March 2020 Issue of TRS8Bit

Dusty has released the March 2020 issue of the TRS8Bit newsletter on the download page of his web site.

Contents:

Page 04
Adding Ml6 Emulation To TRS80GP
Wow! Peter And George Phillips Have Released v2.3 With Yet Another Worlds First Facility
Page 14
Mapping The TRS-80 Into The Big Time
Henry Baggs Came Across This Article Re CP/M On A Model I
Page 18
Classic Trek-80
Richards Shows Us The Details With His Classic Tandy ‘Trek’ Game For The Iphone And Ipad
Page 23
Pam
Et Brings On His One-liner Talents Giving A New Twist To A Classic Game
Page 25
In Mav’s Workshop
Revisiting The CN80 Model 4 Mouse Project – Part 2
Page 33
Interesting Photo
An Interesting Photo I Came Across, Which Patrick Bureau Posted On The Facebook Group “TRS-80 Model I, II, IIII, And 4 Owner’s Group”. It Shows, Quite Clearly The Differences In Keyboards Between Qwerty And Azerty On A Model 3
Page 45
The New Chromatrs
Pascal Has Re-engineered Chromatrs, Here Are The Details For Us All To Enjoy. Check Out His Website For The Full Story
Page 39
Stretch Your Mind
Harold Has Sent Us All Another Puzzle Just To Get The Little Grey Cells Motoring
Page 42
 
Jens Guenther Has Updated His Forked SDLTRS To v1.2.1.
Page 43
TRS80MX
JM Introduces Us To His Brilliant Modular Expansion System For A 21 Century Model I
Page 46
Radio Shack Trs-80 Model 1/3/4
Mathew, Who Was The Author Of The Lotek Article In The Last Edition Of Trs8bit, Shows Us Details Of His Drivewire For The Co-co Linked To A Pc
Page 58
The Way We Were
Here’s A Selection Of Articles ‘from The Day’ Which First Appeared In The Uk’s Natgug News
Page 64
A Tandy/ Radio Shack Trs-80 Model I Microcomputer Clone.
Glen Builds A Model I Using Modern Day Parts.
Page 72
In Mav’s Workshop
Mav Attaches An Accelerator ‘pedal’ To A M3
Page 78
TRS-80 Screen Designer
Kyle Has Released His Screen Designing Program Which Will Help Those Entering This Years Competition!
Page 80
Competition Details
2 Comps And 2 Prizes
Page 82
In Mav’s Workshop
Mav Gives Us All Orchestral Music For The M3

December 2019 Issue of TRS8Bit

Dusty has released the December 2019 issue of the TRS8Bit newsletter on the download page of his web site.

Contents:

Page 1
Travelling Mav
Ian Goes Through The TA 2019 Events For Us, Who Were Unlucky Enough Not To Be Able To Attend (Ian Mavric)
Page 16
The Retro Search
Kevin Updates Us With The Improvements He Has Made Over The Recent Months. (Kevin Parker)
Page 17
Kennett classic
Bill & Karen Announce Their New Project (Bill Degnan & Karen Doneker)
Page 20
Tesla Cybertruck
George Phillips
Page 23
Stretch Your Mind
Another Puzzle From Harold (Harold Finch)
Page 26
Roll ’em
A Nice Little Idea, From The Day Given A 21st Century One-liner Twist (E.t. Fonehune)
Page 28
In Mav’s Workshop
Ian Looks At Some Recently Released Games For The TRS-80 Range And Announces A Competition For 2020Page 36 (Ian Mavric)
Page 37
Tandy Bargains On Ebay.uk
Look As Some Of Recent Ebay Bargains
Page 39
News From Ira At TRS-80.com
Page 41
Lotech Hard Drive For LDOS & LS-DOS For The Models I, III & 4
Page 49
The Way We Were
Just A Look At Some Newsy Item From The Day
Page 62
Arcnet
Pete Has More Information Of The M2 Arcnet Setup He Had Running At This Years T.A. (Peter Cetinski)
Page 64
Xplo
Have You Ever Come Across This Language? Is There A Version Available For The Trs-80 Range? Please, Let Us Know
Page 67
In Mav’s Workshop
Revisiting The CN80 Model 4 Mouse Project – Part 1. (Ian Mavric)

New Issue of TRS8Bit

Dusty has released the September 2019 issue of the TRS8Bit newsletter on the download page of his web site.

Contents:

Page 04
Simple tune
George sets out details of a ‘simple’, but very effective, sound routine (George Phillips)
Page 08
In Mav’s U.S. travels
Mav tells us what to expect at this years ta it’s still not too late to book!
Page 12
Push button technology
An unusual car boot find which i thought might interest some of you Tandy fans.
Page 14
Newdos v2.0 86/90
A further update on this upgrade (rainer)
Page 17
Ports!
Just how many of these things are there?
Page 18
In Mav’s workshop
An ‘accelerator pedal’ for the Model 1. Mav introduces the ‘new-Sprinter-II’ board the big zero! (Ian Mavric)
Page 27
The big zero!
Testing your reaction time with this rather sneaky, original one-liner (E.T. Fonehume)
Page 30
U.K. eBay bargain over the last 3 months.
Did you manage to get your hands on one?
Page 33
The way we were
A look-back in time to see what was making some of the news ‘in the day’
Page 39
Trials & tribulations with wafers
But still loving it!!
Page 45
Stretch your mind
Just something a bit different to make you smile (Harold Finch).
Page 46
 
News from Ira at TRS-80.com
Page 47
News from Pascal & colleagues in Europe
Chroma-Basic (Pascal Holdry, Mike Friedman, Ian Mavric, Ira Goldklang, Eric Dittman and Hans Rietveld).
Page 55
In Mav’s workshop
Mav gives us the low-down on the Norcom TC-III (Ian Mavric).
Page 64
Parsing Level 1 BASIC
Kyle Wadsten.
Page 66
 
For sale & wanted

New TRS-80 Trash Talk Podcast

The podcast TRS-80 Trash Talk # 31 is out now.

In this episode, they discuss the latest Tandy Assembly 2019 updates, the 40th Anniversary of the TRS-80 Model II, archiving of rare Radio Shack Dealer Franchise documentation, the third Connecticut Vintage Computer Auction and a lot of acquisitions. Then, in the latter segment, Pete interviews Tandy Radio Shack Engineer Valerie See.

You can download or listen at http://www.trs80trashtalk.com/.

New Issue of TRS8Bit

Dusty has released the June 2019 issue of the TRS8Bit newsletter on the download page of his web site.

Contents:

Page 04
Now You See It!
Just For You L2 16k’ers, Here’s A Nice Little Article
Hubert C Borrmann
Page 05
In Mav’s Workshop
Trs-80 Printers – Part 9
Ian Mavric
Page 16
Binary Conversions Revisited
E.t. Remembers A Novel Way Of Binary Conversions
E.t. Fonehume
Page 20
The Exatron Stringy Floppy
Keith Gives A Review Of The Exatron.
Keith Carlson
Page 33
A Frehd For The 8″ Systems?
Conversations With Pascal Holdry, Eric Dittman, Hans Rietveld, Frederic Vecoven And Ian Mavric On The Latest Developments For The 8″ Range
Page 39
The Way We Were
A Couple Of Different, But Unique Items Of Interest From The Day
Page 47
2019 Competition – Full Details
Have You Entered Yet? Check-out The Prizes!
Page 48
In Mav’s Workshop
Trs-80 Coco Deluxe Rs232 Program Pak
Ian Mavric
Page 56
The Aculab Data Buffer – D89
A Brief Look At The Db9, A Data/printer Buffer From The Day
Page 58
In Mav’s Workshop
What Was Newdos/86 And 90?
Ian Mavric
Page 67
A Short Review Of The Aculab Floppy Tape

New TRS-80 Trash Talk Podcast

The podcast TRS-80 Trash Talk # 29 is out now.

In this episode, In this episode, Peter Cetinski talks with Steve Leininger. Steve was the designer of the first TRS-80 microcomputer which became known as the Model I. In the interview, Steve talks about his early life and how he came to be hired by Tandy Radio Shack to design their first computer in 1976. He tells us what it was like to work at the fabled company with a number of interesting stories, many of which you you probably haven’t heard before. Then, he finishes up by discussing what he’s been working on since leaving the company up until the present day.

You can download or listen at http://www.trs80trashtalk.com/.

March 4, 2019 – New Issue of TRS8Bit

Dusty has released the March 2019 issue of the TRS8Bit newsletter on the download page of his web site.

Contents:
Page 03 TRS-80 8MB Hard Drive Three Wire Fix Peter Cetinkski
Page 08 TRS80GP – New Version v2.1.0 George Phillips
Page 10 Splicing Paper Tape Bill Degnan
Page 13 In Mav’s Workshop
TRS-80 Printers Part 8
Colour Printers
Ian Mavric
Page 26 Magic Squares E.T. Fonehume
Page 28 Model I Hardware Developments Joe Rounceville
Page 30 For Sale And Wanted
Page 31 In Mav’s Workshop
Building Your Model I Power Supply
Ian Mavric, Dean Bear And David Mutimer
Page 36 Stop The Drop E.T. Fonthume
Page 38 Virtual Floppy Boogaloo
Gotek For A M3
Kyle Wadsten
Page 45 In Mav’s Workshop
Journey To F48, a Frehd For 8″ TRS-80’s
Ian Mavric
Page 52 Trapped Knight George Phillips
Page 56 Review Of ‘x-bas’ For The Aculab Floppy Tape Adrian Hancock
Page 64 U.K. Ebay Bargain
Did You Miss Them?
Page 66 TRSnic Peter Cetinski
Page 73 ** Hooj-toons ** The 2019 Competition
Page 75 News From Ira’s TRS-80.com Ira Goldklang