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Welcome to the comp.sys.atari.8bit newsgroup!

You've found the Usenet newsgroup for discussion about the Atari 8-bit
family of computers! These include the 400, 800, 1200XL, 600XL, 800XL,
65XE, 130XE, 800XE, and the XE Game System. Atari (based in Silicon Valley,
California, USA) produced this line of computers from 1979-1992.

To see what Atari is up to today visit http://www.atari.com/

NEWSGROUP BACKGROUND:
comp.sys.atari.8bit was created in November 1986, and is unmoderated.
There is no charter for comp.sys.atari.8bit. (It pre-dates that custom.)
This newsgroup was known as net.micro.atari8 from Feb 1986 to Nov 1986.
The earlier net.micro.atari existed from Nov 1982 to Nov 1986.

Please don't try to post binaries in comp.sys.atari.8bit, use the appropriate
binaries groups instead.

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comp.sys.atari.announce Moderated by Kevin Savetz.
`- comp.sys.atari.announce Web Page: http://www.atariarchives.org/csaa/
comp.sys.atari.programmer
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WEB PAGES:
Atari 8-bit Computer Web Ring, kept by Raphael Espino
home page: http://www.geocities.com/rjespino/a8ring.html

SOFTWARE DOWNLOADS:
XL Search, the Atari 8-Bit File Archive Search Engine (Bill Kendrick)
http://xlsearch.atari.org/ or http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/xlsearch/

INFORMATION:
Atari 8-Bit Computers: Frequently Asked Questions (Michael Current)
http://www.faqs.org/faqs/atari-8-bit/faq/

Atari 8-Bit Computers: Vendors and Developers (Michael Current)
http://www.faqs.org/faqs/atari-8-bit/vendev/

Atari 8-bit New User, Emulator Help FAQ (Bill Kendrick)
http://www.sonic.net/~nbs/new_and_emu.html

Atari Disk Image FAQ (Steve Tucker)
http://www.atarimax.com/ape/docs/DiskImageFAQ/

Cartridge List for the Classic Atari 800/XL/XE Computers (Andrew Krieg)
http://www.execpc.com/~krieg/links/8bit.carts

Atari 8-Bit Telnet BBS List (Nolan Friedland)
http://tcfreenet.org/~friednw/bbs-telnet.html

Atari 8-Bit Dialup BBS List (Nolan Friedland)
http://tcfreenet.org/~friednw/bbs-dialup.html

INTERNET RELAY CHAT (IRC) CHANNEL:
#atari8

ONLINE MAGAZINES:
http://www.myatari.net/ MyAtari
http://www.atarinews.org/ Atari Online News, Etc. (A-ONE)

Michael Current

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