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One in a series of eleven Memoranda detailing the Distributed Adaptive Message Block Network, a proposed digital data communications system based on a distributed network concept. It presents the equipment cost estimates for a proposed system based on an arbitrary network configuration consisting of 400 switching nodes servicing 100,000 simultaneous users via 200 principal multiplexing stations. Potentially the network can be expanded to handle more than one million users.

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