Entries by Pete Cahill

Atari 8-Bit Turns 40!

November marks the fortieth anniversary of the launch of the Atari 400 and 800 home computers. Developed at Atari Inc.’s Grass Valley facility by a team of engineers including Jay Miner and Joe Decuir, the computers were first shown at the 1979 Winter CES in Las Vegas and featured several custom chips that set them […]

Happy Holidays

…still waiting for Santa to drop off that 1450XLD and Atari Falcon030 under the tree.  Meanwhile, the snacc-club.com website has been renewed for another year’s neglect, and it’s time to wish my SNACC pals a very happy holidays and prosperous 2015!  Now, back to testing all of those unearthed E.T. cartridges!

Newsletters Added

Thanks in large part to Doug Thompson, who graciously scanned in his collection of old S.N.A.C.C. newsletters, you’ll find a growing collection of them HERE.  All but one issue from 1988 and all of 1989 are now available for download in Adobe PDF format.  More coming soon!


Recently, I decided to renew the snacc-club.com domain and revive the website you’re now reading.  I’d originally started the site back in May of 2008 as I kept bumping into former club members and friends in person and on the then-new social media sites like Facebook and MySpace.  Doing a Google search for S.N.A.C.C. revealed […]

Site News

The site was offline for a bit but is chugging along again. In the meantime, several club members have joined our Facebook group! Coming soon to the site: some scanned newsletters and magazine articles. Stay tuned.