[amsat-bb] Looking for OLD (really old) Ham-related software

Jay Mail sqrtofone at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 7 02:52:54 UTC 2016

If a link is broken, you could always try to look for it or other material on archive.org.

Here's a link to a national semiconductor manual for tinybasic, for example.


Jay Cox KG5BZW

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> On Oct 6, 2016, at 5:31 PM, Greg D <ko6th.greg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> 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
> GeoCities.
> Anybody have anything TIM or Tiny Basic compatible that they can share
> or point me to?
> Thanks,
> Greg  KO6TH
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