BBS card, ISA8bit multi serial, 4 channels

Wayne S wayne.sudol at
Thu Nov 1 12:44:26 CDT 2018

A company i worked for bought a small healthcare "utilization review" company in  the @1983 and they had 5 pc's with just that configuration with contractor written software. We replaced it with a Microvax II.

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On Nov 1, 2018, at 10:29, Fred Cisin via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:

>>> We had those in every PC in the office.
>>> Made PCs suddenly useful ;-)
>> On Thu, 1 Nov 2018, Grant Taylor via cctalk wrote:
>> Can I ask what you were doing that needed more than two serial ports? Especially "every PC in the office".
>> I can see a few special purpose computers.  But I can't imagine a use case for having them in every PC.
> You put one into each of five computers, then you arrange them in a pentagram, with ten null-modem cables.
> Then you write software to make your net work.
> Or summon the dark overlord.

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