How to Send a RMS Express VHF Packet Message

How to send a peer to node (PTN) email such as via W5AUY-10 or AI6A-10 on 145.070 MHZ to an email address:
1. Select “Message”
2. Select “New Message”
3. Prepare the message as a WINLINK message, not as a peer to peer (PTP) message.
4. Use the email address of who you are sending to such as This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
5. Select “Post to OutBox”
6. Select "Open Session" as "Packet WL2K".
7. For "Connection Type" select "Direct".
8. Input the call sign of the node you are sending to such as W5AUY-10 or AI6A-10.
9. Click on "Start".

How to send a direct peer to peer (PTP) message to another local ham:
1. Select “Message”
2. Select “New Message”
3. Prepare the message as a Peer-to-Peer message, not as a Winlink message.
4. Use the ham call sign of who you are sending to such as W5AGM.
5. Select “Post to OutBox”
6. Select "Open Session" as "Packet P2P".
7. For "Connection Type" select "Direct".
8. Input the call sign of the local ham you are sending to such as W5AGM
9. Click on "Start".

How to send a PTP message to another local ham (digipeat) via W5AGM-10 or AI6A-10 on 145.070 MHz:
1. Prepare the message as a P2P message, not as a Winlink message.
2. Use the ham call sign of who you are sending to such as W5AGM.
3. After posting the message do "Open Session" as "Packet P2P".
4. For "Connection Type" select "Digipeat".
5. Input the call sign of the local ham you are sending to such as W5AGM
6. Input the via call sign of the ham that you will be digipeating through such as W5AUY-10 or AI6A-10 on 145.070 MHz.
6. Click on "Start".

How to send a PTN email message via a digipeater such as to AI6A on 145.070 MHZ via W5AGM-10 when Keith is not connected to the internet:
1. Prepare the message as a WINLINK message, not as a P2P message.
2. Use the call sign of who you want to send the message to such as AI6A, W5JLF, KG5BDT or W5AGM.
3. After posting the message do "Open Session" as "Packet P2P".
4. For "Connection Type" select "Digipeater".
5. Input the call sign of the station you want to reach such as AI6A.
6. Input the call sign of the station you are going via such as KF5AGM-10.
7. Click on "Start".

How to send a message to Tom Pegues (AD5DJ) using Keith’s W5AGM-10 system and call sign so that the next time Tom checks in (as Keith), your message will be automatically forwarded to him (Tom). This assumes that the internet is down and Keith or Tom has configured the W5AGM-10 system for Store and Forward.
1. Prepare your message as a WINLINK message, not as a PTP message.
2. Use the call sign of the person that you wanto to leage a message for. For this scenario that would be W5AGM (not W5AGM-10 since Tom is acting as Keith.
3. After posting your message do “Open Session” as “Packet WL2K”.
4. For “Connection Type” select “Direct”.
5. Input the call sign of the station you are sending your message to. In this case that would be W5AGM-10.
6. Set your radio to 145.070 MHz.
7. Click on “Start”.
8. When asked by the system, click on “Connect to this server”.
How to send an email message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. via W5AUY-10 digipeating through AI6A-10:
1. Prepare your message as a WINLINK message, not as a PTP message.
2. Use the email address of who you want to send the email message to, in this case This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
3. After posting your message do “Open Session” as “Packet WL2K”.
4. For “Connection Type” select “Digipeat”.
5. Input the call sign of the WINLINK node that will be processing your message, in this case W5AUY-10. Than input the WINLINK node that you will be digipeating through (the “via”), in this case AI6A-10.
6. Click on “Start”.

 

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