What is Echolink?
A method for
digitally linking transceivers or repeaters,
regardless of location
A method for
accessing remote transceivers
like a remote control
Echolink uses the
Internet to pass digitized packets of sound from one
node to another.
Think of Skype, which sends Audio from one Skype
application to another.
This is known as "Voice over
Internet Protocol" (VOIP)
ways to connect
Internet enabled smart
phone or Internet enabled computer with speaker and
Echolink enabled Repeater
Audio feed of the repeater
is received by Echolink node & relayed onto the
Echolink enabled simplex link
Audio feed of a single
Smartphone offers Echolink Application
Like using a cell phone,
but your audio is ported onto the Echolink system
over the Internet. Enables you to in essence,
remotely control a host transceiver anywhere in the
is a conference?
A conference is linking of
various repeaters, links, direct connect users and
conferences. Sort of like a big party line: Audio
streams in from all various connected nodes, users,
and conferences. Echolink sorts it out to prevent
Echolink enabled repeater
Echolink connected simplex link
Simplex link, like a
repeater, connects Echolink to a local transceiver
but is tuned to a simplex frequency. Local Simplex
users may not necessarily hear each oter, but may be
able to use the same link.