[vcf-midatlantic] Hello - new to list

Evan Koblentz evan at vcfed.org
Mon Mar 25 21:47:45 EDT 2019

> My name is David K and I am more a fan of vintage computers than any sort
> of expert.
> I am in the health care field and currently teach at a college in Reading
> PA.
> I've been reading the daily digest for awhile and realize I am in over my
> head and have very little to offer to the group.  I get excited if I can
> open an Apple disk drive, clean off the head, and get it back together.
> Many of the topics discussed I have no familiarity with (ex. Unix).
> But I love vintage computer and have more than a dozen in my basement.  I
> grew up with the Apple IIe - still my favorite - and have other popular
> machines like the Atari 800XL, Vic 20, TI-99/4A, Apple IIgs, etc.
> I would love to know more about these machines including how to make
> repairs (I have an Apple IIc plus that has a stuck internal disk drive, a
> Mac that will only boot to the image of the disk with a question mark, a
> Commodore 64 with no sound) but lack the skills and typically do not feel
> confident doing work based on videos or pages I see online.
> I live about 2 hours from the museum but it sounds awesome and I will make
> a pilgrimage there in the near future.
> If there is anyone in the southeast part of PA (Berks, Lancaster counties,
> etc.) who is interested in connecting feel free to email me.
> I am excited to be part of the group.

Welcome to the list, and thanks for sending an introduction. How did you 
find out about us?

We are having a repair workshop this weekend (all weekend long) and 
another one on the weekend of April 13-14.

Evan Koblentz, executive director
Vintage Computer Federation

evan at vcfed.org
(646) 546-9999

VCF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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