VE7VIC-10 RMS Packet Winlink Station on the air

4 Feb

Great  news!  WARA now has a packet Winklink station operational, thanks to Chris VE7ALB and Al VE7BEU.  The description is:Packet Station

  • VE7VIC-10
  • 145.690 MHz
  • Triangle Mountain, 850 feet ASL
  • Kantronics controller
  • Radio: ICOM IC-229H
  • Primary and secondary Internet feeds
  • Hydro backup – UPS on 1200 A Hr batteries, 75 kW Diesel Generator with 2200 litres fuel
  • System built by Christopher VE7ALB
  • Sponsored by Westcoast Amateur Radio Association
  • Status: Open to “ALL”