• Thank You!

    From Ed Vance@1:2320/105 to All on Thu Nov 15 22:59:00 2018
    * Originally in: WindowsA

    Howdy! ALL!,

    Here in the United States we observe Thanksgiving Day in November,
    so I thought I would say "THANK YOU!" to the people who Run, Read and
    Enter messages on BBS's.

    In the 30+ Years I've used BBS's ran on Commodore, Apple ][,
    PC Compatiable and Other computers, I have learned a lot from Reading,
    Making Comments, Asking Questions and also seeing what Others write about
    in BBS Echo Conferences about various topics they know about or want to
    know (more) about.

    Mostly about how to use my computer(s) to make my life easier.

    THANKS for the many HINTS and SHORTCUTS about how to use my computer(s)
    to make life easier here.

    And THANKS! for all of the GOOD non-computer IDEAS I've found in other
    Echo's that I read, such as: Amateur Radio, Bible, Doctor Who, Space, etc.

    I enjoy being able to learn and share what I read in BBS Messages.

    THANKS!

    73 de Ed W9ODR . .



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  • From Holger Granholm@2:20/228 to Ed Vance on Fri Nov 16 09:27:00 2018
    In a message on 11-15-18 Ed Vance said to All:

    GE Ed,

    I enjoy being able to learn and share what I read in BBS Messages.

    Your message sounded to me as a thanks and farewell to Fidonet.


    73 de Sam, OH0NC

    aka Holger


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  • From Ed Vance@1:2320/105 to Holger Granholm on Sat Nov 17 14:50:00 2018
    11-16-18 09:27 Holger Granholm wrote to Ed Vance about Re: Thank You!
    Howdy! Holger,

    @MSGID: <5BEFF4F2.1937.amtradio@capitolcityonline.net>
    In a message on 11-15-18 Ed Vance said to All:

    GE Ed,

    I enjoy being able to learn and share what I read in BBS Messages.

    Your message sounded to me as a thanks and farewell to Fidonet.

    I'll have to look at My post again to see if it looks like that to Me.
    Didn't mean to suggest Fidonet (or BBSing) not being useful.

    Some time ago You mentioned to Me about using the Mouse on Your lap,
    placed on something (Clipboard?).

    I've been using a Book that's 28mm x 21mm on My lap for some time since
    You mentioned how You use Your Mouse.

    THANK YOU!, doing that method has made life easier for Me now.

    I hadn't found my ROUNDTUIT to write a Thank You message to You about
    having a book on my lap to Mouse around until today.

    I Like It!

    73 de Ed W9ODR . .


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  • From Holger Granholm@2:20/228 to Ed Vance on Sun Nov 18 12:15:00 2018
    In a message on 11-17-18 Ed Vance said to Holger Granholm:

    GD Ed,

    Your message sounded to me as a thanks and farewell to Fidonet.

    I'll have to look at My post again to see if it looks like that to
    Me. Didn't mean to suggest Fidonet (or BBSing) not being useful.

    Oh no, just like you was leaving Fidonet.

    Some time ago You mentioned to Me about using the Mouse on Your lap,
    placed on something (Clipboard?).

    I didn't suggest 'on the lap' but at the height of your lap.

    For instance: All my stationary machines stand on the floor and the top
    is abt 55 cm above the floor (2 feet minus 2 inches). On the top lays
    the mouse mat.

    THANK YOU!, doing that method has made life easier for Me now.

    OK.


    CU AGN, Sam, OH0NC

    aka Holger


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  • From Ed Vance@1:2320/105 to Holger Granholm on Mon Nov 19 22:40:00 2018
    11-18-18 12:15 Holger Granholm wrote to Ed Vance about Re: Thank You!
    Howdy! Again Holger,

    @MSGID: <5BF297FC.1939.amtradio@capitolcityonline.net>
    In a message on 11-17-18 Ed Vance said to Holger Granholm:

    GD Ed,

    Your message sounded to me as a thanks and farewell to Fidonet.

    I'll have to look at My post again to see if it looks like that to
    Me. Didn't mean to suggest Fidonet (or BBSing) not being useful.

    Oh no, just like you was leaving Fidonet.

    NOT EVER!!!!!!!!

    I've been hooked on BBSing since I got the C=64 in early 1984.
    This BBS has FidoNet Echoes and also has Echoes from Mystic, Dove, GT Power and the iLink Networks.

    Lots of interesting information.

    Before 1984, I logged on a couple of 2 Meter Amateur Radio RTTY BBS's.
    One was ran on an Apple ][ PC and the other on an Atari 400(or 800) PC.

    I used an Netronics Ascii/Baudot Video Board and their Keyboard on 20M HF
    and 2M VHF w/ a home brew 555 AFSK Keyer and a home brew RTTY Demodulator.

    The first HF RTTY QSO I made on 20M was on W1AW's Bulletin Frequency.

    After the Bulletin session ended I type CQ and had a short QSO with a HAM
    using a KIM-1 Computer iirc.

    I had thought there would be other Hams listening to those RTTY Bulletin,
    and that would be a good time of day to try out My RTTY setup on HF.

    Some time ago You mentioned to Me about using the Mouse on Your lap, placed on something (Clipboard?).

    I didn't suggest 'on the lap' but at the height of your lap.

    O.K. Duh. Memory - My PC has it, I don't. .... ..

    For instance: All my stationary machines stand on the floor and the top
    is abt 55 cm above the floor (2 feet minus 2 inches). On the top lays
    the mouse mat.

    This XP box is 15" tall but is on a stand with wheels which makes it
    18" abt 45 cm above the floor.

    Ye old 486 is 25" above the floor.

    Both of those PC's are in a corner of the room, a desk is on one side and
    at a right angle is another desk for my Printer/Scanner AIO.

    Those PC's are kinda hid where I could't use a mouse as You do on them.

    I take the book off of my lap and put the Keyboard on my lap when I type.

    I guess that's the only exercise I get in this room - swapping the Book I
    use the Mouse on, and getting the Keyboard when I want to type something.

    THANK YOU!, doing that method has made life easier for Me now.

    OK.


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  • From Holger Granholm@2:20/228 to Ed Vance on Tue Nov 20 11:50:00 2018
    In a message on 11-19-18 Ed Vance said to Holger Granholm:

    GE Ed,

    Oh no, just like you was leaving Fidonet.

    NOT EVER!!!!!!!!

    This BBS has FidoNet Echoes and also has Echoes from Mystic, Dove,
    GT Power and the iLink Networks.

    OK so you are well setup then and don't miss ham radio too much, hi.

    Before 1984, I logged on a couple of 2 Meter Amateur Radio RTTY
    BBS's.

    I haver never been hooked to RTTY even though I ran RTTY on a DXpedition
    to Market Reef (OJ0) but it was with borrowed gear.

    I didn't suggest 'on the lap' but at the height of your lap.

    O.K. Duh. Memory - My PC has it, I don't. .... ..

    This XP box is 15" tall but is on a stand with wheels which makes it
    18" abt 45 cm above the floor.

    My previus BBS machine ran on the operating desk with the screen/keybd
    on the bookshelf beside and the mouse mat on an old IBM machine adjacent

    The new machine is a tower that is lower than the IBM on edge but below
    it are a couple of metal boxes and on top a CD/DVD cabinet that raises
    the height to 21.5" for the mouse mat.

    Both of those PC's are in a corner of the room, ......

    I want to get at the UBS connectors on the machine without having to
    creep on the floor or behind the machine.

    I take the book off of my lap and put the Keyboard on my lap when I
    type.

    I guess that's the only exercise I get in this room - swapping the
    Book I use the Mouse on, and getting the Keyboard when I want to

    I get my exercise by going outdoors a couple of hours biking, skiing or
    a scandinavian pole walk.

    THANK YOU!, doing that method has made life easier for Me now.

    Glad you are happy with your solution.


    GN es CU AGN, Sam, OH0NC

    aka Holger


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  • From Holger Granholm@2:20/228 to Ed Vance on Wed Nov 21 09:13:00 2018
    In a message on 11-20-18 Holger Granholm said to Ed Vance:

    Hi Ed,

    I want to get at the UBS connectors on the machine without having to
    creep on the floor or behind the machine.

    Of course I ment USB connectors!


    73 de Sam, OH0NC

    aka Holger


    .. We put the psycho in psychobiology.
    -- MR/2 2.30


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  • From Ed Vance@1:2320/105 to Holger Granholm on Thu Nov 22 17:07:00 2018
    11-21-18 09:13 Holger Granholm wrote to Ed Vance about Re: Thank You!
    Howdy! Holger,

    @MSGID: <5BF68C81.1942.amtradio@capitolcityonline.net>
    In a message on 11-20-18 Holger Granholm said to Ed Vance:

    Hi Ed,

    I want to get at the UBS connectors on the machine without having to
    creep on the floor or behind the machine.

    Of course I ment USB connectors!

    Sure, I knew what You meant.
    I make Typos frequently.

    My XP desktop pc has 2 USB ports on the front and several on the back.

    I have a A.C. Powered USB Hub connected to one of the USB ports on the back.

    I wanted a Powered Hub so that all of the USB thingy I plugged into it
    would get all of the current they need to operate.

    I have the Hub on top of the desktop pc and use a Velcro Pad between it and
    the pc to keep the Hub from moving around.

    73 de Sam, OH0NC

    aka Holger


    .. We put the psycho in psychobiology.
    -- MR/2 2.30

    I wondered if psychobiology was a 'real word' and learned it is.

    Here is the Definition the free version of WordWeb Dictionary has for it:

    Science of interpreting psychological phenomena in terms of adaptation to biological and environmental factors

    73 de Ed W9ODR

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  • From Daryl Stout@1:19/33 to ED VANCE on Thu Nov 22 21:01:00 2018
    Ed,

    I make Typos frequently.

    I never make typos...my keyboard gets drunk. :P

    Daryl

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  • From Holger Granholm@2:20/228 to Ed Vance on Fri Nov 23 11:32:00 2018
    In a message on 11-22-18 Ed Vance said to Holger Granholm:

    GE Ed,

    My XP desktop pc has 2 USB ports on the front and several on the
    back.

    I have 3 USB ports available on the back and one internal on the card
    that can be connected to the front.

    I have a A.C. Powered USB Hub connected to one of the USB ports on
    the back.

    I don't but that is an opportunity if I want.

    I wanted a Powered Hub so that all of the USB thingy I plugged into
    it would get all of the current they need to operate.

    Well, I don't have such power hungry appliances except a 3.5" floppy
    drive that doesn't write unless it's attached when the machine is on.

    I have the Hub on top of the desktop pc and use a Velcro Pad between
    it and the pc to keep the Hub from moving around.

    Thanks for the tip. I may use it.


    GN es 73 de Sam, OH0NC

    aka Holger


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