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[aprssig] Packet Node on 144.390 ?

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Tue Sep 12 20:59:27 UTC 2006


Bill, thanks.

Yes, I thought ARRL was endorsing it.
I don't use WInLINK or AIRMAIL, but what I like about it is that
any TNC and a dumb terminal can still log onto the packet nodes
and get email or messages in and our globally.  Though I will
admit I havent done this in a while.

Bob
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: wa7nwp at jnos.org [mailto:wa7nwp at jnos.org] 
> Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 4:04 PM
> To: bruninga at usna.edu; TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] Packet Node on 144.390 ?
> 
> >> ... Keep nodes where they belong, 145.01/03/05 etc.
> 
> On the air...
> 
> 
> >> With the advent of WinLink which offers far superior
> >> performance, and can be used on either HF or VHF
> >> and/or internet and email, effecitively and MUCH
> >> faster, why bother?
> >
> > I agree completely.  If one is going to have a "BBS",
> > Make it part of the WinLINK system so that it can
> > Do everything, not just ham packet mail.   Bob
> 
> 
> You got that backwards Bob.  Winlink Email is just a part of 
> what we can
> do with Packet and other Amateur Data modes...
> 
> And no - it doesn't offer far superior performance either.   
> So many urban
> legends about Winlink.
> 
> Bill - WA7NWP
> 
> 





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