Modems & Xerox

Mike Loewen mloewen at
Thu Feb 1 20:39:07 CST 2018

On Thu, 1 Feb 2018, Murray McCullough via cctalk wrote:

> I started accessing BBSs back in the early 70s with a 300 baud modem.
>> From there it went to 1200; 2400; 9600; 28.8K and 56Kilobaud. All on
> dialup! Now at 5 Mbits/sec. here in Ontario. An American friend has
> 250Mb/s download. Yikes!  The classic computer era taught us patience
> didn?t it? BTW, one had to have a private phone line not a party line
> for a modem to work. Making our hobby more expensive!

    What sort of BBS were you accessing in the early '70s?

Mike Loewen				mloewen at
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