28407Re: [midatlanticretro] Festivus, moving, etc
- Dec 3, 2012On 12/03/2012 11:50 AM, B. Degnan wrote:
>> As to Festivus activities...This will be my first Festivus, so IAhh I was unaware of the "not supposed to be working" part.
>> don't know the overall flavor. I have little (read "zero")
>> interest in games, and not a whole lot of interest in bad movies,
>> but if anyone wants to bring along (say) a PDP-11 or VAX to get
>> operational, I'm always up for that and can bring supplies. I
>> can bring a Qbus SCSI host adapter, CDROM drive, and VMS CDs, for
>> example, if you have a Qbus VAX that needs to get running. I
>> have lots of stuff here, and I'm intimately familiar with nearly
>> all of it...let me know how I can be a useful resource.
> Maybe I will bring my pdp 11/40 power supply. I bought most of the
> parts I need to fix, I just have to install them, but I could use
> an expert eye to advise. We're not "supposed" to be working at the
> festivus, but a eeny-weeny power supply repair should be OK. And
> it's fun for me at least :-)
While I occasionally make money with PDP-11s and VAXen, my efforts
with them are largely recreational in nature. Surely that must count
for something. ;) If that would be allowed, I would be happy to work
on that power supply with you.
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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