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Mexico Earthquake & Winlink

On September 19th, 2017, a 7.1 magnitude Earthquake struck again in central Mexico about 100 Km from Mexico City. The last major earthquake in that region was 32 years ago, same date. There was wide spread damage and deaths in many surrounding areas.

Answers About Winlink on Ham Radio 360 Podcast

Cale Nelson, K4CDN, puts on a great podcast: Ham Radio 360. Last April (episode 76) he discussed the Winlink radio email system, WINMOR and Winlink Express with Brett Smith, KE0EWY. It's not a deep dive into the breadth of Winlink, but a great introduction for an operator who needs good answers to get started. Play the episode in a new window. Or listen on YouTube.

FMRE Mexico Thanks Tom Whiteside N5TW

FMRE is Mexico's ARRL. This is a nice letter of thanks for the support Winlink and Tom Whiteside, N5TW, gave during recent earthquake and hurricane Katia, affecting Mexico all in one week. Tom directed his superstation's antenna arrays to Mexico's hard-hit areas.

From: Alfonso Tamez, XE2O
Sent: Monday, September 11, 2017 3:44 PM
To: Tom Whiteside, N5TW
Subject: Appreciation from FMRE

Dear Tom Whiteside, N5TW,

Tom, on behalf of Federacion Mexicana de Radioexperimentadores, A.C. (FMRE), thank you for your support with all the traffic of emails during the last week earthquake and hurricane that affected Mexico. Without any hesitation, Winlink proved once again, it’s the best communication service on emergency situations like the ones we have last week.

Our Winlink gateways lost internet sometimes and yours gave us the support we need to forward messages. If you need something from us, we will be glad to help.

Alfonso Tamez, XE2O
President FMRE


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