Friday, December 30, 2022

Episode 45

These are the show notes for Episode 45 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Show Title

Episode 45 -  Make it a Tandy Holiday

Direct Episode Link


In this episode the Trash Talkers discuss what they want for Christmas this year.  Then, we review the wildly successful Tandy Assembly 2022 event.  We then review the book "Teach Your TRS-80 to Program Itself."  Finally, we do in an depth review of the first ever issue of 80 Micro magazine from January 1980.  Join us on yet another trip through Tandy Radio Shack computing history!

Trash Talkers

  • Peter Cetinski
  • Ian Mavric
  • Eric Dittman
  • Aaron Brockbank
  • George Phillips 

News and Current Events

What do you want for Tandy Christmas?  The Trash Talkers describe their perfect gift.

Tandy Assembly 2022 Recap

Mav had a guest appearance on The CocoCrew Podcast

The TRS8BIT competition for 2022 has ended!

What’s new in trs80gp 2.4.9

Model 1, 2 and 3 diagnostics ROMs commissioned by Adrian Black

Cyberears is shutting down

Upcoming Events

VCF East, April 14-16 2023

Tandy Assembly, Tentative, September 29 - October 1, 2023

31st Last Chicago CocoFest, April 22-23, 2023

West Coast Tandy Event

Recent Acquisitions

  • Pete picked up a RCA 12” B&W TV used for the MI Video Display
  • Pete picked up a Tandy 4 at TA
  • Mav picked up H&E Computronics Versa  accounting software at TA 
  • 512K Model II RAM board
  • Aaron's Discs and GESTOCK Manual from Kevin Parker’s Belgium Model II for archiving. 
  • Tandy Electronics Computer Catalog RSC-4
  • George's Line Printer VI

Book Review

Teach Your TRS-80™ To Program Itself!

Magazine Review

80 Micro #1


Tuesday, December 13, 2022

TRS-80 Trash Talk Live #29 will be taking place on Saturday, December 17th at 5pm Eastern

TRS-80 Trash Talk Live #29 will be taking place on Saturday, December 17th at 5pm Eastern.  This will be our last show of the year so everyone should plan to share their TRS-80 Christmas shopping list and their TRS-80 New Year resolutions!  Please get in touch to receive an invite to the interactive Zoom meeting if you'd like to actively participate. It's so much more fun to join via Zoom so please do ask for an invite via our email address or social media channels.  We will also be streaming the meeting on our YouTube channel for those that just would like to watch.  See you on December 17th!