VCF East 2020

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VCF East 2020 was a virtual show

VCF East 2020 was October 10th & 11th, 2020.

The overall theme that year was The 6502 Processor in remembrance of Chuck Peddle and the 45th anniversary of its creation.


VCF EAST 2020 SCHEDULE (Virtual Show)

Time Saturday (October 10, 2020) Presenter
9:00 AM Ted Nelson’s Vision Eric Rangel
9:15 AM The Interactive Atari Jason Moore
9:30 AM Inside The Apple II Stephen Edwards
10:15 AM The Linotype Machine Bob Roswell
10:45 AM 6502 Graphics Evolution Alex Jacocks, Jonathan Sturges
11:15 AM FujiNet Thomas Cherryholmes
12:00 PM History of Camp Evans Fred Carl
12:45 PM C256 Foenix Stefany Allaire
1:45 PM Atari 8 Bit Bot, Apple // Bot Kay Savetz
2:00 PM Internet Streaming with Vintage Computers Amiga Bill
2:30 PM PDP-8/I Peripherals and CalComp Plotter David Gesswein
3:00 PM Printers Jason Perkins
3:30 PM Chip-8 Wil Lindsay
4:00 PM Vic-20 Fully Loaded Jeff Salzman
4:30 PM The Casio/Microsoft Connection Bill Degnan
5:00 PM Commodore Show And Tell Bil Herd, Dave Haynie
Time Sunday (October 11, 2020) Presenter
9:00 AM Serial Terminals, New and Old Eric Siegel, Dave Hunter
9:15 AM Flight Simulator Tanner Collins
10:00 AM IRIX 2020 Kazuo Kuroi
10:30 AM Yamaha C1 Ethan O’Toole
11:00 AM King’s Quest Marcus Mera
11:30 AM The Rise and Fall of Sierra On-Line Ken Williams
12:00 PM Commodore Assembly Jeff Salzman
12:45 PM Early Calculating Devices Bob Roswell
1:30 PM Xerox Star Jason Perkins
2:00 PM CRT Repair Ian Primus
2:45 PM 6502: First Five Years Ethan Dicks
3:15 PM VCF Museum Tour Corey Cohen
4:00 PM Making of the 6502 Harry Bawcom
5:00 PM Making of the 6502 Bill Mensch


Ted Nelson’s Vision by Eric Rangell – He will show demos of software related to Ted Nelson’s ideas on an Apple //c, Apple IIgs, and Mac SE/30. He briefly walks through the exhibit that he built and show how it uses HyperDuino for narration of the exhibit. Demos of Ted’s Xanadu and Zigzag ideas will also be shown and briefly discussed.

The Interactive Atari by Jason Moore

The LinoType Machine by Bob Roswell

6502s Graphics Evolution – Alex Jaccoks, Jonathan Sturges – We will compare and contrast the original Apple II and Commodore PET, to show the first generation of 6502 home computers.

Commodore Vic-20 Fully Loaded by Jeff Salzman

PDP-8  Plotter by David Gesswein –

The interactive Atari 6502 by Jason Moore

Yamaha C1 – 286 DOS – Music Computer – Ethan O’Toole

Serial Terminals – Eric Siegel

Ethan Dicks – 6502: The First Five Years. Machines from 1976-1980 (Kim-1 to Vic-20). Commodore PET, 32K PET, AIM-64, Vic-20, SYM-1.