Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Episode 20

These are the show notes for Episode 20 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31406.mp3

Show Title

Episode 20 -  2017 Review, 2018 Plans and Jerry Heep

Description

This episode includes significant portions of our live show from this past December where we review our episodes from 2017 and talk about our upcoming 2018 TRS-80 related projects.  Also, in our continuing series of interviews with Tandy Radio Shack engineers, we talk to Jerry Heep about his long career working as a Tandy engineer.

Trash Talkers
  • Peter Cetinski
  • Ian Mavric
  • Randy Kindig
  • Peter Bartlett
  • Paul Schreiber
  • Mike Yetsko
Topics


  • Live Show #2 - 2017 Review and 2018 Thoughts
  • Interview: Jerry Heep (@ 1:30)


Links











Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Episode 19

These are the show notes for Episode 19 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31315.mp3

Show Title

Episode 19 - TRS-80s on the Farm and Paul Schreiber

Description

In this episode Pete C. and Mav discuss the TRS-80 and it's role in agriculture while discussing some recent acquisitions.  Pete C. relates a tale about an interesting Tandy rescue trip to Newark, NJ.  Then, we play a little TRS-80 generated music.  Finally, in our continuing series of interviews with Tandy Radio Shack engineers, we talk to Paul Schreiber about his experiences working as a Tandy engineer.

Trash Talkers
  • Peter Cetinski
  • Ian Mavric
Topics


  • Recent Acquisitions
  • Mav's Model II
  • TRS-80s in Agriculture
  • Newark Tandy Rescue
  • TRS-Box XENIX
  • Listener Feedback
  • Interview: Paul Schreiber


Links

TRS-80 Agricultural Software Source Book

Newark Rescued Cocos

Terry Stewart's (Tezza's) Webzone for Classic Computers

Tandy Parody Ad

TRS-Box XENIX

Paul Schreiber's Synthesis Technologies

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Episode 18

These are the show notes for Episode 18 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31208.mp3

Show Title

Episode 18 - Tandy Assembly Recap and Mike Yetsko

Description

In this episode the Trash Talkers discuss what happened at the inaugural Tandy Assembly event on October 7th and 8th 2017.  After that we do a little eBay shopping.  Then, Peter Cetinski interviews Tandy engineer Mike Yetsko.  Mike has quite a few interesting stories to tell about his time working at Tandy Radio Shack back in the day.

Trash Talkers
  • Peter Cetinski
  • Peter Bartlett
  • Randy Kindig
  • Ian Mavric
Topics


  • Tandy Assembly Retrospective
  • Listener Feedback
  • eBay Shopping
  • Interview: Mike Yetsko


Links

Tandy Assembly
http://www.tandyassembly.com

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Episode 17

These are the show notes for Episode 17 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31129.mp3

Show Title

Episode 17 - The First Tandy Assembly

Description

In this episode the Trash Talkers are joined by fellow podcasters from the Coco Crew Podcast, John Linville and Neil Blanchard.  We present an in-depth preview of the inaugural Tandy Assembly event which is taking place on October 7 and 8.  We also review the VCFMW 12 which took place in early September.

Trash Talkers
  • Peter Cetinski
  • Peter Bartlett
  • Randy Kindig
  • Ian Mavric
  • John Linville
  • Neil Blanchard


Links


Tandy Assembly
http://www.tandyassembly.com




Monday, August 7, 2017

Episode 16

These are the show notes for Episode 16 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31006.mp3

Show Title

Episode 16 - Happy Birthday TRS-80 and Ira Goldklang

Description

In this episode the Trash Talkers are back from summer vacation to wish the TRS-80 a happy 40th birthday.  In the first segment, we talk about Tandy Assembly, VCFMW, TRS-XENIX, the Tandy 3, PC-1 and the Network 4.  In the second segment, Randy Kindig interviews trs-80.com's Ira Goldklang.

Trash Talkers
  • Peter Cetinski
  • Peter Bartlett
  • Randy Kindig
  • Ian Mavric


Links


Tandy Assembly
http://www.tandyassembly.com




Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Episode 15

These are the show notes for Episode 15 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30798.mp3

Show Title

Episode 15 - TRS-80 Software Development

Description

Join the Trash Talkers as we discuss various ways to write software for your TRS-80.  Whether you're looking for a truly vintage software development experience or you're looking to write a modern integration using the latest tools, we have you covered.

We also have gathered together the founders of Tandy Assembly to discuss the latest planning and status of this upcoming iconic event.

Trash Talkers
  • Peter Cetinski
  • Peter Bartlett
  • Randy Kindig
New-Retro Commercials by Mike Rowen

Links

VCSFE 5.0 Review
http://vcfed.org/wp/festivals/otherevents/vintage-computer-festival-southeast/

MIRE - Model I Replacement Expansion Interface
http://bartlettlabs.com/MIRE/index.html

Tandy Assembly
http://www.tandyassembly.com

Orchestra-85
MRAS and EDAS Assemblers by Misosys
http://www.tim-mann.org/misosys.html

Level III Basic
http://www.trs-80.org/level-3-basic/

George Phillips' zmac
http://48k.ca/zmac.html







Friday, April 21, 2017

Episode 14

These are the show notes for Episode 14 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30684.mp3

Show Title

Episode 14 - TRSVID and George Phillips

Description

We start this episode with the news and current event segment where we first discuss the Vintage Computer Festival East 2017 and the winning TRS-80 exhibit.  We also talk about Tandy Assembly.  Then, we talk about two new TRS-80 software projects that were recently released: TRSVID, a TRS-80 video player and Sharp-80, a new Model III emulator.  Following that is an obituary for Bernie Appel, aka "Mr. Radio Shack".  Then, we talk about the Line Printer I and the Quick Printer II printers a bit.  The middle segment has some floor interviews from VCFE.  The third and final segment is an interview with TRS-80 software developer George Phillips where we discuss how he developed TRSVID.

Trash Talkers
  • Peter Cetinski
  • Ian Mavric
  • Randy Kindig
New-Retro Commercials by Mike Rowen

Links

VCFE XII  Review
http://vcfed.org/wp/festivals/vintage-computer-festival-east/

Tandy Assembly
http://www.tandyassembly.com

Sharp-80 Model III Emualtor

TRSVID Video Player

Line Printer I
http://www.colorcomputerarchive.com/coco/Documents/Manuals/Hardware/Line%20Printer%20Service%20Manual%20(Tandy).pdf

Quick Printer II
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-emBCSXgUhM

Level III Basic
http://www.trs-80.org/level-3-basic/

Bernie Appel
http://www.bernieappel.com

PMC-80
http://www.trs-80.org/pmc-80/

George Phillips' Homepage
http://48k.ca