1088RE: [BPQ32] Re: BBS=1 parameter
- Jul 9, 2008
The G8BPQ software dates from the mid-1980’s. I remember first using it with the W0RLI Packet BBS software. That’s the reason for BBS=1.
Tpday the parameter might more appropriately be named APPLICATION=1
73 -à Dave, W9ZRX
From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Ron Stordahl N5IN
Sent: 09 July, 2008 18:01
Subject: [BPQ32] Re: BBS=1 parameter
--- In BPQ32@yahoogroups. com, "Jeff Thomas - WA4ZKO" <wa4zko@...> wrote:
>John G8BPQ would have to actually confirm this, but the BBS= parameter
> Forgive what is likely a dumb question, but what exactly does this do?
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
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
In the application which you described in the just prior posting you
would want BBS=1.
Ron Stordhal, N5IN
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