NTS, NTSD and RADIO-EMAIL

UPDATED DOCUMENTS, SEP 8, 2012

Additional files and diagrams of interest are listed below the MPG6 files.

 

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UPDATED MPG CHAPTER 6. 1

MPG CHAPTER 6 - NTSD AND RADIO-EMAIL. 1

NTSD STATION OPERATION PROCEDURES. 1

NTSD MBO BATCH FILE IMPORT/EXPORT GUIDANCE without images. 1

NTSD MBO BATCH FILE IMPORT/EXPORT GUIDANCE with Screen Shot Images. 1

WL2K TACTICAL ADDRESS GUIDANCE (Paclink Clients) 2

BATCH FILE & PLAIN TEXT GUIDANCE. 2

ADDITIONAL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS. 2

ARES, NTS, NTSD LAYERS. 2

WL2K SYSTEM OVERVIEW & AIRMAIL TELNET SETUP. 2

BASIC TRAFFIC HANDLING - VOICE. 2

BASIC TRAFFIC HANDLING - CW... 2

RF Footprints of Various Transmission Modes. 2

ARRL Lab 9600b Tests and TNCs. 2

DIAGRAMS. 2

Figure 1: WL2K CMS SERVER SYSTEM... 2

Figure 2: WL2K LOCAL PACKET DOMAIN.. 3

Figure 3: NTSD MBO SYSTEM... 4

Figure 4: NTS MANUAL NET SYSTEM... 5

Figure 5: NTS MAP. 6

 

UPDATED MPG CHAPTER 6

ARRL PSCM, APPENDIX B

MPG CHAPTER 6 - NTSD AND RADIO-EMAIL

UPDATED DOCUMENTS, MAY 2012

These MPG6 documents are updates to the ARRL PSCM, App. B, MPG, Chapter 6. This update is only for Chapter 6 of the MPG, NTSD-Digital. The other Chapters of the MPG relating to NTS guidelines are still posted and in force. ARES, NTS and NTSD operations are augmented, not replaced, by adding the Radio-email capability to our ARES, NTS and NTSD operations. See the MPG Table of Contents:

http://www.arrl.org/table-of-contents-nts-methods-and-practices-guidelines

 

LINK

NEW MPG6 and SUPPORTING GUIDANCE

 

MPG6

MPG CHAPTER 6 - NTSD AND RADIO-EMAIL

V12 Updates to the MPG Chapter 6

MPG6A1

NTSD STATION OPERATION PROCEDURES

From the original MPG Chapter 6, updated.

MPG6A2

NTSD MBO BATCH FILE IMPORT/EXPORT GUIDANCE
without images

Using Batch Files with the Winlink Classic MBO, text only version

MPG6A3

NTSD MBO BATCH FILE IMPORT/EXPORT GUIDANCE
with Screen Shot Images

Using Batch Files with the Winlink Classic MBO with screen images.

MPG6A4

ARRL NATIONAL WL2K TARGET STATION DATABASE GUIDANCE

ARRL secure and dynamic Target Station list via Radio-email. TBD.

The NTS Winlink Committee is currently holding Target Station registrations.

MPG6A6

WL2K TACTICAL ADDRESS GUIDANCE (Paclink Clients)

Suggested format for 3 to 12 character WL2K Tactical Address accounts. Includes Section Listing Table.

MPG6A8

BATCH FILE & PLAIN TEXT GUIDANCE

Type 1, 2, 3, 4, Radio-email formatting. Radiogram formatting for NTSD Batch Files and Plain Text for NTS.

 

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ADDITIONAL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

 

LINK

TITLE

 

LAYERS

ARES, NTS, NTSD LAYERS

The addition of Radio-email layers to the Field Organization.

OVERVIEW

WL2K SYSTEM OVERVIEW & AIRMAIL TELNET SETUP

WL2K system components and installing and using AirMail on telnet.

BTH VOICE

BASIC TRAFFIC HANDLING - VOICE

Summary of MPG Radiogram formatting, voicing, and net operations, Precedences, HX_ codes, ARRL Numbered Radiograms.

BTH CW

BASIC TRAFFIC HANDLING - CW

Summary of MPG Radiogram formatting, sending, and net operations, Precedences, HX_ codes, Q-signals, ARRL Numbered Radiograms.

FOOTPRINTS

RF Footprints of Various Transmission Modes

Winlink Development Team, 2004

REPORT

ARRL Lab 9600b Tests and TNCs

ARRL Lab, 2005

 

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DIAGRAMS

Figure 1: WL2K CMS SERVER SYSTEM

Note that WL2K is now testing Tri-mode software for Gateways (May, 2012). See the winlink.org web site. RMS-Relay is now available for both RMS-Packet and RMS-HF (and may be available soon for RMS-WINMOR with Tri-mode. See winlink.org.)

 

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Figure 2: WL2K LOCAL PACKET DOMAIN

 

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Figure 3: NTSD MBO SYSTEM

 

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Figure 4: NTS MANUAL NET SYSTEM

 

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Figure 5: NTS MAP

Check with the NTS Area staff for updates and routing changes as needed for Canada, the Atlantic, and International traffic.

 

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Changes:

 

June 20, 2012

Added Layers document.