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Article #49 (74 is last):
Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.product.8bit.reviews
From: aa700@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Michael Current)
Subject: 850 Express! / communications / shareware
Posted-By: xx004 (aa700 - Michael Current)
Reply-To: aa700@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Michael Current)
Date: Fri May 15 18:23:51 1992


Reprinted from the Pandora BBS (614)-471-9209




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   850 Express! Versions 1.0, 1.1
            Terminal Program
           By Keith Ledbetter
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     850 Express! is a terminal
program for all Hayes Compatible
Modems. 1030 Express! is also
available for all 1030 and XM-301
modems. MPP Express! is available for
MPP modems. I can say right off the
bat that 850 Express! is great. It is
a public domain terminal program that
is better than some terminal programs
you can buy for about $35.00. You can
download 850 Express! from many
public domain boards around the
country, including Compuserve. 850
Express!, when downloaded, can later
be changed to AUTORUN.SYS. When it's
changed, it automatically boots,
while holding down the OPTION Key.
When it boots, it automatically loads
an Autodial file, which you create on
that same program, whether than
loading a seperate file, like on
Amodem 7.2. You can create this file,
naming it "PHONE.LST" and saving it,
later you can add more lists, and
boot them when you want. 850 Express!
is written in Action! by OSS, so it
is fast, accurate, and has no
problems dialing boards, uploading,
and downloading. 850 Express! is also
compatible with the P:R:
Connection(which I have, it works
perfect), and an R:Link. Homemade
interfaces have not proven
themselves, for me to say they work.
850 Express! is a 32k program which
should work on the 800, and all XE's
and XL's. The menu contains features,
such as all the DOS Options, and a
second menu, containing info on
sending Macros, setting the clock,
and changing the default drive and
the default colors. Each BBS entry
has room for 3 macros, time for
connection, and of course, the
translation and baud rate. If you are
looking for a professional-type
terminal program, which is detailed,
accurate, and easy to use, 850
Express! is for you. It can also be
used to call Compuserve! 850 Express
can be found on Public Domain boards
such as Skyline (303)457-0320, and
Mile High (303)431-1404, and
Compuserve 1-800-848-8990. It is not
to be sold, but Keith Ledbetter will
accept donations. If you think Keith
should continue writing software this
good, then a donation may be a good
idea. 850 1030, and MPP Express! are
musts for modem users. You can write
to him at:
         Keith Ledbetter
         2919 Ennismore Court
         Richmond, VA 23224.
I'm sure Keith would gladly hear out
comments and take donations.
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                    Jeff Powell
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