Lucas Nascom Small Lynx Electronics Gemini Small

 

Magazines

Over the years, a number of publications where produced. These where centred on the Nascom range at first, then expanded to include all 80-BUS products, especially the Gemini range of boards and systems. The magazines covered the following period and where associated as shown:

Lucas Nascom Small

 

Liverpool Software Gazette

Not strictly a Nascom magazine but focussed on early computers. Published by MicroDigital, one of the first Nascom dealers. Eventually became an Apple only magazine

November 1979 January 1980 March 1980 may 1980 August 1980
October 1980 December 1980 February to April 1981

 

INMC - International Nascom Microcomputer Club

This was the original magazine to support the Nascom product range

Issue 1
Early 1979
Issue 2
Spring 1979
Issue 3
Summer 1979
Issue 4
Autumn 1979
Issue 5
Christmas 1979
Issue 6
February / March 1980
Issue 7
April / may 1980
Compilation Issue

 

INMC 80 News

After Nascom's financial difficulties, INMC was re-born as a magazine called INMC 80 News

Issue 1
June / July / August 1980
Issue 2
September / January 1981 - 1982
Issue 3
February / April 1981
Issue 4
May / September 1981
Issue 5
October / December 1981

 

MicroPower

...and another magazine appeared in parallel, MicroPower News

Issue 1.1
August 1981
Issue 1.2
September 1981
Issue 1.3
November 1981
Issue 1.4
December 1981
Issue 2.1
February 1982
Issue 2.2
April 1982
Issue 2.3
July 1982
Issue 2.4
September 1982

 

Nascom Newsletter

Which without warning became the Nascom Newsletter with the original issue numbers. Why?

Issue 2.5
November 1982
Issue 2.6
January 1983
Issue 3.1
April 1983
Issue 3.1
May 1983
Issue 3.1
August 1983
Issue 3.1
December 1983
Issue 3.5/6
June 1984

 

80-BUS News

At which point Lucas / Nascom threw the towel in. However the 80-BUS people mutated once more and became 80-BUS News

Issue 1.1
January / March 1982
Issue 1.2
April / June 1983
Issue 1.3
July / October 1982
Issue 1.4
November / December 1982
Issue 2.1
January / February 1983
Issue 2.2
March / April 1983
Issue 2.3
May / June 1983
Issue 2.4
July / August 1983
Issue 2.5
September / October 1983
Issue 2.6
November / December 1983
Issue 3.1
January / February 1984
Issue 3.2
March / April 1984
Issue 3.3
May / June 1984
Issue 3.4
July / August 1984
Issue 3.5
September / October 1984
Issue 3.6
November / December 1984
Issue 4.1
Spring 1985
Issue 4.2
Summer 1985

 

Scorpio News

...and once again changed and became Scorpio News.

Issue 1.1
January / March 1987
Issue 1.2
April / June 1987
Issue 1.3
July / September 1987
Issue 1.4
October / December 1987
Issue 2.1
January / March 1988
Issue 2.2
April / June 1988
Issue 2.3
July / September 1988
Issue 2.4
October / December 1988
Issue 3
May 1989 - Final Issue

 

80-BUS publications spanned nearly 12 years from simple Z80 computers to the rise of IBM PC compatibles. Here ends the 8 bit era..

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