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Antennas & RF Safety

Arrow Antenna
Attenuation & Power Handling Calculator - Times Microwave
Balun Designs LLC About Us
Bob Simpleton's Guide to Quickie Antennas
Buddipoleb" - HFportable dipole antenna system
Diamond AntennaB. On-Line Catalog
EZNEC-ARRL Information
Frequency Wavelength Calculator
HF (high frequency) and VHF Radiowave Propagation Center Live propagation and space weather data and forecasts - NW7US
Ladder line and Wire Antennas - True Ladder Line and Wire Antennas, Dewey, OK
NCG - Welcome to NatCommGroup
Radiall-Larsen Antenna Technologies Mobile Antennas, Mounts, Base Stations, and more!
SGC - Manufacturer of HF Transceivers, Antenna Couplers, Antennas, and Accessories since 1971.
The NVIS Antenna - W0IPL
W4RNL - LB Cebik website
WB6ZQZ Triple Ratio Balun (TM)  - prototype of the Buddipole product
Automatic Antenna Tuners and Couplers
Mast Information - AI4WM Amateur Radio Pages
ai4wm amateur radio antenna masts, emcomm, hobby and electronics projects

ARES, Other Emcomm Organizations, Training

ARCT Info  - Amateur radio typed resources
US Army MARS Unofficial Website
W0IPL - Lessons NOT Learned
W0IPL Homepage- good training resources

Crossband Repeat (4)

Cross Band Repeat - Ottawa ARES
Crossband Repeater Operation - WB3GCK - What is a "shadow"? from RACES Bulletins 179/180, July 1991 California OES
Experiments in Crossband Repeaters - N5FDL's Journal - N5FDL Amateur Radio
David Coursey N5FDL's site about amateur radio, ham radio, emergency communications, scanner radios, the Amateur Radio Emergency Service and related topics.

Digital, Packet & APRS

APRS (16)

Addon UI-View32
APRSa4 Home Page
Official UI-View32 Home Page - 32 bit Windows APRS Client
UnderTow Software, Inc. Your source for mapping!
GPS Coordinate Converter
Cable and wiring overview - APRS Database Access
Amateur Radio Stations heard via ISS
AGWPE and UI-View
UI-View Web Resource
UI-View32 - Winpack Registration
UI-View32 RegistrationMain Page - APRSWiki
APRS: Automatic Packet Reporting System
APRS Servers
T2FRANCE - F5VAG's UI-View32 Web Server
T2FRANCE - F5VAG's UI-View32 Web Server - Update Tier 2 APRS-IS server list

Packet (2)

Introduction to Packet Radio by Larry Kenney, WB9LOZ

Winlink (6)

Airmail to AGW packet engine linker
SailMail Primer
WINMOR--A New HF Transmission Protocol for Winlink 2000 Winlink 2000
Winlink 2000
Winlink Implementation
The Airmail Home Page

Other (18)

AMSAT - The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation
Beginners' Guide to Fldigi
Dr. Oliver Welp Amateur Radio Soundblaster Software Collection
F6FBB Pages FBB Packet-Radio BBS
Getting Started with PSK31 by N6HI
Setting Your TNC's Audio Drive Level (HAM Section)
The Official PSK31 WWW Homepage
WM2U's MT63 Page
YouTube - K7AGE's Channel
Videos of amateur radio contacts and activities.
Remote Operation - Ham Radio Deluxe Support Forums
PSKMeter Page
KF6VSG PSKMeter Page, describing the hardware, software and firmware for a monitoring device for PSK31 transceivers that automatically maintains the sound card level to give maximum drive to the transmitter without introducing distortion.
Operating PSK31 | AARC
Pc-Mobile data cables audio adapters for PDA, GSM and GPS Bluetooth, Nikon PSP
Data cables for PDA, GSM, Garmin GPS, Magellan, USB, Bluetooth, Lowrance iFinder, Audio Adapters, Nikon, PSP

FCC & Legal (6)

EB - Amateur Radio Service Enforcement Actions
FCC Fact Sheet on Placement of Antennas
FCC Services Amateur Radio Service
FCC Universal Licensing System (ULS)
Kramer Telecom Law Firm, P.C.
N4MC's Vanity HQ

Frequencies, Propagation, Repeater Systems and Scanning (35)

Arizona Frequency Coordination Committee
Freq Of Nature
HF Propagation Models
High Frequency Radio Propagation - Current Optimal Frequency Chart for Shortwave (SWL) and HF Radio
IPS - North America - Ionospheric Map
NASA - How to Launch the 4D Ionosphere
NCDXF-IARU International Beacon Project
Near-Real-Time F2-Layer Critical Frequency Map
Propagation Tutorial - Refraction and ducting
Strong Signals - Radio Bandplans
Strong Signals - Radio Monitoring At Its Finest
T.A.S.M.A. Home page
VOACAP Quick Guide HF Propagation Prediction and Ionospheric Communications Analysis
WM7D Solar Resource Page
YARC Repeaters
link700 Page
Tropospheric Ducting Forecast for VHF & UHF Radio & TV
Forecast of VHF/UHF/microwave signal strength and interference. 2 Meter SSB Net
FTBasicMMO Contents
Southern California Repeater and Remote Base Association
Jim Mitchell - KC8UNJ
Free radio programming software for handheld ham radio transcievers and scanners made by Yaesu and Icom. Homepage of VX-7 Commander, VX-2 Commander, VX-5 Commander, VR-120 Commander, and IC-R2 Commander.
Southern California Repeater Lists - Scanner Frequencies and Radio Frequency Reference
San Diego Police Scanners
Scanner Frequencies
Easier to Read BCD396T-UBCD396T Manual
Scanner Master - Police Scanners by Uniden Bearcat, AOR and Radio Shack. FAQ - The Home of FreeSCAN!
SOLARCYCLE / Solar Cycle 24 / Spaceweather / Amateur Radio VHF Aurora Website.
U.S. time - clock - Official
K3UK Sked Page
KC VHF Bandit Home
VHF Weak Signal Amateur Radio Group - Wilderness Protocol

General Ham Info (8)

AC6V's Amateur Radio And DX Reference Guide
ARRLWeb ARRL Home Page
K5SLD Arlington Amateur Radio Club - Home
The official web site of the Arlington Amateur Radio Club, AARC, Arlinton, Texas. Club call sign is K5SLD. Home - Amateur Radio (Ham Radio) Community Site
Palomar Amateur Radio Club
QRZ.COM Home Page
QTH.COM Ham Radio Classified Ads - Swap amateur radio HF VHF equipment buy sell trade on line
Free Ham Radio Classified Ads from QTH.COM. The biggest and best ham radio classifieds on the web! Buy, sell, trade HF and VHF equipment, towers, antennas, rotators and more! 
Emergency Communications
International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 homepage. The federation of national associations of radio amateurs from Europe, Africa, Middle East and Northern Asia.

Mapping - General (14)

Geographic Area Coordination Center (GACC) Website Template
GOS - Geospatial One Stop
Custom Ham Maps Customized azimuthal equidistant projection maps and tables for the radio enthusiast
COSports - GPS Lat-Long Converter
Mapping and Distance Tools
Digital Raster Graphics
Free GIS Data - GIS Data Depot
Google Earth - Home
NASA World Wind
National Map Viewer
Bing Maps
Maps of the world, street map search, route planner, directions and traffic, satellite and aerial images, birds eye view, yellow pages, 3D cities, white pages, and more.
Google Maps

Morse Code (3)

MRP40 Morse Code Decoder
Ham Radio Software, translates Morse Code to Text ASCI, audioinput via soundcard, very reliable decoding of weak signals, Hams are morethan happy with MRP40, it also allows to transmit morse code from thekeyboard, key output via RS232,
Morse Code Resource Center - CW and Telegraphy by NW7US
Morse Code / CW Telegraphy Resource Site. Focusing on the art, history, learning of Morse code, (International Morse code), and CW radio mode of operation.
CW morse code decoder
DXsoft. CwGet. A program to decode morse code (CW) via a sound card to text

Preparedness/Field Craft (17)

Emergency Essentials
EQUIPPED TO SURVIVE - Outdoors Gear, Survival Equipment Review & Survival Information
Exploration Products
Home West Marine Online
Lab Safety Supply
Military Surplus, Disaster Preparedness and Camping - Major Surplus and Survival Warehouse. For camping, hiking, cycling, climbing, snow sports, paddling, fly fishing, travel and cross training. - survival supplies and practical tips online.
The first 100 things to run out in an emergency @
YouTube - Mini Stove
Example of what can be found on YouTube or other similar services
Backpacker Magazine - The Ultimate First-Aid Manual
Animated Knots by Grog
Animated Knot-Tying for Boating, Climbing, Fishing, Scouting, Search and Rescue, and Arborists
MAKE PVC FURNITURE and other PVC projects for home, garden, kids, pets and shop
It's easy to make PVC Furniture and other PVC projects for fun and profit

RACES - General (8)

Operating in a Tactical Net
Morris County RACES Overview
Virginia Races Homepage

Radio Mobile (8)

Land cover
Radio Mobile - RF propagation simulation software - ITM model propagation settings
Radio Mobile - RF propagation simulation software - Use of Land Cover
Radio Mobile - RF propagation simulation software - Welcome...
RM Downloads
RM Contents
SPLAT! A Terrestrial RF Path Analysis Application For Linux-Unix
Radio Mobile WEB Site

San Diego Resources (32)

Air Pollution Control District County of San Diego
AIRNow - Air Quality Conditions & Forecasts - San Diego Coast, CA
California ACS - South - Radio Officers, Meeting Times-Locations, Frequencies, Nets
California ISO System Status
SDG&E Rotating Electric Outages
Cameras from various HPWREN related sites
Campo Lake Morena Disaster Preparedness
CHP Traffic Incident Information Page
EAS - Emergency Alert System, California OES
Emergency Digital Information Service (EDIS)
Fire Trunk Frequencies Tones.htm
Index of -oes-docs
MARA Simplex Mapping Results
Motorola Two Way Radio Dealer San Diego California Fisher Wireless Services
San Diego Office of Emergency Services

Ham Software (13)

Beige Bag Software
BuTel Software The Netherlands
HamScope and MultiKeyer Software
Morse Trainer
N3FJP's Amateur Radio Software
S Meter Lite Software
WriteLog for Windows Home Page
Nu-Ware, software here includes NuMorse and NuTest
New GeoClock Home Page - shareware and updates for download, with maps, world time, clocks, sunlight, twilight, sun and moon.
NEW GeoClock Home Page with download and ordering
G4HFQ Software - Order
To order the program
Intelligent Software Solutions


ICOM (4)

Icom America - Amateur Radios Main Page
Icom IC-706MKIIG (Icom IC 706 MKIIG IC706MKIIG) transceiver mods reviews software manuals and diagrams
Icom-Alinco - SGC FAQs

Kenwood (3)

Kenwood D700 Keyboard Interface
Kenwood USA Communications Division
darrelltech TS-50 page

Portable Ops & Go Kits (14)

HFpack (Horizontal) Pedestrian Antenna Shootout 2002 Horizontal, The HF Portable Group.
W4TI - Building a Go-Kit
Welcome to KCBG's Web Site
San Antonio Hams B; Blog Archive B; Emergency Ham Radio Portable Go-Kit RevealedRack Cases
SHOCK TECH - Shock Mounts, Vibration Isolation, and Noise Control Mounts
We design and manufacture shock mounts for noise control, vibration isolation, mechanical shock and structure-borne noise serving aerospace, military and industrial markets. 
YouTube - Emergency Amateur Radio Communication Kit by KH7O
Emergency Amateur Radio Kit for field use, Using a Pelican case, Samlex switching power supply, Mobile Radio and Fuse panel from West marine to a modified 19... - Electronic Installations
Pelicanb" Products is a manufacturer of watertight protective cases, submersible flashlights and ATEX certified torches.
N1HY - ARES-RACES Go-Kit Links
Official Emergency Stations -- Go-Kits
What is in Your 'Go' Kit
RACES portable communications box

Power Batteries (11)

Battery Performance Characteristics - How to specify and test a battery
Car and Deep Cycle Battery FAQ, Battery Manufacturers and Brand Names List, and
DC battery isolator for RV, car, and truck applications
Alternative Energy Store - Your store for the best prices and services for solar panels, wind turbines, gas refrigerators, inve
Lehman's Non-electric Catalog
Northern Arizona Wind & Sun - Solar electric reference and photovoltaics information.
Pedal-a-Watt Stationary Bike Power Generator. Learn how to build one!
Sierra Solar Systems
Solar energy products, solar systems, and wind electricity
Battery University Table of Contents
Learn about battery technology, battery maintenance and battery life at Battery University
SLEEP in Darkness
Solar Energy and Emergency Preparedness

Other - Not Yet Categorized (10)

Antennas Radios Amplifiers Baluns and Receiving Systems for HF
Mike Nadeau - N1EQ b manuals
SSB What is Single Side Band - Introduction to Single Side Band Operating For The New Ham Radio Operator!
Table of Motorola model number suffixes - a Rosetta Stone article
VK1OD on the 'net
Filters RF | Telephone

Vendors - General (5)

craigslist san diego
Duluth Trading Company
Cool Tools
The Freecycle Network

Vendors, Miscellanious - Mostly Field Ops Related (14)

All Pelican Cases 4 Less!
Ben Meadows Company
Cabela's Online Store - Quality Hunting, Fishing, Camping and Outdoor Gear
Camping World - Electrical Accessories
Cheaper Than Dirt
Bass Pro Shops
First Aid Supplies Online
Forestry Suppliers, Inc. 800-647-5368
Masks & More N-xxx Masks
Northern Tool - Product Categories
Quantico Tactical Supply Gear
Doc Allens VersaTool
McMaster-Carr supplies products used to maintain manufacturing plants and large commercial facilities worldwide.
MGM Plastic Corporation

Vendors - Mostly Amateur Radio/Electronics (55)

A & A Engineering
AARS Home Page - Icom, Kenwood & Yaesu
Allied Electronics - Electronic Components Distribution.
Array Solutions manufactures RF power splitters and phasing systems for antennas and switching systems for antennas and radios and Baluns and Un-uns as well as transmission line transformers and two radio contesting switching devices. R.F. and Microwave components, filters, bandpass filters, matching devices, custom antenna systems, RME Filters, I.C.E. Industrial communication engineers products,
Associated Radio
Battery Mart
Boneyard Bluebook The Non-commercial online Radio Pricing Guide
Byonics - TinyTrak3 GPS Position Encoder
Cable X-Perts, Inc.
CWS ByteMark, largest supplier of toroids, ferrite cores, iron powder cores, MPP cores and RF cores
CWS Coil Winding Specialist, manufacturer of transformers, inductors, coils and chokes
Davis RF - Home Page
Discount Communications Antennas, Accessories, Audio & RF Connectors and Components from BUX Comm
DX Engineering, your source for complete antennas and professional grade antenna parts!
East Coast - Kenwood Parts
ER Country Comm Surplus
Galls Public Safety Equipment
Gateway Electronics
Marshall's Industrial Hardware, Inc.
Impulse Electronics
Industrial Metal Supply Co.
KS - Current Baluns, Line Isolators, CAROLINA WINDOM, SuperLoop, wire antennas, RF conectors, coax
LDG Electronics Inc.
Mouser Electronics - Electronic Component Distributor
NiCAD Lady
Nifty Accessories
Pacific Parts
Palomar Engineers
Power Inverters, Modified and Pure Sine Wave Inverter - Samlex America
ProClip Mounting Systemt
Quicksilver Radio Products
R&L Electronics
Radio-Electronics - Surplus Shed
Radioware & Radio Bookstore Radio Hobbyist Catalog
RT Systems Radio Programming Software
The WireMan - Products for Amateur & Professional Radio since 1976
Timewave Amateur Products
Tower Electronics Online Wholesale Catalog - Page Five
Universal Radio shortwave, amateur, scanner and CB radio since 1942
W4rt Electronics Ham Radio Accessories
West Mountain Radio
Willy's Electronics Online Store
Electronic Components Distributor | DigiKey Corp. | US Home Page
Shop DigiKey, distributor of thousands of electronic components and parts from hundreds of trusted suppliers. Find solutions for your technology projects!
Futurlec, The Electronic Components and Semiconductor Superstore
The Electronic Components and Semiconductor Superstore, we carry a large range of electronic components, including integrated circuits, resistors, capacitors, diodes, transistors

Miscellaneous Sites (Not Sorted Yet) (4)

Traffic Handling Tools
Hum and Noise Solutions for the Ham Radio Operator
Ham Station Hum and Noise Solutions
Reports of a "hum" on my radio
Reports of a "hum" on my radio
Low-tech Magazine Low-tech Magazine refuses to assume that every problem has a high-tech solution.

Weather/Earthquake Sites (21)

The Weather Channel
Weather Underground
Maps Weather Underground
01 - National Weather Service - NWS San Diego
01a - NWS San Diego Satellite
01b - NWS San Diego Radar
01c - NWS San Diego Discussion
02 - NWS Los Angeles-Oxnard - Discussion
03 - Space Weather Bureau
04 - Storm Prediction Center
05 - NOAA - National Weather Service
06 - NHC - Tropical Prediction Center

California Geological Survey - Probablistic Seismic Hazards Assessment
California Seismic Safety Commission
Real-Time Forecast of Earthquake Hazard in the Next 24 Hours
Tsunami Page of Dr. George P.C. - Tsunami, Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Volcanic Eruptions and other Natural and Man-Made Hazards a
Live Earthquake Mashup
West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Information
CA Integrated Seismic Network
Southern California Earthquake Data Center Home
Latest Earthquakes M5.0+ in the World - Past 7 days
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards
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