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The BBC and Master Computer Public Domain Library


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Links to Other BBC Sites

Links Checked/Fixed/Updated 10/05/2021


8BS Magazines on line
Matt Robinson's on line 8BS magazine project. Conversions of the original 8BS magazine for the web. Although they are now on the 8BS website here

Association of Acorn User Groups

Acorn Electron
The Acorn Electron Haven maintained by Dave Edwards

Acorn Gaming Pages
Gareth Moore. Gareth used to run GLM PD

Acorn User Scans
Dave Edwards has scanned The Acorn User magazines and made them available on DVD

Andrew Benham's Pages

Angus Duggan's Page
Angus Duggan's page. Containing, amongst other things, a plan for an Eprom programmer.

APDL Archimedes Public Domain

BBC Connect
Brian Jones's Front end for BBC Emulators

BBC Games Site
Crispin Boylan. Crispin is trying to gather together a full collection of info

BBC Mailing List
To join the BBC mailing list visit here

BBC Pages
Ian Reid

BBC Basic for Windows programmers

BBC Basic at mdfs.net On various platforms by Jonathan Harston

BBC Basic.co.uk
BBC BASIC Programming Language (where you can download versions of BBC BASIC for Windows, MS-DOS, Z80-based CP/M, Amstrad CPC, Tatung Enstein, RISC OS (Brandy BASIC), Brandy BASIC for NetBSD/OpenBSD/FreeBSD/Linux/AmigaOS/Mac OS X/ MS-DOS/WinCE

BBC Micro Games Archive
The place to go for any BBC Micro Game. Download or play on line

Michael Foot

Maintained by Ian Wolstenholme

Beebdroid the Android BBC emulator

Classic Acorn
Maintained by Richard Hall

Cowsarenotpurple.com (Master 512)
A website from Yellow Pig. Very good for the Master 512 in particular. There is also a disc image manipulator here called 'Beeb Image'

Deskthority Wiki
Info about keyboards and switches

A site with new BBC Computer software

Edmund Burke's Basic Tutorial

Educational Software Archive Flax Cottage
A large collection of well documented and regularly updated educational downloads

Electron User Group

Ian Bell's Elite pages

Jonathan G Harston

John Kortink
A website with some interesting hardware available. GoMMC. ReTuLa and much more

Jon Welch's DFS and ADFS Explorer
PC software for manipulating disc images.

JS Beeb
JSBeeb. On line Javascript BBC emulator by Matt Godbolt. Load and run your own disc images or those from The Stairway To Hell


Master Compact Emulator

Music 5000

Olivetti Prodest PC128S (Italian Master Compact). Proteus075 websites 1 2. Another website.

Web-site of leisure ideas and creations for people with Severe Learning Disabilities, including a BBC Micro used to help people speak, roll dice, and pick numbers.

Paul Granjon's Z Lab
Has some BBC related stuff.

R T Russell
BBC Pages, Including BBC Basic Tutorial and BBC Basic 86 Manual.



Signetics 2650
An interesting page where Voltmace gear is examined

Sprow's BBC Pages

Stairway to Hell

Stardot Forum
A lively and busy Beeb forum, well worth a visit

System 1
An excellent site describing the System 1 by Mike Cowlishaw

Telcontar, an entertaining website by Daniel Beardsmore with this BBC page

The National Museum Of Computing
Has one of the best collections of fully-working 8-bit machines anywhere in the world.
A classroom of BBC Micros and also examples of everything that Acorn ever made: Phoebe, BBC ARM development kit, Domesday laser discs etc.
Most material also digitised including all BEEBUGs and RISC User in searchable form

Thomas Harte's Electron Emulation
Thomas Hart's Electron Emulation site

Tim's Amstrad Users Site
Contains some BBC Basic downloads

US Master 128 website
Robbie Harrison


Year 2000 Fixes
Sprow's M128 Y2K Fix
Andrew Benham's Y2K Fix
Mark Bush's free ROM Fix

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