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re: Silicon Valley Nation: Coming home
Brian Fuller2   10/24/2012 2:35:17 PM
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@Simonb, I heard on Monday that whatever was left was packed up and deposited with Bob's widow. I can imagine she was overwhelmed.

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simonb   10/24/2012 2:15:16 PM
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Alan Martin cleaned bobs desk. It stayed pretty the same for about 6 months after he passed away. Some of his stuff was packed up.

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Brian Fuller2   10/18/2012 3:40:42 PM
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David, excellent question, and you've prompted the TI folks to dig into that. It turns out Bob's workspace at National was a big of, um, a hazard shall we say. But we'll work to solve this mystery. Cheers,

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RRynk   10/18/2012 3:11:03 PM
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'scope with Schweber's number attached being Tektronics Type 575 Transistor Curve Tracer. Jim was avid user of Tek instruments from the 60s and 70s

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Virtus Probi   10/17/2012 7:22:54 PM
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I hope the Jaguar model has a spot in the display. Jim was a brilliant man, for sure.

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David Ashton   10/16/2012 10:06:30 PM
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One thing I like about Jim Williams is that if anyone tells me my workbench is a mess, I can tell them I'm in good company! It is right that it has become a shrine of sorts. I wonder what happened to Bob Pease's bench? Brian....???



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