a HAM Radio messaging appCharles S. Schuman, K4GBB
Updated 12 Sept 2018
Pat is a cross platform Winlink client written in GO.
This document addresses the installion of the application on a Raspberry Pi platform. The installion of Ax.25 is addressed on another page - Installing Linux RMS Gate
The menu script shown above is a "ADD-ON". The Menu script may be down loaded from PATmenu web site.
Change directories to /usr/local/src and download the .deb package.
Use the dpkg command to install the pat package
sudo dpkg -i pat_0.6.1_linux_arch.deb
Use your text editor to set your callsign, maidenhead locator and secure login credentials.
Look for the attributes; mycall, locator and secure_login_password.
the config files are located in your
sudo nano $HOME/.wl2k/config.json
If you do not have a WL2K password Winlink will create one for you when you connect the first time.
Run pat configure again to set it. It will be needed for future connections.
Other files are located in:
The docs for Using PAT from the CLI maybe downloaded from: github.com
The PAT Menu script, when downloaded, should be placed in /usr/local/bin and made executable.
To run patmenu type "patmenu"