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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Member Robert Ruiz has a req for a QA-Engineer with experience in DEC, PDP, VAX and Alpha experience.  Here is a link with job details; contact is Jason Singer, Exec Recruiter, Experis, 678-777-8626, jason.singer@experis.com

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I have been collecting equipment for learning purposes for years. I am now moving and must find homes for equipment, source operating systems (some even on 3 1/4 disks), documentation, books etc. If you pay the packaging and shipping costs, they are yours. I live between Denver and Colorado Springs.  Equipment includes: Delni-AA LAT Terminal Server, Celebris XL590, VT 420 terminal, DEC Server 9090L, 3 VRC 16 terminals, DEC 2000 AXP, Celebris GL 5120, Storage Expansion Alpha ST 400, 2 VT 320s, DEC 3000 400, VAX Station 3100 and more.
Contact: Dana Stephens  dscomputin@aol.com

Reunions & Events

HOLD THE DATES:

- April 1, 2017 for the semi-annual Phoenix AZ luncheon

            Sat. Nov. 3, 2016 - Phoenix AZ Chapter luncheon

- April 27, 2017 (THURSDAY) for the 15th annual Colorado Springs reunion

- June 4, 2017 for a Scottish Music Concert and Dinner at the Wayside Inn, Sudbury MA

Digital_Man/Digital_World

 

The first PBS showing of Digital_Man/Digital_World was 21 Feb 2012 in Indianapolis - here is a link to the 57-minute video on their website to watch on your computer!

http://video.wfyi.org/video/2282149336/

 

The DVD of Digital_Man/Digital_World is available from PBS; $24.95 plus ship.

Here is a link to shopPBS to purchase.

 

Memorials

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  • Betty J. Winberg, 91, Nashua NH, 1 Feb. 2017

  • Kevin KJ Johnson, once of Colorado Springs, approx. 16 Jan 2017

  • Ron Ray, 78, Midland TX, 3 Jan 2017

  • David Plumer, 73, 1 Nov 2015

  • Deborah Swan, 61, Spring Hill FL, 17 Dec 2016

  • Roland A. J. Belanger, Jr., 72, of Hudson MA, 5 Dec 2016

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