Re: Newbie Program Usage
Thank you much for the reply.
I'm a little uncertain about what you mean by a "full blown BBS".
I guess that means something like FBB as compared to the KPC-3's built
in BBS. I'll look into the SNOS though and see if it looks like
something that I could manage.
--- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "dshults" <n7qdn@a...> wrote:
> As Ron suggested, BPQ408a is the node software you want, unless
> you are also thinking of maintaining a full blown BBS. I might
> suggest Hanks SNOS. It provides full netrom capability, handles
> your KPC-3 just fine in kiss mode, supports all BBS/message
> handling capability and places it all in a TCP/IP wrapper if need
> be. Sits on a house ethernet network for easy sysop and message
> support from any Windows machine with a news reader and/or e-mail
> client. Hanks program has officially been in beta for over 6 years
> (although it has matured many times), but it recently has gone to
> a "released" version. Lots of bells and whistles. Many configuration
> examples are also provided. For low speed and above pentium
> machines running DOS 6.22.
> Grab the SNOS Version 1.2R Installer here:
> Features list (may need update?):
> ... Duane N7QDN
> --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "n3xpd" <n3xpd@y...> wrote:
> > Hello to the group, I hope my questions are not to off topic.
> > Name here is Mike Warner.
> > Amateur call is N3XPD.
> > I have recently become sysop of the local clubs packet system
> > else wanted it).
> > There was a broken flexnet/fbb system running with no network
> > and no local usage. I shut that down and decided to start over. The
> > equipment from this old system is still on site and available for
> > There are 3 Tiny2 TNC's(6pack?), a DOS-PC, and radio equipment for
> > and 1.25M.
> > Right now the operating system consists of a KPC-3+, a VHF
> > and antenna, running standalone with only the KPC3's BBS and KA-
> > I'm pretty new to all of this and have no previous sysop
> > I am trying to decide on how to procede in building the system.
> > now I'm thinking that I want to end up with the FBB BBS and some
> > of networking. So with some searching I found this group.
> > Is BPQ32 something that I should be considering? At this point I
> > even know what it does. Or, should I be looking at something else
> > in beta) that has been tried and proven?
> > On another group I heard about a MYSYS BBS, any comments? I
> > that it is not longer in development and I was hoping to find
> > something more current. But if the MYSYS is fairly easy to set up,
> > thinking that it may be a good place to start.
> > Or, can someone point me in the right direction for more info on
> > setting up a club type packet system? Something like "Amateur
> > Radio Sysoping for the Beginner" would be nice.
> > I haven't found any active discussions on FBB or other BBS's.
> > Thanks,
> > Mike, N3XPD