• Winlink

    From Avon@21:1/101 to All on Thursday, July 11, 2019 13:16:22
    Anyone about that uses / has played with this software?

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  • From Ian McLaughlin@21:1/133 to Avon on Thursday, July 11, 2019 07:21:40
    On 11 Jul 2019, Avon said the following...

    Anyone about that uses / has played with this software?

    We have a node at our club station, and several members are quite active
    using it. Unfortunately, I know nothing about it other than feeding it an IP address :)

    Ian

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  • From Vk3jed@21:1/109 to Avon on Friday, July 12, 2019 19:52:00
    On 07-11-19 13:16, Avon wrote to All <=-

    Anyone about that uses / has played with this software?

    Winlink is the system. There's several different Winlink mail packages. I use Winlink Express (formerly RMS Express) to access Winlink mail. I have used it over radio in the past, but am currently using telnet to access my Winlink email.

    Winlink works quite well. I've used the WINMOR modem/protocol successfully on links up to 4000km, but it's most reliable on the lower frequencies (40/80m) over the distances I want to achieve (100-400km). There was a naturalist field trip that I did when I was studying in 2012. The trip involved a week at a nature reserve in far western NSW, halfway between Wentworth and Broken Hill. Through Winlink, I was the only one who had reliable email (via Melbourne on 40m, 600-700 km away). Mobile coverage was nonexistent, and they only enable wifi intermittently.

    Quite a few of the other students and even the teachers were impressed by my demonstration of modern HF data technology, then traditional HF voice from a remote location.


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  • From lu9dce@21:5/101 to Avon on Friday, July 12, 2019 08:53:12
    look at the bbs bpq32 supports winlink

    is a mail system only for amateur radio

    the problem with this system
    is that an administrator has to register you especially to put a server

    and it happens to make privative the use

    The other disadvantage of this system is that the bbs have a private shipping system that does the same

    like mystic you can send a message to everyone, to a special or private group

    if inside any bbs you put sp lu9dce I get the message only to me

    as if it were a winlink email

    I do not see much sense in that system

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  • From Vk3jed@21:1/109 to lu9dce on Saturday, July 13, 2019 09:21:00
    On 07-12-19 08:53, lu9dce wrote to Avon <=-

    if inside any bbs you put sp lu9dce I get the message only to me

    as if it were a winlink email

    I do not see much sense in that system

    The difference is you can send an email to me on Winlink from an ordinary Internet account (with a special tag in the subject line). AFAIK, you can't do that on a standard packet system. So I was literally able to send an email back home over HF from Winlink (which appears as a @winlink.org address).


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