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An update to my dial-up ISP project. I got a two node modem pool working a PCI card to add more serial ports. Instead of my Verizon line, I patched these modems into my PBX running asterisk with a Grandstream ATA with 4 internal lines. The PBX takes incoming calls from a new voip.ms number and uses a basic hunt group to connect to caller to the next free line.

Got a dialup modem? Feel free to give a call and let me know what OS you are using, how it goes. Details at dialup.world

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Chrome don't make it go.
But it helps with reception πŸ€”

These are tash but I think the indiglo electroluminescent panel looks cool.

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This latest CB fad has to be the dumbest thing I have seen yet.
...I want it lol
Now where did I put my old Cobra29 πŸ€”

youtube.com/watch?v=jazi1fVrZY

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Anyone need or want a 14.4 external fax modem still in the box? It is only about five or so years old. Was supposed to be for photocopier to dial in to report print count but as we had an Ethernet jack there, we did not use the modem.

Was a good mail box day today πŸ˜€

Well mostly good..the power bill was in there too 😞

Finally found a good spot to stick this Reddy Kilowatt sticker a friend made 😏⚑️

Well I got a EPROM burner and rigged it work on the 2364 rom I pulled. I see 8 bytes that don't match the ROM images I find on the internet. I put my read image in an emulator and it never boots. The live memory map shows it stuck in a bootloop at about the same rhythm I am seeing on the scope. I think I am on the right path 🀞

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Well RAM is ruled out. I think I am dealing with a bad ROM. D3 off the ROM seems to have lots of 0's. Also I am told there are HALT instructions in the rom code but the /HALT pin never drops on the Z80. What ever code it is executing sure doesn't seem right. Sockets installed. Ordered a 2364 to 27c64 EPROM adapter from RETRO Innovations. Now to wait for the mailman 😴

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Who knew such a little computer could be such a big pain πŸ™„

Sadly gopher segfaults if you set your terminal to 'dumb'. Happens on SDF and my local machine. But i managed to figure out you can set up your own local terminfo database with tic. Just name it ~/.terminfo.cdb in your home directory. Now I have fancy screen controls for my vic20 and CoCo on my sdf account. Gopher and lynx now run but a total mess. I guess they never tested for 22x23 or 32x16 screens πŸ€”

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I figured it out. The Tandy COMPAC terminal program doesn't reset the VGU when it loads. So the basic POKES for lower case and alternate color mode stick πŸ™‚
POKE &H0167,&H39
POKE &HFF22,&H78

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Surfing the information superhighway at 300 baud. I wish i could find a terminal program that supports the true lowercase my "2b" machine can do.

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