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computer when he read about Info complete Integrated Software
Designs'Negotiation Edge.'" He'd Series for accounting:
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tomer relationships. agement report, including financial age cost, three retail prices, reserva payroll journals. (Interfaces with
After the sales executive has com statements and trial balances. This tions, economic order quantity and General Ledger for automated
pleted the self-assessment and the integrated program maintains pre re-order levels. Processes stock postings.)
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26 Making the Video 74 Add Elegance to Your
Connection Program Listings
Couple your Commodore with a VCR to Clarify your program listings by inserting
personalize and jazz up your videotapes. uniform spacing between words, numbers
By Erv'm Hobo and symbols.
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34 Commodore Carousel
Open up exciting avenues in education and 84 R UNs Great Communicator
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-Runterm Plus
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44 The Creative Computer By Robert Sims
This is one mail's story of how he used his
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By Andrew Colin
100 Auto-Run
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48 Pulsing Pictures programs immediately after you load them.
Put some movement into your screen liy Alejandro Kapauan
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graphics animation program.
H\ George Trepai 104 A-Maze-ing WordJumbler
Juggle the letters iu the maze to spell a word
and have fun.
56 Telecommunications. .. By Penny DeOrqff

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The Knowledge Index 126 Software Buyer's Guide
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6 RUNNING 120 Commodore 150 How to Type
Ruminations Clink; In Listings
Good news for the A question s-and-answers
home market. column to help you aid
your ailing computer. 151 RUN Amok
8 Magic
Hints and lips that let 136 Hardware 151 Coming
you perform computing Gallery Attractions
wizardry. Cartridge Expander
HomeWriler 10
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Gallery 140 Mail RUN
White Lightning
Winter Games
Stunt Flyer 142 RUN's 1985
1541 Disk Drive Index
Program Alignment A complete listing of all
Project Space Station articles and reviews
"I'lie Original Boston published last year.
Computer Diet
Success with Algebra
Series 148 New Products
116 The Resource
Welcome to RUN'S new
education column, which
addresses both parents Page 44
and teachers about using
computers in the

A Shot in the Ann enter 1986, we will continue to he the only Commo

We are witnessing a flurry of activity in the telecom dore-specific magazine with a monthly telecommunica
munications field thai marks an exciting spread of interest tions column.
We have also been actively involved in discussions with
in this dimension of home computing.
Sure, telecommunications capability has been around these electronic networks regarding the use o£RUN ma
(or several years, but il has only recently reached the terial on these systems. RUN is currently represented on

poini where ii is the fastest-growing application For home Viewtron, American Videotex! Services and Quantum-

computers, Each day, hundreds of computer users are Link, and ii is our aim thai RUN will be represented on
discovering the world of telecommunications, and major any and all major national networks in the near future.
companies are counting on this spark of excitement to As more services become available for telecommuters,
ignite renewed interest In the home-computer market. the home-computer market will continue to develop and
The competition among the various electronic infor grow. We contend that telecommunications will give the
mation networks to service this burgeoning field is heal industry a much-needed shot in the arm.
ing it]), as major companies establish an on-line presence. Also, the Introduction of (be CM28 will provide aid in
For example, within the past few months, we've seen the development of [he telecommunications field. Its
such heavyweights as General Kleciric and Knight-Ridder 80-Column features, CI'/M mode, capacity to handle faster
enter the telecom inimical ions field with their own on-line baud rates and increased memory Storage arc all features
services—GEnie and Viewtron, respectively. Also, Com thai make the C*128 an advanced telecommunications
modore has severed its association with the popular machine.
CompuServe network to set up its own network with db

QuantumLink. And there are over a half-dozen other

Wanted: Articles on Disk
online services from which to choose.
There are several reasons why telecommunications has For those of you anxiously wailing to break into the
become such an attraction: big time by being published in RUN, here's a bit of news
1. Computer users arc more serious about applications; dial will improve your chances. When you send us your
they want their machines to do more than just play games. article submission, make sure you include both your pro
2. Selling up a computer system for telecommunica gram and manuscript on disk. This will facilitate the

tions is relatively inexpensive. Users need only add ter preparation of your article for publication. Also include
minal software and ;i modem to gel on-line. a printout of your program listing and article.
:i. The information and services offered by on-line It doesn't matter whai wind processor you've used lo
networks are varied and plentiful. generate the text. We are able to read most commonly
■I. Electronic information services are convenient and available word processors for the C-til and C-128.
easy to use. The services offered allow you to interact Consider this an invitation to share your knowledge
with other compute]' users and to access information and and computing experiences with thousands of other (lorn-
perform chores from the comfort of your own home. modore users.

With more computers entering the home and people To give you an idea of what kinds of articles we're
discovering on-line networks, more and more services are looking for and to lake you step by siep through the
being offered—at-home shopping and banking, trivia process of preparing your article for submission, we pro
games, college courses, library information services, spe vide the RUN author's guidelines (newly revised).
cial areas of interest to programmers, musicians, artists For your free copy, send a self-addressed stamped
and Others, and much, much more. envelope to:

For over a year now, RUN iias kepi a close watch on Author's Guidelines
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Production/Advertising Supervisor PROGRAM SPECIFICATIONS
RUN Magazine. June 1985
Rosalyn Scribner
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package I've worked with."
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a cartridge, a diskette, a backup, and
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are good pieces of software, but are
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Compiled by LOUIS F. SANDER

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This month, 'is USUal, magician readersfrom around the world

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So, please be careful when working with this program. be used to load a C-128 program from disk and to run
After you type ii in, lest it to be certain you haven't made it automatically:
any disastrous errors. Save several programs on a newly KUN "prognunname"
formatted <iisk, then scratch and resurrect them one by This does everything you need.
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to invite corruption (though sometimes it's a risk worth prevents insertion of the PaperClip (C-64 version) dongle
taking). And since the names of scratched files can du and olher similar copy-protection plugs.
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in choosing the file lo imscratch. The safest procedure sory at a local discount store. The accessory is a Y cable-
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• Make a backup copy of the disk you want to work with, on an Atari video game. When the Y cable is plugged
then set it aside. into the C-128, the dongle can easily be inserted into
• Unscratch the file from the original disk, then load it either of its female connectors.
and check to see that it's really the one you want. Others have made extensions from die subminiature
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knowledge of soldering and other expertise.
ll you type the program correctly and use it with cau
tion, 1 Fnscratcb can be your closest friend in times of real Harold Gatli
distress. Use it wisely and well, and remember where you Brownsville, PA
got il.
100 PRINT"(SHFT CLR)UNSCRATCH - LUKE HESTER Shifted run/stop—On most Commodore com
puters, when you press these keys in combination, you're
110 DIMBL$<255):TR=18:SE=1:OPEN2,8,15:OPEN1
D ■> " u" prompted with "Press Play on Tape." (The computer is
120 PRINT#2,"U1:2,"8,TR,SE:FORP=0TO255:GET# living to load and run the next program on the cassette.)
1,BL$(P):NEXTP If you hit the keys by mistake (not an uncommon event),
130 NT=ASC{BL$(0)+CHR${0)):NS=ASC{BL$(1 )+CH you can correct your error by pressing the stop key.
R$<0}):NM=1:FORFI=2TO255STEP32 On the C-128, however, pressing shifted run/stop loads
140 FORPN=3TO18:IFBL$(FI+PN)=""THEN190
and runs the first program on your disk, without pausing
:IFASC(BL$(FI)+CHR${0) ) O0TJ1EN190
for additional action. If you accident ally hit those keys,
160 INPUT"UNSCRATCH<3 SPACEs)N{3 CRSR LFs)" whatever is in memory will immediately be overwritten
;Q$:IFLEFT$(Q$,1)="N"THEN190 by the new program coming in from disk! If the over
170 NM=0:PRINT"FILE TYPES: 1=SEQ(2 SPACEs)2 written program was a valuable one you had noi yet saved,
=PRG{2 SPACEs)3=USR(2 SPACES)<UREL" you'll be annoyed, to say the least.
You can guard against this disaster by placing a se
quential file first on your disk. Since the computer cannot
190 NEXTFI:IFNM=1THEN210 load it, it can't overwrite any programs. You can put such
200 FORP=0TO255:PRINT#2,"B-P:"2,P:PRINT#1,B a file on a newly formatted disk by executing this tine
L$(P);:NEXTP:PRINT#2,"U2:2,"0,TR,SE OPEN 2,H,'2."]NSURAN(;E.5.W" : CLOSES
210 IFNT=0ANDNS=255THEN230
220 TR=NT:SE=NS:GOTO120 Another, less automatic, way of having (his insurance
230 CL0SE1:PRINT#2,"V0":CLOSE2:END is to leave your disk's door open.

Luke Mcster Bruce Jaeger

Colliers, WV St. Paul, MN

$293 C-128 bell—You can ring the bell on your C-128 $297 C-128 MIDS feature—In C-12H mode. MID$ has a
by executing wonderful but undocumented feature: You can use it to
1'KINI <;HUS(7) replace characters in one string with those from another!
111 /RUN |MJUARVB86 Continued on p. IK).
Circle 47 on Hondor SflrvJco card.

This Is the most SUPERBOWL SUNDAY This program Is Great game!

interesting football Is a great game. fantastlcll Chuck Shea
game I have seen. Rick Bray Chris Calkins Las Vegas, NV
Howard Boldebuck Eugene, Oregon Seffner, FL
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Police Coaches disk to
Very good game. Excellent quality — OK. create teams; great
Thank you for the Mike Trimarco Michael Zoyrko teams from past — not
great game, with Franklin Pork, IL Neah Bay, WA Super Bowl; college
printer options. USAF teams.
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SUPER BOWL SUNDAY Very realistic, would

Is a very enjoyable like other sports.
game. N. Sideratos

Charles M. Bolton Brooklyn, New York
Jacksonville, Arkansa Student
US Air Force
A great game.
Excellent game. Best
if you can prove that any of the Derek Aiello
sports simulation I've testimonials shown here are not true Warminster, PA
seen. or have been altered in any way! Student
Richard G. Miller
Duluth, Georgia Q One of the very best
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Finally a good The best game you've Jeffrey D. Ma I ley
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The game is
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printer options. Engineer I was wondering if you
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that allows me to Peabody, MA
This game is fun to create teams. Student
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Arlington, Texas Good concept and
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is the "BEST" football Patrick K. Morlarty
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Student Very realistic
simulation with
Good gomes — would excellent graphics.
like good baseball Jay Hertel
Available now on diskette for tne Commodore' 64/128 Sterling, Illinois
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Season disks (where you can re-create an entire season)
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Sates Manager These type of games
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Compiled by SUSAN TANONA

Interest Group, called I'lG Forth, Now, for the bad news: While I
while adding extensions for the gen didn't find any bugs in While Light

eration of sophisticated graphics and ning itself, I (lid identify a few
SOUnd. A powerful set of extensions, problems.
called Ideal (Interrupt Driven Ex My biggest complaint is the lack of
A Graphics-Development tendable Animation Language), pro a source listing for the White Light
System Based vides for the easy implementation of ning demo. A listing of the program
inlcrrupt-driven programs. A pro would be a very good tutorial, but no
On Forth
gram thai plays theme music or lines of source code are provided on
scrolls a background can run inde the disk. The only way to see exam
Anyone who's done any pro pendently of the program control ples of code is to list the Basic Light
gramming in machine or assem ling [he movement of the players. ning demo program and translate it
bly language can testify to the Timing problems are often much eas into White Lightning, since the de
frustrations inherent in working at ier to handle if a program is inter mos are nearly identical. The White
such a low level. Unfortunately, rupt-driven. Along with numerous Lightning version simply runs faster.
graphics-intensive programs on the Other functions, Ideal also includes I would also like [o see the source
(Mi4 arc abysmally slow iri Basic. One tools for manipulating software listing lor the Ideal commands and
ol the low alternatives is a high-level sprites (these can he up to six screens other extensions as well, but reali/.e
language called Forth, which can wide), plotting lines and polygons, why Oasis would be reluctant to give
achieve a significant fraction of ma creating windows, and putting text them away. Like most Forth program
chine-language speed, while provid in a hi-rcs screen. mers, 1 dislike the kind of program
ing a much friendlier programming ming that lets you feed a function an
environment. argument and gel back a result with
While Lightning, frmii Oasis Soft out having any idea of what hap
ware, Is billed as a "high-level graph pened in between.
ics-development system," and is Report Card Another indication of the compa
based on Forth. It provides many ny's protective attitude is the paper on
powerful tools for generating graph Superb! which the manuals are printed. Rather
An exceptional program tluu
ics and animation on the (".■(>■! and than protect the disk, they've printed
ouuhinea all others.
is capable of producing impressive the manuals on paper tinted a partic
Very Good.
results. ularly noxious shade of orange-red,
Onr of the belter program)
Software created with While Light ;iv;iihthlf in Its CEttCffDTYi A WOF
which is supposed 10 prevent photo
ning can be run without it and mar ■li' iililiii:>n to yom software copying. Perhaps it would foil some
keted without any restrictions. Also library, copy machines, but the only rca! result
included in the package is an extended Good. of their effort is eyestrain for anyone
Basic called Basic Lightning, which du Lives up lo iis liillin^. N» has- who purchases the product.
lies, headachea or disappoint- I was also disappointed with the
plicates the capabilities of While
menu here.
Lightning ai a lower level of perfor lack of an assembler, which is a nor
Mediocre. mal part of almost all Forth imple
mance. Basic Lightning programs re
There are tome problems with
quire thai Basic Lightning be loaded mentations, and the very small
ihis program. There are betid
before they can be run. Both disk on tin- market editor. Also, besides being extremely
and tape versions of While Lightning complicated and difficult to under
and Basic Lightning are provided in stand, [he sprite editor included in
Substandard, wlih many prob
the same package. lems. Should br deepstxedl the package is written in Basic Light
while Lightning closely follows ning and its performance sutlers as
the standard established by the Forth a result.
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That you can always improve your

score {unless you're always a perfeci
10) or try different movements or
combinations of movements makes
the game more interesting and en
joyable. The novelty of a game whose
options are quickly and easily ex
hausted soon wears thin.
Winter (James provides well-writ
ten documentation thai is easy to un
derstand. The game's features are
explained, along will) instructions on
how to participate in eacii event and
how you can acquire the highest
score. There is even a short bin in
formative explanation ol'how winter
sports began.
Ultimately, Winter Games is just
plain fun. And its sound and graph
ics, which certainly win a gold medal,
greatly contribute to the game's en
tertaining quality.
Moving the little figure skater
around the rink, urging her into dou
ble axel jumps, sit spins, whatever, is
Aside from its few drawbacks. bobsled, figure skating, freestyle skat fun (though you may not think so
While Lightning is a high-perfor ing, hotdog aerials, speed skating and when you become a serious compet

mance development system. Buying the biathlon (cross-country skiing itor). And watching her fall is, I'm

a graphics-development system for and rifle shooting). sorry, amusing.

your C-64 won't make you a games You may compete with the com In the hotdog aerials, sending the

designer, but you can certainly ben puter (a surprisingly fit opponent) or tiny skier flipping through the air
efit from the application of tools such with iij) to seven other players,Those and landing,plop, every which way in
the snow, is also, I'm sorry, funny.
as While Lightning. (Oasis Software, of you in less than tip-top shape may
377 Oyster Point Blvd., South San Fran practice all the events as much as And it's satisfying and oddly thrill
cisco, CA 94080. O64/S49.95 tape, disk.) necessary, lest you shame your coun ing lo move your skier effortlessly
try with a shoddy performance. from a back scratch into a back flip
Jon Bryan
Most events are accompanied by up- and have him land on his feel to the
Albuquerque, NM
beat music, and all events feature sweet sound of applause and whistles.
finely detailed graphics. The biathlon Who knows.. .All this vicarious ac
isn't the most exciting event (I like the tivity might even inspire you to jump

Winter Games bobsled and the hotdog aerials), but its on your snow saucer and do a little
setting, which consists of snowy ter sliding. lEpyx, 1043 Kiel Court, Sun
rain, mountains, pine trees, a gurgling nyvale, CA 94089. C64/S29.95 disk.)
This May Not Be an river under a wooden bridge and blue Marilyn Annucci
Olympic Year, but You Can skies dappled with white clouds, is RUN staff
pleasantly picturesque.
Still Go for the Gold
A consistent part of each selling is

No twisted knees or swollen feet.

the audience, which will whistle and
applaud you if you scores 10. (It's nice
Stunt Flyer
No frostbite. No landing on to have fans, even if they do exist only
your head. No years of gruel ing train on disk.) This Flight Simulator
ing. JuSI the possibility of bringing The variables on which scores are Lets You Perfect
home the gold For you and your coun based differ according to the event. In
Those Loops and Rolls
try. In short, the occasional thrill of the skating and hntdog aerial events,
victory, with no agony. your SCOFe is based on style and diffi
To qualify for Kpyx Software's Win culty (there are several maneuvers you So, you've flown the F-15 Strike
ter Games, you need only one or two may perform). In (he biathlon and Eagle and Flight Simulator II.
joysticks and a competitive spirit bobsled, your score is based on the You consider yourself good. But has
(though quick hand-eye coordination speed of your performance. In the ski anyone ever shown you just what you
is helpful). jump, points are awarded according to look like up in the air?
Six events are offered: ski jump, distance and form. Stunt Flyer will do just that, and,


You've captured the gold in Summer action with the joystick, animating your
Games* and Summer Games IP1. Now player for style and rhythm. You choose
it's on to the Winter Games] And what the country you want to represent.
an incredible setting—a completely Listen to its national anthem. Then it's
realistic winter wonderland featuring practice, training and learning a win
seven action-packed events. ning strategy for each event. Now the
At the Ski Jump you control your Opening Ceremony and the competi
form in mid-air, knees straight, leaning tion begins—against your friends or
forward. Hot Dog Aerials challenges the computer. Will you be the one who
your courage and your sense of humor. takes the gold at the Awards Ceremony?
In Figure Skating you leap into Double Will your name be etched amongst the
and TViple Lutz jumps—now the crowd World Record holders?
with a perfect Camel into a Sit Spin. The quest for the gold continues...
It's timing and style that counts. Free And its all here—the strategy, the v spcnjJIt pijrl^cil l>nes fcji ilrtjjl*

Skating lets you choreograph your own challenge, the competition, and hlW n I«G IXr.

routines. In Speed Skating it's you pageantry of Winter Games! nUfilr il r Jr' 1.17 J! r J J.-1 '.-r\

against a fellow speed demon—the • PPLE CMflll

fastest human beings on level earth!
And the ISobsled—still faster as you fly
around hairpin turns, leaning hard to
stay in the tube. Finally the Biathlon,
the ultimate challenge to your endur
ance in cross-country skiing and
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All of this fun and excitement is
easy to leam and play. You control the Strategy Gamesfor theAction-GamePlayer
Circle 12 on Reader Service card.
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until you really learn to fly, your ego

is going to take a beating from it.
This simulator also just might
teach you to fly. The manual is the
best tutorial I've seen on the aero
dynamics of flight.
The manual fully illustrates such
stunts as rolls, loops and Immel-
manns, and tells you what to do with
the controls at each point in the ma
neuver. Read il carefully: It's like be
ing in ground school and there will
be a lest.
From the main menu you may
choose to watch an air show, fly freely
or perform a stuot. lloth joystick and
keyboard may be used to control your
If you decide to perform a stum,
you're presented with another menu
from which you may choose one of
about 15 classic moves. Select one
and you're on your way.
Your view is out of the cockpit,
looking at a green landscape thai is
sketched with mediocre graphics.
The instrument panel is drawn much accomplishes its goal, which is to pro commercial software, you may al
better than the landscape and con vide you with new challenges. Al ready be there.
tains a few gauges you may never though you'll be humbled by the There's little solace in knowing thai
have seen on other flight simulators. instant replay feature, it's the saving you're not die only person to suffer
You can choose to review your grate of the game and the feature this particular type ol problem. How
completed stunt and watch your per that will make you determined to try ever, there is reason to cheer. You can
formance from outside the plane as it again and get il right. (Sierra, I'O realign a balky drive ai home (il lakes
a ground observer would see it. Box 485, Coarsegold, CA 9361-1. C64/ only an hour or two) and gel right back
Without this instant replay feature, $24.95 disk.) to your computing.
Stunt Flyer would he only a mediocre CSM's 1541 Disk Drive Alignment
Ervin Bobo
simulator. With that feature, it be Program walks you, step by slep,
St. Peters, MO
comes a constant challenge as you try through the alignment process. All
to improve your performance and bel you need are a few screwdrivers, a
ter your score. (Judges evaluate your little time and patience, and the cour
performance and award points age to open up your disk drive.
Following instructions in the 18-
In the competiiion section of the page manual, you learn to disassemble
game, you put together your own se ihe drive (remove 12 screws), check
ries of stunts, save them to disk, and Disk Drive and adjust the molor speed, check
then enter them in Sierra's Stunt alignment ami make the adjustments
Flyer Contest
and try for the big
Alignment Program necessary lo return your 1541 drive to
peak operating condiiion.
The program's graphics are only The manual is adequately illus
adequate in execution, and the crash This Package Lets You trated and the directions are easy lo
scene—you'll probably see a lot of Diagnose and Cure Your understand. While (he hazard is min
this—is a static rendering that looks imal, the author is to he commended
Drive's Alignment Woes
as if it were lifted oul of a coloring for clearly pointing oul the potential
book. Sound is limited to the buz/ing danger of working on a device with
of your engine, and (he instant replay If you use software with a copy exposed 117-volt wiring.
feature isn't really instant, for it re protection scheme involving in CSM provides two disks. One con-
quires disk access to put your moves tentional read errors that produce a lains the alignment progTam that op
and gyrations into coherent form. rattling sound when loading, you're erates the drive during lesiing. The
(However, we can't blame Sierra for probably on the road to disk drive other is a precisely recorded calibra
slow disk access.) alignment problems. If you have tion disk ihat provides the standard
Even with ihese faults, Stunt Flyer trouble loading programs, especially to which youi drive will lie aligned.
16/ RUN JANUARY 1986
: .


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are fully inregrared software programs This package offers a unique
designed to manoge your dara so you method of verifying alignment; iliis
can whip ihousandi of nomes ond method can also be used to monitor
numbers into shape. your drive's performance and alert
you lo future alignment problems be-
Use the word processor ro move o
Fore they interfere with the smooth
paragraph or transfer rex! from file to
file. You con even generore o (orm ond operation of your software.
customize ir by meigmg inlormarion from This alignment check causes the
rhe file manager or by merging 1541 to read and write to several tracks
spreadsheet numbers. and seciors on the calibration disk.
The total time required to accomplish
Monitor your budget, cosh flow, ond invesr-
this task is computed and reported on
menis with rhe spreadsheet. Use it to help
plan shopping and coupon use. screen. A substantial increase in this
timing number means it's time to ad
Keep on top of appointments cnrical
just your drive's alignment.
dares and events wuh rhe
Also included are instructions for
die manager. Let it help
"The Fix," a positive method of pre-
you organize Inventories, research notes, or family
venting further alignment errors due
health records
to additional siippage of the head-po
PLUS GPAPH creates pie chorts. line graphs or bar graphs sitioning cam. Requiring further disas
to illustrate rrends. morUet share, and profitability.
sembly of the drive mechanism, diis
You'll see that rhe performance, qualiry. ond price will procedure is not for the mechanically
help you tome the facts with eose. faint of heart. It is, however, certain to
TO If A A(/""'l!>/""\ rw me 064" C 118" PknJ" onO Atari" provide a more secure repair than the
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drop of glue on the top of the offend
ing mechanism.
This procedure requires that you
drill a hole and secure the head-po
Circle 81 on Reader Service card. sitioning cam to its shaft with a steel
pin. If Commodore had built the
BACKUP 1541 with this type of construction
in the first place, alignment problems
PROTECTED SOFTWARE would probably occur less frequently
and alignment programs wouldn't be

FAST as necessary as they are.

However, since alignment woes are

with COPY II 64/128 so common, this package should

prove valuable to you. ll provides a
measure of prevention as well as a
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You've joined an elite pilots, do battle with enemy saucers and destroy enemy
Rescue Squadron, Hying to gun emplacements.
the hostile planet Fractalus We supply the Long Range Scanner, Dirac Mirror
to confront the ruthless Shield and Anti-Matter Bubble Torpedoes ... YOU
enemy Jaggies head on. supply the skill and guts! Take the challenge: The perils
The mission is a treach of Fractalus await you.
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Rescue on Fractalus! is a rescue and space action
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The Original
Computer Diet
Shed Those Extra
Pounds and Learn to
Plan a Healthy Diet

WIND: 8-15 HFH

The Original Boston Computer
Diet, written by three medical
doctors and a nutritionist, is an im
PROCEED LAUNCH pressive and useful program that will
HOLD COUKTDOWN he of interest to anyone who has ever
tried to wish off a few excess pounds.
COUHTDOHN This interactive program, origi
nally written for the IBM PC, has
been very nicely implemented on the
C-64. Crammed into almost every
available byte of RAM, this is a quick
and easy-to-use program thai will
help almost anyone plan and main
a doubt, it is the most complete sim time, seconds remaining to launch tain a sensible and healthy weight-
ulation ever devised for the C-64, and weather conditions. As in real control program.
Dcm't expect to jump into a hot life, a launch may be delayed or even The first thing that impressed me
rocket and fly by the seat of your aborted. was the program's speed. I was also
pants. In fact, this is not a flight sim What you do in orbit depends upon pleased with the heavy emphasis
ulator? rather, it is a mission simu whatever you had planned to do. You placed on proper eating habits and
lator and the mission is the most may simply be ejecting modules for fu the medical consequences of dieting.
complex ever undertaken—to build ture assembly or you may be involved The program contains ample warn
a permanent, working space station in extravehicular activity in actually as ings about dieting and excessive ex
by the turn of the century. sembling your station. ercise unless your medical condition
You begin far in advance of your NASA's planning for this project permits.
first Iliglit, in the planning Stage. spans years, and your own involve Your first session with the program
Here, you must allocate funds for ment with the simulation will take allows you to choose which of three
equipment, station modules and op days or weeks. Fortunately, you may distinct personality types will lie your
erations. As NASA does, you may save missions to disk at any stage. personal "counselor." Your counse
earn money by selling shuttle space Documentation is excellent, and lor leads you through a series ofques
to private corporations for research the manual is aided by the extensive tions about your medical history, life
projects, thus bolstering your budget tutorials within the program. Superb style and eating habits.
for future flights. graphics, with dozens of different Daily sessions for the next week
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Add sparkle and excitement to your tomer had used a word processor because he'd forgotten
the computer's ability to generate images and sound. He
videotapes with screen displaysfrom your
used it because it was a way to convey information, not
computer. This article tails you how to make knowing that what he really wanted to convey was emotion
the VCR-computer connection. and excitement.
Hut you're not going to shoot a wedding, so why bother?
l,et me <etl you a sad story.
Why put computer images on videotape? Sure, you could
Some time ago, a man came into my video store looking
tape your best game of Pac-Man and replay it whenever
for advice on how to improve his videotapes of weddings.
you fell frustrated, but there are other reasons.
Since there aren't a lot of us doing that, I was glad of a
As I indicated, 1 videotape weddings, parties, bar mil/-
chance to share some experiences and give him a few
vahs. . .anything a client will pay me to shoot. The titles
lips. After a while, he apparently decided I could be
and graphics are an extra, something the client didn't
trusted, so lie revt-aled Id me his great secret.
expect to get, something that gives my work a more
"T'm using a computer with video," he said. "I can make
professional look.
titles with it."
That look can dress up a variety of video projects.
Having just begun my own experiments wilh such ti
Maybe you want to create your own title for your vid
lling, I was more than interested.
eotape of, say, classic horror movies. Or you may want
-Really?" I asked.
to string together computer images and sequences to
"I'll show you," In- said, and proceeded to run his video
make an animated short subject. Someday, you may trans
tape, which revealed thai he had simply pointed his video
fer your family's old home movies to VCR tape. Computer
Camera at a green screen and taped such displays as:
titles and captions can do a lot to help the flow and to
Maid of Honor Kathy McCoy smooth the transition from, say, the vacation movies of
Besl Man Herbert Ross '74 10 the Christmas movie of'75,
There is a better way.
The Physical Connection
Making the video connection involves more than the
physical hookup of computer to video recorder. My cus- A direct physical connection between computer and
26 / RUN JAM'ARY 1986
video recorder leads to a sharper image with pure colors. Remove the antenna wire that's currently feeding pro
The composite video signal that would normally be in grams into your VCR and attach your computer's RF
terpreted by your monitor or CRT can instead be directly converter box in its place.
interpreted by any VCR. (Since the RK box terminates in a flat, SOO-ohm wire,
With the Commodore family of computers, you have and video recorders have a connection for a 75-olim cable,
access 10 the DIN video-out port on the rear of your an adapter may be required. These are inexpensive, and
computer. The DIN plug originally supplied with the you can get them at any radio or video shop.)
Commodore 1701 monitor (and still available in stores) The cable now connecting your VCR to your TV may-
is ideal. It terminates with two RCA plugs—one for audio, remain in place to allow you to watch as your titling is
one for video. Simply plug the one marked VIDEO into being recorded.
the video-injack on your VCR (see Photo 1). With either connection, simply bear in mind that what
Iii order to see what you're doing, you then use a cord goes into the VCR must come out to the TV or monitor.
with RCA plugs on both ends to make a connection from You're simply putting the VCR in line between computer
the VCR videO-OUt jack to the video-in jack on your and TV.
monitor. With the Commodore 1702 monitor, this is the With the VCR tuner set (and fine-tuned) to channel 3
video jack on the front, not the back. (Remember, we're (4 in some areas), you'll be able to record computer mil pul
talking aboill composite video. A VCR will neither put as easily as you record a TV program.
out nor accept an intelligent signal broken down Into Thai's the physical connection. Now whai about the
chrominance and luminance. Therefore, the three-ter mental?
minal Cable thai came with your Commodore 1701? mon
Plugging into Creativity
itor cannot he used.)
If you're using a television set as a monitor, you're The title should fit the subject, so it helps to think
using [he RF converter (hat came with your computer. about just what you are doing and plan ahead.
This is the little box that is attached to your antenna For the first binhday party of a boy who was born on
terminals. 'I'd use this on a video recorder, you must attach July 1th. I used large letters formed from reversed spaces
it to the VCR through the tuner. to write on (be screen, "Happy Birthday, Donald." The
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then cleared and weni to a large red Firecracker, of the Lilies. Get il on and get it off. Although you deserve
with a Hickeiing yellow flame. (For the Dame, 1 changed credit for what you've done, some of your audience will
the cursor to a spade symbol and allowed il lo pulse in see it as a commercial interruption.
its usual way.) After a moment, the screen border flashed Timing of your tides is important, too. A title should
rapidly through all eight colors, giving the Impression of be on the screen long enough for (he slowest reader to
an explosion, Backed up on audio with rousing martial absorb, hut no longer. Audiences get Impatient, always
music, it was an extremely effective first effort. in a hurry to see the pan where Aunt Tilly falls into the
For the sixtieth birthday of another client, I placed a punch bowl.
large 5 in the center of the screen, then had it change to Another reason for timing is sound. A musical back
10, 15, S20, etc., until 00 appeared in a larger Font After ground for your titles helps the How, and the music should
the screen cleared, I cut to a city skyline with large yellow be as appropriate as the tides. Although I have a fairly
spotlights forming a "V." "Happy Birthday, Mahlon" was good collection of records and tapes, I Find myself in
written In the sky between the cones of light, and, just creasingly being drawn to one particular piece of music,
above tl»' skyline-, fireworks made of sprites began lo for it is, in a sense, all-purpose. Starting slow and mel
flicker. ancholy, almost like a hymn, it builds to a bouncy rhythm
For i he wedding rehearsal dinner of a couple who both and crashing crescendos.
happened to be lawyers, the groom's father (also a lawyer) By working with this one song, I find it easier to pace
planned to appear in a robe and white barrister's wig my lilies and lo determine the overall length.
and elicil the usual toasts and best wishes by calling upon Lest you worry about royalties on music used for such
the guests for testimony. purposes, one of my friends who is knowledgeable about
It was an idea I liked. I opened with a gavel ihal filled legal matters tells me this does not really fit the definition
the screen, cleared and went to a bordered announcement of "public performance for profit." It is, rather, like
thai said "Rehearsal Dinner." The screen then cleared reselling a book that is then used for reading aloud Lo a
and gave the second tille card, "And Preliminary I [earing group.

of"; the screen again cleared and gave the names of the ThcC-fi4 andC-IUH have excellent graphics capabilities.
defendants—uh, I mean the bride and groom. (See Photos You may either create your own graphics or make life a
2 and 11 for samples of my efforts.) lillle easier by obtaining one of the many available graph
The principle behind [Ins project is to send an image ics software packages.
from the computer to the VCR tape, then lo the monitor. I have only a little programming ability, so ihe following
This allows you to personalize VCR Films with titles, are my favorite graphics programs:
graphics screens and other documentation.
If you're doing this kind of video tape recording profes
sionally, don't overlook the opportunity to promote your Designer's Pencil
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one of them will need my services. ming commands are bnili in and must be selected will)
Therefore, at some point, an animated "Videography joystick and fire-button. The built-in commands put an
and Graphics by F.rv Bobo" will appear, embellished by end to synlax errors, but 1 still wish I could select the
sprite drawings of a video camera and a TV set. (Inci commands from the keyboard. 1 dislike any software that
dentally, I liked my logo so much that I dumped it to a forces you to use your joystick as a mouse.
printer, look it to a stationery shop and had it reduced The redeeming quality, for purposes of this discussion,
and printed on business cards.) is in (he execution of your design. Rather than appearing
However, don't allow your logo to dominate the rest immediately before you, it is drawn by a little yellow
28 / RUN JANUARY 1986 Continued on fi. 109.
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exciting avenues in education
and home entertainment.


Picture a study carrel that contains a Commodore com mittedly, these programs were, and are, initially effective,
puter, ;i disk drive and ;i monitor. Sitting beside this is a probably because they Sparked the excitement of Some
slide projector with a small projection screen. As pictures thing new. (Such excitement was generated by the short
appear on the projection screen, a student responds t<> lived video game craze of a few years ago.) Some educators
diem by interacting with ihe- computer. As the student believe that once the initial rush of enthusiasm subsides,
progresses through the program, the slides automatically computerized instruction will be equally short-lived, and
lead his progress, changing as the program changes anil computers will begin to gather dust in classrooms.
advancing in response to the answers dial he gives i<> Instructional programs that include pictorials and
certain questions in the program. other more sophisticated graphics seem to have the mosi
In greater numbers than ever before, educators and potential for growth and survival. The future of this
home users are becoming aware of the potential of the technology lies not SO much in the Initial "gee whiz"
microcomputer as a powerful learning tool. Until re factor, but in the possibility for the inclusion ofa broader
cently, the computer was viewed as some sort of superior range of subject matter, which, by its very nature, must
calculator, scientific instrumenl or medium Tor teaching include sophisticated visual material.
computer languages. This altitude slill persists to some For example, by using texi and computer-generated
degree; however, new interactive technologies such as the graphics, it's possible to design a computer program that
video disk systems, which allow users to access visual will teach students to identify works of art, i issue samples or
material by use of the computer, are causing some edu microscope slides, However, given the amount of memory
cators lo reexamine the computer as a teaching medium. and cost involved in producing the high-resolution images
(Home users can also apply this video/computer combi [hal would be required, such a projeel is prohibitive.
nation 10 entertainmenl purposes.) This type of programming could be more easily accom
Early teaching programs, some of which are still In use, plished by using the less expensive interactive video disk
relied heavily on texl and simple graphics thai were not systems, rather than digilal graphics. However, these sys-
much more effective than simple printed workbooks. Ad lems and their software cost in excess of $40,000, an

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investment thai is often beyond the means of small schools 4. The visuals should be oi high resolution, and easy
and training centers. Given the limited number of stu to create and replace. Long hours are required for pro
dents who might benefit from tins sort of system, it might gramming any graphic, even if one uses a graphics tablet.
be difficult lo justify such an expenditure. 5. The visuals should he easy to rearrange and update.
The personnel in ilic schools ur corporations who have All of this and more can lie achieved by interfacing an
Invested heavily in interactive video disk systems know auto-advance slide projector with the computer.
that [lie programs for them are expensive. The greatest
problem, however, is the difficulty of adapting video What You'll Need
systems to individual needs and differences. Only broadly To do this, I used a (Mil computer, a 1541 disk drive,
based educational programs that allow for mass marketing a 170y color monitor and a Kodak carousel projector.
are inexpensive enough for appreciable cosi effectiveness. 1 selected this equipment because of its availability, low
One might hope for an interactive system that is simple cost, dependability and simplicitj of operation. The
and cost efficient, and that satisfies the following needs. C-64's graphics and sound capability made it preferable
1. It should be relatively inexpensive id put into place. to some other microcomputers. Another reason for choos
2. The Computer programming should be simple, ing the carousel projector is because its advance mech
straight forward and easily modified. anism is easily accessed and it is available in nearly any
:i. The visuals should occupy little memory and be school or training area.
immediately accessible, Wailing for an intricate graphic Almost anyone using a 35mm camera can easily create
to load lioin digital disk memory takes ages. the visual material required for an instructional program.
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With the amount of slide material or number of film with the projector. This is not nearly as difficult as it may
snips that can be mounted as slides, the problem ofvisuals appear. The most difficult work lies in creating the
is easily Solved. Original slides can be created from art programming.
work; non-copyrighted illustrations can be copied; and
original photography can be used. Preparing for the Connection
To write an accompanying program is easy in Basic. For those of you with RUN'S 1985 Special hsue, p. H
Must teachers can readily write programs that offer mul provides information on various connectors.
tiple-choice questions mixed with text and a few screen For those who have- some basic electronics experience.
graphics. For example, let's take a look at a possible test a good book on interfacing should provide the infor
program. (Lines 5 and 300 will be explained later.) [nation for constructing a hoard that can access the eight
.") (This line is mud iq Initialize ilit interface.)
bits of input/output data that are available through the
The first slide it tin the projection screen (Mi4's user port. To keep it simple, though, commercially
II) I'HINt "{Shifi Clear}" constructed input/output boards arc available from a
Hit HR1NT-WHICHOFTHE FOLLOWING PAINTED rHIS PICTURE?" number of suppliers who advertise in RUN.
SO PRINT "(A) DAVID (B) INGRES" Whether ihc board is a homemade or commercial item,
in 1'KIN r "(CJ POUSS1N (D) CROS" ii is the output portion of the board that controls the slide
50 PRINT "(E) NONE OF THESE" projector. This pin lion consists of a connector that makes
lid PRINT "CHOOSE ONE" contact with one of the I/O lines at the user port. A con
ductor carries information from that contact to a transis
tor. The transistor amplifies the information from the user
'.in IF AS< >"<:" i HKN GDSUB 200
port, so thai il will have1 enough Strength lo close a relay.
300 ('['his line ctinlains die subroutine for advan i in^ •'"' projector.)
(A relay is an electronically operated switch.)
We now have what is essentially a switch that can be
The utand slide appean <"i the projector serein.
opened and closed by a command from the- computer.
This is, fif course, only a simplified example. Actual More importantly, the opening and closing of the switch
programs can be far more sophisticated and complex, can be included in a program.
hut i!ie principle is the same. (Some programmers may Il is a simple matter to connect the projector-advance
prefer a Gel statement to the lupin statement in line 70.) switching circuil lo the board re-lay (see Photo 1). The
Willi the visuals and the programming accomplished, remote advance controller thai comes with Che projector
we can lake a look at the task of connecting the computer could be used, but I recommend thai you use either a
spare advance extension cord or an old slide-advance
controller. You need to obtain the proper cord and the
male connector, which plugs into the projector. Connec
Circle 2QB on Reader Service card.
tors that will fli carousel projectors are available (I gel
Now You Con AcM mine from |.T. Simpson, liSH Elizabeth St., New York, NY
ARTIFICIAL 10012), but tbc following procedure is simpler and saves
To Your Progrtirm Uimcj u Powerful Combinatio

Making the Connection

Making sure that the cord is not plugged into the
projector, cut the plastic advance controller off the cord.
Here's Tour Charue lo Profit by being on
[fan extension cord is used, cut off the female connector
the Forefront, Write 5th Generation Software (see Photos 2 and :i).
SUPIRFOBTH 64 Beginning on the cut end of the cord, strip back the
i Fdjior ■ dDK L
outside covering and find the advance conductor and iis
Wile iiond ftlenr • Uis lufciE
Liirnir Frw Program*
return. (The red wire is the advance wire and the yellow
Wnr* InlelNgenl Progiarm Fc< wire is (he return.)
j 10 to bOOi FrWfl
Connect these two wires to the output relay, so that
■ Bnl 1
when the relay closes, they will make a complete circuit
^.l|,gf hf CA Gnphlfi I/O M*rfv
h'ci vod Gtophic (see Photo ■!)■ If a commercially built board is used, you
•*f Hot- C'hI Mir» Ci.rl- lm<. *•! may wish al this time to identify and connect the slide
Hu.ic Ed.isr
Sound CeAlral projector's reverse conductor to another relay. The re
"■<■■ Ing. log. Sin Co. Inn SOB I < Eoly Ccnlrol of ell I O
verse conductor is the remaining while wire.
Now, on to programming the opening and closing of
o Brnd 350 pq MofildI the electronic switch. Line 5 in the sample program con
>«■ m am hm,

tains the commands that are necessary for initialization of

elf MVP le»ih-79 Indwilr4»r
the CIA chip—the computer's complex interface- adapter.
These commands should occur early in die program, since
3 tnii^mvd PkIuq
the projector may not advance properly il initialization
fol 111" < i.mmuiiiin-

doesn't occur before an advance is attempted.

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Grnphni I O Msdvl" ill is used rn turn them on.
The command POKE .56579.255 is used to designate
die I/O lines as output lines.
So, line "i in the sample program should appear as:
:)H I RUN [ANIMRY 1986
Technical Breakthrough #29

You're playing HitchHiker's Guide to th Freeze Frame is Cardco's greatest

Galaxy'", and you're presented with an technical breakthrough yet. It is the first
option never before revealed to the human totally transparent screen dump utility for
life form. You know, when you hit the key, Commodore computers. We mean
it's going to be gone for all eternity. What absolutely, positively, 100%
do you do? TRANSPARENT ... to any program in any
Freeze Frame! language. Period. As if that weren't enough.
It takes an instant "snapshot" of your Freeze Frame also gives you ...
screen. Dumps it to your printer, so you can ■ Cartridge-based program for instant-on
file it for future reference... and returns (with female connector for chaining
you to the game, exactly where you left off!
• Standard, Reverse, and Mirror imaging
• Multiple printer adaptability. Works on
other any printer or printer interface
Worts with... Freeze Screen
Frame Dumps
combination that emulates Commodore
1525 operation! High
Disk programs Yes Sometimes
speed options are
Cartridge programs Yes Seldom included for Epson-
All programming
compatible and
languages Yes No
Absolutely everything Yes No way

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9 POKE 56577,255: POKE 56579,255

Thi: only problem in advancing the projector is that

the advance button on most projectors must be held down
until the projector cycles. That is, the interface relay must
be held closed for a short time and then opened. This is
accomplished by the use of a For. . .Next loop.
If you assume that the relay is connected u> the com
puter through I/O line PB0, which is pin "C" of the
connector, then you can close the relay connected to I'liO
with the command. POKE 5(5577,234,
Remember, you tinned off all the output lines with the
command, PORK 56577,255. Well, you can use that same
command in open the relay.
Line 300, below, is the subroutine for closing the relay,
keeping it closed for the cycle of the projector, and then
opening the relay.
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components together for normal operation. Then, push
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the interface board's connector into the user port. (The
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This is one man's
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creatively. What's yours?


realize how that bucket of bics and

bytes, that overpriced slide rule,
could be of use to me—a fine arts
major whose problem in life was not
how to balance a checkbook elec
tronically, but, rather, bow to unleash
a creativity that clamored for expres
sion. Let me explain. ..
Ten years ago, when I became me
dia director For a hospital in Washing
ton, DC), 1 was given the task of
producing educational videotapes. By
the time I acquired the basic tools of
my trade, funds had become very tight.
My requests for new production
equipment had to compete with re
quests for medical instruments. I lost.

Making a Wish List

Operating on a restricted budget,

I could only fantasize about new ways
Several hours after the introduc and means to create videotapes thai up the narration with an occasional
could add interest and excitement to comment by a computerized voice?
tion of the home computer, I re
ceived a first-hand demonstration the process of learning. My growing 4. A wore! processor for writing and
from my friend. Richard, who "'ill wish list included: editing scripts. I'm a fast typist, bui I
1. A television title generator. Us make errors and have a short memory.
always be the first on the block to
ing rub-On instant lettering took an So why spend five minutes per mistake
own anything new. He was ;is proud
as a new papa whose offspring could eternity. wailing for the correction lluid LO dry
read, write, walk and talk at the mo 2. A graphics design computer, to and lose my next idea?"
"i. A music synthesizer. Wouldn't
ment of birth. I was polite, but not create illustrations, graphs and
it be nice to create original theme
impressed. charts—not only for video, but for
Exactly where the right half of my 35mm slides as well. and background music to edit into
brain was ai thai lime, I do not know, 3. A speech synthesizer. After all, my videotapes?
because it took me quite a while to this is the computer age; why not jazz In the world of industrial video,

4-1 / RUN JANUARY 1986

this is noi a cheap wish list. We're acquired his own computer. So that of the people some of the time. Dur
talking thousands of dollars here. I is exactly what I ditl. ing my pre-computer years, 1 did ibis
saw no point in submitting requests Within six months I had accumu on a pair of Casio synthesizers in my
for this stuff! lated a complete C-<34 system plus the office. I am now looking into I he
essential software to complete my various music software available for
hi the Meantime wish list and add some pizzazz to my die C-64.1 suspect thai I will soon be
So I bided my time, and, before i media productions. creating my own little masterpiece
knew il. the VIC-UO was introduced. To create original artwork, such as on the keyboard, in the comfort o)
At $300, it was a bargain, In spite of cartoons and illustrations, 1 chose [he my own home. The possibility that
my original skepticism, I knew intu KoalaPad with the KoalaPainter soft Beethoven might shift slightly in his
itively that this machine would some ware. For video tiding, over and above grave is not important here.
how get me out of my rut what my VIC-20 can accomplish, I se What ii important is that, for a
I quickly dumped some ol our ob lected Doodle!. This program allows relatively small investment in a home
solete audiovisual equipment and me to display fonts of various sizes computer, 1 gained the ability to do
raised the money for the VIC, know and, for charts and graphs, to combine exactly what I wanted to do ai a frac
ing that surely someone would have text with graphics. tion of the usual cost.
the software to enlarge the size of the After the artwork is created and
computer's screen text and allow me safely stored on disk, i simply carry Unleash Your Creative Spirit
to use it as a title generator. I was home a %-inch portable videocassette However, should the real point of
wrong on that count, but a few recorder, feed into it the video from this story be losi in the maze of gad-
hundred hours later I became both the Commodore, and tape a minute gels and gimmicks, lei me say that
n programmer and the proud owner or so of each illustration or title set. what we are really talking about hen-
of the necessary tilling software. The next day. the videotape is placed is not what I do for a living, but,
To this day, the sturdy little VIC into the editing deck and integrated rather, the process of setting free the
and its Datasscttc companion sit at into the main production. If I need inventive spirit thai wanders aim
my editing console, ready to provide to prepare 85mm slides, 1 simply pho lessly along the back alleys of our
whatever titles I might need for my tograph the image directly oil the minds.
videotapes. This brand new capabil computer's monitor. One need not be an artist, musi
ity kepi me contented for at least Iwo Forme, artifical speech is a novelty cian or writer to fulfill the fantasy
years. The remainder of my wish list, that may never wear off. Even with of creation; 1 derived the mosi fun
however, simply would noi go away. out my work projects in mind, I be from using my speech synthesizer to
lieve that die cost of the computer
could be justified by the potential of
this amazing capability. The tech
nology still needs refinement, but,
with enough patience and pho
nemes, [ have learned to create quite
acceptable recordings, which, like
the illustrations, are taped and edited
into the master videotape. For this
item on my wish list, I selected T ro
il ix's S.A.M.
Word processing turned out to be
more terrific than 1 had ever imag
ined. The addition of a printer and
software has made typing, an area
that 1 previously left to others pos
sessing the patience to cope with cor-
rection fluid and incessant revisions,
much more pleasurable.
Years ago, when 1 was studying tele
vision production in college, I was
taught thai most musicians do not go
And the hospital was still noi buying through the trouble of scoring a mas send very strange audio tapes to my
me any expensive new toys. terpiece for me to copy and incor friends. What's important is die shar
porate into whatever training film ing and sense of satisfaction and
Granting Your Own Wishes
I happen to be producing ai the accomplishment.
1 knew that to achieve my goals for time. As tempting as ii might be to For you and me, the home com
my work. 1 would have to purchase open a film with the theme from puter—thai bucket of bits and bytes—
my own equipment. While this may M*A*S*H, 1 am deterred by the can be the key thai unlocks the chains
sound unusually altruistic, it oc spectre of incarceration with copy which restrict our thoughts and limit
curred to me that such an arrange- right violators and similar hardened our achievements. SI
mem would permit me to work at criminals.
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the brutal commute. Besides, it was by ear" and pound out an original Andrew M Colin, 7709 Ihmr Court,
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keyboard graphics To print a key's left-mosi graphic, The program will explain which char
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to color, hold down the CTRL key graphics to produce striking pictures.!
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48/RUN JANUARY 198fi
through the
whole process again if
you wani another A.
Custom characters are made by de
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the pulsing starts again, computer to look ill it, raiher than
the screen will be saved. at a letter. So, (hough the computer
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most like saving one, except you use draw the letter A, it's really getting
the i'7 key instead of fl. instructions to draw, say, a tiny alien,
When saving or loading, you'll lose or whatever you designed,
on the next the character in the upper left-hand All of th is is coin rolled by the VIC
line. Type your name corner when the cursor returns to II chip, which can look at only 16K
and press the return key again. Now the home position alter disk access. of memory at a time. Since a com
use another number key lo make a plete character set lakes up 2K of
How the Program Works memory, there's room for eight com
bottom row to highlight your name.
The English pound key slops the pro The program demonstrates a novel plete sets. However, since I've used
gram. Simultaneously pressing the use of custom characters. The com low memory in this program, there's
shift and CLR/home keys clears the puter does almost a million tilings a room for only six SCLS, since a lot of
screen. second, but none of those things the [t:isic operating sysieni and the
To save a screen, press the fl key, amounts to much. Also, in human screen take up the first 4K. I've al
give the computer the name of your terms, the computer does tilings the lotted the next 'IK to my program,
picture and press the return key. Any hard way. For example, to put the leaving the last 8K to hold my four
name will work, provided there isn't letter A on the screen, it has to look character sets.
another picture of the same name on iij) how (o make an A. Alter doing The program rapidly switches
the disk. The disk drive's red light that and drawing the A, the computer among the four sets, and a different
will come on, and the screen will stop forgets what it just did and has lo go custom character appears on the
the w;ills will) a single custom char
acter, alternating jusl two character
sets. The resulting animation would
add greatly to the appeal of the
If you want to make your own pro
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ler sets will remain in place, You'll then
be able to write your own program in
the empty 4K of memory, lie sure that
the first line of your program reserves
memory. When you cycle values at the
magic address (5S272), your pictures
will pulse.
screen with each switch. Like the custom characters into the RAM char
If you don't want to use my custom
frames in an animated cartoon, each acter sets.
characters, you can make your own.
character is a little different from the This is a demonstration program!
Programmable characters are cov
last, 10 achieve the illusion of move so I've used only 20 custom charac
ered in the Commodore 64 Programmers
ment The non-custom characters are ters. You could use fur more. The
Reference Guide. E
the same in each set, so they don'l advantage to character switching is
appear to change. The change itself that you get a lot of animation for
is controlled by telling memory lo very little work. Note that most of the
cation 5327S which set to use. program is taken up by data to make
When you run the program, its the '20 characters. More of it is taken
first task is io copy tiie entire char up with the synthetic cursor. In a Address all author correspondence to
acter set from ROM Tour times into game featuring a maze with electric George Trepal, 2f>50 Attunis Road, Bar-
RAM. After doing this, it Pokes the (vails (don't touch!) you could make Urn; 11. 1?S?O.

240 GETZ$:IFZ$= HIEN200 :REM*234

Listing 1. Pulsing Pictures program. 250 POKEP,CI1: PRINTZ$; :REM*236
260 IFZS=CHRS(34)THENPOKE212,0 :REM*211
270 IFZ$="{SHFT INST)"T11ENPOKE216,0:REM*217
280 IFZ$="{FUNCT 1}"THEN320 :REM*207
100 REM PULSING PICTURES FOR C-64 REM*204 290 IFZ$ = "[FUNCT 7}"TI!EN450 :REM*119
120 REM iSARTOW FL(2 SPACEs}33830 ; REM*180 320 FORJ=0TO39:TS(J)=PEEK(1024 +J):TC(J)=PEE
130 :REM*106 K(55296+J):POKE(1024+J),32 :NEXT :REM*S
140 POKE 52,32:POKE56,32:POKE650,128:DIMTS( 330 INPUT"I HOME[PROGRAM NAME"; PNS :REM*105
39),TC(39)GOTO560 :REM*4 340 IFPN$=""THEN330 :REM*7
150 REM SYNTHETIC CURSOR :REM*70 350 PN$=PN$+",S,W" :REM*239
160 PRINT"{SHFT CI.R}"; :REM*100 360 FORJ=0TO39:POKEJ.1024,TS(J )iPOKE(J+5529
170 CD=54 272:H=214:L=211 :REM*218 6),TC(J1:NEXT :REM*187
180 P=1024+PEEK(1I)*40+PEEK(L)+(PEEK[L)>39)* 370 OPEN8,8,8,PN$ :REM*205
40 :REM*180 380 GOSUU1580 :REM*165
190 CH=PEEK(P) :K=128 :REM*142 390 FORJ=1024TO2023:VL=PEEK(J) :PRINTfl8,VL
:REM*40 400 NEXT :REM*155
210 POKE 53272,(PEEK!53272IAND240)+X 410 FORJ=55296TO56 29 5:VL^PEEK( J) :PRINT#8,VL
:REM*254 :REM*69
220 IFZ$="(LB.)"TIIENPOKE53272,(PEEKI 53272 )A 420 NEXT:CLOSE8:CLOSE!5 :REM*13
ND240)+4:END :REM*26 430 GOTO17 0 :REM*217
230 X-X+2: IF X=16 THEN X=8 :REM*244 440 REM LOAD SCREEN :REM*61
Circle 2 on Reader Service card


You don't have to know much totals, and integrates this information
about accounting or computers to onto your Form 1040, 1040A or
prepare your own taxes. With Swiftax, 1040EZ.
Timeworks' easy-to-operate, menu- Prints your tax information directly
driven program, you'll complete your onto tax forms as well as blank paper.
1985 Federal income tax Prints itemized lists of
returns quickly and pain dividends, interest, etc.,
lessly. And, our easy-to- that are too long for the
use manual provides standard forms.
the information you'll Prints amortization
need to keep your returns schedules, summarizing
accurate and up-to-date. yearly principal and
interest payments.
Features: Guides you
A new program disc
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and manual can be ob
tax preparation process
tained for one additional
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instructs you on which
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Automatically checks
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dealer. Suggested retail price: IBM/
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740 POKE 1,PEEK(1) OR 4: REM I/O IN :REM*52
750 POKE 56334,PEEK!56334) OR 1: REM INTERR
770 J=8495 :REM*183
790 J=J+1:READ X:IF X<0 TKEN810 :REM*239
800 POKE J,X: GOTO790 :REM*93
810 IF J<10000 THEN J=10543: GOTO790:REH*33
820 IF J<12000 THEN J-12591! GOTO790:REM*45
830 IF J<14000 THEN J=14639: GOTO790
^^^^^^^^^^^^M ;REM*11 1
860 GETA$:IFA$ = ""TIIENB60 :REM*71
870 IFA$<>" "TIIENPOKE53281,(CLAND15):CL=CL+
Listing I continued, 1:GOTO860 :REM*223
:REM*2 3 3 890 DATA0,126,126,96,96,126,126,0,24,60
460 IFPNS=""THEN450 :REM*147 :REM*51
470 PN$=PN$+",S,R" :REM*37 900 DATA 102,195,129,24,60,102,24,36,66,129
480 OPEN8,8,8,PN$ :REM*59 :REM*173
490 GOSUB1580 :REM*19 910 DATA24,36,66,129,102,60,24,0,195,102
500 FORJ=1024TO2023:INPUT#8,VL:POKEJ,VL :REM*103
:REM*95 920 DATA60,24,129,66,36,24,129,66,36,24
510 NEXT :REM*9 :REM*107
520 FORJ=55296TO56295:INPUT#8,VL:POKEJ,VL 930 DATA255,255,0,0,0,255,255,0,255,0
:REM*62 :REM*13
530 NEXT:CLOSE8:CLOSE15 :REM*124 940 DATA0,0,255,0,0,0,255,255,0,0 :REM*167
540 GOTO170 :BEM*72 950 DATA0,255,255,0,255,0,0,0,255,0:REM*201
550 REM MOVE CliARACTER SET :REM*1 0 960 DATA0,0,255,129,129,129,129,129,129,255
560 POKE 53280,12: POKE 53281,0: POKE 646,1 :REM*135
3 :REM*254 970 DATA0,0,0,24,24,0,0,0,192,129 :REM*7
570 PRINT"{SHFT CLR]":PRINTSPC(12)"{CRSR DN 980 DATA3,6,12,24,48,96,3,129,192,96
580 PRINTSPCI12)"(CRSR DNJBV GEORGE TREPAL" 990 DATA48,24,12,6,192,192,192,192,192,192
:EEM*182 :REM*91
590 PRINTSPCI6)"(2 CRSR DNs}THE CHARACTERS 1000 DATA192,192,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3 :REM*243
THAT MOVE ARE:" :REM*40 1010 DATA255,25 5,0,0,0,0,255,25 5,195,195
:REM*216 1020 DATA195,195,195,195,195,195,135,36,48,
610 I'RINTSI'Cm ("SHIFTED 6(2 SPACEs)7(2 SPA ■1 :REM*179
CEs(8(2 SPACE£}9" :REM*208 1030 DATA108,104,0,49,0,0,0,0,15,15 :REM*72
620 PRIHTSPC(6}"AND UNSIIIFTED ,{2 SPACEs}.{ 1040 DATA15,15,204,204,51,51,204,204,51,51
2 SPACEs)*{2 SPACEs)+{2 SPACEs}/{2 SPAC :REM*218
Es)-" :REM*188 1050 DATA -1 :REM*170
630 PRINTSPC(6)"{CRSR DN)THE {LB.} SIGN END 1060 DATA0,126,126,102,102,102,102,0,60,102
640 PRINTSPC(6)"(CRSR DN)F1 SAVES THE SCREE 1070 DATA195,129,24,60,102,195,36,66,129,24
N TO DISK" :REM+100 :REM*114
650 I'RINTSPC(6)"{CRSR DNJF7 LOADS A SCREEN 1080 DATA36,66,129,24,195,102,60,24,0,195
PROM DISK" :REM*144 :REM*150
660 PRINTSPC(6)"12 CRSR DNsJ[COMD 3HSHFT S 1090 DATA102,60,24,129,66,36,24,129,66,36
:REM*34 1100 DATA255,0,0,0,255,255,0,0,0,0 :REM*116
670 PRINTSPCI9)"{CRSR DN}MOVING CHARACTER S 1110 DATA0,255,0,0,0,255,0,255,255,0:REM*30
ETS" :REM'92 1120 DATA0,0,255,255,0,255,0,0,0,255
680 J-53248: K=8192: L=10240: M=12288: N=14 :REM*16 4
336 :REM*90 1130 DATA0,0,0,126,66,66,66,66,126,0
690 POKE56334,PEEK(56334)AND254:REM INTERRU :REM*13 4
PT OFF :REM*202 1140 DATA0,0,60,36,36,60,0,0,3,6 :REM*152
700 POKE 1,PEEK(1) AND 251: REM I/O OUT 1150 DATA12,24,48,96,193,131,192,96,48,24
:REM*62 :REM*162
710 FORI=0TO2023:P=PEEK(I+J) :REM*244 1160 DATA12,6,131,193,48,48,48,48,48,48
E I+N,P :REM*202 1170 DATA48,48,12,12,12,12,12,12,12,12
730 NEXT :REM+230 :REM*122


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Manuals are illustrated, readable and Our objective is to make your busi
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Listing 1 continued.
1180 DATA0,255,255,0,0,255,255,0,102,102 1390 DATA -1 :REM*255
:REM*96 14 00 DATA0,102,102,102,102,126,126,0,195,0
1190 DATA102,102,102,102,102,102,192,196,28 :REM*195
rS0 :REM*12 1410 DATA24,60,102,195,24,60,129,24,36,66
1200 DATA0,103,37,32,0,0,0,0,240,240:REM*12 :REM*31
1210 DATA240,240,102,102,153,153,102,102,15 1420 DATA129,24,36,66,60,24,195,102,60,24
3,153 :REM*66 :REM*223
1220 DATA -1 :REM*84 14 30 DATA0,195,66,36,152,129,66,36,24,129
12 30 DATA0,126,126,6,6,126,126,0,102,195 :REM*101
:REM*154 14 40 DATA0,0,255,255,0,0,0,255, 0,255
1210 DATA0,24,60,102,195,24,66,129,24 ,36 :REM*153
:REM*156 1450 DATA0,0,0,255,0,0,0,0,255,255 :REM*225
1250 DATA66,129,24,36,24,195,102,60, 24,0 1460 DATA0,0,0,0,0,0,0,255,0,0 :REM*217
:REM*34 14 70 DATA0,255,0,0,0,24,24,0,0,0 :REM*93
1260 DATA195,102,36,24,129,66,36,24,129,66 14 80 DATA255,129,129,129,129,129,129,255,48
:REM*78 ,96 :REM*93
1270 DATA0,0,0,255,255,0,0,0,0,0 :REM*170 14 90 DATA192,129,3,6,12,24,12,6,3,129
1280 DATA255,0,0,0,255,0,0,255,255,0 :REM*233
:HEM*24S 1500 DATA!92,96,48,24,3,3,3,3,3,3 :REM*24 5
1290 DATA0,0,0,255,0,0,255,0,0,0 :REM*11 1510 DATA3,3,192,192,192,192,192,192,192,19
1300 DATA255,0,0,0,60,36,36,60,0,0 :REM*119 2 :REH*19
1310 DATA0,126,66,66,66,66,126,0,12,24 1520 DATA0,255,255,0,0,255,255,0,54,54
:REM*37 :REM*133
13 20 DATA48,96,192,129,3,6,48,24,12,6 15 30 DATA54,54,54,54,54,54,3,121,0,215
!REM*2f)9 :REM*179
13 30 DATA3,129,192,96,12,12,12,12,12,12 1540 DATA16,244,6,48,15,15,15,15,0,0
:REM*73 :REM*198
13 40 DATA12,12,48,48,48,48,48,43,48,48 1550 DATA0,0,102,102,153,153,102,102,153,15
:REM*233 3 :REM*76
1350 DATA0,0,0,255,255,0,0,0,24,24 :REM*103 1560 DATA -1 :REM*170
1360 DATA24,24,24,24,24,24,0,1 43,160,162 1570 REM ERROR TRAP :REM*126
:REM*213 1580 OPEN15,8F15 :REM*212
1370 DATA2,42,200,3,240,240,240,240,0,0 1590 INPUTtfl5,E,E$ :REM*168
1380 DATA0,0,51,51,204,204,51,51,204,204 1610 PRINTE,E$:CLOSE8:CLOSE15:END :REM*248

Circln 9t on Roader Service card.

the Short Wave Listener for

Plug thB SWL cartridge into your Commodore "64" Expansion Port, connect a LEARN
shortwave radio and you'll be watching text readout fiom weather stations,
news services, ships and HAM radio operators all over the world. A whole MORSE CODE
new use for your home computer. The SWL contains both program in
HOM and radio interface circuit to copy Morse code and all THE RIGHT WAY
speeds/shilts of radio teletype. Plus Ihe on screen tuning
indicators mean you never have to take your eyes off the video WITH THE
for perfect tuning. Housed in a small Tx2-112" x7/8"
enclosure, with speaker in/out and practice hand key
lacks, it needs no other computer connection or
power supply. Unshilt on space, word wrap
around, real time clock, and keyword of
Morse Coach.
manual printer control for permanent $4995
paper copy, so that /ou won't miss a
single bit of the action. For about A complete Morse code tutor in a conveni
the price of another "Pac-Zapper" ent plug-in cartridge lor your Commodore
game, you can tie into the "64," The Morse Coach means business. It's
exciting world of digital not a toy program or a simple random code gen
communication with erator. Originally developed jointly by Microiog and
the Microiog SWL several government agencies experienced in Morse in

struction. Four years of extensive service prove it's the
Quickest way to Morse proficiency.The method works! You start (ram absolutely no
knowledge of Morse, progress through the alphanumeric symbols, and on to any speed
desired. The "alphabet" part of the program introduces new characters and plots the progress
on a bar-chart. The speed/test section correlates the input, analyzes mistakes and provides a
printout of the analysis/test results on your Commodore screen or printer. As a bonus, it also boosts
typing skill. You've never seen any tape or program do that! In fact, there's never been a system so
thorough, so efficient and so effective as the Microiog Morse Coach.

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Flight Simulator II
Scenery Disks
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BRS/After Dark
The Knowledge Index

When it comes to information ser ties, businesses and large professional

vices, Americans arc one of the most Do you have a term paper applications. BRS and DIALOG are
active groups of consumers in the two massive networks providing bib
world. The amounts of information
due tomorrow and can't get liographic information services for
available today and the large number to the library? Or maybe you large-scale users.
of people seeking Information For haven't researched that There are also smaller biblio
daily needs have led us to a point graphic networks tailored for the less
where information exchange has be article or report as frequent user, such as the home or
come a necessary component of our thoroughly as you could professional user, the small-business-
vocations and even our personal person or student. This month, we
have. These two
lives. We need information in order will look at two such bibliographic
to make decisions, plan, write re bibliographic on-line services networks: BRSWfter Dark and The
ports, and otherwise to be "in the offer a vast source of Knowledge Index. Both of these net
know," and we need ii fast, works arc offsprings of their larger
information, without a lot of
For several reasons, telecommu parent companies, namely, BRS and
nications is contributing (o rapid legwork or book-toting. DIALOG.
growth in this type of consumerism. Let's start off with a look at BRS/
The on-line information networks After Dark.
can hold massive amounts of varied information than any local library
information in one central location. can hold. BRS/After Dark
We don't have to physically move On-line databases that provide BRS/After Dark is an outstanding
from library to library or wail lor specialized information normally and easy-to-use computerized search
inter-library loans to come through. found in libraries and professional service based in Latham, New York.
This centralization of information research facilities are known as bib Providing literally millions of cita
is compounded with another aspect liographic services. These services tions from medical, business, social
of telecommunications—speed. Us can provide full-text versions of ar service and other types of informa
ing an online network thai has so ticles from a variety of sources; ab tion, URS/After Dark is comprehen
phisticated search features, you can stracts (summaries) of books, maga sive and fun to use, whether you're
now accomplish in a few hours what zine articles, conference reports, a student, doctor, businessperson or
used to lake up 10 four or five days case rulings, etc.; indexes of al! ma anyone who needs information. (BRS
to research. terials written about certain topics; stands for Bibliographic Retrieval
Both of these aspects of telecom and more. Service.)
munications combine 10 benefit the There are hundreds of these da Since March of 1982, BRS/After
professional, [he home user and the tabases available to you if you have Dark has offered its services to edu
student by saving lime and money, a computer and a modem. Some of cators, doctors, businesspeople, re
and providing access to much more them are directed towards universi searchers and the just plain curious.
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Today this search service provides you'll select to perform a search. (You example, I once wanted to search
over 60 databases, ranging Groin the can also learn about new additions how weather affected pi-iiplr's be
Harvard Business Review to the or change your password, if you so havior, using several social science
American Psychological Association desire.) databases. Therefore. I typed in
to U.S. Hooks in Print and many oth Next, you're asked which category ''weather and behavior," and the sys
ers. (It's adding ;i Legal Resource In you'd like to search. Offerings as of tem informed me there were 20 doc
dex, a Magazine Index, a National September 1985 included science uments available.
Newspaper Index and more.) and medicine, business and finance, After ordering a printout, how
The service is called "After Dark" reference, education or social sci- ever, I found thai almost all the in
because of the hours during which encemu inanities. formation involved how weather
you can search. (BRS—without ihc If you've opted for "business," then affected insects, cows and other crea
"After Dark."—is available during the you're given another menu. As of this tures— people were barely men
day. hut at about triple the price.) writing, the service offers eight dif tioned! Since I rapidly realized my
Users can access BRS/After Dark on ferent business databases, from ABU mistake, I pressed Q, ordering the
Monday-Friday from (i PM until 3 am Inform (produced by Data Courier, computer to quit printing, and
(Eastern Time), Saturdays from 6am Inc., this database covers business changed my search to "human be
until -1 am and Sundays from t» AM and management periodicals world havior and weather." This time I re
until 2 PM and 7 I'M until 4 AM. wide— updated to the current ceived mention of fewer documents,
To use this service, you need only month—for a $15 hourly rate) to but they answered my needs.
your computer, any 300- or 1200- Business Software Data, Patent Data You can also search a field accord
baud modem and modem software. and other selections. ing to the names of its various ex
(I use the Westridge modem and soft Let's say you want ABI/Inform. perts. For instance, I once used as a
ware formyC-64.) I also recommend That code word is INFO. The com keyword "Seymour Papert," a re
a printer, so you can save your in puter then asks if you'd like prompts nowned computer expert; one data
formation on pages. for the code words. If you're a begin base failed to find him, but another
New BRS/After Hark users pay a ner, you'll want to see these prompts, yielded exactly what I needed.
one-time sign-up fee of $75, and a since they explain that "S" is for
minimum monthly charge of $12. "Search," "P" is for "Print," "M" is Keep Informed
You're charged an on-line fee of $(> for "Menu," etc. BRS/After Dark is fun and much
per hour, and each database lias its You will also be asked if you'd like less expensive than what private
own hourly charge—for example, the a description of the database. If you search companies will charge you. (I
Books in Print database charges $H do, you'll receive a short description speak from experience!) The scope
per hour. of who provides the service, what of information is very comprehen
The Education Resource Infor they cover, cost, and so on. sive. For example, last night 1 per
mation Center (ERIC) database costs You really should plan your search formed searches on such varying
S(5 per hour (the lowest hourly before ever turning on the computer. topics as trade shows, color separa
charge), and the International Phar [Time is money!) Performing a search tion and open adoption, and I found
maceutical Abstracts database costs entails typing in a series of keywords. highly useful information on all
$25. (Most databases run around The computer searches its database three.
SI0-S15 per hour.) for these keywords, and, within sec The service is ideal for colleges,
You're charged by the minute, not onds, reports back on how many high schools, entrepreneurs and
by the whole hour, and even a novice places it found your subject covered. many other groups of information
can whip through a search in faster Obviously, ifyou come up with some addicts. Decide- for yourself if this
ihan 60 minutes. Your bill is charged huge number of documents, you'll search service could optimize your
to your American Express, Master want to narrow your search. own information needs. (BRS/After
Card or Visa account, ami BRS/Aficr For example, I used the INFO da Dark, 1200 Route 7, Latham, NY
Dark sends you monthly statements. tabase, and the keyword "computer." 12110; 800-2-ASKBRS.)
Searches are easy to perform—you I was told that there were 15,262 doc
can be a first-timer and handle this uments available. Then I used "1985 The Knowledge Index
system. (No fancy courses are re and computers" and received 1591 Another bibliographic network
quired to break mysterious codes— hits. Still too many. Then I typed available to home users is The Knowl
everything is very up-front And BRS "Commodore 64 and 1985," and edge Index. Like BRS/After Dark,
also provides a toll-free customer ser learned there were three documents. 'file Knowledge Index is offered to
vice number.) So I ordered a printout. home users during the night time
The system asks you whether you hours. It was created by DIALOG In
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l number Qt tilts dependent on file campleaity

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CP/M Treasure Trove
Discover a bounteous supply of
almostfree CP/M programs that you
can use on your new C-128. This
article reveals the secret ofwhere
to call or xvrite.

One nice feature of CP/M-compatible computers is that includes a listing of local contacts. You can purchase a
;i CP/M program developed for one computer will usually catalog lisiitig the software currently available in the li
run on another, unless the program contains system- brary by sending $'.i to SIC/M (see address in Table 1).
spec if "if functions. The disk numbered 00 in the library contains the full
This Spells good news for C-128 owners, because now Catalog iu electronically readable form.
you can run Osborne or Epson programs, for example, Although SIG/M software is usually distributed on S-
on your (M12N. ISui an even bigger supply of software itich disks thai COS! $fi, many SIG/M groups can provide
exists Tor I lie I2H owner, if you only know where to look. the disks in 5'/i-inch formal, if requested, Cheek with your
Called public domain software, it is uncopyrighted and lool group tO be sure.
freely available through user groups and electronic bulletin Much of this software can also be found on electronic
boards. If you have a modem and terminal software, some of bulletin board systems run by local groups. You may be
11 can be had for the price of the disk to save* it on and maybe able to get some of the software onto \2S disks by down
a telephone call. Some is available For a yearly membership loading it from such a BUS.
Fee in a user group and a small charge to cover disk price
First Osborne Group
and copying. For those who don't mind paying CompuServe
connect Charges, much of this software can he found in the The l-'irst Osborne Group (FOG) was formed soon after
data libraries oi the CP/M. SIG. the original Osborne computer became available. Al
This article includes lists of some places to look for al! though the computer came with a word processor, spread
this "free" software; but First, let's take a look at the types sheet arid other good programs, the documentation left
of groups who give it away. a lot In be desired.
Foe those new to computers, user support groups be
User Croups came a way of life. Since KOG was one of the first and
There are several national user groups that maintain most active groups formed, it flourished. (Being itt the
a public domain software library. SIG/M (Special Interest heart of Silicon Vallc-y and a stone's throw from the
Group for Microcomputers) is one of the largest in the Osborne corporate headquarters didn't hurt, either.)
world. Headquartered in [selin, N], SIG/M has regional Before long, as users took old programs and converted
offices tluoughoul the United States and the world. them to run on the Osliorne, a library of public domain
Since SIG/M suggests that you contact a local repre software was established. TOG oilers this software to its
sentative to buy the software offered on disk, this article members for a small fee.
[ highly recommend thai you consider ;i FOG mem
bership, which costs S2-1 per year. Besides gaining access
U> llu- FOG library, you get ;i 64-page monthly newsletter. SIGJM Users Group of ACG-NJ Phone
P() Hhk *)7 Number Location
The FOChorn is one of the best newsletters available for
Iwlin. Nj 08K.SO 415-755-2000 Daly City, CA
CP/M users, ii includes announcements of now products,
(voice only)
software reviews by oilier users and helpful hints galore. 415-755-2030 FOG Office
While much of the FOC.Iwrn deals with die Oslxirne com 604-941-2972 Vancouver. BC
I'O R«\ 8474
puters, ii is expanding lo cover other CP/M systems. Daly City. CA B4015-0474 415-992-8542 Daly City. CA
The executive director of l'( )G, Gale Rhoades, says the 4]5-75.r)-MK) 415-591-6259 Belmont. CA
group is already gearing up lo liclp C-128 users. "We've Programs are available on disk lor 415-424-1482 Palo Alto, CA
already had several calls from new I '-'8 owners. Eventually, S4 per disk. The library directory 415-755-8315 FOG Office

we'll probably add a Commodore 128 disk library. Any disk Is $5. (uploading only)

lime a new group of CP/M users comes along, we just 717-657-8699 Hamsburg. PA
Poseidon Klcctronics 415-285-2687 San Francisco.
naturally want to include them."
KMph S. Led, Jr. CA
As with other computer user groups, FOG members
1(13 Wavcrly Place 415 851-7732 Woodade, CA
tun a system of electronic bulletin boards around the 405-848-5317 Oklahoma City,
New York, NY 10011
country. Although these hoards allow visitors, only FOG 212-777-9515 OK
members are given access to the download software are;is. Disk:. COSI S15.25 each. A dialog 217-344-4032 Urbana, IL

U available lor a SASE with $.44 707-557-4403 Vallejo, CA

Poseidon Electronics 817-662-2487' Waco, TX
While many of die public domain programs provided 615-321-0669 Nashville, TN
502-241-4109" Louisville, KY
hy SIG/M and FOG may run with no modification on the Table 1. Keymurmoffmblicdmam
319-326-3904 Davenport, IA
128, there is no guarantee (if this, short of trying them
snjiwarr. 313-792-7169 Mt Clemens, Ml
out yourself before buying. 404-354-0662 Athens, GA
Or, you could contact Poseidon Electronics. Their cat 617-288-4667- Boston, MA
alog of software states specifically whether the programs 714-962-9999 HunCngton
run on a \2H. 64 with CP/M cartridge, or not a! all. In Beach. CA
some rases, the user is forewarned that software on a 415-692-1406 Buriingame. CA
particular disk is experimental and may need modifica 408-287-7108 San Jose, CA
tion hi run on the 12K. Hut, at least you know what you're
gelling in advance. Table 2. FOG inn groups' boards.
Electronic Bulletin Boards
All alkrr bmdi are M) ami 1200
You can also obtain software by downloading programs
from local electronic bulletin boards.To successfully down
load programs you need a modem, a reasonably dean tele
phone line, a program that can speak to other computers
(usually called a terminal package or modem software) and
a disk on which to save the downloaded files. RCI'/Ms generally run a bulletin board system that
On some of these BBSs, downloading software is very provides an option to "go to CP/M." But before you can
easy. The main menu provides an option (generally D download software, you must usually fulfill an extra re
for download) thai will take you to another menu (or quirement Some BBSs require you lo call back again
series of menus) thai lists the software available. You later, pay a small access fee, or be a member of the user
choose the program or lile you wani to download and. group,

by either lyping the name or a menu choice, you tell the RCI'/Ms usually use a transfer protocol called XModem,
Computei lo .send it to yon. which bas become a de facto standard. When you get io prior to typing in the instruction to send, you must Ci'/M on an RCP/M. the other computer is actually run
open the buffer (storage area in your computer's mem ning a program that simulates the CP/M operating system.
ory), which will hold the program or file. When the You'll see the familiar A> prompt on your screen. The
computer ai the other end stalls sending, all the infor commands thai you type on your keyboard are inter-
mation goes into the buffer. When the other computer preted by the other computer as if you were typing on
indicates it's through, you save the buffered Tile to disk. its keyboard. TYPE NEWUSER.TXT, for instance, would
I his is a very basic description of what happens with cause the contents of the file NEWUSER to be typed out
typical systems. You'!! need to know what baud rale, word on your monitor.
length and parity options the other computer is using. A DIU command will give you the contents of the A:
In some cases, the other computer (called a remote ter drive. I recommend opening your buffer and storing the
minal in some software documentation) will be using a results in a file. Typically, a directory listing of one drive
special File-transfer protocol. If your computer isn't using on an RCP/M takes up about 4K on disk.
liie same parameters, you won't he able to download. Each board features a file named DIR.TQX, or some
thing similar, wliich usually contains ihe entire directory
Remote CP/Mx and XModem listing for alt drives. The Q in .TQ*T stands for squeezed.
One particularly popular type of bulletin board is the This common naming convention (putting Q as the next
Remote CP/M (RCP/M). It should be of Special interest to to the last letter in a filename] is used Co let you know
sou. since most such boards contain vast libraries of that an unsqueeze program must be used to put the file
public domain CP/M programs that you ear) download in a readable forma:.'
and use. This program, usually abbreviated USQ-# (where # is
RUN January vm I 69
Massachusetts Steve Leon Ohio Tennessee
SIGM—Disk Editor
Dave Milton J.C. Kramer Joel I,. Saber
200 Winston Drive
NECS New England Computer PO Box 28606 Rt- 1
Cllf&ide Park. NJ 07010 Columbus. OH 43228-0606
Society Allons.TN 38541
201-S86-1658 G14.279.HU71 615-528-5039—CBBS
13 Swan Sl
Arlington, MA 02174 Sol Llbes
Charles E, Ijcwh Virginia
817-646-3Q80 SIG/M—Catalog Editor SIGM—Ohio Area
617-646-3910—CBBS PO linx 1192 Cleveland Di^ii-il Group
Stan Levine
Mountainside, NJ 07092 SIC/M Mid-Atlantic Regional
Mark Flshman 379 Somli lUuin'iown Road
201-277-2063 Coordinator
51 Grandview Road Copley, OH 44321
CP/M Users of Washington, DC
Arlington, MA 02174 Gilbert Linn 2I6-666-59H2
2053 N. Abingdon St.
SIG/M—CiliaU>t; Distribution 216-645-08E7—RCPM
Doug Fullei Arlington. VA 22207
28 Midland Blvd.
I lilts Dave Robling 703-522-1192
Maplewood, N| 07040
iniiiM.iif Business Computers SIGM—Ohio Area
201-763.0974 Sam Hum
Ludlow, MA 01058 Dayion Microcomputing
Metro Washington CPMUC
413-5H9-7490 Kevin O'Cotincll Society
4711 Olley Lane
RCA—VM Syitems 2629 Ridge Ave.
Fairfax, VA 22032
New Hampshire Cherry Hill, Nj 08034 Dayion, OH 15431
609-461-4351 513-258-2218
Sieve Peterfreund 513-2567227—CUPS Jack Williams
Microprocessor Associates Dave Raibert
Microcomputer Investors
linx 77H8 Pennsylvania Association
in Wilse) Square
Nashua, MI 030SO 902 Anderson Drive
Ridgewood, NJ<> William Earnest SIG/M—Atlantic
603-888-0900 Frederlckaburg, VA 22405
201-444-IfiOO Region & SySOp
603-885-4486—CBB9 703-371-5474
Ken [iiinpkins Lehlgh Valley Compute) Group
Rhode Island RD#l,Box830 David C.E. Holmes
Stockton Camputei Croup—
Orefield, PA 18069 Digital Interest Group
Apple Mlcrolab
Dean Kelchner 215-3981634 In Tidewater
Stockton Siatt- College
11-B Sandy Poini Farm 215-898-3937—CBBS PO Box 17(18
Pomona, N] 08240
Portsmouth, Kl 03871 Grafton, VA 23694
609-S52-1776 x497 Robert Todd
401.847-3315 804-898-5913
David Wmbel SIG/M—Regional Dbtribuiion
Connecticut SIGM—Chairman Gourd it ml or
ACG-NJ Vice President Fred W. Davis
8 Telegraph Hill Komi
] [fin % li. Roihberg Philadelphia Area Rome 4, Box 50
Holmdel, NJ 117733
Laticrele [nil.. Inc. Computer Society Salein. VA 24153
1 Laticrele Park North 1121 Brianvaod 703-384-6871
Bethany, CT 06585 Rill Wbythaler
Benwlem, PA 19020 Christopher Leithi'er
203-397-0041 ACG-NJ Northltar Users Group
215-752-460-1 Washington Apple Pi
203-3930010 x20a—days 296 Summit Ave.
Philadelphia Area Computer 8646 Reseca Lane
Summit, NJ 07901
Culm J. Kv.ins Society Springfield, VA 22152
130 VV.ilmit Street LaSalle College 70S-569-80S7
Stratford, CT 0G497 Twill Helling
Philadelphia, PA 1914] Alabama
DepL o[ Electronic Engineering
Delaware Technology Jim l.. Neitson
Trenton State College Philadelphia Arc; Computer
Military/Civilian Micro
James A. Doraman Trenton, NJ 08625 Society
Computer Society
HI) 2, Box 241 609-771-2487 Apple II sig/M Library
2712 West Aberdeen Drive
Kockessin, !>!■: 19707 PO Box 477 Montgomery, AI. 361 lf>
New York Kulpsville, PA 19442

New Jersey Henry Kee Maryland Florida

ACG-NJ Amateui Computei nyacc-Nuw Vork Amateur James £, ]ohu Inviu
Group of NJ Cciinpmer Club Epson UG of South Maryland SIG/M Co-regional Coordinaloi
SIG/M—Worldwide Headquarters 42-24 Golden Si. SRB222 Miami Amateur Computer Croup
PO Box 97 Flushing, NY 1IS55 Piney Point. MD 20674 9159 Somh Wesl 77th Ave.
IseJin, NJ 0SS30 718*39^202 Miami, FI. 33156
201-272-1874—KBBS North Carolina
718-539-3338—BBS 305-271-4592
Gerald Harrison John A. KiefTer Mike Niswonger
Bruce Blokeslee LJCA-Long bland Computer East Carolina Cl'/M Users Group CPMUG of South Okaloosa
SIGiM—information Secretary Association 104 Hawthorne Court County
906 Crestwood Road West 3ii Irene Lane Kast Havelodt, NC 28532 541 East Miracle Strip, Apt. 1
Wesifteld, N] 07090 Plainview, NY 11803 919-447-3108 Mar)' Esther. FL 32569
201-233-3185 516-822-1697 901-244-1396
John Johnson
Glenn Dusch 516-561'6590—CBBS F.ast Carolina C\'IM Users Group Robert Tate
SIG/M—Order E'rdci-ssing 212-448-6S76—CBBS 707 Frig.-Hill RoHd Central Florida Computer Society
Westfletd, NJ D7090 Ch;iilii' Slinm New Hern. NC 28560 805 Tumbull Ave.
201-233t>292 ci'M-su; 919-628-6976 Altemonte Springs, VI. 32701
Gardner Harris CompuServe 305-830-7319
South Carolina
ACG-NJ Morrow MlcroDecision New York. NY 305-831-6049
l.ilir.ii i.ui 212-982-2237 James ColliKan Doug Elkins
West Orange, N] 157 MacGregor Drive South Florida Computer Club
201-731-6271 Sumnterville, SC 29483 Fort Laudcrdale. FL 33335
803-871-3404 305-742-0274

Table 3. Ripimid di\lrihut<m nj SIG/M .w//!Wirf. Phone numbers without iniliuh hvdr them tire voice only.

Georgia Wisconsin Mark Sheppard Oregon
CNSUA—Int'l Nonhstar
Allen V. Cleveland Drr (diaries |. Winicier Dave Thompson
L'sers Assn.
Atlanta Computer Society Milwaukee Healh Users Group Micro Cornucopia/Single Board
PO Box 2789
PO Box 5500(17 Computer Users Federation Users Group
Falrfield, CA 943SS
Atlanta, GA 30855 30531 Grand Ave. 10&267-1218 I'O Box 223
404-262' 1 N7<) PO Box 20 Bend, OR 97709
S.iin Lay
Waterford, Wl 53IH5 503-382-8048
Charlie Wells SIti/M—Co-reglonal Southwell
SICJM—Southeast Region
Kansas Region Washington
Atlanta Computer Society South Orange County
■Ki5 Nonhgate Pass William G. Parrolt III Computer Club Jorge dial
Koswell. CA 30075 Kansas City Meiro Users Group ti"71 Bonnie Drive SIGfM Co-regional Coordinator
■IO4-!)9S-O3fi6 70IOCaene[i Ave. Huntington Beach, CA 'J'J(i47 CPMUC ofPugei Sound
■104-63IS-6130 212a—CBBS Shawoee Mission. KS 66218 8016 !H8ih SW
104-3944220 212a—CBBS 913-266-4329 Edmondi, WA 08020
|ini Ayers
Illinois Louisiana Apple CFMUG of Small
206-631 -8665—CBBS
Computer Users ofMarin
Roland Friestad I lomei Bt jthiIi 301 Poplar Si. Anchor Electronics
Knox County Computer Club lieaih UG of New Orleans Mill Valley, CA 94841 Seattle. WA
KK 1. Box 163 703 Valence 415-383-0473—CBBS 206-621-8665—CBBS
Cameron, II. 61423 New Orleans, LA 70115 Dick Joslin
Charlie Foster
.1119343 0629 504-891-4951 NorlhiicM Coni|)ulet Soiiely
JRT Pascal & / Users Group
Jim Mills SIGIM—Southwest Region PO Box 68374
SIGfM Co-regional Coordinator 7962 Center Parkway Seattle, WA 98188
CACHBCPMUG Si Hawk Sacramento, CA 98823 206-244-8998
Chicago Area Computer Hobbyin ftilsa Computer Society ill 6-392-27S9 Tim l.inehan
Kxcliange FO Box 1133 916-483-8718—CBBS SIG/M Co-regional Sysop
Box C-176 Tulsa, UK 74101 Don Ro7arih Olympia RCPM
323 South Franklin 918-241-4571 129 N. Decatur
Chicago, II. 60606-7092 9l8-44652ly—CBBS Olympia, WA 98502
3l2-4m!-2596 206-357-7400
Microcomputer Users Group
3 12-469-2597—RCPM Texas 206-357-6300
i'O Box L01SI3
Prank Wancho Sacramento, CA 93816 206-352.7530—CBBS
Stanley Hanson SIGfM Liaison—ARPA-NET 916-3635544
Nonliiop Microcomputer Hawaii
I05ii0 Lakewood 916-758-y-!95
Users Group El Paso, TX 79925 916-483-8718—CBBS James Yuen
182 East Road 915-591-7266 Harp. F. McGrew SIG/M—Co-regional Far
Glen Kllyn. 1L 00137
Roger Schermerhom Sania Barbara Computer Club tasi Ki't;i(iii
3103 Sleepyhollow 747 Calle de Los Amlgos AliihLt CuLiipiiif-i Chili

Indiana Sugarland,TX 77478 Santa Barbara, CA 93105 919 Luna Helu Si.
713-980-3128 HOr>-(iS7-7l',!l Kailua, 111 91173-1
Stephen I.. Browning B05-682-7876—RBB3 H08-2I12-2845
Al Whitney
Indianapolis Small
1203 Austin Colony Michael J, Karas
Systems Group (1SSG) Canada
Sugarland, TX 7746fi Valley Computer Club
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the latest version number, currently 20), is found on most the BBSs Are
RCP/Ms ami in most public domain libraries. Its com This article includes three lists of electronic BBSs. The
panion program, SQUEEZE (SQ-#, currently 17), is as firsi (Table 1) lists three key sources id public domain
widely distributed. Sometimes the two can he found in software. The second (Table 2) consists of the telephone
an ,LBR file called SQ-USQXBR. They will be two of the numbers of FOG user groups' boards. I he third (Table
first programs you'll waul to get. 3) is a list of regional distributors of SIG/M.
To accomplish the file transfer, you'll need to under- Please be aware that not all of these systems are free.
stand the commands. Check your documentation! [f you Some require a registration fee or yearly membership
are actually using XModem, the command to type is fee. Please make note of the times listed for each system.
"XMODEM R filename," where filename is how you want These hours are in local time, so please plan your calls
the file to be saved on disk. accordingly.
Once you understand how to start receiving a program at Also, courteous leleconimunicaiors will leave a thank-
your end, you need to know how to get die RCP/M to start
you message or some acknowledgement for the system
sending. Pick the file you want to download and note its Operator, if there is a message base available. Leave your
name. Type "XMODEM S filename." You nuts! type the file name and where you are calling from if the board doesn't
name exactly as it appears in the directory listing. The re ask for it when you first sign on.
mote terminal will respond with "Awaiting NAK." CompuServe's CP/M SIG also has a large library avail
In a second or two you should see the message, "Trans
able, and, as mentioned earlier, it supports XModem
mitting sector #." The number will start at one and
transfers, Type GO CPMSIG or GO l'CS-47. Once in die
[n ere men I as each piece of the file is successfully trans
SIG, you'll need to go lo the Dl.s (Hani libraries) to find
mitted, You may see a message indicating that a sector
the programs you want.
is being retransmitted because an error was delected. You can use a BRO (browse) command to search
Don't worry about ii.
through the files one by one; or type INDKX to see a
XModem will make ten attempts to transmit an erro listing of the programs in each library. There are ten Dl.s
neous block. If it doesn't accomplish a successful transfer
by then, ii baits the transmission and reports the problem.
As you can see. there is plenty ol public domain soltware.
When it gets through sending all the parts, it will give a
And finding it is halfthe fun. Good luck in your hunt »
message indicating the transfer is complete and indicate
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SYS 49152
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100 DEV=4 : REM PRINTER DEVICE NUMBER 1060 DATA 3,162,4,160,255,32,186,255,169,0,

:REM'60 32,189,25 5,32,192,255,2181 :REM*204
110 LOO49152:LINE=1000 :REM*2 1070 DATA 162,3,32,201,255,32,91,19-1,165,43
120 PRINT"POKING DATA FROM LINE"LINE:K=0:CH ,133,251,165,44,133,252,2156 :REM*128
ECK = 0 :REM*248 1080 DATA 198,251,169,0,141,233,195,169,6,1
130 IF LOO5014S THEN170 :REM*30 41,236,19 5,t7 3,23 3,195,208,27 4 3:REM*8B
140 READN:POKELOC,N:LOC=LOC+1:CHECK=CHECK+N 1090 DATA 39,160,0,169,0,141,230,195,141,24
:K=K+1:IFK<16THEN13 0 :REM*120 5,195,141,234,195,141,246,2472 :REM*64
150 READ N:IFN=CHECKTHENLINE=LINE+10:GOTO12 1100 DATA 195,141,229,195,162,3,177,251,208
0 :REM»196 ,3,238,230,195,200,202,208,2837
:END :REM*122 1110 DATA 245,173,230,195,201,3,208,7,32,19
170 READ N;IFN<>CHECKTHEN160 :REM*248 9,194,32,231,255,96,177,2478 :REM»218
180 POKE 49250,DEV :REM*112 1120 DATA 251,141,242,195,200,177,251,140,2
190 PRINT"(CRSR DN1LISTER LOAD SUCCESSFUL." 53,195,141,243,195,162,0,32,2818
:PRINT"SYS 49152 TO START":END :REM*130 :REM*212
1000 DATA 162,0,189,140,195,240,6,32,210,25 1130 DATA 67,194,32,195,194,169,2,141,246,1
5,232,208,245,32,228,25 5,2629 :REM*16 3 95,17 2,25 3,19 5,200,177,251,2683
1010 DATA 240,251,201,83,208,11,141,232,195 :REM*204
,169,147,32,201,194, 76,120,2501 1140 DATA 208,23,140,253,195,32,74,195,173,
:REM*123 253,195,24,161,251,133,251,2501
1020 DATA 192,201,80,208,232,141,232,195,32 :REM*156
,210,255,32,199,194,162,0,2565:REM*219 1150 DATA 169,0,101,252,133,252,76,140,192,
1030 DATA 189,177,195,240,6,32,210,255,232, 170,173,245,195,208,43,138,2487
208,245,162,61 ,169,0,157,25 38 :REM*248 :REM*170
1040 DATA 254,195,202,169,32,157,254,195,20 1160 DATA 201,177,144,25,201,180,176,21,41,
2,208,250,32,207,25 5,201,13,2826 127,141 ,251 ,195,173,239,195,2487:REM*4
:REM»142 1170 DATA 208,3,32,195,194,169,1,141,239,19
1050 DATA 240,a,157,254,195,232,224,60,208, 5,76,139,193,173,239,195,2392 :REM*18
241,169,1,141 ,24 4,195,169,2738:REM*190 1180 DATA 240,3,32,195,194,169,0,141,239,19
5,138,201,58,208,23,173,2209 :REM*23 2
1190 DATA 245,195,240,4,169,58,208,43,32,19
5,194,169, 58,32,201,194,2237 :REM*94
1200 DATA 32,74,195,76,221,192,138,201,34,2
08,13,173,24 5,195,73,25 5,2325 :REM*222
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1210 DATA 141,245,195,169,34,76,232,193,201
,32,208,13,17 3,24 5,195,24 0,2592
You Have a Choice. 1220
DATA 0,169,32,32,201,194,76,221,192,20
Numeric Keypads 1,128,176,3,76,232,193,2126 :REM*58
1230 DATA 173,245,195,208,115,138,41,127,14
1,251,195,201,2,208,9,173,2422 :REM*36
1240 DATA 236,195,56,233,2,141,236,195,32,1
95,194,162,0,140,253,195,2465 :REM*25 0
1250 DATA 160,0,236,251,195,240,14,185,158,
160,201 ,129,144,4,232,200,2509:REM*196
1260 DATA 208,240,200,208,242,185,158,160,2
01,129,144, 54,41,127,32,201,2530
1270 DATA 194,173,239,195,208,22,173,251,19
5,201,35,240,15,201,38,24 0,2620
1280 DATA 11,201,52,144,4,201,75,144,3,32,1
CP Numoric KBynaa D*rii] 95,194,173,251,195,201,2076 :REM*45
Jup quality, low pruittc key iwiiche* lor imooihi reliable data entry, 1290 DATA 1,208,9,173,236,195,24,105,2,141,
Easll} connected with computer keyboard.
236,19 5,172,253,195,76,2221 :RE«*161
Nu software w required 1009! Compatible with all programs
1300 DATA 221,192,32,201,194,200,208,189,32
Available i"r Commodore 64. SX-64", VIC-30 and Applt- Ik Comp
One year warranty and available in ihrec models: ,201,194,76,221,192,169,48,2570
Plus Deluxe
DATA 141,231,195,173,242,195,56,237,24
SG9 95
Power Supply :REM*29
• lias bettci Features than the original one -u 1320 DATA 237,241,195,141,243,195,144,5,238
• Is serviceable, p^oi (ii>pi>sji»k-. ,231 ,195,208,230,24,173,240,2940
■ Work! dependably uith one ycai Warrant :REM*159
• For Commodore nnd Atari* Compuiers,
1330 DATA 195,109,242,195,141,242,195,173,2
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1340 DATA 173,231,195,201,48,208,9,173,234,
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S3 00 shtppmg CA ipucJenls aOO G 5*c 5nilys Ta» DaalGt inquiries wolcomo 195,208,7,169,32,206,6,2297 :REM*1
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1350 DATA 141,234,195,173,231,195,32,201,19 1490 DATA 246,195,173,235,195,141,237,195,3

4,169,0,141,237,195,174,252,2764:REM*9 2,210,255,238,229,195,32,228,3036
1360 DATA 195,232,232,189,217,195,2(11,42,20 :REM*221
8,1 ,96,142,252,195,141,24 0,2778:REM*85 1500 DATA 255,208,2,240,30,169,128,141,249,
1370 DATA 195,232,189,217,195,141,241,195,7 195,141,250,195,206,249,195,2853
6,23B,193,173,254,195,201,64,2999 :REM*219
:REM*19 1510 DATA 208,251,206,250,195,208,246,32,22
1380 DATA 240,96,32,199,194,162,0,189,133,1 8,255,240,251,20!,81,208,3,3063:REM*97
95,240,6,32,210,255,232,2415 :REM»157 1520 DATA 141,233,195,172,247,195,174,248,1
1390 DATA 208,245,162,0,189,254,195,240,6,3 95,96,32,199,194,17 3,232,195,2921
2,210,255,232,208,245,162,2843:REH*251 :REM*51
1400 DATA 0,189,211,195,240,6,32,210,255,23 1530 DATA 201,80,208,43,173,229,195,201,80,
2,208,245,169,0,17 4,244,2610 :REM*79 144,8,238,238,195,169,0,24 02 :REM*243
1410 DATA 195,140,253,195,32,205,189,172,25 1540 DATA 141,229,195,238,238,195,173,238,1
3,195,32,199,194,162,0,189,2605 95,201,62,144,18,173,254,195,2889
:REM*133 :REM*84
1420 DATA 133,195,240,6,32,210,255,232,208, 1550 DATA 201,64,240,11,162,5,32,199,194,20
245,162,67,169,45,32,210,24 41 :REM*111 2,208,250,32,91,194,169,2254 :REM*250
1430 DATA 255,202,208,248,32,199,194,32,199 1560 DATA 1,141,246,195,96,32,32,32,32,32,3
,194,169,5,141,238,195,238,2749 2,0,147,73,85,84,1266 :REM*240
:REM*255 1570 DATA 80,85,84,32,84,79,32,80,82,73,78,
1440 DATA 244,195,96,169,32,208,2,169,13,14 84,69,82,32,79,1135 :REM*58
0,247,195,142,248,195,141,24 36:REM*119 1580 DATA 82,32,83,67,82,69,69,78,32,40,80,
1450 DATA 235,195,201,32,208,17,205,237,195 47,83,41,63,32,980 :REM*16 4
,240,67,173,237,195,201,40,2678 1590 DATA 0,84,89,80,69,32,73,78,32,65,32,7
:REM*209 2,69,65,68,73,981 :REM*160
1460 DATA 240,60,173,246,195,208,55,173,246 1600 DATA 78,71,32,70,79,82,32,69,65,67,72,
,195,240,38,174,236,195,201,2875 32,80,65,71,69,1034 :REM*12
:REM*199 1610 DATA 58,13,0,80,65,71,69,32,0,16,39,23
1470 DATA 2,240,4,138,76,251,194,138,56,233 2,3,100,0,10,788 :REM*36
,6,141,230,195,141,229,2274 :REM*103 1620 DATA 0,1,0,42,42,85 :REM*156
1480 DATA 195,240,12,169,32,32,210,255,206,
230,195,208,246,169,0,141 ,2540 :REM*55

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This article) which features Run- Now inserl another disk into your
term Plus, Pan 2, concludes the doc drive and enter
umentation for Run term Plus. For those of you who have SAVE-RUNTERM PLUS",8
Part 2 is a continuation of the code
been anxiously aioaiting the llie lust 12 Pokes are the same ones
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This allows you to load, save and
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Part 2. Use the original code, Run- disk copy from me instead of typing
term Plus. with all on-line services, use
in the program, this series of Pokes
To resume typing in the code, load XModem file transfers, play is already in tin- program.)
and run ML Perfect Typist (see p. 50
interactive modem games, The thirteenth Poke sets a Bag that
in the December '85 issue). activates the routines itt Part 2 of the
Select option 2 from the opening transfer hi-res graphics
code. (You must enter (his I'oke
menu and insert the disk containing screens, and more. whether you typed in the program
the unmodified code for Part I. or ordered the disk copy.)
When prompted for the filename, Your copy of Runterm Plus is now
enter Run term Plus. When prompted complete and ready to use.
for the starling line number, enter
The Opening Menu
the first four digits from the accom POKE 2049,11
POKE 2050,8 Pan 1 was set up to fie used as a
panying listing (Listing 1). Next, type
POKE 2051,10 CUM ASCII terminal program op
in the lines according to the ML Per
POKE 2052,0 erating in half duplex. Now you can
fect Typist instructions.
POKE 2053,158
After you've finished entering the configure Runterm Plus lo fit almost
POKE 205430
code and have saved it to disk us POKE 3050,93
any telecommunications formal.
Runterm Plus, clear your computer POKE 2056,57
When you load and rim Runterm
with SYSS47S8. Enter POKE 2057,52
Plus, you will see an opening screen
P( >KE 2058,0 that gives you six options. You may
POKE 3059,0 set the program to call a specific
and enter the following Pokes in Im POKE2QeO,0 national service, such us Compu
mediate mode: )'< IKE 9; Serve, Delphi or The Source. If you

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modore ASCII. A custom terminal Plus, you can download all files in the two programs make ihe initial
setting is also provided. CompuServe's Commodore Infor connection before transferring the
Run term Plus will set up your com mation Network. The special hand' file. During this delay, you'll be look
puter and modem to communicate shakes that are required to download ing at die bil map of whatever was
wiiii ihe specific service you have se- programs with the extension IMG in the capture buffer. As the transfer
lected; you <l(]ii'i have to worry about arc handled automatically by Run progresses, you will see the back
slop bits, word length or other tech term Plus. ground color change; then, while the
nical aspects of telecommunications. file is being stored to disk, the bit
When using Runterm Plus, be sure High-Resolution Graphics Screens map screen will appear.
lo set your modem to the Originate When the transfer is complete,
Runterm Plus can transfer and
mode. II you have a modem with a Runterm Plus will pause for three
display high-resolution graphics
data/telephone (voice) switch, fust seconds, to allow you to view the hi
screens. To view the screen while
make- tin- call, listen for the carrier
you're downloading it, it must be in
res screen, then the screen will clear
signal, then move the switch lo data, and you'll be back in Terminal mode.
whal is commonly called Doodle for
[In1 selection of any option! except Keep in mind that the Bozatt pro
mat. That is, the file must be con
#6, will cause the screen to clear, tocol can only be used to swap files
structed so that the high-resolution
signifying that Run term Plus is ready. with another terminal program that
color area is placed first in the file,
If you choose option fi, you'll be uses Bozart protocol. Just as you can't
followed by a bit-mapped screen.
asked to specify the parity, word speak English and expeel to be
Although the file will Iransfer wilh-
length, stop bits, duplex and ASCII understood by someone who speaks,
oul problems, this hires feature will
sellings and the deletion character. say, only French, you can't expect
not give you a true copy of a multi
Once you set these parameters, the two different transfer protocols to
colored high-resolution screen,
screen will clear and you'll be ready communicate.
which is longer and in a different
to go on-line. Bozart protocol can be used to get
formal than the regular bit-mapped
In Parl I. 1 discussed bow lo use an error-free iransfer of any file, not
two-color screen.
the capture buffer to upload and jusi graphics files. (The only differ
There are two ways to use this fea
download data. Now we'll look al the ence is dial you don't use Logo-A to
ture. You can either send a hi-res
other two options Runtcnn Plus gives view the non-graphics screen; you go
screen or receive one. Keep in mind,
you for error-free file transfers. directly lo l.ogo-X for the iransfer.)
however, that your buffer contents
Although the speed of transfer de
XModem Transfers will be overwritten during this pro
pends on the file being exchanged
To transfer a file directly 10 or from cess. Before viewing a screen, save
and, especially, on the number of
your disk, use the Logo-X command. your buffer contents lo disk or prim
repeated characters in the file, as a
The sequence for an XModem trans them out before viewing a screen. If
general rule you can expeel to trans
fer is as follows. your local bulletin board uses Bo/art
fer a file 20 percent faster using the
Von select download or upload protocols, you will be able to do
Bozart graphics proiocols instead of
from the oilier computer's menus. graphics downloads from [he board,
XModem. For example, a lypical
The other computer will prompt you too. Check with your SYSOP.
9000-bytc graphics screen lhat takes
when it's ready. You then press Logo- When Runterm Plus is booted, the
about ten minutes to transfer with
X, select X for XModem and type hi-res feature is turned off. To acli-
XModem will transfer in about seven
U or n. vale Ibis feature and view a hi-res
minutes with Bozart protocol. Faster
If tun select U for upload. Run- screen while downloading, use the
speeds are noi possible, due to the
term Plus will ask you to supply the Logo-A command before you begin
constraints ofthe 300 bits-per-second
name of the existing file to lie the downloading process. You can
speed of ihe modem.
uploaded. You will be told when the toggle on and off the H i-Res Graphics
An interesting side effect of this
transfer is completed, and keyboard mode by typing Logo-A, hi-rcs capability is that you can get a
control will resume. To iransfer a hi-res screen, firsi
bitmapped representation of any
If you select D for download, you type I.ogo-A. as previously discussed,
non-graphics file being transferred.
will be asked for the filename and then, when die other computer is
Use Logo-A before the transfer, just
file type. (You must noi use an exist ready, select LogO-X to begin the
as you would if die file were a graph
ing filename.) The program then cre iransfer. Select Bozart protocol and
ics screen.
ates ihe new file on the disk. The then 1) for download, and ihe rest is
As the file is transferred, you'll see
downloading process then becomes automatic.
a kind of abstract design being built
automatic. You need only wait until The special Bozart graphics pro
on your screen. Only actual hi-res
the program notifies you that the tocol is similar lo XModem, but
screens will show you an organized
transfer is complete. faster, more accurate and more au-
picture. However, the abstract de
If noise on the phone line or some tomatic. Ihe protocol switches your
signs general ed by a non-graphics flic-
other problem causes the transmis computer to Hi-Res mode and hack
are more interesting lo waich than
sion to become garbled, then the gar to regular screen mode. Also, it in
the constant waiting/transferring
bled portion will be retransmitted to cludes a handshaking feature, which
messages that normally accompany a
you. If Runterm Plus and the Other checks to make sure that the incom
file transfer.
computer are unable to complete the ing file will fit on your disk. (II the
Changing Terminal Settings
transfer, Runterm Plus will aborl the file won't fit. Runterm Plus will aborl
transfer and return keyboard control the file iransfer and return lo Ter There are times when you'll want
to your computer. minal mode.) lo change your terminal sellings
without restarting the program. To must have a game written specifically patible modems with Runtenn Phis.
redefine your delete key, use Logo- for Runtenn Plus. Ordinary games You should make these Pokes, then
K. The standard delete character is will not work, because they load into save the program to disk before run
an ASCII 127. However, some ser the same locations in memory where ning it.
vices require you 10 use a backspace Rnnierm Plus code resides. The Pokes for Mitey Mo and HES
(ASCII 8), and you may need to revert Runtenn Plus is designed io ac II are:
in the Commodore delete character, commodate games that use the nor POKE 9812,38
ASCII 20. mal screen and keyboard cursor POKE 9813,52
Depending on which service ynu controls, as well as games thai use POKE 0814.S8
.select IVom the opening menu. Rim multiple high-resolution screens and Mitey Mo to call a friend, one of you
term Plus sets ihe delete character. very fast action. If high-resolution will have to be in Originate mode,
For CompuServe and tor linkups us graphics are not used in a game. Run- and the other in Answer mode. Run-
ing Commodore ASCII, the setting is term Plus will accommodate a game term Plus will ask you to choose ei
the regular ASCII 'JO; for Delphi and program up to ;iOK in length. With ther Answer or Originate when you
The Source, the setting is ASCII I 27 hi-res screens, Runtenn Plus will ac- run the program.
(true delete). cepl a game program of up to '-'OK,
To reset any oral! ofyour terminal while leaving some memory still The 1520 Printer/Plotter
parameters, use Logo-T. This com available.
If you have a 1520 Printer/Plotter,
mand will review each setting and liL'X will be publishing a game that
two Pokes will allow you to use it with
prompt you to reset it. you can play using Runtenn Plus. In
Runtenn Plus. The first—POKE 9810,
the meantime, if you are interested 6—changes the device number io (3.
Modem dames
in writing your own modem games,
The second—POKE 9811,n—changes
The LogO'G command allows you write to me, and I'll tell you how the secondary address at location
to load and run a special game pro- to ol)tain instructions, programmers1
9811, where n is ihe number for the
gram while on-line. This feature lets guides and assembly language mod
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two people with copies of Runtenn ules to help you make use of all the
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0735 5B 41 E0 01 DO 03 4C 8B OC 4C 36 94 06
Listing 1 . Runtem Plus, Part 2. 0736 0E C9 5E DO 03 4C 7C 29 C9 5C DO CE 07
0737 08 A9 20 BD AF 41 4C 7C 29 C9 7C 65 07
0701 18 AD AF 41 8D DA 41 C9 18 DO 01 CC 07 0738 DO 08 A9 7D 8D AF 41 4C 7C 29 C9 17 08
0702 60 20 87 IC AE 4E 41 E0 01 F0 D8 C7 07 0739 7D DO 08 A9 7C 8D AF 41 4C 7C 29 CB 07
0703 AD DA 41 C9 31 DO 0D A2 01 8E 3C CB 07 0740 C9 41 B0 03 4C 7C 29 AE 5B 41 E0 BC 07
0704 41 A2 02 8E 3B 41 4C 75 28 C9 32 93 06 0741 01 F0 03 4C 51 2A 29 7F 8D AF 41 C5 06
0705 DO 0D A2 00 8E 3C 41 A2 03 8E 3B B9 06 0742 C9 5B B0 08 09 80 8D AF 41 4C 7C 90 07
0706 41 4C 75 28 20 22 18 4C 22 28 A9 85 05 0743 29 C9 5F DO 08 A9 60 8D AF 41 E2
4C 07
0707 F6 8D 19 IC A9 3D 8D 1A IC 20 0A 4E 06 0744 7C 29 C9 60 DO 03 4C 95 29 C9 7B D7 07
0708 ^c 20 4A IC 20 30 18 AD AF 41 3D F8 05 0745 B0 08 29 DF 8D AF 41 4C 7C 29 C9 E0 07
0709 DA 41 C9 18 DO 01 60 20 87 IC AE 63 07 0746 7F DO 10 CD 3A 41 F0 03 4C 95 29 8E 07
0710 4E 41 E0 01 F0 D8 AD DA 41 C9 31 CO 08 0747 A9 14 8D AF 41 4C 7C 29 C9 7B DO 2A 08
0711 DO 06 A9 14 8D 3A 41 60 C9 32 DO 8D 07 0748 08 A9 3C 8D AF 41 4C 7C 29 C9 7C 8C 07
0712 06 A9 08 8D 3A 41 60 C9 33 DO 06 B9 06 0749 DO 08 A9 3E 8D AF 41 4C 7C 29 4C 66 07
0713 A9 7F 8D 3A 41 60 20 22 18 4C 75 74 06 0750 95 29 C9 5B B0 17 AD 18 DO 29 02 57 07
0714 28 A2 00 BE 15 42 8E 16 42 AE 14 21 06 0751 C9 00 DO 03 4C 7C 29 AD AF 41 09 22 07
0715 42 E0 01 F0 20 AE AF 41 8E 14 42 80 07 0752 20 8D AF 41 4C 7C 29 C9 5F DO 03 79 07
0716 20 13 29 AE 16 42 18 6A 90 48 AD 35 06 0753 4C 95 29 C9 60 DO 08 A9 5F 8D AF 40 08
0717 AF 41 09 80 8D AF 41 A2 02 8E 14 09 07 0754 41 4C 7C 29 C9 7B B0 1C AD 18 DO C9 07
0718 42 4C 2B 29 AE AF 41 8E 14 42 20 52 06 0755 29 02 C9 00 F0 013 AD AF 41 29 DF 87 07
0719 13 29 AE 16 42 18 6A B0 28 AD AF C7 06 0756 8D AF 41 4C 7C 29 A9 20 8D AF 41 A8 07
0720 41 09 80 8D AF 41 A2 01 8E 14 42 9E 06 0757 4C 7C 29 C9 7F B0 03 4C 97 2A C9 B7 07
0721 4C 2B 29 AD 14 42 18 6A 8D 14 42 D9 05 0758 A1 B0 03 4C 95 29 C9 Cl B0 08 A9 3F 08
0722 90 03 EE 16 42 EE 15 42 AE 15 42 F5 06 0759 20 8D
AF 41 4C 7C 29 C9 DB 90 08 C1 07
0723 E0 08 90 E9 60 60 AE 5B 41 E0 01 IF 08 0760 A9 20 8D AF 41 4C 7C 29 AD 18 DO C4 07
0724 DO 08 AD AF 41 29 7F 8D AF 41 AD 1B 08 0761 29 02 C9 00 F0 C9 AD AF 41 29 7F EB 07
0725 AF 41 C9 20 B0 74 C9 08 DO 18 AE 39 08 0762 8D AF 41 4C 7C 29 0D 0D D4 52 41 E9 06
0726 5B 41 E0 00 DO 09 AD 3A 41 8D AF 8F 07 0763 4E 53 46 45 52 20 49 4E 20 50 52 F2 05
0727 41 4C 7C 29 A9 14 8D AF 41 4C 7C 0B 07 0764 4F 47 52 45 53 53 0D 0D 00 0D 20 16 05
0728 29 C9 0D DO 03 4C 7C 29 C9 14 DO 48 07 0765 D4 52 41 4E 53 46 45 52 52 49 4E CB 06
0729 13 AE 5B 41 E0 01 DO 03 4C 7C 29 DB 06 0766 47 20 C2 4C 4F 43 4B 20 00 0D D7 54 06
0730 AD 3A 41 8D AF 41 4C 7C 29 A2 00 12 07 0767 41 49 54 49 4E 47 00 0D 0D C5 4E E8 05
0731 8E B2 41 AE 10 42 E0 01 F0 21 AE FC 07 0768 44 20 4F 46 20 D4 52 41 4E 53 4D 6E 06
0732 5B 41 EO 01 F0 03 4C 63 1D 4C F3 57 07 0769 49 53 53 49 4F 4E 0D 0D 00 0D 0D 0A 05
0733 1D A9 00 8D AF 41 A9 01 8D B2 41 4A 07 0770 C8 45 41 44 45 52 20 C5 52 52 4F 03 07
0734 AE 10 42 E0 01 F0 03 4C 88 29 AE 5D 07 0771 52 0D 0D 00 0D 0D C3 48 45 43 4B 67 05
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0772 53 55 4D 20 C5 52 52 4F 52 OD OD 3D 06 0846 A7 2E AE 1F 42 CA EC DA 41 DO 22 F5 08
0773 00 OD OD C2 4C 4F 43 4B 20 C9 C4 B7 06 0847 A2 00 8E 29 42 20 7B 33 20 03 34 OF 06
0774 20 CD 49 S3 4D 41 54 43 48 OD OD 16 06 0848 20 IC 1D 20 3F 32 4C 32 2D AE 01 94 05
0775 00 OD D2 45 41 44 49 4E 47 OD OD A8 05 0849 5B 8E DA 41 EC 1F 42 DO D8 4C A7 3D 09
0776 00 20 81 2C A2 00 8E 26 42 A2 00 OF 06 0850 2E 20 15 33 A2 00 8E 2B 42 4C 18 E9 05
0777 8E 27 42 AE 3B 41 EO 00 FO 03 20 1D 07 0851 34 A2 83 BE 4C 41 AE 28 42 EO 01 CO 07
0778 84 IF A9 42 8D 19 1C A9 26 8D 1A DO 06 0852 FO OC AE 4C 41 BD 00 5A 8D AF 41 IF 08
0779 IC 20 OA IC 20 4A 1C AE 78 26 8E CD 05 0853 4C C8 2E AE 4C 41 BD 00 5B 8D AF 26 08
0780 86 41 8E 5E 41 A2 3A 8E 87 41 8E CO 07 0854 41 AD AF 41 CD 48 42 FO 06 20 07 A8 07
0781 5F 41 A2 02 8E 4C 41 20 BC IE AE 14 07 0855 33 4C 18 34 AE 28 42 EO 01 FO 12 1D 07
0782 36 41 A9 2C 9D 86 41 E8 AD CF 41 63 08 0856 18 AD 00 5A 6D 01 5A 18 6D 02 5A 20 06
0783 9D 86 41 E8 A9 2C 9D 86 41 E8 A9 25 09 0857 C9 00 DO 12 4C 04 2F 18 AD 00 5B A3 06
0784 57 9D 86 41 E8 A9 00 9D 86 41 8E 4E 08 0858 6D 01 5B 18 6D 02 5B C9 00 FO 06 C4 06
0785 36 41 AE 3B 41 EO 00 FO 21 AE 76 C7 07 0859 20 F9 32 4C 18 34 A2 03 8E 4C 41 FE 06
0786 26 8E 75 26 20 CC FF A9 OF 20 C3 E7 07 0860 20 CC FF A2 03 20 C9 FF AE 2C 42 FO 08
0787 FF 20 90 16 20 DB 17 AE 5A 41 EO 13 08 0861 EO 01 FO 08 A2 01 8E 17 42 4C 81 8D 07
0788 01 DO 03 4C 32 35 4C ED 2C AE 1C CA 06 0862 2F AE 28 42 EO 00 FO OC AE 4C 41 BC 07
0789 42 EO 01 DO OB 20 C4 2C A2 02 8E 55 07 0863 BD 00 SA 20 D2 FF 4C 69 2F AE 17 10 08
0790 IA 42 20 EB 3D 4C 21 34 A2 01 8E BC 06 0864 42 EO 01 DO 26 A2 00 8E 17 42 AE BO 07
0791 27 42 A9 42 8D 19 1C A9 26 8D IA A3 06 0865 03 5B EO 04 DO 1A AE 04 5B EO 00 7A 07
0792 IC 20 OA IC 20 4A 1C A2 00 BE 4C 7C 05 0866 DO 1 3 AE 05 5B EO 43 DO OC AE 06 06 08
0793 41 20 BC 1E 20 4F 2C 20 DB 17 20 21 06 0867 5B EO 43 DO 05 A2 09 8E 4C 41 AE 2A 08
0794 A3 16 AE 5A 41 EO 01 DO 06 20 68 5B 07 0868 4C 41 BD 00 5B 20 D2 FF EE 4C 41 75 08
0795 1C 4C 64 32 AE 3B 41 EO 00 FO 03 16 07 0869 AE 4C 41 EC 2E 42 90 95 20 A3 16 FA 07
0796 4C 24 30 4C F4 38 A2 10 BD 86 41 6A 07 0870 AE 5A 41 EO 01 DO 03 4C B2 2D A2 30 08
0797 E8 E8 E8 9D 86 41 9D 5E 41 CA CA 09 OA 0871 01 8E 2C 42 20 CC FF 20 IC ID 20 C8 06
0798 CA CA EO FF DO EC A9 24 8D 86 41 6E OA 0872 3F 32 AE 2A 42 EO 01 FO 7D A2 00 E3 07
0799 AD 78 26 8D 87 41 A9 3A 8D 88 41 F8 07 0873 8E 29 42 4C 32 2D A2 82 8E 2E 42 2F 07
0800 AE 36 41 E8 E8 E8 BE 36 41 4C D1 1F 09 0874 AE 28 42 EO 01 FO OC AE 2E 42 BD 3A 08
0801 IF A9 OF 20 C3 FF AD 76 26 BD 75 25 08 0875 00 5A 8D DA 41 4C BF 2F AE 2E 42 C5 07
0802 26 20 90 16 A2 00 8E 4C 41 AE 4C C5 06 0876 BD 00 5B 8D DA 41 CE 2E 42 AE 28 40 08
0803 41 BD 5B 26 9D 86 41 EE 4C 41 AE 2F 08 0877 42 EO 01 FO OE AE 2E 42 BD 00 5A C3 07
0804 4C 41 EO 07 90 ED 8E 36 41 A9 00 C3 07 0878 CD DA 41 FO EB 4C E2 2F AE 2E 42 AC 09
0805 8D 56 41 A9 5C 8D 57 41 20 B8 17 62 07 0879 BD 00 5B CD DA 41 FO DD EE 2E 42 9A 09
0806 AD 20 5C 8D D3 41 AD 21 5C 8D D4 7B 08 0880 AE DA 41 EO 00 DO 10 AE CF 41 EO 97 09
0807 41 60 A9 3B 8D 11 DO A9 78 8D 18 EO 07 0881 50 DO 09 EE 2E 42 EE 2E 42 EE 2E 72 08
0808 DO AD 00 DD 29 FE 8D 00 DD 60 A9 IC 09 0882 42 AE 28 42 EO 00 FO 08 A2 00 8E D4 07
0809 IB 8D 1 1 DO A9 15 8D 18 DO AD 00 92 07 0883 28 42 4C 10 30 A2 01 8E 28 42 4C 50 06
0810 DD 09 01 8D 00 DD 2C IC 60
20 A2 E5 06 0884 04 2F 20 CC FF A9 03 20 C3 FF 20 40 08

0811 00 8E 2A 42 8E 2B 42 A2 01 8E IE 6F 06 0885 2C IC 20 00 ID 4C D3 2D A2 1A 8E 90 06

0812 42 20 8F 32 A2 00 8E IE 42 A2 00 81 06 0886 7A 26 A2 00 8E 1F 42 8E 21 42 8E 26 07

0813 8E 1F 42 8E 24 42 8E 21 42 8E 22 B1 06 0887 22 42 BE 23 42 8E 24 42 8E 2A 42 BC 06

0814 42 8E 23 42 A2 84 8E 25 42 A2 30 50 07 0888 8E 29 42 8E 2C 42 A2 30 8E 20 42 2F 07

0815 8E 20 42 A2 01 8E 26 42 A2 83 8E 6B 07 0889 A2 83 BE 25 42 A2 01 8E 32 42 8E C6 07

0816 2E 42 A2 00 8E 29 42 20 IC ID 20 B4 05 0890 27 42 20 E2 33 A2 00 8E 48 42 8E 60 07
0817 7B 32 A2 00 8E 48 42 8E 49 42 20 Dl 06 0891 49 42 A9 01 8D 00 5B 8D AF 41 20 35 07
0818 E2 1A 20 DD 32 20 9D 1D 4C 95 2D 45 07 0892 FO 33 20 23 33 AD 1F 42 8D 01 5B OC 07
0819 AD AF 41 C9 00 FO F3 C9 01 DO 2A 40 09 0893 8D AF 41 20 FO 33 38 A9 FF ED 1F 29 09

0820 A2 00 8E 2A 42 AE 28 42 EO 00 FO B8 07 0894 42 8D 02 5B 20 FO 33
8D AF 41 A2 OC 08

0821 09 AD AF 41 8D 00 5A 4C 6C 2D AD 54 07 0895 03 8E 4F 26 20 CC FF A2 03 20 C6 FB 07

0822 AF 41 8D 00 5B 20 FO 33 20 23 33 C7 06 0896 FF 20 E4 FF 8D AF 41 20 CC FF AE 98 OA

0823 20 03 34 20 C2 32 4C 06 2E C9 04 EF 05 0897 4F 26 AD AF 41 9D 00 5B 20 FO 33 CE 07

0824 DO 08 A2 01 8E 2A 42 4C 9E 2F C9 8F 07 0898 20 4F IB AD 37 41 C9 00 FO 08 A2 94 07

0825 03 DO 03 4C B2 2D C9 18 DO 03 4C 3A 07 0899 01 8E 2A 42 4C D2 30 EE 4F 26 AE DD 07
01 FO 20 08 0900 4F 26 EO 83 90 C7 AD 48 42 A2 83 OF 09
0826 B2 2D 20 C3 IA AE 4A 41 EO
0827 OD 20 CC FF 20 E4 FF C9 18 FO 09 10 09 0901 9D 00 5B 4C 00 31 AE 4F 26 BD 00 DA 06
0828 4C 46 2D 20 4E 32 4C 2C 2D 20 IC 7C 05 0902 SB C9 1A DO 05 A9 00 8D 7A 26 EE 5D 08
0829 1D A9 18 8D AF 41 20 AF 1D A9 03 30 07 0903 4F 26 AE 4F 26 AD 7A 26 9D 00 5B 64 07
0830 8D AF 41 20 AF ID 20 D7 2C 20 CC B6 07 0904 BD AF 41 20 FO 33 EE 4F 26 AE 4F A8 08
0331 FF A9 03 20 C3 FF 20 68 1C A2 00 12 08 0905 26 EO 83 90 E7 4C C7 30 AE 32 42 EE 08
0832 8E 55 41 8E 2B 42 BE 26 42 BE 2C OF 07 0906 EO 01 DO 3D 20 IC ID 20 41 IB 20 6D 06
0833 42 8E 28 42 8E 2A 42 AE 12 42 8E 05 07 0907 9D 1D AD 97 02 29 08 C9 00 DO 1E 73 07
0834 3B 41 20 CC FF A9 OF 20 C3 FF AD FO 08 0908 AD AF 41 C9 03 DO 03 4C 64 32 C9 73 08
0835 76 26 8D 75 26 20 90 16 A2 00 8E FD 06 0909 18 DO 03 4C 64 32 CD 7B 26 DO 08 AO 07
0836 1A 42 4C E5 OB A2 01 BE 24 42 A2 15 07 0910 A2 00 8E 32 42 4C 44 31 20 30 1B 5E 06
0837 00 8E 29 42 20 FE 1A 20 9D ID AD FD 06 0911 AE 4A 41 EO 01 DO CC 4C 64 32 A2 C9 08
0838 97 02 29 08 C9 00 DO 2A AE 28 42 EB 06 0912 00 8E 29 42 20 C2 32 A2 00 BE 4F IC 07

0839 EO 01 FO OC AE 24 42 AD AF 41 9D 72 08 0913 26 AE 4F 26 BD 00 5B BD AF 41 20 8F 07
0840 00 5A 4C 3B 2E AE 24 42 AD AF 41 08 07 0914 AF ID EE 4F 26 AE 4F 26 EO 84 90 D8 08
0841 9D 00 5B EE 24 42 AE 24 42 EC 25 BA 07 0915 EA 20 IC ID 20 E2 1A 20 CC FF 20 FD 07
0842 42 90 10 4C 5C 2E 20 C3 1A AE 4A F7 06 0916 E4 FF C9 18 DO 09 8D AF 41 20 AF 7D 09
0843 41 EO 01 DO CO 4C 18 34 20 FO 33 D8 07 0917 1D 4C 64 32 20 9D 1D AD 97 02 29 DD 06
0844 4C 10 2E AE 28 42 EO 01 FO 2B AE 98 07 0918 08 C9 00 DO 38 AD AF 41 C9 03 DO A8 08
0845 01 5A 8E DA 41 EC 1F 42 DO 03 4C BD 07 0919 03 4C 64 32 C9 18 DO 03 4C 64 32 12 07

RUN JANUARY 1986 / 87

Listing I continued.

0920 CD 7B 26 DO 06 20 4E 32 4C 49 31 42 07 0994 42 AE 28 42 EO 00 FO 09 AD AF 41 B2 08

0921 CD 7C 26 DO CO A2 00 8E 29 42 AE El 08 0995 8D 00 5A 4C EC 34 AD AF 41 8D 00 60 08
0922 2A 42 EO 01 FO 03 4C 55 30 A2 01 4E 07 0996 5B AE 32 42 EO 01 DO 03 4C 59 35 EF 07
0923 8E 2C 42 4C D7 31 20 C3 1A AE 4A EO 07 0997 20 FO 33 20 23 33 20 03 34 20 C2 D7 06
0998 32 4C 59 35 C9 04 DO 08 A2 01 8E C8 07
0924 41 EO 01 DO 9F 20 DD 32 20 4E 32 FC 07
0999 2A 42 4C B5 38 C9 03 DO 03 4C 32 A9 07
0925 4C 49 31 A2 00 8E 29 42 20 DD 32 2D 07
06 1000 35 C9 18 DO 03 4C 32 35 20 C3 1A 81 07
0926 20 1C 1D 20 E2 1A 20 85 32 20 9D A7
1001 AE 4A 41 EO 01 FO OD 20 CC FF 20 OB 09
0927 1D AD 97 02 29 08 C9 00 DO 16 AD 8F 07
1002 E4 FF C9 18 FO 09 4C 88 34 20 4E 1D 09
0928 AF 41 CD 7B 26 DO 06 20 4E 32 4C CO 07
1003 32 4C 65 34 20 1C 1D A9 18 8D AF 58 07
0929 DC 31 CD 7C 26 DO 03 4C 23 32 20 B1 07
0930 C3 1A 03 4C E8 CO 08 1004 41 20 AF 1D A9 03 8D AF 41 20 AF 11 08
AE 4A 41 EO 01 FO
1005 1D 20 D7 2C 20 CC FF A9 03 20 C3 A7 08
0931 31 20 DD 32 20 4E 32 20 E2 1A 4C OB 07
1006 FF 20 60 17 20 68 1C 4C D3 2D A2 16 08
0932 E8 31 20 CC FF A9 03 20 C3 FF A2 D8 09
0933 00 8E 2A 42 8E 2C 42 20 OC IB 20 02 06 1007 01 8E 24 42 A2 00 8E 29 42 20 FE 9D 07

0934 2C 1C 20 00 ID 4C D3 2D AD 7C 26 C6 06 1008 1A 20 9D 1D AD 97 02 29 08 C9 00 24 07

0935 8D AF 41 20 AF 1D A2 00 8E 29 42 AB 07 1009 DO 51 AE 32 42 EO 01 FO 13 AE 28 EE 08

0936 60 EE 29 42 AE 2)3 42 EO OA 90 22 16 08 1010 42 EO 01 FO OC AE 24 42 AD AF 41 C2 08

0937 68 68 AE 27 42 EO 00 DO 03 4C B2 41 08 1011 9D 00 5A 4C 95 35 AE 24 42 AD AF 70 08

0938 2D 20 CC FF A9 03 20 C3 FF A9 18 11 09 1012 41 9D 00 5B AE 32 42 EO 01 FO 19 39 08
0939 8D AF 41 20 AF 1D 20 68 1C 4C D3 D7 07 1013 AE 24 42 EO 03 DO 12 AE 36 42 EO D4 08
0940 2D 60 AD 7B 26 8D AF 41 20 AF ID FO 07 1014 01 FO OB AD AF 41 8D 25 42 AA CA F7 08
0941 60 AD 74 26 3D AF 41 20 AF 1D 60 1D 06 1015 8E 47 42 EE 24 42 AE 24 42 EC 25 87 08
0942 A9 D9 8D 19 1C A9 2A 8D 1A 1C 20 A3 07 1016 42 90 10 4C 8D 36 20 C3 1A AE 4A DE 07
0943 0A 1C AE 1E 42 EO 01 DO IE A2 00 54 07 1017 41 EO 01 DO 99 4C 9A 3D AE 32 42 C9 08
0944 8E AC 41 AE 4C 41 BD 53 3E 8D AF 90 08 1018 EO 01 FO OB AE 24 42 EC 47 42 BO OF 09
0945 41 20 AF ID EE 4C 41 AD AF 41 C9 BF 08 1019 03 20 FO 33 4C 63 35 AE 1A 42 EO OF 09
0946 00 FO 03 4C A8 32 60 A9 F2 8D 19 6C 08 1020 01 DO 03 4C 67 36 38 A9 FF ED 01 87 08
0947 1C A9 2A 8D 1A 1C 20 OA 1C A9 20 74 06 1021 5B CD 04 5B FO 03 4C 65 34 38 A9 3D 08
0948 8D 19 1C A9 42 8D 1A 1C 20 OA 1C 6A 06 1022 FF ED 02 5B CD 05 5B FO 03 4C 65 18 09
0949 60 A9 08 8D 19 1C A9 2B 8D 1 A 1C IF 07 1023 34 38 A9 FF ED 03 5B CD 06 5B FO 7C 09
0950 20 OA 1C 60 A9 11 8D 19 1C A9 2B AC 06 1024 03 4C 65 34 AD 02 5B CD D4 41 90 64 08
0951 8D 1A 1C 20 OA 1C 60 A9 29 8D 19 98 06 1025 1D FO 10 A9 6C 8D 19 1C A9 3E 3D 69 08
0952 1C A9 20 8D lA 1C 20 OA 1C 60 A9 BA 06 1026 1A 1C 20 OA 1C 4C 32 35 AD 02 5B 3B 06
0953 3A 8D 19 1C A9 2B 8D 1A 1C 20 OA 76 06 1027 CD D3 41 90 03 4C 23 36 AE 1ft 42 26 08
0954 1C 60 A9 4D 8D 19 1C A9 2B 8D 1A 69 07 1028 EO 01 DO 03 4C 67 36 AE 36 41 CA 90 08
0955 1C 20 OA 1C 60 EE 1F 42 AD 20 42 DB 06 1029 CA CA AD 03 5B 3D CF 41 9D 86 41 A5 09
0956 8D B3 41 AD 21 42 8D B4 41 AD 22 9E 08 1030 20 DB 17 20 A3 16 AE 5A 41 EO 01 1B 08
0957 42 8D B5 41 A9 00 8D B6 41 8D B7 F3 08 1031 DO 03 4C 32 35 A2 00 8E 32 42 A2 D3 07
095S 41 8D B8 41 20 3F IE AD B3 41 8D 30 08 1032 01 8E DB 41 A2 00 8E 28 42 8E IF FA 07
0959 20 42 AD B4 41 8D 21 42 AD B5 41 56 08 1033 42 8E 21 42 8E 22 42 A9 30 8D 20 B4 07
0960 8D 22 42 AE 20 42 EO 32 DO IB AE 6C 08 1034 42 20 1C 1D 20 3F 32 4C 6B 34 AE CF OG
0961 21 42 EO 35 DO 14 AE 22 42 EO 36 45 08 1035 32 42 EO 01 DO 03 4C E5 35 AE 28 6F 08
0962 DO OD A2 30 8E 20 42 A2 00 8E 21 B2 07 1036 42 EO 01 FO OE 38 A9 FF ED 03 5A 57 09
0963 42 8E 22 42 60 AE IF 42 EO 00 FO 36 08 1037 CD 04 5A FO 11 4C A2 37 38 A9 FF 3E 09
09G4 5C CE 1F 42 A2 02 8E BC 41 AE BC E8 OS 1038 ED 03 5B CD 04 5B FO 03 4C A2 37 9D 08
0965 41 BD 20 42 C9 00 DO OD CE BC 41 96 08 1039 AE 28 42 EO 01 FO 2E AE 01 5A 8E BD 08
0966 AE BC 41 EO FF FO CF 4C 8A 33 AE C6 OA 1040 DA 41 EC IF 42 DO 03 4C 08 37 AE 84 08
0967 BC 41 BD 20 42 C9 30 DO OE A9 39 9C 08 1041 1F 42 CA EC DA 41 DO 25 A2 00 8E 68 09
0968 AE BC 41 9D 20 42 CE BC 41 4C A1 2A 09 1042 29 42 20 7B 33 20 03 34 20 15 33 OA 06
0969 33 AA CA 8A AE BC 41 9D 20 42 AD 51 09 1043 20 1C 1D 20 3F 32 4C 6B 34 AE 01 97 06
0970 20 42 C9 30 DO 15 AD 21 42 C9 00 E3 07 1044 5B 8E DA 41 EC IF 42 DO D5 4C 08 5E 09
0971 FO OE 8D 20 42 22 42
AD 8D 21 42 B9 07 1045 37 20 1 5 33 A2 00 8E 2B 42 4C 9A 37 07
0972 A9 00 8D 22 42 20
03 34 60 A9 63 29 07 1046 3D AE 25 42 CA CA 8E 4C 41 8E 25 CA 08
0973 8D 19 1C A9 2B 8D 1A 1C 20 OA 1C ec 06 1047 42 AE 28 42 EO 01 FO 18 AE 4C 41 95 08
0974 60 18 AD 48 42 6D AP 41 8D 48 42 F1 07 1048 BD 00 5A 8D AF 41 EE 4C 41 AE 4C 21 09
0975 AD 49 42 69 00 8D 49 42 60 18 AD AD 07 1049 41 BD 00 5A 8D DA 41 4C 47 37 AE 91 08
0976 1F 42 6A BO 08 A2 00 8E 28 42 4C 39 07 1050 4C 41 BD 00 5B 8D AF 41 EE 4C 41 B7 08
0977 1 7 34 A2 01 8E 28 42 60 20 7B 33 E5 06 1051 AE 4C 41 BD 00 5B 8D DA 41 AD AF 72 09
0978 20 03 34 4C 2C 2D A2 00 8E 2A 42 6A 06 1052 41 CD 48 42 DO OB AD DA 41 CD 49 6D 09
0979 8E 2B 42 A2 00 8E 1E 42 20 8F 32 3F 07 1053 42 DO 03 4C 60 37 20 07 33 4C 9A 55 07
0980 A2 00 8E 1E 42 A2 00 BE 1F 42 8E 83 07 1054 3D AE 28 42 EO 01 FO IF 18 AD 00 28 08
0981 24 42 8E 21 42 8E 22 42 8E 1B 42 09 07 1055 5A 6D 01 5A 18 6D 02 5A 8D AF 41 9F 07
0982 8E 28 42 8E 36 42 8E 3A 42 8E 23 SF 07 1056 AE 36 42 EO 01 FO 2C AD AF 41 C9 A9 09
0983 42 A2 30 8E 20 42 A2 01 8E 26 42 74 07 1057 00 DO IP 4C 00 38 18 AD 00 5B 6D 21 07
0984 8E 32 42 A2 00 8E 29 42 20 1C 1D CE 06 1058 01 5B 18 6D 02 5B 8D AF 41 AE 36 C1 07
0985 20 7B 32 A2 00 8E 48 42 8E 49 42 79 07 1059 42 EO 01 FO OD AD AF 41 C9 00 FO 99 09
0986 20 E2 1A 20 DD 32 20 9D 1D AD 97 43 08 1060 5E 20 F9 32 4C 9A 3D AD AF 41 C9 56 09
0987 02 29 08 C9 00 FO 03 4C 1 5 35 AD OD 07 1061 01 DO F3 4C 00 38 A2 00 8E 4C 41 2A 08
0988 AF 41 C9 00 FO EA C9 01 DO 21 A2 CC 09 1062 AE 25 42 E8 E8 8E 25 42 AE 1A 42 OA 09
0989 00 8E 2A 42 A2 00 8E 36 42 A2 FF 20 08 1063 EO 01 FO 08 20 CC FF A2 03 20 C9 79 09
0990 8E 25 42 AE 32 42 £0 01 FO 03 4C 15 08 1064 FF AD AF 41 20 A3 3D AE 1A 42 EO AE 09
□ 991 CC 34 A2 07 8E 25 42 4C DC 34 C9 A2 08 1065 01 FO 09 AD AF 41 20 D2 FF 20 CC 9D 09
0992 02 DO 43 A2 00 8E 2A 42 A2 01 8E C2 07 1066 FF EE 4C 41 AE 4C 41 EC 25 42 90 C2 09
0993 36 42 A2 09 8E 25 42 A2 08 8E 47 78' 07 1067 DO 4C 9D 38 A2 00 8E DB 41 20 1C A4 08


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Plugs into 115V outlet!

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Snap-on compuler keyboardl 64K RAM. 20K ROM. Full- Print method: Bi-direcltonal impact dot matrix. "Easy Scrip!" One of the most powerful word pro
cessors at any price! Cut re-typing, create docu
size typewriter keyboard. Upper and lower case Character matrix: 6 i 7 ilol matrix.
tellers, numerals, symbols, reverse characlors, 2 ments Iron standard paragraphs, do personalised
Characters: Upper and lower case letters, numerals
letters, see and change a document belore it is print
cursor control keys. 4 lunclion keys, programma and symbols. All PET graphic characters.
ed. Instruction manual has eitensive training sec
ble lo 8. Music synthesizer with 3 independeni Graphic!: 7 vertical dOIS — maximum 48Ocolumns
voices, each with 9 octave range. Input/output ports tion mat simplifies use... even lor someone who
Dot addressable
nas never used a computer or word processor before1
accommodate , , ■ user, serial, ROM cartridge. joy- Character codes: CBM ASCII code.
Sticks, external monitor, phone modem Prinl speed: 60 characters per second.
"The Manager" A sophisticated database manager
lor business or home use Business uses accounts
Built-in disk drivel Intelligent (ugh speed unit with Maximum columns: BO column;
payable/receivable, inventory, appointments, task
5'/." floppy disk recorder. 170K lormatted data stor Character spacing: 10 characters per inch. manager Home uses, mailing lists, dome inventory,
age; 35 tracks 1BK flOM. Uses single sided, single
Line feed (pacing: 6 lines per inch in character mode recipes, collection organizer, investment tracking,
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keyboard instrument, Polyphonic.
rhythm on the musical keyboard. strument. You learn to pliiy j;, pre-recorded
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playing musical notes in minutes with fun and
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• Built in metronome.
Recording [wilh ConcertMaster] "Jingle Bells"
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Built in interface for Commodore 64, Com
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modore I2fl. plugs rif>ht in to joystick port no.
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olher musicians can read and play. Any Programmer's been recorded or loaded into the Irack.
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Tool Kit ing another to build layers of instruments.
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If you load the program without made. The program (lie is then
the "1" command, it will not auto opened for reading.
matically start execution; however, At line 80, you are asked for the
you can neither list nor save the pro name to he given the output file; that
gram to produce a working copy. is, the auto-Start version ol the pro
Self-running programs are possi gram. The output fill" is then opened
ble due to various operating system For writing.
subroutine vectors in low memory. At line 1 10, the machine language
You can change these vectors to routine in the cassette buffer is cus
point to machine language routines. tomized for the machine the pro
Au to-Run Creates a program file gram is running on—C-64 or VIC-'JO.
that actually loads right over these At line 130, the first two bytes,
vectors. which represent the start address of
One important vector, the warm- the program file in low-byte, high-
start link at location SIWO-'-SOSOS, is byte format, are read from the input
changed to point in a small machine file. These two bytes will vary, de
language routine in the cassette pending on whether the machine is
buffer. After the program loads, this an unexpanded or expanded VIC or
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then set to this start address minus 1. out for the semicolons in tlie Print gram to (he disk, run Auto-Run to
Next, at line l-l<>. the two charac statements. Any auto-siart program produce an auto-starting copy, then
ters CHR$(2) and CHR$(S) are writ you create will not work if you leave delete the copy of the original file.
ten to the outpui file. These two bytes out any of the semicolons. He sure to remove any cartridges
represent the start address assigned As always, be careful with the Data or expansion boards before you run
to the iHiijHil fill1. I he value is S0;i()2. statements. If you get an Error in Auto-Run if you expect the auto-Start
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start vector. gram, check to see that you have en without them. Or leave them in place
Then the characters CMRS(60) and tered the Data statements correctly. if you expect the program to run
CHR$(3) are written. These repre Using Auto-Run with them.
sent the value |0S3C, which will be If your intention in producing an
To use Auto-Run, first load it into
loaded over the warm-atari vector; auto-start program is to prevent your
your machine and run it. Then, insert
J033C is the address of the start of program from being examined, you
the disk that contains your program
the cassette buffer in which the auto must take the necessary steps to make
into the disk drive. Type in the name
start, code is present. your original program airtight. That
of your program. When you are
Lines 150 and 160 Poke ihe com is. there should be no way ol getting
asked for the output name, type in
mand lo lie issued to Bask by the out of tlie program without its con
the name you want to give the auto
auto-Start code into the proper place sent, short of powering down the
start copy of your program.
in the casselte buffer. In this case, the machine. Of course, no protection
Tile screen will clear and the pro
Hasic command is Run. Advanced scheme is perfect, so there is always
gram will start working. Tlie program
programmers who wish lo create some way of examining any program.
takes a couple of minutes lo create
auto-Star I machine language files Some simple measures you can
the output lile—longer for long pro
might want to change "RUN" to a take are to disable the runtetop and
grams. When the program is done,
"SYSxxxxx" command, where xxxxx run/stop and restore keys and to use
you can test your new program file.
is the address of the machine lan the New command in the program
Type in
guage program. lo delete Ihe program from memory.
Next, at line i7(), the contents of I .<)A11" | > log] I ;i mi'" .H. 1
To disable the keys, simply type
memory from just above the warm- where progname is the name of the POKEtf()8,2M (normal value is 237) on
siart vector up to just below the start auto-start copy of your program. Im the C-64 or POKK808,10() (normal
of the input program are copied to mediately after loading, the program value is 112} on the VIC-20. Type these
the output file. should start running. Pokes before you run Auto-Run, and
Finally, at line 1!)(), the remaining To copy an auto-starting program they will carry over to the auto-starting
portion of tlie input file is copied to created by Auto-Run to another disk, program. A nice side-effect of using
the output lile. The disk files are then yon may use any one of various file- these Pokes is that the List function
closed and the program stops. copying programs or machine lan will also be disabled. El
guage monitors. You cannot load the
Typing the Program
program and save it in the normal
Auto-Run is a fairly short program, manner. Address all author correspondence to
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R" :REM*138 ,1)):NEXTI :REM*20
XTI:IFS=3677THEN40 :REM*228 I :REM*82
60 CLOSE4:CLOSE5:CLOSE15:OPEN15,8,15,"l":CL 200 GOSUB230 :REM*202
OSE15:OPEN15,8,15 :REM*170 210 CLOSE4:CLOSE5:CLOSE15 :REM*240
70 OPEN4,8,4,"0:"+F1$+",P,R":GOSUB23 0: 220 PRINTE1$:PRINT"D0NE":END :REM*30
90 OPEN5,8,5,"0:"+F1$+",P,W":GOSUB230:IFER< 240 PRINTE1$;T;S:RETURN :REM*78
>0TI]ENCLOSE5:GOTU80 :REM*17 2 250 DATA169,131,141,2,3,169,196,141,3,3
100 Z$ = C!IR$(0) :REM*96 :REM*160
110 POKE829,PEEK(770):POKE834,PEEK(771 ):POK 260 DATA160,0,18 5,91,3,153,0,2,24 0,3
E857,PEEK(771) :REM*60 :REM*175
120 PRINTCHR$(147)"WAIT" :REM*234 270 DATA200,208,24 5,162,255,16f),1 ,76,134,19
130 GET#4,A$:GET#4,B$:L=ASC(A$+Z$)+256*ASC( 6 :REM*121
B$+Z$)-1 :REM*22 280 DATA0,82,85,78,0 :REM*55
140 PRINT#5,CHR$(2)CHR$( 3 ) CHR$ ( 60 ) CE!R$ ( 3 } ;
150 C$="RUN"+CHR$<0) :REM*192
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in the maze, or there might-
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In most computer word-scramble If you've spelled ihe word cor

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and displays it on the screen. The each letter in the word. There is no
player then types in the correct word. time limit for clearing the maze.
This game. Word Jumbler (Listing However, bonus points are awarded
11, is a little different, First, you are if you do this in k-ss lhan 30 seconds;
presented with eighl categoi ies, each you gain one point for each of ihe
dealing with a different subject. With remaining seconds. Since the star
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Making Changes
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1 :REM*32
230 FORX=1TO100:NEXT:IF(PEEK{5632O)AND16)=0
THEN290 :REM*72
240 J=15-{PEEK(56320)AND1SJ:IFJ=1THENDI=-80
:GOTO270 :REM*198
250 IFJ=2THENDI=80:GOTO270 :REM*56
260 GOTO230 :REM*247
270 NP=OP+DI:IFNP<110QORNP>1668TI1EN230
C,3:OP=NP:GOTO23 0 :REM*249
29 0 RESTORE:CA=(OP-1028)/80:ONCAGOSUB300,31
300 RETURN :REM*103
380 FORX=1TO20:READW${X):NEXT :REM*137
390 PRINT"(SUFT CLR)":POKE53280,0:POKE53281
Listing 1. Wbrdjumbler program. ,0:POKEC46,1 :REM*249
10 DIMD${23),TS<5),WS(20),L1(12),L2(12) B(24)"BONUS"TAB(31)"TOTAL" :REMT231
:REM*146 410 WC=0:TC=0:CU=18 :REM*147
20 D$(0I="(HOME}":FORX=1TO23:D$(X)=D$(X-1 ) + 420 WC=WC+1 :IFWO5THEN800 :REM*203
"(CRSR DN)":NEXT:C=54 272:FORX=1TO160:REA 430 TC=TC+2:POKE646,TC:PRINTDS(2)TAB(11)")C
DW$:NEXT :REM*220 TRL 9)(17 SPACEs)":FORX=1TO3 :REM*209
30 F0RX=1T012:READI,1 {X):NEXT:PRINT"(SHFT CL 440 PRINTTAB(11)"{CTRL 9) {3 CRSR RTs} (3 C
R}":POKE53280,0:POKE53281,0:POKE646,1 RSR RTs) (3 CRSR RTs) {3 CRSR RTs} ":PR
:REM*232 INTTABU1 ("{CTRL 9) "TABI27}" ":REM*179
40 PRINTD$(12)TAB|17) WHAT2IT":FORX=15TO1ST 450 PRINTTAB(11)"(CTRL 9) {3 CRSR RTs} {3 C
EP-1:POKE646,X :REM*104 RSR RTS} {3 CRSR RTs} {3 CRSR RTs} ":PR
50 PRINTD$(10)TAB(15) {CTRL 9)(11 SPACES}": INTTAB(11)"(CTRL 9)(2 SPACEs)(CRSR RT}{
S(8)TAI3{13)"{CTRL 9){15 SPACES)" :REM*68 460 PRINTTAB{11)"{CRSR UP)(CTRL 9}{17 SPACE
70 's 1TO7 : PRINTTAB ( 1 3 ) " (CTRL 9 ! "TAB ( 27 ) s}":POKE646,13 :REM*89
" ":NEXT:PRINTTAB(13}"{CTRL 9> <15 SPACES 470 FORX=1TO12:L2(X)=L1(X):NEXT:LP=0:WP$=""
}" :REM*122 :REM*97
80 PRTNTD$<6)TAB(11)"{CTRL 9}{19 SPACEs)":F 480 WN=INT(RND(1)*20)+1:IFW$(WN)=""THEN480
ORY=1TO11 :REM*72 :REM*2B3
90 PRINTTAB(11)"(CTRL 9) "TAB(29)" ":NEXT:P 490 LP=LP+1:IFLP>LEN(WS(WN))THEN520:REM*17 7
RINTTABfli)"{CTRL 9){19 SPACES}":REM*136 500 X=INT(RND(1 )*12)*1 : IFL2 (X) ^0TIIEN500
T (S<S PRINTD$(4}TAB(9)"(CTRL 9 J ( 23 SPACEs}":F :REM*191
ORY=1TO15 :REM*188 510 POKEL2(X),ASC(MID$(W$(WN),LP,1)}-64:POK
110 PRINTTAB(9)"{CTRL 9} "TAB(31)" ":NEXT:P EL2(X)+C,14:L2{X)=0:GOTO490 :REM*53
RINTTAB(9|"{CTRL 9){23 SPACES}":NEXT 520 X-INT(RND(1)*12)+1:IFL2{X)=0THEN52O
:REM*68 :REM*228
120 FORX=CTOC+23:POKEX,0:NEXT:POKEC + 24,1 5:P 530 OP=L2(X):POKEOP,42:POKEOP*C,7:TIS="0000
OKEC+5,10:POKEC+6,10 :REM*122 00" :REM*246
130 READ[[;IFH = 0THEN160 :REM*94 540 FORX=1TO60:NEXT:IF(PEEK(56 320)AND16)=0T
140 READI,:POKEC,I.:POKEC+1 ,II: POKEC+4 ,1 7 :FORX IIEN620 :REM*23ft
=1TO100:NEXT:POKEC+4,16 :REM*14 55 0 J=15-(PEEK(56320)AND15):IFJ = 1TFIENDI=-40
150 FORX=1TO75:NEXT:GOTO130 :REM*158 :GOTO600 :REM*214
160 PRINT"(SHFT CLR}":POKE532S0,2:POKE53281 560 IFJ=2THENDI=40:GOTO600 :REM*222
,3:POKE646,6:PRINTD$(2)TAB( 6 } " I' M HUNGR 570 IFJ=4THENDI=-1:GOTO600 :REM*14
Y" :REM*42 580 IFJ=8THENDI=1:GOTO600 :REM*206
:REM*190 620 IFPEEK(OP-40)>26THEN540 :REM*208
S, NO LEGS":POKE646,2 :REM*238 65 0 T=VAL(TI$} :POKE646 ,1 0 : POKEOP, 32 : POKEOP*-
il JOYSTICK. ..." :REM*124
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670 POKEC+24,0:FORQ=1TO3:NEXT:NEXT:COTO690 850 POKE646,13:PRINTTAB(10)"(2 CRSR DNs)M0V
:REM*226 E ";:POKE646,3:PRINT"{UP ARROW)";:POKE6
68 0 POKECt-24,1 5 : POKEC, 1 0 : POKEC-t-1 , 1 00 : POKEC + 46,13 :REM*79
690 CU=CU+1:PRINTD${CU)TAB(4)W$(WN);:SC=0:I 870 IF)PEEK(56 320IAND16)-0THEN930 :REM*13
FWP$=W$(WN)THENSC=LEN(WP$) :REM*14 880 J=15-(PEEK(5632Si)AND15):IFJ=4THENDI = -4:
700 PRINTTAB(19) ; : IFSC< 1 0THENPRINT1' "; GOTO910 :REM*191
:REM*134 890 IFJ=8THENDI=4:GOTO910 :REM»179
710 PRINTSC;TAB(26); :BO=0 : IFT< 30THENBO=30-T 900 GOTO870 :REM*233
:REM*78 910 NP-OP+DI:IFNP<1807ORNP>1811THEN870
720 IFSC=0THEN[IO = 0 :REM*48 :REM*87

730 IFBOO0THENPRINT" "j :HEM*218 920 POKENP-tC, 3 :POKEOP , 32 : POKENP , 30 : POKEOP + C

10THENPRINT" "; :REM*248 930 IFOP=1807THEN160 :REM*65
750 PRINTTS(WC):POKE64 6,15 :REM*62 940 SY564759 :REM"239
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Final Tips
way the print seems to form itself out of nothing, some-
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For speedier execution, yon may also use texi without the following guidelines:
the kaleidoscope background. The Prim Shop also con I. Use software thai permits a variety of type sizes.
tains eighi different fonts, so you may match the type to Standard-size type can be difficult to read from the av
die situation. erage TV viewing distance.
However, The Prinl Shop is not a color program, so '2., Use something thai gives you a variety of fonts. A
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Because you are working from a program, taping the
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The format is
!}>a9A Working with machine language—You can easily
MID) (siring I .position < .length >i = Miin^'J tell when a liasic program Includes a machine language
What happens is the first length characters of string^ routine, because you'll see one or more Data statements
replace tlie length characters of string], starting at the whose elements are numbers between 0 and 255. Those
variable "position." The remainder of String] is not numbers are the machine language program, and the
affected. Basil program always includes some Pokes to put lliem
The length is an option, but if you leave it out, stringS into memory.
cannoi be longer than the remaining number of char Once the machine language program is in memory, it
acters in siring]. or an illegal quantity error results. is activated fay a svs command, which is the machine
Rick Rothsiein
language equivalent of Rl'N. Sometimes the SVS causes
a one-time action to take place, and sometimes ii activates
Trenton, NJ
a feature that you can access again and again, until the
computer is reset.
J)»a9o CP/M utilities—If you are using CP/M mode on Even if you erase your Basil program with the New
the C-I28, you mighl think thai ii came without some of command, or even if you resel il with stop/restore or a
its important utilities, they don't show up in any reset button, ibe machine language program remains in
disk directory. llip your disk to the other side, and you'll memory! If your reset seems to have killed the machine
find them lurking there. language, you can usually resurrect it by repeating the
original SYS.
Eugene Cozzi
Barre, VT Use Payne
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C-64/VIC Buffer Saver—Many interesting pro

grams 1'oke machine language routines into the cassette
buffer and adjoining locations, which occupy memory
from 820 to 102:.!. decimal. The trouble with this tech $29B Ddeteablockof lines—II"you have a C-04 or VIC,
nique is thai you must run the liasic Poker every time ii's never pleasant when a large block of Basic lines needs
you want io load your machine language routines. to be removed from your program, To delete them, you
The routine In-low saves the machine language directly must type each line rummer Individually, then press the
from the buffet to disk or tape, To use Buffer Saver, jusi return key. Sometimes, you can write a Basic program to
add it to the end of your Basic Poker program and add automate die task, but such programs usually depend on
the proper program name in line [60. II you have a VIC, your lilies being numbered in a very regular way.
you must also change the SYS64738 to SYS64802, As II sou have a C-P2H. 1'lusM or (Mli. or if you own a
printed, the program saves to disk. To make it save to programmer's aid cartridge, the Delete command is a
tape, change the ,8 after tile SAVE to a .1.1. godsend at limes like these—it lels you remove any num
Once machine language programs have been saved to ber of lines, just by typing one command.
disk, the) musi be loaded using die Formal The accompanying program provides the Delete com
mand for (!)!■ rest of us. When run, ii puts a machine
language program into [be cassette buffer. Once thai
in order to work properly, and a New command must lie
program is in place, blocks of lines can lie deleted by
executed following the load. If the New wipes out an
t\ping commands of the following form:
important Basic program, you can either reload it or use
an Unnew program to bring it back to life. If you use the tlne#,endlng <relum>

DOS 5.1 wedge, you can load machine language b\ using

For example.
% instead of/, and, in thai case, you need not perform
the New command. SyS828.lOO.aOO tlHnv- Lines I0O-I98
SYS828,0,100 deletes everything up io line '.i'.i
R SAVER - LOUIS F. SANDER(CRSR DNJ" SYS828300.63099 deletes everything from line 300-63998
110 PRINT"SAVES 820-1023 (S0334-S03FF) TAPE SYS828.SO0.Q deletes everything from :ii)d up

Once the machine language is in place, you can use
PUT YOUR" this month's Buffer Saver program to save il directly, so
130 PRINT"PROGRAM NAME INTO LINE 160." you won't have In bother with the Basic program again.
140 INPUT"(CRSR DNJREADY TO SAVE THE DUFFER Machine language experts will be pleased to know ilia!
";A$:IFLEFT$(A$,1)<>"y"THENEND the machine language is completely relocatable, making
150 POKE43,52:POKE44,3:POKE45,0:POKE46, 4 : PO ii possible to store in any safe area of memory.
20 CS = 0:FORJ = 1TO1-17:READK:CS = CS + K:NEXT
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Restore key tip—If you've experienced erratic op

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KES+56,19B:REM VIC-20 ^ui plenty of company. Don't cull the repairman, chough,
60 POKES+140,197:PGKES+143,19:POKES+146,196 bccaiisi' thcit-'s utiiliing wrong wilh you] conipult-r. To
:REM VIC-20 work properly, the circuitry that monitors Ihe restore key
61 DATA lf>2, 004,138,072,032 233 ,174 ,032 iulisi see n sharp and rapid change in that key's status.
62 DATA 107,169,104,170,165 021 ,149 ,105
So. if restore is pressed gently—in the manner of the
63 DATA 165,020,202,149,105 202 ,208 ,234
64 DATA 032,089,166,165,108 166 ,109 ,133 cm her kc-ys—the monitoring circuit often misses the event.
65 DATA 020,134,021 ,032,019 166 , 165 ,095 The solution is to always use the following kc*yhourcl
66 DATA 16 6,096 133,108,134 109 ,165 ,106 technique:
67 DATA 166,107,133,020,134 ,021 ,032 ,019 IVi-ss ihe ship key iintl hold iL just as tluiLi^h you were
68 DATA 166,165,095,166,096 ,133 ,106 ,134 using it to shift a Letter key. While stop is firmly depressed,
69 DATA 107,165,108,197,106 ,165 ,109 ,229 give the restore key one sharp tap, as though your finger
70 DATA 107,144,012,165,045 ,233 ,002 ,133
were a woodpecker's beak.
71 DATA 106,165,046,233,000 ,133 ,107 ,056
72 DATA 165,045,229,10G,133 ,104 ,165 ,046 Mary Haver
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74 DATA 108,133,045,165,105 ,101 ,109 ,133 Canada
75 DATA 046,160,000,165,I 04 ,208 ,004 ,198
76 DATA 105,048,015,198,104 ,177 ,106 ,145
77 DATA 108,200,206,239,230 ,107 ,230 ,109
78 DATA 203,233,032,051 165 ,032 ,089 ,166
79 DATA 076,12ft,164 Easy-fingered loading—It's common practice to
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ULTRABYTE eliminates the coordinated fingering required with other
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