[vcf-midatlantic] VCF East Swap Meet - Save the Date - Saturday November 7 (Rain: Sunday November 8)
mattreynolds04 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 13:59:16 EDT 2020
Sussex seems to be one of the best meets I've ever been to. I don't know
how many other big ones there are outside of Dayton, but this one seems to
be the biggest one in NJ at least.
I've gotten some cool stuff there over the years too, and a lot of it was
Last year I got one of the TRS-80 handheld computers that looks like an old
scientific calculator for a few bucks.
On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 1:04 PM Jeff Galinat via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> I have sold at & attended the SCARC in Sussex county hamfest for over 30
> years and Kelly & his club always do a great job. I have scored quite a
> few vintage computer related items there over the years but the best
> bargain I got there was a KIM-1 Rev B for $20 back in 2016 . The seller
> said it didn't work but I brought it home, applied power, hit reset & it
> came to life. I think the seller might have confused the SST slide switch
> for a power switch. I entered the clock program & slot machine programs
> from the "First Book of KIM" and they ran fine. Hamfests are a great
> source for finding vintage chips, passive components connectors, ribbon
> cables, etc. I always ran into quite a few VCF list members at area
> hamfests and while many are hams, many are not. So if you get a can, check
> out the Sussex hamfest if you are able.
> Jeff - N2KWK
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 7:14 AM Kelly Leavitt via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > Not to flog a deceased equine but...
> > Sussex County NJ is home to a great hamfest too.
> > We have over a thousand buyers through the gates and over 200 sellers.
> > and I usually run the kitchen. We see all kinds of folks.
> > 73 de KE2L
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