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9155Re: New install of BPQ: mailchat problems

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  • Don P
    Oct 19, 2012
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      I'm just learning about winmor, what would be the purpose of the below info?
      Thanks

      "You can then run BPQ32 and RMS Express at the same time using the same sound card,"


      --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "John Wiseman" <john.wiseman@...> wrote:
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      > Jim,
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      > The WINMOR TNC needs a few support .dll files to work. Either do as Ken
      > suggested and download the TNC installation, or simply copy your whole RMS
      > Express folder to your WINMOR folder. You'll get more files that you need,
      > but that won't cause any problems. If you are running Vista or WIN7, don't
      > install the TNC under C:\Program Files.
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      > Using a different port number is also good advice. I use 8502. Either edit
      > the WINMOR TNC.ini file and change the TCP Control Port=8500 line, or run
      > the TNC manually, and use the Basic Setup dialog to change the port. You can
      > then run BPQ32 and RMS Express at the same time using the same sound card,
      > and test locally before going on air. You need to loop TX and RX audio. If
      > you are using a SignaLink you can loop SPKR and MON. Some internal sound
      > cards have an internal loop setting (on my machines called Stereo Mix "What
      > you hear").
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      > 73,
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      > John
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      > From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Jim
      > Kusznir
      > Sent: 30 September 2011 22:51
      > To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [BPQ32] New install of BPQ: mailchat problems
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      > I've now managed to get a decent set of basic functionality running.
      >
      > I can send and receive messages via RMS or peer to peer with airmail users.
      > I think I got this pretty well working / figured out.
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      > My issue presently is with the winmor stuff. I've got RMS Express
      > installed, and its able to start the winmor TNC and things look all ok with
      > it. However, when I configured bpq to do winmor, it tries to start it; I do
      > get the winmor connection monitor window pop up, but I also get a nice
      > "windows error reporting" message about the winmor TNC. If I double-click
      > the TNC myself, I also get that. yet, RMS express works. I tried copying
      > the exact TNC from rms express over to the winmor folder in bpq, but no
      > luck.
      >
      > Is there some magic / is this a known issue?
      >
      > Thanks!
      > --Jim
      >
      > On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 1:13 PM, Jim Kusznir <jkusznir@...> wrote:
      >
      > That was in fact my issue, thanks!
      > --Jim
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      > On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 12:03 PM, John Wiseman <john.wiseman@...>
      > wrote:
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      > Jim,
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      > You need to go through each tab in the main config dialog, and save it, even
      > if you haven't made any changes to that tab.
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      > 73,
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      > John G8BPQ
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      > From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Jim
      > Kusznir
      > Sent: 30 September 2011 19:29
      > To: bpq32@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [BPQ32] New install of BPQ: mailchat problems
      >
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      >
      > Hi all:
      >
      > Tomorrow, Oct 1 is Simulated Emergency Test (SET), for which I'm in
      > the process of setting up the equipment I plan on using that day.
      >
      > We make extensive use of winlink in our region (Eastern Washington
      > state), and in the past I've always found the existing winlink
      > software programs insufficient as they're always missing a piece here
      > or there. After reading more about bpq and bpqmail, it looks like
      > that might actually be the "silver bullet" to the winlink problem. as
      > such, I'm trying to set that up now (Yea, I know...last minute).
      >
      > My goal is to get:
      >
      > BPQ with 1 packet port (TNC)
      > 1 winmor port
      > BPQmail running for minimum 1 user
      > That one user will be accessed over local network with POP/SMTP on
      > other laptops.
      > BPQmail will allow for delivery of messages to WL2K infrastructure, or
      > when a specific route is set up, direct Peer to Peer.
      >
      > So, to this end, I'm working on step one: getting packet working.
      > I've got a basic BPQmail node running, and I'm able to connect to it
      > and connect to other nodes through it, make connections from the
      > BPQterminal, etc. Its announcing nodes as I expect, and all that
      > appears to be working correctly.
      >
      > So, now I'm trying to get bpqmail minimally functional. I've launched
      > it, and it alerts me that the config is incomplete, so I click OK,
      > enter all the config data, and try and continue. It then alerts me
      > again that config is incomplete, and opens the config when I click OK.
      > the BBS Call is highlighted (WI7EOC). I've got BBS Call set to
      > WI7EOC, SYSOP call to WI7EOC, H Route set to #EWA.WA.US.NOAM, Base
      > Directory left to default (which is accurate), BBS Appl Number 1, BBS
      > Streams 3, and port numbers for pop3 and smtp port with "enable remote
      > access" checked. FBB UI unchecked, refuse bulls unchecked, and nntp
      > port 0.
      >
      > I also noticed that anytime I press "tab" in the config window boxes,
      > it takes me back to BBS Call and highlights everything in it.
      >
      > So, I don't know what its complaining about...How do I get it to
      > accept my config?
      >
      > --Jim
      >
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