Terrald reported: >Ken...I did the _eightBits and 32767 and HANDSHAKE stuff....should have >changed some of that before....however, did not make the change...I can hear >from both computers that they are connecting to the modem and the Receive >app. Does show the connect rate but does not seem to be getting data. > >I did look at the zTerm stuff but maybe I need to try it again to see if >the send app is working....could you give me that address for it again >please. Sure: http://homepage.mac.com/dalverson/zterm/ One question I forgot to ask is, where is your data supposed to go on the receiving end? As your receiving application currently is constructed, the data is simply printed to a window-- I see no provision to save it as a file on the receiving end. Also, exactly where are you seeing the connect rate? Is this is in a terminal window you have created? Or do you have an external modem with an LED display? Whatever you do, on the receiving app keep: OPEN "C",_modemPort,57600,_noParity,_oneStopBit,_eightBits,32767 Unless the receiving modem was made prior to the early 1980s (or is owned by the Associated Press which is notorious for its obsolete equipment) it won't be using _sevenBits. I can't really offer a suggestion on buffer size in OPEN "C" since 32K would fill and entire EDIT FIELD. You may have to experiment with smaller buffers on both ends. Rather than sending a lengthy document, why not try to get this working with just one word, "Hello" being the classic choice using the smallest buffers on both sides. I guarantee that when you see that word, "Hello", on the receiving end, you will be enveloped with a warm fuzzy feeling. Since you appear to be printing to the local window, I'm beginning to wonder if you need to turn on local echo on the receiving modem. Normally this would be used only to return characters typed from the local keyboard back to the terminal window so it's probably not a valid idea, but a this point we begin to explore all options. (The modem command for local echo is ATE1 (ATtention Echo _true). You are very close to the solution since you have both aural and visual feedback that the modems have successfully negotiated the connection. If you see no data in the ZTerm window, the problem will probably be in the transmitting app. (BTW, be sure to specify a download folder in the ZTerm preferences.) I detect a tone of frustration in your posts similar to when you were working out your STR# challenges. Do not give up now, you are on the verge of a break-through and will soon to become the FB^3 "modem meister!" Ken p.s. When you get the ZTerm package, send Dave Alverson an e-mail with your code explaining your problem. He codes in C, but I would venture to guess that he can provide some hints to help point you in the right direction. Plus, I hear he's a nice guy.