VARA HF Incredible Speed

K0PIR

I'm an Amateur Radio enthusiast. I love the hobby and experimenting with radios, antennas and software. On my YouTube channel I upload videos on the Icom 7300 and Icom 7610 along with Ham radio software programs. I hope to inspire people to try new things in Amateur Radio.

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Doug
1 year ago

Hi Rich: Thanks for the info on Vara. Several Hams have picked it up here in Montana and are very pleased with the protocol!!! Appreciate you recommending it and hope you are staying well!!!

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Lyn, W0LEN
6 months ago

Rich –
We have recently organized a group of hams to learn/practice/utilize P2P Winlink for ‘grid-down’ messaging, and have standardized on VARA. The group has grown to over 70 members in about two months, and we are becoming active in various SETS. Our experience and methodical testing indicates that the registered version of VARA is about 65 times faster than ARDOP. It’s like magically changing Bytes/minute into Bytes/second.
Keep up the good work!

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