Re: Hi John - Long time since we have corresponded
- Hi Charles,
Yes GTEPMS was advanced and I wish Doug was still supporting it,
Oh well. Anyhow I had dismissed FBB because it is somewhat
complcated to set up. I tried several years ago and had some
problems, maybe I was just used to GTEPMS and had blinders on I dont
I will give it another look.
--- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "Charles Brabham" <n5pvl@...> wrote:
> Your best bet is F6FBB, which optionally accepts extra-long, non-
ham callsigns. This was set up for European Packet over CB, but ought
to work for MARS calls as well.
> I used to run GTEPMS too, wrote an article about it in the Texas
Packet Radio Society's "Q-Report", way back when. I was the editor
and if I couldn't find somethinmg good to print, I'd sometimes slip
in something I wrote myself. I really liked GTEPMS, it was the most
advanced BBS software of its era.
> See my BPQ32/MixW/WinFBB setup screenshot at:
> 73 DE Charles, N5PVL
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: aat3ok
> To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Thursday, November 27, 2008 9:41 PM
> Subject: [BPQ32] Hi John - Long time since we have corresponded
> Hope everything is well with you
> It has been a long time since we corresponded.. since the mid
> Back then I was running GTEPMS system.
> Recently I have been looking for a better way to interface a
> RMS station to a node and bbs package to achieve some level of
> rding.Soooo I have a few questions
> First: I am hearing that the Winlink Packet RMS software will
> correctly interface and talk
> to the BPQ node software? If so do you have a suggested setup
> for it? I just found
> and joined the group so I dont have access to the files yet.
> Second: I am looking for a very very simple BBS package.
> does NOT take a lot of sysop clock cycles...
> I would like to forward (automated) to winlink using this BBS
> w here is the hitch... I need to be able to forward special
> such as AAA3TMD. Obviously this is a problem for most BBS
> would work with this but will not work as a win32 app and Doug no
> longer supports it.
> I dont need fancy servers just a simple bbs.
> Lastly: do you have a written copy of the interface programming
> protocol so I can write
> a special interface? I want to set up a small server that allows
> to plug in a
> list of callsigns and and have the server log in to the winlink
> and drag
> down ALL of the stations on the list and then dump the traffic
> the bbs for
> distro to our state users.
> Any help, links or contacts(from people doing anything similar)
> could provide
> would be very greatly appreciated.
> Jim Sears WA3MEJ