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The Alternate Source Magazine
– Volume 1, Number 1

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 1 No 1 / Issue 1

Date: 1980

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 3.9M

Pages: 28

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

2
BOOTSTRAP
3
HELP FOR THE SINGLE DRIVE OWNER
5
MAKE DATA
A way to merge your Machine Language and BASIC programs!
8
FROM THE SOURCE’S MOUTH
11
EMBED MACHINE LANGUAGE IN BASIC
by Dennis Bathory Kitsz
12
CURSOR CONTROL
17
DOCUMENT
18
BYTE PACKER
by C. W. Simpson
23
HANGMAN
26
LAST MINUTE ODDS & ENDS
27
IN THE BUFFER .. .

Regular Features:

4
Software Review
PORK BARREL
24
Software Review
VTOS
7
Bulletin Board
10
Letters


The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 1, Number 2

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 1 No 2 / Issue 2

Date: 1980

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 10.9M

Pages: 40

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

3
No Frills
by Dan Yerke
Tape Display Program.
8
Soundex
by Roxton Baker
A TRS-80 Sound Utility
7
ESF Review
by Roger Fuller
A report on the stringy floppy
19
B17 Review
by Dan Poorman
22
Diskmap
by Larry Sylvia
25
Patchwork
by Chuck
27
Going for Broke
by Allan Moluf
Disabling the BREAK Key
29
Errata
31
Ramstuff
by Allan Moluf
TRS-80 RAM Locations

Regular Features:

2
Editorial RAMbling
by Charley Butler
14
Letters
15
Bulletin Board
26
Survey
30
From the Source’s Mouth
by Joni M. Kosloski
38
Odds & Ends
39
In the Buffer

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 1, Number 3

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 1 No 3 / Issue 3

Date: 1980

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 5.0M

Pages: 44

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

3
HANDS OFF
by Dennis Bathory Kitsz
6
REAL B.S.
7
AN ALTERNATE VIDEO DISPLAY
by Robert M. Richardson
Storing Video Display Frames in Memory for Later Recall.
11
80-AIDS
14
WHEN YOU TURN IT ON
by Dennis Bathory Kitsz
Power-Up Routines of the TRS-80, Part 1
20
MYSTERY PROGRAM
by Charley Butler
25
MICRODOS REVIEW
by William Perry
31
TWODISK
by Roxton Baker
36
WHAT’S WHERE THE VARPTR POINTS
by Bill Brown

Regular Features:

2
Editorial Rambling
by Charley Butler
22
Survey
28
Bulletin Board
35
From the Source’s Mouth
Joni M. Kosloski
43
Odds & Ends

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 1, Number 4

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 1 No 4 / Issue 4

Date: 1980

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 5.3M

Pages: 52

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

3
Power Up
10
In-Memory Sorting using GSF
15
Killer
24
Teach Your TRS-80 To Talk
26
Bit Wits
31
Computing Elapsed Time
33
Superzap Patches
34
Direct Statement in File
38
Menu Power
40
BOOT/SYS Who Explained
41
VARPTR
39
Lineset

Regular Features:

2
Editorial RAMbling
29
Bulletin Board
32
Survey
36
From the Source’s Mouth
51
Odds & Ends

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 1, Number 5

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 1 No 5 / Issue 5

Date: 1980

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 10.4M

Pages: 72

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

3
Let Your Fingers Do The …
by Dennis Bathory Kitsz
The Keyboard Scan of the TRS-80
12
Entry
By Jason K. Potter
A Test Analysis and Grading Program
24
Bit Kickin’ with Jesse Bob

28
Out of Sorts??
By Thomas Frederick
31
Penram
by Roxton Baker
A Scrolling Ram Editor
52
NEWDOS-80 Review
by Al Domuret
An Appraisal

Regular Features:

2
Editorial RAMbling
by Charley Butler
50
From the Source’s Mouth
by Joni M. Kosloski

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 1, Number 6

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 1 No 6 / Issue 6

Date: 1980

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 8.0M

Pages: 64

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

3
Through the Ins and Outs of Tape
by Dennis Bathory Kitsz
Everything you ever wanted to know about tape I/O – but didn’t know who to ask? Pay close attention and see if you can identify the five oddball I/O routiens that follow.
15
Another Way to Install Machine Language
by Jesse Bob Overholt, Proprietor
The boys at the Circle J tell about “The Phantom Line Trick.” Technique is illustrated with a hexadecimal-decimal conversion program.
20
DIRBASIC
by Bruce G. Hansen
A reliable assembly language routine to allow access to directories without leaving BASIC.
33
Making Your Machine Language Programs Relocatable
by Jack Decker
Your programs will now protect themselves, respect other already loaded programs, and load into the higest available memory.
45
VTOS 4.0 Review
by Al Domuret
An in-depth and honest report on the most controvercial DOS to date.
53
Undocumented Z-80 Opcodes
by Daniel R. Lunsford
A complete list of the undocumented opcodes executed by the Zilog Z-80 microprocessor.
57
Floating Point USR
by Mark T. Langley-Cook
Floating point variables can be transferred between machine language and BASIC. This tutorial points out two methods.
60
Speeding Up a Sequential Search
by Joni M. Kosloski
Decrease your processing time by up to 30%. This tutorial tells and explains how.

Regular Features:

2
Editorial RAMbling
by Charley Butler
39
From the Source’s Mouth
by Joni M. Kosloski
41
Bit Kickin’

55
Contest


The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 2, Number 1

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 2 No 1 / Issue 7

Date: 1981

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 9.3M

Pages: 76

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

3
In Popular Decorator Colors
Dennis Bathory Kitsz is the proud new owner of a Radio Shack
Color Computer .. and he thinks it’s worth shouting about!
16
The TRS-80 Pocket Computer
by by Richard C. Vanderburgh
Key features and limitations from a programmer’s point of view, plus a word bagels game!
22
What’s New About The Model III
by Jack Decker
From keyboard input to video display to ROM routines, this article takes an in-depth look at the Model III.
34
Bit Kickin’ With Jesse Bob
by Jesse Bob Overholt
Jesse Bob Overholt answers the latest batch of technical questions.
39
Prime Numbers
by Byron Drachman
Prime numbers may be the topic of discussion, but this article is actually a fantastic tutorial on data packing and assembly language programming!
57
by Dennis Bathory Kitsz.
Return to Sender – Addressee Unknown
On the virtues of relocatable code.
72
Hinch
by Jim Resh
Hexadecimal INspect and CHange·· a mixed language software development tool.

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 2, Number 2

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 2 No 2 / Issue 8

Date: 1981

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 6.9M

Pages: 72

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

3
SO WHAT GOOD IS AN INTERRUPT?
by Dennis Bathory Kitsz
Lock the door, unplug the TV and take the phone off the hook – you’re about to be officially ‘interrupted!
17
DOUBLER DBLDOS DOUBLE-ZAP
by Al Domuret
Double your data, Double your fun. A jam-packed article on a jam-packed subject.
32
PRIME NUMBERS – PART TWO
by Byron Drachman
Byron wraps up his super article on converting Basic to Assembly Language. All listings included this time!
47
BIT KICKIN’ WITH JESSE BOB
by Jesse Bob Overholt
Jesse Bob and his Wranglers continue their never-ending advice from the Circle J. Meet good neighbor Gomer Koole in this issue!
51
BASIC STATISTICS
by Bruce Douglass
What’s Jimmy the Greek got that we ain’t got? Just read this article and you’ll be narrowing the gap.
63
ALL YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT VTCOMM
by Leslie Mikesell
Step right up, VTOS folks! Leslie Mikesell reveals all!

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 2, Number 3

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 2 No 3 / Issue 9

Date: 1981

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 12M

Pages: 68

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

2
RELOCATE BASIC
by Jim Resh
12
BIT KICKIN’ WITH JESSE BOB
by Jesse Bob Overholt
16
COMMENTS TO SUPPLEMENT THE NEWDOS/80 REVIEW
by Al Domuret
18
NEWDOS/80 UTILITY ENHANCEMENTS
by Garry Gale
20
CORRELATION ANALYSIS WITH VISICALC
by Jason Potter
30
LPRINT YOUR SCREEN FROM BASIC
by Michael Henderson
32
SOME DISK CONSIDERATIONS
by John Brule
43
ZERO BASE YOUR DOS
by Richard Vanderburgh
46
SHELL METZNER IN Z-80
by Edward Jelf
52
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS ON MODEL III
by Jack Decker
54
BASIC STATISTICS II
by Bruce Douglass
62
INKEY SUBROUTINE FOR BUSINESS
by Bill Sias
64
A TRS-232 PRINTER DRIVER
by Dan L. Robinson

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 2, Number 4

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 2 No 4 / Issue 10

Date: 1981

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 9.4M

Pages: 68

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

2
Editorial RAMbling
by Joni M. Kosloski
It’s been awhile since the last issue, and this column explains the ‘problem’.
3
When Kicking It Won’t Help
by Dennis Bathory Kitsz
Take two aspirins, drink plenty of water, get some sleep, and read this article in the morning.
16
Letters

The mail brings many surprises each day, and criticisms, and corrections, and congratulations, and …
22
ACCEL vs. BASCOM vs. ZBASIC
by Bruce Douglass
This valuable review may be Just the prescription for speeding up those sluggish programs!
33
Bit Kickin’ With Jesse Bob
by Jesse Bob Overholt
This month Jesse Bob and his wranglers have news reunrding write-protect tabs, NEWDOS/80 & TRSDOS 2.3 incompatibility, and double density.
37
EDTASM JAR
by Jim Resh
Micro contest! Free subscription to the first person who can tell what JAR stands for!
50
From The Source’s Mouth
by Joni M. Kosloski
TAS attended the computer faire in New York; here’s all the details.
52
LXREF
by Peter A. Lev
Anyone who rigorously practices structured programming techniques probably won’t need this program.
61
Basic Statistics, Part Three
by Bruce Douglass
This just isn’t your AVERAGE article on statistics — and we MEAN it!

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 2, Number 5

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 2 No 5 / Issue 11

Date: 1981

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 13.4M

Pages: 84

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

3
A Manual for Radio Shack’s Editor/Assembler
by Dennis Bathory Kitsz
Demystify your Editor/Assembler! This is the first of a series of articles which will form a supplementtuy manual detailing the operation of the package; includes examples and explanations.
19
SUPERCOP
by Dan L. Robinson
SUPERCOP is a super utility! Designed to copy any type of file from disk to tape or from tape to disk. Includes twelve displays showing how various rues are stored on diskette!
46
ELECTRIC PENCIL ZAPS
by Al Domuret
Two frustrating limitations are zapped away! Now your PENCIL will pause at the beginning of a new page, and the space bar will now ASSURE a pause at the start of the next printed line.
50
One Step Load & Execute
by James A. Resh
Learn to use TBUG the smart way! Write auto-executable machine language modules with more than one origin. One step loads all!
54
MUMATH, A Review
by Bruce Douglass
An overview of the package, How to save functions to disk, Control Variable Summary. Sample Programs, and a MUMATH text editor! Lots of good stuff.
66
Bit Kickin’ with Jesse Bob
by Jesse Bob Overholt
Jesse Bob gives us the latest scoop on the RND( X) function, discusses the brand new Doubler II from Percom, and reveals info about the Model III disk controller.
70
Basic Statistics, Part Four
by Bruce Douglass
The fourth article in this series provides information. program and example of Two Way Analysis of Variance (TANOVA).
79
Structured BASIC Translator
by Robert J. Newton
A review and commentary of A com’s package. Provides fixes to allow text editing under TRSDOS Disk BASIC. NEWDOS/8O Disk BASIC, EDAS or Apparat’s version of Editor/Assembler.

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 2, Number 6

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 2 No 6 / Issue 12

Date: 1981

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 10.5M

Pages: 76

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

2
Bootstrap
by Charley Butler
3
A Manual For Radio Shack’s Editor Assembler
by Dennis Bathory Kitsz
Dennis continues to unravel mysteries of machine language programming using EDTASM. This is part two of a three part series.
24
Reconstructing Model III TRSDOS Directory Entries
by Charley Butler
Model I and Model III directories aren’t THAT different, but there are enough differences to set your mind wondering. Explanations herein.
35
Bit Kickin’ With Jesse Bob
by Jesse Bob Overholt
The old phantom error probler, JKLing with your MX-80, and simulating the Model III ROUTE command are JB’s subject matter this month.
39
Keyboard Input Buffer Routine
by Jack Decker
Jack is envious of the type-ahead ahead feature on various other conftgurations, and manages (almost) to implement it on his Level II system.
46
Files, Anyone?
by Fred Faulkner
Fred (and Natasha) provide us with a look at sequential file types for both TRSDOS and NEWDOS/80.
58
BASIC Statistics, Part Five
by Bruce Douglass
Correlation and Linear Regression are the subject of this month’s column.
65
Universal Print Formatter
by Clarence A. Felong
Does there exist one print format program that will handle all of your printing needs? Look and see.

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 3, Number 1

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 3 No 1 / Issue 13

Date: 1982

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 12.2M

Pages: 76

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

3
A Manual for Radio Shack’s Editor/Assembler
by Dennis Baltory Kitsz
The third (and final) part of our introductory tutorial on machine language.
23
Auto Remarking Your BASIC
by Steven Kovitz
Auto Assistance for your inexpensive, built-in text editor.
28
Making Tracks
by Roxton Baker
From the Kwajalein island of Roi-Namur, Roxton Baker provides additional support for his popular TRAKCESS program.
50
Missing Patch

Installing this modification for making Superzap work on the Model III should be a Snapp!
52
Basic Statistics, Part Six
by Bruce Douglass.
This is the final installment for the current series. Multiple Linear Regression is covered.
59
Improved Ampersand Function
by Jack Decker
Special techniques for interfacing with RAM vectors. Errata is also included for Jack Decker’s article last issue.
64
Spelling Check
by Allan J. Domuret
A comparative review of the most popular spelling checkers on the market today.

Regular Features:

31
TASkmaster
by Ken and Toby Salzman
32
Letters
43
Assembly Language Subroutine Library
by Craig Lindley
An introduction to the library.
47
Bit Kickin’ with Jesse Bob
by Jesse Bob Overholt
74
From the Source’s Mouth
by Charley Butler

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 3, Number 2

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 3 No 2 / Issue 14

Date: 1982

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 13.6M

Pages: 76

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In This Issue:

3
The EDTASM/INTASM Connection
by Jim Resh
Is the world ready for yet another editor/ assembler format? Jim says yes, as long as they can talk to one another.
18
ZAPHELPER
by Steven Kovitz
This is a nice, handy routine! Can’t rattle off ASCII/hex conversions as fast as you need to? Don’t worry about it. Use Zaphelper.
25
Full Screen Editor
by Jason Potter
A full screen editor routine, plus other tips and techniques that could prove to be very useful in your own programming projects.
33
Faster Cassette Data Files
by Jack Decker
For Level II folk or for archival purposes. A very interesting technique to limit your cassette I/O time.
49
An Improved Method of Packing Machine Code
by Bruce Douglass
Bruce has an improved method of doing many things, it seems. Here the old “Pac-man” shows his stuff.
53
CopySP
by William Quick
Been a few people screaming for Model III articles. Here is the first of a number of good ones.
65
The BASIC Differences
by Jack Decker
The Level II BASIC interpreter difference, that is. Jack comments on the differences between the Models I and III.

Regular Features:

42
Bit Kickin’ with Jesse Bob
by Jesse Bob Overholt
45
Assembly Language Subroutine Library
by Craig Lindley
72
TASkmaster
by Ken and Toby Salzman
74
From the Source’s Mouth
by Charley Butler

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 3, Number 3

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 3 No 3 / Issue 15

Date: 1982

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 12.8M

Pages: 108

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

2
BOOTSTRAP
3
A Monophonic Music Compiler
by Dennis Bathory Kitsz
A music compiler called QUAVER. Does the TRS-80 march to the beat of a different drummper? Listen to this!
41
Combining Fortran with BASIC
by Nat Wells
Here’s how to make your BASIC program call up and use your favorite FORTRAN subroutines.
41
Bit Kickin’ With Jesse Bob
by Jesse Bob Overholt
This month JBO and his wranglers tackle some perplexing problems with ROM routines and other things.
58
Pass BASIC Variables to USR
Jim Resh
Anybody can pass one variable t a USR call, but Jim can show you how.
77
FORTRAN CALLable Routines
William Premerlani
Graphics and random number functions in FORTRAN are not impossible. William Premerlani shows you how to write assembler routines that your FORTRAN program can CALL.
86
Assembly Language Library # 3
by Clockwork Software
This issue, Clockwork Software provides you with two hex character input routines.

Regular Features:

92
TASkmaster
by Ken and Toby Salzman
94
Letters
107
From the Source’s Mouth
by Charley Butler

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 3, Number 4

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 3 No 4 / Issue 16

Date: 1982

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 19.4

Pages: 132

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

2
Bootstrap
3
Command Sequence Program
by Craig Lindley
Craig provides us with an editor and utility to make DO files more powerful.
63
Bit Kickin’ With Jesse Bob
by Jesse Bob Overholt
This issue JBO shows how to make subroutines (and CALLs) relocatable. plugging BASIC vectors and Speeding up Model III disk I/O routines.
69
From The Source’s Mouth
70
More Memory for Fortran Programs
by William Premerlani
William Premerlani is back, this time with some expert advice for getting the max amount of memory from your Fortran Compiler.
75
TRS-80 ROM Routines Documented, Part One
by Jack Decker
A serialized summary of information about I/III ROMs.
91
Assembly Language Library #4
This issue, Clockwork Software provides insight on Decimal Input Routines.
96
Telecommunications and the TRS-80
by Gordon Williams. CompuNet SYSOP
Gordon gives us the rundown of an exciting new series.

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 3, Number 5

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 3 No 5 / Issue 17

Date: 1982

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 14.8MB/td>

Pages: 164

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

3
C-ALL
by Michael Schultze
Michael Schultze has wrttten a monitor for tracing, disassembling and breakpointing – entirely in Z-80!
85
ROM Routines, Part 2
by Jack Decker
Part 2 of Jack Decker’s ROM tutorial covers the Arithmetic Routines.
98
Bit Kickin’ with Jesse Bob
by Jesse Bob Overholt
Jesse Bob and his Wranglers provide us with the current batch of questions and answers, problems and solutions.
103
TelCom 2
by Gordon Williams
Gordon Williams supplies an overview of Modem 80, DDS, TDS, and DFT as well as the Bullet-80 network of bulletin boards.
134
Assembly Language Library #5
by Craig Lindley
Craig Lindley covers hex to ASCII conversion routines in this issue’s column.
139
From the Source’s Mouth
by Charley Butler
This column contains information that will be of interest to author’s submitting articles or programs for distribution.
142
Decipher
by Dan Robinson
Dan Robinson supplies us with a program to back up protected diskettes, as insurance against damage to the original.
146
DOSPLUS 3.4 Notes and Transfer Program
by Roxton Baker
Roxton Baker patches DOSPLUS to fix a couple of quirks, and offers a transfer program which will read the directories of all your old disks and permits file copying.
150
A Faster Sorting Technique
by Byron Drachman
Byron Drachman has a really unique idea, and it really works! Drastically reduce your sorting time using this new technique.
155
Random Access Files
by Robert Jacobs
Robert Jacobs helps us take full advantage of the availability of random access file structures with his general TRSOOS fielding routine.

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 3, Number 6

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 3 No 6 / Issue 18

Date: 1982

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: 20.6M

Pages: 164

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Table of Contents

In This Issue:

2
Bootstrap
3
TRS-80 ROM Routines Commented – Part Three
by Jack Decker
This issue Jack deals with Strings and String-Handling Routines in the ROM.
15
The New PENRAM
by R. Baker
Extensive patches to this top-quality public domain program.
36
DIF for the Compleat Idiot
by Jason Potter
Jason shows us how to get maximum use of Soft Sector Marketing’s fine program – by interfacing it with VisiCalc!
45
Bit Kickin’ With Jesse Bob
Jesse Bob and his Wranglers bring you a special addition to the regular column – a listing of all the error codes, their meanings and what causes them!
54
Enhancing Series I Tape EDTASM – Model III
by Larry Cunningham
Anybody in the market for a good Model III EDTASM? Here it is!
87
Count To A Million Contest Results
After all these years …
90
Telecommunications and the TRS-80: Telcom 3
by Gordon Williams
A wrapup of comparisons and a couple of nifty programs to make online sessions easier.
127
Assembly Language Library # 6
by Clockwork Software
“Operator Input Command Processing.” How’s that for a buzzword?
131
From the Source’s Mouth
Wherein we discuss the Max-80, publication schedules and the importance of documentation.
132
Mailbag
Probably a regular new column. New stuff you might want to know about.
133
Pascal Patches
by Jonathan Yarden
… another show-off kid. Just wait ’till you see what he’s got up and coming.
150
The Computer Revolution – Who are the Beneficiaries?
153
Program for the Blind/Visually Handicapped
by Norman Hills and Byron Drachman
158
Overview: The Max-80
by Steven Kovitz
Either this is the buy we’ve been waiting for or the biggest con since World Power Systems!

The Alternate Source Magazine – Volume 3, Number 6

Issue Information:

Name: The Alternate Source Magazine

Issue: Vol 4 No 1 / Issue 19

Date: 1984

Publisher: The Alternate Source Publications

Size: ????M

Pages: 128

TOSEC: ????


Table of Contents

In This Issue:

1
Bootstrap
2
Bits and Pieces
by Paul Snivley
Everything you ever wanted to know about Model I doubler’s but didn’t know who to ask.
13
Radio Shack’s Model 4P
by Jesse Bob Overholt
Looking under the hood.
19
Swap Your Drives in Software
by Jack Decker
A utility for use with NEWDOS/80 Version 2
24
Model III Disk I/O Utility Program
by Craig Lindley
A ZAP utility for TRSDOS 1.3
47
Lazywriter Index Sort
by Dennis Allen
Support for Alpha-Bit Comm’s great word processor
51
Making Software Compatible
by Dennis Mike Schulze
Help for when software must run with more than one DOS
85
Newtron
by Jim Resh
A better BASIC debugger.