Welcome to the Crypto Machines page. Since I have a keen interest in the machines which encrypted and decrypted secret or confidential communications, I decided to feature a number of them which are specific to my particular area of interest. Any contributions to this page would be encouraged, acknowledged and appreciated.
Every effort has been made to ensure that the material presented here is of the highest accuracy, however, some of the content is based people's recollection by memory alone. If anyone reading this page discovers any errors please bring them to my attention and they will be corrected promptly. It is the collective effort of everyone that will help to make this web page a success.
COMMON TERMS CRYPTO COLLECTORS MAIL LIST CRYPTO HISTORY CRYPTO HUMOUR CRYPTO SYSTEMS INDEX OF MACHINES INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CRYPTOLOGIC HISTORY MEMORABILIA MISCELLANEOUS LISTINGS MUSEUM INFORMATION PERSONNEL TRAINING RELATED SITES REVISIONS SECURITY AGENCIES - WORLDWIDE TEMPEST WEBMASTER'S BIO In Need Of Identification
Latest additions: Typex simulator added; Racal MA 4471 added. International Conference on Cryptologic History
My appreciation is extended to organizations and individuals who have contributed content to this web page in one form or another:
Canada's Foreign Service Communciators Virtual Museum
Combat Communications and Surveillance Museum. San Diego, California.
Communications Security Establishment. Ottawa, Ontario
Military Communications and Electronics Museum. Kingston, Ontario
MARCOM Museum. Halifax, Nova Scotia
Museum of Cypher Equipment. Cupar, Fife, Scotland, UK
National Cryptologic Museum. Ft. George G. Meade, Maryland
Norwegian Armed Forces Museum. Oslo, Norway
USS PAMPANITO Historic Submarine. San Francisco, California
United States Navy
Also appreciated, are all those unidentified individuals who have posted images and copy while listing their goods on E-bay and numerous other people who have made direct contributions.
Information contained in this page may be reproduced freely provided it is not for profit and credits are properly acknowledged.
* IMPORTANT NOTICE *
I certify, that to the best of my knowledge, this site contains unclassified information only and the URL has been made known to the National Security Agency via the National Cryptologic Museum, Ft. Meade, MD. Data about currently available crypto products was referenced from a public source, namely, the US Navy COMSEC web page. Any other information about current products has been obtained from public sites on the web. Wherever data was obtained via the web, the reference has been noted at the bottom of each document.
Additionally, I am only a researcher not a cryptoanalyst, cryptosystems technician, crypto machine collector, dealer, designer or manufacturer nor can I provide price quotations on crypto gear.
All the information I have gathered on crypto machines through many sources has been presented on this web page. If you don't see it here, I don't have it.
Jerry Proc VE3FAB
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