In 1986, when I lived in NH about 10 miles from AK1A, there was the PCBS
(Packet Conference Bulletin System.) One stand-alone "node," 8-10
users, and that was it.
Richard DiDonna NN3W wrote:
> I remember back in about '88 or '89 when the San Diego DX Club was connected
> to the Southern Cal DX Club, and we were trying to find a path to the
> Northern Arizona group. Maybe 7 to 10 nodes, and maybe 100 users total.
> 73 Rich NN3W
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Reisert AD1C" <email@example.com>
> To: "Jim Reisert AD1C" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: "CQ Contest" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2007 4:06 PM
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] How big is the DX cluster?
>> I mis-spoke. There was bug in CC Cluster which caused an explosion of
>> the number of nodes, the real number is below:
>> Cluster: 392 nodes 304 Locals 3169 Total users Uptime 2 days 0:59
>> Still, that's an impressive number of users!
>> I put a snapshot of this on the web site:
>> 73 - Jim AD1C
>> Jim Reisert AD1C wrote:
>>> Dirk G1TLH and Lee VE7CC have been working on improving the
>>> communication between DX Cluster nodes (DX Spider and CC Cluster,
>>> respectively). Check out the message I just saw when I logged into W0MU:
>>> Cluster: 805 nodes 8 Locals 3799 Total users Uptime 1 days 0:28
>>> I remember the days when there were about 50 nodes and 300+ users. This
>>> is an order of magnitude larger!
>>> Way to go, guys!
>>> Instead of ANN/FULL, try TALK instead, even if the user isn't visible to
>>> your node. It just might work!
>>> 73 - Jim AD1C
>> Jim Reisert AD1C/0, <firstname.lastname@example.org>, http://www.ad1c.us
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