[vcf-midatlantic] Jan 30/31 Workshop location update & what's everyone working on?

Jeffrey Brace ark72axow at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 17:40:01 EST 2016

Hello Glenn!

Glad to have you here. :)

The workshops used to be 2 or three times per year, but I'm hoping to
increase that to 8 to 9 times per year. This workshop is tomorrow. I
scheduled the next two workshops in February 27/28 and March 12/13. There
will be none in April. I hope to have one in each month from May to
September, but that will depend on availability and our schedules. October
through December will be harder, because 9032-A is not available, but I'm
working on an alternate location.

The workshops are typically two days. That is enough for many of us to get
a good amount of repairs done. Often leaving it overnight to finish the
next day is best.

These workshops are where a dozen or two of us get together and bring
computers or equipment to fix, get help on or just to learn. It is a great
environment with lots of smart guys with knowledge and experience. The
beauty of having it in the larger space 9032-A is that we can spread out
our stuff and have more than plenty of room. Some of us have limited space
at home and find it difficult to work on this stuff because of space or
distractions at home.

We work on all sorts of stuff. Anyone is welcome to bring any vintage
computer related item, or simply to watch and learn. I started out knowing
nothing and have learned a lot.

Hope this helps explain!

Jeff Brace

On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 5:22 PM, Glenn Roberts via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> So I'm a new participant here...
> Are these "workshops" periodic working sessions where everyone gets
> together
> and brings projects to work on?  How often are they held?  Typically over
> two days?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vcf-midatlantic
> [mailto:vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org] On
> Behalf Of Herb Johnson via vcf-midatlantic
> Sent: Friday, January 29, 2016 4:13 PM
> To: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org>
> Cc: Herb Johnson <hjohnson at retrotechnology.info>
> Subject: [vcf-midatlantic] Jan 30/31 Workshop location update & what's
> everyone working on?
>  > So what's everyone working on? Bringing?
> PDP 8/A for board level startup, David's advice & direction tools for my
> use
> assisting David Gesswein if he wishes
> http://www.retrotechnology.com/restore/8a_repairs.html
> herb
> --
> Herbert R. Johnson,  New Jersey USA
> http://www.retrotechnology.com OR .net

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