Starlink Site openings

Opened

Site

Computer

1979 Dec

RAL

780

1980 Jan

ROE, RGO

780, 780 (RGO transferred to CAM 90/4)

Feb

Cambridge, UCL

780, 780

Jul

Manchester

780

1982 Mar

Durham

750

Oct

Birmingham

750

1984 Nov

Leicester

750

1985 Mar

Jodrell Bank

780 at MAN moved to JOD, new 750 at MAN

1986 Apr

St Andrews

microVAX

May

Preston

microVAX

Sep

Southampton

microVAX

1987 Feb

Cardiff

microVAX

Jun

QMC

microVAX

Aug

Keele

microVAX

Nov

Oxford

microVAX

Dec

Armagh, Belfast

microVAX

1988 Feb

Database (RAL)

microVAX

1989 Oct

ICSTM

microVAX (first DECstation at RAL)

1990 Mar

RAL

split into 2 clusters: Project (PRO) and Astrophysics (RAL)

Apr

RGO

closed (moved to CAM)

May

Sussex

microVAX

Sep

Kent

microVAX

Oct

Hatfield

microVAX

1993 Aug

Liverpool

Dec

Glasgow

1994 May

MRAO

now regarded as a separate User centre from CAM

Oct

Sheffield

1995 Oct

Bristol

1997 Oct

Leeds ?