Welcome back! The next TPUG meeting will be on Thursday September 20th, 2018 at 7:30 PM. We’ll have a recap of the Emergency Chicagoland Commodore Convention and Vintage Computer Festival Midwest 2018, plus the usual discussions on all things Commodore.
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.
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.
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.
As you may or may not have noticed, TPUG’s website is now being served securely via https. If you do notice anything that is not coming in over https, please let me know.
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We have some of the neatest things like the famous “smoking jacket” that was pictured in the infamous “centrefold” in Transactor magazine. Get a unique chance to have your picture taken with this piece and much, much more.
Details: Jim Butterfield Tribute Day
- Pizza will be served around noon, you are welcome to participate (just throw a few bucks into the donation bin to help cover the costs)
- If you have any e-waste or special computer donations (computers, software, books, magazines, etc) please feel free to bring those along as well.
- Since Jim was important to the founding of TPUG, we hope to see many of you there!
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 some great discussion.
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.
Happy New Year! The next TPUG meeting will be on Thursday January 18th, 2018 at 7:30 PM.