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« on: March 11, 2016, 08:57:45 AM »

     We got the word that our exhibit, Vintage Computer Festivalers [Project 54692], was accepted for Maker Faire Bay Area 2016!  Once again my fellow VCFer's and I will be displaying the very best classic personal computers for fairgoers to enjoy.  I'll be bringing in an Amiga 1200 with a Blizzard 68060 board, Amiga OS 3.9, 256 megs of RAM, 4 gig CompactFlash drive filled with games and demos, Ray Carlsen Amiga power supply, and BenQ 19-inch multi-scan VGA monitor plus speakers.  In honor of its 35th anniversary, I'll also bring in a VIC-20CR with JiffyDOS, Dorktronic mini-32K (switchable) ram expander, CMD hard drive or SD2IEC card drive filled with the best games, datasette, Ray Carlsen universal Commodore power supply, and Sony GVM-1311Q monitor.
     My fellow VCFer's will be bringing in their machines -- anything from Apple II's to Atari 800's to Atari 2600's to Canon word-processors to more Amigas!  Oh, yeah, at last year's Maker Faire, I was asked again and again, "Where are the Texas Instruments TI-99's?"  I might have to bring in a TI-99a to appease those TI fans.  Smiley

Save the dates and times for Maker Faire 2016 -

Friday, May 20: 1 pm - 5 pm

Saturday, May 21: 10 am - 7 pm

Sunday, May 22: 10 am - 6 pm

Location: San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Dr., San Mateo, California, USA

http://makerfaire.com

     Come and mingle with the tens of thousands of show attendees!  Come and join the hundreds passing through our Vintage Computer Festivalers' exhibit!  Come to Maker Faire 2016!

          Truly,
          Robert Bernardo
          Fresno Commodore User Group
          http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
          Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network
          http://www.sccaners.org
          The Other Group of Amigoids
          http://togausergroup.org
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