Packet Radio Resources


The Martin County Amateur Radio Association and Martin County ARES/RACES have adopted Winlink Express (formerly RMS Express) as the primary application for use with our Packet Radio resources.

This page is a central location for information about packet radio in general and about packet radio resources available in Southeast Florida.  



General Resources


What is Winlink?

Learning RMS Express - Part 1   Learning RMS Express - Part 2   Learning RMS Express - Part 3

How to Use Forms in RMS Express



Click on the following link to be redirected to the Winlink Downloads page:  downloads.winlink.org/User%20Programs

Clicking the link will display a list of several files available for download from Winlink.  There are two files of interest to the beginning Winlink user.  The first is a document titled [README_Software_Install_Instructions.txt].  Clicking on this file will cause it to be displayed in your web browser.  Once you have read the document, press the Back button on your browser to return to the file list.  The other file of interest contains the latest Winlink Express software.  This is the file beginning with Winlink_Express_install.  Click on the link to download the file into your computer for installation.

The following link displays a map showing the locations of active Winlink Radio Message Server (RMS) stations, selectable by transport type:   rmschannels

The following link displays a map containing both APRS stations and active Winlink RMS stations in real time:    aprs.fi


Local Resources


To download a document, click on the adjacent link


Installing Winlink Express   PDF


Winlink Email Primer   PDF


Southeast Florida Packet Resources


 Martin County Area Winlink Radio Message Servers (RMS)    
 Frequency  Baud    Transport
 Callsign   Operator  Grid Square  Location  Antenna
 145.730 MHz   1200 AX-25  WX4MC-10  MC ARES   EL97VD21   Martin County Bunker  320 FT
 145.730 MHz   1200 AX.25  WX4MC-11  MC ARES  EL97VE01  Martin County EOC  50 FT
 145.730 MHz   1200 AX.25  K4GMW-10  K4GMW  EL97VG11  Jensen Beach
 20 FT
 145.730 MHz   1200 AX.25  W4SPR-10  W4SPR  EL97UB87  Southwest Stuart  50 FT
 144.300 MHz
VARI  VARA-FM  W4SPR-10  W4SPR  EL97UB87  Southwest Stuart
 50 FT

  


 Palm Beach County Area Winlink Radio Message Servers (RMS)    
 Frequency  Baud   Transport
 Callsign   Operator  Grid Square  Location  Antenna
 145.030 MHz  1200     AX.25 WB4MOZ-10  PBPG   EL96VP29  Wellington  50 FT
 145.030 MHz  1200     AX.25 K4PKT-4  PBPG  EL96VT04  Palm Beach Gardens  320 FT
 145.630 MHz  9600     AX.25 K4PKT-4  PBPG  EL96VT04  Palm Beach Gardens
 320 FT



 Indian River County Area Winlink Radio Message Servers (RMS)    
 Frequency  Baud     Transport
 Callsign   Operator  Grid Square  Location  Antenna
 145.530 MHz  1200        AX.25
 KA1VRF-10  KA1VRF  EL97TN  Vero Beach
 50 FT
 144.910 MHz  1200        AX.25  K4WOF-10  K4WOF  EL96TS  Wabasso Beach  35 FT
 144.910 MHz
 1200 AX.25
 KM4KTN-10  KM4KTN  EL97SR  Vero Beach
 25 FT
 145.010 MHz
  VARIVARA-FM
 KG4ORQ-10 KG4ORQ EL97TN Vero Beach
 25 FT
 144.335 MHz
  VARI VARA-FM K4WOF-10 K4WOF EL97TS Wabasso Beach
 35 FT



 St. Lucie County Area Winlink Radio Message Servers (RMS)    
 Frequency  Baud   Transport
 Callsign   Operator  Grid Square  Location  Antenna
 145.530 MHz  1200     AX.25
 W4SLC-10  SLC ARES
 EL97SI55AX  St. Lucie County EOC
 50 FT
 144.330 MHz
 VARI VARA-FM W4SLC-10 SLC ARES
 EL97SI55AX St. Lucie County EOC
 50 FT



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