[vcf-midatlantic] VCFed BBS finally happening
joprysko1 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 18:17:21 EDT 2016
It's not that 9600 didn't exist back then, cellular networks don't play
nice with digital signals through modems. Also, it's meant as an exhibit,
not to see if we can squeeze 56k out of the modem. It's more to show
visitors to the museum that being online wasn't A> Always On, and B>
On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 5:38 PM, Matt Patoray via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Oct 12, 2016, at 3:58 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> >> Chris, once we have the GSM SIM card setup in the system, dialing into
> >> BBS from the real world via a modem should be possible. Likely at no
> >> faster than 2400
> > Any faster would be too new for us. :)
> I have a 9600 baud Motorola modem from 1984.
Normal Person: Hey, it seems that you know a lot.
Geek: To be honest, it's due to all the surfing I do.
Normal Person: So you go surfing?
Normal Person: But I don't think that has anything to do with knowing a
Geek: I think that's wrong on a fundamental level.
Normal Person: Huh? Huh? What?
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