Conversion from VB6 to VB.net

I had this in VB 6:

public type Data
     no1(49) as byte
     no2(49) as byte
end type

Then in the program I read bytes (byte by byte) from a file with this statement:

Get #1, , Data

This cause single bytes from a file to populate 'no1' and no2' alternating until
the file is read to the end.

I just cannot figure out how to do the same thing in vb.net, specifically vb2010.

I have tried this:

 Using fsSource As FileStream = New FileStream(pathSource, _
                                           FileMode.Open, FileAccess.Read)
                        Data.No1(i) = fsSource.ReadByte
                        Data.No2(i) = fsSource.ReadByte
                        increase += 1
 End Using

Any suggestions?  Thanks in advance
GCCalAsked:
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MlandaTCommented:
Use the VBFixedStringAttribute
Structure Person
    Public ID As Integer 
    Public MonthlySalary As Decimal 
    Public LastReviewDate As Long
    <VBFixedString(15)> Public FirstName As String
    <VBFixedString(15)> Public LastName As String
    <VBFixedString(15)> Public Title As String
    <VBFixedString(150)> Public ReviewComments As String 
End Structure

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And to read and write from files: http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/11271/Read-and-Write-Structures-to-Files-with-NET . The example is in C#, you can use http://converter.telerik.com/ to convert the C# to VB.NET

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GCCalAuthor Commented:
Fantastic guidance.....I can see how that will work.

Thanks for the quick response and assistance.
Mike TomlinsonHigh School Computer Science, Computer Applications, and Mathematics TeachersCommented:
Also follow all the various links at Declaring Variables for Random File Access.  They'll tell how you how to declare the structure and open the file so you can read in the "records"...

Overview: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa711474(v=vs.71).aspx
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