[LMB] OT: Tech marches on

Matija Grabnar lmb at matija.com
Mon Dec 13 22:29:33 GMT 2021


Tubes are also probably more resistant to EMP than any solid state 
electronics.
When some of the scenarios you're planing for involve nearby nuclear 
blasts, that matters.

On 13/12/2021 18:13, Harvey Fishman wrote:
> If it ain't broke, DON'T fix it!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>
> Harvey
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>> Shocking! Indeed. Of course when I mentioned tube to the crewman he 
>> said,
>> "It's classified."
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 13, 2021, 12:23 AM A. Marina Fournier via Lois-Bujold <
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>>>  On Dec 12, 2021, at 8:18 PM, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> 
>>> wrote:
>>>  >
>>>  > I also had a chance to tour a nuclear submarine and was surprised 
>>> to see
>>>  > tubes glowing behind some of the consoles.
>>>
>>>  Tubes? My jaw hit the floor, and the mind, she is boggling.
>>>
>>>  A. Marina Fournier
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