[amsat-bb] Looking for OLD (really old) Ham-related software
ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 22:31:56 UTC 2016
In the small world department, it turns out that a fellow Ham club
member and I were both part of the original Homebrew Computer Club back
in the 70's. We thought it might be fun to have a demo at one of the
Ham club meetings of some of the old hardware running something
ham-related, just for fun.
I have an "MAI Jolt", a 6502 / TIM system that I built in 1976, and just
got it running again. 12K of memory, TV Typewriter, paper tape reader.
CPU runs at a blazing 750 khz. Plays Hunt the Wumpus perfectly. Yes,
folks, computing in the AM Broadcast band was never better.
What I need now is some software (besides HtW) to run on it. This is
NOT a C-64 or Apple-II; they have the same CPU chip, but different
memory map and I/O. Besides the raw CPU itself, I also have a copy of
Tom Pitman's Tiny Basic that also appears to run. The usual Google
searches have come up either empty or with broken links to places like
Anybody have anything TIM or Tiny Basic compatible that they can share
or point me to?
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