[vcf-midatlantic] Introductions

Mark Whittington markwhi at gmail.com
Wed Mar 8 06:55:44 EST 2017

Hi Jason, and thanks!

The NoVA Maker Faire is being held in Reston at South Lakes HS/Hughes MS on
the 19th from 11a-5p.  I'm coordinating an amateur radio display along with
the Nova Labs ham radio group.

More info on the Maker Faire: http://nova.makerfaire.com/

More on Nova Labs: http://www.nova-labs.org/blog/

Hope to see some of you there.



On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 6:31 AM, Jason Perkins via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> Welcome to the list Mark!
> There's a hamfest at NOVAs Annandale campus on the 19th too. Where's the
> Maker Fare being held?
> -J
> On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 9:09 PM Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> > I'm 39 and live in the Northern VA area, near Dulles.  The first computer
> I
> > ever touched was a C64 at around 4 years old.  The first computer that I
> > ever owned was a TI-99/4a that a neighbor gave me in the late 90's, but
> by
> > then I'd already discovered the Apple IIe's and IBM PC XT's at the local
> > library.  Now I've got a 4 year old daughter and I want to introduce her
> to
> > computers outside the world of her iPad, so I'm probably going to start
> her
> > with an Apple II or C64 of her own.
> >
> > I write Python for a living, and in my spare time I like photography,
> > amateur radio and electronics in general.  I've got a quadcopter that I
> > built, flew once and crashed and a large R/C helicopter that I've never
> > flown.  I'll be at the Northern VA Maker Faire on March 19 at the ham
> radio
> > table if anyone in the area wants to stop by and say hello.
> Welcome! You will fit in here.
> We have a lot of members in the greater DC region.
> You should come to VCF East at our facility in central New Jersey. Bring
> your daughter.
> http://vcfed.org/wp/festivals/vintage-computer-festival-east/
> --
> Jason Perkins 313 355 0085 Sent from my iPhone

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