Category Archives: National Traffic System (NTS)

Updated Airmail System.NTSD.ini file

I just got an update from WB2FTX with some changes to the Airmail System.NTSD.ini file.  I’ve posted the latest version on the Airmail NTS ini file page.

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Brass Pounders’ League

Last December I was handling a lot of traffic on the National Traffic System nets.  I was the liaison between Virginia and 4RN, between 4RN and EAN, and was filling in on an open TCC slot.  Come to think of … Continue reading

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2011 NTS Summary

A recent discussion on the Radiogram listserv got me wondering about my traffic handling numbers since I started working in NTS in 2010.  Here’s what I came up with: In 2010 I handled 960 messages, sending 250 of my own.  … Continue reading

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December NTS Numbers

December was a busy month for me.  Not only did I have a new harmonic join the family (callsign will be forthcoming in the next few years, I hope) but I also took some TCC shifts as well.  The NTS … Continue reading

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Leave your Internet out of my Amateur Radio

I don’t understand the use of the Internet in conjunction with Amateur Radio.  Echolink, Winlink 2000, and IRLP all setup a false sense of security for users.  Creating a dependency on something you cannot control means that resource won’t be … Continue reading

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