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#1 RobertB OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:15 AM

Happy CommVEx month, C= and Ami aficionados!
     The Fresno Commodore User Group has its next meeting from 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 16 at  --
 
  Bobby Salazar's Mexican Restaurant
  2839 North Blackstone Ave. (corner of Blackstone and Michigan)
  Fresno, California
  (559) 227-1686
 
     We are back to our regular meeting schedule, and for discussion the big topic is the July 29-30 Commodore Vegas Expo!  We'll get into the last-minute details of the show so that we don't forget anything in the journey from California to Las Vegas.  Also we'll look at the auction listing for Admiral Kirk's Commodore PET 2001 from the movie, "Star Trek II: the Wrath of Khan!"  (I was way overbid!)  :)
     For the hardware part of the meeting, we'll examine a bulletin board disk that was created on a SFD-1001 disk drive.  Naturally, for that to happen, there will be a SFD-1001 disk drive with parallel cable and Telesys IEEE Interface (and if a club member can bring a meter, we could figure out the Batteries Included BusCard II IEEE interface's electrical pins that lead to a certain resistor on the C64).  Member Alex may want to bring more of his Commodore or Amiga collection for us to see.  Also if the Vampire 500 v2 board (for the Amiga 500/1000/2000) arrives in time, it will be on exhibit for all to see.
     We have our usual, ambitious, software agenda to go through.  For the VIC-20 -- Meteor Wave, VIChaos, VIC McKracken screenshot, Legend of the Lost Catacombs, and VIC-20 Doom.  For the Plus/4 -- Botticelli Bilderdisk 42 (art graphics designed on the art program, Botticelli).  For the C64/C128 plus SuperCPU -- RAY, Wolfenstein 3D, and Doom (all released by Mathias "AmiDog" Roslund and the last two being released within the last couple of months).
 
          Truly,
          Robert Bernardo
          Fresno Commodore User Group
          July 29-30 Commodore Vegas Expo v13 -





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