Here is a list of Amateur Radio related links. Please provide any other important or useful links!
Basic Operating and Getting to Know about Amateur Radio ArticlesWhat is Amateur Radio? Introduction into some of the many aspects of Amateur Radio.
Getting Licensed: All of the current license classes, what they mean, and how to get started, including practice examinations.
Technique: MSNBC article looks at how ham operators use the airwaves, even when other communications are not possible.
Communicating with the Moon: Article discusses the common ham radio operator pastime of bouncing signals off the Moon.
Maidenhead Grid: This website, which identifies different coordinate systems, discusses the common grid system used by ham operators.
FCC Guide: This Federal Communications Commission lists and answers frequently asked questions related to ham radio operations.
Etiquette: A list of doís and doníts for transmitting.
Museum: This museum site gives an online tour through the history of ham radio.
In Classrooms: Rice University PowerPoint presentation looks at how teachers are incorporating ham radios in classroom lessons.
Government Use: CNN article explores how the Air Force uses ham radio frequencies for email.
Frequencies: This webpage offers an experiment for testing radio frequencies.
NASA: NASA details how and why cosmonauts and astronauts carry ham radios when visiting international space stations.
Shoretel: A history of Amateur Radio from ShoreTel Sky.
Communication: A fun history of human communication over distance from
http://www.arrl.org/ American Radio Relay League, oldest Amateur radio organization in the US
http://www.fredco.net/radio/ Amateur Radio and Hobbyist Links
http://www.hamvention.org/ Dayton Hamvention
http://wireless.fcc.gov/services/index.htm?job=service_home&id=amateur FCC Amateur Radio Services Page
http://www.miarc.com/ Michigan Area Repeater Council- Repeater coordinators for Michigan
Union: The International Amateur Radio Union lists different membership groups for operators.Astronomers Group: This Society of Amateur Radio Astronomers brings together people from around the world who use ham primarily for exploring the solar system.
Satellite Operations: AMSAT, the Amateur Radio in Space organization. This group helps launch amateur radio satellites into orbit worldwide, and also has a program to allow radio operators to communicate with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. See the Ford Club work with the Dearborn School system to contact the International Space station during October of 2015!
Dealers of Amateur Radio Equipment and Supplies: Amateurs
both "build their own" and purchase commercially built
equipment. We often have a mix of the two!
http://www.aesham.com/ Amateur Electronic Supply
http://www.bwantennas.com/ B&W Wire antennas
http://www.cablexperts.com/cfdocs/index.cfm?BSKT=0&USA_ship=1 Cable Experts Coax and Wire
http://www.ceitron.com/semi/semimain.html Ceitron Replacement ICs parts store
http://www.dxengineering.com/ DX Engineering, has Antennas, towers, and radios.
http://www.hamradio.com/ Ham Radio Outlet
http://www.isotronantennas.com/ Isotron Stealth LC antennas
http://www.mfjenterprises.com/index.php MFJ Enterprises, Amateur Radio Equipment manufacturer
http://www.radiobooks.com/ Radioware Books and Equipment
http://www.radioworks.com/ RadioWorks, wire antennas and RFI solutions
http://www.westmountainradio.com/index.html West Mountain Radio, Rigblaster computer interfaces and Rigrunner power systems
http://www.wrblock.com/ WR Block, Polyphaser Lightning protection productsList of Suppliers: This list directs people to places online where they can obtain equipment to set up ham radio operations.
QSL Information (QSL means contact information)
http://hamcall.net/index.html Buckmaster Amateur Radio Call database
http://www.qrz.com/ QRZ Callsigns and information
Software used by Club members
http://www.w1hkj.com/ FLDIGI (Fast Light Digital Modem Application)
http://www.n3fjp.com/ N3FJP software for contesting, Field Day, etc
Clubs and Swaps in the Southeast Michigan area:
http://www.w8pgw.org/ Arrow Communications: Ann Arbor Club and Dayton Hamvention Bus
http://hparc.org/ Hazel Park Amateur Radio Club
http://mcrca.org/index.htm Monroe Amateur Radio Club
http://www.livoniaarc.com/ Livonia Amateur Radio Club, our partners for Field Day
http://www.qsl.net/k8uo/useca.htm Utica Shelby Emergency Communication Association (USECA)
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