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Is “just listening” on EchoLink considered bad etiquette?

I was reading about EchoLink and came across this rule under "Access Policies": 2. No "SWL" (listen-only) access is permitted. EchoLink is a two-way system by design, and there is no mechanism ...
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How can I participate on Echolink with my Android phone?

I want to use my Android mobile phone to send and receive over Echolink, like if I was using an amateur radio station. How can I do that? I'm a SWL and only plan to listen until I get my license, and ...
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2m Biquad - Why not?

I'm thinking about putting together an Echolink link node on my local repeater frequency so I can participate in the weekly net when out of town. This seems straightforward as it's simply: Being in ...
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Easy Digi hum with isolated ground

I am creating an Echolink simplex link using a Raspberry Pi 3 B+, a Pluggable USB sound adapter, and an "Easy Digi" sound card interface which has 2 - 600ohm isolation transformers for audio in/out as ...
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Why is Echolink copying the exe file to another drive letter everytime I launch it?

I have Echolink 2.0.908 installed in the default folder C:\Program Files (x86)\K1RFD\EchoLink Every time I click on the shortcut to launch it, a copy of echolink.exe is created in the root of my G:...
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What am I responsible for on my link?

I have set up an AllStar link system to a repeater depicted in the picture below: The repeater is under NØMHU's call, and my node is under me, KDØWHB. With permission, I service EchoLink and AllStar ...
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Can I leave voice messages via Echolink using my 2-meter handheld?

I am (KB3IFP) going on a 400 mile bike ride in the middle of West Virgina with 0 access to cell reception. I have a 2 meter handheld and a small book of all the US repeaters. I like to 'check-in' ...
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How can I disable the TOT time out timer of the TM-V71A?

I am using the Kenwood TM-V71A as an EchoLink link station. When I try to play our weekly bulletin, which has a duration longer than 10 minutes, the TOT cuts the transmission short. I do understand ...
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Using EchoLink with Satellite delivered Internet

I am new to Echolink and I have Hughes Net Satellite delivered Internet service. Can I use Echolink with my Satellite service since there is a longer delay involved. Thanks in advance for your ...
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Echolink for Android not showing repeater node

Planning to travel out of state, I decided to try using echolink to connect with my local repeater. I validated my callsign and successfully connected to the test server. I decided to try connecting ...
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Where to find a list of echolink nodes in a specific country

I google search "Echolink Nodes in Germany" and no results show of nodes which are in Germany. I search repeater book, but it seems like it only has North American nodes. Is there a good source where ...
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Mobile Phone offline maindenhead or mgrs web app [closed]

I read an article in a magazine or online about a (.gov, I think) site which showed two, four to six character sequences in a mobile phone browser window. The letters from left to right indicated ...
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TM-V71A Echolink - Constantly Transmitting

I just got a Kenwood TM-V71A, and I really want to use it for Echolink operation as a simplex node. I got it mostly working, but there's one huge problem - it's constantly transmitting over the ...