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>Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.news
From: ap105@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Joseph Sabatino)
Subject: Connecticut Atarifest
Posted-By: xx004 (aa399 - Len Stys)
Date: Sun Jul 12 11:59:40 1992


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The latest show news from:
CONNECTICUT ATARIFEST '92
 
 
FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION
 
HARTFORD, Conn. (June 26, 1992) - More exhibitors have added their names to
the list of hardware manufacturers, software developers, retail dealers and
regional Atari user groups that plan to participate in Connecticut
AtariFest '92 on August 15 and 16.
 
The show, sponsored by Affiliated Connecticut Atari Groups (ACT) and
several user groups throughout the Northeast in cooperation with Atari
Corporation, will be staged at the Sheraton Hotel at Bradley International
Airport in nearby Windsor Locks, Conn.
 
The following commercial exhibitors have agreed to participate:
 
ABC Solutions ............................... Publisher ST2, First
                                              Word, First Graph, tbxCAD,
                                              Kuma's KSpread4/Lite.
Application & Design Software ............... Universal Item Selector,
                                              Universal NETwork,networking
                                              consulation and affiliate of
                                              MacDonald Associates, pub-
                                              lisher of ST Informer.
Atari Computer Corporation .................. Where it all started, evolv-
                                              ing from 'Pong' to a 'Power
                                              Without the Price' company.
                                              Desktop publishing, MIDI,
                                              Portfolio and Lynx special-
                                              ties. Will Falcon be next?
Atari Interface Magazine .................... Flagship monthly of Unicorn
                                              Publications that is by, for
                                              and about official Atari user
                                              groups throughout the world
                                              and their favorite computer.
Branch Always Software ...................... Emulation specialist and
                                              creator of GEMulator (ST-to-
                                              PC operation), 8-bit, Apple
                                              emulators and cables.
CodeHead Software ........................... Midi Spy, TOS Extension
                                              Card, Megapaint II Pro,
                                              Hot-wire, G+Plus,
                                              LookIt/PopIt, etc.
Compo Software .............................. Publisher of That's Write,
                                              Write On, CompoScript and
                                              C-Font software packages.
Computers Etc. .............................. Atari dealership of Fair-
                                              field, Connecticut. Carries
                                              full ST/TT/Mega/Portfolio
                                              lines. CAF '91 co-sponsor.
The Computer Zone ........................... N. Attleboro, Mass.,dealer
                                              boasting big selection of
                                              ST software and systems.
Derric Electronics .......................... Hamden, Conn., dealer with
                                              discounted Atari products,
                                              printers, monitors, modems,
                                              laptops, supplies, etc.
Fostex ...................................... Low-cost, professional qua-
                                              lity tape recording equip-
                                              ment to get the most from
                                              your MIDI.
GEnie ....................................... General Electric's online
                                              subscription service with
                                              many Atari Roundtables, re-
                                              structured bulletin boards,
                                              niches for every interest.
Gribnif ..................................... NeoDesk, STalker, STeno,
                                              CardFile, X-Boot, Arabesque
                                              Professional and Convector
                                              Professional and leading
                                              importer of Atari software.
ICD ......................................... Hard drive systems, host
                                              adapters, accelerator boards
                                              and software for ST/TT. Pro-
                                              vides tech support on GEnie
                                              with 'ICD' at page prompt.
Joppa Software .............................. Maker of STraight FAX! which
                                              turns ST into send/receive
                                              FAX machine, and drivers for
                                              FAX use from Calamus, Page-
                                              stream and GDOS programs.
Maxwell CPU ................................. Expose, Fractal Fantasy and
                                              Silhouette, a bit-image and
                                              vector graphics drawing pro-
                                              gram that now uses FSMGDOS
                                              and supports 19" monitor.
Megatype Software ........................... Creator of font creation/
                                              conversion programs like
                                              Font Designer, Bitmaker and
                                              Fontverter. Maintains hand-
                                              crafted PageStream and Cala-
                                              mus font libraries.
PLI ......................................... Black hard drives, removable
                                              cartridge drives, 3.5" opti-
                                              cal drives storing 120 MB of
                                              data per cartridge & more.
Soft-Logik Publishing ....................... PageStream 2.2, popular
                                              desktop publishing system
                                              for ST/STe/TT. Typeface
                                              library boasts 600 Post-
                                              Script Type 1 fonts, lots
                                              of graphics.
Step Ahead Software ......................... Tracker/ST 3.0, sophisticated
                                              package featuring address
                                              book, mail merge and label
                                              printing. Nevin Shalit,
                                              GEnie Pagestream RT Sysop &
                                              president of IAAD, to appear.
Steinberg/Jones ............................. What desktop publishing sy-
                                              stems do for text, Cubase
                                              does for music. Compose,read,
                                              write,tape and control in-
                                              struments with Cubase & MIDI.
Taylor Ridge Books .......................... Publisher of Clayton Walnum's
                                              C-Manship Complete! and his
                                              recently-released ST Assembly
                                              Language Workshop, Vol 1. GEM
                                              Programming is due this fall.
Toad Computers .............................. Toadfile hard drives and
                                              accessories for Ataris. Makes
                                              Little Toad 20MB hard drive
                                              for light and casual users.
 
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The following groups will display home-grown user talents through
intriguing demonstrations and will provide showgoers hands-on assistance:
 
ASTMUM ...................................... Montreal, PQ
AUGOGH ...................................... Hartford, CT
BCS ......................................... Boston, MA
BASIC ....................................... Brooklyn, NY
CCCC ........................................ Central Connecticut
DBUG ........................................ Danbury, CT
FACE ........................................ Fairfield, CT
LIAUG ....................................... Long Island, NY
MACH1 ....................................... Vernon, CT
NAACC ....................................... North Attleboro, MA
NVACUS ...................................... Nashua Valley,
STARR ....................................... New Haven, CT
SAAUG ....................................... Scranton, PA
SSAG ........................................ South Shore/Boston, MA
WACO ........................................ Westmoreland, PA
WMAUG ....................................... Western Massachusetts
 
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The following companies are providing additional support:
 
Atari Explorer          DragonWare            Take It With You magazine
D.A. Brumleve           MiGraph               Thin Air Labs
CompuServe              Re:Port Magazine      TidBit
Current Notes           ST Informer
 
Other Atari developers, dealers, technical experts and speakers who plan to
appear but have made no formal announcement will be listed in future pro-
gram updates. Count on more to come!
 
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For additional information, contact:
 
Brian Gockley, Chairman            Doug Finch, Vice Chairman
Connecticut AtariFest '92          Connecticut AtariFest '92
GEnie: B.GOCKLEY                   GEnie: D.FINCH7
CompuServe: 75300,2514             CompuServe: 76337,1067
18 Elmwood Avenue                  46 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605               Old Greenwich, CT 06870
(203) 332-1721                     (203) 637-1034
 
or survey the Connecticut AtariFest '92 topic on GEnie (Atari ST
Roundtable, Category 11, Topic 14, and other Atari RTs on GEnie) as well
as ST, 8-bit, Vendor and Portfolio forums of CompuServe.
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