RMS Express Links For Installation

The links are below are what you will need to get RMS installed.

Download RMS Express

http://www.winlink.org/

Click On RMSExpress
Link is toward the bottom of the page

Download ITSHFBC – Updates known Winlink stations in the RMS Express software
Run the install and take all default settings
ftp://anonymous@autoupdate.winlink.org/User%20Programs/itshfbc_120722.zip

How To Check Your Mail On The Web

http://www.winlink.org/

Click On My Account
Follow the Webmail Link
Direct Link:  http://www.winlink.org/webmail/webmail.php

When you send you very 1st message, the email account on Winlink server will be created.  You can recieve emails from by others on the internet with your new WinLink email which is yourcallsign@winlink.org.

Optional Software Downloads

http://www.pcacs.org/radio-operations/software-downloads/

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How to work the ISS on APRS Packet Radio

JoAnne Maenpaa K9JKM wrote this article on how to use the 145.825 MHz FM Packet Radio Digipeater on the International Space Station (ISS) http://www.ariss.org/uploads/1/9/6/8/19681527/k9jkm_2012_symposium_ver2.pdf

Mineo Wakita JE9PEL has produced an Easy Guide to UI-View32 and UISS http://www.ne.jp/asahi/hamradio/je9pel/ui32uiss.htm Continue reading

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Rotary Club Bike Ride 2014 – August 23, 2014

Clay County ARES will be supporting this event next weekend.  For more information please checkout out the website addresses below. For those that have volunteered I have sent an email out as of 08/13/2014 with the initial assignments.

Date: August 23, 2014

Start Location:
Hibernia Baptist Church
7100 Highway 17 South
Fleming Island, FL 32003

Website Address: http://www.rotarybikeride.com/
Bike Routes: http://192.185.169.35/~rotary1/images/PDF/RiderRoute.pdf

Directed And Tactical Net Procedures

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Tropical Storm Bertha – Minimal Local Impacts Expected

This update from the National Weather Service Office in Jacksonville.
Synopsis

As we head into the weekend, we wanted to reinforce that newly formed Tropical Storm Bertha is expected to remain offshore of the U.S. southeast coast this weekend through next week. There is high confidence in this forecast track, as evidence by the forecast model suite in the below graphic:
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Virtual Radar from a Digital TV Dongle

At this month's Clay County ARES Meeting, Andy Elwell (K4AMF) did an excellent job of demonstrating the Virtual Radar from a Digital TV Dongle.  This concept was published in the QST Magazine in January 2014.

At this month’s Clay County ARES Meeting, Andy Elwell (K4AMF) did an excellent job of demonstrating the Virtual Radar from a Digital TV Dongle. This concept was published in the QST Magazine in January 2014Thanks Andy, you did a great job!!!

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