Links to Other Ham Radio Web Pages

Fantastic Graphic of a Near-Real-Time MUF Map. Very easy to use, showing propagation conditions up to the minute. Comes with a complete description of how to make use of the contour lines to predict the chances of a contact on a specific band between two points, up to the minute.

Solar Weather Pages


A continously updating greyline map to show where enhanced propogation is likely to take you and where the greyline is at any particular moment.

Greyline Map


Solar numbers interpretation in the form of a Current DX Propagation Forecast. Some chatty analysis of what the numbers mean.

DX Propagation Forecast


ARRL Propagation Forecast Bulletins


These next sites are online callbooks where you can look up QSL addresses. They primarily cover US Hams, but have a few foreign callsigns as well.

Buckmaster's World Wide HamCall(tm) Server


The last of these also has an area which show the most recent callsigns issued by the FCC, so if you just passed your ham test and are looking for your new callsign, QRZ.COM is where to go looking.

Welcome to QRZ!

You can also get information from QRZ via the QRZ callsign e-mail server. Just send an email to: lookup@qrz.com

and in the body of the email put:

lookup (type one callsign here)

If you would like to add your e-mail address to the QRZ database, you can send an e-mail to updates@qrz.com with a message that looks like the following using your callsign and address:

qrz_email W1ABC user@example.address

To update your Home Page (URL) listing, in the body of the message put:

qrz_link W1ABC http://www.example.address/w1abc


This is the web page of an online DX newsletter, a good place to find out the latest in Dxpedition news, QSL addresses for contacts with Dxpeditions, etc.

OPDX Bulletin


This database handles Russian callsigns:

Russian Callbook


This site will calculate bearing and distance between any two points on earth. Very handy for checking on things like qualification for the 1,000 mile per watt award and finding beam settings. Also useful for just finding the latitude and longitude of a city.

Distance and Direction Calculator; How far is it?


An Incredible History Site on the history of CW or Morse Code in Radio. Lots of pictures of antique gear etc.

The Telegraph Station


Lots of interesting and helpful HAM and DX information from KB7UB:

Uncle Bubba's Home Page


This site has lots of useful help with antenna design calculations and a number of instructional pages:

The Elmer HAMlet


When it works, six meters is remarkable. With the solar cycle rebounding, and new rigs adding six meters as an option, it is worth checking out this lowest of the VHF bands:

A Major Site for 6 Meter Info


Here are some interesting sites posted on the internet QRP-L Email list:

An extensive network of beacons is maintained around the world to help spot openings on bands from 20 to 6 meters. Here is detailed information on the beacon network, frequencies, timings, software etc.:

HF Beacons


Here are some offbeat sites featuring special modes, unusual parts etc.:

Verne Wright, W6MMA's St. Louis Vertical


As one friend was fond of saying whenever frequencies above 1296 Mhz. were mentioned "Get a Flashlight":

SHF Microwave Parts Company


Hardly a new mode, Slow Scan Television has proven to have strong and continuing appeal. New equipment continues to show up on the market and you can get programs to use SoundBlaster type cards on your computer for decoding this mode:

SSTV

G7PBB's Amateur Radio SSTv Page


PC Antenna Modeling is a great tool. EZnec is a fine balance of price and performance in PC based software to break through the folklore and into science with your personal designs:

EZnec Antenna Modeling Software

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