KF4BZT Echolink Node # 44189 146.745 KF4JMM Repeater
KC3MN Echolink Node # 17794 53.43 / 448.825 N3EVW Repeater
Welcome to the wonderful world of Echolink. First of all I want to thank Dennis WA6QKN for giving our Echolink system a home on his 147.390 repeater, but do to limitations in the system we had to move it to the 146.745 machine. I would like to thank William for letting us put it on his machine. I want to thank Jim WB2REM for his work and support on the ULI board. He has made this part of the hobby easier and more fun. You can visit Jim's site by clicking here. Also I want to thank Greg KC3MN for his help, patience, and support in helping me set up the Echolink system and the eQSO gateway. Feel free to visit Greg's site by clicking here. The system is in constant upgrade to be made better. Thanks guys.
The Echolink system gives amateur radio operators a way to communicate with other amateurs any where in the world over the internet using Voice Over IP. The Echolink system will allow licensed amateurs to talk on different repeater system as well as one one. To see a current list of user, repeaters, and linking stations visit the Echolink Active Node site. To download the latest software you need to visit the Echolink download page.
The way the Echolink systems on the user end of the link works is, the software is configured to allow the user to connect with other stations as well as repeaters over an internet environment. The user can either use a mike on the computer, or if near an Echolink node station, the user can access the system by utilizing DTMF tones. Different DTMF tones can be set up to do different things.
On the Echolink node side, the sysop controls how the software and hardware are configured to give the best quality audio to its users. The node operator has different options on how the link is constructed. We will go over the hardware and keying circuits later in the pages above. The Echolink system while in sysop mode can operate using either the WB2REM interface, the VA3TO interface, the G3VFP interface, or the Rig Blaster interface. These are just a few that will work just fine.