Kane county amateurs now have the capability to send email using a VHF radio under the Winlink protocol. KC ARES amateurs Robert, W9DSR, and Bill, NF9D, have installed a Winlink Express gateway (WX9CTA-10) and a packet Digipeater (KC9AES-7) at two locations in the county. This system should allow most amateurs in the county to connect…

The first Wednesday of every month we will be holding a digital mode practice net immediately following the regular Wednesday night net. We will experiment with various digital modes and help people get their equipment working. Everyone is welcome. We will begin in normal voice mode and then switch to digital.The digital portion of the…