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Getting Started with EchoLink

What is EchoLink?

EchoLink is a voice-over-ip linking system, similar to IRLP, but independent of IRLP. We have installed a software package called “EchoIRLP” to allow us to access both systems from the same repeater.

Having both systems available should allow us to connect to many more stations — those on the EchoLink network as well as those on the IRLP network — and to allow many more nodes to initiate connections to our repeater.

More information about EchoLink is available at www.echolink.org.

How is EchoLink different from IRLP?

There are a number of differences between the two networks. Here are some of the most important:

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