New to Winlink Express?
Getting Started with Winlink Express and the Winlink System
Can I run Winlink Express on a Macintosh?
- Short Answer: No. Winlink Express requires Windows 7 or newer.
- Longer Answer: Maybe, if you're willing to work hard at it:
An Approach to Running Winlink Express on Macintosh computers
Can I run Winlink Express on a ChromeBook/iPad/iPhone/Android Device?
- Short Answer: No.
Finding Winlink Gateways
On the Winlink.org web site:
Inside of Winlink Express:
- Within Winlink Express, on the Session page:
When you are in an Open Session, let's say for Packet on FM VHF or UHF, and your computer is connected to the Internet, you can click "Channel Selection", then "Update from Internet", and Winlink Express will use your Grid Square (that you told it, in Settings...), to give you a list of nearby Gateway Stations.
From your local ARES/RACES group(s)
Check with your local ARES/RACES group(s), to see if their Web Sites mention their Winlink gateway stations:
On SeattleACS.org, they offer a Map of their Ham Repeaters, Winlink Gateways, and GMRS Repeaters:
[click on the -symbols]:
Seattle ACS Repeaters and Nodes