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  • I used packet radio around 1997 before we had an internet connection at home. It was fun to discover and hop from node to node while listening to the data being transmitted through cb radio. It was really slow, but it could handle some small file transfers. Text communication worked best and it was even possible to encrypt the messages. I think the software I used was called graphic packet. Good times.

    Edit: Found a screenshot online. This is how graphic packet looked