We had a great time last weekend! Congratulations to our award winners!
- Max Tonnage Award, Josh Dersch, 40 Years of the Three Rivers PERQ Workstation
- Youngest Exhibitor, George Amores, Commodore 64 vs. Commodore Plus 4
- Most Interactive, Joerg Hoppe, BlinkenBone, Program a PDP-11/70 over reanimated front panel
- Best Display, John Ball, AppleTalk – Apple’s First Generation Network Protocol
- Most Interesting Presentation, Rick Bensene, Wang Laboratories’ Electronic Calculators
- Most Complete System, Jason Howe, Atari 800 Productivity
- Garage Queen, Stephen M. Jones, SDF Public Access UNIX System
- Best Restoration, Chris Henkel, Early PC based Engineering Workstations
- What the heck is that?, Kaylin, Hayes, & Papenhoff, PDP-6 emulation with interface to PDP-6 Console and 340 Display
- Kill-A-Watt, Madeline Autumn-Rose, CompuServe and Their PDP-10 Clones
- The Overachiever Award, Ian Finder, Only Amiga Makes It Necessary and The GRiD
- Best in Show, Sergey Kiselev, Retro Brew Computing – Do-it-yourself 8-bit Single Board Computers
It was my first time handing out awards, so I apologize for the flubs and wonderfully awkward moments. 🙂
Links to the presentations can be found on the event page at https://vcfed.org/vcf-pnw/.
If you attended the event please consider adding your pictures to the shared photo album at https://photos.app.goo.gl/e2rzk4iT4aHrQUoy6. It helps others to see the show from a different perspective, and it helps us who were too busy to take pictures.
And one last request – help us make VCFed events even better! If you were at VCF PNW 2019 please fill out a short survey for us: https://goo.gl/forms/V3DiyxwkpbIOCKn73
See you in 2020!
Mike, on behalf of VCFed