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Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.questions
From: visitor
Subject: NAMES & SIZES OF NETWORKS
Date: Sun Jul 30 08:53:50 1989


First, I understand that there are
networks of bulletin board systems such
as FidoNet, PunterNet and RapNet.  Are
these the only networks or are there
others?  If others exist, what are
their names?

Secondly, how many bulletin boards are
members of each network?

Finally, can you provide the name and
data telephone number, of the local
contact, for each network?

** Answered by JOHN SUCHY (aa271) on Mon Dec 14 11:51:03 1987 **

        I know of one for sure:
           Railnet--883-6298
but have not researched its size.
Also, from its title,
           ST Guild--267-5022
may be a network.  Good luck finding 
more.  (Maybe the above will have
referrals.)
                        Your Co-sysop
                        John E. Suchy
                        aa271
         Thanks for asking.
        I have called Railnet since the
last answer and discovered:
   1) Railnet accepts messages related
        to railroading, only, but
   2) has a list of local boards under
        Options/Features that includes
        network affiliations.
   3) There are many local Fidonet 
        BBS's, of which one is 942-3389
   4) There is a "Collie" (?) (946-2980
        among others) affiliation.
5) Other affiliations are listed 
        that I didn't catch.
Again, good luck with your networking!

                        15 December 87
                        Your Co-sysop
                        John E. Suchy
                        aa271


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