ARES leadership would like us all to become as digitally ready as possible.
The first two below I would like everyone to download and be ready to configure asap.
PC only http://www.winlink.org/content/winlink_book_knowledge there are underscores between the last 3 words
You may need to install Netframework follow the instructions if they appear.
Get RMS express installed and get an account
2- Fldigi at http://www.w1hkj.com/download.html
Download the following:
Fldigi/flarq: for your OS
Rig Cat XML for your radio-right click your mouse and save it to the desktop
Flmsg for your OS
Flrig for your OS
This is free digital software for doing RTTY/PSK etc
You may need a Signalink($100) to make this work on any older HF rigs and almost all VHF rigs.
Yes it will work fine from and HT or mobile VHF rig
Download this to a PC only use the latest release and easy to configure for internet use. We will get to the radio to radio use later. But first send a message thru the web-just ask for a reply once you are all set up.Type your paragraph here.
Atlanta ARES members with D-STAR capabilities
Atlanta ARES members with Winlink capabilities
Atlanta ARES members with FlDigi capabilities on HF or VHF