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Newsletter Archive CD

Postby Andrew Davie » Sat Aug 28, 2010 12:21 am

I'm considering a purchase of the NBTVA Newsletter Archive on CD. Has anyone seen this, and if so could you please comment on quality, completeness, perceived value, format of files, etc.
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Postby Don Tomkins » Sat Aug 28, 2010 12:42 am

I have had a copy for some time and found it very good and easily searchable. I think Keith Vickers did a great job for the club with this. The copy I have goes up to Vol 33 No.3 (March 2008) so I do not know if it has been updated recently.

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Re: Newsletter Archive CD

Postby gary » Sat Aug 28, 2010 12:53 am

Andrew Davie wrote:I'm considering a purchase of the NBTVA Newsletter Archive on CD. Has anyone seen this, and if so could you please comment on quality, completeness, perceived value, format of files, etc.
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Yes I have it. They are scanned from hardcopy to pdfs similar to that found here:

http://www.taswegian.com/NBTV/forum/download.php?id=899

http://www.taswegian.com/NBTV/forum/vie ... hlight=ocr

They have a "Searchable NBTV Newsletter index by Keith Vickers G1NAF. This index contains copies from the original ideas sheets (red book), Volume 2 and 3 (green book) up to Volume 33/3.
Please NOTE: The archive CD only extends to the black-and-white Newsletters i.e. up to Vol 33/3.
"

Perceived value? - invaluable.
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Postby dominicbeesley » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:20 am

Hear hear,

Had it a while and only just got round to looking at it a couple of days ago ... looked something up and three hours later still looking through articles!

Well worth the money!

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Re: Newsletter Archive CD

Postby Harry Dalek » Sat Aug 28, 2010 12:12 pm

Andrew Davie wrote:I'm considering a purchase of the NBTVA Newsletter Archive on CD. Has anyone seen this, and if so could you please comment on quality, completeness, perceived value, format of files, etc.
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A


Hi Andrew i am thinking the same you must have spotted the same thing when you got that latest newsletter.

Wonder what 15 pounds is in real money :roll:

I wish they had paypal make life easier buying these things!
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Re: Newsletter Archive CD

Postby gary » Sat Aug 28, 2010 12:37 pm

harry dalek wrote:Wonder what 15 pounds is in real money :roll:


Au$26 (plus the usual exchange rate charges)

when I got mine:

Currency conversion: $32.53 AUD = £15.75 GBP
The exchange rate for this purchase is 1 AUD = 0.484168GBP


So you are lucky as the exchange rate is now much more favourable.

harry dalek wrote:I wish they had paypal make life easier buying these things!


They do! That's how I paid for mine. Just contact Vic Brown.
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Re: Newsletter Archive CD

Postby Harry Dalek » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:42 pm

gary wrote:
harry dalek wrote:

They do! That's how I paid for mine. Just contact Vic Brown.


Hi Gary

Thanks for that info ! Does vic Brown have a email address or is he on the forum ? i just see a snail mail postal address

Good to see our real money buys a bit more 8)
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Postby gary » Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:00 pm

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Postby Harry Dalek » Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:31 pm

gary wrote:http://www.nbtv.wyenet.co.uk/members_e-mail.htm

(vic@nbtv.org)


Thanks gary

I have sent a email off to him that will save a lot of time buying the cd :P
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Postby Harry Dalek » Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:16 am

Hi the pay pal order for the cd is done now that was easy thanks to Gary !
Wonder why its not in the newsletter that you can buy stuff this way ..main reason i didn't buy stuff before was the snail mail and money exchange problem.
Vic was very fast replying was not expecting two emails today one that i could do this other to pay for the cd :) Thank you Vic where ever you are too !
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Postby Andrew Davie » Sun Aug 29, 2010 1:08 am

harry dalek wrote:Hi the pay pal order for the cd is done now that was easy thanks to Gary !
Wonder why its not in the newsletter that you can buy stuff this way ..main reason i didn't buy stuff before was the snail mail and money exchange problem.
Vic was very fast replying was not expecting two emails today one that i could do this other to pay for the cd :) Thank you Vic where ever you are too !


Yes, I also made a PayPal purchase via Vic today.
Good to see the forum generating business for the club.
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Postby Harry Dalek » Wed Sep 08, 2010 9:19 pm

Hi just wanted to let you know i got my club cd today ..for me it was well worth the short wait from England to Australia.

Its great to see what other people have been up to on thier projects over the years .

I never knew when the club started or when the first news letter came out so thats nice to know now ...

ARRR i feel Complete :wink:
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