Savvy products from notable vendors continue the trend of empowering anyone well removed from cell and amateur radio infrastructure with communications capabilities.

21 December 2016 · Topic: Planning · Tags: ,

What would it take to get VAPN connected to Internet email? Let’s examine the points.

This data flow block diagram highlights the high level view of data movement through the VaPN system to include the option of an Internet email gateway.

Like Stephen King’s “The Mist,” a fog has settled over the Internet landscape making the mere act of stepping outside one’s DMZ a potentially dangerous act. The fog only gets worse with time leaving stopgap, protempore, Internet independent messaging systems like AX.25 packet more viable than ever.

New ideas applied to an old mode help keep Packet Radio relevant in the 21st century.