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November online meeting using Google Meetings

we will have our next online meeting November 7,2020 at 12:30pm using, for the first time, Google Meetings. Google Meetings will allow us to meet longer than when we used Zoom. If you live in the ATX/SAT and want to join area leave a note in contact area.

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Our next online meeting:

Our next online meeting on Zoom will be:

howard oberg is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: howard oberg’s Zoom Meeting
Time: May 23, 2020 02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/71319976226?pwd=MldDdVcxWXBEZndsc1BYR1RDTy8rQT09

Meeting ID: 713 1997 6226
Password: 4CAy5X

Everyone with any interest in retro-computing is invited to listen.

 

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Our 1st on line Meeting was really cool

We had our 1st online meeting with Zoom on May, 2nd 2020. Went very well. Had several show-n-tell subjects and even a rack server. Had lots of discussion on many topics from retro computers to the latest FPGA projects by the members. Fun time for all.

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Some pictures from the March Meeting

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A TI-99 set up with a Nano-PEB. The Nano-PEB emulates 3 disk drives, 32k of  memory and a serial port for the TI99

 

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Diskless drives for the CoCo2. The system plugs into the cartridge slot and creates multiple drives and even some cartridges. Notice the cool retro CRT TV being demonstrated on.

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wireless modem created by one of our own. can connect the retro PC to the internet through a serial port.

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this is an early attempt at a chip level programmable tablet/laptop. The idea never got very far but it potentially could be reprogrammed to many of the chipsets of the era.