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Re: Terminal Emulators



Hyperterminal comes with both 95 and 98 and will probably
do what you need unless I missed something in your post.

Richard W5SXD

Clive Wallis wrote:

> Some time ago I recall that we had a discussion about these.  I have
> recently had an enquiry from some one who needs a terminal program to
> run under Windows 95/8. At the time two programs were suggested
> EASYCOMM and ICOMTR.
>
> I have tried to find EASYCOMM, but the URL which was suggested ie.
> www.shareware.com, doesn't work.  Searching the web has come up with
> a lot of references, but no software!  There are a lot of references
> to WISP, but I can't find the actual program.  Is it incorporated inside WISP?
>
> I've downloaded ICOMTR, but that appears to need an ICOM receiver to
> be attached to the port before it will work.
>
> What I need is something which will display the ASCII characters on a
> serial line with a minimal hardware configuration, ie. just RXD & GND
> connected to the port.  Must work with Win98.
>
> The TERMINAL program in Win3.1 works OK, but isn't included in Win98
> (not sure about Win95)
>
> At the time of the original discussion someone also suggested writing
> a simple program in QBASIC, but this appears to have been dropped in
> Win98.  Does VISUAL BASIC contain suitable commands for easy access
> to the COM port? Or do I need Visual C?
>
> Any help will be much appreciated.
>
> --
> 73
>
> Clive    G3CWV
>
>          Hitchin, North Hertfordshire, UK.
>
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