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Year 1989

Jan 1

Laurence Jones from DUR started as Site Manager at SOU.

Paul Harrison joined Starlink as RASIG programmer at JOD.

Mike Denby became acting Site Manger at LEI until new manager arrives.

Rodney Warren-Smith became Head of Applications at RAL.

Starlink Bulletin 3 issued.

30

RAL - VAX 3500 replaced the original VAX 11/780.

31

Chris Flatters (JOD) left Starlink.

Feb 7

SUC/15

13

Geoffrey Mellor started as Site Manager at LEI.

15/16

SMM/29 (CAM).

Mar 3

CAM 780 taken away in a lorry.

10

ROE 780 shut down for last time.

Jun 14/15

SMM/30 (RGO).

16

Tiger Team interviewed Starlink staff at RAL.

19

SUC/16.

30

Dee Nicholson resigned as Site Manager at UCL.

Jul 1

Starlink Bulletin 4 issued.

3/7

Third ADAM workshop help at Cosener's House, Abingdon

17

Adrian Fish became Site manager at UCL.

Aug 31

Paul Rees resigned as SPECSIG programmer - UCL.

Sep 1

Paul Rees joined as Starlink applications programmer at RAL.

28

SUC/17

Oct 1

Andy Adamson replaced Ian Butchart as Site Manager at PRE.

Oxford changed its status to a Major Starlink node.

Queen Mary College changed its name to Queen Mary & Westfield College.

College of Science & Technology changed its name to Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine. ICSTM became 20th Starlink site (minor node).

12

DECstation 2100 installed at RAL for development of Unix version of ADAM

16

Graeme Willoughby replaces Sunil Sidher as Site Manager at ICSTM.

17/19

SMM/31 - AGM (RAL).

Nov 13

Ivan Bishop replaced Tony Lynas-Gray as Site Manager at Oxford.

Dec 1

Rodney Smith replaced Maggie Shaw as Site Manager at Cardiff.

8

SG/4 - First comprehensive ADAM guide released.

15

BIR 11/750 replaced by dual host 3400s.

Year 1990

Jan 1

Starlink Bulletin 5 issued.

31

Durham 750 left on a truck. It has been replaced by dual host 3400s.

Feb 8

SUC/18

14/15

SMM/32 (LEI).

19

Ian Skillen replaced Chris Clayton as CAM Site Manager.

Mar 5

Chris Clayton started at RAL as Hardware & Minor Node manager.

RAL Starlink node split into 2 clusters (Project, Astrophysics).

Tony Cook became manager of Astrophysics cluster.

26

Phil Herridge became CAM Site Manager (Hardware/Systems Software).

Ian Skillen is now CAM Site Manager (Users/Applications Software).

Apr 9

RGO (Herstmonceux) Site 780 shut down. RGO has now moved to Cambridge.

30

Tony Cook resigned as Site Manager of RAL Astrophysics node.

SUN workstations installed at DUR, and CAM.

May 14

Sussex became a new minor node. (MV3400)

Stuart Keir became Site Manager of Sussex node.

18

Barbara Bromage became Site Manager of RAL Astrophysics node.

Jun 7

CAM (IoA) computer moved location from IoA to RGO building.

11

SUC/19

13/14

SMM/33 (JOD/MAN).

Jul 10/16

RAL Open Day. Starlink demo, boards, and hand-out.

Aug 1

Starlink Bulletin 6 issued.

20

Peter Draper became IPESIG programmer at DUR.

31

Paul Harrison (Radio Astron Prog, JOD) resigned.

Sep 26

SUC/20

Kent became a new minor node. (MV II) Brian Heaton Site Manager.

Oct 1

Vassilios Laspias replaced Peter Allan as Site Manager at MAN

11

Hatfield Poly became first remotely managed (UCL) node. (MV II)

12

Starlink 10th anniversary meeting at Royal Astronomical Society

24/25

SMM/34 - AGM (RAL). 10th Anniversary Dinner.

29

Peter Allan moved to RAL as Head of ADAM support group.

Nov 1

Horst Meyerdierks started as SPECSIG programmer at ROE.

Michael McSherry became SASIG programmer at ARM; to BEL in 18 months.

5

Michael Garrett replaced Brian McIlwrath as JOD Site Manager.

12

Martin Bly joined Starlink as assistant to Mike Lawden (RAL)

David Rawlinson moved to RLVAD Site Manager.

Andrea Roberts now responsible for System Administration & Major Nodes

26

Brian McIlwrath moved to RAL as ASG Real-Time/Systems section leader.

Year 1991

Jan 12

Julian Gold became VIMSIG application programmer at CAM.

14

Official opening of Kent node.

21

Rhys Morris became HSTSIG application programmer at CAR.

Feb 6

SERC met to decide what to cut in response to 10% underfunding by government of SERC for 91/92.

Mar 5

SUC/21. Approved policy of moving Starlink to Unix.

8

500th Starlink Software Release issued.

Apr 1

Starlink Bulletin 7 issued.

6

First release of Starlink Software for UNIX machines (Sun).

May 10

Hatfield site opened by Patrick Moore.

Jun 6

SUC/22

12/13

SMM/35 (STA/ROE)

17

Additional effort for ADAM porting at RAL: Ken Hartley, Crispin Goswell, Karen Goswell.

28

First software release for a DECstation (BEL).

Aug 30

HDS for Sun's submitted for release by RFWS.

Sep 1

Brendan Byrne replaced Allan Willis as SUC chairman.

2/6

Fourth ADAM workshop held at ROE.

16

Jo Murray (RAL programmer) left the Starlink project.

25

Crispin Goswell and Karen Goswell left Starlink for USA.

26-27

Conference at Southampton `Future Needs in Astronomical Computing'.

30

SUC/23

Oct 17

Stuart Robinson joined Project at RAL to work on ADAM port.

18

Ivan Bishop (OXF Site Manager) left Project. Tony Lynas-Gray stands in.

23/24

SMM/36 (AGM/4) - Coseners House.

Nov 7

Chris Brindle joined Project as Site Manager at Hatfield for the year to 30 Sept 1992.

Starlink Bulletin 8 issued (Nov 91 edition).

29

Starlink review panel visited RAL.

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