[vcf-midatlantic] Hello Introduction

Drew Notarnicola drew.notarnicola at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 11:25:41 EST 2018

Hey Tom! Nice to see a new name around here.  I'm not a ham but I am a
Radio Shack Model 100 fan, so if you ever want to talk about those I'm your
guy!  What did you use yours for back in the day?

On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 11:04 AM Tom McNicholas via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Evan suggested I post a hello and background  not sure of length or detail
> is the norm,,  so here goes
> Retired a few years ago  but still on the board of directors after a 45
> year stint with a local electronics manufacturing company doing DOD work.
> during the 45 years did everything from testing, QA, engineering and plant
> manager  Prior to the 45 year stint was in the USAF working on VHF, UHF and
> teaching then a couple of DOD manufacturing companies working on  SSB
> transmitters, Radar, Sonar and microwave.,
> During the 70,s  at work  used the Apple II and later the Mac during the
> 80,ss and at that time started using the commodore 64 and Radio Shack 100
> at home latter moving to the 128  and then  building IBM  clones from parts
> bought at computer shows. Now all I do is just buy them ,too many as per my
> wife. .
> Presently have a small collection of vintage computers around 25 which I am
> sure is nothing compared to other members of the group. But  I am looking
> forward to meeting others in the group who share my interest in vintage
> computers.
> My only other interests outside of family and grandchildren are short wave
> radio and occasional riding on my Can Am trike.
> Regards
> Tom McNicholas
> Wall NJ

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