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What a relief.
I was worried that as a Geek / Nerd, I would be out of luck after the Zombie Apocalypse.
As I sit here sharpening my machete....
This article has given me a glimmer of hope.
 
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Maybe not a Zombie Apocalypse but a BIG Coronal Mass ejection. An old and slow Z80 or 6502 is much more likely to survive such a thing than a I9 or other fast cpu.
 
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If needed I can send you my WW1 Morse Code handle, or if you prefer I still have some old boy scout semaphore flags stored in garage.

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If needed I can send you my WW1 Morse Code handle, or if you prefer I still have some old boy scout semaphore flags stored in garage.

:D
I've been binge watching old cowboy and indian movies to bone up on my smoke signals.
 
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If needed I can send you my WW1 Morse Code handle, or if you prefer I still have some old boy scout semaphore flags stored in garage.

:D
Morse keys were standard fit to the P-3B Orion to mid 70s (along with sextants)! No flags carried however :)
 
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P-3B Orion? Isn't that a Navy patrol plane, derivative of the Lockheed Electra?
 
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P-3B Orion? Isn't that a Navy patrol plane, derivative of the Lockheed Electra?
Yep, superceded by the P-3C in the mid 70s, that in turn by the current Boeing P-8A (militarised 737).
 

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What a relief.
I was worried that as a Geek / Nerd, I would be out of luck after the Zombie Apocalypse.
As I sit here sharpening my machete....
This article has given me a glimmer of hope.
After reading this article...which I can't believe I read the whole thing.........goes right to the heart of the movie "Mortal Engines". Which was, IMO, all hype in the trailers but a real let down actually watching the movie.
 
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Who’s going to bother trying to get a Z80 to work post-apocalypse?
I know I’ll be preoccupied with hunting and gathering.
And trying to find an electricity source?
 
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In the event its a Zombie apocalypse, put this to memory:

-. --- / -... .-. .- .. -. ... / .... . .-. .
 

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I literally laughed out loud at this thread :D!

I'm off to scavenge some Z80s... ;)
 
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Came across this on Facebook today.


 
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Came across this on Facebook today.


Not ruggedised enough.
A hammer and chisel for communicating would be better!
 
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Yep, superceded by the P-3C in the mid 70s, that in turn by the current Boeing P-8A (militarised 737).
I was out of the Navy before they got the P3, still were using the P2V, just before they had to change their designators to the Air Force style. Some congressman couldn't get the hang of the Navy way such as a P2V was a Patrol plane, 2nd model, made by Lockheed or the Navy version of a C54 was an R5D, Transport 5th model by Douglas.
 

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