- Antennas and Miscellaneous Hardware
- Badges, QSL Cards, & Miscellaneous Goods/Services
- Other Clubs
- Projects & Antennas
- Public Services
- Radio Equipment Dealers & Manufacturers
Amateur Radio RF Safety Calculators (eff. 05/2021)
Hintlink Technologies – Calculate Radio Frequency Power Density
Lake Washington Ham Club – RF Exposure Calculator
ARRL – RF Exposure Calculator
Antennas and Miscellaneous Hardware
All Electronics – Thousands of electronic and electro-mechanical parts and supplies. Most orders shipped within 24 hours.
Bionenno Power – lightweight batteries, battery packs and solar panels
Ford Electronics – Buena Park, CA
HamRadioFun – roll-up antennae, SWL antennae, tuners, etc.
Heil Sound – Music Industry Technology in Ham Hardware, and vice-versa.
Hendricks QRP Kits – specializes in high quality, low cost QRP Kits.
INRAD – International Radio – crystals, crystal filters, and performance enhancement kits.
LDG Electronics – auto tuners, baluns, wattmeters, coax switches, repeater accessories, etc.
N0XAS Ham Gadgets – kits & components for hands-on enthusiasts.
Norm’s Rotor Service – antenna rotor repair.
Radio Works – latest catalog may not be accessible from other than main page.
Tennadyne – “Aluminum with a PHD”.
Vibroplex – The oldest name in Amateur Radio (CW keys).
The Wireman – Your source for coax, connectors, wire, baluns, etc.
Badges, QSL Cards, & Miscellaneous Goods/Services
ARRL Sixth District Incoming QSL Bureau
CompuCover Computer Accessories – keyboard protectors & cpu dust covers & custom rig covers
K3FN Custom QSL SERVICE – DX QSL services
QSL Manager Search – provided by IK3QAR
The Signman of Baton Rouge – club badges
TechNote Time – Electrical Trades Gift Store
UX5UO – QSL cards – QSL cards
Western Case Company – “Fitted Carrying Cases for Small Electronics”
ARRL QST Magazine – free with ARRL Membership
ARRL QEX Magazine – forum for communications experimenters)
ARRL OTA Magazine – covers a range of ham radio interests, introductory techniques and stories to help anyone with a beginner-to-intermediate-level of experience.
FCC Universal Licensing System – Official FCC License Lookup/Search.
Search by Name, Call Sign, or FRN #.
QRZ – An extremely popular HAM web site dedicated to a number of HAM Operator services and resources.
Marine Exchange of Southern California
Presidential Yacht Sequoia –The Equator Capital Group provides funding to preserve and maintain assets that are significant to the history of the United States.
Royal Yacht Brittannia – A nice Museum Ship to visit if in the UK.
Tide Times and Tide Chart for Los Angeles
USS IOWA – Pacific Battleship Center
HB9AA Club – Radio Club of San Cergue Switzerland.
Battleship Iowa Amateur Radio Club (BIARA)
Palos Verdes Amateur Radio Club
SBARC – South Bay Amateur Radio Club
SCDXC – Southern California DX Club
Projects & Antennas
All About Circuits – A webpage of links to topics in Understanding Basic Electricity and Electronics. Contributed by Girl Scout Hannah Welsh.
Audio Systems Group – Various papers on RFI. Info on baluns.
IZ7ATH – Technical Electronic Projects – Home Brew projects. Select “Projects” on left-side menu.
AC6V’s Amateur Radio & Reference Guide – Homebrew antenna links, including antenna theory.
Four State QRP Group’s Cricket 40 Kit – The Cricket is a low cost entry level minimalist CW transceiver for the 40 meter band. It bears a family resemblance to the well known Pixie. However it is very different and vastly improved over the Pixie. This is NOT a Pixie, it is far superior!
WB5RVZ Genesis Radio G40 Build Experience – GENESIS G40: 40m All-mode 5W SDR Radio Transceiver KIT
Electrical Engineering Calculators and Tools – An extremely active electrical engineering online community that provides both interesting content and useful resources for Electrical Engineers, including various engineering calculators as well as a free electrical engineering textbook.
K6AA QSL Information – QSL Info:
DOUGLAS L DOWDS
415 E 238th St
CARSON, CA 90745-5810
Radio Equipment Dealers & Manufacturers
Ham Radio Outlet – “World’s largest supplier of Ham Radio equipment”
GigaParts – Technology Superstore
Ham City – the virtual store front of Jun’s Electronics
Icom America Inc. – one of three companies who dominate the worldwide amateur radio market
Kenwood – another of the big three
MFJ Enterprises – “Making Quality Affordable“
Texas Towers – The online Ham Radio store
Yaesu – A division of Vertex Standard, another of the big three
Milestone Technologies and Morse Express – Everything for the Morse Enthusiast
Echolink – allows licensed Amateur Radio stations to communicate with one another over the Internet, using streaming-audio technology.
Green Bay Professional Packet Radio – Lots of links: Ham projects, terrain & RF plotting, RF design utilities, microwave path analysis tools, communications research links, fractal antennas/geometry, RF design notes, etc.
HamSphere – Radio simulator that emulates propagation effects, including skip, fading, QRM, QRN, multipath phase effects, etc.
Amateur Contact Log & Contest Software – Contact & contest software
ARRL Learning Network
ARRL members may use the recording links to view recorded webinars for personal use. Of particular interest may be the recent “Intro to DMR & Digital Voice.” Start here.
|DXing and DXpedition
Curious about DXing, Here’s a video describing two of the fascinating aspects of amateur radio, DXing and DXpeditions.