Topics

SnoVARC Weekly Winlink Check-In Procedure


W7ABD
 

SnoVARC Weekly Winlink Check-In Procedure

 

1) Check-In every Thursday, except for the 1st Thursday of the Month. Please send your message by 19:50 each week.

 

2) Connect to a Winlink CMS server, by one of the following methods:

1) Telnet (Does not need a radio)

2) VHF/UHF FM  - (Vara, HF, Ardop, FM, Winmore (depreciated))

3) HF  -  (Vara HF, Ardop, Winmore (depreciated))

 

3) Compose your message to the club with the following information:

1) Your Callsign

2) Your Name

3) Your Location

4) The Winlink method used to send message (Telnet, VHF. UHF, HF, Vara FM, Vara HF)

 

4) Send your message to: KE7GFZ

 

 

W7ABD will collect and sort all the received messages, then present the findings during the weekly 20:00 Member Check-in.

 

 

 

Tools:

 

Winlink Program: RMS Express (aka Winlink Express) - Main Winlink Program

https://www.winlink.org/WinlinkExpress

 

Vara Program: Vara FM and Vara HF - Additional Client Program (recommended)

https://rosmodem.wordpress.com/

 

Itshfbc - VOACAP HF Propagation Forecast Program

http://www.greg-hand.com/versions/itshfbc_180417a.exe

 

 

 

(Ardop, winmore and telnet are built-in to the RMS Express program)