Resources

Here is a short list of helpful radio websites and resources. This list is not an advertisement. OTVARC receives no compensation for these links.

Study & Learning

Radio Exam Study Resources
http://hamstudy.org
https://www.kb6nu.com/study-guides/

Ham Radio Publications
https://cq-amateur-radio.com/
http://www.arrl.org/qst

Reference Materials
http://www.arrl.org/home
https://www.fcc.gov/wireless/universal-licensing-system

Other Local Ham Radio Clubs/Groups
https://w7lt.org/
http://www.worc.info/
https://washcoares.org/
https://clackamasares.org/
https://www.arrg.org/
https://wvdxc.org/
https://ecsupportoregon.net/

Blogs & Videos
Ham Nation Podcast
https://www.youtube.com/c/DavidCasler
https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse/videos
https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadio20/videos

SWL/Receiving
http://www.websdr.org/
http://kiwisdr.com/public/
https://www.receiverbook.de/

Equipment Reviews
https://www.eham.net/reviews/index

Forums
https://www.qrz.com/

Antique Equipment
https://antiqueradio.org/begin.htm

Kit Building
https://www.hamradiosecrets.com/ham-radio-kits.html
https://www.qrp-labs.com/
http://www.qrpme.com/

Get on the air!

Foxhunting
https://www.byonics.com/mf
https://kc9on.com/ham-radio/fox-hunting/
https://hackaday.com/2020/12/26/fox-hunting-with-software-defined-radio/

Satellites
http://amsat.org

Repeaters
https://www.repeaterbook.com/

Data Communications
https://hamwan.org/
https://hamshackhotline.com/
https://www.winlink.org/

HF

Reverse Beacons/RX Reports
http://www.reversebeacon.net/
https://pskreporter.info/pskmap.html

CW
https://longislandcwclub.org/
https://cwops.org/cw-academy/

Portable Operations
https://pota.app/#/
https://www.sota.org.uk/
https://www.iota-world.org/

Contesting
https://www.contestcalendar.com/weeklycont.php

QRP
https://qrper.com/
See kit building above

Logging
https://n1mmwp.hamdocs.com/
https://www.n3fjp.com/
https://www.hamradiodeluxe.com/

QSL Cards
Canva.com – Design your own!
https://www.kb3ifhqslcards.com/
http://ux5uoqsl.com
https://wvdxc.org/ – 7th district QSL Bureau

Ham Radio Sales
https://www.qrz.com/
https://www.hamradio.com/
https://www.dxengineering.com/
https://www.gigaparts.com/

Just for fun
http://hamhijinks.com

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