QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo
Information— QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo coming March 25-26, 2023
Automatic Packet/Position Reporting System (APRS)
APRS— Bob Bruninga's APRS information site
ARRL— ARRL's APRS information page
aprs.fi— real-time display of APRS and AIS data (centered on Chehalis, WA)
Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES)
ARRL Public Service— ARES, NTS, Field Organizations, Training, etc.
Washington State ARES
—District 3 Cities:Centralia, Lacey;
Counties:Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Thurston, East Thurston
— Lewis County: ARES
— City of Centralia: ARES, City
Amateur Radio Information
American Radio Relay League: licensing, question pools, etc.
search forhamfests & conventions
Anderson Powerpole® Connectors— assembly instructions
Antenna - PulseLarsen: "Amateur Antenna Products"
"Antenna Basic Concepts"
Connectors— Molex, PL-259 and Anderson Powerpole connector information
Heat Shrink Tubing Sizes Chart
Microphone Pinout— Alinco to Astatic radios plus links to other radios
N7CFO's Pacific Northwest Hamfairs & Events
N7CFO's Western Washington Amateur Radio Licensing Classes, Training Classes & Examination Sessions
N0NBH's HF Propagation and Solar-Terrestial Data Website
PNW DMR — Pacific Northwest Digital Mobil Radio Information pages
RepeaterBook— North American Repeater Directory.
eHam — QRZ — ARRL— Call sign lookup
Morse Code & Telegraph Keys
(Thanks to Lynn Burlingame, N7CFO)
ARRL — Learning Morse Code links
Farnsworth timing — explained
Kock method — learning Morse code at full-speed
Vibroplex — semi-automatic morse code keys (bugs)
Milestone Technologies — straight keys, bugs, and iambic paddles
On-the-Air Code Practice
ARRL W1AW Operating Schedule— Has "slow code" sessions at 5, 7½, 10, 13 and 15 words per minute; "fast code" sessions at 10, 13, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 words per minute. There are several 1-hour "slow code" or "fast code" sessions daily Monday through Friday.
West Coast Net (WCN)— is a daily, 10 words per minute, traffic handling net.
The Noon Time Net— accepts CW check-ins and holds CW practice sessions on Wednesdays and Fridays on 7284 MHz after the 75-meter (3970 kHz) 11:30 AM net.
National Traffic System (NTS)
NTS Training Slides
Western Area Traffic Nets
National Weather Service — Seattle, Portland
USC Annenberg's"History of Communication Through Morse Code"
North Florida Amateur Radio Society -"Heathkit Fades Away"
"The History of the Car Radio"
CVARS Social Media
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