Winlink FAQ's, Tips & Tricks

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Winlink Frequently Asked Questions, plus Tips and Tricks:

More FAQ's:

  • Finding VHF and UHF Winlink Packet Gateways near You:
    • Inside Winlink Express: click 'Channel Selection' inside the Session Window;
    • Outside Winlink Express:
      • the web site Winlink.org, click on 'Tools', you get a Live Map; click "Packet" at the top-left;
  • Sending a Position Report from Winlink Express, with or without an attached GPS:
    • In Winlink Express, click on "Settings", then "GPS / Position Reports..."
  • Choosing which New Messages to download (especially if you're expecting a Flood of Messages!):
  • Obtaining a "Read Receipt" from your Recipient(s);
  • Adding a Tactical Callsign to your Winlink Email Address;