does software serial work for rf modules

hi, i have a 2 duemilanoves the requirement is for them to be able to communicate to with each other one has to receive a command from computer through vb.net and transmit that same command to the other arduino on a bot is it possible? if so how? software serial virtual wire i have tried them but in vain but it is possible i may be missing something if someone can nudge me in the right direction it would be really helpful thanks.

is it possible?

Of course.

if so how? software serial virtual wire i have tried them but in vain but it is possible i may be missing something if someone can nudge me in the right direction it would be really helpful

Maybe. Maybe. Can't see your code. Possibly more than one thing. Sure. Tell us what hardware you are using (what rf modules) and what code you have tried.