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VCF West 2020 will be a virtual event.

Since it appears that we won’t be allowed to host “large gatherings” in the state of California for the foreseeable future, it is time to plan for keeping the spirit of VCF West alive without the physical gathering. To do that we want to host the same basic format.  Exhibits, …

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VCF Italia 2020 has gone virtual!

VCF Italia was cancelled due to the global pandemic, but they are doing an informal show. The plan is for the following to talk:VCCI board of directors and our VIP guests among whom there should be Lee Felsenstein, Allan Alcorn, Liza Loop and maybe even Sophie Wilson. Date: Friday, April 24 …

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T-shirts are available to order

VCF events might be cancelled or postponed, but don’t be socially distant from this t-shirt! We are trying out mail order for the first time. T-shirts cost $20 + shipping and are available in either Classic CRT Green or Classic CRT Amber. Please see http://vcfed.org/wp/t-shirts/ for details and help …

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VCF East 2020 Update – Postponed till October

What a difference 24 hours makes! Since last night’s announcement, we have now seen various state governments recommend cancelling all large gatherings in light of the “continued outbreak and to aggressively mitigate the spread of the virus.” in the words of the Governor of NJ. As such, VCF East 2020 …

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VCF West 2020

With due consideration for the current Corona virus situation, our hopes are that The Vintage Computer Festival West 2020 will take place, as usual, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA on August 1st and 2nd.   This year, …

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VCF PNW 2020 has been cancelled

The short story: VCF PNW 2020 has been cancelled The longer story: King County health officials are asking event organizers to consider postponing events where large groups of people will be present.  As a result, Living Computers:Museum+Labs has closed and will remain closed until further notice. I’d like to thank …

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VCF PNW 2020: Come Join us!

February 22, 2020 Vintage Computer Federation

Come join us March 21st and March 22nd in Seattle at VCF PNW 2020! Look forward to: 24 Exhibits featuring big-iron, classic 8 bitters, replicas, and even new machines! 6 Presentations including Bil Herd and Joe Decuir, IEEE Fellow! Take part in our very first Vintage Computer Typing Contest! …

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VCF East 2020

January 7, 2020 Vintage Computer Federation

VCF East 2020 is coming soon (Friday, Saturday, Sunday April 24-26, 2020) so start planning your exhibits now! The overall theme this year is The 6502 Processor in remembrance of Chuck Peddle and the 45th anniversary of its creation. In addition to 6502 themed exhibits, we need a wide array …

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VCF PNW 2020: Exhibitors needed

January 3, 2020 Vintage Computer Federation

What: Vintage Computer Festival Pacific Northwest 2020When: Saturday March 21st and Sunday March 22ndWhere: Living Computers:Museum+Labs in Seattle, Washington. Web site: http://vcfed.org/vcf-pnw Why … So you can share your favorite old computers and projects in person with like-minded others for two full days at a great venue. This is one …

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MUSEUM CLOSED IN JANUARY DUE TO RENOVATIONS

January 2, 2020 Vintage Computer Federation

The Vintage Computer Federation Museum will be closed for the entire month of January due to renovations. We are excited about the improvements planned. We will update everyone when the renovations are completed. The repair workshop is still scheduled for January 25 & 26. …