Hands On Training - Packet Messaging (HOT Packet)

This course may be offered in the future. Signups will be done using EventBrite, once posted.

The class will provide practical training for novice hams interested in Emergency Communications, frequently in support of CERT or Hospitals. Participants will learn how to:

1. Send and Receive Packet messages using the SCCo BBS Packet Messaging System

2. Know what BBS frequencies to use for their city

3. Send and Receive Packet (text) messages from a computer connected to a ham radio via a TNC (AX.25 protocol manager and 1200bps modem)

4. Know what software, radios and BBS's (frequencies) to use in sending and receiving Packet text messages