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Zebra Tablet Review 

Surge Suppressor Project 

T-S1000 Keyboard Add-On 

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T-S Horizons no. m 


ENTER 
Reader INPUT 
EDITorial by Bill Ferrebee 
"In Sync# 3" by John Bell 

Build your own Surge Suppressor 
USR-User group Service Report 
TS Help & Information - J. Marion 
Surplus Keyboard Adaptation 
Cassette Notes by Tim Carver 
The QL Report from Curry Computer 
Adapting the ZX81 RampacK 16 

to the TS2068 by N. Pashtoon and P. Donnelly 


Machine Code Graphics Loop 19 

by Bernard Bush 

Zebra Graphics Tablet Review 21 

TS 2068 Word Processor Evaluation 22 
by Bill Ferrebee tPt.3> 

Spectrum Reviews by Doug Gangi 24 

Beachhead and Danger mouse 
Software "Home PacK" 26 

Reviewed by Tex Faucette 
Reviews for the Non-Programmer 29 

by Art Gindin 

TS News 30 


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Dear Friends, 

I hope you can excuse us if tills ENTER colum 

S ets a little personal, but this issue of T-S 
orizcns is being dedicated to Jeremy Charles 
Iwicnn. Jeremy ms bom earlier this morning 
(May 23) at 8:43. He uss 8 lb 4 oz and 21 
Inches long. His mo tier Is recovering wry 
well for having gone through a Qaesnrean 
section and his father (yours truly) Is re- 
cover!, ig well for having wl tnessd a Caesarean 
blrtli. Daniel, Jeremy's 2 1/2 year old broth- 
er is waiting at lone patiently, wondering 
where moony is and csoctly wrat a "baby 
brother" is, and TS Horizons is late again. 

New Subscribers 


For the sake of any new subscribers who hove 
not heard, T-S Horizons is intended to be 
monthly hut occasionally It comes out late 
with a 2-month cover date (e.g. ttiy/June). 
Rest assured tint your subscription is for 12 
issues, not 12 months, and that we renlly do 
try to he on time. Now that we've gotten tlx; 
personal and the oblatory out of the way 
let's get down to business. 

The Portuguese 2068: 

Hopeful Hybrid or Mutant Misfit 

Haw you heard the latest? Timex is hade. So 
is the 2068, Well not exactly. Timex cf Port- 
ugal * ieen Iin rketing their versltc of the 
2068 in Europe and is toying with the Idea of 
mass nerchindising in tie U.S. That my seem 
like an odd turn of events since Timex (U.S.) 
decided to give up on the computer market. 
Hut read on. 



Jeremy Charles J)mcan. 


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As I understand it the Portuguese 2068 (or TC 
2068) is internally slmiliar to the American 
2068 (TS 206C) wi th a Spectrum rear edge 
connector. Tlie TC2068 is sold with a Spectrun 
emulator (which will work on tic TC but re- 
portedly not on the TS). Now the Spectrum is 
the most popular computer in Great Britain, 
which hos the highest per capita level of 
home canputers in the world. The Spectrum. Is 
also the most popular computer in Spain and 
several other countries, so T. 
product that can run Spectrum 
use 


of F. has a 
ct that can run Spectrum programs and 
Spectrum peripherals. I wonder how Sin- 


clair ‘ likes 
offspring. 


the competition from its 


owm 


Can the TC 2068. nnke it in the U.S. ? First 
of all we understand that It is having ser- 
ious problems with tic F.C.C. (Currently 
limited quantities are being sold as evalua- 
tion units). But heyend tint two questions 
must be answered. 3.) Does the existing Timex 
narket need the computer? Most mil order 
dealers (Zebra, Sunset, Brown, etc.) feel 
they have adequate supplies of TS 2068' s 
currently. Some are nelucant to sell the TC 
2068 for tint reason. 2) Chn a new market for 
the 2068 be created? Frankly we doubt it. It 
nay be that Timex (U.S.) has already "poi- 
soned" the market for good. 

Eton if they had the greatest reputation, I 
doubt that a new $159 to $200 64K computer 
can nake it in the U.S. narket. I recently 
saw an Atari 800 in Children's Palace for 
$99. One option is to implement some of Dave 
Higeenbot tom's ideas and make it a 128K 
machine, but that probably won't happen. 

Apart from the marketing of the nacliine, most 
technically Inc lined types who have seen it 
seer, to feel it's a nice machine. Nazir 
Bash toon and Paul Donnelly hove reviewed it 
favorably and I consider their opinion to be 
very dependable, but you should know that 
some others are less enthusiastic. 'One relia- 
ble source called it "a real mutant. 2068 
guts. Spectrun bus. You need an emulator 
which was not included with mine although 1 
paid for It. You can't hock up the (Sinclair) 
microdrives directly... This is a very quick 
evaluation but (for $400 or so total cost 
conputer, drives, and connectors)... I'll 
take the a anyday." So tic verdict is mixed 
for the TC 2068. 


However, unlike the TC 2068, several vendors 
are carrying and are very excited about the 
disk drives being sold by T. of P. These can 
bo adapted to the U.S. 2068. The technical 
information printed here was provided by 
Zebra Systems and Sunset Electronics. The 
presidents of both ccrtpanies in a joint ven- 
ture went to Europe recently to look into the 
new hardware. Vie hope to have a report from 
them for the next issue. See ads in this 
issue for who's selling what? 



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Impending Cancellation of SWFAX 

I suppose it's die end of an era of sorts, 
Kiri Olson of Syntax called a couple of 
weeks ago to inform us that Syntax is no 
longer taking new subscrtions- They will 
publish enough new issues to ccrr.plete all 
current subscriptions and any and all heck 
issues are awal labia. Any 12 continuous 
Issues may be purchased for $46 t their regu- 
lar annual subscription rate. 

Syntax was the original American publication 
for Sinclair Computers, Those of us that 
originally ordered ZXSCTs and SCSI's through 
de mail received a free sample copy of Syn- 
tax, Since then the price has gone up consid- 
erably. 


At the height of success of TS1000/ZXS1 Syn- 
tax tried to start a glossy magazine called 
Syntax Quarterly, A nice idea txit going up 
a pi Ins t both Sync and Timex Sinclair User 
with a higher priced quarterly didn't seem to 
work out. After three issues SQ was cancell- 
ed, At one point Syntax had 10000 subscrib- 
ers, I hi be to see Syntax go even though a 
few users were willing bo spend a year 
for it, I guess thit rmkes IS Horizons the 
oldest surviving IS specific publication 
aroird. I think I'd better be going now, I 
hear a baby crying, 

/ours truly, 

Rick Duncan TSH 


FDD SPECIFICATIONS 


Spectrum Interface (TSI-I) 


Floppy Disk Drive Controller (TFC-1) 

Processor. Z8GA at 4 Mhz 
Memory; 2K Boot ROM 

16K RAM - expandable to 64K (CP/M expansion) 
FDC: Western Digital FDC 1770 
Capacity: Controls up to 4 disk drives 
Com m u n ications : 

2 fully program able RS232C channels 
1 high-speed link to the Spectrum interface 


Memory; 4K ROM - BASIC expansion 
IK RAM 

High speed link 
Software New commands 

CAT*, LOAD \ SAVE * t OPEN", PRINT*, INPUT*, LIST * * 
RESTORE * , MERGE*, GOTO*, GOSUB*, DRAW, CLOSE*, 
FORMAT*, ERASE*, LET*, ATTRA, MOVE * , 

Auto-Run: Automatic run of a program after a reset. 

Error trapping. Disk error messages and codes processed from 
BASIC 


Software: 

The T.O.S, System Is a patch into Sinclair BASIC and all 
commands are issued to the controller by suffixing an * to 
command. It allows full file handling of data, enabling 
database programs to be written, a task which is not normaly 
performed by the Spectrum 

The 2GK TO. 5. disk operating system supports a treelike 
directory structure with named diskettes, named files (9 
characters name + 3 characters suffix) with attributes 
(protection and catalogue), pathnames, wildcard file selection 
and up to 16 file or serial channels open simultaneously. 
ASCII and code files, CP/M compatible. 

Full serial channels support. 

Full range of standard system calls. 

Backup, Losys, Lprint and Dump utilities supplied. 

Disk Drives (TDD) 

3" Disk Drives 

SINGLE SIDED 40 TRACK (TDD-1) 

Unformatted capacity 250K/side 
Formatted capacity 16QK/side 

User files capacity HOK/side 


Compatibility: No single byte of memory is used from the 
Spectrum? The interface is completely transparent to the 
Spectrum. Virtually all Spectrum programs run without 
modifications (including machine code programs). 

Power Supply (TPS-1) 

Power requirements, 220/240 Volts AC, 50/60 Hz 

Power consumption Max. 14 Watts (l controller + l 
interface + 2 drives) 

Output voltages: +5V t + 12V 

Mechanical Characteristics 

Dimensions. 

For FDD controller, disk driver, power supply (each) 
Height: 67 mm (2.50'“) 

Width : 122 mm (4.75 ') 

Depth: 157 mm (6.25 ”) 

Weight. FDD controller 550 gr 
Disk Drive 800 gr. 

Pow-er Supply L350gr. 

Dimensions Spectrum interface 
Height: 30 mm (1.20’') 

Width: 95 mm (3,75”) 

Depth; 100 mm (4.00”) 

Weight: Spectrum interface 125 gr 


DOUBLE SIDED 80 TRACK (TDD-2) 

Unformatted capacity 1M 
Formatted capacity 640K 

User files capacity 620K 


Colour: Black Spectrum-case finishing 

DISK DRIVE CABLES AND POW'ER SUPPLY LEAD ARE 
INCLUDED. 

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FROM THE CLUTTERS) DESK 


Reader Input Plus Other Notes Of Interest 
By Scott Duncan 

Advcrtisin^/CJrculation Manager 

Well here It is late May and we fimlly have 
our 2068th subscriber. Congratulations to 
David G. Hansen of Jtidison f Wisconsin. 

T-S Horizons has been in contact with User 
Groups throughout America and Ginada and will 
soon be printing an updated list of groups 
with contact and newsletter information. 

Dear Mr. Duncan, 

I would like to know if there is a T/S 2068 
users group in New York anywhere preferably 
in Yonkers \ Westchester County). It would be 
nice if you can print it in next months issue 
so otter New Yorkers can find out about the 
club. If there is none then someone should 
make one. 

Pashko Mrnaci, Yonkers, N,Y, 

There is a group in tew York. It has 100 
members and a very good newsletter. Contact: 
Long Island Sinclair Timex Group, (L.I.S.T.) 
P.O. Box 433 Genterport, tew York 11721*0438 


Gentleman: 

Please send to me any information that you may 
have on minufac hirers of disc drives for the 
Sinclair 2068 computer. 

Thankyou, Raymond Roberts, New York, NY 

Raymond, check In this issue for tte ad from 
Zebra Systems and TSH issue no. 12, Be sure 
and tell them we sent you. 

Gentlemen: 

Is there a program to protect tte TS2068 
programs from being 1 Is tt>d 7 

FAISAL EL-StiOVFY, New Iberia, La. 

There is a line which you can add to your 
programs which will not only make them 
units table but un-breakable l 

First lira in program— 10 ON ERR CONTINUE 

When this line is Inserted into a program 
and the program is run , there is no way to 
break out. If you hit BREAK, an error is 
created. The program will continue because of 
the inserted statement at tte beginning of 
tte program. (Thanks to John Marion for help 
with this.) c 


Dear Scott, 

I have enjoyed my subscription to T/S Hori- 
zons. It 'Is the only Timex publication I 
receive, though I have recievod information 
from o tiers. Since my first issue. No, 7, I 
have ^itterd small bits of information that I 
have not seen in your magazine. You may like 
to pass It on to your subscribers, 

1. There is a Timex Sinclair Sub-board on 
CompuServe, It is only because of 
Barry Chrter that I know about it, 

2, Uhen using Snert II you can return from 
Basic with Print USR 54079 without losing 
your Macros or Phone Directory, Info 
Is from Dave Rothran, ( I have a problem 
in that when doing this, print outs to my 
2040 look funny, this can be corrected by 
Print USR 54016 frtar. Basic, but you loose 
your Macro's & Directory. You can now 
print tte Buffer.) 

1 taw had my Micro drive for 2 weeks now and 
here is some information to add to W, 
Pierson's hardware review, 

1. Hy T/S 2068 is "RiU Blown" with Micro 
Drive, Westridge 2050 Modem, T/S 2040 
Printer, and AfitOO Centronics Interface, 
My worry was would I be overloading tte 
Buss and Power Supply, NO. With my Fluke 
Multimeter my maximum current pull is ,45 
Amos, The 2068 power supply Is rated at 

I, 0, we have plenty of power to spare for 
tte t #2 Micro Drive add on. 

2. Early information stated that only 9 
files could be stored per Wafer Ilape. No, 
As long as you do not exceed your tape 
capacity (85K max.) there is no limit of 
files. 

3. Art 1 tte more popular 2068 programs adap- 
table to the Micro Drive? Yes, I have 
adapted VlHFIlc, ViWhlc, Ctess, Snort 

II, and Ihsword 2 with few problems* Bill 
Fer retec's HEADER program (TSH #10) helps 
alot. Tte only thing I haven’' t been able 
to do Is save files from MSOUPT, MSOUPT 
files do not have a standard header, 

4. To save a program such as "rpme" at file 

1 would be: SAVE "01 .game , to load or 
verify it would look like VERITY Tteme M 
or LOAD "@game" , No problem, right? 
RIGHT* But wten saving A$, then doing an 
auto verify A$ WE HAVE A PKGBII2i. Exam- 
ple: LEI 4$^ 1 .game «>uld SAVE "01, game" 
then VERIFY , WROND. Tte fix 

Is: J LET A$**i51,0ane" 

2 SAVE AS ' 

3 LET A$(3)= ,, r 

4 VERIFY At (3 m ) 

5. If you want to turn your T/S 2068 into a 
CPM monster then the $450.00 + disk drive 
system is for you. But if you want a 
fast, super reliable, data storage unit 
for $200.00 you cannot beat tte A S J 
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EDITorial 


Scott if you can use any of this information 
in T-S HORIZONS please feel free to do so. 

Thanks, Barry E. Henley, Rivcrdale, Ga. 


Thanks for the, wealth of Information Barry. 

Z might add that our A & J quit working and 
on a hunch we switched the connector from 
port 0 to port 1 on the Interface. You lave 
to POKE 24201.1 after power up or NEW. but it 
works fine. Of course we'll nave to nave the 
Interface repaired if we rant to add a second 
drive. 

Dear Rick; 


‘The King is dead... Long live the King!" 

By Bill Ferrebee 

It was one year ago that Timex closed Its 
doors to the worla of computers. Not that 
they dlAi't believe In their product. Quite 
the contrary... It was a greet line of 
computers. Many outside critics gave them 
rave reviews, and some felt It was to be THE 
competition for Comoodore. 


When you buy a second Mlcrodrlre from A & J 
it arrives without any instructions. To ena- 
ble your first drive 0, you must POKE 

24201.0. To use your second drive 1, you POKE 

24210.1. Be careful because on start up or If 
you RAND USER 0, drive 0 Is automatically 
chosen. 

Mr. Jim Howell of A & J Microdrive has ad- 
vised me they will begin selling a centronics 
(parallel) printer interface and chip In the 
tiaddle of April for $39.95. The printer in- 
terface mats with the edge connector on top 
of the mlcrodrlve interface. The chip must be 
Inserted in an existing socket In the A & J 
interface. 


Gord tally. 
Pines, FL. 


U. Phil McConaghey, P.E. Pembroke 


More on the A+J 1 Thank you Phil. 

See Ya next time at the Cluttered Desk . Keep 
writing and don't forget to mention to the 
advertisers where you saw their ad. TSH 


No, it was upper management that "pulled the 
plug" on T/S. "Not enough R.O.I. (Return On 
Investment).. ." was their excuse. They could 
get a greater Profit Margin on vetches, so 
they fpve the Computer Division their pink 
slip". 

But did limex/Slnclalr really "die"? Did it 
go^the^way of the Nash, Pet Rocks, and Mood 

HD - NO - NO !!! Although the “Big Boys" like 
Ziff Davis (SYNC). Memo tech, and other oajor 
suppliers channeled their energies in other 
areas, it was the independent producers that 
kept T/S alive. 

People like... Bill Russell, Jules Gesang, 
Doug Dewey, Ray Kingsley, Tom Uoods, John 
“'lger. , 


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Gonpenles like, Zebra Systems, E, Arthur 
Brown, AERCD, Ramex, Games to Learn By f Curry 
Computer, Knighted Computers, English Micro 
Connection, Byte Back, 


the switch board is now 
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Publics tions like. . .SOM, 
are News, 

EtIZDNS. 


Time Designs, 
and yes, T-S . 


Also, let's not forget the great network of 
T/S User Groups throughout the United States 
(and Gmada and Mexico). They are a MAJOR 
source of Inform tion for all Timex/Sinclair 
users. 

Finally... YOU 1 Yes, lust by you reading this 
editorial, you have shewn that you believe In 
T/S. Keep the faith growing and you will 
NEVER lose in life. 


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No, we're not dead, .we're not even hurt! This 
"family" we have together grows stronger each 
day, and I feel sorry for those that don't 
belong! 

Long Live T/S. . .FOREVER! ! ! TSH 

8 


Build Your Own 
Surge Suppressor 


In Sync #3 


by John Bot 


wmma£f»u$* 

NOTE: T-S Horizons and the author assuoe no 

responsibll ty for danages arising out of the 
use/ini suse of these articles. The reader must 
understand that any modifications suggestion 
here is to be token at the reader's own risk, 

Ctae of the most overlooked acessories for the 
low priced home computer Is a voltage surge 
supressor. I never thought of getting one 
for my Timex until a power outage and the 
resulting pc*er surge wiped out the informa- 
tion stored on a hard disc at work. 

After checking several catalogs, I found the 
only surge supressor I liked cost over 
$15.00* With a trip to Radio Slack and $4.50 
I purchased the components to install a surge 
supressor inside the power strip I am using 
to power my conputera. 

While I had no problems modiflng my power 
strip, if you are not familiar with electri- 
cal wiring techniques, ask someone who Is to 
help you. As always, remember to take all 
precautions to avoid an unpleasant and possi- 
bly dangerous electrical shock. 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED: 

soldering iron 
rosen core solder 

3 HOVS Radio Shack pert no. 276-570 
screwdriver or pliers to fit the screws on 
your power strip 


WHAT TO IX) 

Since power strips will vary In construction- 
details, the following Instructions don't 
give the exact layout of the components In- 
side the terminal strip. You will have to 
determine the best position for the compo- 
nents Inside your power strip, 

I* Remove the cover from the back of the 
power strip, 

2, Locate a tetminal that a green (ground) 
wire is attached to, 

3, Solder one lead from each of two iiOVs to 
the ground terminal, 

4, Solder the other lead from one MOV to a 
terminal that Is attached to a white wire, 

5, Solder the lead from the otter MOV to a 
black wire terminal, 

6* Solder the remaining MOV between a black 
wire terminal and a wire terminal* 

7. Carefully bend the tree :«Vs back Inside 
the peuer strip. 

8, Replace the back cover of the strip unking 
sure you will not create a short when 
screws are reinserted. 

Your surge supressed pouer strip is now com- 
plete, The only trouble Is, you will never 
(enow its working! TSH 


>Uy rwBnberwJ ^ned" ttet 


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If mi m 

tint mm* . 

™r pha» nudw% Foe Instance, the muter 
266-6378 would yalld the wed "ctxwe rt". 

An explan* don of the prqgraa follows. 

■ft) uee the program, Just enter -RUT 
you mm m luely wed, pras* any key *nd tte 
propm t nmefiterily while you 


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KFLNMTIQN 
tte 2068 into 


NUMBER fO WORD 
By John Bell 


to Word U a short (relatlimly) pro* 
pmm th*t convert* ■ 7 digit phone number 
Inte ell fees t bit corblra tlon* of tte letter- 
h equivalent. (216? of tte*!) 


ISO - 240 sets up enay **tC to "POINT" to 
*11 possible cambtrn tigrsa of 
letter* 

260 - 310 convert* tte nuifcer Into an alpha 
■trine of 7 character*. ( 290 
-PCXS- tte 2068 to acre 11 auttettt- 
tcally) 


130 INPUT IS THE NUMBER CORPEC 
T? Y/H: ", £>* 

140 IP Df «*y “ OR D*="Y" 

TMEN SO TO 160 


300 - 400 end* processing. 


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2068 VERSION 
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10 REM 

£0 POKE 23658 ,0 
30 DIM £*13,10* 

40 DIM C* 17) 

50 DIM N(?) 

60 LET R * tljl TO 10) a 
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70 LET R*‘2,l TO 10)- 
“OIBEHKNRUX" 

80 LET fiitO, 1 TO 10) • 

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100 INPUT M 7 OIGTT NUMBER? 1 . Bl 
110 IF LEN 1*<>7 TMEN GO TO 50 
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LET N 12) -B 
LET N 13) *C 
LET N 14) *D 
LET N 13) -E 
LET N (6) -F 
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160 CLS 
170 REM _ 

180 FOR ft=i 
190 FOR 8=1 TO 
200 FOR C=1 TO 3 ; 

210 FOR 0-1 TO 3; 

220 FOR E-l TO 
£00 FOR F-l TO 
240 FOR 0=1 T 
£50 REM _ 

260 FOR H-l TO 
270 LET CS IH) - 

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“PR0GRRM COMPLETE' 


USR -User group Service Report 


We leone to the first installment of die User 
Group Service Report . Our current, though 
tentative, plans are to run this report on a 
regular to sis alternating every otter issue 
with another column (possibly Sinclair World 
Report which would tell us or European and 
other foreign developments - if ue can talk a 
certain Canadian friend of ours Into writing 
It). 

At any rate the purpose of this column is to 
help user groups of every size to operate 
more successfully and min tain a high inter- 
est level anong members. Of course much of 
the information will be of Interest to users 
who have no convenient access to groups. We 
hope that suggestions and ideas that have 
worked for venous groups will be submitted 
to us for possible publication. Send them to 
TS Horizons, User Group Services, 2002 Sunni t 
St., Portsmouth, Oh 45662. 


SPECIAL FREE OFFER 10 USER GROUPS 

At least two other I/S supporting publica- 
tions have printed user group listings which 
were outdated and inaccurate. T-S Horizons Is 
currently compiling a more up-to date list. 
We nailed a questions l re to a large number of 
groups. In exchange for filling out the form 
we promised to send free samples of a select- 
ed issue of TS Horizons for each of their 
members. To get the free samples for your 
group, please write to us and answer the 
following questions: User group name? Hailing 
address? Contect person? Phone number? Name 
of newsletter (if any)? Nunier of issues 
within the last 12 months? Membership cost 
(if arw)? Miscellaneous information (option- 
al)? timber of copies of TS Horizons needed? 
Address to nail copies to * ? 

* Indicate If the answers to these questions 
are not to be published. We would like them 
for our records at any rate. 

This offer of magazine samples will be hon- 
ored If your group has three me Fibers or a 
hundred, we hope to get some new subscribers 
from the deal, but our main goal is to help 
min tain interest in your group. 


for the 2X81 and Spectrum. It is a vety nice 
Magazine and it came absolutely FREE. Appar- 
ently, they got our name ana address from 
some user group listing. 


Seslde the several Timex-related publications 
that will list your user group for you, many 
general publications will also. Every user 
group, big or arall should write to the Com- 
puter Shopper and ask that your group be 
listed. They have a huge four-pnge list of 
about 1200 user groups. By teinw Included 
here, you may get some junk mail, but you may 
get some new members and a rare goody like ZX 
Computing. 


Some tips to remember: 

1. Include Timex and/or Sinclair prominently 
la the name, (ours Is listed as "Tttnex- 
P.O.R.T.S., Portsmouth Ohio Region Timex 
Sinclair User Group " In the Shopper) 

2. If your group Is located near a state 
border send in a listing for each state. 
(We have a listing for Kentucky). 

3. To be listed in the Shopper send your 
group's name and address to P.0. Box F, 
Titusville, FL 32781 or call 305-269- 


0 trier magazines that print notices of user 
groups are Infoworld and Byte. Include more 
Information when you write to these, (news- 
letter cost, meeting times, etc.) 


ZEBRA SYSTEMS DEMO VTDFD TAPE: 

In the most Innovative marketing move we've 
seen from a TS related company, Zebra Systems 
has produced a very Impressive videotape of 
the capabilities of their Zebra Graphics 
Tablet for the 2068. The tape is 20 minutes 
long and is an actual recording of the 
Graphics Tbblet In use. Zebra did a near 
professional video lob with this, and is 
offering the tape on lean for free to recog- 
nized user groups. Unfamiliar user groups and 
inividuals will be asked for a $10 refundable 
deposit. I've seen the tape and it's groat. 
The product is reviewed by Bill Ferre bee 
later in this issue. The tape Is sure to be 
the hit of your next meeting. To order call 
718-296-2385 or write Zebra Systems 73-06 
Jamaica Ave., Woodhaven, NY 11421. Specify 
VHS or Beta format. Loan period is 60 days. 


-User Group Listings 

Recently our local user group was sent 2 
copies of a great little British magazine 
called ZX Computing. It is over 130 pages 
long and filled with articles and programs 


Conclusion 

That's all for this Issue but we are anxious 
to hear from you. If you have had some suc- 
cessful ideas that helped your group to grow 
drop us a line. All of us groupies have to 
stick together, TSH 

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keybaird to work, write me at the address 
below describe your problem and 1 will do my 
best to help. I would like to think Scott 
Sari sky of Idaho Fhlls, tdato for his useful 
information, and drawings, 

My address Is; John Marion 
HC 63 Box 650 

Greenup, Ky 41144 TSH 


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CASSETTE rWTES 
By Timothy A. Carver 
From the T/S Connection 

I can't remember a user group rreeting or a 
discussion with users trat I haven t been 
asked why their tapes don't load or save 
right. There are few situations causing Trace 
frustration than f iiicilrtp out that the program 
you spent 4 hours entering by hand hasn't 
saved properly. Except of course finally 
obtaining a program you have teen uniting 
norths for, just to find that it won't load. 
The problem most of the time isn't the com- 
puter, but the cassette deck. Hopefully with 
these notes, your problems will clear up, 

Before you try anything, gp back and RElftY 
everything your manual says about tape saving 
and loading. And if you can. try savipg and 
loading oh another cassette (preferably one 
that is being sucessfully used for saves and 
loads by mother user). 

First, has your tape unit been cleaned re- 
cently? Tape heads build up dirt and oxide 
particles with u&ifje* A good tape unit will 
eventually start to lose performance after 
150 hours or so, 1 recormend that you use a 
good non-abrasive head cleaner after every 
TOO hours (I rake it a monthly procedure 
because I use my system so much). 


Second, are you using batteries or a plug in 
power source? I do not recommend the usage of 
batteries for counter use, A stable power 
source is much better suited for proper saves 
and lends than are batteries. If you need an 
adapter, you my he able to find one at your 
local ftadio Sleek* 

Third j are your tape heads out of aliment? 
I can t think of a simple test for this, so 
if all else fails, you might try taking the 
cassette to a local service shop and have 
U*m chock the heads (the cost is minimal). 

Finally, chock your cables. A loose wire 
inside the connector can cause severe loss of 
sifTial. Try a different set or use a con- 
tinuity tester to see if you have any shorts 
or bad connections. 

if after you haw tried the nanus Is instruc- 
tions and these hints you still have trou- 
bles, then 1 would think the problem is in 
the computer, fake the unit to a service 
center and haw them check it out. The fiirex 
service center is closed and all service is 
being refered to.* 

The T/S Connection 

3832 Patterson Ave. 

Cincinnati, Ohio, 45227 

513-271-5575 TSH 



QL Report 

From Curry Computer, 5344 W. Banff, Glendale, 


NOTE: This report ts excerpted from Curry 
Computer's "QL REPORT' No. 4 with the kind 
permission of Rob Curry. 

May is here and hopefully the QL will be too 
sons time soon. We have seen a lot of new 
products come into our offices this past 
month. We have the Computamate Q-Disk inter- 
face conec ted to our machine and are running 
a double-sided single drive capable of storing 
70CK worth of data! Two such drives can be 
connected for up to 1.44 mb of storage. We 
shall do an in-depth review of the Q-disk 
system and tell you whit drives are best in 
the next Report. 

We also have a Spectrum microdrive connected 
to our QL. For Inexpensive yet fast storage 
this is definitely the way to go. We have 
heard only three external drives are reliable 
and we will try and check this for you by 
next month. We will have in stock shortly 8 
cables so you do not have to hook up the 
microdrive backwards. More on this subject 
also next issue. 


For a great little utility program, try WD 
Utility. This program dews everything from 
multiple formatting of cartridges (which 
Sinclair recommends) to making back-up copies 
of all files or individual files on a car- 
tridge or disk. When you first boot the pro- 
gram, it asks you for the correct date and 
time and then goes on to load the utility 
which first displays the sectors left/sectors 
total count on your cartridge or disk and a 
list of all files with an alpha or nuneric 
character before it. One can in this vey load 
or delete files with one key. You can switch 
to the directory of the next microdrive easi- 
ly, delete Individual files with one key- 
stroke-do all those time-consuming chores 
very fast and very efficiently. 


One of the nicer features Is that one can 
order the cartridge with a program entitled 
QLRef which is an Archive datafile. If, for 
example, one wanted to find information on QL 
disk drives, one simply has to type— FIND 
"disk" and all magazine, book, newsletter, 
etc. references to disks for the QL will be 
found. Each record shows author, number of 
pages of article, magazine Issue number and 
month, etc. Over all, this is a very useful 
utility and one you will be using a lot. 
Write for a complete list of what it does. 



We are evaluating and stocking an incredi- 
ble amount of new software and hardware. QL 
Chess we have seen and it is absolutely stun- 
ning! Not only are the graphics superb, it is 
the world champion of computer chess games. 
Tty using a joystick with it and it makes for 
a much more enjoyable game. Also in stock are 
Typing Tutor, Pascal, Forth, and an Assem- 
bler, all by Computer One. Write for our QL 
catalog for a list of all software currently 
In stock or on order. 


GraphlQL 


Another new program Is GraphlQL by Ihlein 
Computer Systems. A lot of you have seen the 
xerox of the actml screen dunp to an FX-80 
of the hand drawing with a llriit pen. This is 
one of the demo pictures that comes with 
GraphlQL. You actually receive 2 cartridges. 
One with the Master program and another with 
three demonstration pictures. 

GraphlQL is a very user friendly graphics 
package capable of seme very detailed gra- 
phics applications. Oie can use either the 
keyboard or a Joystick. Obviously a joystick 
Is a lot easier to draw with. Tne on screen 
help facilities are excellent; you do not 
have to constantly flip through the manual 
when first learning the program. 

Most of the commands are very straight for- 
ward. One can draw lines, circles, boxes, 
change cursor color, even add text to your 
pictures. Qie can enlarge any portion of tin 
screen for detailed pixel wont. Pictures can 
be drawn on the screen measuring 256 by 256 
pixels. There Is even the ability to define 
up to 26 "textures" which can be reproduced 
on the screen in any combination of colors. 

The printer dunp utility enables you to print 
your saved picture on your printer. The pro- 
gram Is pre-coo figured for an FX-80 but 
Talent states in the manual it will lelp 
develop suitable dump programs for other 
printers. Write us for the current list 
available. Also write us for more information 


on this great program. It Is a lot of fun and 
can be put to ireny practical and educational 
applications. 

I saw an ad In the Plnenlx Sunday paper by 
Sears Business Centers, offering Microsoft's 
Word, File, and Kultiplan(spreadsheet) on 
sale for only $156.00 each instead of $194.99 
each and Microsoft's Chart for $100.00 in- 
stead of $124.99. All this for the fhchin- 
tosh, another 128K, 32 bi t computer, lhat Is 
over $500.00 for just the software, more tton 
the cost of the QL with all 4 programs In- 
cluded. And the Psion programs are just as 
good. 

And you are still wondering whether or not to 
buy a Ql,? How many computers has Sinclair 
Research abandoned? The ZX-80 grew into tie 
at— SI which is still In production. The 
Spectrum has been upgaded to the Spectrum Plus 
which outsells Cotrmodore practically every- 
wtere it is sold. And then there is the QL, 
You may know a Timex orphan or an IBM (PCjr.) 
orphan, or a Goleco or TI-99 or Franklin 
orphan, but not a Sinclair one. Make sure 
your friends are a ware of this. The Ql- is 
Sinclair's reentry into the American market. 
At least tell your friends who are looking at 
Apples, and Cnmnodores, and maybe even Atari 
machines, to compare these coaputers with the 
QL. Dollar for dollar you cannot get more 
value few your money imywnere. 

The five new books in the QL series listed in 
our catalogs, should be in this month so 
write If you are interested in any of them. 
Sew prqgrone on order Include a Sprite Gener- 
ator, Packgurroon, Aircraft Controller simula- 
tion, appointment calenders, tome accounting 
packages, and more utility type software. 

Sinclair has c to aged the serial port connect- 
ors to a standard db 25 and the Joystick 
ports to a standard Atari type and that is 
about the only changes between the American 
and tto British versions. We tow a cable 

ct off 
green or 
of you who 
KGB color 


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THE DEALER'S DEN 

This software package contains two 
programs: 

1. THE DEALER'S DEN —play lour 
hands of Draw Poker against the 
dealer's one hand. 

2. DRAW P0KER-)ust like the ar- 
cade game at your local nightclub. 


Commodore 64 
Icass ) $24 95ppd 

Com mad ore 64 
{disk) S29.95ppd 
Timex/ Sinclair 2068 
S19 95PPC 


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you will love THE 
DEALER'S DEN! 


Send for our catalog of over 50 programs for 
the Commodore 64 and the Timex/Sinclair !.ne 
of computers. 

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4 Butterfly Drive 
Hauppauge, NY 11788 


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that will allow you to eo out the RGB port of j 
hook up to any 


the computer and 
amber monochrome monitor for those 
do not need or cannot afford an 
monitor right awey. 

In the next issue we will review the 
interface, and discuss wtot programing 
guages are amiable on the QL , We hear 


S~]|U~][M 


off? 

"mouse” ts in the works and will 
more information on that. 


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The adaptation of 2X31 peripherals to TS 2068 
requires analysis and sane thought. The 
complies tlon arises because of the limited 
capability designed into ZX81. In other 
words, It is hard to make a universal bus 
adapter which will imke every 2X81 peripheral 
work wl th TS2068 . Every case has to be 
studied carefully and then appropriate 
decoding and proper software used for the 
purpose. 

In light of the above, let us define a 
limited objective for a bus adaptor, an 
adapter which will enable TS2068 users to 
utilize a 16K RAFPAQC as if it were In tte 
DOCK bank, say. from address 32768 to 49152. 
Later, we will mention the modifications 
necessary to use the RAMPACX in the FXROM 
bank of the TS2G68, 

As you know, TIMEX made the TS2068 bus such 
that when the slot of the bus Is aligned with 
bus slot of the ZX81 bus, Basically the same 
type of si&ials appear on both buses. In the 
case where a corresponding signal did not 
exist, the pin on the bus was left without 
any connection . This way, the connection of 
ZCBl perlpliemls to the TS2068 bus will, 
rally speaking, not damage the computer, 
highlight the correspondences of the 
buses, Fig.l shews the two buses with the 
slots aligned. 

Our goal of Interfacing the RAMPAQC to the 
TS2068 can be achieved by directly connecting 
all corresponding pins on the two buses. The 
only connection which is not completed is the 
Al4 address line. The reason for that becomes 
obvious when one thinks about the way the 
ZX81 RAMPAQC Is selected when connected to 
the 3C81. The RAMPACK on a 2X81 gets selected 
when A14 gpcs high. In other words, in order 
to use the RAMPAQC successfully in a TS2068 
tank, then the A14 pin of the RA^FAQC should 
he logic 1 when the appropriate bank is se- 
lected. The appropriate address range condi- 
tions (MREQ, RD or WR, and the lower address 
bits) must also be net on the bus. 

Our objective was to map tie RAMPAQC to an 
address starting at 32768 in the DOOC bank. 
In the TS2068, when the DOCK bank is active, 
the condition Is indicated by logic "0" on 
the ROSCS pin of the TS2068. To map in the 

A15 ■ 1 , ROSCS = 0 


A14 A13 SELECT 


0 

0 

32K to 40K 

0 

1 

40K to 48K 


range above 32768 requires the Al5=l. Another 
restriction in the design Is to 1* able to 
select either the lower 8K or upper 8K of the 
16K RAMPAQC as well as the whole 16K, under 
software control. The condition on address 
lines A13, and A14 for such a selection capa- 
bility is Blown in Table 1. 

The circuit which achieves the desired result 
Is shewn in fig. 2. The output of the decoder 
selects memory in chunks of 8K. The two 
diodes provide the capability to swithln the 
whole 16k. For the RAMPACX to work properly, 
there Is the need for 9v power. Since the DC 
voltage supplied from the powerpack of the 
TS206S is too high (20-22V under no load) It 
cannot be use with the KAMPACX. Fig 2b shows 
a regulator for this purpose. A 9v regultor 
is shown. It was found tint 9v regulators are 
iTird to cone by. Tests slwwed that 8v regula- 
tor also worked properly. It is essential 
that you use at least a clip-on type of heat 
sink on the regulator; otherwise, you will 
have thermal shut down, at best, and at 
worst... The temperature with a clip-on type 
of heat sink will rise to approximately 80 
degrees C, which means a burning sensation. 
It does operate safely without thermal shut- 
downs, and under continuous use. 

To switch the first 8k of the RAMPAQC starting 
from 32768 use: CXTT 244,16 

To switch-in the whole 16k starting from 
address 37268 use: OUT 244,48 

To switch~in the upper 8k of the RAMPACX from 
address 40960 use: OUT 244 ,32 

Let's assume tJjat you've switched In the 
entire 16k. To test It, enter (in the 
limed late mode). 

POKE 32768,99 

POKE 49151,99 


Now, PRINT PEFK 32768, PEEK 49151 
You should see a pair of 99' s on the screen. 
Next, OUT 244,0 

This returns you to the home bank. Try the 
PEEK'S now. If all Is working, those 99s are 
gone. 

Return to the Dock bank with: out 244,48 
and repeat the PEEC's. 

Do note that, as the Dock RAM is not 
initialized, it will contain ^rgbage, at 
16 first. You can write your own initialization 



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routine (FCR 1-32763 TO 49151: KKE i,0:NBCf 
l).or use the ROM routine (NEW). Also, If you 
PEEK frenory locations & read the declml 
number 14, your RAMPAQC Is not properly 
connected. 

One application for ^ t?tra |^ry is as 
development tool 

You can write your LASIC (and/or MC) program 
as usual, though you may only use a total of 
16k for program, MC and wrlables. It ran 
then be moved into the DOCX baric of 6k, 
either using the function dispatcher of your 
own software. Don't for^t to add those first 
few bytes which indicate ARCS (or U®*’) 
software. Your program can then be executed 
from the DOCK, just as if it were on EPRDh , 
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includes an example checkbook program which can store 
400 checks in 16K! Manual includes information on how 
to create coupon/refund files, mailing labels, i^WjYtojY 
control, address book, appointment schedular/calendar 
and your own files. 

To order send $19 95 plus . $2.00 PAH for 
manual: Tom E Cole, 1 314 Speight |15, Waco, TX 76706 
Texans add local tax 

* * * NAMES * » * 

A Genealogical Pile Program 

til diti on your incestors in in eisilj icceasible 
Prints diti sheets for your notebook Unlimited 


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number of entries using cissette tipeB like floppy disks. 


For the T/S 2068 

AERCO Centronics Printer Interface recommended 
for use with 80-column printer 
May also be used with 2040 printer 

Available postpaid for $40 check or money order 
From: 

ALGOBIT Software, Inc. 

Post Office Box 351 
Hockessin, DE 19707 




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EPROM mwn 3 S 8 ^ 1 ^' 7 ike Jol « °li^rs 
EjtwM BOARD. We 11 be analyzing otter 2 X 81 

peripherals for campotlbllity with tte TS 

In tte months 
(tended version 

^J n arc tliose whlch'can'^ 

node to work with this acfaptor. 

(t e US ^_K. ^ ra Joystick adaptor, stripped of 
}f* Jt^rd Parts and heavily modi fUd as 
?,u« n?LM r adaptor but otter tardier* 
Is also suitable. Examples are, a concuter 
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RAfS’ACK In this DOQ( mode. 


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buffer, data 


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publla 


and/or printer 

storage, games screen etc. If you have a 
fistion why not send It in to !his 
lcatlon and/or LIST’. 

Ri?*t ly k Pt u R At PMK ran , te 0 P® ra ^ in tie 
EXHOM bank by disconnecting the ROSCS signal 

^l 3 ? deeper* Instead 
E ® CM signal from tte TS2U68 bus 
To “rite-protect the RA’IPACK 
b reak the direct connection of tte Ml signal 

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a switch, and pull up tte WR slgreii to 5v 

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c/o L.I.S.T. P.0. Box 438 
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Machine Code Graphics Loop 


by Bernard Bush 

A super color graphics program, with some 
Ideas on writing in MC* 

Some time ago, I wrote a graphics program 
called Graphics Loop, which appeared in Sync. 
(Jul/Aug 82, page tt). Iwntwlly I «« 068 
machine code version. When 1 got my TS 2068, 

1 tried to write a similar program using 
color graphics. The TS 2068 uses a <U f£e «'* 
method or keeping track of the screen dis- 
play, and the machine code for it was quite 
long although I did get a program which 
worked. A short time ago I found an easier 
way, with a surprisingly short program. It 
creates excellent color graphics, and the 
variations possible are endless. Wha ^ 1 
was take a fairly simple program which I 
found in Howard Sams Timex Sinclair 206B 
In termed late /Advanced Guide and added a rew 
ideas of my own- ^ original program simply 
poked the whole screen with a number such as 
51, resulting in a screenful of black and 
white lines. By varying the number between 0 
and 255, you can get many variation, but 

always black and white 1IneB » and ( ^” a (l * 1 if 
soon tire of it. The program first loads WL 
with the starting D file address, l 638 *- 
(17,1,6*0 , Following this the BC register is 
loaded with the total D file count, 6143. 
Next the instruction LDIR (Load, increase and 
return) causes a move by HL to the second 
address, and so on, till the screen is 
filled. 

I had discovered previously that if s program 
runs over the last d file address, and spi s 
into the Attribute file, any number poked 
Into that file will produce colora on the 
screen, depending on the number. 

So why not extend the total number of ad- 
dresses so that The Att file ia also filled 
by the program? This will result in automat 
ic Paper and Ink selection for the whole 
screen. To do this, ^ han 8 e 

1,0,27 instead of 1,255,23. That _is 256 27, 
or 6922 addresses, (it takes 3 256, or 768 
addresses to fill the Att file). And lo , the 
entire screen is filled with color. Mostly 
solid colors, though, and not very exciting, 
as yet. 

Now comes the second idea. What 
2 addresses to the BE register. (17,2,64), 
Will the system crash? It will not, and you 
have added a step feature to your loop, me 
system does not erase even if you step more 
than a single line, more than 32 stresses. 
So now you have what is basically my original 
graphics loop program if you can find some 
way Of continually changing the number poked, 
and also changing the step. 


When 1 first got this to work, I got some 
good graphics, but found that they always 
started out with a black screen t and it too 
several screenfuls before the colors got 
decent. I then saw that I could start the 
program with the paper and ink color I 
wanted, by selecting the starting numbers. 
(See the Attribute Byte Format, page 252 in 
the TS manual). Whatever paper color Is 
initially selected, it remains that way for 
some time, allowing for many variations in 
color and brightness. You can also alter the 
range of steps, and will find sn endiess 
variety of designs possible. K*»P the 
numbers used less than 128, if the Flash -lng 
bothers you. If not, use numbers to 255. ny 
program represents only one of the many 
starting combinations and steps possible. 

Here is one version of my program. One could 
also start by using inputs for starting A ana 
B and then use random numbers to replace 
lines 70 and 75. Use INT numbers as the 
computer will not accept decimals. 

5 REM MC GRAPHICS LOOP 

6 REM B BUSH DEC S* 

10 CLEAR 64.993: BORDER 1 
15 LET A =54 LET B=1 
20 RESTORE 50 
25 FOR J*1 TO 14 „ 

30 READ 0: POKE 54939+0,0 
35 NEXT J , 

50 DATA 3 3 , 0 , 6 4 , 54 , A , 17 , B , 64 , 1 
.0,27,237,175,201 

60 RANDOMIZE U5R OD000 

70 LET A =A- 1 

75 LET B=B+i „ _ 

30 IF A < -255 THEN LET H = 54 
90 IF S >32 THEN LET 8 = 1 
100 PAUSE 100: GO TO 20 

There vou have It. What an incredibly short 
machine code program for all that it does! 
Try different starting Attributes for * “7 
picking numbers 0 to 255 at random, or select 
the paper and ink values from the chart. 
(Page* 252 TS 2068 Manual). You probably will 
want to use a pocket calculator unless you 
are adept at mental arithmetic. 

Needed next ia a Basic program to constantly 
change the variables and then run the machine 
code over again. My program also uses a 
slightly different program to poke the 
machine code into memory. It allows you to 
always keep track o£ how many bytes of 
Machine code are In the Data statement * by 
checking the J loop* (The ending number 
always represents the number of by tea a) ^xs 
can be a help when writing and rewriting the 
code* TSH 

19 


A. Gindin $ 

25® e ditor a sked me to write 4 «?nrr 

S! oriM^^^T a 11 ttle ‘kn^n deirtSsf 

tne origlnel Sinclair computer, actiBllv t Iii 

WMl^todav^^t 10 calculator.' 

__j 6 today we take ealcaLitoo* for ^ranted 

UbU ta iS C 2fift r » I ev ®npwgra™able caS- 
-iro selling In the range of $35. Ten 
years or so ago this was a unjor event. To 
■ve you an Idea of die magnitude of tie 
! 5^t n . . a * :out s^re tlia* Hnwle tt-Packard 


had just cojiB outwUli ttetr progratmabie 

ted 10/74. “ 


calculator. Tte ad I hive Is dated 10/74 Tte 
HP calculator sold for $795 oLu a cate ind 

l? C HM t ^t. at ' d J rom lookirl f at the description 
ljL dtc J n i U3 r t . Pe rform slgnl flcantly better ‘ dan 
the $35 programrables of tohv, it did he up 
^ that *u one' could insert! 
car3 about 1/2 * 3 Inches which would 
oonteln a 100 step program. On- .-.nnld either 

-ouW ' w progr ? ms 01X10 the card or one 
^da bay a group of cards from 

covering finance, weights, treasures 

SfSSuSttaS 1 • stHdstlcs * or redi: 

TOs same calculator Is still currently being 

mlts for repetitive 
calculations such as cardiac output where it 

fiSPSEEi^as 

th^n of programs was a bit more 

than most of us can afford for personal use/ 

to see the 


C0Ul ? ^rted it did 

s» »w2 S'foELS'g 1 "«$• gg 

putJr without even having to translate into 

S '&&&& S2. SjMi 

progSTS^ fsfe2 iT4 8 ,^“ lte ^ 

tions are contacted. To tfe best of ^o- 

as^thJsirJii,? 33 ^vec sold In thl s t wuntry 
f? «* Sinclair, but I did see it at fo>rft£ 

celved 

compete _ p 

uf f iS the better buv 

«. “A? *iS 

f*l ier f to read than the HP. Anothe?interef t- 
feature thit all numbers were dis- 

ftOs. 

rLmkS?^ Sin clalr progranrable, die Sinclair 

|SP , rBng , «^^-4i -?sse 

with a >0* 



xne numoer n 
k 3 ^:^ 10 to the -99 to 10 to tte9 
but the programs were limited to 24 
steps. Available ma thema tical func 

™“* log J Z, 1 ?’ etc -> were com- 
parable and while it did not lave 


$10' Thi? P ro ?ram libra ry 5 a itan $ add?3oral 
$10. This was styled slightly differ^nt-iG 
measuring 4 1/2x2 Inches andwigS^SSj 
two ounces, whereas the original * £ 
inches. Soon Sinclair will do it a *tn ?L 2 
the QL which will Isve all & 

Mre the ^ C /f °^/ 5500 - Now if we 
hire Sinclair to design for the Dentaomi l» 
Drohahlv lil fne, P«n ragon_ we 





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ItFVTFU* 

Zebra Graphics Tablet 
Tech-Draw Software 
By 

Bill Ferre bee 

PRODUCT: Zebra Craphlcs Tablet 
PRICE : $89.95 
PRODUCT: Tech-Draw 
PRICE : $19.95 


£ 

D 


AVAILABLE FROM: 


Zebra Systems, Inc. 
78-06 Jamaica Avenue 
Wood haven, NY 11421 


enhancements 


There have been many great . 

developed for the TS line of computers since 
ttelr inception. Memory expansions, loystlck 
adapters (both for the 10TO/1500), printer 
Interlaces, mlcrodrives, and more. 

And one of the main companies In the 
forefront of this product dowlopment has 
been Zebra Systems. Zebra las believed In r/S 
from the start and continually develops more 
great products to further the cause. 

Zebra's latest products are definitely sane 
of their finest. The Zebra G ^ lc | 4 J^blet 
allows anyone to become a weekend Pica 630 * 
and have some great fun with their 2068. 

ZebraPalnter Is a great piece of softvnre. lt 
roets all the features of Its counterpart for 
the 064. I have experience with both, and I 
find ZebraPalnter to be the superior program. 
Finished pictures can be sent to a AWU 



nwwjf 

The real Printer, and if you happen to be left 
handed (like me!), you can reverse the 
software to make It easier to use. 

I feel that the Zebra Graphics Tablet will be 
the Product of the Year In the 2nd Annial T-S 
HORIZONS Awards Issue. 

Making that statenent, I “4L a ^J! Bk iw.h£ 
iredlction of the Program of the Year. Ttech- 
itaw, also from Zebra. 

TEQWKAW Is a Hlg 
am that was 

pie Gonputer'- . — , „ 

program. TEQI-0RAW features 
tor selection of the brushes (u>) and shsalr 
patterns (35). You also have a selection ot 
three text fonts in three sizes. 

(Samples of actual printouts are shown In 
Figure 1.) 

TECH-DRAW not only allows you to print put to 
the 2040 Therm 1 Printer, but te a number ' of 
Full-Size printers. The 01 L w R£SLuv f*w' • 
Gorilla Banana, and 

mine!) are among the many printers thnt rtcn 
DRAW supports. 

Zebra Is constantly working to coke _ their 
products usable for many people, and this 
support of a mmber of printers proves It. 

I liighly curmend Zebra Systems for ANOTHER 
lob well done, and hope they continue raking 
more ^reat product for the f/S line of com- 


puters! 


TSH 



This function plot 
was senerated in 
BASIC and then 
was enhanced 
with 

Tech-oraw. 



Conversely 
you can use 
Tech-Braw 

pictures in 

7our BASIC programs 


21 



2068 Ward-Processor 
Software Evaluation 
(Part III) 

By Fill Farrehec 


fvJrHjll we cone] tide our look at 

re;w» ro ^v lt,K t Pco f5 :in,s avalable for the 
1^2068, .'fake note that this does not Include 

for the British counterpart^ 
r jf Spec trun. Programs written for tint sue^ 

wll L' lot worlt 0(1 an unmodified 
the . rear edge connector cton- 
nels arc different between the two nachines. 

does’ S^^hKV& ,cluslon of **» series 
2°®? Mean t 5 at 1 ^re covered All of the 
Moid-Processors for the 2068. I reviewed all 
hha^ 0 P ro fi r ' 1[ris that wore available to re. if 
{S£L«* ‘ in >: i other f there tint shxdd to 
f™ 1 0(1 ®f* please forward a copy of them to 
me, and I will be glad to give them coverage. 

.'SCRIPT 
„ *69.95 

21st Century Electronics 
P.0. Box 5037 
Guttenberg, (U 07093 

In all areas of compete tire business, there 
seem to be at least two "big boys” ^attllnc 

& 1*1*1.. .f<&T ai.„Sl 

"ES jnST lfi <ls , tn * with Word-Processors for 

^ fSUUPr ^ ” 

MSCRIPT is the Word -Processor tint TIMEX 

hS SjcJ S S °i n f to 5 elease - Written by 
^MTER^lT" 8 ) t ttvrare (tlie sutlers of MTFRM 

«imJrtitir l faSrfS! Bne<l “ “°' k " 1 “‘ ,h8 

with a 70-pa#e rranual in a very 

Sllffi ^ r - Tte version I £ 

celved ted the feature to allow you to choose 

^ an ^ you wanted to 

use* HSCR1PT utili&es a 64 column screen but 

out y™ 2m to A this fo * Your print- 

S™“ s ^„"SS^" r doc “ e " t “ “** » ■= 


bedded in the text to do the job for you 
.If you use MSCRIPT a reasonable 

"SHSfa.® 4 tlme ’ *“• does not «»»y « a 

All In all, I find KSiXIFT a very well done 
program, and it deserves your attention. 

text EDITOR 2000 

« , , * 6 -°° 

People s Software Supply 

609 E. M. 18th Street 
Abitine, IX 79601 

ihis program is a fine example of wtat can be 
achieved if you can write only in BASIC. I 
hare always believed tint a fine program does 
not have to hare Machine Code to work. The 

utVi^i re8 V 1 ^ 5®y he a little slower, but it 
will be a lot less complicated. 

nXT^mrrnp tn fflW even *** * 6 ;°° P ri <* of 
J^t 2®°!, you can get it for FREE! 

rf S^oi. 0,1 P°Ses IS through 

23 in Issue #13 of T-S H01I5ONS. Chris 
hystrom, the author of TEXT EDITOR 2000 was 
kind enough to provide us with the listing 
and instructions to print In the regtzine! ^ 

(If you don't hare a copy of Issue #13. order 
fast?) SBUe wMle ** 8tl11 on— it's ?otog 
TFXT EDITOR 2000 v»s written to use a 2040 

te " d,fled “ «* 


I coranend Chris on the fine joh he did with 
this program.. .WEIL DONE! 

Word 1.5 

, N/A 

James Dnpuy 6514 Bradley Avenue 
Parma, OH 441129 

l ^contributor to ng*™' WlRS 


'CffilPT was not really developed for the 
J 5 ^. 68 ^ 100 !* Micro-Systems developed it for 
2 r^^^ki C ? Bpu ^i' s * naklr ¥ t 1 * features 
*. I t lls means t™t whether you 
^‘2 Jn , ^ a ? J App } e ’, or a TS2C68 . tte com- 
S S u!!i te identical. This saves a lot of 
time learning a whole set of new conrmnds* 

SoiTP? 1 ^ **?' , r . don ' t M* about 

fBQU.PT is that you don t have the luxury of 

t«Bt you see is whit you get”. With TA5UQRD 
poif you want to center a line of text, it 

'ffif'T C Th£^rf n ^ NOt S0 With 

naCKlrT. There are a jimble of careands lrr- 22 


1 reconmend that you contact Dnpuy about this 

eWn lf you a l«ady tore another 
Word-Processor. Just lookirw a t hi c 
gra inning style is worth the cost of tto pro- 

TEXU1AN 

$19.95 $24.95 

im ... S ^y T.E. J. Computer Products 

107 Mine Mile Road 859 N. Virgil Avenue 
Sands on, VA 23150 Los Angeles, CA 90029 

°f these programs seemed to be too com- 
plicated to re to use regularly, hut iT £££ 
orer a tire probably would do alright. 


Reduced to 00% original size: 


Rick. Dun c an 

C^O T-S HORIZONS 

2 Summit street 

Portsmouth > OH 45662 


Dtir Rick. 


this 
1 o ve 

a 64 
ne«4 


Keep 


He r e 
wo r d 
h ow 

64 - C 

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a on a 

I hoi 
up 1 1 


is a 
-p roc 
it tu 
o t umn 
mn p r 
■ant i 4 

e th 
are 


sample text f i te sh o‘ju ing you the capabiliti 
eisTna program I toL4 you about, over tha^ph 

r r , - tKe print sideways & o that you can 9 « t 

r ^ormat £tth 4 Tsl^S Thermal printer- You 

intSut wTth TRSOORD TWO, but it i* * * ama L t 

n g glass to read it! 


* s of 
one- I 
a full 
can get 
you 


P e that e v e r y t h i n 9 i s 9 o i n 9 we i t 

h great wort with T-S HORlZONw & 


r o r 
let 


you a* the 
' s Keep T 


? a m i t y * 
alive! 


Both profprans utilize a 32-colunn 3Ct ®?J?i 
which Is alright if you are using a 2040 
Thenml Printer. Rut if you are a full-size 
printer, the screen becones ombersare. 

Also, the doctaten ration for both programs 
seeined lacking. 1 feel that 50* o£ ,® P*®: 
gram's worth Is In the maraBl, especially if 
the program is to be used a great deal of 
time. 

Arain, I did not spend a great deal of tire 
with these programs, but I feel that other 
programs fared better. 

T50W0S84B (!?!) 

$12.50 

WIEXJUP COTtany 
Merri field S.F.. 


S»ncsr« Ly , 

Bill Per re ben* 

mountrinbcb spftwrre 


1120 
Grand Rapids, 


HI 49507 


Just as I was getting ready to send the final 
draft of this review to the publisher. I 
received a package in the irrII. What s mis- 

lllA'P?!? 


Yes, 


B , the nwe of this program IS I50WDS84B. 
Dart ask me whBt it means, I haven t the 
foggiest. 

But. WHAT A PROGRAM! T50 is designed to util- 
ize tie 2040 Thermal Printer In a very unique 
way. It turns your textflle SinQIAK to 
print a 64-colurm format. It prints 16 or J2 
lines per segment (single or double spacing;, 
and has a textflle si2e of 320 lines. 

(An example of a printout is slow" in figure 
1.) Ail you do Is print out the tex title, 
cut the segments apart, and tape them togeth- 
et to make full-size sheets* 

Agiln, a programmer is only limited by his 
imagination! 

If you do not have a full-size printer, then 
T50 Is for you! 

In closing, I hope this serleB has proven to 
you tint tf* TS2068 is a terifflc mchine to 
use as a Word-Processor, and that many great 
programs are available for your use. Just 
pick the one that suits HOUR needs! TSH 


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Vacabuildtr help, you «nd your chlldr*n to 
learn vocabuilari*. quickly and (yylJX* 1 *- 
430 paira of word* or phraaaa In TS206S and 
up to 396 paira In 4BK TSIOOO. Typa In your 
□ma word Hat and atudy away. 

VB-2068, *16.00 VB-IOOO, *12.00 

I for# TwfMimr — a gaae with Hards. Computer 
generate* puzzles based on the word* you 
entered. Variou* difficult!#* and fizti. * 
“Clock* keep* track a* your «Dre. 

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SPECTRUM 

Spectrun Program Reviews 
By Dong Gang! 

Product: Beach-Head 

Price: |15.95 

Available from: Curry Conputer 

5344 W. Banff Lane 

» u . . Glendale, Az 85306 

hU f^rtl feLte C 2? verte 4 i fcx>n tlie snash 

& SAW 3 M 1 " nf; ft 

aSS^thfSS? a P?cb.ffof the 

j£?',£| *® .It took me a few tries to 

1x1 fc what 1 **« <*> Che 
^■~reeri reallyblew my eyes out. It nwiw 

does look like the 064 wrsion!!! U/ 

Beach-Head uses some type of a "fastlaid” and 

J ,f*rtL°2!£ protection. Tte loader 
ptwram Is the boo ter for the fastload. The 
hraaer of toe next •sequent Is very choppy 

ftoded Uy in he ?K?’ e i C<5 !S Uter ,?? s successfuffy 
.T™ “> the loader will It read the 
choppy header. Odoe the oropram oat-e 

11 ? aal Jy aoe^ fast. P T!e ra loaflnp 
lines around the border of t±e screen arf 

“SoSSi."” l0,ii:l •*• «* *«*- 


o tAmt SPARKS 



«■??’ w? ls 18“* tlBt 1 was Really hoping 
S%^ “8 a Dangermouse fan. Oangemouse if 
a British cartoon that is on cable tv i« 

£Tai, ‘^•*!? l “v, (other 

S! } “' 

, „ h „ » ^STSSSJKSB 

but complaint for Beach-Hen d anH ^” er ? three different scenarios and each 

jjj!5 l ® S? SOm $' '^ Lr ^ P^ d the bomv- ctoo^ £ n *** Aocimnta- 

aore wees Lou* I ms used to the spec taenia r n “° ^ nc ^ u< ™ is a free poster offer 

Plane™,™.. S*AM?««2 <& M* Mttftf 'a*2t£ 


j r ir * *■ Mfi;s usea to 

|°™ of *** aftplane engines. But, In the 

Stead" the .. 80un ? 18 du ^ clicks 

instead of the roar as Is In the C-64 
«cs|on. Otherwise, toe graphics are very 

S» Be ^r^2r d, »^H? e ob J®9 t . ls to rak e It past 
l, b ?“^* and obstacles*^ to 

En? h ^ Plml 8attle - »««. there Is a 
td *^ 1 5 rertaln number of targets tlat 
h 1 ™. «? 80(1 J 01 f 18 * shoot them. But, a 

£ t M-°S S& of *** M11 and Is cons ton t- 
ly turning towards your tank. Once you lave 

successfully hit 10 targets the enemy hill 
Sjj-L explode, thus giving you a Z Beach- 
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Penfold {a Hamster). 

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W %* S ^ llke the y Jumped out of 
M«, OTt ? J?* c ?"’P uter screen! Dsngermouse 
i 1 ? 8 P®to h on his eye and all, and Penfold 

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gear !? toward a younger audle^e 

The only scenario that I even think is Otto 

play is the second one ("through the jungle") 

toother drawback is that toe player cannot 
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SOFTWARE REVIEW 


By Tex Faucctte 


i recently noted some requests from persons 
who are just beginning to use ZX81 or T/S 
1000 computers. Not really so strange wten 
8 tops to think! ALL of those computers 
that the experts” said would end up on 
closet shelves actually DID! But, AHHA1 As 
those computers trickle back into the narket 
via garage sales (usually at anywhere in the 
5 f? J 15 *** ranS 3 ) lucky people are 
enabled to join the ranks of dedicated fans! 

TJ*®° "2S?^K S " are tw^ ll *cky. THERE IS 
SOFrWARE AT tt)RE REASONAHJ. PRICKS 
AVAILABLE MDW THAN THfRE WAS BEFORE TIMFX 
PULLB) THE PLUG! Just retribution, 1 call it! 

With the foregoing in mind, and tte 

indulgence of the "old-tiners", we now take a 
look at some useful software that his been 
with us for seme time; some items tint 
(usually) appeared on the drug store stelf 
.•Jicng with what has become our favorite 
machine. 

lahel? r ° £ra, ‘ !S tequ,re 16K » and bear TUBE 

HIE HOME ASSET MANAGER 
Copyright Timex 1982 

This program tes dew; loped to accomodate tte 
average home-owners need to keep records of 
valued possesions. Each item may be entered 
along with date of purchase, aerial number, 
location in the hare, etc., etc., such infor- 
mation being extremely useful wten filing 
insurance claims in case of theft, flood, or 
f j!®> otc * Uou WILL save your Timex first, 

“*1 y* 011 not?) Ite program is easy to use 
and adequate operating Instructions are pro- 
vided. 

THE COUPON . IANAGFR 
Copyright Timex 198? 

£he saving and redeeming of coupons has in 

H,S S ^? Me a “Jor factor In tte fami- 
ly budget. This program is an organized fu- 
r's system for such coupons, and may easily 
te “ tllIzed 10 naxlmize tte tenefits of the 
Operating from a main menu, one 
assigns each coupon to one of 18 categories. 

to a sub-menu where coupons and 
* llfor ™ tl cn such as brand name, 

and li^ed ate Tt. etC *’ 1 By te ? dded * dieted. 
an0 , listed, Tne computer assigns a "control 

numher to the coupons which should te wrlt- 

atVi 5*? elcal “le. Tte 
„ b ? s ? , thus created Is saved on tape, 
f® planned, for erample, me 
reloads the tape and eramtnes tte data to 
tind and retreive from storage those coupons 
,*** sf »PPl«E expedi tion^°at 
Ins tractions are adequate for 

2^fn£ l user - is 1(1 to coupon 

saving, the program could prove quite valia- 
ble in a short tSW. ggfacing 


THF CHECKBOOK MANAGER 
Copyright John Heaney 1982 

Sorry, I must pass or this one. 1 hive tried 

^^ B Sep Sa at fi t ? pes l each from a different 
S ^l Jrre f™ 1 brand new In oriel™ J sbrink- 

com& nation £ Bn , 0 '*i computer/ recorder 

t . irtatlon* None has loaded successfully. 

I have experienced very few lading proper s 
M rocMnes, I can only concise tte t 
sont* Ind tapes were lnadvertedly released and 
I managed to find three of them, if you wish 

ttet ^ou tt biv y0tirself 1 L 1 ra connend 

l.»rfSfX^LV * •"*?*“*■ 

„ 1HE GAMBLER 
Copyright Timex 1982 

this tape contains two ’’mines of ctence” 
Blackjack" and "Slot techlne’’. Only 

"ffiaofw- 7 ? i 1]^ d 0 at a t& Wh2 

b?fSifJ * R ^> you are asked 

“hereupon a maximum 

tet is automatically set at 10 tiii>s tte 
ndniijuti tet specified. Came can be stowed te 
entering a bet of "0". Actually, tffsia* 
ratter simplistic form of tte old faStifa? 

^uble” N or ntteJ^fSS P 01 ? 8 *, *> "LJOwn for 
h£L) »hf 2i5? r fa 2 c y ruJes! On tte otlier 
nlai hH? P K>^ ed i5 lted I? mb ler would prolahly 
ftgjF* bets here ratter than place m bet£ 

Slot Machine’ 1 starts one off with a t inn 

wteto^r he r fr P m a minimum of $1 to 

wtetever remains of the $100 credit olus / 
odnuB winnings/losses. Game may be terminated 
entering a bet of "0”. u-mnnatea 

- C ■ a m 



SUPERMAZE 

Copyright Greg Harvey, 1982 


Supernaze is a set of screens traversed hv 
cornmnds of “F" for "forward” and "R" and "L^ 
f?F turns. It includes a "compass" ootion 
which will indicate which vnytle player is 
, optional stones” to drop, optional 




| Reviews for the NonProgrammer A, Gindin 


In an effort to sell their vastly overpriced 
and over-qualified non-Sinclair hone compu- 
ters, software writers have Introduced the 
concept of windows. These are merely devices 
to show two or more blocks of information on 
the CRT at one time. Unfortunately, windows 
have not been all that popular since the CRT 
only holds so much information at once anyvay 
and with each window added, previous informa- 
tion is obliterated. Thus, while it is handy 
to have more than one program resident in 
memory at one time, the advantages of seeing 
all the programs on the screen a t one time 
have not been overwhelming. In addition to 
which the Sinclair has wily 32 letters across 
which further limit the amount of information 
that can be presented. 

Nevertheless, keeping up with the Jones' is a 
major industry and there is no reason why 
Sinclair users can't have a window if they 
really want one. To let you avail yourself of 
this privilege Maxsof t (611 Franklin St. , 
Hamilton, Oh. 45013) has written Super- 
Screen. This is basically a machine language 
program and therefore must occupy die program 
line 1 which automatically precludes its use 
with other machine language programs at the 
sane time. Obviously, ii one is In contend of 
machine code the programs can be moved but 
this also requires moving all the USR com- 
mands along with It which is more than most 
of us are prepared to do. 

The wLndow can be almost as large as a screen 
or as small as two lines and one column (16 
’ characters). The program Is 184 spaces long 
and so can be entered from the listing sup- 
plied or for those of us who use bifocals it 
is available on tape. I would suggest jumping 
Immediately to the demo program which is 
labeled Program II which Includes menu 
prompts to lielp you define the screen or you 
can POKE these numbers if the window is going 
to be the same size whenever that program is 
used. Following the demo program one can have 
a resident program merged in at line 14 and 
once this program has rilled the screen It 
will remain static. The super-screen then 
allows you to run a separate program within a 
window. Unlike the Sinclair however the pro- 
gram begins at the bottom and scrolls up and 
can be manipulated in the usual vray. The 
screen is only allowed on the right side and 
must abut the right margin. Che can return 
a eh in to the regular program using appro- 
priate CLS and GOTO statments and obliterate 
the screen any time by FCKEing the screen 
dimensions back to zero. The authors cau- 
tioned not to use the Sinclair SGtOLL and 
also not to make the window include the bot- 
tom line. ' 


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****** I HAVE LEFT 6 LINES 
$$$$$$ 

***** (ABOVE AND BELOW AND 
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******THIS FART SCROLLS 

****** AS I WRITE 

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I tested out tlte program by merging a loan 
amortization program Into the middle of the 
demo at line 14 and then at line 21, where 
the demo program suggested material to be 
printed into the window, I again used a GOSUB 
and merged a second listing of the same pro- 
gram. This enabled me to produce slde-by-slde 
loan amortizations for two different loans, 
varying the interest, year, etc. Obviously, 
this could have been done without the window 
program and simply merging the loan program 
with itself and altering the PRINT AT lines^ 
but that would have simply allowed the Jmes 
to get ahead of us. Thus, I found the program 
extremely interesting and fun to try and 
implement, but I'm still having the original 
problem on finding a place to use it. Perhaps 
you game players would do better as the sug- 
gestion the author makes Is that cne can 
scroll information such as commands and 
plot responses while leaving scores and In- 
structions fixed. Let us know what you come 
up with. TSH 





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published by Sinclair " - 

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1985 


?* T1 “ ex Sinclair Anateur Radio Users 
7 roup is Bade up of computer users who are 
Interested in putting their Timex or Sinclair 
computers to use in amateur radio onera- 
tims. Most of the memhcrs are not computer 
.but they do lave a good tecffi,] 
background in electronics, so they quickly 
learn quite a lot about their computers. 

The journal of this group is called QZX, and 
the journal is the main benefit of memler- 
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to ali members. Membership costs $12 pet year 
l^th a $7 postara surcharge for members who 
\ United States, Canada 

and Mexico). The journal publishes complete 
anf hnnhare projects submitted by 
members. The journal also publishes personal 


Also contained are 'buyers s guildes ' to \vt- 

s ticks (at least 13 are manufactured specif- aiao nuoiisnaa personal 

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have built-in Joystick parts} add-on k#>v- ewnts such as nets in which the 

beards, and printers; Tfct ai? members *W* >* interested. 

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machine code section; _ 

printouts; and more. Some' general ii®res- 

MnsT 8 ™ 1 ?" t 5Lf nnual: ^ Spect™” is THE 

I??! f™ 6 computer in the U.fC. , the 

min emphasis is on games, and ttere seems to 
be no great interest in disk drives for the 
Sinclair computer. The Annual is available 

r^^ Cuny x-r (5344 W. Banff LA., 

Glendale, AZ 85306) for $7.95 while supplies 

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people who are working hard to 
usefulness of their computers 


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a^?iks 0ar Tte^^ a^Tn^ntin? harfere 
additions. There are members In almost every 

state and in about 20 different countries. 

Those who wish to join ( and they need not be 
licensed amateurs) can do so by sending $12 
dues to Alex. F. Burr, K5XY;2025 O'Domell 
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