The DuPage County ARES has exclusive access to EchoLink Node 60184 which is provided and maintained by the DuPage County Emcomm Repeater Association operating under a club call sign of W9DPA.
EchoLink® software allows licensed Amateur Radio stations to communicate with one another over the Internet, using voice-over-IP (VoIP) technology. The program allows worldwide connections to be made between stations, or from computer to station, greatly enhancing Amateur Radio's communications capabilities. There are more than 200,000 validated users worldwide - in 162 of the world's 193 nations - with about 4,000 online at any given time.
Additional information and a free download of the EchoLink software can be found on the EchoLink website at www.echolink.org.