Simple IRLP usage information
The Internet Repeater Linking
Project (IRLP) facility
can be accessed in the SVARC area on the VA3SDG Repeater 444.450+ Mhz
PL 110.9 Hz (node 2804)
The IRLP can be used in two different ways:
|1.||You can connect from one repeater to another repeater (there are over 3000 repeaters worldwide with IRLP access) or|
|2.||You can access a channel on an IRLP reflector which is a computer on the internet backbone that has very high bandwidth available. The IRLP reflector will send any incoming audio on each of it's channels to any other repeater logged in to that reflector channel, so conferences with a large amount of other users are possible.|
Below is an example of the
reflector activity chart from the 9000 IRLP
reflector. The reason for showing this page is to indicate that
reflector has a number of channels, and that you can log into any one
of up to ten channels on each reflector. How many channels are
available on any
given reflector will depend on the bandwidth available to that
The numbers in the channels columns are the number of IRLP user nodes currently connected to that reflector channel. For example, if you log into the western reflector, REF9250, you would enter 9250 on the keypad. You end up in channel zero on that reflector.
You can also log in as follows:
Enter 9251 to access channel 1 on the Western Reflector.
Enter 9252 to access channel 2 on the Western Reflector.
Enter 9253 to access channel 3 on the Western Reflector.
Enter 9254 to access channel 4 on the Western Reflector.
Each of these channels carries a different conference so a given reflector can have as many as ten different sets of conferences (link groups) occurring simultaneously.
You log out by entering 73 on the keypad
Explore the IRLP web site for detailed information on using IRLP
|REF9350||LAX - [WALA] Hub||11||11|
|REF9500||Sydney - Virtual PUB||2||2|
I hope you enjoy experimenting
IRLP and get lots of contacts.
On Wednesdays and Sundays at 8:00 pm there is an ARES Ontario
net on reflector 9005. All are welcome to check in via VA3SDG.
9005 is channel 5 of the Vancouver 9000 reflector.