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PALMERSTON NORTH and LEVIN Bulletin Board List. -
last updated 30 October 1992
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(This list is current until 1 December 1992)

Please send any updates or corrections to the following addresses:-

dog...@dogbox.acme.gen.nz <----preferred address
dog...@acme.gen.nz
or email dogbowl at DAWGHAUS BBS

Disclaimer: - While steps are taken to ensure that the information
contained in this list is accurate, it may contain
errors from time to time.
No liability is taken for any such errors.

- The list compilers reserve the right of editorial discretion
on all entries.

Copyright: - This document is (c)Alan Brown ( dog...@dogbox.acme.gen.nz )
it may be freely distributed provided it is not tampered
with in any way or form.
- Permission is expressly granted for the contents of this
list to be used in the compilation of national/international
lists.

Comments: - The part time boards listed are all based at private numbers.
Please DON'T ring outside the advertised hours.
- When ringing any BBS for the first time, confirm that the
number is being answer by a modem. People do not appreciate
being rung by a modem, and any list may contain erronous
information from time to time.

Key: - Software: BBS type
- System: Computer type / storage
- Networks: Network connections and site addresses.
- Handles: Are aliases allowed ( Yes / No / Required )
- Offline: Offline newreaders supported ( If any )
- Comments: Brief extra information

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--- LIST REVISIONS: ---


Added: 4/10/92 - Circuit Board
8/10/92 - Citynet ( Levin )
10/10/92 - Apple Source
18/10/92 - Darkside
30/10/92 - Project Enable

Deleted:

Amended: 08/10/92 - 2 Low 4 Zero - Offline reader added
10/10/92 - CUG - Software changed to Maximus
10/10/92 - CARM user Group - Was CUG board

Summary: Full time boards - Pnth 11, Levin 1
Part time boards - Pnth 9, Levin 1
Multinode boards - Pnth 2
High speed boards - Pnth 8

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Brief list:-

( Full time boards )

Area Name Phone Speed
( min max )

PN 2 Low for Zer0 6 353-6431 1200 16800
PN ACME 6 355-1104 300 2400
PN ACME 6 355-1342 1200 14400
PN Bifrost 6 355-0019 300 2400
PN Big Bang Burger Bar 6 353-6213 1200 14400
LVN Citynet 6 364-6541 300 2400
PN Cyberlink 2 6 359-2658 300 2400
PN Cyberlink 2 6 358-8703 1200 14400
PN Dawghaus 6 357-9245 300 14400
PN Hamboard 6 357-1781 1200 14400
PN Oasis 6 358-8942 300 2400
PN Project Enable 6 356-6034 300 2400
PN Rendez-Vous 6 356-6375 300 2400
PN Sidewalk 6 359-2142 300 9600
PN Xpress 6 358-1235 300 2400

( Part time boards )

Area Name Hours Phone Speeds
(week weekend) ( min max )

PN Apple Source 9pm 7am 6 357-6960 300 1200
PN Atari Rose City 8pm 7am 5pm 12pm 6 358-0367 300 2400
PN CARM user group 9pm 10am 6 323-9660 300 9600
PN Christian BBS 9pm 8am 9pm 9am 6 356-2058 300 2400
PN Circuit Board 10pm 7am 6 323-9170 1200 2400
PN Crypt 10pm 7am 6 323-8360 1200 2400
PN Darkside 9pm 8am 24h 6 357-4699 300 2400
LVN Fox 8am 4pm 6 363-7240 300 2400
PN Micro 6pm 9am 24h 6 357-6299 1200 2400
PN Top Gun 6pm 8am 24h 6 351-5152 300 2400
PN Transition 9pm 9am 6 357-7574 300 2400


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Detailed list:-


--- PALMERSTON NORTH FREE CALLING AREA ---


Name: 2 LOW 4 ZER0
Phone: (06) 353-6431
Hours: 24 Hours
Speeds: 1200 -> 16800 V42/V42bis
Sysop: Alex Milosevich
Fee: None
Software: Searchlight 2.25M
System: 386DX 40Mhz, 212 Mb HDD
Networks: None
Audience: General
Handles: NO
Offline: SLQwik
Comments: Door Games
IBM,OS/2 and Amiga file areas


Name: ACME BBS
Phone: Line 1: (06) 355-1342
Line 2: (06) 355-1104
Hours: 24 hrs
Speeds: 1200 -> 14400 V42/V42bis(Line 1)
300 1200 2400 (Line 2)
Sysop(s): Craig Harding
Carl de Malmanche
Fee: Normal - Free
Usenet - $40 donation per year
Software: QueBBS
System: DFI 386SX PC, 130Mb HDD
Networks: Usenet - acme.gen.nz
Audience: Usenet users
Handles: Yes
Offline: UUCP
Comments: Usenet News/Mail (sitename acme.gen.nz),
UUCP logins available for news and mail.
Palmerston North's only UN*X based BBS.
Un*x shell accounts available

NOTE : Line 1 is accessed via a fax switch.
There is a delay of up to 45 seconds before the BBS answers.
Please adjust your modem and comms package timers to suit
Suggested modem setting is S7=60, modems which have trouble
with voice announcements should use X0 or X1 too.
If you don't know how to do this, or still have problems
call on line 2 and leave email for KILROY

If all else fails, try 11-13 commas at the end of the dial
string. ( i.e. atdt3551342,,,,,,,,,,,, )


Name: Apple Source
Phone: (06) 357-6960
Hours: 9pm -> 7am
Speeds: 300 1200
Sysop(s): Keith Whitehead
Fee: Basic - Free
Club - $20
Files - $20 1st year, $10 subsequent
Software: Hermes
System: Macintosh SE, 20Mb HDD, AMUG CD-ROM (6000 files)
Networks: None
Audience: Macintosh users - PN Macintosh users group BBS (PNMUG)
Handles: No
Offline: No
Comments: No Uploads at present
Files access to PNMUG members only
Limited non-member access
Antivirus software free to all users


Name: Atari Rose City
Phone: (06) 358-0367
Hours: 8pm -> 7am weekdays
5pm -> 12noon weekends and holidays
Speeds: 300 1200 2400
Sysop(s): George Henry
Chris Hocking
Fee: Basic - $10
Limited - $20
Full - $25 - Includes club membership
Software: BBS Express
System: Atari STe 2Mb, 60Mb HDD
Networks: None
Audience: Atari users - Atari support BBS
Handles: Yes
Offline: No
Comments: 15 file areas, some reserved for members of ARC Palm Nth.
Leave feedback if you wish to join ARC computer club.
Door games,Pictures (Spc),Soundfiles (Mod), & Text
Atari programs only.
Supports VT52 terminals!


Name: Bifrost
Phone: (06)355-0019
Hours: 24
Speeds: 300 1200 2400
Sysop(s): Karl Mottram
Fee: Free (Donations welcome)
Software: Falcon demo ( 50k limit on transfers )
System: Amiga 500, 52Mb HDD
Networks: None
Audience: General
Handles: Yes
Offline: none
Comments: Palmerston North's weird BBS.


Name: The Big Bang Burger Bar
Phone: (06) 353-6213
Hours: 24 hrs
Speeds: 1200 -> 14.4k V42/V42bis/MNP10
Sysop(s): Rod McPherson
Eelco Kamphuis
Fee: Basic - free
Full - $15 per year
Software: Searchlight
System: 286 PC, 40Mb HDD
Networks: None
Audience:
Handles: REQUIRED
Offline: SLQwik
Comments: Vast raging hordes of MS-DOS files. Strange Sysops.
Door games.
Undoubtedly Palmerston North's most Fascist Bulletin Board.


Name: CARM User Group ( CUG board )
Phone: (06) 323-9660
Hours: 9pm -> 10am
Speeds: 300 -> 9600
Sysop(s): John Poulsen
Fee: None
Software: Maximus
System: 386 PC
Networks: None
Audience: Technically oriented users
Handles: NO
Offline: SLQwik
Comments: Closed User Groups - Access only to your machine's area.
Second oldest bbs in the manawatu


Name: Christian Bulletin Board
Phone: (06) 356-2058
Hours: 9pm -> 8am
9pm -> 9am weekends
Speeds: 300 1200 2400
Sysop(s): Shane and Michelle Harvey
Fee: None
Software: Spitfire
System: 386 PC
Networks: FAMILYNET Fmlynet - 8:7877\6601
ICDM
Audience: Christian BBSers
Handles: NO
Offline: none
Comments: No profanity tolerated.


Name: Circuit Board
Phone: (06) 323-9170
Hours: 9:30pm -> 7:30am
Speeds: 1200 2400
Sysop(s): Delwin Harris
Fee:
Software: Maximus
System: IBM PC
Networks:
Audience:
Handles:
Offline:
Comments:


Name: Crypt BBS
Phone: (06) 323-8360
Hours: 10pm -> 7am
Speeds: 1200 2400
Sysop(s): Bill Tattersfield
Fee: None
Software:
System: Amiga 500 / 20Mb HDD
Networks: None
Audience:
Handles: NO
Offline: none
Comments:


Name: Cyberlink 2
Phone: (06) 359-2658 (Node 1)
358-8703 (Node 2)
Hours: 24 hrs
Speeds: 300, 1200, 2400 (Node 1)
1200 -> 14400 V42/V42bis/MNP10 (Node 2)
Sysop(s): Dean Richards
Fee: Basic - free
Node 1 - $10
Node 2 - $20
Software: Searchlight 2.25c-M
System: 486 PC, 512Mb HDD
Networks: Fidonet - IFNA 3:771/425
Searchlight - SL-NET 250:700/453
Demi-Monde - DM-NET 199:475/1
NZ Connect - NZC 45:600/32
Audience: IBM Users, and other popular computers
Handles: Yes
Offline: SLQwik
Comment: General Echo mail link to Sidewalk and Star Gate
Loads of Doors, Mail and Files


Name: Dawghaus
Phone: (06) 357-9245
Hours: 24 hrs
Speeds: 300 -> 14400 V42/V42bis
Fax reception up to 14400 G3
Sysop(s): Alan Brown
Fee: Basic - free
Usenet -
Enhanced - donation or tech support basis
Software: Waffle v1.65
System: PC-AT 16Mhz, 640Mb HDD
Networks: Usenet - dogbox.acme.gen.nz
Audience: Usenet users, non IBM owners.
Handles: Preferred
Offline: UUCP,QWK ( Usenet users only at the moment )
Comment: PNBBS list maintainer.
Usenet email outgoing fax gateway planned shortly.
Atari, Amiga and MAC file areas.
Free antivirus Software for all machines - sourced from VUW archive.


Name: Darkside
Phone: (06) 357-4699
Hours: 9pm -> 8am
24 hrs at weekends
Speeds: 300 1200 2400
Sysop(s): Philippe Lim
Fee: Basic - free
Software: Remote Access
System: Ultra 40Mhz 386,
Networks:
Audience:
Handles: Yes
Offline:
Comments: Based at Lim Computers
Fax on this line during Business hours


Name: Hamboard
Phone: (06) 357-1781
Hours: 24 hrs
Speeds: 300 -> 14400 V42/V42bis
Sysop(s): John de Burgh
Fee: FREE
Software: Wildcat
System: 386 PC, 130Mb HDD
Networks: None
Audience: General, Radio amateurs
Handles: NO
Offline: Tomcat QWK
Comments: Longest running BBS in Palm Nth. (1989)
Previously ran in Wellington (1987,1988)
This board is now based at Computer X'press, Palmerston North.


Name: Microboard
Phone: (06) 357-6299
Hours: 5.30pm -> 9am
24 hours weekends
Speeds: 1200 2400
Sysop(s): Darryl Carter
Fee:
Software: Searchlight
System: PC
Networks:
Audience:
Handles: No
Offline:
Comments:


Name: Oasis
Phone: (06) 358-8942
Hours: 24 hrs
Speeds: 300 1200 2400
Sysop(s): Peter Tamehana
Stefan Olson
Fee: Basic - free
Windows CD-ROM - $20
DOS CD-ROM - $20
Both CD-ROMs - $30
Software: Proboard
System: 386DX/33MHz, 2 CD-ROMS, 200Mb HDD
Networks: None
Audience: PC / Windows users
Handles: NO
Offline: paid users only
Comments: 420Mb MS-DOS CDROM, 80Mb Windows CDROM
Based at Advantage Computers, Palmerston North


Name: Project Enable
Phone: (06) 356-6034
Pacnet:
Hours: 24 Hrs?
Speeds: 300 1200 2400?
Sysop:
Fee:
Software: Remote Access
System:
Networks: Fidonet
Audience: People with disabilities
Handles:
Offline:
Comments: Run by the NZ Disabilities resource Centre


Name: Rendez-Vous
Phone: (06) 356-6375
Hours: 24 hrs
Speeds: 300 1200 2400
Sysop: David Dustin
Fee: Free ( But donations welcome :)
Software: Falcon CBCS 1.00r
System: Amiga 500, 20Mb HDD
Networks: None
Audience:
Handles: Yes
Offline: none
Comments: Regular NEW amiga files
Jean Michel Jarre files ( text info, Mod files, Pictures)


Name : Sidewalk
Phone: (06) 359-2142
Hours: 24 hrs
Speeds: 300 -> 9600 V42/V42bis
Sysop(s): Paul Lush
Fee: Basic: Free
CD-ROM: $20
Software: Searchlight
System: i486, 160Mb HDD, CD-ROM
Networks: SL-NET
Audience: Adult - R18
Handles: NO
Offline: SLQwik
Comments: R18 board -> No rug rats allowed
Adult discussions and GIFs
Roleplaying door games
STORM II adult CD-ROM


Name: Top Gun BBS
Phone: (06) 351-5152
Hours: 5:30pm -> 8am
24hrs at weekends
Speeds: 300 1200 2400
Sysop(s): Savern Reweti
Fee: None
Software: Searchlight
System: Compaq 286-E, 110Mb HDD
Networks: None
Audience: General
Handles: No
Offline:
Comments: Based at Ohakea AFB
Fax on this line during working hours.


Name: Transition BBS
Phone: (06) 357-7574
Hours: 9pm -> 9am
Speeds: 300 1200 2400
Sysop(s): Renze de Ruiter
Fee: none
Software: Falcon CBCS 1.00r
System: Amiga 2000, 40Mb HDD
Networks: None
Audience:
Handles: Yes
Offline: none
Comments:


Name: Xpress Board
Phone: (06) 358-1235
Hours: 24 hrs
Speeds: 300 1200 2400
Sysop(s): Stephen Strawbridge
Fee: Normal - Free
Enhanced - $15
Software: Wildcat
System: 286 PC
Networks: None
Audience:
Handles: YES
Offline: Tomcat QWK?
Comments: Based at Freyberg high schoool.


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--- LEVIN FREE CALLING AREA ---


Name: Citynet
Phone: (06) 364-6541
Hours: 24
Speeds: 300 1200 2400
Sysop(s): Wellington City Council
Fee: None
Software: ?
System: Mainframe server
Networks: Internet - kosmos.wcc.govt.nz
Audience: General
Handles: NO
Offline:
Comments: No online newuser signups - Newusers must apply for, and receive
an account name before they can login.
( Citynet info and application form is held on Dawghaus BBS
in the /public/text/citynet directory. )


Name: Fox BBS
Phone: (06) 363-7240
Hours: 8am->11am
2pm->4:30pm
Speeds: 300 1200 2400
Sysop(s): Aaron Hart
Fee:
Software:
System: IBM PC XT, 20 Mb HDD
Networks:
Audience: Amiga and IBM owners
Handles:
Offline:
Comments:

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Alan B "Well, we were just laying there
Dog...@dogbox.acme.gen.nz And this ghost of your other lover walked in
Dawghaus BBS +64 6 357-9245 And stood there.
Palmerston North, New Zealand Made of thin air. Full of desire..

...Why these mountains? Why this sky? This long road? This empty room?"
- Laurie Anderson

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