CCN Beacon
Volume 1   Number 2           October  1998

         Welcome to issue 2! The post-Upgrade post-September new-for-October Beacon is now on the air none the worse for wear for all the dramatic changes wrought about it. Now the worst of the system shaking out is done with, sit back and enjoy! Your comments and feedback are welcome. Send them to the Editor, Andrew D. Wright  <> and please state whether the letter may be used in a future letters column.


Latest CCN News!
Last Updated: 18 November 1998


This Issue:

The User Reference Index:
Margaret C. Douma continues to solve the age-old CCN problem of useful information being available in the CCN Archives, but not being easy to find. Try looking for it here!

Feature Article:
"The Secret of CAP" Andrew D. Wright has discovered a giant secret! What do hundreds of millions of dollars in federal money have to do with you and how can you get in on the action? Find out here where it's coming from and why. A CCN Beacon Exclusive!

"Gone To Lunch" Beacon correspondents Norman De Forest and Joey Mitchell Comeau have seen who's home when the right web page wasn't and lived to tell the tale. Though come to think of it, they haven't been heard from in a while. Hmm....  See what they saw here.

CCN IP Haven:
Andrew D. Wright dishes the dirt on PPP access for IPs. Sssshh. There's news here so hot that you'll think you're reading tomorrow's paper. Plus some cool dodges for webslingers to use in the meantime while the dust settles.

Full Sail:
Guest columnists the CCN Userhelp Volunteers rip the lid off Pine to reveal how to set it up so it reads news too. All the secrets the pro's use to get full featured turbo performance are laid out for you step by step.

New columnist Mike Cormier highlights sites on Chebucto Community Net's French version, Réseau communautaire Chebucto. Explore a new world with him and see what is out there to be discovered.

Userhelp FAQ:
Andrew D. Wright answers three common post-upgrade questions from the files of CCN Userhelp.

Last Issue:
The July 1998 CCN Beacon. Volume 1   Number 1.


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Next Issue:

Don't Panic!

         We do it all again, right here. New articles and different ASCII characters, December 1st ! We explore tele-employment, IP-FTP, the mysteries of email and save the Earth from hostile alien invaders! (You think I'm joking? Nope!) Watch this space for more as it comes in.


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