Those who can,
Those who can't,
According to your computer
The Current time is:
I never REALLY understood Part 15 until I found this article by the ARRL.
AMATEUR ULS License Search
Radio Direction Finding
KWARC's Dipole Calculator
Ohm's Law Calculator
Official US Time
Here is the 2014-2018 Tech Pool
in pdf format with the
CORRECT ANSWERS highlighted.
Right-click on any link and select
"Save Link As"
to save the question pool on your local drive.
Here is the question pool with only the correct answers for
General Class in .pdf format for July 1st, 2015.
So, you think it's too tough to get a Ham Radio License?
Press play and listen to Denzel for 4 and a half minutes.
So, tell me again about how you can't do it?
a good source of Amateur Radio News.
The Internet Archive website has every edition of 73 Magazine archived. Feel free to click on the logo above and get lost for days reading and reliving the experience! You newer Hams will find out that Baofeng hasn't always existed! People actually had to BUILD their equipment back in the "good old days!" Also, make sure you check out the prices in some of the ads from back in the 60's, 70's and 80's. $25.00 radios didn't exist back then! Whatever you do, enjoy this journey back in time and share the link with your family and friends. They'll get a kick out of it too!
Click on the image above to see another awesome J-Pole design.
Want to learn Morse Code?
Here's a good place to start!
Interested in obtaining
a vanity callsign?
FCC Callsign Database
Amateur radio license plates
Please allow 4 to 6
weeks for the plates to be made and delivered to your county court
courtesy of: Tennessee Department of
Did you know?
Except for the fees involving
However, you might prefer a license that you can customize yourself.
Also, if you're
interested in saving your license as a .jpg image, you can use the
For you PREPPER types, here is the
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This is the link to the
latest version of CHIRP.
your radio programming cable doesn't work,
These are the Prolific Chipset drivers
for newer programming cables.
Curious? Read The following Notes-
After downloading the above file, run it.
You'll find a folder appropriately named
After you've run the corrrect exe for your Operating System, plug in your cable,
and go to the CONTROL PANEL. Open the DEVICE MANAGER and look for the
Prolific USB to Serial adapter (IT'S LOCATED UNDER COM
AND LPT PORTS) that has an exclamation next to or over the icon for that
device (It should stand out rather noticably). Double click on that
device. In the box that pops up, click on the driver tab
at the top. Now click on update driver and select Browse my
computer for driver software. On the next screen, click on Let me
pick from a list of device drivers on my computer. You will see at
least two (perhaps more) drivers available - they will all have dates
associated with them.
You now have a working cable for your radio!FYI: The drivers that Windows will automatically install from the internet are specifically designed to not let your programming cable work if it doesn't have the original manufacturer's chipset inside.
The K5EHX repeater search.
Enter your callsign, or just about any other
info about your location and this site will
come back with a list (along with a map!) of most
repeaters that are within range for you.
Thoughts on the "Mystery" Antenna
By Gene Hinkle, K5PA
Click HERE for the J-Pole handbook!
Build your own 2 meter
bi-directional gain antenna!
HERE is a good
Here is a nice
North America Radio Beacons
LF/MF Radionavigation Stations
W3WVG Amateur Radio Software
to download the last FREE version of HRD
Dipoles for Dummies!
Click HERE for the ARRL ARES Newsletter
How to work amateur radio satellites with your handheld radio!
If you have a Pro 96, Pro
97 or Pro 99 scanner,