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ZL/VK Winlink Check-in’s 5th February

Well it was a slow week this week with only 2 checking, both from the big Continent that is on the opposite side of the world from us Down Under. Just some upside down humor. Some interesting times for me, I have mentioned in the past that I was training and it has gotten in […]

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ZL/VK 29th January Winlink Check-in’s

Well the last week of January, the year has started interesting for those of us down under. It’s great to see peoples setup and operating equipment. If you want to share your station, your activities how you use Winlink or adventures using Winlink drop it in your check-in email and we can share. N0UYN Ben […]

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ZL/VK Winlink Check-in 22/01/2021

Well the year has started well and there have been some interesting things and not so interesting things but that is for others to provide the news. I’m here to let you know that we have had only 3 check-ins this week, it’s still holiday time for some so we will get back into the […]

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ZL/VK Winlink Check-in’s 15th Jan 2021

Well another week, we have a new person checking, Martin N6QIR so at the moment some of his details are not there. As a new winlink user he is trying to get the handle of how it all works which is great. Martin info as supplied “I am new to Winlink and trying to learn […]

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ZL/VK Winlink Check-in 8/1/2020

Well a small week but with people away that is to be expected. Catch you all next week.

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ZL/VK Winlink Check-in 25/12/20 and 1/1/21

Well with some terrible issues with technology (Windows) seems I have sorted the problems out. Moved away from Winblows and we will see how this goes. Not sure exactly what the issue was but it seems if you leave Winlink express running on telnet and windows running constantly after a few months it seems to […]

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ZL/VK Winlink Check-in’s.

Well what a week this was. Plenty of traffic on Winlink but only 2 check-in’s. I have been asked by some, please don’t respond to all with long article’s or text and if you must remove the original text. There are some who rely on HF Winlink with slower protocols like ARDOP to actually communicate […]

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13th November 2020 – ZL/VK Winlink Check-in’s

Only a couple this week, Neil M0KNC is travelling and was able to get in portable. A Portable winlink connection on a SOTA activation attempt from Tony VK2VIC, SOTA Summit Saturday 14th Nov 2020 @ 0945hrs local. NSW Summit VK2/ST010 Mt Foxlow. Great to see some portable attempts around the place.

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6th November 2020 – ZL/VK Winlink Check-in’s

We had a bit of a quiet week, no one sent links or information on their setups especially portable stations for Winlink. It’s great news that the sunspots seem to be on the rise so the HF propagation will start getting better again. Great to see that people test their setups. I am in the […]

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##Tips for non hams sending email to winlink users##

Winlink is a wonderful tool used by Amateur Operators around the world to send and receive email, especially when there is no other form of contact possible due to remoteness or infrastructure failure in their local area. My last mesg sent out was a staggering “Bytes: 904” of 194 words, 1034 characters and this is […]