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by rbernardo
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: ComVEX - Commodore Los Angeles Super Show (CLASS)
Topic: Presentations and guests for CLASS 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 1335

Re: Presentations and guests for CLASS 2020

rbernardo wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:18 pm
...Roger Van Pelt was to do a video presentation on CAD-3D.
Douglas Compton of the 10 Minute Amiga Retrocast...
Marc Rifkin of CBM/Scala...
Evie "evietron" Salomon, creator of the BackBit cartridge, for the C64/128/VIC-20 will be at the show!

Happy New Year!
by rbernardo
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Commodore Discussion
Topic: Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds
Replies: 2
Views: 1921

Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds

Development of the Mega65, a clone of the Commodore 65, is progressing slowly but surely. Prototyping has gone on for a few years, prototype boards have been sent out to beta testers, and now a Kickstarter campaign has started to gather money to build the steel moulds (molds) for the injection-molde...
by rbernardo
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: ComVEX - Commodore Los Angeles Super Show (CLASS)
Topic: Presentations and guests for CLASS 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 1335

Presentations and guests for CLASS 2020

In another thread I had mentioned that Roger Van Pelt was to do a video presentation on CAD-3D. We now have more presentations/guests! Douglas Compton of the 10 Minute Amiga Retrocast promises to bring "lots of 8 bit and Amiga stuff to show." Marc Rifkin of CBM/Scala will be showing off Amiga DPaint...
by rbernardo
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Commodore Events - Both Old and New C=
Topic: Growing the 8 Bit Generation (with Chuck Peddle!)
Replies: 2
Views: 1273

Growing the 8 Bit Generation (with Chuck Peddle!)

Back in 2016 the premiere of the movie, "Growing the 8 Bit Generation", was held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. After the movie premiered, CBM engineer Bil Herd and the film's producer Bruno Grampa were interviewed on-stage. And at the end, 6502 engineer Chuck Peddle ha...
by rbernardo
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Commodore Discussion
Topic: Commodore Clubs?
Replies: 300
Views: 242668

Next SCCAN meeting - Saturday, January 11

Happy New Year, C= and Ami comrades! The next meeting of the Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network is Saturday, Jan. 11, from 2 to 5+ p.m. at Panera Bread Restaurant 19662 Nordhoff Street Northridge, California (818) 407-9400 In this meeting we'll have time to examine the Bogdan Macri Ultima...
by rbernardo
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Commodore Events - Both Old and New C=
Topic: Pics of the DTLA Maker Faire
Replies: 0
Views: 3858

Pics of the DTLA Maker Faire

December was a busy travel month! Here are photos from our successful exhibit at the Downtown Los Angeles Mini Maker Faire -- http://blog.retro-link.com/2020/01/commodoresamigas-at-downtown-la-maker.html Happy New Year! Robert Bernardo Fresno Commodore User Group - http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm ...
by rbernardo
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Commodore Discussion
Topic: Commodore Clubs?
Replies: 300
Views: 242668

Pics of TOGA

Late in December I visited The Other Group of Amigoids, a group which has been in existence since the 1990's in the South Bay -- http://blog.retro-link.com/2020/01/visiting-other-group-of-amigoids.html Happy New Year! Robert Bernardo Fresno Commodore User Group - http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm So...
by rbernardo
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Commodore Discussion
Topic: Chuck Peddle passes away
Replies: 4
Views: 2419

Re: Chuck Peddle passes away

And another article on the passing of Chuck... https://bangordailynews.com/2019/12/23/news/bangor/chuck-peddle-umaine-grad-whose-invention-paved-the-way-for-personal-computing-dies-at-82/ plus a Maine Alumni Association article written when he was alive... https://www.umainealumni.com/magazine/he-ch...
by rbernardo
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Commodore 8 Bit Programming
Topic: CBM 8032
Replies: 9
Views: 4861

Re: CBM 8032

Very nice!

Happy New Year!
by rbernardo
Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Commodore Discussion
Topic: Chuck Peddle passes away
Replies: 4
Views: 2419

Re: Chuck Peddle passes away

More articles on the passing of Chuck are found at https://hackaday.com/2019/12/25/honoring-chuck-peddle-father-of-the-6502-and-the-chips-that-went-with-it/ and https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/24/technology/chuck-peddle-dead.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_191226?campaign_id=2&instance_id=14779&...
by rbernardo
Thu Dec 26, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: ComVEX - Commodore Los Angeles Super Show (CLASS)
Topic: Videos and photos from CommVEx 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 4922

Re: Videos and photos from CommVEx 2019

Once again, another Commodore Vegas Expo video from Matt Brewster has just been posted! See

Roving Camera 3 - CommVEx 2019



Merry Christmas!
by rbernardo
Sun Dec 22, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Commodore Discussion
Topic: Chuck Peddle passes away
Replies: 4
Views: 2419

Re: Chuck Peddle passes away

Thanks for those memories of him.

Sincerely,
by rbernardo
Fri Dec 20, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Commodore Discussion
Topic: Chuck Peddle passes away
Replies: 4
Views: 2419

Chuck Peddle passes away

Famed 6502 engineer Chuck Peddle has passed away. To see memorials to him, go to

https://www.team6502.org

and

https://wdc65xx.com/in-memoriam-of-chuck-peddle

Sincerely,
by rbernardo
Wed Dec 18, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: ComVEX - Commodore Los Angeles Super Show (CLASS)
Topic: CLASS now on Facebook!
Replies: 0
Views: 3990

CLASS now on Facebook!

The Commodore Los Angeles Super Show - CLASS now has a Facebook page. See

https://www.facebook.com/Commodore-Los- ... 074348337/

Truly,
by rbernardo
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: ComVEX - Commodore Los Angeles Super Show (CLASS)
Topic: CLASS 2020 site now active!
Replies: 2
Views: 1435

Re: CLASS 2020 site now active!

Just like our sister show, the Pacific Commodore Expo, the Exhibits' page of CLASS has been tweaked. To see which computers are to be displayed, see

https://portcommodore.com/dokuwiki/doku ... x:exhibits

Truly,