Re: Giday from Australia! :)

From: Clockmeister <>
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2015 01:47:58 +0800
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On 12/08/2015 9:54 AM, vk4akp wrote:
> Hi Guy's, I just stumbled upon "cbm-hackers" while Googling some stuff on
> IEEE-488. :)
> Very pleased to find you guys!

G'day cobber and welcome from Western Australia ;-)

> A bit about me.
> Ex CBM outlet employee of some 10ish years from back in the 80's.
> Started on Vic-20 > c64 > A1000 > A2000 > A3000 (Now very interested in what
> I have missed c128 etc!) :)

> Ran BBS's on all. (Punter then Paradox / Cnet + lots of others).
> Also a keen interest in communications, Amateur Radio, Alternative energy;
> Living; Health; etc.
> These days I maintain a nice collection of retro gear that I constantly try
> and collect.
> I find my hobbies cross over greatly and mix nicely. Ham Radio <> Retro
> Computing <> Solar etc.
> I love IEEE-488 but am still in search of a 8250LP or SFD-1001 (100i).
> (100TPI)
> I have some Punter BBS disks that I'm sure the software is lost to time.
> I have no idea if they can still read but if I can ever get my hands on a
> compatible 100TPI drive I'd love to attempt recovery of the software.
> I also have Catweasel & KryoFlux Disk archiving tools.
> I think that's about it for now.
> Love to hear from other keen users on their projects and interests.

Mostly vintage/retro computers and electronics including the Dick Smith 
Wizzard and VZ200/300.
Built my own Z80 computer out of junkbox components dubbed the "Junkbox 
VZ" and prototyped a Wizzard multicart plus various projects over the 
years for C= and other computers. for some of it.

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