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When Commodore released a $100 modem in January of 1982, the BBS world exploded. At a time when 99% of consumers had never heard the word modem, that price was trully amazing.
see: http://www.commodore.ca/gallery/adverts ... _may83.jpg
In case you care, Micheal Tomczyk, Jack Tramiels right hand man in the early 80's, takes most of the Commodore credit for pushing the development on this item. see: http://www.commodore.ca/history/people/ ... omczyk.htm
http://www.commodore.ca/products/vic20/ ... vic-20.htm
You may find this 1986 Buyers Guide to Modems to be useful if you want to get your machine 'on-line' http://www.commodore.ca/gallery/magazin ... _Mar86.jpg
Corporately, Commodore was the first Computer company to support a BBS system with its Commodore Information Network (which I think was merged into Compuserve, which was merged in AOL, which is about to be merged into a big black hole).
Ok, enough with the blah blah blah... well THERE BACK BABY!!!!
Our friend Wiskow, is going to post information on his BBS in this forum and moderate what goes on in it... so BE NICE... I here it is ex-millitary and he will kick your butt if you annoy him
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