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fsxNet Echomail Areas

fsxNet contains a number of Echomail message areas that you can configure your BBS to take part in.

Think of Echomail as public message bases, often focused on a particular topic(s), shared between between fsxNet member BBS.

Echoarea Description
FSX_TSTTest messages and other experimentation is welcome here! Messages using the subject of ‘Test’ should receive an automated response from a roBOT. Humans can also appear magically with reports too.
FSX_GENA general discussion echoarea covering many topics.
FSX_MYSMystic BBS discussions, support and development.
FSX_MAGTalisman BBS + Magicka BBS discussions, support and development.
FSX_BBSBBS software, development and support.
FSX_ENGENiGMA 1/2 BBS discussions, support and development.
FSX_HAMAmateur Radio discussions. Covers all aspects of HAM radio including DX, HF, VHF/UHF, various digital modes etc.
FSX_CRYCryptographic discussion and experimentation. Public key sharing, encoded messages, testing etc. is welcome here.
FSX_NETDiscussions about fsxNet. Administrative news and other network operations announcements (new nodes etc.) are posted here. This is also the best place to discuss ideas and plans for fsxNet and how to best implement them.
FSX_ESPEspanol General Chat. This echoarea offers a place for Spanish language conversations. It is a general discussion echoarea covering many topics. Test messages and other experimentation is welcome.
FSX_ADSBBS and NETwork Ads. Run a BBS you want to tell the world about? Use a roBOT or manually post your BBS ASCII / ANSI ads here. Please don’t post the same thing more than once a week (7 days). Let’s keep it ‘minty fresh’ - too much of the same thing usually ends in a diet :)
FSX_BOTWe welcome non-human roBOT output here. Gated or original content (e.g. weather, telemetry, entertainment etc.) lives here. BBS ads (FSX_ADS) , echomail stats (FSX_STA) or file announcements (FSX_FIL) live elsewhere.
FSX_STAEchomail + Network Stats. The echoarea for roBOT posts about echomail area stats, BBS mailer traffic and gateway activity. FTN network stats / reports are also posted here. Some people read them cover to cover while others like horoscopes better :)
FSX_FILFile Announcements. I like files, you like files, we all like files! This echoarea contains roBOT posts covering files received by fsxNet member BBS or files hatched from fsxNet HUBS to the wider community.
FSX_DATInterBBS Data. An echomail area used by software such as InterBBS Oneliner or Double-Up (both by Darryl Perry) to send inter-BBS data between nodes in fsxNet. In most cases the data is not readable or of interest to human eyes. Sysops may wish to hide this echo from BBS users.
FSX_GAMINGAnything gaming related is on-topic here. From electronic to board games, action, adventure and role-playing, to simulations, strategy, sports and puzzles. This forum covers everything gaming related including MUDs, first-person shooters, real-time strategy, massively multiplayer online games, console wars, hints, tips and tricks and more.
FSX_SPACEIf it’s space or astronomy related you’ve come to the right place. Topics include space industry activities (SpaceX, NASA, Blue Origin, Rocket Labs etc.) discussions about satellites,interplanetary missions, the science of space travel and more.
FSX_SPORTSDo you like sport? Some of us play it while the rest of us surf the TV to watch it. No matter how you do sport, any discussion about it is on topic here. From Baseball to Basketball, Cricket to Golf, Diving to Darts, Hunting, Fishing, Tennis, Motorsport and even Dodgeball… talking sport just got easier. Just remember those 5Ds - dodge, duck, dip, dive and…??
FSX_RETRORetro computing and any old tech discussions. From early computer hardware and software, calculators, watches and more. If you have collected it, use it, need it fixed tell us about it here.
FSX_TRANSPORTPetrol, diesel, electric, human powered - if it gets you from A to B let’s chat about it here. From cars and trains to boats, planes and bikes, fsxNet Transport will get you there.
FSX_VIDEOWatched a good movie? Seen an awesome TV show? Found a cool series on Disney+, Netflix etc? If it’s something you’ve seen or wish you could, or you just want to tell others to check it out - share your thoughts here. Reviews are welcome. Please preface posts containing spoilers with [spoilers] or [sp] in your subject heading.
FSX_MUSICThis forum covers anything to do with music. From the instruments performers play to the artists and bands they play in. All formats, genres and eras are welcome.
FSX_DIYWho needs a professional when you can do it yourself! Discussions about all things DIY and how best to do them are welcome. At the end we want you to come home and find your significant other still smiling :)
FSX_FOODFood glorious food! Share your favourite recipes, cooking tips and tricks etc.
FSX_GARDENINGCovering everything from indoor houseplants to outdoor vegetable plots. If you have green thumb or the secret to a successful lawn, we need you here now!
FSX_ARTSPainting, photography, drawing, modelling, wood turning, sculpturing, ANSI/ASCII art etc. If you have an artistic streak share it with others and/or get help here.
fsxnet/echomail.txt · Last modified: 05/02/2023 21:26 by avon