aha ! Just de-classified....
This is, I infer,
related to the Bedford Experiments (Cape Cod Experiments)
to use Whirlwind computer to track invading aircraft.
Page 2 mentions a suspension in experiments due
to engine trouble of the B-25 in which the airborne
equipment is located., mentions interuption because
an F-51 was sent for repairs. Also talks about sending
3 sets of radar data per phone line.
Digital Computer Laboratory
An outline has been written up for
a set of programs which will allow us to test parts
of the Cape Cod Muldar Program before the magnetic
drum equipment arrives from E.R.A. The proposal
is to record on magnetic tape blocks of filtered
radar data from 1, 2, or 3 radar sets. The computer
would carry out the necessary filtering and recording
operations. A second program would then be read
into the computer which would process the radar
data on the magnetic tape, a block at a time. In
this way, the processing program could be completely7
divorced from real time, allowing us a great deal
of flexibility in testing various information processing