P223.2: Data Practice


To step beyond just setting up a Winlink system. Send, receive, look up, and check on several Winlink email messages. Understand the full lifecycle of messages we deliver.

Format: 45 minute hands-on exercise

A tabletop exercise, 45 minutes at E-COMM Media Room or location suitable to reach Winlink gateway.

Bring your own computer and radio if you can.

  1. Starting up primary software
  2. Checking logs
  3. Entering and sending messages
  4. Hopping channels
  5. Connecting P2P
  6. Standing-down protocol

Prepare at home

  1. Check your Winlink account works
  2. Check your Winlink software is current (Winlink updates can trip you up)

Respecting and supporting each other

We behave in a manner which shows respect to each other, the organizers and the public. We remember how we represent a community fortunate to have the support of the broader community.

We conduct ourselves in a manner so that no person at the venue, through social media online or otherwise shall be offended, hurt, discouraged, or hindered in any way from participating to the best of their ability. We help everyone enjoy the atmosphere of fun, challenge, spirited competition and mutual support.

We reprimand any person breaching this code of conduct.

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