Hello from Vancouver BC, Canada!

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MrEe
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Hello from Vancouver BC, Canada!

Postby MrEe » Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:18 pm

Hello Everyone,

I recently purchased a BBC Micro from Ebay and had it shipped to Canada (!)

I'm a British expat who grew up in the UK and my first foray with computers was with the ZX Spectrum and then BBC B in the early 80's. This propelled me into a successful programming career and I can only thank the team vision at Acorn for opening the doorway for many of us like this. 34 years later, I'm diving back into what I think was one of the best machines ever made - I still marvel at the engineering prowess these guys had. BBC Basic/6502 bliss! Also, I'm really interested in getting the emulated co-processor running using the Raspberry PI to work on some Z80 projects.

All good fun, hope to see you around the forums sometime..

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CMcDougall
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Re: Hello from Vancouver BC, Canada!

Postby CMcDougall » Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:43 pm

welcome E :)

hope your beeb had a nice flight!
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tricky
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Re: Hello from Vancouver BC, Canada!

Postby tricky » Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:56 pm

Welcome, I hope you enjoyed your visits here as much as I enjoyed mine to Vancouver (SIGGRAPH).

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flaxcottage
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Re: Hello from Vancouver BC, Canada!

Postby flaxcottage » Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:15 pm

Welcome, Mr. Ee. :D
- John

Currently running L4 Econet with BBC B, BBC B+ 128K, Master 128K, 4Mb A3000, 4Mb A3020, 4Mb A4000, 4Mb A5000 dual FDD; UK101; HP41CX setup; Psion 3a, 3mx and 5mx; Z88; TI-58c, TI-59 and printer, HP-16C programmer's calculator and a bakery of Pis.

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daveejhitchins
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Re: Hello from Vancouver BC, Canada!

Postby daveejhitchins » Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:01 pm

Mr. Ee, welcome to the Forum . . . Enjoy . . .

Dave H :D
Parts: UM6502CE, GAL22V10D, GAL16V8D, AS6C62256A, TC514400AZ, WD1772, R6522, TMS27C512, AT28C256
Products: ARA II, ABR, ATI, AP6, MGC, AP5 . . .
For a price list, contact me at: Retro Hardware AT dave ej hitchins DOT plus DOT com

MrEe
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Re: Hello from Vancouver BC, Canada!

Postby MrEe » Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:09 pm

Thanks Everyone, great crowd..

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Multiwizard
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Re: Hello from Vancouver BC, Canada!

Postby Multiwizard » Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:52 am

Hi,

welcome to this great Forum... :D


Greetings from my little Dutch Acorn Attic, Wim... :-)

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Re: Hello from Vancouver BC, Canada!

Postby davidb » Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:21 am

Welcome! :D

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roland
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Re: Hello from Vancouver BC, Canada!

Postby roland » Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:05 pm

Welcome to this forum, enjoy your visits here.

Greetings from the south of the Netherlands,
Roland
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