DAMP). RCA Service Company, Patrick AFB Located in the Technical Laboratory, Bldg. 989, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, the system is used primarily to determine missile trajectory information (time, position, velocity, and acceleration) from observed observations, azimuth, elevation and slant range (where available). Data sources are Azusa, FPS-16, Mod II radar, ballistic camera, fixed camera, cane-theodolite, and DOVAP. Also digitizing and linearization of telemetry is performed. RCA Service Company, Cape Canaveral Located at Bldg. 2-1655, Cape Canaveral, Florida, the system is used for real time impact prediction computing during ballistic missile launches, ground instrumentation check outs, near real time computation for acquisition and vehicle recovery operations, post flight data reduction, and other engineering and scientific problems. Space Technology Laboratories, Inc. (2) Located at E1 Segundo, California, both systems are used in a full spectrum of scientific computations. System Development Corporation Located at 1923 Centinella Avenue, West Los Angeles, California, the system is used for data processing applications for the development of a system training program. M. I. T. Lincoln Laboratory Located at the M. I. T. Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, Massachusetts, the computer is used for real time systems studies; evaluation, simulation, and analysis, physical data processing, and programming research. University of California LRL Located at Livermore, California, the system is used for the solution of differential equations. University of California, Los Angeles Located at the University of California, Los Angeles campus, the system is used for research and education in all university disciplines, with special emphasis on business management problems, operations research, gaming, and computer systems development.
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Photo by USN PIC Point Mugu PROGRAMMING AND NUMERICAL SYSTEM Internal number system Binary Binary digits/word 36 Binary digits/instruction 36 Instructions/word 1 Instructions decoded 18T Arithmetic systemFixed and floating point Instruction type One address Number range Floating -1038 < N < 1038 Fixed _(235-1) <= N <= (235-1) Instruction word format +---------------+-------+-------+---------------+ | Oper Code | Flag | Tag | Address | +---------------+-------+-------+---------------+ | S,1 11 | 12-13 | 18-20 | 21 35 | +---------------+-------+-------+---------------+ Format varies with instruction type. SHARE Operating System (SOS) and FORTRAN are used. There are 4 arithmetic registers (full word), viz. accumulator, multiplier-quotient, storage, and sense. There are 3 index registers. ARITHMETIC UNIT Incl Stor Access Micorsec Fixed Pt. Floating Pt. Add 24 84 Mualt 24-240 24-204 Div 36-240 36-216 Construction (Arithmetic unit only) Vacuum tubes 2,000 Diodes 14,500 Arithmetic mode Parallel Timing Synchronous for Central Processing Unit Asynchronous for Input-Output Operation Sequential for Central Processing Unit Concurrent Input-Output devices Input-Output operations on up to 6 data channels can operate concurrently with the main program in the CPU (Central Processing Unit).
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Photo by USAF AFMTC Patrick AFB STORAGE Manufacturer No. of Access Media No. of Words Bin/Word Microsec Core 4,096; 8,192 or 36 72 32,768 Magnetic Drum 8,192 or 16,384 36 35,000 for initial word, 96 for sub- sequent wds. Magnetic Tape Up to 48 reels at approx. 1/2 million words/reel 10.8 millisec access No. of units that can be connected 48 Units No. of char/linear inch of tape 200 Char/inch Channels or tracks on the tape 7 Tracks/tape Blank tape separating each record 0.75 Inches Tape speed 75 Inches/sec Transfer rate 15,000 Char/sec Start-stop time 10.8 Millisec Average time for experienced 30-60 Seconds operator to change reel of tape Physical properties of tape Width 0.5 Inches Length of reel 2,400 Feet Composition Acetate or Mylar Mylar is DuPont's registered trademark for polyester film. USA BMA Redstone 32,768 words Magnetic Core; Magnetic Tapes USA EPG Fort Huachuca 32,768 words Magnetic Core; 24 Magnetic Tape Station USN PMR Pt Mugu 32,768 words Magnetic Core; 24 Magnetic Tape Stations USN PMR Pt Mugu 8,192 words Magnetic Core; 6 Magnetic Tape Stations USN OTS China Lake, Calif. 32,768 words Magnetic Core; Magnetic Tape NAFE FAA 32,768 words MC; Mag Tape CEIR 32,768 MC; Mag Tapes Douglas 32,768 MC; 13 Mag Tape Sta. Douglas 32,768 MC; to MT Ford 32,768 MC; 9 MT Hughes 32,768 MC; MT IBM Space 32,768 MC; 14 MT Type 729-1 Lockheed Burbank 32,768 MC; MT
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Photo by IBM Space Computing Center Washington Lockheed Sunnyvale 32,768 MC, ea; 12 MT Type 729-I, ea. Martin Baltimore 32,768 MC; 10 MT Type 729-1 Martin Orlando 32,768 Mc; MT McDonnell 32,768 MC; MT Northern States 8,192 MC; MT Phillips 8,192 MC; MT RCA Moorestown 32,768 MC; MP. The 8,000 word magnetic drum was re moved 6 months after initial installation of computer. RCA Patrick AFB 8,192 MC; MT RCA Canaveral 8,192 MC; MT Space Tech Labs 32,768 MC; NT Space Tech Labs 32,768 MC; MT System Development Corp 32,768 mc; MT MIT 32,768 MC; 10 MT Sta UCLRL 32,768 MC; 10 MT Sta UCLA 32,768 MC; 8,192 Drum; MT INPUT OUTPUT Manufacturer Media Speed Magnetic Tape (Reads-records in BCD or Binary) Cards (Read 250 cards/min on-line) Card-to-Tape 250 or800 cards/min off-line) Card (Punch) 100 cards/min (on-line) Printed Page 150 lines /min on-line) Cathode Ray Tube 135 microsec/point (on-line) Tape-to-Card 100 or250 cards/min (off-line) Tape-to-Printer 150 or 600 lines/min (off-line) The 800 cards/min is obtained when the IBM 1401 System is used for generating input tapes. The higher rates are obtained when using the IBM 1401 off-line for Tape- to-Card and Tape-to-Printer. USA BMA Redstone Tapes, Cards, Printer USA EPG Fort Huachuca Tapes, Cards, Printer USN PMR Pt Mugu Tapes, Cards, Radar Data, Printer USN PMR Pt Mugu Tapes, Cards, Printer, Radar Data, 30 x 30 Plotting Boards. USN OTS China Lake Tape Cards (on and off-line), Printer (on and offline) Direct Data Device at 27,777 words/sec. Input from analog to digital conversion facility with real time capability. NAFE FAA Cards, Tape, Direct Data Entry 27,777 words/sec. CEIR Cards, Tapes (729I, II and IV), Printer Douglas (2) Tapes, Cards, Printer
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Photo by Hughes Aircraft Company Douglas Tapes, Printer Ford Tapes, Cards, Printer Hughes Tapes, Cards, Printer IBM Space Tapes, Cards, Printer (on and off-line) Lockheed Burbank Tapes, Cards, Printer All input of programs to the machine is on magnetic tapes. Card Reader is used only to initialize partic- ular input tape. All output of printed or punched information is placed on magnetic tapes. The printer is used to monitir the system. Lockheed Sunnyvale Tapes, Cards, Printer, Paper Tape Paper Tape input/output is available on only one 709 system. Martin Baltimore Tapes, Cards (on and off-line), Printer (on and off- line), Cathode Ray Tube 7100 dots/sec Martin Orlando Tape, Cards, Printer McDonnell Tape, Cards, Printer (on and off-line) Northern States Tape, Cards, Printer Phillips Cards, Tape, Printer (on and off-line) RCA Moorestown Tape, Cards, Printer (on-line) Printer is used for operator remarks only. RCA Patrick AFB Tape, Cards, Printer (on and off-line). Paper Tape is transcribed to magnetic tape with off-line converter. RCA Canaveral Tape, Cards, Printer (on and off-line), Computer out- put direct to teletype at 60 or 100 words/min, real time direct data input at 30, 50, and 80 words/sec. Space Tech Labs Tape, Cards, Printer Space Tech Labs Tape, Cards, Printer System Development Corp Tape, Cards on line. All unit reocrd operations - card-to-tape, tape-to-card, and tare-to-print are performed off-line.
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Photo by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, Sunnyvale MIT Media Speed Magnetic Tape 15,000 char/sec Cards (Reader 250 cards/min Paper Tape 240 lines/sec (Via Direct Data Entry Magnetic Tape 320 words/sec (Via Direct Data Entry) Cards (Punch 100 cards/min Printer 150 lines/min Cathode Ray Tube 7,100 points sec Various other inputs (e.g. phone line are used with the Direct Data Entry feature from time to time. UCLRL Cards, Tape, Printer UCLA Cards, Tape, Printer (on-line), Cathode Ray Tube at 7,000 points/sec. utilize 714 card-to-tape for input preparation and 720 II Printer and 717 Printer off- line for output. CIRCUIT ELEMENTS OF ENTIRE SYSTEM Manufacturer There are 295,000, or 590,000, or 1,180,000 magnetic cores, depending on size of memory. CHECKING FEATURES Manufacturer Accumulator overflow; divide check; floating point overflow and underflow; data channel I/0 check; horizontal and vertical points check on magnetic tape; dual level sensing; two gap head for verification of tape writing; echo checking on line printer. POWER, SPACE, WEIGHT, AND SITE PREPARATION Manufacturer Power, computer 125.2 KVA Weight, computer 2,110 lbs Physical Planning Manual available on request IBM Form No. 12-7967-1. USA BMA Redstone Power, computer 94.8 Kw 131.8 KVA 0.72 pf Volume, computer 26,800 cu ft Area, computer 1,376 sq ft Room size, computer 1,800 sq ft Floor loading 25.0 lbs/sq ft 1,000 lbs concen max Capacity 26.5 Tons 318,750 BTU/hr Weight, computer 34,370 lbs
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Photo by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, Sunnyvale USA EPG Fort Huachuca Power, computer236.6 KVA Capacity, air conditioner 150 Tons 520,42o BTU USN PMR Pt Mugu Power, computer 138.5 Kw 205.6 KVA 0.67 Pf Power, air conditioner300 KVA Volume, computer2,432.6 cu ft Volume, air conditioner 15,000 cu ft Area, computer454.5 sq ft Area, air conditioner960 sq ft Floor loading 11.8 lbs/sq ft 2.50 lbs concen max Capacity, air conditioner 70 Tons USN PMR Pt Mugu Power, computer 112.5 Kw157.7 KVA 0.71 pf Volume, computer 1,415 cu ft Area, computer 264.6 sq ft Floor loading 250 lbs concen max Capacity, air conditioner 43 Tons Weight, computer 42,060 lbs False ceiling, plenum floor, and concrete addition to building. USN OTS China Lake Power, computer 70 Kw 100 KVA 0.70 Pf Power, air cond 87 Kw 100 KVA 0.87 Pf Volume, computer 2,244 cu ft Volume, air conditioner 7,000 cu ft Area, computer 420 sq ft Area, air conditioner 800 sq ft Room size, computer 1,776 sq ft Room size, air conditioner 850 sq ft Floor loading 175 lbs/sq ft 250 lbs concen max Capacity, air conditioner 80 Tons Weight, computer 52,110 lbs, incl periph- eral equipment Weight, air conditioner15,000 lbs Computer is located in a fire-proof area. The computer area is not adjacent to any inflammable or explosive material or gases, stored, manufactured, or processed. Structural conditions: All concrete-floor, walls and roof. Partition separations from other areas (office) are fabricated steel 3" thick with fire-proof insulation. Floor: All steel removable panel construction, elevated one (1) foot above supporting concrete deck. Ceiling: Steel acoustical tile panels with 1" fiberglass insulation attached to underside of concrete roof.
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Photo by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, Sunnyvale The entire computer area has its own refrigerated air-conditioning system plus humidity control. Air conditioning equipment located in separate, fireproof, building constructed for the expressed purpose of housing same. Building housing equipment located approximately 15 feet away from building housing the computer equipment. NAFE FAA Power, computer 89 Kw 160 KVA 0.765 Pf 600 amps max. capacity Power, air cond 0.765 Pf 15% Excess Volume, computer 24,000 cu ft Area includes 16' x 30t customer eng'r area. Card room not included. Volume, air conditioner 4,800 cu ft Machinery, comp. heat exchangers, etc. Area, computer 2,400 sq ft Area, air conditioner 480 sq ft Room size, computer 80 ft x 30 ft Room size, air conditioner 30 ft x 16 ft Floor loading 200 lbs/sq ft Capacity, air conditioner 50 Tons W. W. II Navy Galley completely refurbished to house computer. Removable floor and false ceiling installed. Room insulated. Preliminary air conditioning of power installed prior to computer selection. Additional power and air conditioning installed as required. Duct work above false ceiling. Electric power beneath removable floor. Air conditioning machinery remotely located with only air handling equipment in computer room. Fluorescent lighting throughout. Installation completed September 1959. CEIR Power, computer 75 Kw 108.6 KVA 0.70 Pf Power, air cond 10 Kw 12 KVA 0.85 Pf Volume, computer 11,500 cu ft Volume, air conditioner10,000 cu ft Area, computer 1,150 sq ft Area, air conditioner1,000 sq ft Room size, computer25 ft x 40 ft Room size, air conditioner25 ft x 40 ft Floor loading 30 lbs/sq ft 125 lbs concen max Capacity, air conditioner120 Tons Weight, computer 3+,370 lbs Weight, air conditioner27,000 lbs This A/C equipment handles both 704 and 709. False ceiling. Plenums - modular floor in 2 ft x 4 ft sections, 6 inches clearance between floor and plenum.
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Photo by McDonnell Aircraft Corporation Douglas Power, computer 150 KVA Area, computer 1,500 sq ft Area, air conditioner1,200 sq ft Room size, computer30 ft x 50 ft Floor loading 16 lbs/sq ft 200 lbs concen max Capacity, air conditioner40 Tons Weight, computer 23,000 lbs Sealed area, a/c ducts installed with 500 RCE/sink for each component, a/c unit and airfilter installed, motor generator set with transformer and controls. Douglas Power, computer 150 KVA Area, computer 1,500 sq ft Area, air conditioner1,200 sq ft Room size, computer30 ft x 50 ft Floor loading 16 lbs/sq ft 200 lbs concen max Capacity, air conditioner40 Tons Weight, computer 22,000 lbs Sealed area, six inch raised floor installed over power cables, a/c unit and airfilter installed, motor generator set with transformer and controls. Hughes Power, computer 205 Kw 256 KVA 0.80 Pf M. G. set Power, air cond 99 Kw 120 KVA 0.82 pf Induction motor driven Volume, computer 23,496 cu ft Volume, air conditioner 14,160 cu ft Area, computer 1,958 sq ft Area, air conditioner 1,180 sq ft Room size, computer 42 ft x 46 ft 9 in Room size, air conditioner 33 ft 10 in x 34 ft Floor loading 100 lbs/sq ft 1,000 lbs concen max Capacity, air conditioner TO Tons Weight, computer 33,460 lbs IBM Space Power, computer 183.9 KVA 4 wire 208V - 3 phase 800 amp supply Power, air conditioner92.6 KVA 3 wire 208V - 3 phase Four 30 H. P. Compressors Volume, computer 30,294.9 cu ft Volume, air conditioner 13,221 cu ft Area, computer 3,029 49 sq ft Area, air cond (2 rooms) 1,469 sq ft Room size, computer48 ft 6 in x 62 ft Room size, boiler room 30 ft x 20 ft Room size, compressor room21 ft x 3T ft 6 in
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Photo by Phillips Petroleum Company Floor loading 1,000 lbs/sq ft Capacity, air conditioner 120 Tons (bldg.) 47 Tons (709 Machine) Weight, computer51,820 lbs (computer & all component equipment) Air conditioner is installed on basement slab. Ceilings axe 2 x 4 with rock lath and mineral block, hung type. Building type - steel reinforced and masonry. Building modifications - complete ,job on original accupency. Power Distribution: 1,200 amps, 3 phase, 4 wire, 120/208V - Bldg. load; 800 amps, 3 phase, 4 wire, 120/208V - machine load. Lockheed Burbank Volume, computer 12,500 cu ft Area, computer 1,250 sq ft Room size, computer 25 ft x 50 ft Floor loading 34,650 lbs Capacity, air conditioner 90 Tons 313,000 BTU Weight, computer 34,650 lbs The area has a raised floor which carries the cold air to the computer and a false ceiling which returns the hot air from the computer, back to the air conditioning units which then cools it and forces back to the computer. The raised floor also holds the interconnecting cables of the computer. Lockheed Sunnyvale Power, computer 337 KVA 0.90 pf Available transformer power Power, air conditioner 101 KW Power requirement for 100,% operation Volume, 2 709's & periph equip 96,000 cu ft Volume, transformer, chiller, 27,000 cu ft blower, precipptators, etc. Area, computers 8,725 sq ft Area, air conditioning1,200 sq ft Room size, computers112 ft x 72 ft Room size, air conditioning33 ft x 33 ft Floor loading 93 lbs/sq ft 80 lbs/sq ft con max Capacity, air conditioning125 Tons Weight, computers 94,310 lbs Weight, air conditioning20,000 lbs One foot raised floor (sheet metal sandwich with wood core flooring) steel frame. 11 ft. high (from raised floor) suspended ceiling, supply air ducted return not ducted (ceiling plenum) tilt up reinforced concrete walls.
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Photo by System Development Corporation Martin Baltimore Power, computer 225 KVA supplied, 144 req. pf Power, air come70 Kw 0.84 pf Volume, computer51,200 cu ft Volume, air conditioner6,400 cu ft Area, computer 2,560 sq ft Area, air conditioner 640 sq ft Floor loading 200 lbs/sq ft Capacity, air conditioner 50 Tons operational 10 Tons standby Weight, computer 38,670 lbs System was installed in a balcony area of the building, thus eliminating the advantage of a plenum. The floor was reinforced to suit loadings and covered with vinyl. All walls are insulated and provided with a moisture. Power for the computer is supplied from a dual source 13,200 volt to the operating requirement (208V) thus insuring the stability required. Power for the air conditioning is supplied from the plant supply. Martin Orlando Power, computer 104 Kw 174.7 KVA 1.0 pf Includes peripheral equipment Power, air conditioner 50.8 Kw Volume, computer19,000 cu ft Volume, air conditioner9,600 cu ft Area, computer1,900 sq ft Area, air conditioner800 sq ft Room size, computer 38 ft x 50 ft Room size, air conditioner40 ft x 20 ft
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Photo by University of California, LRL Livermore Floor loading 26 lbs/sq ft 875 lbs concen max Capacity, air conditioner 67.2 Tons Weight, computer 49,220 lbs Special raised pedestal type floor. Trade name Belair. McDonnell Power, computer 171 KVA Area, computer 5,617 sq ft Floor loading 100 lbs/sq ft 100 lbs concen max Capacity, air conditioner 37 Tons Weight, computer 55,640 lbs Northern States Power, computer 191 KVA Volume, computer 38,400 cu ft Area, computer 3,200 sq ft Capacity, air conditioner 100 Tons Weight, computer 31,810 lbs New building, built in 1957, cement block and brick construction, computer and auxiliary room installed with floating floor, manufactured by Floating Floors Inc., New York. Honeywell climate control regulates temperature and humidity. Phillips Vole, computer 23,072 cu ft Vole, air conditioner1,512 cu ft Area, computer 2,881E sq ft Area, air conditioner189 sq ft Capacity, air conditioner 60 Tons Raised floor, free access - installed in office building. RCA Moorestown Power, computer 525.2 Kw188.2 KVA 1+47,610 BTU's Vole, computer 21,600 cu ft Area, computer 2,160 sq ft Room size, computer 72 ft x 30 ft Capacity, sir conditioner 75 Tons Used for complete area. Entire building air conditioned. Special heavy steel building included area sealed off from remainder for electrical shielding purposes. Raised floor (12 inches) on extruded aluminum over concrete base floor. Computer receives cooled rote air (not underfloor plenum). Separate power distribution within building.
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RCA Patrick AFB Power, computer 103.8 Kw154.1 KVA 0.67 Pf Power, air cond 56.2 Kw Volume, air conditioner4,500 cu ft Area, computer 2,800 sq ft Area, air conditioner 450 sq ft Room size, computer40 ft x 70 ft Room size, air conditioner20 ft x 20 ft 5 ft x 10 ft Capacity, air conditioner44 Tons Weight, computer45,690 lbs Weight, air conditioner10,000 lbs Computer room has false floor with removable sections 2.5 feet square. Air conditioning ducts are above false ceiling. Indirect chilled water system for air conditioning. RCA Canaveral Power, computer 113.6 Kw158.9 KVA 0.72 pf Power, air conditioner 78.3 Kw Volume, computer 11,000 cu ft Volume, air conditioner 4,500 cu ft Area, computer 2,472 sq ft Area, air conditioner 450 sq ft Room size, computer 39 ft x 56 ft 9 ft x 32 ft Adjoining "L" Room size, air conditioner 15 ft x 15 ft 15 ft x 15 ft Capacity, air conditioner 84 Tons Weight, computer 43,130 lbs Weight, air conditioner10,000 lbs Concrete block building, false floor in machine room for cables, terminal rack for real time inputs and communications, fast acting switch to transfer critical power input to the industrial bank during power fluctuations, and direct expansion system for air conditioning. Space Tech Labs (2) Power, computer 160 KVA Volume, computer 20,000 cu ft Area, computer 2,000 sq ft Floor loading 80 lbs/sq ft Weight, computer 50,000 lbs 24 inch false ceiling and 18 inch raised floor. System Development Corp Power, computer 212 Kw 235 KVA 0.90 pf M/G fed Power, air cond 69 Kw 78.5 KVA 0.88 pf 372 KVA fullload rating Volume, computer 29,400 cu ft Volume,air conditioner 63,000 cu ft Area, computer 4,200 sq ft Area, air conditioner 2,528 sq ft Floor loading 250 lbs/sq ft 1,000 lbs concen max Capacity, air conditioner 400 Tons Weight, computer 54,000 lbs False ceiling, seven foot plenum, and concrete block building. MIT New building, false floor, 1 foot deep wiring plenum. False ceiling for air ducts and lighting conduits. Building concrete block, aluminum-foil-backed gypsum board interior to reduce water vapor intrusion. Power from new sub-station from 4160 volt building distribution system. Floor loading 125 lbs/sq ft special point loads handled by extra steel. False floor 1 1/4 inch plywood on light steel frame. UCLRL Power, computer 192 Kw 134 KVA 0.70 Pf Power, air cond 32 Kw 22 KVA 0.90 pf Vole, computer 1,060 cu ft Volume, air conditioner2,000 cu ft Area, computer 250 sq ft Area, air conditioner 360 sq ft Room size, computer 25 ft x 40 ft Room size, air conditioner 12 x 30 x 10 ft Floor loading 900 lbs concen max Capacity, air conditioner 30 Tons (nominal) Weight, computer 16,000 lbs Weight, air conditioner16,000 lbs UCLA Power, computer 250 KVA Area, computer 4,700 sq ft Class A building containing 25,000 square feet built especially to house computer and staff. Computer area incorporates false floor and ceiling plenum chambers, custom designed power connections, etc. PRODUCTION RECORD Manufacturer Delivery on availability basis only. COST, PRICE AND RENTAL RATES Manufacturer Monthly Purchase Type DescriptionModel Charge Price 709 Central Process Unit 1 $10,000 $500,000 711 Card Reader 2 800 32,000 716 Printer 1 1,200 54,200 721 Card Punch 1 600 25,000 729 Magnetic Tape Unit 1 700 27,500 733 Magnetic Drum Storage 1 2,900 110,000 733 Magnetic Drum Storage 2 2,900 110,000 736 Power Supply 2 1,100 57,200 737 Magnetic Core Storage 3 3,700 192,400 737 Magnetic Core Storage 4 3,700 192,400 738 Magnetic Core Storage 1 19,700 940,000 740 CRT Recorder 1 2,450 96,000 741 Power Supply 2 1,400 72,800 741 Power Supply 3 1,400 72,800 746 Power Distribution Unit 2 1,400 72,800 746 Power Distribution Unit 3 1,300 67,600 755 Tape Control 1 1,500 90,000 766 Data Synchronizer 1 3,600 190,000 780 CRT Display 1 400 16,000 Monthly Rental, average system: $55,200 and up Selling Price, average system: $2,630,000 and up Maintenance contract available. USA EPG Fort Huachuca Rental rate for basic system is $68,900 per month. Rental rate for additional equipment is $11,300 per month. Maintenance is included in rental costs.
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USN PMR Pt Mugu On-line rentals are: 1 709 $48,130.00 13 Tape drives at $700 9,100.00 1 Card Reader 800.00 1 Card Punch 600.00 1 Printer 1,225.00 Total monthly rental$59,855.00 Off-line rentals are: 2. 010 at 10 $ 20.00 3 024 at $4o 120.00 9 026 at $6o 54o.oo 4 Verifiers at 50 200.00 1 Sorter 55.00 1 Tabulator 1,002.50 1 Collator 247.00 1 Reproducer 204.00 1 Interpreter 216.00 1 Tape-to-Card 2,375.00 1 Card-to-Tape 3,365-00 1 Tape Printer (hi speed) 5,330.00 Total monthly rental $13,777.50 USN P14R Pt Mugu Basic system 8K, 3 Data Synchronizers, 6 tapes rent for $42,905. Peripheral Equipment rents for $3,450. USN OTS China Lake Basic system rents for $64,490 per month. Electric Accounting Machines rent for $3,260/month NAFE FAA Types 709, 77.1, 716, 721, 7291, 736, 738, 741, 7 755, 766, and 776 rent for $50,450. Types 714, 717, 757, 759, and 7291 rent for $5,75 per month. CEIR Basic system 709, 7u, 716, 721 729 (10), 755 (2), 766, 738, 7 741, and 746 cost $2,014,900. Additional equipment 774, 720, 714 also included with 704 cost $441,000. 709, 7u. 716, 721, 729 (10), 755 (2), 766, 738, 741, and 746 rent for $50,075. 777, 720, and 714 rent at $12,707. Standard IBM rental maintenance. Douglas Main frame, 13 magnetic tape units, 1 printer, 1 card reader, 1 card punch, and 28,672 words additional core memory rent at $52,000/month. Douglas Main frame, 10 magnetic tape units, 1 printer, and 28,672 words additional core memory rent at $51,000 per month. Ford Basic system rents for approximately $50,000/month including about $2,000/month for off line printer. Hughes Machine Type No. of Units Monthly Rental 709 1 $10,000 7u 1 Boo 714 714 1 1,675 716 1 1,200 717 2 2,800 721 1 600 729 13 9,100 736 1 1,100 738 1 19,700 741 1 1,400 746 1 1,300 755 1 1,500 757 1 650 757 1 740 759 1 990 766 1 3,6oo Total $57,155 Lockheed Burbank With 32K core memory and 11 tapes, system rents at $450 per hour. Additional Equipment 714 $22 per hour 722 16 per hour 720 34 per hour The 709 (32K core, 11 tapes) rents at $49,825 per month, base shift. Additional Equipment 714 $3,200 per month base shift 720 4,950 per month base shift 722 2,300 per month base shift Lockheed Sunnyvale MonthlyHourly Extra Shift Type Description Rental Rate per Hour 709 C. P. U. w/clock $10,165 $57.76 $23.11 736 Power Supply 1,100 6.25 2.50 738 Core Memory 19,705 111.96 44.78 741 Power Supply 1,400 7.95 3.18 746 Power Dist. 1,300 7-39 2.96 766 Data Synch. 3,830 21.76 8.70 766 Data Synch. Mod. 125 .71 .28 A Total Main Frame 37,625 213.78 85.51 755 Tape Control 1,500 8.52 3.41 755 Tape Control 1,500 8.52 3.41 729 Tape Units (12)8,400(12)47.72 (12)19.09(12) 711 Card Reader 800 4.54 1.82 716 Printer 1,200 6.82 2.73 721 Card Punch 600 3.41 1.36 9307 Paper Tape 1/0 1,300 7.39 2.96 B Total On Line 15,300 86.92 34.78 Total 709 (A + B) $52,925 300.70 120.29 720A Printer 1,950 11.08 4.43 727 Tape Unit 550 3.12 1.25 760 Control 2,500 14.20 5.68 Total Printer 1 5,000 28.40 11.36 722 Card Punch 875 4.97 1.98 727 Tape Unit 550 3.12 1.25 758 Control 850 4.83 1.93 Total Tape to Card 2,275 12.92 5.16 714 Card Reader 1,650 9.38 3.75 727 Tape Unit 550 3.12 1.25 759 Control 975 5.54 2.22 Total Card to Tape 3,175 18.04 7.22 729 Tape Unit 700 3.98 C Total Off Line $11,150$63.34 $23.74 Total System 1 (A+B) $64,075 $364.04 $144.03 The 766 Data Synchronizer Mod. is used to handle paper tape I/0. The 9307 consists of 9307 Paper Tape Read Punch and 9807 Reader Punch Control. Monthly rental includes 10% F. E. T. where applicable) Hourly rate is 1/176th of monthly rental. Extra shift per hour is 4096 of 1/176th of monthly rate. 709 C.P.U. w/clock $10.050 $57.10 $22.84 736 Power Supply 1,100 6.25 2.50 738 Core Memory 19,700 111.93 44.77 741 Power Supply 1,400 7.95 3.18 746 Power Dist. 1,300 7.38 2.95 766 Data Synch. 3,600 20.45 8.18 A Total Main Frame $37,150 $211.06 $84.42 755 Tape Control 1,500 8.52 3.41 755 Tape Control 1,500 8.52 3.41 729 Tape Units (12)8,400(12)47.72(12) 19.09(12) 711 Card Reader 800 4.54 1.82 716 Printer 1,200 6.82 2.73 721 Card Punch 600 3.41 1.36 B Total On Line $14,000 $79.53 $31.82
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Total 709 (A+B) $51,150 $290.59 $116.24 720A Printer1,950 11.08 4.43 729 Tape Unit700 3.98 1.59 760 Control2,500 14.20 5.68 Total Printer 2 5,150 29.26 11-70 C Total Off Line $5,150 $29.26 $11.70 Total System 2 (A+B+C)$56,300 $319-85 $127.94 Total Installation $120,375 (709 Systems 1 + 2) 010 Key punch$11.00 $ .06 $ .03 026 Key punch66.00 .37 .19 026 Key punch71.00 .40 .20 026 Key punch77.00 .44 .22 026 Key punch71-50 .41 .20 026 Key punch71.50 .41 .21 026 Key punch71.50 .41 .20 056 Verifier60-50 .34 .17 056 Verifier60.50 .34 .17 056 Verifier Total Key punch $615.50 3.49 1.74 082 Sorter 68.20 .39 .20 085 Collator154.00 .87 .44 407 Acctng. Machine 915.75 5.20 2.60 519 Reproducer161.70 .92 .46 519 Reproducer178.20 1.01 .50 557 Interpreter 192.50 1.09 .55 Total Auxiliary $1,670.35 $9.48 $4.75 Total Unit Record $2,285.85 $12.97 $6.49 Total Sunnyvale$122,660.85 Installations Palo Alto Monthly Hourly Extra Shif Type Description SN Rental Rate per Hour Univac 22 $20,980.00 $119.20 $59.60 Core Storage 4,500.00 25.57 12.79 Float Point 1,545.00 8.78 4.39 Variable Block 290.00 1.65 .83 A Total Main Frame 27,315.00 155.20 77.61 Uniservo (10)3,200.o0(lo)18.18(10) 9.09(1 Read Punch 890.00 5.062.53 B Total On Line 4,090.00 23.24 11.62 Total EDP 22 (A+B) $31,405.00 $178.44 $89.23 Univac 27 20,980.00 119.20 59.60 Core Storage4,500.00 25.57 12.79 Floating Point 1,545.00 8.78 4.39 Variable Block 290.00 1.65 .83 C Total Main Frame $27,315.00 $155.20 $77.61 Uniservo (10)3,200.00(10) 18.18(10) 9.09(10 Read Punch890.00 5.06 2.53 D Total On Line $4,090.00 $23.24 $11.62 Total EDP 27 (C+D) $31,4o5.oo $178.44 $89.23 High Speed Printer 3,300.0018.75 9.38 High Speed Printer 3,300.0018.75 9.38 Card to Tape2,605.00 14.80 7.40 D Total Off Line 9,205-00 52.30 26.16 Total EDP Systems $72,015.00 $409.18 $204.62 (A+B+C+D+E) 026 Key punch77-00 .43 .22 026 Key punch71.50 .41 .20 026 Key punch71.50 .41 .21 056 Verifier 60-50 .37 .19 A Total Key punch $280.50 $1.62 $.82 077 Collator126.50 .72 .36 082 Sorter 68.20 .39 .20 407 Acctg. Machine 915.75 5.20 2.60 519 Reproducer 178.20 1.01 .51 552 Interpreter 99.00 .56 .23 B Total Auxiliary $1,387.65 $7.88 $3.90 Total EAM (A+B) $1,668.15 $9.50 $4.72 Total Palo Alto $73,683.15 Martin Baltimore 709 System - 10 tapes (on line), CRT, Punch, Card Reader, Printer, 2 tapes (off line), Card Punch & Reader, Printer $63,350/month. 3 Hand Punches, 3 Key Punches, 2 Verifiers, Sorter, Collator, Tabulator, 2 Reproducing Punches, Interpreter, Cardatype Tape Punch $2,368/month. Total system rents for $385/hour. Off line Card Punch20/hour Off line Printer35/hour Off Line Reader30/hour Martin Orlando Monthly Rental Qty Total 709 Central Processing Unit 1 $10,090 729 Mod. I Tape Units 13 5,100 711 Card Reader 1 800 738 Magnetic Core Storage 1 19,705 755 Tape Control Unit 2 3,000 766 Data Synchronizer 1 3,830 716 Printer 1 1,200 721 Punched Card Recorder 1 600 776 Tape Switching Device 1 75 736 Power Supply 1 1,100 741 Power Supply 1 1,400 746 Power Distribution Unit 1 1,300 714 Card Reader 1 1,500 759 Card Reader Control Unit 1 915 720A Printer 1 1,900 760 Printer Control & Storage 1 2,500 774 Tape Data Selector 1 2,300 747 TDS Power Supply 1 500 Total $57715 McDonnell The 709 with 11 tapes, card reader, card punch, on-line printer, and one data synchronizer cost $2,421,300 and rents at $50,560/month. The717, 757, 727`s, 722, 758, 720, 760, 714, 759, 9701, 9702, 024, 026, 056, d+6, 082 077, 519, 552, and 407 cost $741,800 and rents at $19,650/month. Northern States Monthly Qty Rental Price 709 Central Processing Unit 1 $10,000 $500,000 711 Card Reader 1 Boo 32,ooo 716 Printer 1 1,200 54,200 721 Card Punch 1 600 25,000 729 Tape Units 13 9,100 357,500 736 Power Unit 1 1,100 57,200 737 Core Storage 2 7,400 384,800 741 Power Unit 1 1,400 72,800 746 Power Unit 1 1,3oo 67,600 755 Tape Control 2 3,000 18o,oo0 766 Data Synchronizer 1 3,600 190,000 Total Computer39,500 1,921,100 714 Card Reader 1 2,960 127,650 722 Card Punch 3 5,850292,500 720A Printer 3 14,850 666,6oo 408 Printer 1 1,273 70,500 407 Printer 1 899 43,750 024 Keypunch 14 924 27,300 026 Printing Keypunch 4 380 12,ooo 056 Verifier 6 330 14,400 083 Sorter 2 250 12,400 085 Collator 1 138 7,700 101 Statistical Sorter 2 924 48,ooo
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519 Reproducer 5 1,155 32,750 557 Interpreter 6 1,735 92,040 Phillips The 709, 72-1, 77-4, 716, 717, 720 11, 721, 722, 13-729's Mod 1, 736, 2-737's, 741, 2-755's, 757, 758, 759, 760, 766, 746 monthly rental, excluding taxes, prime shift is $50,460. RCA Moorestown Type DescriptionQty Monthly Rental 709 Central Processing Unit 1 $10,000 711 Punch Card Reader 1 600 716 Alphabetical Printer 1 1,200 721 Punch Card Recorder 1 600 729 Magnetic Tape Unit (700) 12 8,400 755 Tape Control Unit (1,500) 2 3,000 738 Magnetic Cone Storage 1 19,700 740 Control Output Recorder 1 2,450 780 Display Unit 1 400 736 Power Frame No. 1 1 1,100 741 Power Frame No. 2 1 1,400 746 Power Distributor Unit 1 1,300 766 Data Synchronizer (3,600) 2 7,200 714 Card Reader 1 1,075 759 CD Reader Control 1 975 720 Printer 1 1,000 760 Control & Storage Unit 1 7,500 722 Card Punch 1 800 758 CD Reader Control 1 975 RCA Patrick AFB The 026 Key punch, 709 CPU, 716 Printer, 727 Mag Tape, 736 her, 711 Card Rdr, 721 Punch, 729 Mag Tape (72), 737 Core Storage (2), 741 Power, 755 Tape Ctrl, 776 Tape SW, 746 Power, and 766 Data Syn rents at $40,285/month. The 714 Card Rdr, 757 Control, 9200 Converter, 717 Printer, and 759 Control rents at an additional $8,325/month. RCA Canaveral The 709 CPU, Printer, 729 Mag tape (8), 737 Core Storage (2 , 7ll Card Rdr, 721 Punch, 736 Power, 741 Power, 746 Power, 766 Data Synch (3), 755 Tape Ctrl (2) and 776 Tape SW rent at $43,650/month. The 717 Printer, 024 Key punch, 407 Acctg Mach, 9 Interpreter, 757 Control, 047 Tape to Card, and 519Reproducer rent at an additional $3,343/month. Space Tech Labs (2) Cost of installation would be $2,558,800 each. Monthly rental is $53,900 per month. System is rented. System Development Corp 32K memory, 2 DSU's, 4 TCU's, 20 nag. tapes, reader, punch, printer rent at $70,000/month for 176 hours. 717 Print System, 714 Card Read System, (2) 722 Punch Systems rent at $11,500/month for 176 hours. MIT Type Description 709 Central Processing 711 Punch Card Reader 716 Alphabetic Printer 721 Punch Card Recorder 729 x 10 Magnetic Tape Unit 736 Power Frame 1 738 Magnetic Core Storage 740Cathode Ray Tube Recorder 741 Power Frame 2 746 Power Distribution 755 x 2 Tape Control Unit 766 Data Synchronizer 780Cathode Ray Tube Display Total cost $2 526,670. Total rental 52,765/month. 714 Card Reader 717 Printer 720 Printer 722 Card. Punch 729 x 2Magnetic Tape Unit 757 Printer Control 758 Card Punch Control 759 Card Reader Control 760 Control Storage 776 Special EDPM Unit Total cost $593,975. Total rental is $12,4.45/month. The system is rented. UCLA Basic system and peripheral equipment is on loan rent-free. The maintenance is donated. PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS Manufacturer Education, training, program testing, technical assistance on all phases is available. USA BMA Redstone One 8-Hour Shift Supervisors 1 Programmers 49 Clerks 10 Librarians 1 Operators 2 Engineers (IBM) 5 In-Output Oper 1 Two operators required for each additional extra shift. Day shift is monitor run on 709. Operators are used on 704'8, 705, and 709 - rotating shifts. Other personnel on 8 hours shift. Engineers rotate shifts on 704's and 709. Operation tends toward open shop. USA EPG Fort Huachuca One 8-Hour Two 8-Hour Three 8-Hour Shift Shifts Shifts Used Recomm Recamm Supervisors 1 2 Librarians 1 1 1 Operators 1 2 3 In-output Oper 2 3 4 Tape Handlers 1 2 3 Operation tends toward closed shop. Methods of training used includes formal classroom training with about 5096 on-the-,job training interspersed over a 5 week period. Continuous on-the-job training and routine of operators. Personnel figures shown above do not include personnel in the process of on-the-,job train. All operating personnel are military, therefore, turnover is very heavy. USA PMR Pt mugu Two Shifts Supervisors 4 Analysts 5 Programmers 15 Coders 5 Clerks 2 Librarians 2 Operators 11 IBM supplies engineers (generally 3). In addition to the above, there are about 12 people in the machine room doing key-punching, routine sorting, etc. We also have a Systems Group of about 8 programmers who are building their own, special purpose operating system. Our operation is closed shop as regards the actual machine operation, but open shop as regards programming.
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We use all the standard training procedures, but depend most heavily on "on-the-,job" training for ma- chine operators; and both in-shop courses and super- visory instruction for programmers. USN PMR Pt Mugu one 8-Hour Shift Supervisors 2 Programmers 4 Clerks 1 Operators 1 Engineers 1 Operation tends toward closed shop. Operators are trained on-the-,job and programmers by informal training from supervisor. USN OTS China. Lake 1st Shift Supervisors 1 Analysts-Programmers-Coders 14 Clerks 1 Operators 4 In-Output Oper 6 Two additional operators are used on second 8-hour shift. Operation tends toward open shop. Training is in-house. All mathematicians possess BS degree or higher. NAFE FAA One 8-Hour Shift UsedRecommended Supervisors 1 1 Analysts 1 1 Programmers 30 30 Clerks 1 1 Librarians 1 1 Operators 2 2 Engineers 1 1 Technicians 2 2 In-Output Oper 1 1 Operation tends toward closed shop. Methods of training used includes IBM schools for programming, and in-house training for operators. CEIR Total for One Total for Two Total for Three 8-Hour Shift 8-Hour Shifts 8-Hour Shifts U R U R U R Supvr 1 1 2 2 3 3 Program 1717 17 17 17 17 Clerks 1 1 1 1 1 1 Librar 1 1 1 1 1 1 Operator 1 1 2 2 3 3 In-Outp 1 1 2 2 3 3 For the purpose of this personnel requirement, our staff was cut in half, since our staff operates both a 704 and a 709. We have one dispatcher, program librarian, magnetic tape librarian, etc., to handle both computers. Operation tends toward open shop. Operators are given on-the-,job training. Programmers are given a 6-month course evenly divided between formal classes and on-the-,job training. Douglas One 8-Hour Shift Supervisors 1 Analysts-Programmers-Coders30 Clerks 1 Operators 5 Operation tends toward closed shop. Own course followed by on-the-,job training. Douglas One 8-Hour Shift Supervisors 3 Analysts-Programmers-Coders70 Clerks 2 Operators 5 Operation tends toward closed shop. Own course followed by On-the-job training. Ford One 8-Hour Shift Two 8-Hour Shifts Used Recommended Used Recommended Supervisors 4 6 Analysts-Prog 18 30 Clerks 0 2 Librarians 0 1 Operators 12 15 0 3 Technicians 2 3 0 1 In-Output Op 1 1 0 1 Tape Handlers 0 1 0 1 Operation tends toward open shop. Methods of training used include hiring trained people, on- ,job training or classes taught by Aeronutronic personnel, and IBM-supplied classes. Hughes First 8-Hour Second 8-Hour Third 8-Hour Shift Shift Shift Supervisors 4 1 Analysts 7 Programmers 8 3 1 Clerks 3 Librarians 1 Operators 2 1 1 Three shift total is 32. Operation tends toward open shop. On-the-,job training is given in conjunction with company sponsored classes. IBM Space Three 8-Hour Shifts Supervisors 5 Analysts 10 Programmers 25 Coders 10 Clerks 5 Librarians 1 Operators 8 Engineers 3 In-Output Oper 3 Tape Handlers 2 Operation tends toward closed shop. Methods of training used includes formal class instruction in basic programming and machine operation - 3 to 4 weeks, informal class instruction held at Center covering specific system used here, and supervised programming assignments. Lockheed Burbank Three 8-Hour Shifts Supervisors 4 Analysts 15 Programmers 43 Clerks 2 Operators 7 Engineers 10 (Recommended) Operation tends toward closed shop. All new personnel attend a class which covers the use of Fortran and also machine coding. This class lasts about 4 weeks. Lockheed Sunnyvale Three 8-Hour Shifts Used Recommended Supervisors 5 6 Programmers 130 Clerks 2 3 Librarians 2 2 Operators 12 14 In-Output Oper 7 8 Operation tends toward closed shop. Training is rendered by shift leaders, IBM Customer Engineers, and IBM Applied Science Representatives. Supervisors includes Supervisor and shift leaders.
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Operating analysts function is accomplished by supervisor and shift leaders. Programming is accomplished by separate department from Operations. The number of programmers recommended depends upon the number of functions being performed at LMSD. Scientific, Flight Data Reduction, and Administrative Data are processed on the two IBM 709 computer systems. Coder and programmers are synonymous at LMSD. Tape handler are included under "Operators". Martin Baltimore One 8-Hour Shift UsedRecommended Supervisors 4 6 Analysts 2 4 Programmers 13 17 Coders 2 4 Clerks 2 2 Librarians 0 1 Operators 7 8 Two additional operators are required for second 8-hour shift. Operation tends toward closed shop. Classes for newcomers given by our own personnel. Martin Orlando Three 8-Hour Shifts Used Recommended Supervisors 1 1 Analysts 2 3 Programmers 15 Librarians 1 Operators 7 7 Engineers 5 5 Operation is closed shop. For non-experienced personnel, an on-the-,job full time training program of approximately three weeks, plus close supervision for at least six months, is given. McDonnell First 8-Hour Second 8-Hour Shift Shift U Recom U Recom Supervisors 5 5 1 1 Programmers 31 31 Librarians 1 1 Operators 2 2 2 2 Operation tends toward closed shop. Methods of training used includes initial two-week training course, followed by on-the-,job training with an experienced programmer. Northern States One 8-Hour Shift Supervisors 1 Analysts 1 Programmers 9 Librarians 1 Operators 1 In-Output Oper 7 Four additional operators are required for second 8-hour shift and two additional operators for the third 8-hour shift. Operation tends toward closed shop. IBM Programming School and on-the-,job training is used. Phillips Total for One Total for Two Total for Three 8-Hour Shift 8-Hour Shifts 8-Hour Shifts Librarians 1 1 1 Operators 1 2 3 In-Output 0 2 3 3 Tape Hand 1 2 2 Above figures includes only operating personnel. Analysts, programmers, coders, etc. operate as a team to serve all computing and EAM systems. Operation tends toward closed shop. Training is by lessor of equipment and on-the-,job. RCA Moorestown Three 8-Hour Shifts Used Recommended Supervisors 4 7 Analysts 3 5 Programmers 17 22 Coders 8 u Clerks 2 2 Librarians 0.3 0.5 Operators 7 10 Engineers 5 5 Technicians 2 5 In-output Oper 5 7 Operation tends toward closed shop. Methods of training used includes in-house, both formal classes and on the ,job, for both programmers and all operating personnel. We rarely send personnel to the manufacturer's classes. We extensively use individual mentors; each new person comes in at random times of the year, and is separately guided. This is basically a scientific computing facility, solving engineering problems on missiles and surface radar equipment. However, we do spare parts lists and drawing indexes as 8$ of our total load, using "commercial" programming systems. We use FORTRAN 709 and SOS for engineering computations. RCA Patrick AFB Three 8-Hour Shifts Used Recommended Supervisors 7 7 Analysts 12 12 Programmers 24 24 Coders 3 3 Operators 10 10 Engineers 1 1 In-Output Oper 6 6 Operation tends toward closed shop. Methods of training used includes IBM courses, onthe-,job training, and a training manual developed in-house. RCA Canaveral one 8-Hour Shift Used Recommended Supervisors 1 2 Analysts 5 5 Programmers 5 5 Secretary 1 1 Operators 3 3 Engineers 2 2 Operation tends toward closed shop. Methods of training used includes training courses conducted locally by IBM Applied Science representatives, on-the-,job training provided by programers . and the more experienced operators, and manuals. The operation performed at this facility is unique in that personnel must be familiar with the computer system as well as range operations. As a consequence it takes special requirements for personnel to qualify as computer operators, programmers, analysts, and engineers at this facility Space Tech Labs (2) Three 8-Hour Shifts Supervisors 10 Analysts 3 Programmers 30 Clerks 1 Librarians 0.5 Operators 5 Engineers 1 Technicians 2 In-Output Oper 1 Tape Handlers 0.5 Above figures are for each system.
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Operation tends toward closed shop. Methods of training used includes IBM local short courses, an internal two-week course, and on-the-job training. System Development Corp Three 8-Hour Shifts Supervisors 2 Analysts 2 Clerks 2 Operators 15 Operation tends toward closed shop. Internal formal classroom and on-the-,job training are used. MIT Total for One Total for Two Total for Three 8-Hour shift 8-Hour shifts 8-Hour Shifts R U R R Supervisors 2 2 3 Librarian 1 1 1 1 Operators 3 4 4 5 Engineers 2 2 2 2 Technicians 1 0 2 2 In-Output 0 2 3 3 4 Tape Hand l 2 3 3 4 This computing facility is run as a Laboratory service for any and all. members of the research staff. There is no formal distinction of activity such as analyst, programmer, etc. About 70 persons are regular users. There are two small groups, totalling some 15 persons, whose primary role is to write programs and utility systems in support of research projects. The facility is on a two-shift operation but is staffed for a possible third shift in the future. The machine is maintained by IBM engineers. Technician help is variously obtained as needed from an activity primarily working on research items. Operation tends toward open shop. Methods of training used includes on-the-job instruction by supervisors. Scheduled classes by qualified members of the Laboratory staff are given. UCLRL Seven days/week Supervisors 1 Programmers 21 Coders 5 Operators 9 Operation tends toward open shop. Personnel are trained by working with an experienced person. UCLA Total for OneTotal for Two 8-Hour Shift8-Hour Shifts Supervisors 1 2 Analysts 2 2 Programmers 3 3 Coders 0 0 Clerks 4 4 Librarians 0.5 0.5 Operators 2 4 Engineers 4 4 Technicians 0 0 In-Output Oper 1 1 For two 8-hour shift operation, a full time librarian is recommended. For three 8-hour shifts, three supervisors are recommended. Operation is open shop programming, closed shop machine operation. Short Fortran programming classes and apprenticeship system is used. RELIABILITY, OPERATING EXPERIENCE, AND TIME AVAILABILITY USA BMA Redstone Good time 113.1 Hours/Week Average Attempted to run time116.6 Hours/Week Average Operating ratio (Good/Attempted to run time) 0.969 Above figures based on period 1 Jan 60 to 31 Mar 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test 1 Jan thru 31 Mar 60 Time is not available for rent to outside organizations. USA EPG Fort Huachuca Figures based on period 1 Sep 59 to 1 Sep 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test 1 Feb 59 Time is available for rent to qualified outside organizations. USN PMR Pt Mugu Average error-free running period 3.5 Hours Good time55.6 Hours/Week (Average) Attempted to run time60.4 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio (Good/Attempted to run time) 0.921 Above figures based on period 1 Feb 60 to 29 Feb 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test 8 Jan 60 Time is available for rent to qualified outside organizations. USN PMR Pt Mugu Average error-free running period 7 Hours Good time35.2 Hours/Week (Average) Attempted to run time37.1 Hours/Week (Average; Operating ratio (Good/Attempted to run time) 0.948 Above figures based on period 1 Feb 60 to 28 Feb 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test 15 Aug 59 Time is available for rent to qualified outside or- ganizations. USN OTS China Lake Good time 100 Hours /Week Average Attempted to run time105 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.95 Above figures based on period 1 Apr 60 to 30 Apr 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test 13 Jan 60 Time is available for rent to qualified outside or- ganizations. Availability is dependent on workload RAFE FAA Average error-free running period 40 Hours Good time 40 Hours /Week Attempted to run time 41 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.98 Above figures based on period from Jan 60 to Apr 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test Oct 59 Time is not available for rent to outside organiza- tions. CEIR Good time 47.5 Hours/Week (Average? Attempted to run time50.5 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.94 Above figures based on period 10 Feb 59 to 1 Jan 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test 10 Feb 59 Time is available for rent to outside organizations Douglas Average error-free running period 6 Hours Good time 110 Hours /Week Aver e Attempted to run time 115 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.95 Above figures based on period from Jul 59 to Jul. 60 Passed Customer AcceptanceTest Feb 59 Time is available for rentto outside organizations. Douglas Average error-free running period 6 Hours Good time 110 Hours/WeekAverage Attempted to run time 115 Hours/Week Average) Operating ratio 0.95 Above figures based on period from Sep 59 to Jul 60 Passed Customer AcceptanceTest Sep 59 Time is available for rentto outside organizations.
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Ford Average error-free running period 10 Hours Good time 95 Hours/Week (Average Attempted to run time101 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.94 Above figures based on period 23 Mar 60 to 23 May 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test 23 Mar 60 Time is available for rent to outside organizations. Hughes Good time 127 Hours/Week (Average Attempted to run time14 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.95 Above figures based on period 16 May 60 to 22 May 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test Apr 59 Time is available for rent to outside organizations. Analysis of the 14 hour figure includes: machine failure, rerun time, operator error, time lost due to program failure. An additional 13 hours down time should be added for preventive maintenance care. There were 14 hours during this period considered idle time. IBM Space Good time 130 Hours/Week Average) Attempted to run time134 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.97 Abovefigures based on period 1 Mar 60 to 1 Jun 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test Sep 59 Time is not available for rent to outside organiza- tions. Lockheed Burbank Average error-free running period 6 Hours Good time 126 Hours/Week (Average Attempted to run time148 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.85 Above figures based on period from Jan 60 to Apr 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test May 59 Time is not available for rent to outside organizations. Lockheed Sunnyvale Average error-free running period 31 hours/system Good time258.53 Hours/Week (Average) Attempted to run time269.71 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.9585 Abovefigures based on period 1 Jan 60 to 1 Apr 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test 1-29 Dec 58; 2-4 Aug 5 Time is available for rent to qualified outside or ganizations. Statistics are based on elapsed time totals of two (2) 709 systems. Martin Baltimore Good time 70 Hours/Week (Average? Attempted to run time74 Hours/Week (Average) operating ratio 0.94 Abovefigures based on period from Mar 60 to May 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test Oct 59 Time is available for rent to outside organizations. Martin Orlando Good time -110 Hours/Week (Average) Attempted to run time115 Hours/Week (Average) operating ratio 0.96 Above figures based on period 1 Jan 60 to 31 May 60 Time is available for rent to qualified outside or ganizations. McDonnell Good time100 Hours/Week (Average) Attempted to run time106 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.941 Above figures based on period 4 Apr 60 to 29 Apr 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test 3 May 60 Time is available for rent to outside organizations. Northern States Good time 99 Hours/Week Average) Attempted to run time106 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.934 Above figures based on period 1 Jun 60 to 30 Jun 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test May 59 Time is not available for rent to outside organizations. Phillips Good time77 Hours/Week (Average) Figure based on period 1 Feb 60 to 31 Mar 60 Timeis not available for rent to outside organiza- tions. 'RCA Moorestown Good time115 Hours/Week (Average) Attempted to run time138 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.90 Above figures based on period from Jan 60 to Jun 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test 18 Jun 59 Time is not available for rent to outside organiza- tions. Excellent operational experience during initial 3 months, poor experience for several months following due to stress placed on computer by excessive humidity, temperature, and power failure conditions RCA Patrick AFB Good time67 Hours/Week (Average) Attempted to run time72 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.93 Above figures based on period 1 Nov 59 to 31 Mar 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test 8 Jul 59 Time is not available for rent to outside organizations. Figures are based on production usage only. RCA Canaveral Average error-free running period 1 Week Good time80 Hours/Week (Average) Passed Customer Acceptance Test 8 Jan 59 Time is not available for rent to outside organiza- tions. From 8 Jan 59 to Nov 5999% reliability From Nov 59 to May 6096%, reliability Space Tech Labs (2) Good time108 Hours/Week (Average) Attempted to run time123 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.88 Abovefigures based on period from Apr 60 to Jun 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test Apr 59 and Jan 60 Time is available for rent to qualified outside or- ganizations. System Development Corp Good time120 Hours/Week (Average) Figure based on period from Dec 59 to Jun 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test Dec 58 Time is not available for rent to outside organizations. 120 hours/week is defined as available time used, exclusive of all forms of maintenance and down time MIT Good time 84 Hours/Week (Average Attempted to run time86 Hours/Week (Average) Operating ratio 0.98 Above figures based on period 1 Apr 60 to 1 Aug 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test 15 Feb 59 Time is not available for rent to outside organiza- tions. UCLRL Good time 145 Hours/Week Average Attempted to run time161 Hours/Week Average Operating ratio 0.90 Above figures based on period from Sep 58 to Jul 60 Time is not available for rent to outside organiza- tions.
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UCLA Average error-free running period 75 Hours Good time110.4 Hours/Week (Average Attempted to run time112.5 Hours/Week (Average Operating ratio 0.981 Above figures based on period 1 Jan 60 to 31 May 60 Passed Customer Acceptance Test 18 Oct 58 Time is not available for rent to outside organiza- tions. ADDITIONAL FEATURES AND REMARKS Manufacturer Outstanding features include high speed, large memory, compatibility with 704 and 7090, and a rich operation code set. Unique system advantages include overlap input and output operations with computing with very low memory interference rate and convert commands for facilitating Binary-Decimal conversions. Many special features and attachments are available on "Request for Price Quotation" basis; i.e. clocks, data channel trap, extended precision, direct data device, tape switches, etc. Recommended procedures for magnetic tape storing, shipping, and protection from humidity, temperature, electrical, fire, or other damage: Acetate Base Tape: Storage for frequent usage. Relative humidity 40 to 60% Temperature 65 to 80oF. Should the tape be exposed to atmospheric conditions outside the above limits for more than four hours, the following specifications would apply: Storage for infrequent Usage. Temperature 40 to 120 F. The tape must be placed in a dust proof container and hermetically sealed in a plastic bag. Before re-using, the tape must be reconditioned by allowing it to remain in the conditioned atmosphere for a length of time equal to the time it was away. Twenty- four hours reconditioning is necessary if the tape is removed for longer than twenty-four hours. Mylar Base Tape: Storage for frequent or infrequent usage. Relative humidity 0 to 80% Temperature 40 to 120 F. The tape should be stored in a dust proof container. Should the tape be exposed to atmospheric conditions outside the above limits for more than four hours, it must be reconditioned by allowing it to remain at the given condition for a length of time equal to the time it was away. Twenty-four hours reconditioning is necessary if the tape is removed for longer than twenty-four hours. The upper limits on humidity is given to prevent the formation of fungus and mold growth:.. This limit may be exceeded by hermetically sealing the tape in a plastic bag. General Precautions: The tape should not come in contact with magnetic material at any time and should never be subjected to strong magnetic fields. Either of these can cause the loss of information or the introduction of noise. When shipping magnetic tape, the reel should be placed in a dust proof container and hermetically sealed in a plastic bag. Additional support should be obtained by enclosing in an individual cardboard box. USA BMA Redstone Adopted procedures for magnetic tape labelling, storage,-shipping, and protection from humidity, temperature and physical, electrical, fire, or other damage are external labels - pressure adhesive, tape cabinet storage, and for humidity, tapes are stored in computer room. USN PMR Pt Mugu Outstanding features are entry of digital telemetry data (PDM, FM, and PCM) from analog tapes. Direct entry of remote site radar and COTAR data. Output may also be to x-y plotters or 30 channel ocillograph. Magnetic tape is stored in computer room for humidity and temperature protection. USN PMR Pt Mugu Outstanding features are directly connected plotting boards for display of impact prediction information, direct entry of FPS-16 Radar and AME COTAR Data from remote sites, digital to analog conversion of output/replacing, CRT system, and direct data RPQ on channels B & D. Unique system advantages include cubic DH14 DNS input 6 channel, radar and/or COTAR information, and direct through channel D with computer interrupt. Magnetic tapes labelled and stored in computer room for humidity and temperature protection. USN OTS China Lake Outstanding features include dual read/write heads on 729 Tape Units and the data synchronizer. Tapes are stored in standard tape storage cabinets under controlled humidity and temperature conditions. NAFE FAA Tapes are stored in containers in the 709 room and thus under temperature and humidity control. CEIR Tapes are labelled with Labelon Plastic Tape, they are shipped in special metal cases, they are stored in humidity and temperature controlled rooms, and fire extinguishers are placed throughout machine room and tape room. Hughes Outstanding features are high speed and reliability and the data synchronizer for simultaneous input, output, compute. Tapes are stored in a humidity and temperature controlled storage room. IBM Space Outstanding features are data communications channel and direct data modification package to allow for high speed teletype input and specialized output for real-time operations, three channel operation for maximum overlapping operation, internal accounting clock and interval timer, and a tape switching device. Tapes are stored in air conditioned, non-smoking areas in racks and cabinets. All tapes are numbered and catalogued as used; a punched card tape log is maintained. Little tape shipping is done. Lockheed Burbank An outstanding feature is that all work is run under a Monitor System which gives us the maximum usage of the machine. Lockheed Sunnyvale Outstanding features include a powerful set of input/output commands, indirect addressing, automatic priority processing, real time input, full word sense indicators, read-compute-write facilities, and a buffered input/output. Magnetic tape labels are color coded for TTC, CTT, reserved and TTP with written identification and instructions. Some labels are machine printed for repeat jobs. Storage in original plastic containers and in conventional reel cabinets. Tapes are shipped (very little required in original containers, plastic bag and cardboard cartons. Tapes are retained in the computer room where the temperature and humidity
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is maintained at the recommended level. Studies are being made for acquisition of suitable fireproof containers for those tapes requiring special consideration. System summary: Binary (36 bits/word) Single address - parallel operation 3 Index Registers 32,000 words of 12 microsecond access Fixed and floating point commands 1 to 3 card readers 250 cards/min 1 to 3 card punches (100 cards min 1 to 3 printers (150 lines/min) Cathode ray display 15,000 char/sec magnetic tape Martin Baltimore Tapes are stripped once each month. Martin Orlando Tapes are stored in humidity controlled machine room. Protection against damage is maintained by retention file of early cycle master tapes in a remote area. RCA Moorestown Outstanding features are that the computer is used in a real- time control loop at the BMEWS Engineering Model Tracking Radar. All tapes are stored in a computer area, TABCO Storage Bins. Magnetic tapes assigned by usage class, labels removed after printing unless permanent labels are used. Present peripheral equipment consists of two 720 printers, one 714 card/tape device, and one 722 tape/ card punch. RCA Canaveral An outstanding feature is the service 'provided by IBM. Majority of tapes are classified. They are labelled and stored in a secure walk-in cage which is perforated for air conditioning and humidity control purposes Label is a 1"xl" sticker. This installation's primary function is the real time support of ballistic missile launches. Secondly, it is used for data reduction. FUTURE PLANS USA EPG Fort Huachuca IBM 1401 Tape System to replace the present peripheral equipment. USN PMR Pt Mugu Future plans provide for the continuing operation of the present computer system and concentration of development effort on the direct linkage of the computer to external instrumentation. The ultimate goal is to minimize the calendar time required to deliver missile test results to the project engineers for evaluation. USN OTS China Lake Consideration is presently being given to replacing the IBM 709 with the IBM 7090. NAFE FAA In March 1961 the 709 and peripheral equipment will be replaced by an IBM 7090 and 1401 System. CEIR An IBM 7090 to replace 709. An IBM 7090 to be installed in New York, New York. Ford IBM 709 to be replaced by IBM 7090. IBM 1401's to be used as peripheral equipment. IBM 7223 high speed (500 cards/minute) card reader being attached on-line to the 709. Hughes Possible acquisition of IBM 7090 EDPM to replace IBM 709.Use of IBM 1401 series for peripheral handling of input-output. Lockheed Burbank Delivery of a 7090 Computer is expected. Its configuration will be 16 high speed Mode TV tapes, 32 K Core, On-Line Printer, and On-Line Card Reader. Lockheed Sunnyvale Installation of our first IBM 7090 System is scheduled. This consists of a four (4) channel, twenty (20) high density tape transports (62,500 characters per second), card reader, on line printer and on line card punch. When this system becomes operational, one 709 will be removed. Installation of the second IBM 7090 System is scheduled for several months later. This second 7090 System consists of the same configuration as the first 7090 System. When this system becomes operational, the second 709 will be removed. Three IBM 1400 series systems are scheduled for delivery in early 1961. The first 1401 will be a model 1401-C with six tape transports. These systems will be used as input-output devices for the two 7090 Systems and will replace a majority of the offline peripheral equipment now in use. We are tentatively planning to make use of magnetic disc memory devices for data and program storage in the IBM 7090 Systems. These auxiliary memories would operate on line to the 7090 for processing runs and would be loaded and unloaded off-line using magnetic tape storage devices. Martin Baltimore A 11401 System is to replace our off line equipment. We intend to install a 7090. in the near future. Martin Orlando In 1961 an IBM 7070 with 10 tape units plus an IBM 1401 with 4 tape units will be installed to handle our inplant commercial programs. The programs planned for this equipment are as follows: Master Requirements Program Shop Order Control Program Scheduling and Machine Loading Programs (Short Term and Long Range) Material Control Program Payroll Program (Hourly and Salary) Cost Distribution Program (Material and Labor) Purchase Order Program McDonnell An IBM 7090 and two IBM 1401 Systems are scheduled. Northern States New components for 1961 include 2 IBM 1401 Model C-3 and 2 IBM 1401 Model D-3. To be retired in 1961 are 1 IBM 714 Card Reader, 3 IBM 720A Printer, and 3 IBM 722 Card Punches. Phillips Replacement and intended acquisition of new systems include replacing the IBM 709 with an IBM 7090 and 2 1401'x, installation of a Burroughs Model 205 Computer with card I/0 (new system). Installation of an additional IBM 650, Model 2, card I/0. RCA Moorestown Heavy usage (3.5 shifts) indicates early acquisition of a transistorized machine to reduce work load to one-shift operation. Machine not indicated by name at this time. Probably within one year. Two 1401 Model C Computers are on-order to replace present peripheral equipment. RCA Patrick AFB It is currently planned to replace 717 off-line printer with an IBM 1401 System, to replace the present 8,000 word core storage with a 32,000 word unit, and to replace off-line input-output equipment with an IBM 1401 System.
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RCA Canaveral It is currently planned to replace the present 8,000 word core storage with a 32,000 word unit. Space Tech Labs (2) Plan to replace both our IBM 709's with our IBM 7090'8. MIT The 709 will be replaced by a 7090. It will have a third channel and four additional tape drives. Otherwise, it is compatible with the 709. The present offline equipment will be replaced by two IBM 1401 Systems. UCLA 1401 System on order for peripheral operations. INSTALLATIONS U. S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency Computation Laboratory, Bldg. 4663 Redstone Arsenal, Alabama U. S. Army Electronic Proving Ground Fort Huachuca, Arizona U. S. Navy Pacific Missile Range Range Operations Department, Code 3280 Point Mugu, California U. S. Naval Missile Facility (Land-Air, Inc.). Point Arguello, California U. S. Naval Ordnance Test Station China Lake California National Aviation Facilities Experimental Station Simulation and Computation,Branch Atlantic City, New Jersey C-E-I-R, Inc. 1200 Jefferson Davis Highway Arlington 2, Virginia Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc., Dept G-318 (2) 3000 Ocean Park Blvd. Santa Monica, California Ford Motor Company Aeronutronic Division Ford Road Newport Beach, California Hughes Aircraft Company Building 6, Room F1022 Florence Avenue & Teale Street Culver City, California IBM Space Computing Center 615 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. W. Washington, D. C. Lockheed Aircraft Corporation Math Analysis Dept. Burbank, California Lockheed Aircraft Corporation Missiles and Space Division, P. 0. Box 504 Sunnyvale, California The Martin Company Missile Weapons Systems Division Baltimore 3, Maryland The Martin Company Engineering Division Orlando, Florida McDonnell Aircraft Corporation Box 516 St. Louis 66, Missouri Northern States Power Company 1925 Sather Street St. Paul 13, Minnesota Phillips Petroleum Company Adams Building, Computing Dept. Bartlesville, Oklahoma RCA Missile & Surface Radar Division Building 116-1 Moorestown, New Jersey RCA Service Company Technical Laboratory, Bldg. 989 Patrick Air Force Base, Florida RCA Service Company Data Processing Division, Bldg. 2-1655 Cape Canaveral, Florida Space Technology Laboratories, Inc. (2) Computation & Data Reduction Center 2400 East El Segundo Boulevard El Segundo, California System Development Corporation 1923 Centinella Avenue West Los Angeles, California M. I. T. Lincoln Laboratory P. 0. Box 73 Lexington 73, Massachusetts University of California L. R. L. Box 808 Livermore, California University of California Western Data Processing Center Los Angeles 24, California Texas Engineering Experiment Station Data Processing Center College Station, Texas


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