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How to share an airport disc between PC and Mac

Update:10-11Source: network consolidation
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I am planning to buy a airport station and connect my existing USB hard disc for sharing the data wirelessly among my PC and Mac book.
My existing USB hard disc was partitioned into two parts to cater for different formats for PC and Mac book. One of the partition is used solely for Mac for backing up by time machine. The other is for sharing.
Please advise if this can function the same by connecting to the airport station for using wirelessly.

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My existing USB hard disc was partitioned into two parts to cater for different formats for PC and Mac book.
If one of the partitions is formatted for NTFS, the AirPort Base Station will NOT be able to read it or share it out to network clients. The AirPort works best with drives formatted for HPS+ and will share these drives out to Macs (using AFP) and PCs (using SMB).
One of the partition is used solely for Mac for backing up by time machine. The other is for sharing.
Unfortunately Apple does not support Time Machine backups to AirPort Disks (USB HDDs attached to the AirPort Extreme). ref: Time Machine doesn't back up to AirPort Disks