[vcf-midatlantic] VCF East on Reddit

Drew Notarnicola drew.notarnicola at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 15:25:00 EDT 2017


65816 boards?  Cool stuff.
I'll be at the Tandy booth this weekend, so come say hi if you want.
Always great to see new nerds joining ;)

On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 2:25 PM, Joseph Marlin via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

>
> Been a computer nerd pretty much my whole life and for some reason find
> the young history of the field fascinating so have been aware of VCF via
> the internets for some time. I think I first heard about it from somewhere
> on the DIY CPU webring, probably from Bill Buzbee's page.
>
> Wasn't until I got a wild hair to move out to NYC at the end of 2013 that
> I realized I had also accidentally put myself smack dab next to VCFE. I
> attended 2014 but missed last year entirely, so this year I'm making up for
> it by staying all weekend.
>
> Current projects: too numerous to completely enumerate, I'm one of those
> people who starts a million ideas and finishes none of them and trying to
> fix that. Big ones: currently dealing with a garage-worth (about 50
> machines or so) of old macs that I bought off of a guy in Jersey. Trying to
> fix and list what I can in order to keep the stuff I want while breaking
> even on the whole thing. Lots of recapping in my future.
>
> The other somewhat relevant project is building a simple board around a
> 65816 CPU. So far, since I'm too cheap to buy an EEPROM programmer
> apparently, I built an Apple II host card that lets me suspend the 65816
> (on a breadboard), inject code into its SRAMs, and then return control.
> Haven't worked on it in a while, so hoping to bring my crap this weekend
> and spend some evenings in my hotel room hacking on that.
>
> On Mar 27, 2017, at 7:48 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>
> >> I would suggest /r/retrobattlestations as well
> >
> > True, but if it looks too blatantly like advertising I'll get banned.
> >
> > Also: welcome Joseph M.! Looks like your first post here. Please
> introduce yourself .... how did you find us, where are you from, what's
> your background/interest in vintage computing, etc.
>



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