AirMail Addressing

From Digital Traffic System
Revision as of 22:10, 7 August 2016 by K0ZCO (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

   Use Airmail to send messages
       to the Digital Traffic Network (DTN)
       to the Winlink 2000 System (WL2K)
       to another Airmail station

To Address a traditional NTS message using Airmail:

To:         71291 @ NTSLA                 ( Zip Code @ NTS followed by the State)
Subject:    West Monroe 318 323           ( City  Area Code and Phone Prefix )


To:         NTS:71291 @ NTSLA             ( NTS: Zip Code @ NTS followed by the State )
Subject:    West Monroe 318 323           ( City  Area Code and Phone Prefix )

Then send it to a DTN MBO or DRS (Post Via the Callsign of the DTN MBO/DRS - for example ... K4WWV, WB2FTX, W5KAV and connect to that station) and ... Make an Airmail Template to use for ever similar to the example below using your information ...


To Address a Winlink 2000 message using Airmail:

To:               ( Amateur Radio Call if they use Winlink 2000 )


To:         normal@email.address             ( Email address )
Subject:    The subject may be whatever you like

NOTE: If you are using WL2K email and the message is or may be ultimately destined for the NTS, please put the city and state in 
the SUBJECT line to facilitate routing and sorting.    NTSLA Chalmette LA   or   NTSMS Biloxi MS   are examples.
Then send it to a Winlink 2000 CMS (Post Via WL2K and connect to a RMS - for example ... K4CJX,  WB0TAX)

To Address a message directly to another Airmail Station (peer to peer):

To:         N5XXV                     ( The callsign of the other station )
Subject:    Greetings                 ( Anything you desire )

Then send it to the other Airmail station (Post Via the Callsign of the other Airmail station.  Various sending 
configurations may be noted on )

If you plan to use Airmail to send NTS formatted messages on a regular basis, or if you would like to have a template as a reminder, then you may find using the Airmail Address Book a handy item.

Click format New Message (third icon from the left) 
Address Book should open
Click New
Fill in Name - Central Area Digital NTS
Fill in To - NTSCAD
Fill in Post VIa - WL2K
Fill in the Subject - NTSxx (xx will later be the state)
Fill in the ARRL formatted line
Fill in to whom the message is going
Fill in the message text
Fill in the signature
Use it and Save it


Airmail Address NTSD.JPG