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1087Re: BBS=1 parameter

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  • Jeff Thomas - WA4ZKO
    Jul 9, 2008
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      Thanks again Ron for good info.

      I'll leave it be at BBS=1 since both systems I'm going to be tinkering
      with will involve either a dxcluster or BBS on them.

      73
      WA4ZKO

      --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "Ron Stordahl N5IN" <ron_n5in@...> wrote:
      >
      > --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "Jeff Thomas - WA4ZKO" <wa4zko@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Forgive what is likely a dumb question, but what exactly does this do?
      > >
      > > Tnx
      > >
      > > 73
      > > Jeff
      > > WA4ZKO
      > >
      > John G8BPQ would have to actually confirm this, but the BBS= parameter
      > may be a relic from the past. However you must have it defined in
      > your bpqcfg.txt file or you will get a compiler error when running
      > bpqcfg.exe.
      >
      > The best bet is to set BBS=1 if you have a BBS running on the same
      > machine which is to interface with BPQ32. By 'BBS' is meant any
      > program such as a BBS, a Packet Cluster, RMS, etc to which the user
      > will make a connection via BPQ32.
      >
      > If there is no 'BBS' running on the machine, then you would typically
      > set BBS=0.
      >
      > In the application which you described in the just prior posting you
      > would want BBS=1.
      >
      > Ron Stordhal, N5IN
      >
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