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Giving Day and Donating to VCF

December 1, 2020 Vintage Computer Federation

Today is Giving Day, so I’d like to remind everyone that VCF is a 501c3 non-profit. We are always open to donations of money. We always need funding especially in a year where the largest sources of our funding, our Vintage Computer Festivals, were cancelled due to Covid-19. Here are …

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VCF Swap Meet

October 22, 2020 Vintage Computer Federation

The Vintage Computer Federation is having its first Swap Meet event. This swap meet is for vintage computers, radios, TVs, ham radios and related items. DATE: November 7, 2020 (RAIN DATE: November 8, 2020) TIME: 9AM to 6PM ADDRESS: Huge Parking lot on Monmouth Boulevard, Wall, NJ Across from InfoAge …

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VCFed 2020 T-shirts – Last Call!

October 18, 2020 Vintage Computer Federation

VCF events are done for the year, the world is still a mess, and our supply of t-shirts is dwindling! If you were thinking about getting one of these beautiful shirts, now is the time! Two great colors to chose from, and the back sums up 2020 perfectly! …

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VCF East and VCF Berlin are this weekend!

October 6, 2020 Vintage Computer Federation

This weekend enjoy two different VCF events! VCF East (our flagship event!) will take place on Saturday and Sunday between 9:00AM and 6:00PM Eastern Daylight Time. This year it is a virtual event – in addition to streaming the event some exhibitors will be on site at the InfoAge …

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November Repair Workshop at System Source

October 1, 2020 Vintage Computer Federation

The Vintage Computer Federation and the System Source Computer Museum are hosting a vintage computer workshop on Saturday November 14th and Sunday November 15th 2020 at: System Source Computer Museum 338 Clubhouse Road, Hunt Valley, MD  21031 Plenty of free parking, short walk from Baltimore’s light rail (Gilroy Road Stop) Saturday November 14th, 2020 we will open at 9:00 …

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HackFest 2020

September 25, 2020 KansasFest

HackFest is an Apple II programming competition held over the course of KansasFest every year, and we were fortunate to continue this tradition in 2020. It’s amazing what people can develop in such a short time. We had 8 entries and 5 awards. Video, links, disk images, and source code …

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Curt Vendel, 1966 – 2020

September 8, 2020 Vintage Computer Federation

Anthropologist Margaret Mead famously noted that,“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Curt Vendel, Atari collector and historian passed away unexpectedly on August 30, at age 53, was one of these ‘committed citizens,’ a …

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VCF East 2020 Virtual Hybrid Show

VCF East will be a virtual hybrid show for 2020. The dates for the live show will be October 10 & 11. Times will be released after we figure out the schedule, but expect a 9AM to 5PM time range for each day. We already have exhibitors, class instructors and …

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Background Contest Winners

July 29, 2020 KansasFest

KansasFest includes a door sign contest where attendees create Apple II themed collages on their dorm room doors. Lacking real doors, we organized a background contest. We’ve selected three winners and one honorable mention from numerous excellent entries. “Apple ][ Forever” – Melody “I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas …

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What’s happening at KansasFest?

July 24, 2020 KansasFest

Cult of Mac has a nice article about KansasFest. After that, check out our free live stream: Join us live again Saturday morning (0900 CDT/GMT-5). The post What’s happening at KansasFest? first appeared on KansasFest. …