PCARS sponsors a packet site in Melbourne that operates on the two meter frequency
of 145.090 mhz. Connections to this site gives you access to the local bulletin board and
to other sites in the Eastnet Packet Network.
To connect to the bulletin board system (BBS) call sign W4MLB-4 type:
C W4MLB-4 <enter>
If this is your first connection you will be asked for your name, city, zipcode,
and home BBS (use W4MLB).
To view a list of the last 10 msgs type:
LL 10 <enter>
To read msg number XXX type:
R XXX <enter>
To send a msg to station K4XXX type:
S K4XXX <enter>
And follow the on screen instructions
To exit the BBS type:
To connect to the node (also known as the Flexnet digi) call sign W4MLB-2 type:
C W4MLB-2 <enter>
Once at the node you can travel by radio to other nodes in the Eastnet Packet
Network that are located far from Melbourne, FL
To get a list of these other node call signs type:
To determine where these other call signs are located type:
To disconnect or quit from the node type:
If you need help with your packet set-up or packet operations contact one of the
PCARS members below who keep the packet equipment operating.
Dave Bennett N4SMR firstname.lastname@example.org
Ted Jansen K1YON email@example.com
For all the BBS and node commands see below.