[vcf-midatlantic] VCFed BBS finally happening

Joseph Oprysko joprysko1 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 15:45:04 EDT 2016

Most likely, the 40 column display will still be an issue.

On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, Jason Howe via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> On Wed, 12 Oct 2016, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Everyone,
>> We've had various talk / starts / stops about an authentic-ish dial-up
>> BBS through the years. Now it is finally coming true.
>> <snip>
>> People can also telnet in directly to the PC thanks to our LTE modem, or
>> they can call in remotely once we buy a GSM SIM card (to be considered
>> after the main system is up and running).
> Since, there is no way in hell I'm going to be able to make it to Jersey
> for this, unless someone buys me a plane ticket, I'd love to be able to
> participate by telnetting into the BBS with my Atari 800.
> For many of the early home-micros, a 40 column layout would be ideal.
> Don't know if that's possible along side with an 80 col layout.  All I know
> is that the 40 col display gets super goofy on some boards.
> Anyway, just my $0.02, it's super exciting news regardless!!
> --Jason

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