Williamsport Area Computer Club
Newsletter / Meeting Minutes
President Dan Yoas called the meeting to order at 7 PM, May 12, 1998.
There were no corrections to April's minutes.
Advertising / Awareness / Public Relations / Home Page:
Computer Show / Swap Meet:
Computer Recycling (finding charitable uses for old computers):
Computer Networking / ISP News:
Help / General Computer Discussion:
Our program for this month was an idea suggested by Kathy: Web Site Show and Tell. Everyone was encouraged to bring a sample printout of their favorite web sites, or e-mail the URLs to Jim if they were unable to attend. The following are some of the sites mentioned, in no particular order:
|ICQ communications utility||http://www.icq.com|
|ESPN SportsZone Fantasy Baseball||http://games-espn.sportszone.com/cgi/flb/Request.dll?FRONTPAGE|
|Edward R. Hamilton Bookseller||http://www.hamiltonbook.com|
|Microsoft NetShow conferencing software||http://www.microsoft.com/netshow|
|Microsoft Knowledge Base||http://www.microsoft.com/kb/|
|Internet Tour Bus||http://www.tourbus.com|
|Entertainment News Daily||http://www.entertainmentnewsdaily.com/|
|The Ultimate Band List||http://www.ubl.com|
|Discover Brokerage Direct||http://discoverbrokerage.com|
|The Motley Fool Investment News||http://fool.com|
|Complete Paintings of Jan Vermeer||http://www.ccsf.caltech.edu/~roy/vermeer/thumb.html|
|CMU Humanities Server||http://english-www.hss.cmu.edu/|
|Comet Observation Page||http://encke.jpl.nasa.gov|
|US Patent Server||http://patent.womplex.ibm.com|
|Susquehanna Valley Amateur Astronomers||http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Hangar/2999/svaa.html|
|Newspapers on the Web||http://www.yahoo.com/News_and_Media/Newspapers/|
Our balance as of the meeting date is $430.06. During April, we paid $11.46 to the Sun-Gazette for a classified ad, and one person paid dues.
The meeting ran until after 8:30 PM. Total attendance was 12 people, including two newcomers. The low attendance was attributed to the fact that the weather was pleasant for the first time in many weeks.
|June 9||Cellular One -- Internet Access via Cellular Phone|
|July 14||Summer Break at Benjies -- Social Night, No Business Meeting|
|August 11||Beginner's Night|
|September 8||Voice Recognition (tentative!)|
|October 13||SkyCable -- DirecPC (tentative!)|
|November 10||Election of Officers|
|December 8||Topic Open -- Volunteers Needed!|
|Chat Room||http://www.talkcity.com/chat.cgi?room=Williamsport, Tuesday and Sunday evenings|
|Secretary||Jim Shaffer, Jr., email@example.com|
|Mailing List||Send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org with the word subscribe in the subject|
The next meeting is Tuesday, June 9, at 7 PM, in the Lycoming College Academic Center room B309.
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