Clym5 wrote:I'll give it a go if I can resurrect some of the related hardware. Shouldn't be an issue.
I barely recall using dial up, as we got broadband in 2004, I was only 6! I don't need a dial up subscription, do I? I feel silly asking that...
Clym5 wrote:Sorry I couldn't make it on tonight. I had to clean up my workshop, and then sorted out some old hardware into draws. I do have a ISA modem card, and a floppy disk with bananacom on it now though.
And the 486 I'll use to connect made it to the door of my workshop, but not quite inside yet. Hopefully I'll be set to dial in on Thursday. Is the BBS currently 24/7?
tezza wrote:I used to spend a lot of time on local BBSs with my 1200 then 2400 baud modem. Great fun. I'd dial in but I don't have a modem handy or indeed even a phone line out in the computer shack here.
Actually I do have one modem, but I think it's around 300 baud. Very vintage.
Clym5 wrote:I tried to dial in a few seconds ago, but got a BUSY message. Is the BBS down, or my hardware dead? I could hear it dial, and other noises though.
EDIT: My short hardware test in bcom is apparently "Risky!" shall I change modem card?
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