[aprssig] Internet to APRS email
mwrobertson at comcast.net
Mon Apr 9 19:11:34 CDT 2007
Thanks, I know about WinLink, or of it, and after browseing around on
the WinLink page, I would prefer the small one liner APRS/EMAIL we had..
A lot less confusing, no software, and a lot less configurations! :-) I
am sure WinLink is doing a great job for folks who have taken the time
to set it all up..
John Habbinga wrote:
> APRSLink will let you check your email via APRS. In my city the APRS
> Internet Gateway is located in a central high location. So using
> APRSLink to retrieve short messages works well since the user doesn't
> normally have to go through any digipeaters.
> If you are using Winlink, then put WLNK-1 into your comment or status
> beacon. When an email arrives for you, then you will be sent an APRS
> message. You can then check your Winlink email using Airmail,
> Outpost, or some other packet radio client.
>> The subject came up by a couple of friends as to the possibility of
>> revisiting the capability of APRS traveler's friends reaching them
>> via an email, directed to a special moderated clearing address...
>> This was in place several years ago, with a few moderators, my being
>> one of them, but it suddenly disappeared, the plug was pulled..
>> I would be willing to volunteer again to be one of the moderators if
>> this isn't against some rules and someone can see a way to reactivate
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