The HF gateway is now running Vara 4.0. Please make sure you’ve updated your Vara HF modem to the new 4.0 version that is available for install today. More info is available here:

The last 30 days of Winlink have been busy…

Finally getting a chance to go through the logs on the Winlink Gateways and looks to have been a very busy last 30 days with 549 messages passing thru the gateways! 13 unique VHF users PACKETMessages to CMS: 109Messages from CMS: 168   131 unique HF users 30MMessages to CMS: 31Messages from CMS: 42 40MMessages […]

Move to ABQ Success!

Well, we’ve relocated to Albuquerque in the middle of a pandemic. I’ll be updating digital info here shortly as I’ve just brought up a VHF RMS Gateway out here on short notice based on needs. Its available via the SCREST digipeater on 145.01. The gateway also hosts the following: Full service BBS (ARRL Bulletins, Earth […]

2018 Saint Louis Metro ARES Field Day

Powering Field Day An interesting idea floated at Field Day 2017 was the start of the power solution for St. Louis Metro Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES). What if we used a volunteer’s car to power our radios? The suggestion from Norm Guittar, Master Tinkerer and husband to Dolores Guittar, KD0CIV, was a novel idea. […]