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

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Mon May 7 11:12:00 EDT 2018


Yes. We'll be on docent duty, so we can work on it betwwen visitors while
we're in the museum during the fest.


On Mon, May 7, 2018 at 10:56 AM Drew Notarnicola via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> 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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