• Re: BBSing the alternativ

    From Zylone@VERT/PLANETCA to MRO on Wed Sep 29 15:59:00 2021
    I know there are several people that run packet BBS not sure what freq they use.
    You could probably find out in the ham radio forum.

    what do you mean by several? how many?

    i dont know any person in my entire life who visited a packet radio bbs

    Back in the 90's, I knew a few guys that ran packet boards on 2m and if I remember correctly, they were all 9600 baud TNC's which and I believe still is the maximum speed you can achieve? Not a HAM myself.

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Zylone on Wed Sep 29 21:23:26 2021
    Re: Re: BBSing the alternativ
    By: Zylone to MRO on Wed Sep 29 2021 03:59 pm


    i dont know any person in my entire life who visited a packet radio bbs

    Back in the 90's, I knew a few guys that ran packet boards on 2m and if I remember correctly, they were all 9600 baud TNC's which and I believe still is the maximum speed you can achieve? Not a HAM myself.


    yeah it's slow. it's something that they talked about. i doubt anybody ever called one.
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  • From Ed Vance@VERT/CAPCITY2 to Tracker1 on Tue Oct 5 19:57:00 2021
    10-04-21 05:23 Tracker1 wrote to Dumas Walker about Re: BBSing the alternativ Howdy! Michael,

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    On 9/27/2021 1:04 PM, Dumas Walker wrote:
    You can run a BBS with HAM Radio.

    But can people without a HAM license access them legally? I asked
    once and was told no.

    Sure they can... just not over the air... nothing stopping someone from also having the BBS available via telnet or dialup.

    I have a License to Operate a Ham Radio Station, W9ODR.

    Around the mid 1970's there were some local Ham Radio BBS's that I
    logged on to using Radioteletype on the 2 Meter VHF Ham Band.

    Those BBS's were for Licensed Amateur Radio Operators only, if I
    had a visitor in the Radio Room, after I Logged on one of the BBS's
    I could allow them to use the Keyboard as a Third Party Operator
    (That is permitted by F.C.C. Part 97 regulations since I am the
    Control Operator).

    There wasn't any telephone access to those BBS's.

    After I bought a C=64, 1541 FDD and 300 Baud VICModem in 1984
    a Ham Radio Friend told me a telephone number for a L/L BBS and
    I've been using BBS's since then, first on Dial Up, now by using
    the internet.

    Later, a local Ham had a HF Packet Radio BBS on 20 Meters Packet
    and had another Packet Radio BBS on 2 Meters that I used every day,
    until my wife told me to unhook those unsightly Antenna wires I had
    running out of the room and through the hall way.

    The BBS I use has a Dial-Up line, but isn't a local call for me so
    I use DSL now and the Home Phone isn't tied up when I'm Logged On
    to the BBS.

    In 2006 I got this XP pc and later learned how to get QWK Packets
    from this BBS by using a Batch file to run a FTP Script.

    Yep!, I'm lazy, I type a few keys and press Enter, and PUSH PULL
    CLICK CLICK, I get my BBS FIX.

    Another Batch file is used to send REP packets to the BBS.

    73 (Best Regards) de (From) Ed W9ODR dit dit


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