dial up modems

Pastor JW pastor_jw at the-inner-circle.org
Fri Jul 18 18:55:42 UTC 2008

On Friday 18 July 2008 11:23:44 am Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Jul 2008 12:09:33 -0400
> Douglas Pollard <dougpol1 at comcast.net> wrote:
> > Been doing battle with Comcast I am their only customer at the very end
> > of a line. They won't repair the line problems because one customer does
> > not justify the cost.  I am going back to dial up and am wondering what
> > type of dial up modem to get.  I believe there is a list of hardware one
> > line someplace   . I have Googled for it without any luck.  Any help
> > will be appreciated.                           Doug
> My brother uses SupraExpress 56K external modems to transfer data all
> around the world. His company has several remote stations that are
> unmanned. They seem to work quite well, even when temps in the
> enclosure are hitting over 160 degrees F
> I don't know how compatible they are with Linux, though.

SupraExpress are fine with every Linux, Amiga OS, and Mac OS I have ever used.  
They were my first choice of modem for trouble free use for over 20 years of 
running a multi-line BBS on my Amiga 1000; the other one which was a durable 
workhorse was Infotel.  

73 de N7PSV aka Pastor JW <n><   PDGA# 35276

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