[vcf-midatlantic] Heathkit trainer for M6800 at the consignment space

Gregg Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 17:26:19 UTC 2021

And in my case it would have been to show a group of individuals who
profess to know gornischt, (nothing) about how their computers work
inside. All they do care about are those video games (or computer

It would be too much to hope for one surfacing in December at the
Festivus gathering. Otherwise since currently that group has no
meeting place it can wait until next year. I belong to a LUG, NYLUG in
fact. And it also spawned a group where people would gather to install
Linux or to help people do that. And in my case I'd work on any of
several different electronic projects. As what I had planned on with
either of those two, it's still up in the air.
Gregg C Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
"This signature fought the Time Wars, time and again."

On Fri, Oct 29, 2021 at 1:15 PM Chris Fala via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> "You know, for the kids!"
> I love that. I wonder how many people don't get the reference.
> On Fri, Oct 29, 2021 at 9:58 AM Crawford Griffith via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > Gregg,
> >
> > Connor K. brought two m6800 trainers that I saw.  I bought one of Connor’s,
> > so the Heathkit trainer in the ‘sold/hold’ area of the consignment space
> > may have been mine, or another one from Connor K.  I do not recall who
> > bought the other one, but someone sure did.  The other one had some chips
> > and wires neatly plugged into the breadboard - probably a class exercise.
> > So, with Jeff S’s, there were at least 3 Heathkit trainers there.
> >
> > Now I wish I had a 6501 chip, then I could put it in my trainer, write a
> > new monitor and have a frankentrainer.  You know, for the kids.
> >
> > -Crawford
> >

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