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Apps for Mobile Devices Philosophy Online Code Practice
Callsign Servers FCC Forms and Services How To Tutorials
Manufacturers DX'ing, Contesting, Operating, Awards Retail Dealers
Special Resources Software/Digital Resources Contest / Logging Software
Used / Surplus Vendors General Organizations Useful Computer Links
Part / Component Vendors Antenna / Tower / Rotor Vendors Didcated Amateur Blogs
Miscellaneous Vintage QSL Card Collections

Major link corrections update. All sites are live as of March 16, 2017 9:47

Links added and updated: Friday, June 16, 2017 19:30


Apps for Mobile Devices


Callsign Services


Manufacturers


Special Resources


Used / Surplus Vendors


Part / Component Vendors


Organizations:


Disclaimer

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Philosophy:

  • 47 CFR Part 97.1 --the FCC's official reasons for establishing the Amateur Radio Service
  • The Amateur's Code --first published in 1928 and still the standard of conduct we all should strive to meet
  • K0WA's Web Site -- If you have been in the hobby for years and don't know Lee, you do not know CW. Lee is a truly unique individual.

FCC Forms and Services


DX'ing, Contesting, Operating, Awards


Software/Digital Resources


General Organizations


Antenna / Tower / Rotor Vendors


Companies:


Miscellaneous

Online Code Theory and Practice


Amateur Radio Exam Practice:


How To Tutorials


Retail Dealers


Contesting / Logging Software


Useful Computer Stuff 2017

  • Accessible Digipan - PSK31 adapted for the blind and visually impaired. Accessible Digipan Direct Download Link
  • Active Elements: Improving Accessibility for Radio Amateurs - Helping those with sight and hearing disabilities enjoy the hobby
  • Apache Open Office -- free alternative to MS Office as you now only get the application for a year or per-processor.
  • Avast -- Free and paid anti-virus program by ALWIL Software. This web designer uses Avast.. Protects Macs and those using Windows XP and newer.
  • Blind Ham User Group
  • CCleaner -- free "crap cleaning" software removes temporary files, cookies, etc.
  • CDBurnerXP -- burn CDs and DVDs including BluRay and HD-DVD for free.
  • Comodo Chromodo - Chrome without the Goo from the Chromium open source project.
  • Craigslist -- This site is should be used with caution
  • doPDF -- free program that creates PDFs from your documents. Print when needed. Saves paper.
  • Eraser -- free program to erase files or even an entire hard drive
  • ExpressPCB -- design your own PCBs with this free layout software
  • Firefox -- The most popular and secure browser prior to Chrome with frequent security updates. Many add-ons that are signed for user security.
  • GreenPrint -- free software to save those wasted sheets of printer paper that only have one line on them
  • HDD Health -- free software to warn you if your hard drive's fixin' to die
  • HDMI Splitter -- HDMI splitter to multiple sources
  • HTTPS Everywhere -- Many sites have shifted to sending you to https links. EFF is the official start of HTTPS Everywhere after the initial Snowden revelations of US citizen snooping by the NSA.
  • Palemoon 32-bit -- A lightweight browser with the same features as Firefox. Also available for x64 systems
  • Multimon -- run up to three monitors on your computer with different taskbars on each with this free software
  • Nitro PDF Reader -- Don't let the name fool you! Mark-up and fill in PDF forms with this loaded software. Version 3+ available for Windows x86 and x64 opens and fills in Acrobat Reader files!
  • PortableApps -- work from any Windows computer with these applications you carry with you on a flash drive
  • Privacy Badger - Another must-have from the people at EFF, an add-on for every web browser to block cookies and ads
  • Protonmail - Free and paid e-mail account with end-to-end encryption. Two-factor authentication [ 2FA ] for your safety. Hosted in Switzerland. Free from EU and US law.
  • QuadLock Unit Converter -- instantly convert between different units of measurement
  • Reactor Server -- run your own web portal with this free Apache distro
  • Recuva -- prounounced "recover," this free software recovers deleted files
  • Snapfiles -- One of the largest link collections of freeware software updated today without the download gimmicks. I point you to the free stuff, you can switch to shareware.
  • Stellarium -- view celestial objects in your sky on this awesome, free planetarium program.
  • Thunderbird -- The Mozilla supported e-mail client that is also the only free client that you can add encryption. Other options are dis-posable e-mail accounts.
  • Tor -- You are now free to browse the Internet anonymously.
  • TrueCrypt -- free on-the-fly encryption software for Windows, Mac and Linux
  • Ubuntu Linux -- free Linux distro (based upon Debian) to start you opening doors instead of going through Windows
  • Ultimate Guide to Online Privacy - vpnMentor A blog dedicated to educating the casual netizen to all things for personal security
  • Zelscope -- turn your PC into a dual-trace 'scope with this free-for-individual-use software

Publications:


Dedicated Blogs


Vintage QSL Card Collection

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Updated :: Friday, June 16, 2017 19:30
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