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The Retrobits Podcast

Mar 5, 2007

$110 per megabyte.  That's when we walked to school uphill.  10 miles.  In the snow.

Welcome to Show 077!  This week's Topic: Retro Roundup!

Topics and links discussed in the podcast...

Aprigliano's blog entries on his father and the (formerly) mysterious CDC machine can be found here, and the Commodore 129 remix of the Bach tune that Commodore used in the 80s can be found here...
DTACK Grounded?  A helicopter?  No, a 68000 information newsleter, of course, with archives here...

C4 Expo 2007 info

To make hotel reservations for the C=4 Expo:
Name of the Event: Cincinnati Commodore EXPO
Toll Free: (800) 354-9793
In Kentucky: (800) 352-9866
(859) 341-2800
There is an International Airport located nearby, with shuttle service provided by the hotel.
Expo Pricing:
Door Charge: $10.00/person or $15.00/family
Selling Tables: $15/ table or $35/ 3 tables (The hotel charges $10 in addition per table for power usage) Tables are 6' in length.  All sellers and demonstrators need to set up before 9:00 on Saturday morning, the doors (for these only) will open at 7:00am.

For more information:
Contact Roger Hoyer by email, or in writing.
C=4 Expo
c/o 31 Potowatomie Trail
Milford, OH  45150

VCF East 4.0 Info

This year's show is June 9-10 in Wall, New Jersey.  We have twice as much space as last year, and twice as many days, so it should be awesome.

Also this year we're holding a special panel to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Commodore's computer divison.  The panel speakers are Chuck Peddle, Bil Herd, Dave Haynie, and Bob Russell.

Details about the VCF will be posted at  Details about the sponsoring user group are at

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Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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