KY Packet Network Going Dark

KYPN - Gone but not forgotten

WA4ZKO posted the upcoming dismantling of the various components of the Kentucky Packet Network and other amateur radio assets on the informative web blog… Twenty-five years is a good long run and we wish the KYPN folks the best in their endeavors. The enormous contribution of technical knowhow formally contained in the above web site … Read more

W4VPN callsign received

We have received confirmation and callsign for the Virginia Packet Network “club” organization from the FCC.  This is the next step towards putting some test gear on the air to begin experimentation. UPDATE May 17, 2016: The FCC has granted our petition for the vanity callsign W4VPN. Graphic courtesy

Another blog is born

Not big enough for packet.

Successful or not, we will record progress on the Virginia Packet Network on this web site to help others decide whether their locale might benefit from a packet node. I usually log ham radio articles and such on my regular blog,, but this topic and project are big enough for their own web presence.