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  • k6acj
    Excellent explanation. Normally we say Southern California or SoCal for short, most often the county, Orange County. k6acj.#occa.ca.usa.noam looks good ....
    Message 1 of 8 , Jun 15, 2010
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      Excellent explanation. Normally we say Southern California or SoCal for short, most often the county, Orange County.

      k6acj.#occa.ca.usa.noam looks good .... Thanks Bill K6acj

      Thanks.... Bill k6acj.

      --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Melnik" <mmelnik1@...> wrote:
      >
      > Bill
      >
      > The H-Route (Hierarchical Route) should be used, this is added to the
      > message header
      > This helps find the correct path back to your BBS if the responding station
      > isn't a
      > Direct path, all H-Routes are added to the White Pages system for this
      > purpose.
      >
      > In your case you are located in Huntington Beach CA. most will use their
      > Quad of their
      > State, ea. NE SE SW W etc. in my case I am located in Racine WI (SEWI) my
      > H-Route is
      > n9pmo.#sewi.wi.usa.noam, some just use na (short for north America) same as
      > NOAM
      > some choose just to use the state without the quad, ea. n9pmo.wi.usa.noam or
      > na
      > the problem with this method is CA is a very large State and location would
      > be harder
      > to find a shorter path without your Location Quad.
      >
      > In the configuration, manage users Home BBS would be your Call sign with
      > route, so at the
      > very least you would use k6acj.ca.usa.noam or k6acj.ca.usa.na but again the
      > Quad of your
      > state would be more useful.
      >
      > Hope this helps a bit.
      >
      > 73
      >
      > Mike Melnik-N9PMO
      > Web WWW.N9PMO.com 
      > NNTP Server N9PMO.DYNDNS.ORG Port 119
      > Scanned by Symantec Corporate A/V
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      > k6acj
      > Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 7:30 PM
      > To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [BPQ32] Re: Newbie Question
      >
      >  
      > Ok, got BBS running and can connect from another packet station. The app #
      > was in error.
      >
      > Regarding BPQBBS setup:
      > I tried to find the definition of 'HROUTE' ?
      > Is 'Home BBS' field entry necessary ?
      >
      > I guess the next step is to connect to my email ISP as a test only The get
      > Outpost to work. At the moment I am using manual email commands , LM, R, SP,
      > through Winpack but in the future use Outpost, Outlook, etc. Open subject.
      >
      > Thanks .... Bill k6acj
      >
      > --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "Jeff - WA4ZKO" <wa4zko@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Did you "check" the box to install BPQMailChat during the install?
      > >
      > > Did you run the BPQMailChat (BBS) module after you started BPQ32.exe?
      > >
      > > If yes to the above, check your application masks and etc in your
      > bpqcfg.txt file.
      > >
      > > 73
      > > Jeff
      > > WA4ZKO
      > >
      > > --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "k6acj" <k6acj@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > The June 6 2010 version of BPQ32 with Mail/Chat was downloaded and the
      > Minimum version configured with my call sign. When I try to connect from my
      > Lenovo remote PC using Winpack to the IBM running BPQ BBS I get 'All BBS
      > Ports are in Use. Ditto DX, DX1. Is the BBS in BPQ32 or is WinFBB required
      > as the actuall BBS?
      > > >
      > > > Bill k6acj
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > connect acjnod
      > > > cmd:*** CONNECTED to ACJNOD
      > > > Type DX for the CC-Cluster, DX1 for the AR-Cluster & BBS for the BBS
      > > > ACJ1DX:k6acj-13} DX1 DX BBS DX2 CONNECT BYE INFO NODES ROUTES PORTS
      > > > info
      > > > ACJNOD:K6ACJ-13} Type DX for the CC-Cluster, DX1 for the AR-Cluster &
      > BBS for the BBS
      > > > bbs
      > > > bbs
      > > > ACJNOD:K6ACJ-13} Sorry, All BBS Ports are in use - Please try later
      > > > bye
      > > > bye
      > > > *** DISCONNECTED
      > > >
      > >
      >
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