Archive for Podcasts

Blog Response to the YDKF Podcast Episode 157

I just got done listening to Rob “Flack” O’Hara’s latest “You Don’t Know Flack” (YDKF) episode #157 called, “Printer Extravaganza.” I thought I would try something different and post a full response on my own blog. This post may be light on some details because it is in response to information specifically mentioned in YDKF […]

Vintage Volts Episode 4 – 1976 Radio Shack Catalog – Part 2

Mike Whalen and I finish up browsing through the 1976 Radio Shack catalog and discussing the technology of the day. If you wish to follow along with us, you can browse an online version of the 1976 Radio Shack catalog at: This Radio Shack catalog series is broken up into multiple parts. This part […]

Vintage Minute – “TI Programmer Calculator”

This Vintage Minute episode provides an overview of the Texas Instruments TI Programmer calculator. I rarely found, but versatile member of the TI “Majestic” line of calculators from the mid 70’s to early 80’s.

New Video Series – “Vintage Minute”

I like using vintage electronics. I also like to share the experience with others in order to familiarize people with the wide variety of vintage technology our society had at its disposal. In a compromise between available recording time and the sheer variety of vintage electronic items, I decided to start producing a series of […]

Vintage Volts Episode 2 – Brief History of Transistor Radios

Before the end of 2013, I was able to slip in episode number 2! In this episode, I provide a brief history of transistor radios. I also discuss a bit about vacuum tube radios, just to show how the technology had progressed This episode also introduces a new segment for the Vintage Volts podcast, called […]

Vintage Volts – Episode 1!!!

Finally!!!! The Vintage Volts Podcast is officially released. Much effort (and worry) went into creating and producing this podcast. I kept delaying it because I simply could not satisfy my own need for perfection. However, if I did not just give up on trying too hard, I would have never published my first show. Instead, […]

Listen to VintageVolts on the Retro Computing Roundtable Podcast

On March 17, 2013, I was invited to co-host Episode 47 of the Retro Computing Roundtable (RCR) podcast. RCR is a podcast which discusses retrocomputing of all types in a “discussion panel” style forum. Retrocomputing is a hobby/activity for aficionados of historical computing systems. Founded by David Greelish, and regularly co-hosted by Earl Evans and […]

Podcast: Episode One (…soon)

Why would I post a notice about a podcast that is not available yet? Well technically, it is available for posting. I did record an introductory podcast, but I don’t have it satisfactorily edited yet. However, if given the chance, I’ll sit on it forever and never get it posted. So, I thought I’d post […]

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