Packet Information

The following information is a reprint of information found in the July1997 W6LIE Communicator.

The following is a short list of stations that can be heard from EastBakersfield, on the frequencies shown. You can connect to them with a 5 wattradio. Your results will vary depending on your station location, height andgain of antenna. Those listed are only major users. By starting at one ofthese stations, you can connect to most places in California. Keep in mind thisis not a complete list of local stations but is a guide intended to get youstarted on your exploration of packet radio.

Frequency Call Type of Connect Alias
144.91 AB6CF-7 NODE LEBEC
144.91 AB6CF-4 BBS LEBEC
144.93 KC6KGE BBS .
146.580 W6RU-1 DX Packet Cluster DX (must use)
144.99 AA6GZ-1 NODE LEM
144.39 W6UR-3 APRS NODE BFLD
145.03 W6LI-4 NODE KRVARC
145.05 K6XR-1 NODE BFL
145.05 KV6LI-1 NODE/PBBS COOKS
144.91 W6LIE-1 BBS .
145.09 KB6C-1 NODE FRA
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ALIAS: A name used instead of call sign as a short cut to connect tosomeone. The TNC takes care of station identification.
BBS: Mailbox used to store messages addressed to a person or groupof persons or post information for everyone to read.
Node: A local TNC you can connect to to get a distant station.
TNC: An abbreviation for 'Terminal Node Controller' which is thedevice between the radio and terminal or computer.
For further reading on station set-up and operation, a goodbook is Your Packet Companion by Steve Ford, WB8IMY published by theARRL.
You may connect up to me, Richard KD6IMM, on 144.910 and 145.070. Please feel free to leave any information, corrections or ask for assistance onthis subject. I'll do my best to help you in any way I can. [For yourconvenience here is Richard's Email address: Richard Covey.]


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