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 ArticlesTechnique: MSNBC article looks at how ham operators use the airwaves, even when other communications are not possible.
Licensing: Glossary explains the different licenses available for operating amateur ham radio.
Study Guide: A guide to prepare for earning a technicianís license.
Communicating with the Moon: Article discusses the common ham radio operator pastime of bouncing signals off the Moon.
Guide to Getting Started: This University of Nevada file (.pdf format) show has to set up a basic ham radio. Includes some terminology.
Maidenhead Grid: This website, which identifies different coordinate systems, discusses the common grid system used by ham operators.
High Frequency: This PowerPoint presentation by the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute discusses the high frequency radio wave system, the most popular of three systems used by ham radio operators.
Preparedness: An explanation of how the lack of dependence on wires and carriers makes ham radio perfect for emergency preparedness.
Basics: The primer explains the basics of what ham radio is and why people use it.
FCC Guide: This Federal Communications Commission lists and answers frequently asked questions related to ham radio operations.Crash Course: A page tutorial on how to initiate yourself into the ham radio world.
Etiquette: A list of doís and doníts for broadcasting.
Lingo: This table lists some of the private abbreviations used by ham operators.
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.
Technology Clash: This USA Today article looks at how wireless technology is interfering with ham radio culture.
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.
Emergency Protocol: Sites includes a table for what types of information to release over the airwaves during emergencies.
NASA: NASA details how and why cosmonauts and astronauts carry ham radios when visiting international space stations.
A history of Amateur Radio from ShoreTel Sky.
http://www.arrl.org/ American Radio Relay League, oldest Amateur radio organization in the US
http://greatlakes.arrl.org/ ARRL Great Lakes Division
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: This group helps radio operators interact with astronauts and space stations.
Opportunities: This introductory page to ham radio culture explains the opportunities and benefits from practicing the hobby.
http://www.aade.com/ Almost All Digital Electronics
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.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.
http://hamcall.net/index.html Buckmaster Amateur Radio Call database
http://www.qrz.com/ QRZ Callsigns and information
http://www.mixw.net/ MixW Multimode software
http://www.n3fjp.com/ N3FJP software for contesting, Field Day, etc
Clubs and Swaps
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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