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Although I have a real WY30 teminal, I wanted to use a terminal emulation on my PC to communicate with the NorthStar.

Teraterm works well, BUT it does not support non DEC terminals of the kind old CP/M programs want to see.

Doing some research, commercial terminal emulators for the PC exist but are expensive. In the end I settled for using Kermit - now open source.

As is, it boots up into its own command processor, adding the following lines to the end of K95CUSTOM.INI makes it start as a terminal for the NorthStar. Change com1 to the com port you intend to use on your PC.

set line com1
set carrier-watch off
set speed 9600
set terminal type wy30

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