[vcf-midatlantic] Museum Report 2018-05-06 May 6, 2018

Drew Notarnicola drew.notarnicola at gmail.com
Mon May 7 10:50:29 EDT 2018


Maybe my dad and I could work on the TRS-80 floppy drive next time we get a
chance.

On Sun, May 6, 2018 at 10:14 PM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> Got here earlier than usual because of the weekend event says the museum
> should be open at 12.
> Tony was here moving the new backdrop for the featured artifact. I helped
> him move it. He also measured his exhibit table and looked at the Apple //.
>
> We had about a dozen visitors today from the casual run through, to the
> give me a tour to the move extensive long tour. Connor S stopped by with
> his mother and grand parents visiting from St. Louis. I let him try some
> BASIC programming on the original chiclet PET as well as play Little
> Computer People on the Commodore 64.
>
> I asked him for an update on his science fair that he did on vintage
> computers. It sounded like it went well.
>
> I assessed the state of various machines to see how we could get more demos
> running on them. One thing that I would like to have is a MOD player for
> the Amiga 1000 called EdPlayer. Could someone bring that in?
>
> I would love to get other micros working in the museum such as:
>
> Getting the floppy drive working on the TRS-80 and run some demo on that
> machine.
> Getting an iPod to load programs into the Apple /.
> Getting the tape drive working on the Commodore PET
> etc.
>
>
> --
> =========================================
> Jeff Brace
> Vice President
> Vintage Computer Federation
>



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