Passing ARRL Field Day messages the easy way with packet radio

Here is a video of a Virginia amateur radio group passing field day bonus point messages off site using packet radio.

The need for 9600 bps AX.25

Where AX.25 fits into the ARS digital landscape

Despite its age AX.25 can compete with the slick newer digital technologies. Let’s see where packet fits into the digital landscape.

APRS AT Golden Packet 2016 NoVA Report

Using modest gear, station #6 of the Appalachian Trail Golden Packet exercise confirms 9600 bps works well for passing packets north and south.

Packet Radio Reprise?

Throwback AEA PK-88 Terminal Node Controller used for packet radio Field Day NTS messages.

Is packet radio enjoying a revival? The continuing availability of traditional gear plus a surprising list of brand new TNC equipment suggests it may.

Kentucky Packet Network

KYPN - "Packet Radio never died, it just evolved"

Hear ye o wielders of the electro-magnetic magic, the chronicles of KYPN doth transcribe packet radio that serveth thine brethren yet toucheth the Internet not.

APRS AT Golden Packet 2015 NoVA Report

The Appalachian Trail Golden Packet station six on Hawksbill mountain in the Byrd's Nest #2 shelter.

Station #6 of the ATGP using modest gear and within a comfortable shelter.

KX4O 1B-Battery VA Field Day 2015

The 20m AHVD and 40m small loop antennas during KX4O 1B VA field day.

Despite a weak battery and few contacts, our 1B-Battery effort verifies a 40m small-loop and packet-radio NTS messaging using quick deploy antennas.

Confirming Radio Mobile in the AT Golden Packet Attempt

Radio Mobile is a program to help determine radio link details between two stations. The upcoming Appalachian Golden Packet Attempt offers an excellent opportunity to verify the results of the Radio Mobile application.