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    June 24th, 2020, 09:56 AM
    Well, Geoff, I was feeling like I was letting you down by not doing anything on my side, so I went on out into my garage and fired up my old PC that...
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    June 24th, 2020, 06:52 AM
    Hi Geoff, Yes, HP made completely sure that they controlled everything. When you format a disk within CP/M, you create the CPMSYS file on the...
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    June 24th, 2020, 05:16 AM
    Thanks very much for the advice, Geoff! I had not thought of that. Since the source code is plain text, so I did not think about a word processor...
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    June 23rd, 2020, 03:13 PM
    Yes, indeed! I managed to find this in my CP/M Bible, by Waite & Angermeyer. Tried it. It worked, and I came back here to report that same thing...
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    June 23rd, 2020, 02:07 PM
    Hello all, I am exercising CP/M on my HP86B. HP sold an "Auxiliary Processor" also known as the CP/M system. As with other systems of that time,...
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    June 22nd, 2020, 05:18 AM
    smp replied to a thread BASIC for 8080 in CP/M and MP/M
    Sorry to be late to the topic ... IMSAI 4K and 8K BASIC are both available in HEX files as well as source code. I forget where I picked up my...
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About smp

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Date of Birth
June 16
About smp
Biography:
Graduated college with my BSEE in 1975. MSCS in 2002.

Retired in October 2016, and I'm loving every moment of it.

A note from my past history:
In November 1976, I opened the first computer store in NH: Microcomputers, Inc. We sold IMSAI, Polymorphic, and Northstar kits, and assembled cards and computers. We attempted to sell complete systems into local small businesses. My partner and I operated until the fall of 1978, when we went broke.

I have (currently working):
Altair 8800c, Altair 680, Northstar Horizon, JAIR-8080 CPU board, HP-86B with HP-82900A Auxiliary Processor (A.K.A. CP/M System) and HP-9121D floppy disk drive, HP-110+ with HP-9114 floppy disk drive, HP-200LX, HP-71B, HP-41CL, HP Jornada 820, Apple IIC+, Apple IIGS (ROM 3), Tandy 2800HD, CoCo 3 with SDC, CoCo3FPGA, Heathkit H8, Osborne 1, Osborne Executive, Macintosh 512KE, Macintosh PowerBook 170, Macintosh Graphite iBook 466MHz (M6411), DEC PDP-11/23;

and (currently non-working):
Heath/Zenith Z-110, SPARCclassic, a small variety of Macintosh desktop units.
Location:
Bedford, NH, USA
Interests:
Space Exploration, Astronomy, Vintage Computing, RV Camping
Occupation:
Retired, and loving it!

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