[vcf-midatlantic] Vintage Computer Federation at Lehigh Valley FAST 2016

Douglas Crawford touchetek at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 17:12:56 EDT 2016


Argh... a prior misstatement of mine got replicated ...
That's Remington Rand Univac of course, not Eniac.
So much for being a brainiac.

On Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 4:59 PM, Chris Fala via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> Not that kind of bottle rocket, they were compressed air paper rockets. The
> building management was even concerned about these paper rockets hitting
> the ceiling and asked the exhibitors to reduce the air pressure. No idea
> what a paper rocket could hurt on the ceiling of an arena like this.
>
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> On Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 3:18 PM, Brian Schenkenberger via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>
> > Todd George via vcf-midatlantic writes:
> >
> > >(Full disclosure, some of the following is plagiarized and/or
> > >paraphrased from e-mails that Chris and Doug sent to me.  Figured I'd
> > >throw it all together and touch it up a bit for the list's enjoyment.)
> > >
> > >As previously mentioned on the list, Doug Crawford, Chris Fala and I set
> > >up a booth/exhibit on Sunday, September 11 (last weekend) at the Lehigh
> > >Valley Festival of Art, Science and Technology at PPL Center in
> > >Allentown, PA. The event was presented by the Da Vinci Science Center
> > >and Make Lehigh Valley.
> > >
> > >The facility is awesome, it's a hockey arena that is normally the home
> > >of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.  They had a ton of space for everyone to
> > >get their science, art and technology on!  The event was very high
> > >quality, well organized and really cool, lots of freebies/handouts, kids
> > >were painting things, dying coffee filters, launching bottle rockets,
> > ---------------------------------------------^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> >
> > Indoors?
> >
> >
> >
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