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WOzFest DB9 Announcement

January 21, 2018 europlus

I’m very happy to announce the date for the next WOzFest, WOzFest DB9 – Saturday 28 April 2018, starting around midday Sydney time (UTC+10:00).

The theme for WOzFest DB9 is “Communications” – serial, networked, wireless, and wired. The name, and therefore theme, were suggested by Michael from The Retro Computing Roundtable podcast

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WOzFest 8-bit Photo Galleries

January 21, 2018 europlus

Below are my photos from the WOzFest 8-bit, including a couple provided by Melody from Paleotronic.

Not really ready for attendees!

Trying to clear some Retrochallenge backlog.

Eight europlus motherboards.

Lasers and Cats don’t normally mix well.

Chatting with Steven Weyrich. [credit: Melody from Paleotronic]

Projects move ever forward. [credit: Melody from

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WOzFest 8-bit Recap

January 21, 2018 europlus

The last WOzFest for 2017 was held in mid-November, later than I intended due to a long recovery from the flu. The theme was 8-bit computers, especially, but not limited to, Apple 8-bits.

We had nine attendees in all, with Melody and April from Paleotronic making it all the way

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WOzFest S7,D2 Photo Galleries

January 21, 2018 europlus

Below are my photos from the gathering at Adrian’s and WOzFest S7,D2, including a tweeted photo and a link to an attendee’s gallery.

Adrian had both familiar and rare items on display the week before WOzFest S7,D2.

All ready on the day.

Comparing circuit board component variations (as you do).

Proof

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WOzFest S7,D2 Recap

January 21, 2018 europlus

Sydney put on a glorious spring day for WOzFest S7,D2 attendees recently.

For enthusiasts who had not been able to make it to Oz KFest 2017, it was the last opportunity to catch Tony Diaz before he flew back to the States.

The previous week, Adrian had hosted us at

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Oz KFest 2017 Recap

December 10, 2017 europlus

As I’ve previously alluded to, there was an Oz KFest this year, held on Bribie Island, which is an hour’s drive north of Brisbane, Queensland. I didn’t spend the time blogging from the event as I had originally intended to (those following my Retrochallenge entries will know where my intentions

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WOzFest 8-bit Announcement

October 28, 2017 europlus

I’m very happy to finally announce the date for the next WOzFest, WOzFest 8-bit – Saturday 18 November 2017, starting around midday Sydney time (UTC+11:00).

The theme for WOzFest Slot 7: Your Card was the Apple IIgs, Apple’s only non-8-bit Apple ][. It therefore seemed appropriate to set the theme for