Changes to the EchoLink interface were made to avoid unintentionally interacting with the repeater controller. The change basically consist of the addition of the DTMF code “C” before every echolink command.
From: Bill Edgar N3LLR, Atlantic Division Director and Tom Abernethy W3TOM, Atlantic Division Vice Director:
We will be discussing the thought behind and the capabilities of the
new ARRL Website that debuted two months ago. Topics will include
registration, setting up your profile, navigation, how to save
“Favorites” and use of other new and advanced features. We will
also be taking questions from participants. Presenters will include
Harold Kramer, ARRL COO; Katie Glass, ARRL Digital Content Manager;
and Brent Robertson, President of Fathom, the firm that designed the
The URL to register is:
This news has caught national attention. So if by now you have not heard about it, please read these articles from the TroyRecord.com and YNN.
Members of the club voted to disable the 100Hz PL tone on the K2JJI Repeater (-146.70Mhz). This was done so operators that are either not yet familiar with their radios or have radios that do not produce a 100 Hz tone could still check in to the NET. Thanks Andrew (K1YMI) for taking care of this.