[vcf-midatlantic] VCFed BBS finally happening
billdegnan at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 18:57:35 EDT 2016
Can't wait to try it (via telnet).
On Oct 12, 2016 6:17 PM, "Joseph Oprysko via vcf-midatlantic" <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> 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>
> Tremendously Fast
> 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
> > the
> > >> BBS from the real world via a modem should be possible. Likely at no
> > speeds
> > >> faster than 2400
> > >
> > > Any faster would be too new for us. :)
> > >
> > Really,
> > 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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