People interested in computers for fieldwork may find the following of
Panasonic has a new "ruggedized" Pentium multimedia notebook (CF-25) that can
withstand exposure to water and dust, and a drop of up to 30 inches onto
concrete. 800-622-3537, or www.panasonic.com
IBM's 2489 Model 600 sounds like it may have similar characteristics.
800-426-3333, or www.ibm.com
Information comes from a blurb in a recent issue of PC Week (10/21/96).
David Inouye, di5 at umail.umd.edu