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Re: Stock Market Ticker Tape Machines

jared (
Mon, 15 Aug 2005 22:05:29 -0600

> Only within the last 20 years did the US Navy move away from
> electromechanical Teletype Model 28s and variations thereof. When I
> was the communications officer aboard the then state-of the-art fleet
> flagship USS Blue Ridge in Yokosuka in 1987

Memories of 75 baud circuits using Baudot encoding ... the wily shift
symbol ... some of the low speed circuits were for naval communication
over very noisy channels and so I think the low rate was necessary
(esp in those days before FEC and/or IP).

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