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Archive-name: internet-services

* Compiled By: Scott Yanoff - [email protected] *
* A + by an entry designates new entries/changes to the list since last update *

* Finger [email protected] to find ways to receive this list!

-Agricultural Info. telnet or telnet
PENpages (Login: PNOTPA)
telnet or telnet
CSU Freso ATI-NET (Login: super)
telnet or telnet
CUFAN (Clemson U Forestry & Ag. Net.) (Login: PUBLIC)
ftp (get file pub/nic/agricultural.list,
it contains agricultural email lists & services.)
mail [email protected]
body-of-message: send guide also: send mail-catalog

offers: Agricultural info (livestock reports, current market prices, etc.)

+Almanac mail servers mail [email protected]
mail [email protected]
mail [email protected]
mail [email protected]
mail [email protected]
offers: USDA market news, articles about the use of computer in agricultural
science, and Extension Computing Technology Newsletters.
In body of letter: send guide

-Am. Philos. Assoc.telnet or telnet
offers: BBS for APA. (Login: apa)

-Amateur Radio mail [email protected]
offers: Ascii files about Amateur Radio and electronics.
Body of letter: help, info, send or quit (ie send prospect)

-Archie telnet or (Finland/Eur.)
telnet or (Aussie/NZ)
telnet or (Israel)
telnet or (UK/Ireland)
telnet or (USA [MD])
telnet or (USA [NE])
telnet or (USA [NY])
telnet or (USA [NJ])
telnet or (JAPAN)
telnet or (New Zealand)
+telnet or (GER.)
offers: Searches all ftp sites for any program you want. (Login: archie)

-Archie Mail Servers mail archie@
Subject: help Offers: alterative Archie access to those w/o ftp or telnet.

-Auroral Activityfinger [email protected] or finger [email protected]
offers: Auroral activity warnings/watches/sightings, updated hourly.

-Baseball Scores finger [email protected] for scores/standings OR
mail [email protected] w/Subject: MLB
offers: The latter will subscribe you to receive Major League scores daily!

-Backgammon Servers telnet 4321
telnet 3200 or
offers: Play Backgammon! (Login: guest)

-Billboard Chartsfinger [email protected]
offers: U.S. Top Pop singles for the week.

+CancerNet mail [email protected]
offers: Obtain cancer info. statements through email. Body-of-letter: help

-CARLtelnet or
offers: Online database, book reviews, magazine fax delivery service.

-CHATtelnet or telnet
offers: Interactive AIDS & Epilepsy documents & simulated conversation (Login: chat)

-Chess Server telnet 5000 or 5000
offers: Play/watch real-time chess with human opponents. Type 'help' for help

-Dante Project telnet or
offers: Divine Comedy and reviews. (Login: connect dante)

-Diplomacymail [email protected]
offers: Play the SSI game Diplomacy via email. Body-of-letter: help

-DUATStelnet or telnet
telnet or telnet
offers: Aviation weather, flight planning. (Login: )
The first address is for certified pilots, the second for uncertified.

-Earthquake Info. finger [email protected] or
offers: Recent quake info (location, time, magnitude, etc.)

-E-Mathtelnet or
offers: Am. Math. Soc. bbs w/ software and reviews. (Login/Password: e-math)

-FaxGatemail [email protected]
offers: Send a Fax via computer. In body-of-message: help

-FDA BBStelnet or telnet
offers: FDA bbs (News releases, Aids info, consumer info...) (Login: bbs)

-FEDIXtelnet or telnet
offers: info. on scholarships, minority assistance, etc. (login: fedix)

-Freenet telnet freenet-in-[a,b,c] or
telnet or (Login: visitor)
offers: USA Today Headline News, Sports, etc...

-Fileserver via Email mail [email protected]
In body-of-message: Filesend: help and on a separate line: Filesend: list

-FTP Mailmail [email protected]
Subject:(hit return) Body-of-letter: help (return) quit Offers:ftp via email

-FTP Mailmail [email protected]
Body-of-letter: help or ftplist for a list of anon. ftp sites.

-FTP Sites/Archives ftp or ftp
offers: Docs, 5 puritytests, the Bible, Dec. of Ind, /pub/Library
ftp or or
offers: Gif archive, pc software. or
offers: You name it, it's here!
ftp or
offers: Software for MS-Dos computers, Mac, Amiga, Apple2, Apollo...
offers: A huge software archive for PCs and UNIX.
offers: How-to's about internet (how to email, ftp, telnet, etc.) in /pub/nic

-Genetics Bankmail [email protected]
mail [email protected]
mail [email protected]
Subject: help Offers: genetic database/nucleic acid/protein sequence.

-Geographic Server telnet 3000 or 3000
offers: Info by city or area code (Population, Lat./Long., Elevation, etc).

?Georgetown Med. Lib. telnet or telnet
(Login: medlib Password: dahlgren Last name: netguest)

-Global Land Info Sys. telnet or telnet
offers: Land use maps of U.S., graphs/data of geological info.(Login: guest)

-GO Servericsib18.icsi.Berkeley.EDU 6969 or 6969
telnet 6969 or telnet 6969
offers: Join others and play a game of GO. (Login/Password: choose your own)

-Gophertelnet or telnet
telnet or telnet
telnet or (SWEDISH)
telnet or telnet
telnet or telnet (CHILE)
telnet (Login: wsuinfo)
telnet or telnet
+telnet or telnet
+telnet or (login: fred)
Offers: access to other services, gophers, documents, etc. (Login: gopher)

-Guitar Chords/TABftp or ftp
offers: Tablature/Chords for guitar in /pub/guitar.

-Ham Radio Callbooks telnet 2000 or 2000
telnet 2000 or telnet 2000
offers: National ham radio call-sign callbook.

-Handicap/Medical Site ftp or ftp
offers: anonymous ftp of software and medical info.

-HP Calculator BBStelnet or telnet
offers: BBS for HP Calc. users, with chat mode. (Login: new)

-Hpcwiretelnet or telnet
offers: Excellent menu-driven information searches. (Login: hpcwire)

-Hytelnet Servertelnet or telnet
offers: univ. & library catalogues around the world. (Login: hytelnet)

+INFO - Rutgers CWIS telnet or telnet
offers: (Dictionary, Thesurus, Quotations Database) Recommend select LIBRARY

-Info/Software Servertelnet or
offers: journals, unix stuff, etc. login: infoserv or softserv

?Inter-Ntwk Mail Guide telnet 1643
offers: List known networks and connections to/from them, help emailing.

-Internet Resrce Guide ftp
offers: compressed/tar'd list of net resources in /resource-guide.txt.tar.Z

-Iowa Politcl. Stk Mkt telnet or
offers: Buy & sell shares in political candidates. (Non profit research proj.)

-IP Address Resolver mail [email protected]
mail [email protected] (body of letter: help)
usage: in body-of-letter: site
Mails you IP address of site.

-IRC Telnet Client telnet or telnet
telnet 6668
offers: Internet Relay Chat access, like a CB on the computer.

-ISAACtelnet or
offers: Info. System for Advanced Academic Computing, for IBM users.

-Law Library telnet or telnet
ftp (cd /pub/law)
offers: Law libraries and legal research. (Login: lawlib)
Offers copies of laws for each state, computer laws, and more!

+LawNettelnet or telnet
offers: Law/Judicial info and catalogs access. (Login: lawnet)

-Library Catalogs ftp (pub/internet/libcat-guide)
offers: "Library Catalogs on the Internet: Strategies for Selection
and Use" document (how, but not where; also get one of the following).
ftp (library/libraries.txt)
offers: "Accessing Bibliographic Databases" document.
ftp (library/internet.library)
offers: "Internet-Accessible Catalogs and Databases" document.

-Library of Congress telnet or
offers: COPY of Library of Congress (Assumes terminal is emulating a vt100).

-List of Listsftp or ftp
mail [email protected] (music list of lists)
offers: List of interest groups/email lists in /netinfo/interest-groups.

-Lunar/Planet. Instit. telnet or telnet
offers: Resources on Geology, Geophys, Astron., Astrophys. (Login: lpi)

-Lyric/Music Server ftp
ftp (/pub/lyrics)
offers: Lyrics, chords/tablature, and music pictures. (/pub/music/...)

-Mail Srver/Usr Lookup mail [email protected]
in body of mail message: send usenet-addresses/[name searching for]

-MicroMUSEtelnet or telnet
offers: Educational Multi-User Simulated Environment. (Login: guest).

-MOLIStelnet or telnet
offers: Minority Online Information Service. (Login: molis)

-Music Newslettermail [email protected] (internet) or
mail listserv@marist (bitnet)
Body-of-letter: SUBSCRIBE UPNEWS Offers: Reviews, intviews.

-NASA Headline News finger [email protected]
offers: Daily press releases from NASA.

-NASA SpaceLink telnet or
offers: Latest NASA news, including shuttle launches and satellite updates.

-Nat'l Education BBS telnet or telnet
offers: Education BBS (Login: guest)

-NED telnet or telnet
offers: NASA Extragalactic Database. (Login: ned)

-Netfind User Lookuprlogin/telnet or
offers: Given a name and org./school, finds a user for you (login: netfind)

-NetLibmail [email protected]
mail [email protected]
Subject:(hit return) Body-of-letter: send index Offers: Software thru email

-News Mail Serversmail [newsgroup]
offers: Post to Usenet news via email. (eg. [newsgroup] = alt-bbs)

-NICOLtelnet or telnet
offers: Access to internet resources, Elec. Publishing Service (Login: nicol)

-NICOLAStelnet or telnet
offers: Network Info. Center On-Line Aid System (Login: dftnic)

-NNTP News Serverstelnet 119 or 119
telnet 119 or
telnet 119 or 119
offers: Telnetable access to post to the Usenet news.

-NOAAtelnet or telnet
offers: Nat'l Oceanic and Atmos. Admin. Lots of data! (Login: NOAADIR)

-NODIStelnet or telnet
telnet or telnet
offers: Menu-driven access to Nat'l Space Science Data Center (Login: nodis)

-Nuclear Data Centertelnet or telnet
offers: National nuclear data. (Login: nndc)

-Oceanic Info. Center telnet or telnet
(Login: info)

-Oraclemail [email protected] w/ subject: help
offers: The Usenet Oracle answers all your questions!

mail [email protected] with "send index" as your msg.
offers: Many FAQ's, ftp lists, library and service lists, gov't documents.

-PaperGate mail [email protected]
offers: Send a letter via computer. In body-of-message: help

-Public-Access Unix telnet or
offers: Free account, with access to various UNIX features. (login: new)

-Public-Access Unix telnet or telnet
telnet or telnet
(Which host: um-m-net Enter 'g' for guest. login: newuser)

+Queer Resource Dir. ftp
offers: AIDS info/gay rights info. Recommen get file: README ( cd pub/QRD )

+QUERRItelnet or telnet
offers: Questions on Univ. Extension. Regional Research Info (Login: querri)

-Recipe Archivesftp (cd pub/recipes)
ftp (cd /recipes)
offers: Anonymous ftp site for MANY food recipes.

-SDDAStelnet 540 or 540
offers: SW Research Data Display & Analysis Center.

-SERVICEStelnet or
offers: Access to nearly every listed service! (Login: services)

-Sid's Music Server mail [email protected]
Subject: BOOTHELP Offers: Lists of rare live recordings, cd's for sale.

-Software Server (ASK)telnet or
offers: On-line software search. (Login/password: ask)

-Spacemettelnet or
offers: Science/space bbs.

-SPANtelnet or telnet
offers: Space Physics Analysis Network (Login: SPAN_NIC)

-StatLib Servermail [email protected]
Mail with line: send index. Offers: Prgms, Datasets, etc. for statisticians.

-STIStelnet or
offers: Science & Technology Information System. (Login: public)

-Stock Market Report telnet or telnet
offers: Public access unix for a fee, market report is free! (Login: guest)

-Supreme Court Rulings ftp
offers: ASCII files of Supreme Court rulings in directory /hermes

-Tropicl Strm Forecast finger [email protected]
offers: Seasonal forecast for Atl. Ocn. Also: finger [email protected]

-UMD Info Databasetelnet or telnet
offers: Info. docs on many subjects, incl. Supr. Crt Decisions (Login: info)

-Used Music Server mail [email protected] w/ subject: help
offers: Users can buy/sell/trade CDs/LPs/Tapes or subscribe to the list.

-UNC BBStelnet or telnet
offers: Access to Library of Congress & nationwide libs (Login: launchpad)

-WAIStationtelnet or telnet
telnet or telnet
telnet or telnet
telnet or telnet
offers: Wide Area Info. Service. (Login: wais or swais)

-Weather Service telnet 3000 or
offers: City/State forecasts, ski conditions, earthquake reports, etc.

-Weather Maps ftp
offers: Surface analysis & current infrared weather maps GIFs. (cd wx)

-Webstertelnet 2627 or 2627
offers: Dictionary/Spelling service. Type "HELP" for info. (ALL CAPS!)

-Whois Service List ftp (pub/whois/whois-servers.list)
offers: List of "whois" servers.

-Whois Servicetelnet or telnet
offers: Way to find internet address given a keyword. To access type: whois

-World-Wide Webtelnet or telnet (SWISS)
telnet or telnet (USA [NJ])
telnet or telnet (ISRAEL)
telnet or telnet (FINLAND)
offers: Access to various documents, lists, and services. (Login: www)

-ZIB Electronic Libr. telnet or telnet
offers: Library of software, links to other libraries. (Login: elib)

NOTE: FOR FTP SITES, LOGIN AS anonymous, Password is your email address.
* PLEASE email me if you have any additional info/corrections/comments! *
* (C) 1992. No changes are to be made to this document without the author's
written consent. Reproduction/distribution without my permission IS
allowable so long as this document is left fully intact.
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! ! ! !! ! ! !~~__=||_~ ~~~ *** Computing Services Division ***
! ! ! _! ! ~~~ ~\____/ ~~~ [email protected]

A list of telnet sites available on the Internet, from posts on
Auggie BBS (, on the 'InternetBBSs' board.
Compiled on January 10, 1993 by CC May([email protected])
Entries are as follows:
Name of Board (BBS software)
TCP address
IP address
Login name
Password, if necessary
Services provided
Note: this is not intended to be a complete list. This is only a list of
sites posted on Auggie BBS.
Chatsubo (Pirate BBS)
Global Internet Relay Chat (IRC), message bases, mail, and files.

SCF BBS (Pirate BBS)
Pirate BBS, much like Chatsubo, but missing IRC.

* (Pirate)
Brazilian board running Pirate BBS
*hard to connect to.

Asimov BBS (Pirate)
email SYSOP to get level 10, entitling user to IRC...
Req: name, school, career, age, address

Eskimo North BBS,
MUD on port 3000...
Washington state, features Usenet, including several readers, shell
access, and files, among other things...

Sunset BBS
Citadel BBS
A newer BBS. Begging for users.

Usenet, connectability with MS Mail, cc:Mail and the like... news,
files, FTP and Telnet access, fairly low-cost, hundreds of access points
(i.e., SprintNet).
guest, irc for IRC access
Taiwanese bbs. Note: uses Chinese OS. could be a little hairy... =-)

pw: menina21
Brazilian BBS
*couldn't access this one. may be down.*

Eagles' Nest



NEBBS (National Education BBS)

Badboy's Inn


dictionary, thesaurus, Bible, Koran, Constitution, CIA World Fact Book
and CD listing all online, just for starters!

Youngstown Freenet
Lots of stuff like USA Today, Usenet, Weather, and files
Req: snailmail signature and statement provided online.
Law library

Fidonet mail...
send mail to My_Name@P.N.[email protected] 117 117
Network Information.
Electronic Frontiers Foundation FTP site.

Gopher servers and the like...
Gopher servers...
'help' for information and contacts.
Access to more than a few online services.

Weather Underground 3000 3000 3000
Weather from the NWS for hundreds of cities.
Suggested that you know the 3-letter airport code to access the city...
LAX, BOS, etc..

Wizzy MUD (DIKU) Billy 1992 1992
MUD in England

Anyone wishing to add to this listing may post new sites at (; login bbs) in InternetBBSs.

%%%%%Zamfield`s Wonderfully Incomplete, Complete Internet BBS List %%%%%%

Publishing Info:September 24th 1992.
Published with the Textedit text editor
for X-windows. Now Available in Postscript
form thanks to Interleaf.

Availablity:Anonymous FTP at
in the /pub directory.
E-mail requests can be made to
[email protected].
Posted on alt.bbs.internet twice
a month.

The following list has been compiled with the help of the
wonderfully generous who associate with InterNet or UseNet.
I owe them many thanks and please continue to send information.
The amount of mail I recieve is enormous, and I appreciate the

I have a few things to say about these BBS's in general. So bear
with me, or skip ahead, but do take the time to read this.

1.These BBS's are provided as a service to anyone
on Internet. Not just you. This means that you should
try not to dominate these sites
by staying logged in continuously or repeatedly trying to
gain access.
2.While you may not directly pay for these services
someone does. These bbs's are run on someone else's
computer, which means that someone else pays to keep it
running, provide space and access, and fix problems.
3.You are a guest, and please keep that in mind while
using these BBS's

Okay, that wasn't so bad after all.

Most of these BBS`s offer services unique to BBS'ing. Some offer
small scale versions of standard Internet sevices. Keep in mind
that mail or articles posted on BBS's does not reach everyone in
the world, and if you can get to UseNet, you will problably find
better responses. Most of the files on these BBS`s can be found
by anonymous FTP, so don't tie up the system downloading files if
you have FTP. Do be considerate on these BBS`s, some people aren't
using Telnet or Rlogin to get to these, some people still dial
numbers with modems at there homes.

I'm not going to say anymore, because you can figure most of
this out for yourselves. Enjoy the list and write back to tell
me about these BBS`s. I want to add as much info to these as
possible. A little abstract, such as services, will be

For users of JANET (UK), you may access these bbs's through
first connecting to UK.AC.NSFNET-RELAY.TELNET or
PAD.UK.AC.NSFNET-RELAY.TELNET. Likewise, users of internet can
get to JANET by telnet SUN.NSF.AC.UK, login as janet.

Something New!!!!!

all sites that are prefixed with ===========
and sufixed with the same thing are sites that are
down and will probably be removed from this list.

such as
--down now

just something new to help clear any misconceptions up.

9/24/[email protected]


--This site is included to help the designer of it bbs
--software work out it's bugs. Currently it is ofline,
--but when it does go online be sure to help out. I
--included his original post hear because he describes
--his system better than me.
--I am working on starting a new bbs that is
--avaible on the internet. Basically, I am
--working on writing software and would like to
--have some people use it and help me to debug
--it. To login tlenet to, port
--8888 and just follow the directions. BTW,
--if you don't get anything when connecting
--that just means someone else is online. I
--need to work on it. mail responses to
[email protected] Alex R.N. Wetmore.
--This is Alex's project not mine.

--just release the bbs software on anon ftp too.
--give this place a try.

ANOTHER TEST SITEutbbs.civ.utwente.nlbbs

--Try this place and tell the sysop any bugs
--you find. Has lots o files, message bases,
--conferencing, talk, and chat.

--Sysop Erwin Verwoerd. 9999
-- 9999

--Hours are 5 pm to 8 am CST on weekdays. Open 24
--hours a day on weekends and holidays.

--Subscribe to the AfterFive mailing list too.

--MUCK - enhanced tinymuck2.2.10.4d-beta. Based on
--Bourbon Street, New Orleans. May not be
--appropriate for all ages, especially very young
--children as the database is rather graphic in
--section describing stip tease, and bars.

--BBS is Citadel like Quartz and Grind. No HotKeys
--though. Supports 250 concurrent users. Running on
--a Sparc 2 under Sunos 4.1.2.

--Contact Howard, Darrel, Trish, Eyes, or Parade,
--wizards, if you wish to work on any aspect of After-

APA BBSatl.calstate.eduapa

--The American Philosophical Association BBS.
--Offers news from the national office,
--philosphical societies, grant/fellowship and
--academic position information, philosophical
--calendar, E-mail, directories and computer
--resources, discussion on computer use in
--philosophy, and news from divisions.

Auggie BBSnic.augsburg.edubbsEagles

--use user ID guest and passwd guest to look
--around, and for a regular account send

--initial passwd
--email address

--to [email protected] or mail
--to Billy on the bbs.

BadBoy`s Innnameserver.aue.combbsPirate 2.0

--Be sure to use, it will usually get
--you throught to wherever badboy really is.

--Boards, Talk, Chat, Mail Test site for new Pirate
--Software. Pirate 2.0 kicks, if it would work
--all the time!

--This site is rather deserted, probably because of
--difficulty finding the place, but it has a great
--message base.

Bergon By Byteoscar.bbb.nobbsunknown

--This is a new site, but not sure about it, so don't
--go flooding this place until I can confirm
--its availablity.

--Large message areas, but mostly norweigan,
--International conference for anglophones, menus
--can be shown in english and general bulletins are
--translated. Lots of files.

--Has a registration fee, of $60 or $30 student.

Chatsubo BBSchatsubo.nersc.govbbspirate 1.7

--new site, check out.

--Sysop Jim Morton. (maXx)

Cimarron (in Spanish)bugs.mty.itesm.mxbbsPirate 1.0

--Send mail to sysop with necessay info(?) and you
--will be validated after two months.

--Nice BBS, too bad it is all in Spanish. Good place
--to get aquainted with if you are trying to learn
--Spanish, lots of conversations to look at. Cimarron
--is a type of ram, and is the school pet.

--Open between 18:00 to 6:00 Mexican Central Time.

--Down due to HACKING, until further notice.

Cleveland Free-Netfreenet-in-a.cwru.eduCWRUBBS

--Usenet, USA Today ON-Line, Local & Internet mail,
--and Interest Groups.

--This site is huge. The entire system is based on
--a town metaphor, which means to mail people you walk
--to the post-office , and to talk you go to the rec
--center, etc. The amount of local/regional infomation
--at this site is unreal, but most people will be
--interested in the conversations that go on, and the
--possiblility of having an account on a system that
--closely resembles a full unix account.

CueCosycue.bc.cacosyCosy 4.2

--Conferences and Topics. EAN Mail, Usenet, and FTP
--require a full unix account. Only teachers and
--educators are eligible for a full unix account.

--Download messages and mail via Kermit & Xmodem,
--Online Unix course is being considered, for now
--a QA conference is available. Some local files
--are available too.

--Sysop [email protected] John Nemeth.

Delft University BBS130.161.180.68BBS

--In Holland, Mostly Dutch. Files, messages, Chat

--VERY large MS/DOS file base, but you have to be able
--to understand Dutch descriptions.
--This is probably a very cool bbs, but I doubt that
--many people seeing this will find it of much use.

Eagle's Nest131.95.127.2bbs Mod. Pirate

--For info and account request mail
[email protected]

--Boards, 2 chat rooms, mail, talk, IRC. Guest account.
--Must give name, address, e-mail address, passwd,
--terminal-type, mailng address, and alias (up to 12
--chars, all letters.). Info will be returned via email.

--Sysop [email protected]
--or [email protected]

Endless Forest137.48.1.8 2001or login ef w/0 port # 2001

--Boards, E-mail. Reminds me of WWIV BBS. all-message
--base. Said to be a kind of poetry/philosophy hangout.
--After rising to a high enough access level, you can
--be granted read-only Usenet access and Gopher.


--Free 30 day accounts with E-mail, Usenet, and
--files from,

--Extended BBS services, Internet Access via
--Unix Shell, is commercially available.

--Mail [email protected] for more info.

Heartland Peoria Illinois FreeNet

--Mail, Public Forum, Recreation, Calendar, Social
--services, Senior center, Teen center, Local job &
--government info, Legal, Medical, Tax, & Invest/Banking
--Forums SIG's, library, Home & Garden, Science & Tech,
--& Education Forums

--Community metaphor, and mostly local info.


--has tech help, and 28/28S/48S/48SX files/programs.
--New releases, prodouts, and announcements.
--This is the one and only source if you need
--something for your Hewlett-Packard calculator. I
--have see games, sounds, pictures,and nearly
--everything else for the 48 series at this

IDS World Network155.212.1.2guest

--IDS World Network is a public access system
--run on a DEC VAX. It is menu driven, supports
--VT100, and ANSI graphics.

--Features, TELNET, FINGER, Weather Underground,
--Ham Callsign Book, Weather GIFS, Library Databases,
--Gateways to Commercial Services, Internet Mail, and
--more. All in an easy-to-understand menu-driven format
--for the beginner (or shells for the experienced user.)

--Includes Entertainment, such as, International
--MUD's, local-only games, CONQUEST & GALACTIC
--TRADER, and CB Simulator for CHATS.

--RIME, PC-BBS messaging network, Usenet NEWS with
--"nearly" full newsfeed.

--Special Conferences include: Skeptics Abound, Game
--Developers Conference, Internet in Education, and
--Usenet/Internet Info.

--Local access at (401)-884-9002, (V.32, Telebit/
--PEP, USR HST, V.42bis).

--We also offer PersonalSLIP - dialup SL/IP on demand
--at an hourly rate; you only pay for what you use.

--Internet Services require a donation of at least
--$10/month, $50/halfyear, or $100/year.
--For more info, email [email protected]

ISCA BBSbbs.isca.uiowa.eduiscabbsDOC (Citadel)
--Dial-Up 319-335-6409 (2400 baud)

--Can now handle 140 users on a new HP 9000/710.
--150 message rooms. Private IRC, Internet and
--IRC access for local users.
--Online data system Panda.


--pulse.isca.uiowa.edubbsDOC (Citadel)

--Evaluating new hardware, Help play around with
--this BBS.

--Dial-Up 319-335-6408 (9600 baud HST/v.32)

--anon ftp or shell access via telnet.

--Over 2 gig of IBM, Mac, Amiga, and other software.
--Kermit, XYZModem, of FTP send from the shell.


--Online Data Service. An improved Gopher.

Lorain County Freenetfreenet.lorain.oberlin.eduguest

Mars HotelMars.EE.MsState.EdubbsPirate

--Boards, Talk, Chat, IRC, Mail.
--Fairly extensive files,
--ftp'able, Kermit,XYZmodems,

--Mars is back, and Faster than ever. It now runs
--on and IBM RS/6000 Powerstation 530 or a big
--Weenie Roaster 6000. All the old Boards should
--be back on, or if not will be soon.

--Contact [email protected] or
[email protected] or
[email protected] or
[email protected]
--for further information and/or help.

--Tell all your friends about it, the BBS has
--never run faster, and everyone is welcome.

MindVOX mindvox + ('guest' at ID)
-- voice#: 212-988-5987

-- Public access system. Cyberpunk hangout, MONDO
-- online, SF writers, Movie people, artists, mail
-- system for many hard-to-locate underground names
--that have moved into the mainstream. Very active
--conference bases. Features ARCHIVES of Cyberspace
--with files and buffers dating back to the first
--underground and legitimate boards circia 1978-1992.

--1200-19.2K dialup access. Signup is online through
--the 'guest' account (after typing 'mindvox'). Fees
--are from $10 - $15 per month. Free two week trial.
--Local Dialups start at (212) 988-5030

--Features custom front-end software, easy to navigate
--user-interface, irc, ftp, telnet, Internet mail, MUD,
--downloads, graphics, developer echoes.

--at the Which Host? prompt type um-m-net.
--at the MichNet login: prompt type newuser.

--This is a Public Access UNIX/Conferencing System.
--100 Conferences, sh, ksh, csh, bbs, & menu shells
--for every type of user.

--write/talk/xtalk/chat for communicating between
--users, and PARTY for group chats.

Monochrome138.40.11.1mono (passwd mono)

--suggested to set terminal to dumb.
--guest accounts until registered. Read files,
--reply to and u2u (user to user) message sent
--to you, and be 'woken' into the very
--sophisticated multi-user talker. This talker
--has a large map, which is being extended as
--people send in ideas.

--register by mailing [email protected] with an
--account name. This must be all lowercase letters,
--with no spaces or underscores and 10 characters

--Large base of files, some Read-Only, some that
--can be added to is you are registered. Supports
--most terminal types, and uses them well. If
--you are registered you can E-mail yourself files.

--Email [email protected] for help or info.
--on the bbs contact monochrome.
--Sysop/Admin: Dave Brownlee.

National Education BBSnebbs.nersc.govguest

--multi-user, but not usually anyone else on but you.
--Guest accounts, which provide bbs E-mail and
--reading posts. Full access only given to National
--Education Supercomputing Program members.

--Files, news, talk and chat for full access.

Netcomnetcom.netcom.comguest + at passwd
--voice # 408-554-UNIX

--Contact Robert Hood, Systems/Network Admin at
[email protected].

--Full Unix service. Money for access.
--One time registration fee of $15. No more than
--50 hours/month online during prime time hours
--(M-F 10 a.m. to midnight (Pacific time?)).

--$17.50/month ($19.50 for invoiced billing)
--(408) 241-9760 (San Jose, CA) and
--(415) 424-0131 (Palo Alto, CA)
--(510) 865-9004 (San Fransico/Oakland/Berkeley, CA)
--(510) 426-6860 (Pleasanton/Fremont, CA)
--(408) 459-9851 (Santa Cruz, CA)
--(310) 842-8835 (Los Angeles, CA)

Nyx BBSnyx.cs.du.edunew

--Full news feed, Local downloads,
--shell access (with validation), and Ftp.
--It is a completely free public access Unix
--system run by the University of Denver's
--Math and Computer Science Department.
--Sysop: Prof. Andrew Burt.

--The system is now running on a Sun SparcStation 2,
--with a homebrew menuing system

--Lots of files and Dial-in


--Capitals are important for both the login
--and passwd. This BBS is at Imperial College
--in London.

--Down due to information about hacking being
--posted and discussed by the users.

OuluBox (Finnish)tolsun.oulu.fibox

--Can set English as prefered language,
--said to switch to Finnish at the most
--inconvenient time. IRC

--Contains boards and files. As mentioned
--above, just when you get to the good stuff
--it goes Finnish on you.

The Picayunemilo.ndsu.NoDak.edunew
--star96.nodak.edu20 or for slower speeds

--North Dakota Higher Education Computer Network.
--readonly News service, file areas, tetris
--online, local email, and online games.

--a 386 running unix, 2 80 meg drives, 600 users
--give or take a few. And Now Ethernet.

--courtesy(sp) of Marshal Perlman.
--cool welcome screen.

--sysop [email protected]

--Rooms/Boards. This system is extremely active
--and the messages move very quickly, so don't
--be too suprised at the rate of response to posts
--and you can get left behind very easily.

--Suggest MUD to chat.

--Not sure when this one will be back up.

Samba North Carolina152.2.22.80bbsModified XBBS

--offers vi, emacs, rn, NEWS, MAIL
--local messaging, SIGS, Conferencing
--Files (Kermit/FTP), & INFO
--limited NewsFeed.

Softwords COSYsoftwords.bc.cacosyCosy

--Very friendly with good discussions, but 9600
--baud connection is a pain.

Spacelink BBS192.149.89.61NEWUSER passwd NEWUSER
--Please use IP address only until
--net restructuring is complete.

--NASA news, educational materials, ask-a-NASA-
--person service Contains a great deal of
--information about NASA's past and present programs.
--Provides real-time updated current mission
--information. Has graphic images of planetary
--probes too.

--contact D. Alan Cunningham [email protected]

Sparcs 1.8

--try login in as irc for the irc chat server.
--boards, local mail, chat, and talk.

TECNetRegistration by mail only

--Mail to:
--TECnet, Tufts University,
--Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
--Anderson Hall Room 203
--Medford, MA 02155
--Telephone (617) 627-3818
--Fax (617) 623-1427
--Internet [email protected]

--TECnet is an electronic resource for Small

--TECnet is operated by the Tufts University
--Manufacturing Resource Center to provide
--technical assistance to small and medium-sized
--manufacturers as part of a broader program of
--technology transfer and outreach. TECnet was
--created with funding provided by the National
--Institute of Standards and Technology in
--collaboration with the Rensselaer Polytechnic

--TECnet provides a number of services not found
--on your typical BBS including job leads from Federal
--procurement and foreign trade publications, chemical
--safety data for common manufacturing chemicals,
--abstracts of federal military specifications
--standards and listings of business and financial
--assistance providers.

--TECnet users have access to a library of publications
--from the U.S. Small Business Administration, a
--link to a national directory of used industrial
--equipment and the ability to transmit binary
--files such as CNC programs as private mail messages
--to other users.

--TECnet carries a handful of Usenet conferences
--related to CAD, industrial computing, and business
--software applications. These conferences allow
--small business users access to technical experts
--from larger companies and university sites.
--TECnet is accessible by modem or via the internet.

Tiny BBStiny.computing.csbsju.edubbs

--Menu driven topics and suptopics.
--Mail sysop to get account.
[email protected]

TriState Online129.137.100.1visitorFreeNetIII

--new FreeNet site.

Virginia Tech Cosyvtcosy.cns.vt.educosyreg
-- (for list)

--Virginia Tech Conferencing System. Offers
--local conferencing, up to date listing of local
--BBS's and read only Usenet NEWS. Tons of Messages.
--No files.

Youngstown Free-Netyfn.ysu.eduvisitor

-- At Main Menu try typing
-- for one of the most interesting
-- and wide-ranging boards on a
-- Free-Net.

The Worldworld.std.comnew

--Public access Unix system. 19.2, 96, 24, & 12
--hundred baud modem connections. 3 GB disk
--storage. CompuServe Packet Network access.
--and SLIP connection up to T1.

--signup, dial 617-739-WRLD, type new. basic
--rates are $2/hr 24 hrs/day and $5 monthly fee.
--20/20 plan, $20 for 20 hrs, including monthly
--fee. Also available from Compuserve Packet
--Network. $5.60/hr surcharge is added to monthly
--bill. Further info at [email protected]

--I messed up and said the Compuserve Packet Network
--access was a $5.60 surcharge, but it is $5.60 per
--hour, and makes quite a difference. Thanks

--Email to Internet, UUCP, BITNET, CSNET, EUNET,
--JANET, JUNET, Fidonet, BIX, Compuserve, Applelink
--and MCImail.

--USENET, ClariNet, Electronic Mailing Lists,
--Chatting, Unix Software, GNU Software, Games,
--Online Book Initiative, AlterNet Acces, Internet.


The following is a list of useful services that most
BBS'ers are interested in. I have not checked any of
these except Archie. If you have more info about
these or if you know of other to add, please mail
me: [email protected]. I will make the
changes and post the list again. Enjoy. 🙂



--archie-client sites.

--Archie is the easiest, fastest, and most convienent
--way to find files available via anonymous FTP. The
--archie-client sites are sites that are used for
--archie front ends to query info, the is the original archie site, and
--you can telnet to and use this archie without a client,
--although the client is much simpler to use and
--easier on the server.

DDN Network Information Center

--TACNEWS, WHOIS Server, NIC This site is not nearly
--as useful as the NIS server listed below.

FTP Mailwrite mail to [email protected]

--set reply addr, since headers are usually wrong
--connect [HOST [USER [PASS]]]
--defaults to, anonymous
--ascii files grabbed are printable ascii
--binary files grabbed are compressed or tar
--or both
--chdir PLACE
--"get" and "ls" commands are relative to PLACE
-- (only one CHDIR per ftpmail session)
--compress binaries using Lempel-Ziv encoding
--compress binaries using Huffman encoding
--binary files will be mailed in uuencode
--binary files will be mailed in btoa format
--ls (or dir) PLACE
--short (long) directory listing
--get FILE
--get a file and have it mailed to you
--terminate script, ignore rest of mail message
-- (use if you have a .signature or
-- are a VMSMAIL user)

--you must give a "connect" command, default host is, default user is anonymous, default
--password is your mail address.

--binary files will not be compressed unless 'compress'
--or 'compact'
--command is given; use this if at all possible, it
--helps a lot.

--binary files will always be formatted into printable
--ASCII with "btoa" or "uuencode" (default is "btoa").

--all retrieved files will be split into 60KB chunks and

--VMS/DOS/Mac versions of uudecode, atob, compress and
--compact are available, ask your LOCAL wizard about
--them if you can't locate them (but try in /archive/pub/VMS if you're
--still trapped on a VMS system.)

--several mail unsplitters are hiding on in /pub/mail/ua/misc/unsplit.
--includes one in c, one in perl, and one in VMS DCL.

-->>> examples:

---> connect to and get a root
--directory listing:


---> connect to and get the
--README.ftp file:

--get README.ftp

---> connect to and get the
--gnuemacs sources:

--chdir /pub/GNU
--get emacs-18.57.tar.Z

---> connect to as anonymous and get a
--root directory list:

--quit 3000
-- 3000

--Provides information by city or area code. This
--infomation includes population, longitude and
--latitude, elevation, and various other information.


--Internet Relay Chat access. Not all IRC commands are
--supported. IRC is similar to the chat system on
--Pirate BBS's but much more powerful. IRC has channels,
--which you join to join a discussion, or you can create
--your own to discuss whatever you like. These sessions
--are very informal, and topics can stay quickly.

Library Systems->FTP<-

--This site contains a huge, 100-150
--page, guide to internet libraries.
--The file is under the library
--directory. Send thanks and responses
--to Billy Barron, [email protected].

Lyric Server->FTP<-

--these files are available via
--anonymous ftp. This is not
--really a telnetable service, but
--it is nice to know about so I
--included it.

National Ham Radio Call-Sign Callbook
-- 2000
--callsign.cs.Buffalo.Edu 2000

--I am very impressed with this service,
--I have figured out the problem. The
--name listing did not include the port
--number. This should clear up any problems
--with this site.

--Also, if this site hangs at you commands
--try hitting enter again. it seems to work
--fine other than that.

--any problems should be reported to
[email protected] as well as to myself.


NetFind Serverbruno.cs.colorado.edunetfind

--This site runs a netfind service. type h
--to get better explaination than I can give.
--Basically lets you search for a person's
--e-mail address.

Network Information Service (Univ. of California at Berkeley) 117
--, 117
-- 117


--at the Which Host? prompt, type: netmailsites

--Connects you to a machine that given a site name
--matches it with any node names it has on file, and
--visa versa.


--Ocean info center, from the U. of
--Delaware. Contains technical and
--scientific info on oceanic research.
--DOS software for viewing oceanographic
--type <$> to logout (no brackets).

Slugnet chat
--, 2727

--sorta like IRC

UM-Weather 3000
-- 3000

--This site offers City/State forecasts in most of the
--major cities. You can also get ski reports and
--earthquake reports. Very complete service.

Vatech Central Branching Exchange

--Access to all local on-campus boards.
--these boards have messages, files, etc.

--to get to the Dream World BBS, type
--C 26964, and hit enter a couple o times.

WAIS serverhub.nnsc.nsf.netwais
--info at <

--Wide Area Information Service. Gives access to online
--documents. More info can be obtained from
--via anonymous ftp.

Washington University Services

--Provides Internet Access to many services
--Range from other university services to weather
--forecasts to publicly accessable databases.
--Shows to Internet address and login names.

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