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Vintage computers (no IBM PC:s or clones/compatibles)

Why this area? Well, many of us hams like to connect computers to various radio gear, enabling us to enjoy
oodles and oodles of text and imaging modes as well as QSO logging, satellite prediction and more. We actually
did this way before MS-DOS and Windows (younger hams, believe it or not). I consider these being advanced
accessories to ham radio. It was/is also great fun to tinker with them even without the radio aspect.

Below are some of the computers on the market back in the old days.

PixAcornCPUO/SYearQuicknote
AtomMOS 6502 @ 1 MHzAtom BASIC1980
ElectronMOS 6502A @ 0.59-2 MHzBBC-BASIC1983
System 1 (A.k.a. Microcomputer)Rockwell R6502P @ 1 MHz-1979
System 2MOS 6502 @ 1 MHzBASIC1980Eurocard rack
System 3MOS 6502 @ 1 MHzBASIC1982Eurocard rack
System 4MOS 6502 @ 1 MHzBASIC1982Eurocard rack
System 5MOS 6502 @ 1 MHz (2 MHz option)BASIC1983Eurocard rack
PixAmstradCPUO/SYearQuicknote

CPC464Zilog Z80A @ 4 MHzLocomotive BASIC1984AMSDOS and CP/M option

CPC664Zilog Z80A @ 4 MHzLocomotive BASIC, AMSDOS and CP/M1985

CPC6128Zilog Z80A @ 4 MHzLocomotive BASIC, AMSDOS and CP/M1985
Notepad NC100Zilog Z80 @ 4 MHzBBC BASIC & CP/M 3.01992
PixAppleCPUO/SYearQuicknote
IMOS 6502 @ 1 MHzApple BASIC1976
IIMOS 6502 @ 1 MHzApple DOS1977
II+MOS 6502 @ 1 MHzApplesoft BASIC1979
IIeMOS 6502/65C02 @ 1 MHzDOS 3.3 or Pro-DOS1983
Macintosh 128KMotorola MC68000 @ 8 MHzMac OS1984
PixApplied TechnologiesCPUO/SYearQuicknote
MicrobeeZilog Z80A @ 2 MHzMicroworld Level II Extended BASIC & DGOS1982
Microbee 32 ICZilog Z80A @ 3.4 MHzMicroworld Level II Extended BASIC & DGOS1983
PixAtariCPUO/SYearQuicknote
65 XEMOS 6502C @ 1.8 MHzAtari BASIC1985
130 XEMOS 6502C @ 1.8 MHzAtari BASIC1985
400MOS 6502B @ 1.77 MHzAtari BASIC / Atari 8-bit OS1979
520 STMotorola MC68000 @ 8 MHzTOS & GEM1985
520 STFMMotorola MC68000 @ 8 MHzTOS & GEM1985
600 XLMOS 6502 @ 1.8 MHzAtari BASIC & Atari DOS1983
800MOS 6502 @ 1.8 MHzAtari BASIC & Atari OS1979
800 XLMOS 6502 @ 1.8 MHzAtari BASIC & Atari DOS1983
1040 STeMotorola MC68000 @ 8 MHzTOS & GEM1990
1040 STFMMotorola MC68000 @ 8 MHzTOS & GEM1987
1200 XLMOS 6502A @ 1.79 MHzAtari XL-OS1982
Mega ST (1/2/4)Motorola MC68000 @ 8 MHzTOS & GEM1987
Mega STeMotorola MC68000 @ 8/16 MHzTOS & GEM1991
PortfolioIntel 80C88 @ 4.9 MHzDIP DOS 2.111989
PixBBC (By Acorn Computers)CPUO/SYearQuicknote
A3000ARM2 @ 8 MHzRiscOS1989
Micro AMOS 6502A @ 2 MHzAcorn MOS1981
Micro BMOS 6502A @ 2 MHzAcorn MOS1981
Micro B+64Rockwell R6512A @ 2 MHzAcorn MOS1985
Micro B+128Rockwell R6512A @ 2 MHzAcorn MOS1985
Micro Master 128Rockwell 65SC12 @ 2 MHzAcorn MOS1986
PixCBM/CommodoreCPUO/SYearQuicknote
16MOS 7501 or 8501 @ 0.89 or 1.76 MHzCommodore BASIC 3.51984
64 "C64" / "VIC64"MOS 6510 @ 0.98 MHz (PAL), 1.02 MHz (NTSC)Commodore BASIC 2.01982
64C "C64" / "VIC64"MOS 6510 @ 0.98 MHz (PAL), 1.02 MHz (NTSC)Commodore BASIC 2.0 and GEOS1986New case
64G "C64" / "VIC64"MOS 8500 @ 0.98 MHz (PAL), 1.02 MHz (NTSC)Commodore BASIC 2.01987New optimized motherboard
116MOS 7501 or 8501 @ 0.89 or 1.76 MHzCommodore BASIC 3.51984
128MOS 8502 @ 1-2 MHz & Zilog Z80A @ 4 MHzCommodore BASIC 7.0 & CP/M 3.01985
128DMOS 8502 @ 1-2 MHz & Zilog Z80A @ 4 MHzCommodore BASIC 7.0 & CP/M 3.01985Plastic case
128DCRMOS 8502 @ 1-2 MHz & Zilog Z80A @ 4 MHzCommodore BASIC 7.0 & CP/M 3.01987Metal case. Cost reduced version
Amiga 500 "A500"Motorola MC68000 @ 7.09 MHz (PAL), 7.16 MHz (NTSC)AmigaOS 1.2 or 1.3 and Workbench 1.2 or 1.31987
Amiga 500 Plus "A500 Plus"Motorola MC68000 @ 7.09 MHz (PAL), 7.16 MHz (NTSC)AmigaOS 2.0 and Workbench 2.041991
Amiga 600 "A600"Motorola MC68000 @ 7.09 MHz (PAL), 7.16 MHz (NTSC)AmigaOS 2.05 and Workbench 2.051992
Amiga 1000 "The Amiga""Motorola MC68000 @ 7.09 MHz (PAL), 7.16 MHz (NTSC)AmigaOS 1.0 and Workbench 1.01985The very first Amiga produced
Amiga 1200 "A1200"Motorola MC68EC020 @ 14.18 MHz (PAL), 14.32 MHz (NTSC)AmigaOS 3.0 or 3.1 and Workbench 3.0 or 3.11992
Amiga 2000 "A2000"Motorola MC68000 @ 7.09 MHz (PAL), 7.16 MHz (NTSC)AmigaOS 1.2, 1.3 or 2.0 and Workbench 1.2, 1.3 or 2.041987
Amiga 3000 "A3000"Motorola MC68030 @ 16 or 25 MHzAmigaOS 1.4 or 2.0 and Workbench 1.4 or 2.041990
Amiga 4000/030 "A4000/030"Motorola MC68EC030 @ 25 MHzAmigaOS 3.0 and Workbench 3.01993
Amiga 4000/040 "A4000/040"Motorola MC68040 @ 25 MHzAmigaOS 3.0 and Workbench 3.01992
DX64MOS 6510 @ 0.98 MHz (PAL), 1.02 MHz (NTSC)Commodore BASIC 2.01984Built-in 5" color CRT & dual disk drives
KIM-1MOS 6502 @ 1 MHzTIM1976
Pet 200MOS 6502 @ 1 MHzCommodore BASIC 4.01979
Pet 700MOS 6509 @ 2 MHzExtended BASIC 41983Zilog Z80 or Intel 8080 options
Pet 2001MOS 6502 @ 1 MHzBASIC 1.0/2.01977
Pet 4032MOS 6502 @ 1 MHzBASIC 4.01980
Plus/4MOS 7501 or 8501 @ 0.89 or 1.76 MHzCommodore BASIC 3.51984
SX64 "VIP64"MOS 6510 @ 0.98 MHz (PAL), 1.02 MHz (NTSC)Commodore BASIC 2.01984Built-in 5" color CRT & a single disk drive
VIC20MOS 6502 @ 1 MHzCommodore BASIC 2.01981
PixDragon DataCPUO/SYearQuicknote
Dragon 32Motorola MC6809EP @ 0.9 MHzMicrosoft Extended BASIC1982
Dragon 64Motorola MC6809EP @ 0.9 MHzMicrosoft Extended BASIC1983
Dragon 200Motorola MC6809EP @ 0.9 MHzMicrosoft Extended BASIC1984
Dragon MSX-64Zilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHzMSX-BASIC by Microsoft1985
PixEACACPUO/SYearQuicknote
Colour Genie (EG-2000)Zilog Z80 @ 2.2 MHzMicrosoft BASIC Level II1982
Genie I / Video Genie System (EG-3003)Zilog Z80A @ 1.77 MHzMicrosoft BASIC Level II1980TRS-80 Model 1 compatible
Genie II (EG-3008)Zilog Z80A @ 1.77 MHzMicrosoft BASIC Level II1981TRS-80 Model 1 compatible
Genie III (EG-3200)Zilog Z80A @ 3.2 MHzCP/M 2.2 and NewDOS 80 v2.01982TRS-80 Model 1 compatible
PixGoldStarCPUO/SYearQuicknote
FC-200Zilog Z80 @ 3.58 MHzMSX BASIC1984
PixHeathkitCPUO/SYearQuicknote
H8Intel 8080A @ 2 MHzHDOS1977
H89Zilog Z80 @ 2 MHzMTR-88 monitor and HDOS1979
PixIMS Associates IncCPUO/SYearQuicknote
IMSAI 8080Intel 8080A @ 2 MHzOptional: CP/M, IMDOS, Basic and Fortran1975
PixIntelligent Systems CorporationCPUO/SYearQuicknote

Compucolor (8001)Intel 8080BASIC 80011975

Compucolor II (8051)Intel 8080A @ 2 MHzBASIC1977
PixJupiter CantabCPUO/SYearQuicknote
Jupiter ACEZilog Z80 @ 3.25 MHzForth1983
PixLambdaCPUO/SYearQuicknote
8300Zilog Z80 @ 3.25 MHzBASIC1982
PixLuxorCPUO/SYearQuicknote
ABC-80Zilog Z80A @ 3 MHzLuxor BASIC1978
ABC-800Zilog Z80A @ 3 MHzLuxor BASIC II1982
ABC-802Zilog Z80A @ 3 MHzLuxor BASIC II, UFD-DOS or CP/M1983
ABC-806Zilog Z80A @ 3 MHzLuxor BASIC II, UFD-DOS or CP/M1983
ABC-1600Motorola MC68008 @ 8 MHzABCenix & Dnix1985
PixMITSCPUO/SYearQuicknote
Altair 8800Intel 8080 @ 2 MHzOptional: Altair BASIC, CP/M etc.1975
Altair 8800aIntel 8080 @ 2 MHzOptional: Altair BASIC, CP/M etc.1976
Altair 8800bIntel 8080A @ 2 MHzOptional: Altair BASIC, CP/M etc.1976
Altair 8800b TurnkeyIntel 8080A @ 2 MHzOptional: Altair BASIC, CP/M etc.1977
PixMOS TechnologyCPUO/SYearQuicknote
KIM-1MOS 6502 @ 1 MHzTIM1975
PixMotorolaCPUO/SYearQuicknote
MEK6800D2MC6800 @ 1 MHzJBUG1976
PixOhio ScientificCPUO/SYearQuicknote
Superboard II Model 600MOS 6502 @ 1 MHzOSI BASIC + Machine Monitor1978
PixOric Products International LtdCPUO/SYearQuicknote
Oric-1 16KMOS 6502A @ 1 MHzTangerine/Microsoft Extended BASIC v1.01983
Oric-1 48KMOS 6502A @ 1 MHzTangerine/Microsoft Extended BASIC v1.01983

Atmos 16KMOS 6502A @ 1 MHzTangerine/Microsoft Extended BASIC v1.11984
Atmos 48KMOS 6502A @ 1 MHzTangerine/Microsoft Extended BASIC v1.11984
PixPhilipsCPUO/SYearQuicknote
P2000TZilog Z80 @ 2.5 MHzJWS-DOS and BASIC1981CP/M option

VG-8000Zilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHzMSX-BASIC by Microsoft198x

VG-8010Zilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHzMSX-BASIC by Microsoft198x
VG-8020Zilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHzMSX-BASIC by Microsoft1984
PixPsionCPUO/SYearQuicknote

Series 3NEC V30 @ 4.7 MHzSymbian EPOC161991PDA

Series 3ANEC V30H @ 7.68 MHzSymbian EPOC161993PDA

Series 3CNEC V30H @ 7.68 MHzSymbian EPOC161996PDA

Series 3MXNEC V30MX @ 27.68 MHzSymbian EPOC161998PDA
PixRockwellCPUO/SYearQuicknote
AIM-65Rockwell 6502 @ 1 MHzAIM Monitor1976
AIM-65/40Rockwell 6502 @ 1 MHzAIM Monitor1981
PixSchneiderCPUO/SYearQuicknote
CPC464Zilog Z80A @ 4 MHzAMS-DOS or CP/M1984Locomotive BASIC

CPC664Zilog Z80A @ 4 MHzAMS-DOS or CP/M1985Locomotive BASIC

CPC6128Zilog Z80A @ 4 MHzAMS-DOS or CP/M1985Locomotive BASIC
PixSinclairCPUO/SYearQuicknote
MK14INS8060 @ 4.4 MHzROM monitor1977
QLMotorola MC68008 @ 7.5 MHzQ-DOS1984
ZX80NEC 780C-1 @ 3.25 MHzSinclair BASIC1980CPU is compatible with Zilog Z80A
ZX81Zilog Z80A @ 3.5 MHzSinclair BASIC1981
ZX Spectrum 16KZilog Z80A @ 3.5 MHzSinclair BASIC1982
ZX Spectrum 48KZilog Z80A @ 3.5 MHzSinclair BASIC1982
ZX Spectrum+Zilog Z80A @ 3.5 MHzSinclair BASIC1984
ZX Spectrum+ 128KZilog Z80A @ 3.5 MHzSinclair BASIC 48K and BASIC 128K1985

ZX Spectrum +2Zilog Z80A @ 3.54 MHzSinclair BASIC 48K and BASIC 128K1986

ZX Spectrum +2AZilog Z80A @ 3.54 MHzSinclair BASIC 48K and BASIC 128K1987
ZX Spectrum +2BZilog Z80A @ 3.54 MHzSinclair BASIC 48K and BASIC 128K1987
ZX Spectrum+3Zilog Z80A @ 3.54 MHz+3DOS and CP/M1987Built-in floppy disk
PixSonyCPUO/SYearQuicknote
Hit Bit HB-75Zilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHzMSX-BASIC by Microsoft1984
PixSordCPUO/SYearQuicknote

IS11Zilog Z80A @ 3.4 MHzPIPS1983
M5Zilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHzBASIC1982

M203 Mark IIZilog Z80A @ 4 MHzSord DOS1979

M203 Mark IIIZilog Z80A @ 4 MHzSord DOS19xx

M223 Mark IIZilog Z80A @ 4 MHzSord DOS1979
PixSpectravideoCPUO/SYearQuicknote
SV-318Zilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHzSV Extended BASIC by Microsoft1983CP/M option
SV-328Zilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHzSV Extended BASIC by Microsoft1983CP/M option

SVI-318 MKIIZilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHzSV Extended BASIC by Microsoft1984CP/M option

SVI-328 MKIIZilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHzSV Extended BASIC by Microsoft1984CP/M option
SVI-728Zilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHzMSX-BASIC by Microsoft1984CP/M option
SVI-738 X'PressZilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHzMSX-DOS & BASIC by Microsoft, CP/M1985
SVI-838 X'Press 16Intel 8088 @ 4.77 MHzMSX2, MS-DOS 2.11, CP/M1986MSX2 and PC hybrid
PixSWTPCCPUO/SYearQuicknote
6800Motorola MC6800 @ 1 MHzMotorola Mini-operating system1975
PixSynertek Systems CorporationCPUO/SYearQuicknote
SYM-1MOS 6502 @ 1 MHzSuperMon1978
PixTandy/Radio ShackCPUO/SYearQuicknote
TRS-80 Model 100Intel 80C85 @ 2.4 MHzMicrosoft BASIC1983
PixTelenovaCPUO/SYearQuicknote
CompisIntel 80186 @ 8 MHzCP/M-861985
PixTelercas OY/Oscom OYCPUO/SYearQuicknote
Oscom NanoRCA CDP1802 @ 1.76 MHzChip-8/M2/Tiny BASIC1980BASICally an improved Telmac 1800
Telmac 1800RCA CDP1802 @ 1.76 MHzChip-81977

Telmac 2000RCA CDP1802 @ 1.76 MHzTool-2000?1980
Telmac TMC-600RCA CDP1802 @ 3.58 MHzSBASIC1982
PixTexas InstrumentsCPUO/SYearQuicknote
TI-99/4TMS9900 @ 3.3 MHzTI BASIC1979Built-in equation calculator
TI-99/4ATMS9900 @ 3.3 MHzTI BASIC1981
TI-99/4A QITMS9900 @ 3.3 MHzTI BASIC1983Quality Improved
PixToshibaCPUO/SYearQuicknote
HX-10Sharp LH-0080MSX-BASIC1983CPU is compatible with Z80A
PixV-TechCPUO/SYearQuicknote
Laser 200Zilog Z80A @ 3.58 MHzMicrosoft BASIC v2.01983
Laser 210Zilog Z80A @ 3.25 MHzMicrosoft BASIC v2.01983
Laser 310Zilog Z80A @ 3.54 MHzMicrosoft BASIC1983