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10429Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: going down (static) memory lane

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  • Jeffrey Brace
    Nov 9, 2008
      It was probably me (Arkaxow) who told you about this group Winking smiley emoticon  I have been in that group often talking and sometimes mentioning MARCH. I figure the more the merrier. It can't hurt to share knowledge and friendship. The more people we have interested in vintage computers the better for all of us. I actually found out about that group from someone on c64friends or c-64 irc channel. And I believe he went to VCF East 5.0 as well. Maybe it was Bryan Pope. He could have mentioned the channel to you as well. I lose track of who I talked to where and who told me about what.
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Jonathan
      Sent: Sunday, November 09, 2008 9:49 PM
      Subject: [midatlanticretro] Re: going down (static) memory lane

      Okay. Intro:

      Age: 23
      Location: Southeast Wisconsin
      Interests: Classic commodore computers mainly with a mix/smattering
      of other somewhat vintage computers.
      How I heard about your group: I think i heard about your group from
      one of the people who frequents/ed IRC channel #vc on irc.gimp.net

      Yeah I know shameless plug.

      Anywho, I've got these computers:

      1x TRS-80 Model 1
      2x TRS-80 Model 3 (one with disk drives, the other without. I've
      tried to install disk drives into one of them that had no disk
      drives... and couldn't get them to work. The one that had working
      diskdrives wouldn't format disks (probably wrong disks or dirty head
      (s)) but could read the bootdisks.
      1x COCO1
      1x COCO2

      1x Working APPLE IIGS (WITH CFFA and ram expansion)
      1x Maybe working APPLE IIGS

      at least 1 of the following working:

      I've got some more modern stuff though too.

      I've got an SNES and a PS2 as well as a GBC and GBA.

      I hope that covered the basics.


      --- In midatlanticretro@ yahoogroups. com, "Evan Koblentz" <evan@...>
      > Hi, Jonathan. Intro please ... age / location / interests / how you
      heard about MARCH?
      > ------Original Message----- -
      > From: Jonathan
      > Sender: MARCH Yahoo
      > To: MARCH Yahoo
      > ReplyTo: MARCH Yahoo
      > Subject: [midatlanticretro] Re: going down (static) memory lane
      > Sent: Nov 9, 2008 12:51 AM
      > --- In midatlanticretro@ yahoogroups. com, "mejeep_ferret" <mejeep@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > I'm sorting my old chips and found things from PolyPaks, Lafayette
      > > electronics (mint in package). Even weirder are the chips from
      > > Shack: General Instrument SP0256-017 and SPR016-117 for a talking
      > > clock, TI SN76488 sound generator.
      > >
      > Any other eclectic chip oddities that you'd like to share with us?
      > I'm myself looking at a MC68000 chip I pulled from an old non-
      > SCSI multi-tape drive.
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