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Third party URLs to websites that are useful to the amateur radio operator

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AMATUER RADIO

American Radio Relay League (ARRL) –- www.arrl.org

eHAM, a great place for info on radios and practice exams --- http://www.eham.net

 

AMATEUR RADIO EXAM STUDY MATERIALS

Amateur radio Exam Learning Screen Savers for all  three exams - FREE!   by R&L Electronics   --- www.randl.com/shop/catalog/screen.php

 

 VARIOUS USEFUL LINKS

Grounding & Bonding presentation - is your station grounded properly?   ---   http://www.harger.com/library/slides.cfm?maingroupnbr=182

ARRL television interference (TVI) guide  --- http://www.arrl.org/television

ICOM Amateur Tool kit  --- http://www.icomamerica.com/en/amateur/amateurtools/default.aspx

Antenna tubing and rod source, aluminum and steel  --- http://metalsupermarkets.com/bolingbrook-chicago/

Valley Enterprises - good source for FTDI USB cables for radios and other good electronic related items--- http://www.valley-ent.com

 

ANTENNAS & RF INFRASTRUCTURE

COMTELCO - http://comtelcoantennas.com

LAIRD - http://www.lairdtech.com/

LARSEN - http://www.pulseelectronics.com/products/antennas

SINCLAIR - http://www.sinctech.com

COMMANDER TECHNOLOGIES - http://www.commandertech.com/home

TELEWAVE - http://www.telewave.com/

S-COM - http://www.scomcontrollers.com/new/

Breedlove Mounts, quality antenna mounts especially for those large mobile HF antennas! --- http://breedlovemounts.com

 

MOBILE ELECTONICS MOUNTING SYSTEMS AND ACCESSORIES

RAM Mounts --- http://www.rammount.com/

Panavise --- http://panavise.com/

ARKON --- http://www.arkon.com/

ProClip Mobile Mounting Solutions --- http://www.proclipusa.com/

Magnetic Mic, tired of those old fashioned mic clips because you can't hang it up easily while driving? Here is a solution!  --- http://stores.magneticmic.com/product-info/

 

 

HF

PSK31 - http://aintel.bi.ehu.es/psk31.html

PACTOR - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PACTOR

              

PUBLIC / EMERGENCY SERVICE

Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) - http://www.arrl.org/ares

SKYWARN - http://skywarn.org

 

VHF / UHF

ECHOLINK - http://www.echolink.org

EASYPAL - http://www.vk3evl.com

IRLP - http://www.irlp.net

APRS - http://www.aprs.org/