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Re: SSB Winlink vs Sailmail

Just got back from passing the Technician exam. One to go, the General level exam which allows use of most all of the frequencies, including the frequencies used to access Winlink. My Airmail 3.4 version has the hf tab and is set up to do Ham bands. Actually, that's the choice in the drop-down window: Sailmail or HAM. I just need to figure out how to configure it and make it shake hands with the Winlink system. That, I guess, will have to wait until summer. It'll take a while to get my call sign in the mail from the FCC to enter into the program anyway. That audio card Winmore system is really interesting. Am definitely going to experiment with it as well. For simple emails, without pictures or attachments, the pokey baud rate is not too big an issue.

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