Amateur Radio Websites:

CQ Amateur Radio

  • CQ Amateur Radio Communications & Technology - the active ham's magazine

Islands on the Air - Western Washington

  • List of islands in IOTA Group NA-065

KØBG.COM - Mobile Radio

  • A website for mobile radio operators
  • Topics include: amplifiers, antennas, bonding, impedance matching, installing hardware, mobile equipment, noise and RFI abatement, and wiring 

K9YA Telegraph

  • Home of the Robert F Heytow, K9YA (sk) Memorial Radio Club
  • Telegraph e-Zine is a general interest ham radio publication
  • Visit the website to subscribe to the email newsletter; its free!

Pacific Northwest Hamfairs and Events

  • A current listing of hamfests, amateur radio license and training classes, and other events in the Pacific Northwest
  • Site maintained by Lynn Burlingame, N7CFO

Potomac Valley Radio Club

  • The Atlantic region's premier contesting club
  • Educational resources ... links to recorded webinars

Summits on the Air


My Top Five Backyard Multi-Band Wire HF Antennas

  • 21-page article from 2004 by L. B. Cebik, W4RNL (SK)
  • Article describes these five antennas: (1) broadside doublet, (2) dipole-doublet, (3) fanned dipole, (4) horizontally oriented and polarized loop, (5) inverted-L

Antique Radios:

Puget Sound Antique Radio Association (PSARA)

  • "We are a diverse group of radio collectors, tinkerers, buyers and sellers, and restorers of vintage radios, televisions, and associated equipment."
  • PSARA members may receive a monthly newsletter by email

History of Telecommunication:


International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) - List of Member Societies

  • The American Radio Relay League represents the United States at the IARU
  • This page includes web links to many IARU member associations in other countries around the world

Maritime Radio:

Maritime Radio Historical Society

  • This dedicated group of volunteers is documenting, preserving and restoring the artifacts of maritime radio history
  • Radio station KPH (in Point Reyes National Seashore) is being restored ... including amateur station K6KPH
  • Check out the video of operator "DA" sending the ceremonial closing CW transmission for KPH/KFS/KSM


RFI, Unintentional Antennas, and Ferrites

  • By Jim Brown, K9YC, Audio Systems Group, Inc., Santa Cruz, CA
  • Presentation slides


Ham Radio Now

  • A most excellent on-line amateur radio program produced about once a week by Gary Pearce, KN4AQ
  • Ham Radio Now is viewer supported - if you like it, please consider making a contribution.