[Coco] More Stupid Cassette Port Tricks
devries.bob at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 00:03:36 EST 2008
> Listeners where supposed to tape the show, and then play it back to the
I believe that was done in the UK by the BBC for the Acorn BBC computer
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Diego Barizo" <diegoba at adinet.com.uy>
To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Monday, February 04, 2008 3:55 PM
Subject: Re: [Coco] More Stupid Cassette Port Tricks
>I seem to remember reading about a radio show that broadcasted programs.
>Listeners where supposed to tape the show, and then play it back to the
> I believe I read this in www.old-computers.com....
> Yes, just checked it.
> Joel Ewy wrote:
>> This one may be pushing the idea too far, but if it can be made to work
>> over a phone line, what about using one of those low-power FM
>> transmitter kits like this:
>> to broadcast CoCo cassette WAV files for 8-bit WiFi? Yes, it's silly,
>> but how cool would it be to have a small program constantly re-broadcast
>> on a tape loop, and hook an FM receiver up to the CoCo's cassette port.
>> Turn it on and pick up a program off the airwaves. I have no idea if
>> the frequency response and fidelity of these cheap transmitter kits
>> would make it workable in practice, but the idea is tantylizing.
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