Please don't create a node in the Wiki for BBSes that weren't run by WLUG members.
Here are some BBSes related to WLUG's history, sorted by opening year:
BruceKingsbury was the last 'official BBS list maintainer', although he pretty much gave up maintaining it when there were only two BBSes left (Galaxy and Dixons). Here's the Hamilton part of the most recent list.
Waikato Bulletin Board Listing last updated 09/15/99 Hamilton Name: (The) Bridge Baud Confirmed 29/1/00 SysOp: Bryan Beecher Phone: (07) 843-0086 Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week Speeds: 300bps - 19200bps (ZyXEL), MNP1-5, v.42bis Networks: FidoNet (3:774/640), !AmigaNet (41:647/640) Files: Amiga Files - 10 gigs From Aminet and Fish CD's. IBM, Atari, Win95 and MOD sounds also supported. Doors: Heaps of Doors (CNet Specific) Software: CNet 3.05, Trap Door 1.84 Computer: Amiga 2000, 1650 Mb HDD, Archive Vipre Tape Unit, CD-ROM CD-ROMs: Two CD-ROM drives containing Aminet 1-13 & Fish 1000 disks Audience: Amiga and other files, Fred Fish disks, online games, messages, online shopping Handles: Yes Offline: QWK and Message Download utility. Faxable: Yes Other: Local fax sending Name: Club Cherrybomb Voicemail System Location: Hamilton SysOp: zcat (zee-k`at) CoSysop: isomer Phone: +64-7-8558334 (2 lines, stepping) Admin: +64-21-2154508 Hours: 24hrs Speeds: 7200/s AD4 voice, 33600/14400bps fax/data Networks: N/A Files: N/A Doors: "Safebreaker" finally online, more one day.. Software: Vertical Access 0.2.0 Computer: 486dx2/66 CD-ROMs: N/A Audience: Open to anyone Handles: Recommended Offline: What you do offline is your own business! Faxable: YES! Other: Also tries to answer data calls, use "ATDT^8558334" or "ATDT8558334,,,,d" if your modem doesn't generate the required 'calling' tones. Data callers can download and submit to the BBS list, and there's a limited range of files available, mostly diagnostics and documentation. Fees: FREE Comments: This is a VOICEMAIL system, like callminder on acid! Just dial up directly from any touchtone phone. Name: Galaxy CBCS Confirmed 29/1/00 SysOp: George Garard Phone: (07) 843-8025 Hours: 24 Hours, 7 days a week. Speeds: 1200bps - 33,600bps, v.34+, v.FC, v.42bis, v.17 Networks: SIGnet (28:1200/500, 28:28/0 [[Z28C], 28:28/1 [[Z28EC]) FidoNet (3:774/500), Usenet email@example.com Files: Numerous IBM file areas - Astronomy, Ham Radio and Genealogy file areas and support for authors of Books on disk included. Doors: A good selection of Online Games including International SIGnet Inter-BBS BRE, Falcon's Eye and LORD leagues. Software: Remote Access 2.02+, Front Door 2.12+, Fmail 1.20+. Computer: IBM Compat 486DX-33Mz, 855Mb HDD CD-ROMs: None. Audience: Anyone with a modem. Handles: Yes, but only in local message areas. Offline: Bluewave, Points, Galaxynet nodes (Usenet). Faxable: No Fees: The BBS is free to all callers, except Internet email access which requires an inexpensive yearly subscription. Comments: SIGnet, Usenet, FidoNet and local message areas available. Also Internet Usenet (Newsgroups & Email) accessed via FidoNet Technology (Points, Bluewave). 100s of echoes and newsgroups. Local SIGnet hub, all SIGnet areafixes to 28:28/1. Name: SCI-LAB Confirmed 29/1/00 Location: Hamilton SysOp: TMS (Chris Simmonds) CoSysop: Dunk (Duncan Reid) Phone: 64-7-846-7227 Hours: All bar Fido ZMH Speeds: Max 28800 (v.FC, v.42) Networks: Fidonet (3:774/1137) Files: Building a base of Science related software Doors: LORD (small game at the moment but with next to no advertising) Software: Front Door 2.12, Remote Access 2.50 Computer: 486DX4/100 CD-ROMs: 0 Audience: REASONABLE PEOPLE required. I'm not interested in people looking for Porn and the likes. Also, I only have limited time to work on the system so leave a message if some things don't work and I'll get to it. If you want something specific ask and I'll try and provide. Handles: Allowed Offline: Bluewave/Points Faxable: Not yet Other: Hmm I'm weird at times - get used to it. Fees: If you suffer a stroke and want to send money feel, free to. Comments: OK - if you notice a few inconsistancies in things (like the occasional reference to the Labyrinth CBCS) it's cos I used to be co-sys, and the owner of the key let me use it as the Labyrinth is down. Many thanks to firstname.lastname@example.org for the key, David has moved on to bigger and better things (UNIX and the likes). No file ratios are in force yet as I don't have a base worth rationing, but if it gets abused I might think of adding ratios. Main rule is try and have fun. Not File Requestable at this stage. BBS Name: RAS (not really a bbs but a ras) Location: Hamilton Sysop: Tim Port [[R.A.T.M] Phone: (07) 8436074 Hours: 24hrs 7days Speeds: 9600 - 33.6k Network: It is a ras connecting you to myltan and on weekends it is usally a lan. Files: there will be a ftp running. Doors: Network Quake, etc. Software: windows nt server, Nt ras..quake..ya know stuff like that. Hardware: K6-2 350 with 3dnow! (lol) 128mb ram 1 isa 56k modem : 1 winmodem 56k :(..10mb netcard.. Cd-rom: 36x (what ever is in there) Audience: anyone with a 33.6k modem..and that is just about every one.. Handles: if ya wont.. Faxable: No Offline: NA Fees: $1 a year sound good or just respect the ops and be good : to ya parents. Comments: if you don't know what tcp/ip is ya might get lost tring to : connect but if you have set up a network or a internet connection : you should'nt have trouble. i will put a guest password on that : will allow you to get on and ask me for an acount. : if you beat me at quake i will probaly give you some extra time : till i beat you back ;) and you will have to put up with it if : you can't connect some time..cause i use this computer to host : network games and q3a crashes it some times... : last being a tcp/ip connection leave the network open for "hacking" : etc if you try this i will eat you lame little winblows98 machine : for breakfast!...got it. oh yeah and a help file will be posted : on evry local bbs.
Here is a list dated April 1994:
Name: Colin's Half Pie BBS Sysop(s): Colin Stutt Number #1: 8430555 24 Hours Speeds: 14,400bps - 300bps, V42Bis, MNP Number #2: 8430201 8:00pm - 10:00am Speeds: 2400bps - 300bps Audience: Anybody is welcome Fees: Free to all callers, 50c a week for CD-ROM Access Name: Dawn Patrol Sysop(s): Ralph Murray Number: 847-0559 Hours: 24 Hours, 7 Days a Week Speeds: 14,400bps - 1200bps, MNP, V42Bis Audience: Anyone, Heaps of Files, Messages, Doors, Sound files Fees: Free To All Callers Name: Dixon's BBS Sysop(s): Murray Dixon Kelvin Dixon Number: 843-5578 Hours: 24 Hours Speeds: 2400bps - 300bps Audience: Lots of On-Line Games, Messages, Atari, Amiga, and 2 CD ROMS full of IBM Files Fees: Free To All Callers Name: Fun City CBCS Sysop(s): Mark Perry Number: 846-9397 Hours: 24 Hours Speeds: 2400bps - 300bps Audience: Anyone at all with a varied sence of humour Fees: Free To All Callers Name: Galaxy Cbcs Sysop(s): George Garard Number: 843-8025 Hours: 24 Hours, 7 days a week. Speeds: ZyXEL, 1200bps - 19,200bps, MNP1-5, V42bis. Audience: Anyone with a modem. Fees: Free To All Callers Name: Global Network Sysop(s): Barry Blackford Number #1: 846-2951 24 Hours Speeds: 2400bps - 1200bps Number #2: 846-2952 24 Hours Speeds: 19,200bps - 1200bps, MNP1-5, v42bis Number #3: 846-6918 24 Hours Speeds: 19,200bps - 1200bps, MNP1-5, v42bis Audience: Specilizing in Educational echos, IBM, OS/2, Mugs & Amiga's Fees: MUGS Membership or $30 for Full BBS Membership Name: (The) Great Escape CBCS Sysop(s): Fraser Kemp David Doggart, Steven Detoni Number: 846-1610 Hours: 24 Hours Speeds: 14400bps-300bps Audience: Anyone with varied sence of humor. Fees: Free To All Callers Name: (The) Ice Cave II Sysop(s): Michael Walen Number: 855-0818 Hours: 10:00pm - 7:00am, 7 Days A Week Speeds: 2400bps - 300bps Audience: EPIC MegaGames support site. Lots of files. Fees: Free To All Callers Name: (The) Labyrinth CBCS Sysop(s): David Miller Number: 856-4227 Hours: 24 Hours, 7 Days A Week Speeds: ZyXEL 16.8, 14,400bps - 300bps, MNP1-5, v42bis Audience: Doors, Messages and Files for Most Computers. Fees: Free To All Callers Name: (The) Miracle BBS Sysop(s): Vaun !McCarthy Number: 847-7666 Hours: 10:00pm - 7:00am Speeds: 2400bps - 300bps, MNP2-5, V42bis Audience: Mainly IBM, Messages, Doors, Files Fees: $5 Yearly, $10 Permanently for better access Additional: Going 24 Hours soon. Name: MIS Public Access Internet Sysop(s): Bryce Farmilo Craig Whitmore Number #1: 8391168 24 Hours Speeds: 14,000bps - 300bps, MNP1-5, v42bis Number #2: 8391172 24 Hours Speeds: 14,400bps - 300bps, MNP1-5, v42bis Audience: Anybody that is interested Fees: $15 Per Month Name: Night Caller BBS Sysop(s): Peter Cague Michelle Walton Number: 847-3900 Hours: 24 Hours Speeds: ZyXEL, 19,200 - 1200bps, MNP1-5, v42bis Audience: Message Areas, International Mailing, Files, CD-ROM, Doors Fees: $30 A Year BBS Membership. Name: Overbaud CBCS Sysop(s): Chris Nielsen, Annabel Graham Number: 855-6470 Hours: 10:00pm - 7:00am Speeds: 2400bps - 300bps, V42Bis, MNP5 Audience: Anyone, Specially Christians Fees: Free To All Callers Name: Smorgs Baud Sysop(s): Cedric Haygard, Paul Haygard Number: 856-9259 Hours: 24 Hours Speeds: ZyXEL, 14,400bps - 300bps, MNP1-5, v42bis Audience: Messages, IBM Files, Doors. Fees: Free To All Callers Additional: Tolkein Style BBS. Name: (The) Seventh Guest Sysop(s): Gordon Gallagher Number: 847-2701 Hours: 24 Hours Speeds: 14,400bps - 300bps, MNP4,5, v42bis Audience: Online shopper, Online Bible, Files, Messages, RA, FD Support, Sound/LAN/OS/2 Card Support Fees: Free To All Callers Name: Tower Of Z Sysop(s): Richard Gallagher Number: 856-6005 Hours: 24 Hours Speeds: 2400bps - 300bps Audience: IBM, Files & File Users, Door game players. RIP Support Fees: Free To All Callers Name: Waiouru's CBCS Of Hamilton Sysop(s): Jason Kenny Number: 843-6812 Hours: 24 Hours Speeds: 14,400bps - 300bps, MNP1-5, v42bis Audience: Anybody Fees: Free To All Callers Additional: Unique Army Style BBS, RIP Graphics Supported.
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