US Symbol Rate Rule Change and Pactor 4 Use

December 7, 2023--Today the final report and order of the FCC removing the symbol rate limits on amateur HF bands was published in the Federal Register.
Read it here.

Within the US and it's territories, the transmission of Pactor 4 signals on the bands becomes legal on January 8, 2024, 30 days after today's publication date. Network administrators will continue to spot violators on the Winlink system until January 8. Please observe the rules and don't jump the gun.

--The Winlink Team

FRO Sweden and Winlink

Some members of FRO in Sweden have begun to use Winlink to be able to assist our local County Administrative Boards in case of disasters that make other communication means impossible, but also for communication between groups assisting in various tasks during crisis. FRO can be translated as the Voluntary Radio Organization. FRO is one of 18 voluntary organizations in Sweden that play an important role to recruit and train members for the Swedish Armed Forces as well as for civilian authorities.


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