K1BV Awards Directory
SP9JPA Awards News
SM3CER Contest calendar
RSGB VHF Contest Calendar
WSJT...Software suite from Joe Taylor K1JT... Weak signal modes
EI9GQ ... Ed is a homebrew guru and has plenty of interesting circuits and information on his website.
Facebook Links (EI)
Digital Ham Radio Ireland Facebook Group
GI on the Air Facebook page
IRTS Facebook Group
South Eastern Amateur Radio Group (SEARG) Facebook Group
Forums / Message Boards
Transmission 1...Forum for Amateur Radio in the UK
Boards dot ie ... An Irish related message board for radio hobbyists
FrequencyDB ... Radio related forum mainly for scanner enthuasists
QRZ - Homebrew and Kits ...
CTCSS tones and frequencies
Kits...QRP (Low Power)
GQRP Club .. They stock lots of useful components for their members.
QRP-LABS ... Amazing set of kits at modest prices.
SOTABEAMS ... They stock a lot of excellent products and components
Kanga Products ... UK based kits. Mainly cw. Lots of useful parts for sale.
www.hamshop.cz ... Lots of parts from the Czech Republic at very modest prices.
Walford Electronics ... Mainly CW transceivers from 80m to 20m.
Pacific Antenna ... Lots of small professional looking kits
Four State QRP Group ... US based QRP group with some nice kits at modest prices.
Five-Dash-Inc ... Some interesting SDR receiver and transceiver kits
CRKits ... Chinese QRP kits
QRPme ... USA based kits. Mainly cw with some simple test gear.
HobbyPCB ... Contrary to what the name might suggest, this company sells a number of high end radio kits
Vectronics ... US based supplier of a large range of radio kits
QRP Ham Radio Kits ... A selection of kits and parts from EA3GCY
QRPver ... Range of low power kits and accessories from the Ukraine.
QRP Guys ... Range of kits and accessories from the USA
BITX ... A very popular HF transceiver kit from India.
... HF Signals ... Home of the BITX transceivers
... ubitx.net ... News about the BITX kits
... groups.io/g/BITX20 ... Forum for the BITX
K7FRY...Find your locator square from Google maps.
Radius around a Point Map
OK2BPQ... Generate QSO map centered on your location
CQ Zone Map of the World ...from EI8IC.
ITU Zome Map of the World ...from EI8IC
Morse Code (CW)
ARRL Morse Code Practice Files ...Morse code sent at different speeds.
ICQ Podcast... UK based news service and podcast
IARUMS... Monthly reports of interference on the amateur bands.
Podcasts... QRP & Homebrew
Chat with the Designers ... A New Jersey based podcast on various radio designs and kits.
Ham Radio Workbench ... US based
Soldersmoke ... One of the longest running podcasts in an easy going style.
Propagation - HF
Current HF Ionospheric Conditions
Predtest... Predicted coverage on each of the HF bands for someone based in the UK
Live Critical Freq Map ... Live map showing the FoF2 Critical Frequency i.e. Frequency at which a signal sent straight up comes back down off the ionosphere.
F5LEN...Tropo forecast for Europe.
WSPR website....Useful map for checking propagation.
G7IZU...Sporadic-E map for Europe
PSK Reporter ... Check the FT8 spots to see what band is open and where.
G7RAU Sporadic-E maps ...
PROPquest ... Sporadic-E
QRSS Links (Very slow cw beacons)
KnightsQRSS Blog ... Some useful background info
WA5DJJ ... Intro to QRSS
WebSDR... Online receivers covering the Amateur bands
UK Repeaters.Net ...Website listing all the VHF repeaters in the UK
IRTS Repeater List... Irish repeater list
DK3WN...Current status of amateur satellites & info
DTMF ...Online DTMF tone generator
VHF...Band 2... 88 to 108 MHz
Paul Logan... Trans-Atlantic FM reception
WSPR... Weak Signal Propagation Reporter
Main WSPR website... Poor map
M0XDK... Good map
VK7JJ... Good for looking at results.
European lightning map ... Live map of lightning strikes in Europe
(Updated 19th May 2019)