Texas ARES EMCOMM RMS Trimode Stations

n5tw winlink 2South Texas 7 Winlink RMS Trimode stations to carry the mail during emergencies such as after a hurricane. Having close in stations allows for lower frequency NVIS operation which helps minimize the impact to other HF amateur users. Of course, sometimes conditions dictate using a more distant station. A list of the RMS Trimode frequencies is is available on the www.winlink.org site. Use service tags "PUBLIC EMCOMM" to see the complete list.

Always listen before connecting to prevent interference.

The South Texas RMS Trimode stations are:

  • K5AEA Georgetown PACTOR/WINMOR
  • KB5HCD* Houston PACTOR/WINMOR
  • N5MDT Montgomery PACTOR/WINMOR
  • N5SSH Laredo PACTOR (Temporarily offline)
  • N5TW* Georgetown PACTOR/WINMOR
  • W0MAC* Houston PACTOR/WINMOR
  • W5SEG Seguin PACTOR/WINMOR
* These stations are running in "Hybrid mode" intended to route traffic in a total Internet outage.  All users able to pick up mail at one of these stations is encouraged to list that station as their "Message Pickup Station" or MPS.  During a total outage, all traffic for users with MPS designations will be routed to that station or stations listed as MPS for them.   Please don't list more than one MPS unless you have a good reason as each MPS added means ALL your email must be forwarded over precious HF bandwidth to each MPS.

RMS Trimode MAP

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