80 Microcomputing – Volume 13 – January, 1981

Volume: # 13
Date: January 1981
Load-80: No
Pages: 246

Table of Contents:

Contents

Page
Article
Author
Description
68
Color by Percom
Francis Kalinowski
Of course we know you can’t get color graphics on a black and white 80, but with Percom’s interface and a color television, you can come pretty close.
88
Color Computer Primer
Tim Ahrens, Jack Brown and Hunter Scales
Tandy’s latest computer is a contender in the new color graphics market. It has its own BASIC and plug-in ROM paks. Read about what these authors call Tandy’s most powerful computer yet.
120
After the Goldrush
by Jeny Frost
After years of panning for gold in the Yukon, Frost returned home and discovered a gold mine right in his attic. Not one to simply sit in his lair and hoard his riches, he hastened to his 80 for some goldplated programming. Now you, too, can check your closets for hidden treasure.
200
The DB to LII Converter
Bryan Mumford
Spending the best part of your life CLOADing? Has Disk BASIC made your favorite programs unavailable? You’ve got those Level II ain’t Disk BASIC blues. Don’t be depressed! Bryan Mumford, micro-magician, has a cure. Follow his directions and DB becomes LII before your very eyes!
211
Get High on Histograms
Daniel Lovy
Trying to convince your boss that the public is leaning towards treadle-powered electric heaters this winter? Lovy has a program that lets you put the results of your survey in front of the Old Man’s nose.

Application

Page
Article
Author
Description
120
After the Goldrush
Jerry Frost
Calculate your hidden worth with this program.
232
Number Cruncher
James Barbarello
Population studies made simple

Construction

Page
Article
Author
Description
190
Onomatoeighty
John C. Mein
Get it through the ear
208
Doodlebug
James E. McKenna
Screen sketching wlth easy moves

Graphics

Page
Article
Author
Description
68
Color by Percom
Francis S. Kalinowski
Get out your Crayolas.

Hardware

Page
Article
Author
Description
172
Audio Interface
Howard F. Batie
This application provides a long list of aids.

Review

Page
Article
Author
Description
68
Color Computer Primer
Tim Ahrens, Browne Jack Browne and Hunter Scales
A close look at Tandy’s latest.
170
Racet’s Infinite BASIC
Ronald H Bobo
Infinite BASIC examined.

Software

Page
Article
Author
Description
212
CROSSREF
D N Ewart
Mainframe power in an 80.
228
Terminal Plus
Buzz Gorsky
Software aids for terminals.

Style

Page
Article
Author
Description
222
The Plan of the Page
Alexander MacLean
Program writing by steps

Technique

Page
Article
Author
Description
211
Get High on Histograms
Daniel Lovy
If graphs turn you on.
218
Efficient Cassette I/O
Gerald A Sabin
Dedicated to the sanity of tape users.

Tutorial

Page
Article
Author
Description
98
On Modems
Charles Brown
What, when, where …and especially, why.
100
Into the 80’s
Ian R Sinclair
The essence of variables.
114
CLOAD Is Just a Five Letter Word
Dennis Bathory Kitsz
Clean It up.
182
A Perspective on Cubes
Paul Gerhardt
Square this one away.

Utility

Page
Article
Author
Description
130
ZBUG … Super DEBUG Monitor
Lt. John B. Harrell
A fast bug swatter.
200
The DB to LII Converter
Bryan Mumford
Speed up eternity.

Regulars

Page
Article
Author
Description
7
Remarks
Wayne Green
12
Inside 80
Ed Juge
16
Input
22
80 Accountant
Michael Tannenbaum
23
The Assembly Line
William Barden Jr.
30
Education 80
Earl R. Savage
35
80 Applications
Dennis Kitsz
41
Reviews
50
News
58
New Products

80 Microcomputing – Volume 14 – February, 1981

Volume: # 14
Date: February 1981
Load-80: No
Pages: 244

Table of Contents:

Contents

Page
Article
Author
Description
68
Programming for Education
Jerome Weintraub
The education market is booming but programmers are finding school children have special needs. Read how one man is “selling” his 80 to a five-year-old. The first in a series of articles on program writing for school children.
74
Project Local
Pamela Petrakos
Thirteen years ago a computer instruction time-sharing project was started in Massachusetts with the help of federal funds. Today, that project has spawned independent micro laboratories in a number of area schools.
78
Classroom Computing
Dr. Lee Droegemueller and Norman Bell
Rosemount, Minnesota has a school department committed to microcomputer aided instruction. The Board of Education led the way with a statement of their commitment while seekina the helo of – an experienced computer classroom planner.
52
Grade School Programmers
Nancy Robertson
Grayson Wheatley, a teacher at Purdue, has compiled some surprising statistics on the progress of computer-aided learners in Cumberland, Indiana.
168
Random Tricks
Gene Perkins
Vaudeville fans get out those spinning plates, wooden dowels and “refresh” your memory about dynamic RAM.

Applications

Page
Article
Author
Description
122
Can Computing Be Art
James J. Conroy
Rembrandts of RTTY art, move aside
152
Population Estimation
Dennis Solomon
How many peas in a pod, fleas on your dog?
154
Landlord
James A Tuohy
Lease a jump on inflation
194
Moiality Crunching
Robert Suder
Avogadro on the 80
198
Punch Out
James J. Conroy
Speedy card circulation
200
The Final Notice
Walter J. Atkins, J.r
Don’t miss it.

Business

Page
Article
Author
Description
216
Some Fundamentals
Steve E. Tune
Things you should know.

Construction

Page
Article
Author
Description
175
A Very Versatile Interface
W. R. Stanley
Build your own.

Data Management

Page
Article
Author
Description
220
Floppy Tales
Eric Keener
Stringy Storage

Education

Page
Article
Author
Description
86
Classroom Doodles
Ann Rosenberg
Run these for fun.
96
Notes From The Classroom
Ralph von Kaenel
Hints from those who’ve done it
226
Vocabulary Builder
Roger Zimmerman
Learn a foreign language

Graphics

Page
Article
Author
Description
128
Banner Banter
Valerie Vann
Celebrate something, anything.

Hardware

Page
Article
Author
Description
230
Perverse Video
William P. Winter, Jr.
Video on the run.

Math

Page
Article
Author
Description
126
Function Plotter
Louis C. Graue
Need a function graph?

Reviews

Page
Article
Author
Description
158
Electronic Systems Serial I/O
Jim Cambron
Electronic mail on a shoestring.
186
Starstuff
Russell M. Genet
Track your planet and watch out for UFOs
202
#26-2202
Guerri F. Stevens
Model I EDTASM reviewed, finally.
232
LNW Expansion Board
Bob Couger
Expand your space

Tutorial

Page
Article
Author
Description
100
Into the 80’s
Ian R Sinclair
The secret to subroutines
166
Be a USR User
Allan S Joffe
From a real dealer
224
Compile, Interpret, Assemble … OH BOY
Ed Faulk
Tame these horrors

Utility

Page
Article
Author
Description
112
Clock boot
Yuergen Boehmke
Get it where it belongs
138
Paper Tiger Screenprinter
Ruth Leawart
Hard copy graphics.
144
Auto Edit
Dan Rollins
Pong by pointer equals speed.
214
LPRINT Formatter II
Charles Z Trinberg
Right packed ASCII
218
Fast Edit
Dwigh K Lilk
Chop off 90 percent.
236
Now You See It
Hubert C Borrmann
Save your screen with this

Regulars

Page
Article
Author
Description
6
Remarks
Wayne Green
8
Inside 80
Ed Juge
10
80 Input
14
Education Reviews
20
Reviews
28
Education 80
Earl R Savage
29
80 Accountant
Michael Tannenbaum
33
The Assembly Line
William Barden, Jr.
40
80 Applications
Dennis Kitsz
52
80 News
63
New Products
242
List of Advertisers

80 Microcomputing – Volume 15 – March, 1981

Volume: # 15
Date: March 1981
Load-80: No
Pages: 294

Table of Contents:

Contents

Page
Article
Author
Description
68
The Disk Dossier
Jake Commander
Commander grabs DOS by the disks, turns it over and shakes it out. If you’ve been wondering what is behind those mysterious three letters, this article will shed some light on the sublect.
74
DOS Talk
Stewart E. Fason and John Burgan
A successful businessman and a serious bugfinder team up in this DOS review help you make an intelligent choice among them.
77
80 Interviews: Lew Kornfeld and John Roach
Nancy Robertson
In this matched set of interviews, Robertson gets some inside info on personality, Radio Shack and what to expect in the future.
136
Income Averaging – 1980
Margaret M. Grothman, CPA
Had a big raise lately? Changed jobs for more money? If you’re not satisfied with the looks of vour income tax return, fire up your 80 and take a look at this program for income averaging.
118
Micro-Basketball
Charles E. Weindorf
Who needs the NBA when you’ve got this game? You and your friends will forego the games on the tube and fire up this gem instead.

Applications

Page
Article
Author
Description
152
By Appointment Only
David D. Busch
Never sure where you are? Here’s help.
174
Line Up!
John Anderson
Bring your 80 to the grocery and never stand in line again
192
Letter Counter
Walter Atkins, Jr, PhD.
Searching for something to be curious about?
230
80 Appliance Control
Cass Lewart
Wire up and take off.
274
Shoplist
Hal Smith
Use your 80 as a pantry.

Business

Page
Article
Author
Description
200
Mind You Own Business
Gregory R Glau
And never mind the math.
240
The Loan Wrangler
Garth Jensen
Know what you’re getting into.

Game

Page
Article
Author
Description
278
Compukala
Peter K Moller
For the modern cave dweller.

General

Page
Article
Author
Description
62
Badinage and Disciple
Harv Pennington
Pennington takes a reader to task
154
Computer Cantos
Ward D Griggiths III
Anyone own a Dickinson or a Browning?
196
Just a Matter of Time
David Busch
Looking for an excuse to buy an 80?
216
Between the Lines
Robert McTernan
Things your manual never told you.
244
The Shadow Knows
John L Romkey
80 legend and lore.
248
OPINION=PEEK(Mail)
Jim Glosser
Letter to Radio Shack.
250
Disk to Tape
Robert J. Hocking
Get that cassette back out of the closet.
272
Short and Sweet
Chris Gundlach
Lessons in worthwhile quickies.

Hardware

Page
Article
Author
Description
214
See No Evil
Robert Macre
This LED display keeps the video garbage out of your way
252
Switched-on CLOAD
John E Bickel
Play without plugging.

Home

Page
Article
Author
Description
219
Watt’s It All About?
Don Hubert
Kick back at the electric company.

Review

Page
Article
Author
Description
206
B17
Stewert E. Fason
The reviewed bought his complimentary copy!

Style

Page
Article
Author
Description
209
Better Documentation
George C. Ferber
Take the mystery out of your programs.

Tutorial

Page
Article
Author
Description
92
Into the 80’s
Ian R. Sinclalr
The last installment
104
Do Not Enter
Jerome Weintraub
Part two of an educational series.
178
Doing Two Things at Once
Buzz Gorsky
Teach your 80 to chew gum and walk at the same time.
186
Wild Glitch Hunting
John Warren
Wilderness lore you’ll need to find one.

Utility

Page
Article
Author
Description
160
No Forwarding Address
Bertram A Thiel
Program locks.
168
El Cheapo Packer
Greg Browne
Smash that soft stuff down.
180
Find it Fast!
James Yowell Yelvington
There’s a variable loose in your BASIC.
191
Single Drive File Copy
Buzz Gorsky
How to get two for the price of one.
210
Babydub
Dennis Bathory Kitsz
Wandering into cassettes, he comes out with the goods.
222
Scrip Patch
Daniel B Allred
How to get there from here.
225
Constant Alternatives
Evan C Hand, Sr.
Put something old in your BASIC.
232
The Pauper’s Processor
Gary L Osburn
When ya’ ain’t got the bucks.
236
Where Have All The GOTOs Gone?
Hubert C Borrman
Fine ’em when you need ’em.
247
EZ Wider
Milan D Chepko, M.D.
Roll these characters across the page any width you’d like.
256
Speedy Renumberer
Robert J Dowd
Make those numbers dance.
270
KBEEPFIX Revisited
Darell R Whitehead
For those on disks.

Regulars

Page
Article
Author
Description
7
Remarks
Wayne Green
10
Inside 80
Ed Juge
12
80 Input
18
Reviews
28
The Assembly Line
William Barden, Jr.
36
80 Accountant
Michael Tannenbaum
40
80 Applications
Dennis Kitsz
45
Education 80
Earl R. Savage
48
News
57
New Products

80 Microcomputing – Volume 16 – April, 1981

Volume: # 16
Date: April 1981
Load-80: No
Pages: 310

Table of Contents:

Contents

Page
Article
Author
Description
116
Advanced Graphic Techniques
Bob Boothe
In the first of a three-part series on straightline graphics, Bob Boothe will show you what to expect from a TRS-80 and a dot matrix line printer. Part one deals with disk commands in ways you many never have thought of – especially in an 80 without drives.
117
A Turn of the Screw
Bob Boothe
Some simple math programs by Bob Boothe produce some three-dimensional graphics that twist, turn and travel across your 80
134
A High-Density Graphic Interface
Dennis Murray and Paul Fowler, Jr.
Authors Murray and Fowler design a high-density graphics interface that will let you plot high-res graphics with no effort. The directions are here; you’ll emerge with a better undertaking of raster scan video concepts and more powerful graphics.
144
Programming for Education – Part 3
Jerome I. Weintraub
This final installment in the Weintraub education series, tells you how to differentiate between twypes of educational programs and their objectives, while it offers some hints for clarity and keeping a student’s interest up.
74
Rushing toward Courseware
Pamela Petrakos
80 takes its first look at a new market trend. We surveyed a field of traditional book publishers to find out what their intentions were toward the burgeoning educational software market and how that industry will effect the textbook market in the future.

Applications

Page
Article
Author
Description
179
This Ain’t No Party!
Stewart E. Fason
Pin friends and influence people.
186
Sans Disks
Stewart F. Hunter
Data base management on cassette.
192
Two Cents Worth
Jack Clayton
The TRS-80 old coin dealer.
214
Endorese It
Arthur J. Welcher
It’s easy to spend a million bucks.
252
WHERZIT
James H. Hox
Wonder what these titles really mean?
261
Check Writer
Charles Z. Tzinberg
Endorse a work of art.
266
Exponential Smoothing
Len Gorney
Smooth out your forecasting technique.

Construction

Page
Article
Author
Description
218
The Model I-1/2
Larry Fortna
Cur those cords.
248
Red Letter Day for Lowercase
George C Ferber
A holiday modification story.
228
Lower Cost Lowercase
Philip M. Van Praag
Ten bucks and some time will put you lowdown.

Game

Page
Article
Author
Description
154
Simul-80 – A Weird Game
Dennis Kitsz
Surprise! Now you are a data bus.

General

Page
Article
Author
Description
178
The Unexpurgated Version
David D Busch
Real meanings of micro gables.
222
Cost Effective Word Processing
Larry M Hewin, Ed. D.
Without disks and with class.

Hardware

Page
Article
Author
Description
262
TRS-80 Joystick Control
Stephen Barker
Stick it to your 80.
272
TRS-80 Bus Conductor
L. Joseph Fox
Fox took what Radio Shack wouldn’t give.

Interface

Page
Article
Author
Description
278
The Model I As a Dumb Terminal
Jim Tallman
Talk to peripherals.

Recreation

Page
Article
Author
Description
210
The Dot Game
Arthur J Welcher
Play games to learn programming.

Review

Page
Article
Author
Description
195
NEWDOS-80
Allan J Domuret
Find out what it really is.

Style

Page
Article
Author
Description
246
Loops and Arrays
L. Mitchell Wein
Two ways to streamline your programs.
297
Block that Cursor
Ron Balewski
Stop your 80 from winking at you.

Tutorial

Page
Article
Author
Description
240
Fast Clock DOS
Allan J Domuret
Teach your DOS to run races.

Utility

Page
Article
Author
Description
271
Compare
William B Everett
For identical twins.
298
Smart Answers
James F Williams
How to hex your 80.

Regulars

Page
Article
Author
Description
7
Remarks
Wayne Green
8
Inside 80
Ed Juge
12
80 Input
31
Reviews
44
80 Applications
Dennis Kitsz
49
80 Accountant
Michael Tannenbaum
52
Education 80
Earl R Savage
53
The Assembly Line
William Barden, Jr.
61
News
70
New Products

80 Microcomputing – Volume 17 – May, 1981

Volume: # 17
Date: May 1981
Load-80: No
Pages: 310

Table of Contents:

Contents

Page
Article
Author
Description
87
The Auto Mentor
Leslie E. Sparks
Car maintenance eroding your bottom line? Here are all the answers you need to decide whether to buy a new car or stick with your old one. Find out how much your old car is costing you, then compare it with the cost and mileage of that lovely new machine.
99
The Home Buyer’s Helper
Clarence Stinson
This article turns your 80 into a home buyer’s calculator that will calculate the differences in interest paid on mortgages, cash needed monthly to make the payments, and appropriate IRS rebates. Pay through your 80, it feels better.
103
How to Buy and Sell Houses
Dale A Whitman
Whitman takes a look at home buying from both sides of the coin. This article may convince you that there is a better way to finance than through the banks.
113
A Dollar Down
Jack Martin
This article tells you much more about a new car than kicking the tires will, and it doesn’t indulge in a sales pitch, either. Drag your eyes away from the shiny new paint and train them on your shiny 80; you may discover there is a better deal to be had.
119
Advanced Graphics Techniques – Part II
Bob Boothe
In this second part of a three-part series, Boothe really struts his stuff and makes the 80 do all but cartwheels with some truly incredible graphics. You may not recognize your 80.
58
The Exclusive Oracle
Dennis Kitsz
Kitsz begins a new feature with this issue, which will prove to be as irregular as he is. Want to question the wizard? Here’s the medium.
64
Dow Jones Offers Videotex Tie-in
Bert Latamore
Dow Jones has made its business and stock market news information service available for all TRS-80 owners, including the Color Computer. Latamore has all the specs; this could prove to be very important to your business.

Applications

Page
Article
Author
Description
128
Dome Time
Daniel B. Nickell
If you’ve always wanted your own sphere
219
Foreign Language Translation
Dan L Robinson
You can finally make sense of your relatives

Business

Page
Article
Author
Description
222
The General Ledger
R L Conhaim
Get your business on cassette

Construction

Page
Article
Author
Description
80
High Density Graphic Interface – Part Two
Dennis Murray and Paul Fowler, Jr
Installing high-res.
202
Hardwire the RS-232
Don DeJarnette
Get to bed earlier, with this one.
254
An Alternate Source
John G Conner
International computing

Education

Page
Article
Author
Description
194
Dancin!-A Disco Primer
Andrew A. Modia
Byte off some boogie

Game

Page
Article
Author
Description
294
BOA
Jeff Myers
Get into a snakepit

General

Page
Article
Author
Description
192
Hardtimes
Joe Fettig
Variables maps and other tools
208
A Field Guide to Computerists
Chuck Doherty
Check out these birds
258
Speedset
Sherman B Winings
Rid yourself of read/write errors
272
The Sargon Saver
Thomas L Quindry
If you have to work for a living

Graphics

Page
Article
Author
Description
176
Inverse Video
Brian D. Smith
Turn black to white
204
Flexible Scroller
Jeff Myers
Roll your own

Hardware

Page
Article
Author
Description
188
Keep It In the Black
William D Johnson
For tired printers
236
The Pulse Jockey
Larry Suter
Software and trickery to make things simple

Personal

Page
Article
Author
Description
278
Compterized Complaint
Dennis J Gillig
For Input page addicts

Review

Page
Article
Author
Description
158
FORTRANslator
Richard C McGarvey
A review and caveat
206
Editor/Assembler-Plus
Dan Zuckerman
Good stuff for 16K Level II
210
Microsoft’s Compiler for the Model II
James L Waggoner
A handy language changer
230
LNW Resarch Expansion Board
Ian Hodgson
Helps your 80 work hard
242
> 22 MHz for $99
Fredi Egger
Give your 80 a monitor boost
266
The FCI-80 and the TC-80
Harley Dyk
Cassette prodders
296
Talk To Your TRS-80
Art Weicher
Betcha didn’t know It had a voice

Technique

Page
Article
Author
Description
246
Not-So-Random Numbers
Timothy R. Zeigler
Create charts out of chaos

Tutorial

Page
Article
Author
Description
146
Memories Are Made of This
Robert D Randall
Make a routine out of RAM and ROM
188
An Idiot’s Guide to Assembly Language-Part I
Robert C. Montgomery
From one struggling idiot to another
292
On the Average
Len Gorney
About an average subject

Utility

Page
Article
Author
Description
190
Direct Statement In File
D E Fitchhorn
Save your overworked fingers
216
Dollars and Sense
Tom Andrews
A subroutine for getting down to business
234
The Encoder
Ron Carn
An easier way
244
Hex Converter
Richard H. Malone
Turn a nightmare into a treat
256
One Wheel Drive
Dan Keen and Larry Pezzuto
Turn your jalopy into a sedan
260
Shift Lock
Martin C. Hambei
A Subroutine to give you short shift.
264
The Spare Time Generator
Thomas C Mehesan, Jr.
For those with long lists of names.
270
Comprs
Stephen Barker
Help for short memory hindrances.
284
Take T-Bug Higher
W. R. Stanley
Without a pilot’s license.
288
Know-It-All
Alan Sehmer
Everythins you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask.

Regulars

Page
Article
Author
Description
7
Remarks
Wayne Green
8
Inside 80
Ed Juge
12
80 Input
26
Reviews
38
The Assembly Line
William Barden, Jr.
44
80 Accountant
Michael Tannenbaum
48
80 Applications
Dennis Kitsz
54
Education 80
Earl R. Savage
58
The Exclusive Oracle
Dennis Bathory Kitsz
64
News
73
New Products
306
Reader Service

80 Microcomputing – Volume 18 – June, 1981

Volume: # 18
Date: June 1981
Load-80: No
Pages: 380

Table of Contents:

Contents

Page
Article
Author
Description
68
Advanced Graphics Techniques – Part III
Bob Boothe
In this final part of a graphics series, Boothe uses machine language routines with disk commands. He also teaches his printer how to do high density graphics. More patterns are presented, and Boothe provides the spells a computer wizard needs to rotate a pattern on its axis.
84
80 Microcomputing’s Buyers Guide to Printers
80 Micro Editors
The editors have been busy during the long winter months compiling this very detailed list of printers. What they are, what they do, how much they cost, and where to get them are a few of the questions covered in this guide.
96
A Tiger With Dots
George Somers
Somers bought a Paper Tiger, and immediately began tiger training. Turns out he’s very good at this! He’s trained his tiger so well it won’t put out a dot without his say so. And when he does say so, it jumps. No whips and chair for this trainer, though; he uses software, and shares some of his training routlnes in this article.
102
The Color Computer – An Inside Look
Philip Martel and Robert Nicholas
The authors describe the Color Computer, its features, functions and commands. Some handy charts are presented, as well as programs that make this newest ’80 strut its stuff.
268
The Software Broker
John Harper
Ever want to try to make a killing in the stock market but not quite dare? Harper arms you with all the software and information you need to use your 80 to help you make predictions and a few calculated decisions.

Applications

Page
Article
Author
Description
122
Dragnetwork
Alicia Kennedy
The cops in Illinois have a new recrult on the beat
127
Application In Real Time
Russell M Genet
This 80 is a star gazer
140
EYE-80
James S. Hawkes, PhD and Grady R. Reese
Make your 80 into an underpaid, uncomplaining spy
236
The Mileage Manager
A. L. Frink
Sacrificing comfort for cost

Game

Page
Article
Author
Description
160
SUPERMAZE
Howard F Batie
Get lost in this one.
186
Subdestroy
John Cominio
How long can you tread water?
244
Lunar Lander Revisited
John Beringer
A game not debugged to death

General

Page
Article
Author
Description
194
The Level II Index
Barbara Mercer
Tandy could use this
197
Model II Q and A
Tom Yager
Got a question? Here’s an answer

Graphics

Page
Article
Author
Description
147
Unlocking the Graphic Code
Jerome I. Weintraub
No more hunt and peck

Interface

Page
Article
Author
Description
92
The Xerox 1740 and the Model II
Dr. James H. Nestor
Lessons in Nestor’s Law
157
Joysticks for the Model I
Frank DiNunzio
The pleasures of stick drive
188
Polyphonic Sound Synthesis
Richard L. Brocaw
Complex sound generation
288
Electro-Mechanical Hard Copy
Sherman Levine
By an avid writer

Personal

Page
Article
Author
Description
296
The Rule of 78s
R. L. Conhaim
Save.some money with this rule

Review

Page
Article
Author
Description
130
LDOS
Paul Welner
All you need to know
137
Plug Compatible Processor
Paul Vonk
Raing games

Technique

Page
Article
Author
Description
174
The Pascal Dream
John Krutch
Things Radio Shack never taught Your 80
255
Program Chaining and Local Variable Definition in BASIC
Hal Brown
How to do it
294
On Embedding Data
John D. Adams
Method and the madness

Tutorial

Page
Article
Author
Description
108
To Err Is … Forbidden
John D. Adams
A guide to what you just did wrong
112
An Idiot’s Guide to Assembly Language-Part 2
Robert C. Montgomery
A guided tour.

Utility

Page
Article
Author
Description
178
The Disk AutoMenu
Larry M. Hewin, Ed.D
For those who get behinder hurrier.
192
CAPTRAN
Buzz Gorsky
Teach your 80 some small talk
219
Purge
Joe Ligori
Get rid of your mistakes quickly
224
Copykill
Steve Kelley
Don’t type all those names
232
Soft Tach
Daniel North
Check your disk speed
248
Underscoring Scripsit
Carl Isell
Another one Tandy missed
265
KILDOS Is Here
Robert Soltyslk
Minimize your DOS

Regulars

Page
Article
Author
Description
7
Remarks
Wayne Green
8
Inside 80
Ed Juge
10
80 Input
20
Reviews
39
80 Accountant
Michael Tannenbaum
43
Education 80
Earl R. Savage
44
80 Applications
Dennis Kitsz
52
News
60
New Products
306
Reader Service

80 Microcomputing – Volume 19 – July, 1981

Volume: # 19
Date: July 1981
Load-80: No
Pages: 296

Table of Contents:

Contents

Page
Article
Author
Description
96
Language Quest ’81
G. Michael Vose
You know there’s some way to talk to a computer, but you’re not sure what it is. Somewhere there’s got to be a computer that understands you. Probably not, but don’t worry -Vose provides a roadmap to the ways computers talk, and the languages they speak.
116
COBOL – Ready and Waiting
Robert L. Bradley
COBOL is a computer language for businessmen, commonly used, and oneof the few which have been standardized. It used to be ava~lableo nly on mainframes-now you can have it on your ’80.
122
Pilot-The Language of Computer Aided Instruction
Randy Hawkins
Pilot is the language of computer aided instruction, the language of students – simple, short, and infinitely patient. You can put Pilot in your ’80; here’s how, with suggestions for its use.
75
News from Kitchen Table Software, Inc.
David Busch
The debut of a new column from Kitchen Table Software describes the kind of utilites you only dream about. Get ready to giggle.
90
Microcomputers-Business or Pleasure
Bert Latamore
80 examines the future of microcomputing in business. Ed Juge fences some industry strategists whoseopinions differon growth and dollars in the next decade. You’ll find out how three businessmen are defying the pessimists using their 80’s in the office today.

Applications

Page
Article
Author
Description
154
Modifying Tiny Pascal For Disk
Lt. John B Harrell
Don’t mess with cassette
202
Enhance Your Level II BASIC
Gil Spencer
A travelogue
243
Nag Analyais
Dave Crosby
If you have a large fortune

Construction

Page
Article
Author
Description
184
Lightning Strikes Twice
Paul C. Fowler, Jr.
Suppress those transients

Data Management

Page
Article
Author
Description
254
Regression and Correlation
C Brian Honess
Great math news

Game

Page
Article
Author
Description
217
The Level II Black Box
Morris Jones
Random deviousness

General

Page
Article
Author
Description
102
A Macro Processor for BASIC-Part I
J. Alan Olmstead
The first of a philosophical series on a macro.
112
Coming to Terms
Joe D. Fugate
A short and sweet guide to what it is
162
A First Look at Forth
John Krutch
What you need to know to get hooked
179
Getting Involved
Robert A. Batty
Would he do it again?
294
A Quick Riff on Synthesizers
Dave Keen and Dan Dischert
What they did before the ’60.

Interface

Page
Article
Author
Description
171
The last CLOAD Fix
Walter I. Stanley
If your seal is broken
282
Recipe for Hard Copy
Larry Keith
If you don’t have big bucks

Personal

Page
Article
Author
Description
289
The Real Rule of 78s
R L Conhaim
Another loan formula

Review

Page
Article
Author
Description
86
Lobo Connections
Jake Commander
Commander drives his disks hard
168
Tiny Pascal from Supersoft
Curtis H Kyle
How it looks and what it does
236
Archbold’s Mod I Speed-Up Kit
Richard C McGarvey
By an electronic weakling

Technique

Page
Article
Author
Description
199
Never Ready
Ron Balewski
Add variety to your life
296
Undocumented lnstructions
Brian Cameron
Register commands from the heights

Tutorial

Page
Article
Author
Description
146
Join the Pascal Crusade
Maroaret M. Grothman
Tiny Pascal explicated
271
How to Handle Those Random Files
Ken Knecht
For random seekers
291
To Err is … Forbidden – Part II
John D Adams
A second installment

Utility

Page
Article
Author
Description
226
Everyman’s Mod II Word PRocessor
Mike Kilroy
A modified program.
244
A BASIC Disassembler
Frank Delfine
Machine code with BASIC
259
The Variable Lister
John L. Webster
To help with documentation and development
280
High Speed Data Tape
Jim Glosser
Machine code to speed up BASIC

Departments

Page
Article
Author
Description
7
Remarks
Wayne Green
8
Inside 80
Ed Juge
10
80 Input
22
Reviews
36
80 Accountant
Michael Tannenbaum
41
Education 80
Earl R. Savage
42
The Assembly Line
William Barden, Jr.
56
80 Applications
Dennis Kitsz
68
News
78
New Products

80 Microcomputing – Volume 20 – August, 1981

Volume: # 20
Date: August 1981
Load-80: No
Pages: 326

Table of Contents:

Contents

Page
Article
Author
Description
85
A Walk on the Monster Side
Bert Latamore
Since forgotten times, man has been a gamester. It is no wonder he has started using microcomputers to flavor his age-old fascination.
214
The Green Register
Glynn Paul LaBorde
LaBorde’s students at the state penitentiary in Angola, LA may not be your typical scholars, but his program for keeping track of thelr programs will work-even in less confined academic settings.
180
Alternate Course
Michael A. Duflin
After finding “Introduction to Data Processing” the dullest, most useless course he ever took, when the call came for this author to design his own intro, he was determined to make it more than “garbage in/garbage out.”
136
Being of Sound Algorithm
Carol S. Weinberg
Have you ever thought who would inherit your’80 when you pass away? This researcher shows you how to write a program for your last will and testament.
126
Epson’s MX-80
Tony Gilt
In our June issue, we compared 57 printers. Here’s the 58th. And from its price to its print quality, this Japanese import will be making American printer manufacturers take notice.
150
Morse Resource-Part 1
Allan S. Jofle
W3KBM, Dresher, PA, gives us his first installment on programming a TRS-80 to help ham radio operators on the Morse Code circuit.

Applications

Page
Article
Author
Description
192
Family Relationships
Sil Horwitz
Alex Haley, eat your heart out
248
Hold That Pose
Doug and Pam Ebert
Helping photographers find their photos
288
Disk Index
Robert A. Schilling
Make it easy to keep everything up to date in those directories
294
Solar Altitude Plotter
Edward H. Rea III
Tracklng where the sun shines in

Construction

Page
Article
Author
Description
298
The Wandering 80
Don Hubert
Build a home for your computer

Data Management

Page
Article
Author
Description
194
Vital Statistics
C Brian Honess
Remember the good old bell curve?

Education

Page
Article
Author
Description
168
Quiz
Fred Olsen
Buzzers, bells, flashing lights and learning

Game

Page
Article
Author
Description
86
Startrek 4.0
Jake Commander
Captain’s log: star date: now!
92
Frankenstein
Robert A. Nicholas
Avoiding the hassle of reloading a game
102
Space Potatoes
Christopher Brumme
The ‘taters are coming! The ‘taters are coming!
104
Tank
Dan L Rice
A combat game for preschoolers
108
Space Empires
James L. Smith
Imperialism circa 2501 A.D.
112
Simon
Dave McGlumphy
Simulate a popular electronic game
116
Star Guard
John Beringer
Protect your stargate from enemy jumpships
122
Formula 80
Richard A Sprague
High speed thrills on your tube

General

Page
Article
Author
Description
156
A Macro Processor for Basic-Part II
J. Alan Olmstead
More on making your computer program itself.
286
Color Computer First Impressions
Richard L. Kilmon
Initial looks sometimes deceive.

Interface

Page
Article
Author
Description
164
TRS-80 to RS-232 to TI-810
Morris Herman
Tie a Texas instruments printer to your Tandy.

Review

Page
Article
Author
Description
154
The Microconnection
Fred Blechman
You’re missing a lot without a modem
222
Chasing a Data Base
Wynne Keller
Three data bases compared
234
Word
D. Wilson Cooke
A word processing program that’s back to Basic

Technique

Page
Article
Author
Description
230
RAM Squeeze
John D Adams
Memory conservation
292
Three’s Not a Crowd
David W Mawdsley
Writing programs with pencil, paper and utilities

Tutorial

Page
Article
Author
Description
208
Programming With the Voice Synthesizer
Craig Werner
Mellifluous sounds from your computer.
254
Be a Super USR!
Roger C. Alford
Leap the gap between Basic and machine code in a single bound.
262
Datacom Decisions
Frank J Derlier, Jr.
Making your ’80 into a data communications device.
304
Digits for Fun
Ross A Wirth
362,880 combinations-but how many fit the bill?
308
All About Sorts-Part I
Len Gorney
Finding out which sort is best

Utility

Page
Article
Author
Description
168
Datagen
Dan and Cass Lewart
At last! Effortless data statements from machlne language to Basic.
240
TRS-80 Disassembler
Carl Wuebker
Your operating system as a puzzle
280
UC/LC Fix
Dennis Thurlow
Why are those tables backward?
270
Dirprog
Jack Egbert
Bringing together many frequently modified disks
274
The Data Maker
Gary H. Grosse
Keep your calendars straight
278
Command File Modifier
Donald G. Crawford
Spoon feeding commands to your ’80
282
Basic Shorthand
Jared Radin
Enter common Basic words in a single keystroke for programming efficiency

Departments

Page
Article
Author
Description
7
Remarks
Wayne Green
8
Inside 80
Ed Juge
12
80 Input
26
Reviews
24
Education 80
Earl R Savage
42
80 Accountant
Michael Tannenbaum
44
The Exclusive Oracle
Dennis Bathory Kitsz
48
The Assembly Line
William Barden, Jr.
52
80 Applications
Dennis Kitsz
74
Kitchen Table Software
David Busch
77
Calendar
78
New Products
68
News
314
Load 80
322
Reader Service

80 Microcomputing – Volume 21 – September, 1981

Volume: # 21
Date: September 1981
Load-80: No
Pages: ?????

Table of Contents:

Contents

Page
Article
Author
Description
104
Robotics-The Microcomputing Connection
Chris Brown
Currently, robot intelligence of the Star Wars sort can only be created in one way: Stuffing a midget (preferably British) into into a robot suit.
101
It’s All Robotese to Me
Kelvos Gisamte
Discretion may be the better part of valor but not always the better part of authors. Gisamte’s indiscretions will most likely be forgiven by readers when they find out how entertaining they are.
114
One Man’s Robot
Don McAllister
A year after this author bought a $29 model of R2D2-that cute stump from Star Wars with the fast-forward voice-he had it hooked up to his TRS-80 and responding to voice commands. You can do it, too, he says, and shows you how.
134
Spanning the Electronic Nation
Dennis Kitsz
Communication from sea to shining sea can be yours. All you need is a modem. Author Kitsz looks at three of them.

Tutorial

Page
Article
Author
Description
148
All About Sorts
Len Gorney
They’re more than just a shell game
170
New Words for BASIC
Alan Neibauer
Taming some foreign mots
182
Level II Utilities for the Model III
Kenneth J Bigelow
T-Bug and other variations
242
Going Pro
Nicolas Moss
Before you write software for someone else
312
Clear N
Nate Salsbury
A not-so-transparent way to save money
334
Bascal
Richard C. Metzler
Detractors of Basic beware

Utility

Page
Article
Author
Description
174
The Memory Expander
Tim Kenealy
Eliminating those wide open spaces.
186
Base Conversions
James Yowell Yelvinaton
Coping with the numbers jungle
228
Split and Splice
Stephen Mills
Text manipulation that’s a cut up
240
Throw Away
R. Gene Langston
Kill instructions, save memory
250
“On Error … Fix”
N C Richardson
A prescription for bombing bugs.
276
Serial Printing with EDTASM-Plus
Howard H. Cohen
You have to do it yourself
283
Patching Across
Richard Koch
Back door Scripsit.
317
Rename
David Busch
You enter the strings and thls program will pull them
333
Dateline 80
Richard A Press
The object of this program is Basic

Applications

Page
Article
Author
Description
190
Morse Resource-Part II
Allan S Joffe
More dit dah dah dit
252
Lifespan
Joseph Wailand
Be a literal life of the party
282
Equine Equation Evaluatlon
Raymond J. Herold
Playing the ponies without a computer may be a handicap
286
The Secret Ballot
David D Busch
Plug in the vote
290
Enhanced Word Processing
John F Rogers
Good news for Line Printer IV owners

Construction

Page
Article
Author
Description
218
The Wave Shaper
R. B. Shreve
Get a load of these curves
258
Width Control
Jim Barbarello
A little less character may be better for your line printers
298
Lowercase Done Right
John Burgan
A $59 mod for $16.13

Education

Page
Article
Author
Description
204
Alternate Course – Part II
Michael A Dullin
A method of writing your first program grounded in outer space
244
Math Derby
Michael A. Dulfin
College Bowl for furlongs
272
Teacher Mod
Madelelne Fish
Working with a classroom of computers
292
The Walls of Jericho
Chuck and Jo McNichols
A Sunday school class blows its horn
328
Analogies
Damon L. Spencer
With ail due respect to Miller

General

Page
Article
Author
Description
142
A Macroprocessor for Basic – Part III
J. Alan Olmstead
The first thing to remember about Basic is it doesn’t exist
300
The Magic Trick
Davld D Busch
Keyboard sleight of.hand
320
TRS-80 Cartoon Capers
Darren DeViglli
Freeing the Al Capp in your computer

Graphics

Page
Article
Author
Description
214
Picture This
Dan Keen and Dave Dischert
Proof that cartoons on your TRS-80 are not a looney idea.
258
Curve Plotter
Steven M. Zimmerman and Craig Stanley
It could make a draftsman jealous.
302
Title Graphics
Francis S. Kallnowski
Billboards for your programs

Reviews

Page
Article
Author
Description
188
Software Tools for the Craftsman
Maurice M Small
Renumbering, merge and append made easy.
180
Smart Terminal Software
Bill Everett
Make your computer an egghead without getting egg on your face
278
Snapp’s XBasic
Rick Ledennan
Loading cooperation into your Model II

Technique

Page
Article
Author
Description
154
Rotation
Bruce Yellin
Take a cube for a spin
220
High Speed Sorts
Richard R Robson
Computing in the fast lane.
226
Erudite Arrays
George Barnes
Matrices can learn from their peers.
322
Slice & Dice Basic
J Stewart Schneider
An answer to frustrating loads.

Departments

Page
Article
Author
Description
7
Remarks
Wayne Green
8
Education 80
Earl R. Savage
10
80 Input
22
Reviews
40
80 Applications
Dennis Kitsz
52
News
70
80 Accounting
Michael Tannenbaum
74
Kitchen Table Software
David Busch
76
Exclusive Oracle
Dennis Bathory Kitsz
80
The Assembly Line
William Barden, Jr.
90
New Products
68
News
344
Reload 80
349
80 Books
354
Index to Advertisers

80 Microcomputing – Volume 22 – October, 1981

Volume: # 22
Date: October 1981
Load-80: No
Pages: ?????

Table of Contents:

Contents

Page
Article
Author
Description
103
Artificial Intelligence – Technology and the Search For Self
Chris Brown
In the early 1950s, Lucy and Ethel found themselves working on a bon-bon production line and Alan Turing published “Computing Machinery and Intelligence.” The world hasn’t been the same since.
108
And Now Artificial Intelligence
Harold Nelson
There has always been someone to put humanity in its proper place, scientists like Copernicus, Darwin and Freud. Now we have roast mules, Animal, and SHRDLU.
114
Godel, Escher, Bach
Nancy Robertson
While the debate rages over whether or not machines can really think, a young computer scientist suggests man has jumped from the golden bough to be left swinging from a golden braid.
122
Mastermind-An Intelligent Program
Duane R. Hope
When this author got bored with solo play of this popular game, he decided to create a worthy opponent Inside his computer.
132
Simple Syllogisms
Rick Hoffman
If you’ve ever fantasized about having an intelligent computer, here’s a way to add some smarts to your little black box.

Applications

Page
Article
Author
Description
141
Program for the Handicapped
Stephen F. Nowak and Gary J. Muswick
A lot can be done with imagination and a little sweat
182
Hoops
William Cornwell
Throw your scorebook away.
220
Worldly Goods
John E. Fall
Keep track of those with which you are endowed.
272
Sunrise … Sunset
Harold K. Skramstad
Program your computer to time them
274
Fat City
David Busch
Keep tabs on your meat.
298
Catet – The Decision Maker
Victor T. Albino
Know all the alternatives before you act.
316
Firestream
George L. Gille
Next to Sparky, a TRS-80 could be a firefighter’s best friend.
338
Loan Sharp
Walter J. Athlns
How a user can avoid usurers
374
Listprog
Doug Riffel
For sticklers on neatness

Construction

Page
Article
Author
Description
196
Tape Regenerator
Cass R. Lewart
Avoiding the pain of bad loads
202
Real World Interface – Part I
Elliott K. Rand
The beginning of a beautiful friendship
234
Hard and Soft Printware
I. R. Sinclair
Zen helps you build an interface that won’t cost you an orn and a leg
242
Auto-Key
Mike Ghan
Input complex mathematical equations
310
That Annoying Twitch
Marshall E. Smith
Curing your tube and reliving aggravation.

Data Management

Page
Article
Author
Description
258
All About Program Files
A. J. Barnard Jr and A. David Barnard
Bettering the records in your data base.

Education

Page
Article
Author
Description
180
Alternate Course – Part III
Michael A. Duffin
Graphic POKEs

Game

Page
Article
Author
Description
302
Micro-Yahtzee
Mark E Johnson
Plug this popular game into your computer
320
Hang Person
Nathan Hilton
It even comes with moans
334
Star Colony
John Beringer
Explore and conquer

General

Page
Article
Author
Description
118
Artificial Intelligence at M.I.T.
G. Michael Vose
Trying to make the indefinite more definite
138
The Realm of Science Fiction
Nancy Robartson
Hal and Mike are not ordinary guys
146
Voice Synthesizer
Willard Hall
Taking the tedium out of phonemes
228
A Macroprocessor for Basic – Part IV
J. Alan Olmstead
To compile or not to compile, that is the question
264
Adventures in Modemland
Fred Blechman
Reach out and touch another microcomputer
285
Soft Charactees
Stephen D Moulton
32 lowercase characters for the price of 26
290
The Basic Difference
Fred Blechman
Model I and Model III don’t always talk the same language

Reviews

Page
Article
Author
Description
210
Profile
Bill O’Brien
Still the king of Radio Shack programs
249
Debug with GOTO
Roger L Pape
How to save data when your program bombs
252
DOSPLUS 3.3
James LaSalle
The only derious double-density DOS
296
Multi-Statement
Dan Keen and Dave Dischert
Rounding off the edges once you master Basic
350
Formatted Screen Input
F. Christian Byrnes
Entering data with facility
354
Thoughts on For … Next
Richard Amyx
Deep nesting can be for the birds

Utility

Page
Article
Author
Description
288
Crossdos
Jack Means
CP/M text editing and transfer problem solve
156
Emterm
Jeffrey A Mills
Make your TRS-80 an intelligent terminal
306
Building Bridges
Wayne L .Mueller
Combine your software for what must be done
312
Through-Boot
Alan D. Smith
Make it easier to start-up in TRSDOS
326
A Tale of Two Drivers
John T. Blair
Patches for TRSDOS and EDTASM
340
Full Error
Harry annd Ken Keairns
How to get more than half a message
344
Modifying EDTASM/Plus
Arne Rohde
Take the disadvantage out of this Microsoft program
358
Datafix
A. J. Barnard Jr and A. David Barnard
Tiptoeing across your keypad
360
Weak Link
Steeven Denholtz
Working on the NEWDOS chain command
364
Memory Window
Warren Merkey
Look at any K byte of keyboard
370
CopyIt
Ron Balewski
Shorthand data entry

Departments

Page
Article
Author
Description
7
Remarks
Wayne Green
10
80 Input
26
Reviews
42
The Assembly Line
William Barden, Jr.
50
Education 80
Earl R. Savage
52
80 Applications
Dennis Kitsz
65
80 Accountant
Michael Tannenbaum
68
News
88
Kitchen Table Software
David Busch
90
Exclusive Oracle
Dennis Bathory Kitsz
94
New Products
68
News
366
Reload 80
368
Calendar
386
Index to Advertisers

80 Microcomputing – Volume 23 – November, 1981

Volume: # 23
Date: November 1981
Load-80: No
Pages: 404

Table of Contents:

Contents

Page
Article
Author
Description
110
Computerization of the Workplace
Chris Brown
Despite the promises of true believers, the rebirth of the American workplace for the better has yet to arrive. In fact, things may have gotten worse
112
Digital Delivery
Bert Latamore
For a long time, friendly neighborhood postmen have been tempting morsels for the Fidos of this world, but soon man’s best friend may be confronted with a mailman that bytes back.
118
Paper Mountain
Theron Wierenga
No need for nuts, ropes, carabiners and crampons for traversing this peak – just a Model II and 64K of memory
144
Investment Property Analysis
Leslie E Sparks
Before the big bucks begin to roll in, investing in real estate can be a tedious frind, unless you make your computer your calculating partner.
176
The Ups and Downs of Graphs
Richard Foley
A picture is always worth a thousand numbers, even if it’s only a line drawing.
272
Users Groups
Michael Nadeau
Some grasroots data on groups that have taken root across the nation

Applications

Page
Article
Author
Description
220
The Pacemaker
David Tinis
If Henry Ford only had a computer …
348
Second Sourcing
David Tinis
14 wasy to seek another
392
Pocket Stats
Dr. Walter J Atkins, Jr.
Calculating from the hip

Business

Page
Article
Author
Description
138
The Tenant Tracker
George Kwascha
Guess no more on who paid his rent
160
The House Detective
John Cominio
End the hassle of pouring through house listings
190
Investment du Jour
C. Brian Honess
If finance is your cup of soup …
320
State of the Union
R M Reid, Jr.
Be a credit to yours

Education

Page
Article
Author
Description
274
Alternate Course – Part IV
Michael A. Duffin
Spoon-feeding number systems
306
Calling All Teachers
Roger Hedden
86 paperwork with these programs

General

Page
Article
Author
Description
184
A Fast Round-Up
Gordon McComb
Take a quick look at a herd of word processors
243
A macroprocessor for BASIC – Part IV
J. Alan Olmstead
More on ending digital babble
328
Colorful Maneuvers
James W. Wood
Two moves are better than one
384
Enhanced Again
Mark Goodwin
New commands, new pictures

Interface

Page
Article
Author
Description
164
A Driven Printer
Wayne Mueller
Routines for a spinwriter
208
The Real World Interface – Part II
Elliot K. Rand
More sophisticated flashing lights.
362
ROM Roll-Over
Geary Keich
Before you buy an interface, check out this 16K mod

Technique

Page
Article
Author
Description
204
In Praise of Outlines
Dennis Drew
Making it simple
250
Chain Command Implementation
Roger L. Pape
Don’t let running interfere with your red pencil

Tutorial

Page
Article
Author
Description
292
Customized Commands
Dale W Rupert
Put some muscle in Basic with these subroutines
300
In Command
Jerry Rutledge
How to remain cool in this mode
352
Keyboard Incantations
Allen V. Robnett
The ghost in your clavier

Utility

Page
Article
Author
Description
172
Scripsit – Sans Serif
Gary D Cochrell
Special print functions nice ‘n easy
284
Merge for Level II
William J. Dalesandry, Hr.
Memory occupied by more than one program.
314
Baudot LPRINT
Winford Rister
Inexpensive, but dudget your time well
333
Superlist
Morris Jones
Make readable listings with a single program
356
Purezzap
W. R. Stanley
This disk doctor makes house calls
360
Simplezap
David Safford
Sector I/O on TRSDOS
368
Newbug
Ken Marks, Jr.
Upgrade your T-Bug with these new commands
390
T-Bug III
Kevin Kleinfelter
When you get tired of waiting for Tandy …

Departments

Page
Article
Author
Description
6
Remarks
Wayne Green
8
80 Input
24
Reviews
46
Education 80
Earl R. Savage
50
The Assembly Line
William Barden, Jr.
61
Kitchen Table Software
David Busch
64
80 Accountant
Michael Tannenbaum
68
News
78
80 Applications
Dennis Kitsz
98
New Products
394
Reload 80
403
Index to Advertisers

80 Microcomputing – Volume 24 – December, 1981

Volume: # 24
Date: December 1981
Load-80: No
Pages: 420

Table of Contents:

Contents

Page
Article
Author
Description
100
A Runner’s Logbook
G. Michael Vose
Even though you’re running for fun, keeping track of your feats can be a chore. Save some cerebral sweat by letting your running partner, the TRS-80, manage your stats.
108
The Philatelist’s Friend
Richard W. Castor
If stamp collecting and computing are your hobbies, author Castor will show you how to tie the two toghether.
181
Buyer’s Guide to Peripherals and Micro Electronics
80 Micro Staff
If your will power is less than the French Resistance when a new gadget dangles before your eyes, consult this guide and succumb to temptation economically.
128
The 80 Limited
Bert Latamore
It may not be the Atcheson, Topeka and Santa Fe but for HO train buffs, the Hudson, Delaware and Ohio is king of the road.
116
The House Plant Index
John Chipman
Your green thumb with be greener if you plant this program in your computer.

Applications

Page
Article
Author
Description
134
COINS
Robert James Lloyd
Coin colelctors, take inventory
140
Sharp Marketing
Walter J Atkins, Jr
Take your pocket to market.
172
Shopper’s Aid
R. C. Maninger
Fighting rocketing food costs.
302
A Gold-Plated 80
George W. Martin
Tarnish off your contacts.
310
City Accessibility Calculator
James M. Todd
End debates over where to meet.
314
Analytic Inventory Management
John Harper
Take aim at inventory problems
374
The Logger
Russ Kelly
The Paul Bunyon of orfanizers.
386
Sheer Lunacy
Alan Harris
Tune into the moon’s phases, past and present.

Construction

Page
Article
Author
Description
192
Real World Interface – Part III
Elliot K Rand
Close Shades, turn on lights
312
Another Noise Maker
Gary Enb
Disturb your peace with your Model I

Data Management

Page
Article
Author
Description
278
80 Black Book
Dave McGlumphy
Finding ROM addreses fast
398
Get Organized
Stuart L. Lesley
Combat disorder with your computer.

Education

Page
Article
Author
Description
154
The Chess Tutor
Robert J. Dowd
Check this mating of chess openings and computer
220
Specific Heat
John Getchko
A TRS-80 goes to physics class

Game

Page
Article
Author
Description
176
Capture the Computer
Jeffrey O. Fisher
Free the box on the tube.
226
Golf Tee Solitaire
Tay Ratke
New twist to an old game
252
Rammer
M. Keller
Blast the enemy fleet, fast!
290
Writers of a Lost Art
Victor T. Albino
How to write adventure programs.
296
Color Concentration
Charles T. Wyre
Playing with colored squares
346
The Magic Cube
David York
Rubok’s cube on your tube

General

Page
Article
Author
Description
142
Let’s Get Rude
Richard Ramelia
Program your TRS-80 to talk tough
206
A Macroprocessor for Basic – Part V
J Alan Olmstead
End the speaking in tongues
248
USR Usery
David H Freese, Hr.
When you want more from your 80
304
The Freebie
John C Adams, Jr.
Identify some free space in your RAM
306
NEWDOS/80
Ken Jackman
A new look at a new DOS
348
The Sargon Saver – Part II
Thomas L Qundry
Preserve your chess games for posterity.
358
The Ins and Outs of EDIT
William L Schrader
Praise of NEWDOS/80
362
POKE A, Color Computer
Richard Esposito
Playing with SAM
384
Lenny’s Story
David D Busch
A tale with a moral.

Hardware

Page
Article
Author
Description
268
IBM Joins Tandy
W. R. Stanley
Mr. Selectric mett Mr. 80
320
80 Cruise Control
Ken Waltjen
No lighter by the clock works

Reviews

Page
Article
Author
Description
146
Home Study Assembly Language
Richard C. McGarvey
Acquire a powerful second tongue
160
The Congivox
Richard C. McGarvey
A Chatty Cathy it ain’t
168
The Soul of a New Machine
Chris Brown
Tracy Kidder’s book reviewed

Tutorial

Page
Article
Author
Description
230
Pocket Full of Chips
Dav M. Dolan
Some programs for the pocket computer.
324
The Conversion
Robert Woeger
Lean to speak assembly
368
Queue Theory
Alan Neibaure
A computer stands in line
380
FOR my NEXT trick …
Alexander MacLean
The poop on this loop

Utility

Page
Article
Author
Description
222
Print Spooler
Roger B Gault
For slowpoke printers
236
The Dumpster
Richard L Faber
A screen dump for the Model II
238
Mergers
Robert James Lloyd
When 16K is not enough
242
The Sentry
Jim Rastin
A key debounce program
260
Ready — for the Model II?
Jim J Barbarello
A program for the uninitiated
262
The Death Wish
Alan D Smith
keeping MACH/BAS from fulfilling it
280
Dexterous Data Entry
Bob Shuken
Better micro menus
326
The Floppy Fixer
James A Beebe
Look anywhere, do anything to your disks
356
Cheater’s Poker
Richard Davies
PEEKing and POKEing machine language subroutines.
390
More Write Stuff
Lynard Barnes
A word processor called TWTWRT

Departments

Page
Article
Author
Description
6
Remarks
Wayne Green
12
80 Input
30
News
36
Education 80
Earl R Savage
38
80 Accounting
Michael Tannenbaum
42
Kitchen Table Software
David Busch
44
Exclusive Oracle
Dennis Bathory Kitsz
51
Soft Bits
Roger Fuller
54
80 Applications
Dennis Kitsz
68
Reviews
68
News
88
New Products
400
Reload 80
396
Calendar
419
Reader Service

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