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connected BBC B to Internet no Hardware Modem

Post by Rfairman » Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:27 pm

I have connected my Beeb to a bbs on the internet using the hayes modem emulator BBS server
I am using Mini Office Communicate on the beeb and using a serial to usb cable
mini Office communicate is not ideal but it works
I attach the zip file for bbs server
I attach photo of beeb screen (traffic report for today) and screenshot of bbs server
2019-09-13_13-17-58.jpg
20190913_132118.jpg
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Re: connected BBC B to Internet success

Post by danielj » Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:30 pm

I think you want to get that in viewdata mode - it'll look rather better. Any comms ROM should do the trick?

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Re: connected BBC B to Internet success

Post by Rfairman » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:11 pm

All suggestions welcome
I've tried a commstar rom but it clashes with my dfs
Is there any comms software on disc or rom that has a viewdatat mode
Mini office communicate is very basic and you can't back out of the display screen so you have to break and reload
so far I've been able to play an adventure game online ect
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Richard
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Re: connected BBC B to Internet success

Post by jgharston » Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:15 am

Rfairman wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:11 pm
Is there any comms software on disc or rom that has a viewdatat mode
Run in MODE 7:

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REM > SimpleTerm
REM Simplest possible BBC serial terminal program
:
ON ERROR OSCLI "FX2":OSCLI "FX3":REPORT:PRINT:END
*FX229,1
*FX2,2
REPEAT
IF ADVAL(-1):OSCLI "FX3,3":VDU GET:*FX3
IF ADVAL(-2):OSCLI "FX2,1":VDU GET:*FX2,2
UNTIL FALSE

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$ bbcbasic
PDP11 BBC BASIC IV Version 0.25
(C) Copyright J.G.Harston 1989,2005-2015
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Re: connected BBC B to Internet success

Post by danielj » Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:28 am

I use commstar with DFS quite happily - it should be fine with any. How does the clash manifest itself?

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Re: connected BBC B to Internet no Hardware Modem

Post by Rfairman » Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:26 pm

It affected reading disks
Removed commstar from eeprom and problem went away
I might have at it in the wrong rom socket
Anyway now got Termulator
Works ok but still trying the best mode for Videotext

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Post by Elminster » Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:20 pm

Rfairman wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:26 pm
It affected reading disks
Removed commstar from eeprom and problem went away
I might have at it in the wrong rom socket
Anyway now got Termulator
Works ok but still trying the best mode for Videotext
I load commstar 1.4 into sram from gotek using dfs, and then do othe4 stuff, so it should work.

Which version of commstar and which version of dfs?

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Re: connected BBC B to Internet no Hardware Modem

Post by Rfairman » Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:18 pm

Thanks I was loading commstar into an report

Now using Termulator with better results

Thanks for the help

Richard
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