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Updated September 1, 2019

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New Hams

The Dallas Amateur Radio Club conducts NETS most every evening. Even if you don’t participate, this is a terrific opportunity for new hams to learn a lot just by listening. Click here to download the DARC net schedule.

Organizations

American Radio Relay League http://www.arrl.org/

North Texas Clubs http://arrlntx.org/

Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (AREDN®) https://www.arednmesh.org/

Islands on the Air https://iota-world.org/

Repeaters

Repeater Book https://www.repeaterbook.com/index.php?state_id=none

Texas VHF-FM Society http://www.txvhffm.org/

North Texas Repeater Association (NTXRA) http://www.ntxra.com/

Amateur Radio Repeater Database https://www.artscipub.com/repeaters/

WinLink Global Radio Email®
DMR

Texas DMR https://dmrtexas.net/

Motorola Amateur Radio Club Worldwide Network http://www.dmr-marc.net/

RadioID – Register your call for DMR https://www.radioid.net/#!

“How to Build a Code Plug” by Daniel Moses, K9NPX

     http://www.k9npx.com/2018/04/how-to-build-code-plug.html

     An excellent tutorial for getting your radio working.

Databases

FCC ULS Amateur Radio http://tinyurl.com/FCC-ULS-Amateur

QRZ https://www.qrz.com/

Callsign Query Tools http://ae7q.com/query/

HamQTH https://www.hamqth.com/

Islands on the Air https://iota-world.org/

History

Looking for the 1958 Heathkit Catalog? You’ll find that and other radio-related treasures here:
  https://www.americanradiohistory.com/index.htm

Phil’s Old Radios https://antiqueradio.org/welcome.htm

RigPix Database http://rigpix.com/

73 Magazine (Amateur Radio Today) https://archive.org/details/73-magazine

A comprehensive study courtesy Tech Wholesale https://www.techwholesale.com/history-of-the-radio.html

More fascinating sites

Radio Boulevard Western Historic Radio Museum http://www.radioblvd.com/

http://www.ac6v.com/history.php

http://w2pa.net/HRH/

Texas Radio Operator License Plates

Download this application from the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

http://txdmv.gov/publications-tac/doc_download/995-vtr-53-mobile-amateur-radio-operator

Electronics

Lessons in Electric Circuits - Free engineering online textbooks https://www.allaboutcircuits.com/textbook/

Microphone Connections by G4WPW - All you need to know about wiring mics to your rig.

https://www.qsl.net/g4wpw/date.html

Ohm’s Law Calculator and other tools http://www.ohmslawcalculator.com/ohms_law_calculator.php

Vendors

DX Engineering - https://www.dxengineering.com/

Main Trading Company - Paris https://www.mtcradio.com/

Ham Radio Outlet - Plano https://www.hamradio.com/locations.cfm?storeid=20

HamThreads - Embroidered clothing https://www.hamthreads.com/

The SignMan - Custom Signs and Badges http://thesignman.com/

HamCrazy - Signs, badges and gifts http://hamcrazy.com/

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