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How Telephone Phreaking Worked

How Telephone Phreaking Worked

Every October for the last 4 years I have travelled to Portland Oregon to attend the Portland Retro Gaming Expo. It takes place in the Oregon Convention Center. This convention is like Mecca for retro gaming enthusiasts. The vendor area alone is truly amazing. People come from all over to shop for games, or look …

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Roseville Telephone Museum

Roseville Telephone Museum

THE BACKUP. THIS IS REALLY COOL. I WANT TO SHOW YOU THIS. THIS IS FROM THE 1950s CALLED A SWITCH STEP. WE’RE GOING TO MAKE A CALL AND SEE YOU WHO’S ON THE OTHER LINE. SO THE NUMBERS GOING TO BE 555 — THIS IS LIKE WHEN CELL PHONES COME IN HANDY. OKAY, WHERE DOES …

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Commodore PET Repair and Restore

Commodore PET Repair and Restore

Hello, and welcome back to The 8-Bit Guy. In this episode, my plan is to restore this old Commodore PET to a fully functional state. Now, it has essentially 3 problems that need to be dealt with. The first problem is it’s a little bit dirty. And, it is a metal case, which is not …

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