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Re: [wsjtgroup] Re: Test of the K5N Private Packet Network...

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  • Lance Collister, W7GJ
    Do you have the capability to send a TELNET message? If so, it would be very easy for you to post on the ON4KST page: telnet://www.on4kst.info:23000 GL and VY
    Message 1 of 6 , May 5, 2012
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      Do you have the capability to send a TELNET message? If so, it would be very easy
      for you to post on the ON4KST page:

      telnet://www.on4kst.info:23000

      GL and VY 73, Lance



      On 5/5/2012 6:00 PM, Marshall-K5QE wrote:
      >
      >
      > Hello everyone....Below is what I said in my first post. I still mean that.
      > Clearly, when we are at DL88, we will not have any idea what client you are using,
      > so use what works for you.
      >
      > I want to point out that many(most?) VHFers know very little about the HF packet
      > cluster network. It exists and it helps HFers find other stations. That was all I
      > knew until a month or so ago. I have watched the HF packet network for some time
      > and I have never seen a 2M spot....and only rarely a 6M spot. I wanted to provide
      > a simple way for people that do not know anything about the packet network system
      > to get on our private packet network while we are in DL88. The most important
      > thing is KISS.
      >
      > N1MM is widely in use by a lot of folks, so for them, they don't have do download
      > and install anything. Just configure the K5N private packet network and start
      > using it. We will be using N1MM for logging while we are in DL88, so the Packet
      > Client is there for "free" for us. It works FB and it is simple to use. The setup
      > is not hard, but like any software, you do have to get it right. By testing now,
      > we will let people try the private packet network out and get a bit of a feel for
      > what is going on. There is no magic here, but we HAD to have something that did
      > not pass huge amounts of data for every post. NOW, if someone would like to donate
      > about $2000 for our data budget, I will go back and use PingJockey or ON4KST.
      > Please send your check right along.....
      >
      > I hope that I have not "thrown a monkey wrench" into the works here. I want
      > everyone that is interested to have a chance to test things out....rather than
      > tearing their hair out on the first or second day of operations. If you can get
      > things to work using some other software, great. I will see you tonight and Sun.....
      >
      > 73 Marshall K5QE
      > k5qe@...
      >
      >
      > On 5/5/2012 11:22 AM, Marshall-K5QE wrote:
      >> If you know and prefer a different client, that is FB with me, but I can't help
      >> you with the setup.
      >
      >
      >


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