Winlink via Vara HF with Yaesu FT-710

A demo of a 250 mile Winlink via VARA HF connection with a Yaesu FT-710 radio pushing 15 watts. The antenna was a CHA MPAS (Modular Portable Antenna System) 2.0 with a 17 foot MFJ whip and a 60 foot single radial mounted on a short tripod about 2 feet off the ground.

Radio Settings:
7 Mhz Band (40 meters)
DATA-U (upper sideband – yes, that is correct!)

RMS Express Settings

Radio selected: Yaesu FT-991/A
USB Digital is selected
Serial Port: 11 (check your ports – it will be one or the other)
Baud is 38400
Enable RTS is checked
Enable DTR is checked
PTT Serial port is Yaesu FT-991/A