A Winlink Gateway is an amateur
station which enables a ham radio user to send and receive emails,
using a email address such as MyCall@winlink.org.
A table of packet
If you are new to using
Winlink, here is Winlink made
If you have questions concerning AirMail, Winlink, or
Paclink, look at
List of packet nodes in eastern
northern Idaho, and eastern Oregon, along with thoughts on Packet Node Etiquitte.
of W7GBU-10, Winlink use and functions
in the Spokane
Diagram of WR7VHF-10 and how it fits in
with the Spokane are packet network.
of how to access and use the Winlink Gateway
N7YRT is an
Emcomm RMS (Radio Message Server) Pactor Station near Valley,
Washington. Operating frequencies (Center) are 3589 (P1,
P2, P3), 7076.9 (P1, P2), 7101.2 (P3), 10141.2 (P1, P2, P3)
Here is a table of the differences between the three
main "user" programs
(both free) for Winlink 2000: AirMail,
Paclink, and RMS Express
Here is a assortment of message forms and
procedures for processing radiograms and messages
A Standard Operating Procedure for
Eastern Washington ARES/RACES stations, when beginning an Operation
using digital messaging.
A new Station Log for digital
of a new concept for managing multiple Digital Messaging Stations
during an ARES event or callout --- "Digital
Read about the importance of requesting a Receipt Confirmation
The Winlink website provides maps of all presently active VHF/UHF
RMS Packet stations
and HF RMS Pactor and
This is a link to see the latest reported position
of some Winlink users
It is important that the content of emails sent or received by radio
through the Winlink system comply with FCC
rules (in particular, 97.111, 97.113, 97.115).
WA7RF is experimenting with
a Hub to tie Pactor, WINMOR, WL2K, Packet, etc together. See how it you can access his station here.
Helpful Tips for accessing Winlink Gateway Stations:
1. Access the station without using a node, if possible.
2. If using a node, set MAXFRAME to a value of 1 or 2.
revised February 20, 2013 by K7BFL