Author Archives: Leif Bloomquist

June 2018 Meeting

The next TPUG meeting will be on Thursday June 21st, 2018 at 7:30 PM.  June is our usual repair-fest month – bring your broken Commodore hardware and repair/diagnostic tools.  Plus!  Special guest Stefany Allaire will be presenting the Commodore 256 Foenix project. Click here for location, time and directions. Discussions regarding upcoming and past meetings can be […]

May 2018 Meeting

The next TPUG meeting will be on Thursday May 17th, 2018 at 7:30 PM.  We’ll have a look at the new Pi1541 solution for using a Raspberry Pi 3B/3B+ to accurately emulate a 1541 floppy disk drive. Click here for location, time and directions. Discussions regarding upcoming and past meetings can be found in the Forums.

April 2018 Meeting

The next TPUG meeting will be on Thursday April 19th, 2018 at 7:30 PM.  This month’s topic is hardware testing and diagnostics – let’s hear your tips and techniques, and bring any troubleshooting tools you’ve collected/assembled.  Plus! A report from the MidWest Gaming Classic and an overview of the VR64 by creator Jim Happel. Click here for […]

Jim Butterfield Tribute Day March 17 2018

Just a reminder to everyone that this Saturday, March 17, the Personal Computer Museum is hosting a special tribute to Jim Butterfield. In attendance will be Vicki Butterfield (Jim’s wife). We are also hoping that Karl Hildon (Transactor) and Steve Punter (WordPro, Punter Protocol) will also be in attendance (neither are confirmed but both have indicated […]

March 2018 Meeting

The next TPUG meeting will be on Thursday March 15th, 2018 at 7:30 PM.  This month’s topic is Computer Science in School.  What machine(s) did you start with and learn on?  What did you learn that did (or didn’t) apply to modern computing?  Bring your recollections, stories and any keepsakes from your school days for […]

February 2018 Meeting *AGM*

The next TPUG meeting will be on Thursday February 15th, 2018 at 7:00 PM.  It’s our Annual General Meeting so please make a special effort to attend.  Following the AGM we’ll have the usual chapter meeting. Click here for location, time and directions. Discussions regarding upcoming and past meetings can be found in the Forums.

January 2018 Meeting

Happy New Year!  The next TPUG meeting will be on Thursday January 18th, 2018 at 7:30 PM.   Click here for location, time and directions. Discussions regarding upcoming and past meetings can be found in the Forums.

December 2017 Meeting

The next TPUG meeting will be on Thursday December 21st, 2017 at 7:30 PM.   This is our annual informal Christmas get-together, we’ll watch some classic Commodore holiday-themed demos and play some games!  Feel free to bring drinks and snacks. Plus the usual discussions on all things Commodore and retrocomputing and a recap of World of […]