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ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Podcast

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Jun 8, 2018

Mike Sandau, Atari-CB Radio Hacking
In the mid-1980s, Mike Sandau and his friend connected their Atari 8-bit computers to their citizens band radios to create a small radio-telephone computer network. Their "DIALOG" project combined the radio hardware with custom software (first in Atari BASIC, then later in Action!) to allow chatting, broadcasting messages, and binary file transfers over the air.
Mike has uploaded the software, source code, and screenshots to the Internet Archive, and placed it in the public domain. 
This interview took place on April 26, 2018.
DIALOG screenshots, software, and source code: