Australia Astronomy – IRC Chat

This service is dedicated to Australian Astronomers, please pass the word around.

Service provided courtesy of Bert Candusio of Macedon Ranges Observtory.

  1. Download the mIRC Client here (1.11 MB).

  2. Install the software then run mIRC.

  3. Close this windows.

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  4. Click on the “Add” button.

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  5. Enter in these details: Description, IRC Server, Port(s). Then click “Add”

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  6. Enter in your details: Full Name, Email Address, Nickname, Alternative then click on “OK”.

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  7. Click on the lighting bolt icon to connect to the IRC server.

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  8. Close off this window. It pops up by default.

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  9. Type /list in the status window. This will pop up the IRC Server’s chat channels.

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  10. Double click on the channel you wish to join. The number along side the channel indicates how many users have joined the channel.

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  11. Start chatting!

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