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[aprssig] WinLink Stations on 144.39

Jim Duncan jdbandman at earthlink.net
Thu Feb 3 04:04:54 UTC 2005


I only noticed THREE stations listing 144.39. Is it possible that these 
are simply typing errors when the operator INTENDED to put in 144.93???



A.J. Farmer (AJ3U) wrote:

> I got a very quick reply from Steve, K4CJX.  He assured me that operation of
> Winlink TelPac stations should not be happening on 144.39.  He's going to
> put out a reminder on the Winlink reflector to make sure that people know
> not to operate on 144.39.  If you are aware of a Winlink TelPac node
> operating in your area on 144.39, he asked that you notify him so that he
> can address it directly with the node operator.
> 
> 73!
> 
> A.J. Farmer, AJ3U
> http://www.aj3u.com
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: A.J. Farmer (AJ3U) [mailto:ajfarmer at spenet.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2005 10:09 PM
> To: 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] WinLink Stations on 144.39
> 
> I just sent a friendly e-mail to K4CJX about this.  He is listed as a
> primary contact on the Winlink website.  Hopefully he can help steer Winlink
> users away from setting up on 144.39.
> 
> On a related note, it sure would be handy to have Winlink node objects
> available on APRS just like what is being done for IRLP and Echolink nodes.
> I believe this was discussed a while back.  I also mentioned this in my
> e-mail to K4CJX for what it is worth.
> 
> Imagine arriving in a new area and seeing local IRLP, Echolink, and Winlink
> node objects on your APRS map.  Now that is useful!!
> 
> A.J. Farmer, AJ3U
> http://www.aj3u.com
>  
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
> On Behalf Of A.J. Farmer (AJ3U)
> Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2005 9:47 PM
> To: 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
> Subject: [aprssig] WinLink Stations on 144.39
> 
> I made a disurbing discovery today.  There are 15 registered WinLink nodes
> operating on 144.39:
> 
> http://www.winlink.org/status/TelpacEx.aspx
> 
> I found this out by accident when searching for a local node and found one
> registered on 144.39!!
> 
> A.J. Farmer, AJ3U
> http://www.aj3u.com
> 
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