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January 2017 Edition.
Below are links to PDF's containing issues of Bits-and-Bytes
produced by none other than Adrian Turner, so enjoy !
The March of Progress continues and some of the later releases of Windows and
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The above issue has been detected on Windows 7,8 and now Windows 10.
I am reminded of a mantra from the software industry, that states that, some times
PROGRESS takes backward steps whilst trying to go forward. ;-)
The next Kent retired ENGINEER's meetup date is on Thursday, June the 1st 2017,
at The Moat meetup time is 12:30 onwards.
The other proposed 2017 dates are :- June 1st, August 3rd and December the 7th.
Don't forget the 19th of April and the 18th October 2017 at
just down from Holborn tube, London,
12:00 hrs on, for the LONDON PENSIONERS' meeting
PLEASE NOTE:- The meeting on the 19th April will be a memorial gathering
in memory of Bill (Robin) Williams). So bring along any
photos, anecdotes or your own memories of Bill for all to share.
The next agreed MODMOB meeting date will be on Monday the
Venue Change =
A change of location as we have decided to move back to
the Moon on the Mall Hostelry, in Whtehall just down
from Trafalgar Square, about 12:00 hrs onwards,
so come along and say
Anyone who is retired or active and wishes to meet up with individuals
who worked anywhere on MOD contracts or in the group are welcome.
Lots of people worked in CHOTS as well as in the main MOD team and all
are welcome, security clearance not required, just bring a smile.
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
for enquiries and one of us will get back to you, and we hope to
publish more meeting dates soon.
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