On Thu, May 31, 2018 at 5:56 PM, Ben Sinclair via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
On Thu, May 31, 2018 at 9:13 AM, Jon Tabor via cctalk
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On Thu, May 31, 2018 at 12:06:03AM +0000, W2HX
via cctalk wrote:
Dang! I was in Dayton/Xenia also this year...
A bit unrelated, and I'm fairly new to this list, but interesting to see
so many ham radio operators pop up. I suspect the
same tinkering desire we get from ham radio is what draws us to old
I was at Hamvention this year too, though I didn't see as many old computer
items as I did last year!
I've been to Hamvention on and off over the past 38 years. I'd say in
general the amount of old computer items has been a fairly steady
downward trend the entire time.
I got my first PDP-8/L at my first Hamvention. Those early-80s days
were *full* of DEC equipment. By the early 90s, that had largely
dried up. Still plenty of old stuff but not the old stuff I was