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Australian National OS9 Newsletter (1988-1994)

The Australian National OS9 Newsletter was a Color Computer-oriented newsletter created by Gordon Bentzen, Don Berrie and Bob Devries. Issues were produced from July 1988 to August 1994. Credit to CoCoCoding for issue information and summary.



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Vol 3 No 3 April 1989: A Hard Disk for your CoCo System? (B&B XTC), The OS9 Operating System (Part 1), A Database in 'C' (Part 2)
Topics: modules, file, burke, newsletter, directory, australian, drive, module, disk, char, text editing,...
Vol 4 No 3 April 1990: Basic09 Toys (CoCo OS9 Only), CC3IO and The ShellPlus Path Command
Topics: devries, berrie, bob, newsletter, editorial, berne, gordon, bentzen, coco, ssc, bob devries, frank...
Vol 5 No 3 April 1991: Getting SAS-sy with your Disks, Document files and MAN
Topics: bitaap, disk, froa, sectors, file, australian, oss, newsletter, char, clustersize, oss newsletter,...
Vol 6 No 3 April 1992: OS-9 and the 6309, A C Tutorial Chap 7, Index of Rainbow OS9 Articles (Jan-Dec '89), The SCSI System 1.0, Uprgade Update (fabled L2)
Topics: string, array, data, scsi, coco, newsletter, puckett, program, klssable, froa, scsi system,...
Vol 7 No 3 April 1993: Floptical Drives, C Tutorial Chap 13, Interleave Tester, ShellPlus Scripts
Topics: mpfm, echo, goto, mpeg, ramdisk, pak, display, program, file manager, file, video decoder,...
Vol 2 No 2 August 1988: Dynacalc Patches, Iconedit V2.03, User Friendly Windows
Topics: user, dim, endif, data, screen, mouse, newsletter, print, disks, disk, user group, byte dim, group...
Vol 3 No 7 August 1989: MACROS - Tutorial for the OS9 Macro Text Editor (Part 2), A Database in 'C' (Part 6), Label Printer Basic09 Programme, UpperDir - A Basic09 Utility
Topics: print, buffer, goto, dim, printfc, files, newsletter, directory, command, file, print print, system...
Vol 4 No 7 August 1990: Shell-scripts and the Menu programme, Introducing the MM/1, Installing a fan in your CoCo3
Topics: paul, aenu, goto, tandy, newsletter, hark, froa, echo, baud, coco, serial port, frank hogg, color...
Vol 5 No 7 August 1991: Where we stand on the MM/1, A Basic09 Tutorial (Part 4), A C Tutorial Chap 3, An Index of Rainbow OS9 Articles
Topics: tne, loop, puckett, tnat, executed, kissabie, oss, software, stateaents, australian, frank hogg,...
Vol 6 No 7 August 1992: A C Tutorial Chap 9, Are your VEF pictures squashed?, Australian CoCoFEST!, Microware's 'pipelines', Hard Disk Interface Options, Add a 2nd port to your Deluxe RS-232 PAK, 6309 Bechmarks
Topics: file, vef, burke, newsletter, command, program, printf, pin, solder, australian, bob devries, hard...
Vol 7 No 7 August 1993: OZ-OS9 BBS (JTree), A Basi09 menu programme, 6809 OS9 System Utilities (Link, Load, Unlink)
Topics: error, endif, command, key, beq, gosub, cmpa, usergroup, equ, newsletter, typelang set, ttl...
Vol 8 No 6 August 1994: Programming in Basic09, Tuning a Burke & Burke HD, INFO! (qtip), More INFO! (Uptime)
Topics: sector, qld, qtip, endif, file, byte, newsletter, devries, interleave, code, inala qld, gordon...
Vol 2 No 6 December 1988: Making the Most of Microware C (Part 1), Starting Out With OS9 (Part 2), Reading LSN0, Running a Terminal under OS9: A Tutorial for the CoCo Patches to ZAP
Topics: disk, user, systei, priatf, print, froi, tpi, newsletter, conand, soie, user group, group...
Vol 3 No 11 December 1989: Lineater Basic Programme, Resistor Calculator, The Future of the CoCo3, Let's Clear the slate 3 Different Ways (CLS), An explanation on windows for your system disk, How to become a Millionaire, Savings Calculator, Device Descriptor Query, Further Thoughts on the Capabilities of ShellPlus?, Operating System Notes
Topics: print, startup, coco, descriptor, screen, disk, australian, newsletter, startup file, savings,...
Vol 4 No 11 December 1990: Opstart - Use the same script to do different things, OS9 Profile to SDF Conversion, Hard Disk Backups, The New GFX2, Starting Multivue, Datamodules
Topics: files, newsletter, dim, char, optstart, file, user, australian, december, disk, hard drive, gordon...
Vol 5 No 11 December 1991: Using Kevin Darling's GFX2, A C Tutorial Chap 5, An Index of Rainbow OS9 Articles (Jan-Dec '87), WPShel Product Description, File Size?
Topics: function, variable, program, file, menu, klssable, wpshel, variables, puckett, newsletter, text...
Vol 6 No 11 December 1992: A C Tutorial Chap 11, Programming for new platforms (Amiga, Atari, Kix /30), NitrOS9, 2 Meg Upgrade
Topics: variable, structure, variables, meg, data, clock, program, coco, define, named, file named, desk...
Vol 7 No 11 December 1993: OZ-OS9 BBS (Digitiz Program), How OS9 Boots, Converting Basic programmes
Topics: print, startup, data, hexadecimal, input, newsletter, record, digitz, address, resistors, rod...
Vol 3 No 1 January/February 1989: Making the Most of Microware C (Part 2), SETIME Patch, Starting Out with OS9 (Part 3), Running a Terminal under OS9: File Transfers, A celcius to fahrenheit Converter in 'C'
Topics: kermit, rof, degrees, file, functions, newsletter, user, string, pointer, float, assembly language,...
Vol 4 No 1 February 1990: A Basic09 Database Programme, Shellscripts with Bells and Whistles
Topics: print, gosub, endif, goto, seek, overlay, input, display, device window, dim, overlay windows,...
Vol 5 No 1 February 1991: Patch Mfree for 1 Meg, Tutorial in 'C' Programming, File De-fragmentor (Part 1)
Topics: stateaent, data, syntax, australian, prograaae, goto, aay, newsletter, soie, aeaory, bob van,...
Vol 6 No 1 Jan/Feb 1992: Trojan Horse for OS9?, Patch for Deldir, Patching Kevin Darling's GFX2, Index of Rainbow OS9 Articles (Jan-Dec '88), Modules in my OS9Boot, Create a Customized OS9 System Disk
Topics: data, gime, coco, puckett, dale, newsletter, disk, kissable, gihe, australian, gime gime, gihe...
Vol 7 No 1 Jan/Feb 1993: Questions/Answers (OS-9 FAQ) Saving B09 Windows, B09 Windows, C Tutorial Chap 12
Topics: pointer, qld, data, microware, dynamic, dynamically, block, program, qld qld, dim, vic vic, tandy...
Vol 8 No 1 Jan/Feb 1994: OS9 BBS Sysop (More Comand), CLS Revisited (TERMCAP, OSK), Cluster's Last Stand, The SECAD Experience, Bootsplit (OSK
Topics: file, cluster, char, osk, rbfman, secad, devries, clustering, newsletter, size, file descriptor,...
Vol 2 No 1 July 1988: Ramdisk Device Descriptor, Patch for OS9 L2 (Rel, Boot Step), Stylograph Word Processing System.
Topics: fcb, stylo, file, descriptor, user, offset, newsletter, ascii, dictionary, disk, user group,...
Vol 3 No 6 July 1989: Ohm's Law Demonstration, EDIT - A tutorial on the OS-9 Macro Text Editor (Part 1), The OS9 Operating System (Part 4), A Database in 'C' (Part 5)
Topics: print, file, files, newsletter, ccdisk, track, includes, sided, edit, editor, track double, boot...
Vol 4 No 6 July 1990: CC3Go and ShellPlus, How come my boot process takes so long?, Building a Boot Disk (Part 2), Check Book Programme, Window Directory
Topics: print, reh, dim, files, disks, endif, boot, disk, print usins, newsletter, print clearcode, system...
Vol 5 No 6 July 1991: A Basic09 Tutorial (Part 3), A C Tutorial Chap 2, FREE - A bug-free version (Part 2)
Topics: print, bentzen, prograa, qld, bsr, newsletter, devries, endif, goto, ieax, executable stateaent,...
Vol 6 No 6 July 1992: Report on the Chicago CoCoFest,An OS9 Calendar Printer, Info on POWER BOOST
Topics: coco, burke, int, printf, patches, australian, boost, newsletter, tdefine, chicago, speed increase,...
Vol 7 No 6 July 1993: Get Next Window (getnw), Backup Utility (FHF, Floppy to Hard to Floppy), A Fern in 'C', OZ-OS9 BBS (Lotto)
Topics: fhf, newsletter, disk, floppy, lotto, error, print, destination, getnw, australian, print print,...
Vol 8 No 5 July 1994: INFO! (dir), More on IBM-CoCo emulator, Compressor extensions, MM/1 Keysense function, Record locking, SCANF discussion, More INFO! (ded)
Topics: copyright, file, program, coco, newsletter, software, directory, dir, fscanfo, orphanware,...
Vol 3 No 5 June 1989: The OSK Experience (Atari OS-9), The OS9 Operating System (Part 3), How to Convert 2 disk programmes to 40 or 80 Track, A Database in 'C' (Part 4), A Modification to Karl Kreider's Bootsplit
Topics: device, level, file, newsletter, descriptor, dir, descriptors, disk, modules, grfint, double sided,...
Vol 4 No 5 June 1990: Creating a Boot Disk (Part 1), CoCo3 Boot List Order Bug (BLOB), OS-9 from the Beginning (Part 2)
Topics: disk, boot, newsletter, gime, data, drive, australian, modpatch, devices, offset, step rate, double...
Vol 5 No 5 June 1991: A Basic09 Tutorial (Part 2), A C Tutorial Chap 1, ERRATA - DIRL Correction from last issue, Clusters, Modpatch Problems, FREE - A bug-free version (Part 1)
Topics: cluster, errata, file, sectors, print, coco, newsletter, disk, naae, australian, root directory,...
Vol 6 No 5 June 1992: A C Tutorial Chap 8, Index of Rainbow OS9 Articles (Jan-Dec '90), Converting Amiga 8SVI Sound for compatibility with PLAY, Verdisk - Disk verify command for OS9, More
Topics: pointer, variable, prograi, char, file, froi, pointers, ida, newsletter, breakpoint, int type, disk...
Vol 7 No 5 June 1993: Merge Utility (Replacement), OS9 BBS (color - RiBBS), The Rocket ( A conversation with Chris Burke), Cash Register
Topics: color, burke, printf, attr, usage, coco, file, newsletter, chicago, australian, bob devries, desk...
Vol 8 No 4 June 1994: CoCo 2 Emulator for the PC, INFO! (park/unpark), Sound on the MM/1, A free UNIX for PCs, RS232 on the CoCo, Computers & Model Railway (Basic09)
Topics: coco, disk, emulator, usa, unix, virtural, print, newsletter, disks, australian, jwt enterprises,...
Vol 3 No 2 March 1989: Making the Most of Microware C (Part 3), ShellPlus V2.0 (Review), RS-232 Interface (with schematic), A Database in 'C' (Part 1)
Topics: byte, newsletter, module, rts, tandy, bytes, strings, user, disk, australian, user group, header...
Vol 4 No 2 March 1990: Tax, Income and Investment, MVCanvas (Review), Module Identification (Various OS9 Modules), Modifications to CoCo OS9 Disk ZAP, Yet More Patches
Topics: module, header, column, newsletter, mvcanvas, param, income, print, disk, australian, tax deducted,...
Vol 5 No 2 March 1991: Four Drives!, CoCo Windows Vs Windows 3.0, Basic09 Parameters, File De-fragmentor (Part 2)
Topics: coco, device, module, newsletter, windows, screen, drive, australian, color, windowing, register...
Vol 6 No 2 March 1992: The OS-9 L2 Upgrade Story, First impressions of the MM/1, A C Tutorial Chap 6, Index of Rainbow OS9 Articles (Jan-Dec '88)
Topics: vsc, puckett, bbs, program, dale, coco, baud, fido, newsletter, sysop, main board, local telephone,...
Vol 7 No 2 March 1993: Del Vers7, OOPS, Now it won't boot! (XT-ROM), Window Writer cleanup (V1.2), Disk cataloger, FlashTalk modem, Portable CoCo, OS9 BBS
Topics: data, ved, beq, ida, conect, file, dim, newsletter, stdin, australian, bob devries, window writer,...
Vol 8 No 2 March 1994: OS9 BBS Sysop (D/L Library), Bootsplit (OS9000 Changes), Sound Files (AIFF, WAV, IFF), Scientific Calculator (OS9/OSK)
Topics: returns, hyperbolic, arc, australian, devries, matrix, bytes, newsletter, march, constants,...
Vol 3 No 4 May 1989: Hexadecimal and ASCII Dump Programme, The OS9 Operating System (Part 2), Motor On modifiation for FD502 disk drives (further note), Problems with DSAVE, A Database in 'C' (Part 3), Setting the Environment for your C Compiler
Topics: disk, nsw, print, dsave, file, cursor, drive, coco, system disk, australian, hard disk, disk...
Vol 4 No 4 May 1990: Documentation for ZAP, OS-9 from the Begining (Part 1), Additions and Alterations, Finding Information About files
Topics: disk, directory, sector, data, device, programme, user, file, descriptor, newsletter, system disk,...
Vol 5 No 4 May 1991: A Basic09 Tutorial (Part 1), Introduction to the C Tutorial, STOP PRESS (Ipatch for serial mouse), DIRL (minor correction in V5 N5)
Topics: prograi, vill, coipiier, newsletter, qld, nsv, screen, disk, van der, dir, include dir, dir size,...
Vol 6 No 4 May 1992: Send - Another Neat Utility, DeUnixification of Text Files, DUPing paths in OS9 C, MM/1 Expansion Information, A lesson in rationalization, OS-9 for Windows 3.0 or going portable, More on OS9 for Windows 3, CoCo3 Dhrystone rating, Floptical Drives!!???
Topics: signal, char, oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo, australian, module, boisy, infomation, newsletter,...
Vol 7 No 4 May 1993: Some More Shellplus Scripts, C Tutorial Chap 14, OS9 BBS, Rewrite (Utility to strip the front from a file), ORCHESTRA 90CC under OS9
Topics: goto, echo, program, seme, deskmate, newsletter, display, file, script, dos, source code, gordon...
Vol 8 No 3 April/May 1994: OS9 BBS Sysop (D/L Library), OSK Screens, CoCo3 OS9 Fonts, CoCo 3 Hard Drives, Home Librarian (OSK)
Topics: buffer, pak, newsletter, librarian, ibm, australian, bbs, catalog, card catalog, disk, users group,...
Vol 2 No 5 November 1988: ZAP OS9 L2 Disk Zapper (Part 2), Rogue (Review), Starting Out With OS9 (Part 1), Multi-Vue and the 'C' Programming Language (Part 2), RGB Patch
Topics: print, iwpath, endif, parah, dih, echo, directory, goto, newsletter, naae, feel free, print iwpath,...
Vol 3 No 10 November 1989: Fourth Generation Languages and OS-9 (Part 2), A Tidy-Up Programme for Window Writer, Super Controller II (Review)
Topics: data, newsletter, qld, program, sculptor, australian, modules, nsw, dim, unlink, report type,...
Vol 4 No 10 November 1990: Which Computer?, OS9 Tutorial (Part 2), Computer Languages
Topics: disk, directory, foraat, file, startup, files, coco, froa, drive, data, file called, data directory
Vol 5 No 10 November 1991: Read RSDos BASIC tokenized files, A C Tutorial Chap 4 (Part 2), OSK Windows, An Index of Rainbow OS9 Articles (Aug '85 - Dec '86)
Topics: screen, puckett, window, assigned, dale, variable, data, kissable, result, newsletter, utility...
Vol 6 No 10 November 1992: A SAVE from MultiVue, Thoughts on the MM/1, IDE Drives on the Colour Computer
Topics: ide, coco, drives, martygoodman, mfm, general, disto, msg, file, australian, desk utilities, mfm...
Vol 7 No 10 November 1993: OZ-OS9 BBS (help), CoCo3 Hot Rod, OSK and OS9000 Public Domain, Undel Utility
Topics: motorola, bbs, rod, newsletter, australian, hardware, jzh, disk, ftp, files, cross compilers, asked...
Vol 2 No 4 October 1988: Multi-Vue and the 'C' Programming Language (Part 1), ZAP OS9 L2 Disk Zapper (Part 1), Koronis Rift (Review), OS9 Error Messages
Topics: print, endif, goto, param, newsletter, case, error, dim, illegal, users, table full, source code,...
Vol 3 No 9 October 1989: EDIT: Using Macros - Tutorial for the OS9 Macro Text Editor (Part 3), The OS9 'C' Compiler (Review), A Database in 'C' (Part 8 - Last), What happens to the system when a program runs?
Topics: macro, compiler, source, macros, edit, command, directory, code, user, australian, source code,...
Vol 4 No 9 October 1990: Phantomgraph printer driver changes (DMP105/6), Basic09 Biomorphs and other mathematical mysteries, OS-9 Tutorial (Part 1), Dynacalc Patch
Topics: disk, directory, data, file, dim, australian, endif, dir, newsletter, info, disk basic, data file,...
Vol 5 No 9 October 1991: A Basic09 Tutorial (Part 6), A C Tutorial Chap 4 (Part 1), Princeton University CoCo listserver, Mac Follies make us feel better, SCSI info for the MM/1, OSK PD Programmes from Europe
Topics: coco, listserv, scsi, data, file, variables, program, loop, newsletter, integer, gordon bentzen,...
Vol 6 No 9 October 1992: A C Tutorial Chap 10, FAT Display Program, OS9 Attitude, From the Librarian (Ed & Rev Numbers)
Topics: file, program, commands, directory, system, newsletter, disk, command, filename, pointer, domain...
Vol 7 No 9 October 1993: 6809 OS9 System Utilities (Save, Merge, Del, Makdir), OZ-OS9 BBS (ls), RSDOS BASIC Conversion, Atlanat CoCoFest, Internet
Topics: error, ida, exit, beq, file, path, leax, rmb, save, equ, exit exit, xsave rmb, error message, rod...
Vol 2 No 3 September 1988: Patch for the Microware 'C' Compiler, New graphical Interface for your CoCo3 (MultiVue Review), Sculptor Example Application, Iconedit (further notes)
Topics: user, sculptor, tandy, menu, graphical, group, nsw, newsletter, national, disk, sculptor...
Vol 3 No 8 September 1989: Fourth Generation Languages and OS-9 (Part 1), OS-9 Profile (Review), A Database in 'C' (Part 7), Calendar Program
Topics: database, program, profile, australian, assembler, programming, print, newsletter, language,...
Vol 4 No 8 September 1990: Computer Widow, Disk File Fragmentation, Dynacalc Term String offsets, Modifications to printer drivers
Topics: disk, yith, australian, string, newsletter, september, character, devries, aay, austral, direct...
Vol 5 No 8 September 1991: A Basic09 Tutorial (Part 5), The OS9 File System, Utime.h header file for Kreider Library (Problem in PD Library), 68XXX Machines (Announcement), Smile! You're on Candid Camera (Emoticons)
Topics: smiley, submitter, file, disk, bytes, directory, coco, byte, descriptor, pin, track disk, three...
Vol 6 No 8 September 1992: A Patch to the Kernel, A C Tutorial Chap 9, More Patches (WindInt)
Topics: program, input, newsletter, function, string, variable, file, output, data, integer, utilities...
Vol 7 No 8 September 1993: OZ-OS9 BBS (DupFile), Removing TAB Characters, New OS9 Help Utility, Make, a compilation utility
Topics: file, files, qld, xlc, newsletter, directory, tab, dependency, duplicated, dupfile, object files,...